A Texas man has been charged with providing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes competing in last year’s Tokyo summer Olympics. One such athlete had been Nigerian runner Blessing Okagbare. Eric Lira distributed drugs for the sole purpose of disrupting the Tokyo Olympic Games, the US Attorney’s Office in Manhattan said on ….
With the 2022 Australian Open now less than a week away, fans have been informed that crowds will be capped at 50 per cent capacity following a new surge in infections. Tickets already sold will be honored, confirmed a spokesperson for the Victorian government. Ground pass access will also remain ….
British four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome is being forced to push back his preparations for the new season by a knee injury. According to a comment made by Froome on his official YouTube channel, the cyclist damaged a tendon in his knee during a pre-season training session. He ….
Serge Mombo, who is the president of Gabon’s football league, the La Ligue de l’Estuaire, is being accused of having demanded sexual favours from young players in return for a spot on national teams. Mombo is one of Gabon’s highest ranking football officials. He was re-elected president of the league ….
Aussie Nick Kyrgios seems to have made yet another difficult start to a year with his recent withdrawal from an ATP 250 tournament at Melbourne Park on Tuesday. Kyrgios, 26, has cited asthma as the reason for his withdrawal. Kyrgios is set to arrive in Sydney later this week – ….
Judy Murray, who is the mother of tennis stars Andy and Jamie, has reportedly won a harrowing eight-year-long planning battle to build a £40 million tennis and golf complex just outside of Dunblane. Murray said the complex will represent a legacy for her two sons. The complex was approved earlier ….
The NHL has decided not to send its players to compete in the Beijing Olympics due to the new variant and a global rise in infections. The league announced last September that it would press pause on its regular season so as to allow the world’s top men’s ice hockey ….
A former NRL player has been ordered to pay damages to the tune of NZ$528,700 to his ex-wife. Michael Jennings is being accused of verbal as well as sexual abuse by former spouse Kirra Wilden. Their relationship finally ended in May 2016. According to Wilden, Jennings would regularly drink and ….
Two-time Olympic champion and Kiwi canoe racing great Alan Thompson has been banned from the sport. The ban follows a long-running inquiry and investigation into allegations of historical sexual harassment. Allegations against Thompson first surfaced in October last year. The allegations alleged that Thompson had made untoward sexualised remarks toward ….
France forward Kevin Gourdon has been forced into early retirement by a heart problem. Gourdon, who is 31, once accused the All Blacks of cheating. He’s known to have played some of his best rugby against New Zealand. According to the Frenchman, who confirmed his condition and decision to retire ….