Saturday, 29 April 2017
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'Overweight' Ryan Lochte Races in First Meet Since Olympics

Added: 29.04.2017 9:17 | 4 views | 0 comments

Ryan Lochte, suspended from USA Swimming and international meets through June, won a 200-yard individual medley at the U.S. Masters nationals.

Tags: Olympics, USA

2018 Winter Olympics: Tensions 'will not jeopardise Games'

Added: 28.04.2017 11:54 | 9 views | 0 comments

Tensions between North and South Korea will not jeopardise the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, say organisers.


Kenya says another 'high-profile athlete' failed doping test

Added: 28.04.2017 10:49 | 8 views | 0 comments

The chairman of Athletics Kenya (AK) has told Reuters that another "high-profile athlete" has failed a doping test, just weeks after it emerged Rio Olympics marathon champion Jemima Sumgong tested positive for performance enhancing drugs.

Tags: EU, Olympics

Conlan's conqueror Nikitin takes on Mongan

Added: 28.04.2017 2:30 | 5 views | 0 comments

"Another handy one", was Darren O'Neill's tongue-in-cheek reaction ahead of his clash with Olympic champion Evgeny Tischenko at the National Stadium tonight.


Captain Marvel Makes an ‘Appearance’ in USA Winter Olympics Photoshoot

Added: 27.04.2017 19:56 | 5 views | 0 comments

The NBC Olympics team shares an image of skier Mikaela Shiffrin in her new Captain Marvel gear.


Stockholm won't seek 2026 Winter Games: Social Democrats

Added: 26.04.2017 15:49 | 13 views | 0 comments

The Swedish capital Stockholm has decided not to apply to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, with the Social Democrats, the largest in a four-party coalition currently running the city, citing a lack of broad political support and uncertainty over costs.


See the Proposed Sites of LA's 2024 Olympic Bid

Added: 26.04.2017 14:15 | 1 views | 0 comments

As the race for the bid has been , the 2024 committee has revealed the latest plans for its bid. While the central appeal of would be its existing sports and transportation infrastructure (a key concern following ), the city would still see a comprehensive update of venues and several new structures.


Why is this Englishman on a coin?

Added: 26.04.2017 12:29 | 9 views | 0 comments

He's already been gifted three acres of land and a Companion Order of Fiji -- but now Ben Ryan, hailed as a national hero after guiding the Fiji sevens team to the country's first Olympic medal, has been commemorated on limited-edition currency.

Tags: Olympics

Jailed: Private hospital finance managers who stole nearly £30,000

Added: 26.04.2017 10:38 | 8 views | 0 comments

Two finance managers at an exclusive private hospital which treats British Olympic athletes have been jailed for stealing nearly £30,000 from patients.


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