World’s fastest man, Coleman, under investigation over alleged missed drugs tests
American sprinter Christian Coleman is under investigation over concerns he may have missed three drugs tests, BBC Sport has been told. If found guilty he would face an automatic one-year ban and would miss the World Championships in Qatar and the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year.
Rio Olympics marathon champion fails drugs test
Reigning Olympic and London marathon champion, Jemima Sumgong, is the latest Kenyan athlete to fail a drugs test.According to the BBC, the 32-year-old tested positive for banned substance EPO in an out-of-competition test carried out by athletics’ governing body the IAAF.
Oduduru says Rio Olympics an eye-opener
World Junior Championships silver medallist, Divine Oduduru, said on Monday that returning 7th in the 200m semi-finals of the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil was an eye-opener for him.
Djokovic, Serena lead the pack in flushing meadows
The last and arguably the biggest grand slam of the year is here and as usual, world no 1’s, Novak Djokovic of Serbia and American, Serena Williams, are atop of the male and female ranking respectively. They will open play on Monday, when hostilities begin.
Olympics: Blast, bullet in troubled start for Games
The Rio Olympics got off to a troubled start on Saturday as a loud blast erupted near the cycling race's finish line and a bullet ripped through the media tent at the equestrian venue.
Olympic committee clears all 11 Russian boxers to compete
All 11 Russian boxers who qualified for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics have been given the all clear to compete at the Games following confirmation from the IOC, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) said yesterday.
Refugee team with no home, flag or anthem take centre stage
A team with ‘no home, no flag and no national anthem’ is set to steal the show at the Rio 2016 Olympics - after beating all the odds to compete, reports mirror.co.uk.
Fitness concerns may rule out Nadal
Rafael Nadal has conceded he is not yet sure that he will be able to represent Spain at the Rio Olympics as his fitness concerns linger.
Mikel has a big role to play in our success, says Shorunmu
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu, believes that if John Mikel Obi, employ his wealth of experience and assist in instilling commitment to the national U-23 players, the coach Samson Siasia tutored side will excel at the Rio Olympics football event.