Christian Eriksen has been left out of Denmark's squad for the football competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in another boost for Tottenham Hotspur ahead of the new season. The 24-year-old could have been selected as one of three over-23 players in Niels Frederiksen's roster, but has notRead more »
Teenager Heba Allejji, Syria's first Olympic table-tennis player, says she wants to show that the sport is alive and well in her country despite the civil war that is driving many fellow players abroad. The 19-year-old, ranked 667 in the world, was awarded a spot by the International Olympic committee
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Golf's return to the Olympics after 112 years may not be as triumphant as many in the sport hoped. The top four players in the men's game -- Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy -- have controversially opted to skip the competition. Three of them cited fears of Zika, the