• Caeleb Dressel to follow Michael Phelps to greatness?
    Five things you can’t miss at U.S. Swim Championships

    The U.S. Swimming National Championships will take place from July 25-29 in Irvine, California, and here we take a look at five things you can’t miss. The U.S. has ruled the pool at the Olympic Games winning 246 gold medals and 533 medals overall. With Tokyo 2020 just two short years away, the next generation of

  • CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND - JULY 22: Francesco Molinari of Italy kisses the Claret Jug after winning the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie Golf Club on July 22, 2018 in Carnoustie, Scotland. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)
    Molinari wins Open, NZ clinch Rugby 7s double: The sporting weekend’s talking points

    Another weekend in sport has come and gone. Golf’s third major of the year, the Open Championship, concluded in Scotland. There was also the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco, while the Tour de France has reached its second rest day. Here are the big talking points — and things you might have missed.

  • Cycling - Tour de France - The 175.5-km Stage 12 from Bourg-Saint-Maurice Les Arcs to Alpe d’Huez - July 19, 2018 - Great Britain's Geraint Thomas, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, and Great Britain's Christopher Froome ride through the so-called "Dutch Corner" in the ascent to l'Alpe d'Huez. Jeff Pachoud/Pool via REUTERS
    Thomas: “The yellow jersey? The Olympics were the real pressure…”

    Wearing the yellow jersey is less “stressful” than competing in an Olympic final, according to Tour de France overall leader Geraint Thomas. The Team Sky rider has been top of the general classification since winning stage 11 on July 18 at La Rosiere ski resort. Now he’s going into the final week of the race with a

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    Ryan Lochte receives 14 month ban for doping rule violation

    US swimmer Ryan Lochte has received a 14-month ban for breaking a doping regulation. The 33-year old was hit with the sanction after he posted an image on social media of himself getting an intravenous infusion on May 24th. That broke USADA anti-doping rules, as athletes are not allowed to receive IV’s unless as part

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    Tokyo 2020 mascot names are revealed!

    We already knew what the Tokyo 2020 mascots looked like, now we now what they are called: say hello to Miraitowa and Someity. Miraitowa, who is blue and white, is the Olympic mascot whilst cherry-and-white-coloured Someity is the Paralympic counterpart. For the first time, the world was able to see them as they made their inaugural

  • Candles, flowers, and photos of the assassinated Kazakhstan's Olympic figure skater Denis Ten are seen at the makeshift memorial in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
    Emotional farewell as memorials are held for Kazakh skater Denis Ten

    Thousands gathered to pay their respects to Denis Ten at memorials across Kazakhstan. Ten put the country on the figure skating map when he won bronze at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. He was the first Kazakh skater ever to win an Olympic medal. The 25-year-old was stabbed to death in broad daylight in the city

  • Joyful scenes as Unified Korean table tennis team wins historic title

    JANG Woojin from South Korea and CHA Hyo Sim from North Korea claimed an historic Mixed Doubles title at the ITTF World Tour Korea Open in Shinhan, South Korea. They became the first unified Korean sports team to win a title since 1991. 🤯🤯 Pure ecstasy as the United Korea Pair of Jang Woojin & Cha Hyo Sim brought the house

  • Esports player Jake Lyon talking to the Olympic Channel
    Jake Lyon: The Overwatch League player who found happiness in Esports

    Jake Lyon, a professional Overwatch League player, is already an Esports veteran at 21 years old. Over 40 million people have purchased Overwatch, making the game’s leading protagonists such as Lyon, who plays for the Houston Outlaws franchise, global icons. The American also has represented his country in front of tens of thousands of screaming fans, many

  • Olympians in Action: Where to Catch the Stars This Weekend

    The World Cup is over but the action is continuing. Old rivals meet this weekend at the world’s top competitions in beach volleyball, rugby sevens and hockey; while tensions dissolve in Korea as table tennis players from North and South reunite once again. Unified Again: Koreans Compete at ITTF Korea Open North and South Korea

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    Olympic snowboarder Chloe Kim raps at ESPYs afterparty

    We all know Chloe Kim is an incredible snowboarder. But did you know she can rap too? That’s right. The 18-year-old American showed off her skills at the ESPYs afterparty, rocking the mic during G-Eazy’s performance of “No Limit.” so this went down last night with G-Eazy hahaha — Chloe Kim (@ChloeKim) July 19,