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World Taekwondo: Muhammad targets gold after Olympic heartache
She was disappointed to "only" secure bronze at the Rio Olympics and determined to win more major honours. "No British fighter has ever won back-to-back titles so I want to be the first to do that," she told BBC Sport. "There's less pressure, as I've ...
Doug Robinson: No rhyme or reason for what Olympic sports are in or out
Maybe there is no harm in adding sports — the more the better, right? — but the populist movement does seem to dilute or devalue the Games. There is something a little less Olympian in an Olympics that includes sports, for instance, whose primary ...
LA 2024 Invites Kids To Follow The Sun, Try Olympic Sports With Exciting Olympic Day Celebration
IN PICTURES: Paris hosts two day 'Olympics' as city's iconic landmarks transform into sports venues
Macron backs Olympics 2024 bid at Paris sports weekend
SA soccer veterans look back on Kensington Oval match against Manchester United
Marusic and teammate Roger Romanowicz last week returned to the old Olympic Sports Field to mark 50 years since they, among a squad of SA's finest semi-professional players, took on Manchester United during its 1967 global tour. Weeks after winning the ...
Parkour community fighting off moves to be included in Olympic Games
You would think most sports would jump at the chance to be included in the Olympic Games, but parkour is a little more complicated. The sport, which involves jumping, climbing and running through urban environments, is being courted by the ...
From illegal to Olympic sport: Skateboarding in Vancouver through the ages
Kevin Harris remembers when the skateboarding craze took over Vancouver in 1974. "It really hit really hard and quick," Harris said. Vancouver was the first city in Canada to adopt the new fad, Harris says, which hailed from southern California. Within ...
India wants to host 2032 Olympics, 2030 Asian Games - IOA chief
The aim, Ramachandran said, was to use the engagement as a catalyst for the growth of Olympic sports in India and to help improve the country's miserable standing in pretty much every sport apart from cricket. As the world's second-most populous nation ...
Intel's True VR will bring the 2018 Olympic Games into your living room
GB bobsleigh coach accused of racism as welfare crisis in Olympic sport grows
The athlete welfare crisis in Olympic sport continues to grow with the revelation that a bobsleigh coach was accused of racism amid an alleged “culture of fear” pervading the high-performance programme. News of yet another governing body accused of ...
Great Britain Olympic bobsleigh coach accused of racism by athlete ...
PH grapplers earn overall title in Olympic Day Celebration
WAP also performed well in the three-way, tug-of-war and mixed 4x100m relay during the one-day affair organized by the Philippine Olympic Committee with the technical support of the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association and Philippine Sports ...
Three US major professional sports leagues add support to LA's bid for 2024 Olympic Games
LOS ANGELES, June 25 (Xinhua) -- Three of major professional sports leagues in the United States voiced Sunday their support for Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games while the race between Los Angeles and Paris for the ...
Olympic skater Tara Lipinski weds sports-TV producer
NBC figure-skating commentator and Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski and her fiance, sports-TV producer Todd Kapostasy, were married Saturday. “I am officially Mrs Kapostasy!,” wrote Lipinski, who turned 35 on June 10, on Instagram Sunday alongside ...
Olympic figure skater Tara Lipinski weds fiancé