• The best rivalry in swimming is back on
    Business Insider UK2 hours ago

    The best rivalry in swimming is back on

    At Rio 2016, U.S. swimmer Lilly King and Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova became a must-watch matchup after a back-and-forth during the preliminary heats for the 100-meter breaststroke. Efimova was suspended for doping in 2014 and later tested positive for meldonium but was not suspended because she said

  • Shadow sports minister urges RFU to reconsider women’s contracts
    The Guardian2 hours ago

    Shadow sports minister urges RFU to reconsider women’s contracts

    Rosena Allin-Khan, the shadow sports minister, said the RFU should support the women’s game by securing contracts for both national teams, 7s and 15s. The shadow sports minister has criticised the Rugby Football Union’s decision not to renew the contracts of England women’s 15-a-side players and urged

  • Niels de Vos says future is bright as London prepares for Bolt and company
    The Guardian3 hours ago

    Niels de Vos says future is bright as London prepares for Bolt and company

    Mo Farah celebrates with Usain Bolt during what was a triumphant London 2012 Olympics for the pair. Niels de Vos has not slept much over the last six months, working 18-hour days as he combines being the chief executive of UK Athletics and London 2017. “We sold more tickets than Wimbledon did and more

  • Reuters3 hours ago

    Olympics-Hockey Canada unveils Plan B for Pyeongchang Games

    Hockey Canada unveiled Plan B for the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Tuesday, naming Willie Desjardins as head coach and Sean Burke general manager for the men's team after the NHL ended its Olympic participation. NHL players, coaches and staff have spearheaded Canada's Olympic efforts since the

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