Ex-Olympic champion and mayor quits Hungary's ruling party over sex tape A former Olympic champion who had just been re-elected mayor of a city in Hungary quit the ruling Fidesz party on Tuesday to limit the political fallout from a video purportedly showing him having sex.. Reuters - Published 6 days ago
Laura Kenny aiming for a hat-trick of golds at European Championships Laura Kenny will race in the madison, the omnium and the team pursuit at the European Championships in the Netherlands next week as a possible dry run for the Olympics. BBC News - Published 1 week ago
Woods says he's ready for action after surgery
Tiger Woods says he is "right on schedule" after recent knee surgery as he prepares to return to competition at this week's Zozo Championship following two months on the sidelines. Rough cut - no..
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Simone Biles: Record-Breaking Athlete, Olympian
Simone Biles put on a record-breaking clinic at the gymnastics world championships where she won five gold medals and set the record for most world medals for any gymnast, male or female. The..
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Simone Biles Crushes More Records
Simone Biles keeps pushing gymnastics to new heights; both literally and figuratively. According to CNN, the 4-foot, 8-inch Olympic gymnast just won her fifth all-around world title. With her latest..
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World bartender of the year finals take place in Glasgow
A contest dubbed the Olympic Games of cocktail making has brought the planet's best bartenders to Scotland to compete for the world title. Fifty-four national champions from six continents are..
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Babe Ruth baseball jersey tops rare sports memorabilia sale
The 1938 coaching uniform could reach half a million dollars at auction this November, while a Marilyn Monroe-Joe DiMaggio signed baseball may fetch over $200,000. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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Simone Biles' brother pleads not guilty to murder
Tevin Biles-Thomas, brother of Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, pleaded not guilty Friday to multiple murder and other charges in connection with three slayings that took place in Cleveland on New..
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Martin Fourcade shines in Annecy as the Nordic Festival kicks off
Thousands of fans flooded the streets of Annecy to watch the first edition of the Martin Fourcade Nordic Festival. The five-times Olympic champion proved too strong for his opponents yet again while..
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Katelyn Ohashi doesn't need Olympic gold medals to be a world class gymnast Katelyn Ohashi doesn't need Olympic gold medals to be a world class gymnast. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Olympic 100m hurdles champion McNeal out after false start Olympic champion Brianna McNeal is disqualified for a false start in the women's 100m hurdles heats at the World Championships. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago Farah 'hasn't done anything wrong' - Cram reacts to Salazar ban Steve Cram says four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah should not be seen as guilty by his association with banned coach Alberto Salazar. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Dina Asher-Smith's World Championships silver bodes well for Olympics - Denise Lewis Dina Asher-Smith's 100m World Championships silver puts her in the frame for further success at next year's Olympics, says Denise Lewis. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Park World Championships: Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, wins bronze medal Watch as 11-year-old skateboarder Sky Brown moves closer to Olympic qualification, after scoring 58.3 to win bronze at the Park World Championships in Sao Paulo. BBC News - Published on September 14, 2019
South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag at next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry said on Wednesday, as the Asian neighbours engage.. Reuters - Published on September 11, 2019 Seven-time Olympian, pioneer woman lawmaker Hashimoto appointed Olympics minister Named after the Olympic flame when she was born days before Japan hosted the Summer Olympics in 1964, Seiko Hashimoto has lived up to her name by taking part in seven Olympics and doing it in two.. Reuters - Published on September 11, 2019
David Rudisha: Olympic champion thankful after surviving car accident Two-time Olympic champion David Rudisha thanks "the Almighty God for the gift of life" after surviving a car accident in his native Kenya. BBC News - Published on August 26, 2019
'The Paralympics and the Olympics should be less separate' Paralympic long-jumper Markus Rehm wants to see a closer relationship between the Olympics and Paralympics. BBC News - Published on August 25, 2019
'It was like a Olympic or world final' - Asher-Smith shines at Birmingham Dina Asher-Smith underlines why is she seen as a World Championships medal contender with an impressive display in the 200m at the Birmingham Grand Prix. BBC News - Published on August 18, 2019
Allyson Felix: Nike changes policy for pregnant athletes Six-time Olympic gold medallist Allyson Felix says female athletes will "no longer be financially penalised for having a child" after Nike changed its sponsorship contracts. BBC News - Published on August 17, 2019 From Viet Cong to Team USA: Hanoi garment factory's Olympic transformation When Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen started work at the No. 40 Garment Factory, it was still producing boots and uniforms for the Vietnamese army, just as it had done during the Southeast Asian country's long.. Reuters - Published on August 9, 2019
Simone Biles: 'You had one job to do and you couldn't protect us' Olympic and World champion Simone Biles has criticised USA Gymnastics for its failure to protect athletes from being abused by Larry Nassar. BBC News - Published on August 8, 2019 How a proud mum's Facebook post got her kids into the Olympics Latroya, Troy and Jayla Pina have never been to Cape Verde, but the siblings have all been picked for its 2020 Olympics swimming team. BBC News - Published on August 5, 2019
Essex's BMX world champion Freia Challis dreams of Olympic gold Freia Challis is already unbeatable in her age group and wants to take part in the 2028 games. BBC News - Published on August 2, 2019 Japan-South Korea slanging match over tiny islands dragged again into Olympic arena A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics on Wednesday as Tokyo criticized Seoul's complaint over a map of Japan on.. Reuters - Published on July 24, 2019
Japan-South Korea tussle over disputed islands spreads to Olympics, again A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics again as Tokyo on Wednesday criticized Seoul's complaint over the labeling.. Reuters - Published on July 24, 2019 Siobhan-Marie O'Connor: Colitis nearly forced Olympic swimmer to quit Olympic silver medallist Siobhan-Marie O'Connor says she feared she would be forced to quit swimming after being in hospital with her colitis condition. BBC News - Published on July 19, 2019
Former world champion & Olympic gold medallist Whitaker dies Former world champion boxer Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker dies after being hit by a vehicle in the US, police say. BBC News - Published on July 15, 2019 Italian Olympic swimming star Magnini saves drowning tourist Olympic and world swimming star Filippo Magnini comes to the rescue off a Sardinian beach. BBC News - Published on July 8, 2019
Alistair Brownlee: Double Olympic champion wins on full-distance Ironman debut in Cork Britain's double Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee wins on his full-distance Ironman debut to seal World Championship spot. BBC News - Published on June 24, 2019 Boris Johnson may have been London's cheerleader in 2012 but he did not 'deliver the Olympics'. Far from it Conservatives really do seem to think that Johnson can bring back his feel-good factor of old. If Johnson can win in London, he can win anything, they seem to think. Not a chance Independent - Published on June 21, 2019
USOPC say it is making progress on reforms amid new legislation A top U.S. Olympic official on Thursday said the organization is addressing its failure to protect its athletes from the sexual abuse of a team doctor, comments that come days after legislation was.. Reuters - Published on June 21, 2019 Caster Semenya says IAAF used her as a human guinea pig and fears others at risk Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya says she was used by the IAAF and fears other athletes are also at risk. BBC News - Published on June 18, 2019
Dina Asher-Smith 'destroys' Elaine Thompson and Dafne Schippers in the 200m in Stockholm Britain's Dina Asher-Smith beat Olympic champion Elaine Thompson and world champion Dafne Schippers to claim victory in the Diamond League 200m. BBC News - Published on May 31, 2019 Asher-Smith runs fastest 200m of year to beat Olympic and world champions Britain's Dina Asher-Smith beats Olympic champion Elaine Thompson and world champion Dafne Schippers at Stockholm's Diamond League meeting. BBC News - Published on May 30, 2019
Semenya files new appeal to Swiss court over testosterone ruling Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners. BBC News - Published on May 29, 2019 England captain Danson fighting hardest battle of all When Olympic champion Alex Danson hit her head on a wall while laughing, the "most challenging part" of her life began. BBC News - Published on May 24, 2019
Alex Danson: England captain and Olympic champion on head injury recovery When Olympic champion Alex Danson hit her head on a wall while laughing, the "most challenging part" of her life began. BBC News - Published on May 24, 2019 Cameron Norrie: British number two on French Open, Olympics & Andy Murray British number two Cameron Norrie tells BBC Sport why having a "normal life" at university is translating into success as a professional tennis player. BBC News - Published on May 23, 2019
Meilutyte, 22, who won Olympic gold at 15, retires from swimming London Olympic swimming champion Ruta Meilutyte announces her retirement from the sport at just 22 after missing three drugs tests. BBC News - Published on May 22, 2019 World Taekwondo Championships: Watch Jade Jones win her first world title Watch double Olympic champion Jade Jones win the first World Taekwondo title of her career with a 14-7 victory over defending champion Lee Ah-reum. BBC News - Published on May 18, 2019
Double Olympic champion Jones wins first world title Double Olympic champion Jade Jones secures the first world title of her career with a 14-7 victory over defending champion Lee Ah-reum. BBC News - Published on May 18, 2019 ITU World Cup: Alistair Brownlee & Sophie Coldwell win in Cagliari Two-time Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee wins the men's race and British team-mate Sophie Coldwell the women's at the ITU World Cup in Cagliari. BBC News - Published on May 18, 2019
Wada is cleared of bullying after allegations made by Olympian Beckie Scott The World Anti-Doping Agency is cleared of bullying allegations made by former Olympic champion Beckie Scott. BBC News - Published on May 16, 2019 'Topless Tongan' targets third Olympic sport Remember the oiled-up Tongan flag-bearer? After competing at the Olympics in taekwondo and cross country skiing, he's now aiming for sprint canoeing in 2020. BBC News - Published on April 29, 2019
London Marathon preview: Farah targets 'amazing' win over Kipchoge Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah says it would be an "amazing achievement" to topple Eliud Kipchoge at Sunday's London Marathon. BBC News - Published on April 27, 2019 Mo Farah: UK Athletics speak to Olympic champion about Haile Gebrselassie row UK Athletics hold talks with Mo Farah ahead of Sunday's London Marathon regarding his row with Haile Gebrselassie. BBC News - Published on April 26, 2019
Five-a-side indoor rugby to launch in October Olympic gold medal-winning coach Ben Ryan hopes the new version of rugby union that launches in October can revitalise the sport. BBC News - Published on April 26, 2019 Farah was 'victim of attack' at Gebrselassie hotel, says coach Mo Farah's coach says the four-time Olympic champion was involved in an altercation at Haile Gebrselassie's hotel but was the victim of an attack. BBC News - Published on April 25, 2019
Mo Farah's coach says athlete was victim of attack in Haile Gebrselassie's hotel Mo Farah's coach says the four-time Olympic champion was involved in an altercation at Haile Gebrselassie's hotel but was the victim of an attack. BBC News - Published on April 25, 2019 Farah & Gebrselassie in dispute over alleged hotel robbery Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie accuse each other over a version of events regarding an alleged robbery at a hotel. BBC News - Published on April 24, 2019
London Marathon 2019: Mo Farah says victory would rank with Olympic and world titles Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah says winning the London Marathon would rank as one of his greatest achievements. BBC News - Published on April 24, 2019 Olympic champion Stott arrested in climate change protests Olympic gold medal-winning canoeist Etienne Stott was one of hundreds arrested during climate change protests in London over the weekend. BBC News - Published on April 22, 2019 Male synchronised swimmer fighting for gender equality Could we see mixed synchronised swimming at the Olympics? Russian Aleksandr Maltsev is fighting for gender equality in the sport. BBC News - Published on April 19, 2019