Rio 2016

  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Peter Sagan and Danuta Kozak are all in action this weekend
    Where to Catch the Stars this Weekend

      It’s another action-packed weekend of sport featuring your favourite Olympians. Tennis fans will be looking forward to the final Grand Slam of the season, the US Open, which gets underway in New York on Monday. But there is plenty of excitement before then including the start of one of cycling’s great races. LINING UP

  • Peter Burling And Blair Tuke set to race at Tokyo 2020
    New Zealand’s Burling and Tuke vow to defend Olympic title at Tokyo 2020

    Virtuoso New Zealand sailing pair Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have confirmed they will race and try to win consecutive gold medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. After winning gold at Rio 2016, they helped Emirates Team New Zealand claim their first America’s Cup in 17 years and have also just finished the Volvo Ocean Race.

  • Hamish Bond at the start of the individual time trial race at Gold Coast 2018
    Interview: Hamish Bond shares insight on new life in cycling

    Hamish Bond likes to go outside his comfort zone. The bigger the challenge, the better. The two-time Olympic rowing champion has reached every imaginable peak in his sport. Now he’s embarking on a bid to win another Olympic gold at Tokyo 2020. In cycling! But he’ll have to qualify first. The 32-year-old Kiwi, who just

  • What now, Novak Djokovic?

    On June 5th 2016, Novak Djokovic reached the top of the mountain. Victory over Andy Murray in the French Open final saw him become the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to hold all four Grand Slams titles at once. It has been largely downhill since. An elbow injury has taken its toll on

  • Mustafina makes impressive return just 10 months after giving birth

    Double Olympic champion Aliya Mustafina has returned to competitive gymnastics. Just 10 months after giving birth to her first child, she finished fourth at the Russian national championships in Kazan. Огромное спасибо всем за поддержку❤❤❤ A post shared by Aliya Mustafina (@musaliya135) on Apr 20, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT The competition was won by Mustafina’s

  • Bekele and Kipchoge lock horns again in London

    We have a race on our hands. Three of the greatest distance runners of modern times will line up in the men’s London Marathon on Sunday. Kenya’s Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge goes up against two track legends. One is three-time gold medallist Kenenisa Bekele who has also run the second fastest marathon in history.

  • Laurie Hernandez is Back in the Game!

    After two years out of gymnastics, Rio gold and silver medallist Laurie Hernandez has begun training again with a view to competing at Tokyo 2020. The American certainly kept herself busy, winning U.S. TV series Dancing With the Stars, becoming a published author and designing a clothing collection. But none of these pursuits provided quite the

  • Australia sevens captain Stannard leaves hospital after “one-punch attack”

    Australia rugby sevens captain James Stannard has left hospital after being assaulted on a team night out. The 35-year-old was sucker-punched outside a fast food restaurant in Sydney’s coastal Coogee suburb early Friday morning. Stannard hit the pavement and suffered a fractured skull, ruling him out of a third Commonwealth Games later this month. The

  • Rio Paralympics swim star Huang dies in car crash

    Five-time Paralympic swimming gold medallist Huang Wenpan has died in a car crash. He was 22. Chinese news agency Xinhua reported Huang was driving alone in Hongya County when he hit a lamppost. We are extremely sorry to hear the news of the passing of China Paralympic swimmer Wenpan Huang. The five time gold medalist