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Jun 25, 2019
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tournament surpasses $3.0 billion in domestic sponsorship revenues as companies continue to line upThe IOC’s Coordination Commission chief for Tokyo, John Coates, said local sponsorship agreements were up to 62 companies for all three tiers of sponsorship arrangements
Mar 25, 2019
France's excellent display in boxing at Rio 2016 under suspicion following disclosure of AIBA emails accusing judge of favouritismBouzidi's arrival in the senior AIBA ranks coincided with a campaign by France to try to improve its Olympic boxing results after disappointing performances at the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Games
Nov 14, 2018
Women's World Boxing Championships: Olympic medallist Mira Potkonen emerges as flag-bearer of conventional sports in FinlandHaving won Finland’s only medal at Rio Olympics, boxer Mira Potkonen has become a flag-bearer for conventional sports in a country where events like Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships and Wife Carrying World Championships are now the biggest rage.
May 24, 2018
French Open: Victory at Roland Garros in 2018 can reignite Japan's Kei Nishikori's careerFor much of the last decade Nishikori has been the player most likely to bring a first men’s grand slam singles title back to Asia but the 28-year-old now risks being overtaken by South Korean young gun Chung Hyeon.
Apr 05, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Australian cyclists clinch hat-trick of golds on Day 1; men's team surpass Rio recordThe Australians also triumphed in the women's team pursuit and women's team sprint — each time over New Zealand — to carry home three of the four golds up for grabs on the first day of cycling action on the track.
Dec 01, 2017
Hockey World League Final 2017: Australia look to bury ghosts of Rio under new coach, says veteran Mark KnowlesHaving endured a "disappointing" Rio Olympics, world champions Australia are currently on a rebuilding process under a new coach Colin Batch and the Hockey World League Finals is their first step towards reclaiming their numero uno position in world hockey.
Oct 20, 2017
Tainted Rio Olympics chief Carlos Nuzman conditionally freed from jail; awaits verdict on vote-buying scandalBrazilian judges on Thursday conditionally released from jail Carlos Nuzman, who is charged with corruption in an alleged vote-buying scandal to secure the 2016 games.
Sep 13, 2017
Rio Olympics 2016: Corruption, white elephants only legacy as Brazil struggles to recover from Games hangoverThe Rio de Janeiro Olympics was a world class party, but a year later, there's no end in sight to the painful hangover gripping Latin America's biggest country.
Jul 25, 2017
IAAF World Championships 2017: Reigning long jump champion Greg Rutherford ruled out due to ankle injuryBritain's Greg Rutherford has been ruled out of the World Championships in London after the defending long jump champion suffered an ankle injury.
May 10, 2017
Asian Wrestling Championship: Vinesh Phogat on overcoming pain, self-doubt ahead of international comebackVinesh Phogat talks to Firstpost about overcoming pain, self-doubt and helplessness in the aftermath of the serious injury she sustained at Rio Olympics.