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Jul 28, 2019
FINA World Championships 2019: Olympic medallist Tamas Kenderesi held back over sexual harassment allegationsHungarian swimmer Tamas Kenderesi has been banned from leaving the country for 10 days until the South Korean police investigate an incident in a nightclub
Jul 01, 2019
Thomas Rohler interview: Rio 2016 gold medallist on Germany's secret to success in javelin, Neeraj Chopra's emergence and moreRohler talks about a host of issues: the mental barriers in javelin throwing; how to be a 90m thrower; his own path from a small city called Jena to becoming an Olympic champion; the secret behind Germany’s success in javelin throw and India’s Neeraj Chopra.
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.
Oct 04, 2018
Asian Games gold medallist Jinson Johnson says there's more to learn from losing abroad than winning in IndiaJinson Johnson has his sights set on the 2020 Olympics after a successful Asian Games where he won two medals and will be hoping to solidify his place as one of India's best athletes.
Aug 23, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Olympic Council of Asia foils Russian cyclist Olga Zabelinskaya's attempts to compete for UzbekistanOlga Zabelinskaya, a cyclist who formerly represented Russia, winning silver in the 2016 Rio Olympics, attempted to compete for Uzbekistan at the Asian Games but was denied permission.
Jul 09, 2018
Gymnastics star Dipa Karmakar's golden comeback at Turkey should help her confidence soar high ahead of Asian GamesAat the Mersin Gymnastics Hall on Sunday, Dipa Karmakar opted for Handspring 360 and Tsukuhara 720 with difficulty ratings of 5.4 and 5.6 to log an impressive 14.100 and 14.200, and was miles ahead of her rivals.
Apr 09, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Jitu Rai's 10m air pistol gold could rekindle Olympic ambitions after confidence-hit at RioThe Olympic peak still looms large over the unassuming Jitu Rai, but this performance may just will him for a repeat journey.
Apr 05, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Gold medallist Mirabai Chanu reveals how she nearly quit weightlifting after Rio failureMirabai Chanu's record-breaking feats at the Commonwealth Games 2018 might never have happened had she decided to hang up her boots, which she nearly did after her disappointing show at the Rio Olympics in 2016.
Apr 02, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Cate Campbell promises to make up for 'great choke' at 2016 Rio OlympicsCate Campbell is blazing the comeback trail after taking a year out from the sport, prompted by what Campbell described as the "greatest choke in Olympic history" in Rio.
Mar 20, 2018
Miami Open: Juan Martin Del Potro hopes to win third straight ATP title of 2018 at 'favourite' tournamentJuan Martin Del Potro captured his second ATP title in a row when he beat Roger Federer to win the Indian Wells Masters title.