Sports

More Suspensions Affect Russian Athletes

The Russian athletics president, along with a number of senior officials have been suspended due to breaches of anti-doping riles that involve with high jumper Danil Lysenko. The Athletics Integrity Unit has stated that the provisional suspensions were directly linked with an assessment into violations that had been committed by ….

RWC, F1 May Be Affected by Hagibis

Organisers of both Formula 1 and the Rugby World Cup are currently monitoring a large typhoon that has been forming just south of Japan, which is expect to bring torrential rain and strong winds to the country over the weekend. The Japanese Meteorological Agency has stated that Typhoon Hagibis is ….

Russia Faces Worldwide Sporting Ban

Russia could potentially see a ban from all major sporting events due to discrepancies in a lab databases, as warned by the World Anti-Doping Agency. The country has been given a limit of three weeks to explain the many inconsistencies in their database or face being excluded from the Olympics ….

Tokyo 2020 Organisers Test New Snow Machine

Despite it being 25C in central Tokyo, snow was falling at the venue for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The snow wasn’t result of freak weather, but rather the latest innovation tested by organisers of the 2020 event, who are hoping to try and keep the extreme heat at ….

Lisa Adams Sets a New World Record

Lisa Adams has surpassed the Women’s Para Shot Put World Record for the second time in just three weeks, but this time she’ll be celebrating her achievement with an entry into the record books! Adams pitched an impressive 14.52 metres in the F37 event she was participating in at the ….

A Golden Era for NZ Snow Sports

Snow sports in New Zealand and are enjoying a gilded age in terms of success and overall popularity. Freestyle snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott, who specialises in big air competitions and slopestyle, has been one of the country’s brightest stars. She took home a bronze medal in the PyeongChang Olympics last year ….

Commonwealth Games To Aid Australian Sport

In the wake of a cricket scandal that just seems to go from bad to worse, Australia is hoping that the Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast will restore the reputation of the country and of those who put sport first, and don’t bring it in to disrepute. The Commonwealth ….

Record Winter Paralympics Ticket Sales

The Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games is already breaking records, with the number of ticket sales exceeding expectations. A record breaking 320,000+ tickets have already been sold, and this number is set to rise as the games wrap up. A massive influx of overseas visitors has also been reported and ….

2018 Winter Paralympics PyeongChang

2018 Winter Paralympics Kicks Off The 2018 Winter Paralympics kick off in PyeongChang soon and despite the wide coverage enjoyed by the able-bodied Winter Olympics, there is still much to be said for general information and education not being what it should be when it comes to the Paralympics. We ….

Genzebe Dibaba Shines In Birmingham

The Event That Stole The Show I wasn’t good in 2017, but 2018 is my time. These were the words of Genzebe Dibaba after she successfully defended her women’s 3000m title in what could be described as one of the best events of this year’s IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham ….