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  • Dafne Schippers, Dina Asher-Smith, Max Whitlock and Katinka Hosszu compete
    Ones to Watch: European Championships

    Eleven days. Seven sports. Two host cities. The first-ever European Championships will soon be underway, with around 4,500 of the continent’s finest competing in the new multi-sport event. Featured sports include aquatics, gymnastics, athletics, triathlon, cycling, rowing, and golf. The inaugural edition takes place from 2–12 August and is being co-hosted by Glasgow, Scotland, and

  • GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 11: Evgenia Medvedeva of Olympic Athlete from Russia reacts after competing in the Figure Skating Team Event ? Ladies? Short Program on day two of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 11, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
    Евгения Медведева рассказывает о переезде и тренировках в Канаде

    Минувший год принес Евгении Медведевой смешанные чувства. Российская фигуристка одержала блистательную победу на чемпионате мира-2017 в Хельсинки и считалась фавориткой на золото Олимпиады в Пхенчхане. Однако Медведева финишировала на втором месте, уступив более юной россиянке Алине Загитовой. Это привело к расставанию с ее многолетним тренером Этери Тутберидзе и переездом в Торонто, где Медведева теперь тренируется

  • The Youth Olympic Pass presented by Samsung allows access to competition venues and cultural activities at Buenos Aires 2018.
    You can now register for Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic passes!

    Registration is open for fans who want to attend the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games! Entry to competition and cultural events will be given to anyone who holds a Youth Olympic Pass. The pass provides access to the four Youth Olympic Parks as well as standalone venues, as long as maximum capacities have not been reached. Passes

  • GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 11: Evgenia Medvedeva of Olympic Athlete from Russia reacts after competing in the Figure Skating Team Event ? Ladies? Short Program on day two of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 11, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
    Evgenia Medvedeva opens up on Canada training move

    Evgenia Medvedeva has had a mixed year. The Russian figure skater won the ladies’ singles world title in Helsinki in 2017, and was favoured to win Olympic gold at PyeongChang 2018. But she missed out to Alina Zagitova, finishing second behind her younger Olympic Athletes from Russia teammate. And, after splitting with long-time coach Eteri

  • Tributes to Olympic Gold Medallist Found Dead On Norwegian Island

    Former cross-country skier and Olympic gold medallist Vibeke Skofterud has been found dead in her native Norway, according to Police. Police in the Agder district confirmed on twitter that the body of the 38-year old was found on an island in the South East of the country, and that they were treating the death as

  • Kathleen Baker breaks World Record at U.S. Nationals 2018
    Kathleen Baker channels “inner shark” to break World Record at U.S. Swim Nationals

    Kathleen Baker World Record breaker Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallist Kathleen Baker broke the 100m backstroke world record at the U.S. Swimming Championships in Irvine, California. On a thrilling penultimate day of swimming at the nationals, the crowd had their ‘I was there!’ moment as the world record tumbled. Baker clocked 58.00sec, shaving one tenth of

  • Geraint Thomas wins Tour de France
    Geraint Thomas to claim first Tour de France title

    Two-time Olympic gold medal winning cyclist Geraint Thomas will claim his first Tour de France title on Sunday, after retaining the leader’s yellow jersey ahead of the ceremonial final stage. The Team Sky riding Welshman holds an overall lead of 1min 51sec as they head to Paris for the finale of the 105th edition of

  • Simone Biles set for return to competition at U.S. Classic

    The wait is almost over. It’s been 710 days since Simone Biles completed her run through the Rio 2016 Olympics where she claimed four gold medals and a bronze. On Saturday, she’s set to return to competition at the U.S. Classic in Columbus, Ohio, the final qualifying event for the U.S. gymnastics national championships. Though

  • Yuzuru Hanyu Immortalised as a Pale Ale
    Yuzuru Hanyu is flavour of the month with ‘All Eyes on Yuzu’

    Yuzuru Hanyu may be known as the ‘Prince of Ice’ but this summer he has been put on ice in more ways than one. That’s because a brewery has created a craft beer called ‘All Eyes on Yuzu‘, inspired by the reigning Olympic champion. The Muskoka Brewery based in Ontario, Canada, created the beer, which

  • After a Challenging Year: Can Axelsen Retain World Title?

    Reigning world badminton champion Viktor Axelsen has had his season hampered by very different things. First an injury and then… guess what? Pollen! The Rio 2016 bronze medallist and world number one has been struggling with allergies, causing him breathing problems. “I haven’t really been able to follow the amount of practise that I really