It was reported earlier this month that the Legacy Fighting Alliance’s (LFA) light-heavyweight champion Julius Anglickas, has taken the next step up in his career by signing with the UFC’s arch-rival, Bellator MMA.
The Lithuanian-born fighter has put pen to paper on a four-fight deal that sees him placed into a hard-hitting division
The Olympics and swimming owe each other a great deal.
At every Olympic Games, swimming pulls in some of the highest viewing figures, while the Games have given the sport a platform that the international swimming body FINA has been unable to do for itself.
Swimming’s falling off the radar beyond
The last time the Canadian women’s field hockey team qualified for the Olympics was 27 years ago.
Now, the only thing standing between them and Tokyo 2020 is a two-game series against the 2018 World Cup silver medalists, Ireland.
The team has made huge strides in the last year, moving up six
You’ll find it difficult to meet a family with as much sporting talent and passion for what they do as the Bridge family.
It’s Steph, Olly and Guy Bridge who will compete in this week’s World Beach Games, but all five members of the family are completely immersed in the extreme
Gymnast, manager, coach, stunt double, TV presenter – Danusia Francis dons many roles. For the 25-year-old artistic gymnast from London, who dreams of representing Jamaica in the Olympic Games, nothing is too many.
She almost had her dream come true in 2016 when she earned Jamaica’s maiden gymnastic berth in the
‘The Olympics are too big and too expensive for the western democracies to host,’ argued Chappelet on the Play the Game forum already in 2012. This is a statement we still hear often nowadays. And yes, unfortunately it is true. The International Olympic Committee is struggling to find host cities
The squash world has recently been rocked with the news that despite a fourth successive bid for inclusion, the sport will not feature at the Olympic Games in Paris in 2024.
With a host of talented French players spearheading a bid which seemed to be ticking all the boxes set
Feelings of awe, inspiration and, to some extent, disbelief are surely engrained within those closely associated with Naomi Ogbeta.
Indeed, following a mere 45 minute conversation
with her I was left puzzled; trying to fathom how on earth this young athlete
manages to combine the range of activities that consume her hectic timetable,
The most recent example of a democratic state that cancelled a bid for the Olympic Games came in November 2018 when Calgary voted against hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics.
Stockholm is still bidding for those Games. It withdrew its bid for the 2022 Games and also the current bid is arguable.
Golf made a controversial return to the Olympic arena in 2016 after more than a century in the shadows. However, its return was criticised by many who didn’t think that professional multi-millionaire athletes — who earn millions of pounds and fly in private jets week after week — belong in