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  • Michael Norman
    Michael Norman gives further notice of his speedy rise to greatness

    The irresistible rise of Michael Norman continues. And at a ‘OMG did you just see that?’ kind of pace. His latest astounding performance came in the 200 metres at an NCAA Outdoor Track and Field meeting in Tempe, Arizona. Running for the University of Southern California’s Trojans team, Norman ran a time of 20.06 seconds.

  • YOG Buenos Aires
    Feel the future at Buenos Aires 2018!

    In less than six months Buenos Aires will welcome the best young athletes from around the world for the Youth Olympic Games. On Monday, another element was revealed ahead of the biggest multisport event ever to be hosted in Argentina. The slogan for the Games – “Feel the Future” – was revealed. Find out about

  • Patrick Reed
    Reed reflects on Masters glory

    Captain America in a green jacket. Patrick Reed has risen to the top of his sport. The 27-year-old had to hold his nerve in a gripping final round of the Masters. “I knew it was going to be a dogfight,” Reed said afterwards. Holding a three-shot lead going into the last eighteen holes at Augusta,

  • Epic fight sends Spain into Davis Cup semis

    Rafael Nadal magic and David Ferrer grit saw Spain into the Davis Cup semi-finals. The hosts defeated Germany 3-2 in a pulsating encounter at the Plaza de Toros in Valencia. World number one Nadal swept aside Alexander Zverev to level the tie at 2-2. Then Ferrer beat Kohlschreiber 7-5 in the fifth set after four

  • Kelly Slater
    What now Kelly Slater?

    Kelly Slater is still to open his 2018 season. An ongoing foot injury forced the American to pull out of three consecutive World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour events His dream of a 12th world title this year is unlikely. Slater declared 2017 to be his final season on tour, but that bid failed. My

  • Goolaerts dies after crash as Sagan claims first Paris-Roubaix

    Tragedy Belgian cyclist Michael Goolaerts has died aged 23 after suffering a cardiac arrest during the Paris-Roubaix classic on Sunday. The 23-year-old crashed on the second set of cobbles just over 100 kilometres from home. Goolaerts did not appear to have any other riders near him when he fell. Paramedics used a defibrillator to revive Goolaerts before

  • Too tall to play ball
    Too tall to play ball

    Tall tale David Simon is being kicked out of the Korean Basketball League because he’s too tall. No seriously. The KBL has decided that two metres or 6ft 6in is the league’s new height limit for foreign players. David Simon stands 6ft 7in or 2.03m tall. Each team is allowed two foreign players. Under the

  • Leander Paes
    Leander Paes breaks record by winning 43rd Davis Cup match

    History in the making Indian tennis legend Leander Paes has become the most successful doubles player in Davis Cup history by winning his 43rd match for India vs China, another crown in a storied career that spans almost three decades. Playing for our 🇮🇳 is the greatest feeling. Let’s Go India @daviscup pic.twitter.com/7navoikZ2O — Leander

  • LeBron takes first step to Tokyo 2020

    LeBron James is in line to turn out for Team USA at Tokyo 2020. James has been named in the initial squad of 35 for 2018 to 2020. The 12-man roster for the 2019 World Cup and the Tokyo Games will come from that list. If he makes the cut, James would join Carmelo Anthony

  • Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy
    Rippon up the rules: Adam and Gus Kenworthy talk Beijing 2020, internet trolls, and being America’s sweetheart

    Beijing 2022 at 32? Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy made history by becoming the first openly gay men to represent the United States at the Winter Games in PyeongChang but will we see them at Beijing 2022? At 28-years-old, Rippon was the oldest Olympic U.S. rookie figure skater since 1936. He would be 32 at Beijing