• Nimble Norman, victorious Velikaya, and other stories you may have missed

    Nimble Norman back in the spotlight Michael Norman is at it again. Just two months after breaking the world indoor 400m record, the 20-year-old has set tongues wagging once more with another stunning performance, this time over his favoured 200m. The world under-20 champion ran the distance in 19.84 seconds at the Pac-12 Championships, an

  • Olympic champions impress with world leads at Shanghai Diamond league

    Seven world leads and six meeting records were the highlights of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in wet Shanghai. Brianna McNeal, Caterine Ibarguen, Shaunae Miller-Uibo, and Renaud Lavillenie were the dominant Olympic champions in Saturday’s meeting. While favourites Justin Gatlin, Andre De Grasse, and Aries Merritt were way off the pace. McNeal back on top

  • Five things to watch in the NBA Conference Finals

    And then there were four. Only the Houston Rockets can stop defending NBA champions Golden State Warriors claiming their fourth consecutive Western Conference title. It’s a similar story in the East with the Boston Celtics trying to deny the Cleveland Cavaliers a ‘four-peat’ of conference crowns. There are storylines galore in the series deciding this

  • Sports Guide: Five Things To Look Out For This Weekend

    If you’re not playing sport this weekend, there is little excuse to not be watching it! From boxing to triathlon there is world class action on offer from around the world to suit all tastes. Here are the top five things you won’t want to miss out on: LOMACHENKO WANTS THIRD WEIGHT WORLD CROWN This

  • Road to Tokyo 2020 Begins: Five things to look out for at WTS Yokohama

    This weekend’s WTS Yokohama is the third stop on the 2018 World Triathlon Series and will officially mark the beginning of the two-year qualifying process for Tokyo 2020. There is always a buzz around the prestigious Olympic-distance event, but this year’s competition has an added edge with Olympic Ranking points on offer. So without further

  • Softball
    Groups decided for Softball World Championship

    The schedule for the WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship in Japan has been revealed. The tournament represents one of the last big events en route to the return of softball at the Olympics. Sixteen nations will descend on the city of Chiba for a a whirlwind ten days of action from 2nd-12th August – with no

  • What does the future hold for Serena Williams?

    Serena Williams faces a race against time to make the French Open later this month. The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion has not played since her first-round exit to Naomi Osaka at the Miami Open in late March. Williams has opted not to play in Madrid this week, has pulled out of the Italian Open

  • Rippon and Nagasu still rule ‘Dancing with the Stars’

    Olympic Figure skaters Adam Rippon and Mirai Nagasu stole the show as ‘Dancing With the Stars’ completed week two. The four episode mini-season saw two more eliminations cut the field of athletes vying for the elusive Mirrorball trophy down to six. Rippon (partnering Jenna Johnson) and Nagasu (partnering Alan Bersten) received the highest scores for

  • Lindsay Vonn
    Vonn and Kenworthy in rap battle!

    It wasn’t exactly as smooth as their skiing skills, but the rap battle between US Olympians Gus Kenworthy and Lindsey Vonn was great fun to watch. The pair went head-to-head on the TBS show ‘Drop the Mic’, trading verbal blows. Freestyle skier Kenworthy’s main line of attack concentrated on Vonn’s (lack of) love life. Vancouver

  • Victoria Pendleton abandons Everest bid

    Pendleton Airlifted off Everest Victoria Pendleton has abandoned a bid to climb Mount Everest on medical grounds. The 37-year-old reached the summit of the cycling world winning Olympic gold medals at Beijing 2008 and London 2012, but oxygen deficiency ended her ambitions of scaling the world’s tallest mountain. View this post on Instagram Unfortunately after