• Why O. J. Simpson and George Best have transformed the sports documentary genre into something more provocative
    The Independent21 minutes ago

    Why O. J. Simpson and George Best have transformed the sports documentary genre into something more provocative

    There was a time when sports documentaries were regarded as a near redundant genre. The ones that were made tended to be triumphalist narratives, telling the stories of great sporting heroes and their triumphs in very bland and predictable fashion. If you wanted to see a single movie last year that

  • Doping sample re-tests from Sochi Olympics to run to 2022 - IOC
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Doping sample re-tests from Sochi Olympics to run to 2022 - IOC

    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - The re-testing of samples from the 2014 Sochi winter Olympics in Russia to identify any cheats who had competed there will last another five years to 2022, the International Olympic Committee said. The IOC is re-testing thousands of samples from the Beijing 2008

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    Doping-Sample re-tests from Sochi Olympics to run to 2022 - IOC

    The re-testing of samples from the 2014 Sochi winter Olympics in Russia to identify any cheats who had competed there will last another five years to 2022, the International Olympic Committee said. The IOC is re-testing thousands of samples from the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 summer Games as well

  • Sports are cut adrift in the drive for British Olympic medals | Sean Ingle
    The Guardian3 hours ago

    Sports are cut adrift in the drive for British Olympic medals | Sean Ingle

    Despite Chris Langridge, front, and Marcus Ellis winning a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics badminton’s funding has been cut to the bone. When Gail Emms was asked about UK Sport’s decision to reject the desperate pleas of seven sports, including GB Badminton, to be funded for the Tokyo Olympics, she

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