The story since: Traditionally Great Britain’s strongest discipline in equestrian, expectations were met with a silver medal in the team event at 2012. Britain is expected to either repeat or better that performance in Rio, although Germany are firm favourites. There was widespread shock when William Fox-Pitt was placed in an induced coma after suffering a serious fall in France last October. The 47-year-old has made a good recovery, but his participation is not 100 per cent certain. However, Britain has silver or bronze chances in the team competition without him. … [Read more...] about Rio 2016 Olympics: How will Team GB equestrian eventing prospects fare?
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The 100 meters world record holder told assembled journalists that "people should have faith" in athletics following a series of doping revelations over the past year. Russian track and field athletes are not present in Rio after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) backed a blanket ban by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on their competing. … [Read more...] about Watch: Usain Bolt Serenaded By Rapping Norwegian Journalist At Rio 2016
After making history to win the 2012 Olympic gold in a world record time of 1:40.91, Rudisha missed the 2013 World Championships in Moscow as he underwent a series of serious knee operations. He silenced his critics when he stood firm to defend his Olympic title in Rio Games in 2016. … [Read more...] about Kenya’s Rudisha pushes for return to Olympic Games
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But it might not be the end of Bolt's athletic career -- he says he plans to train with the German soccer team, Borussia Dortmund, at the end of the 2017-18 season. … [Read more...] about Usain Bolt Says Track ‘Wasn’t Fun Anymore’ Before 2016 Olympics
Amir Khan is in town. The British boxer of Pakistani origin, a 2004 Olympic Games silver medallist (lightweight), a former light welterweight WBA and IBF world champion, Khan is in New Delhi for the first edition of the Super Boxing League, an eight franchise, all-evening show in the national capital on July 7. It’s a property he co-owns with Bill Dosanjh, the British tycoon, and India is where they hope to make a splash in. His last outing in the ring wasn’t a happy one. Back on May 7, 2016, Khan lost a middleweight bout to Mexico’s Canelo Alvarez, knocked out in the sixth round of the twelve-r ounder, which left his pro career record at 31-4. Not yet 31, Khan isn’t done yet. A comeback — welterweight — is on the cards, and the opponent could well be Manny Pacquiao. If it happens, it could well be the fight of the year, one of them certainly. Here, Khan speaks to Shamya Dasgupta about his comeback plans, his boxing philosophy, Vijender Singh, and, … [Read more...] about I respect what Vijender Singh has done: Amir Khan, Olympic Games silver medallist (lightweight Boxing)