To make up for missed competition opportunities in 2020 and to capitalise on the reopening of the Olympic qualifying window, the 2021 World Athletics Challenge – Combined Events has been given a head start. [Read more…]
World Athletics and the International Athletics Foundation (IAF) today announced that 193 athletes from 58 member federations will be offered one-time grants of US$ 3000 through an Athlete Welfare Fund announced in April to help support professional athletes experiencing financial hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic. Initially totalling US$ 500,000 when its creation was announced on 28 […]
Tottenham Hotspur FC, London – Jose Mourinho to Spurs. To say I never saw this coming would be an understatement. However, someone stated the simple practicality that Mourinho’s son is at school in London, and then it all began to make a little sense. [Read more…]
Yokohama, Japan – Rugby World Cup final: By South Africa beating England 32-12 in RWC 2019 Final, the Springboks caused a major upset against the highly fancied and favoured English Roses. [Read more…]
Lanzarote Duathlon — Belgium pro athlete Kenneth Vandendriessche defended his title beating his old record by 40 seconds, (00:54:49). Anne Haug also broke the race old record for females with a stunning time (01:00:20). Kenneth Vandendriessche wins International Lanzarote Duathlon 2018 Kenneth Vandendriessche wins for the second year in a row the International Lanzarote Duathlon […]
Team New Zealand launches new boat in Auckland ahead of America’s Cup 2021. The countdown to Amercia’s Cup 2021 is on as Team New Zealand unveils the new boat design. [Read more…]
Pieter du Toit (Potchefstroom) and Danielle Strydom (Potchefstroom) made light work of the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic aka “The Monster” that was hosted at the ATKV Buffelspoort today (Saturday 01 June 2019). Du Toit, Strydom slay the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic Just under 1300 eager mountain bikers toed the line to test their […]
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Slovakia – Marko Anttila and the Finnish World Ice Hockey Champions 2019. The recent World Ice Hockey Championships 2019 was a remarkable time in sporting history for myself. Finland sent a team, not considered good enough, to Slovakia for the tournament that was from 10 to 26 May 2019.
Doping in Sport – On the 27th February 2019, raids were conducted in both Austria and Germany in relation to “a doping network operating worldwide”. At the time the Nordic skiing world championships were taking place at the Austrian town of Seefeld. [Read more…]