• Wu eyes diving record as China targets sweep
    Reuters44 minutes ago

    Wu eyes diving record as China targets sweep

    By Brenda Goh SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Wu Minxia will make her bid to become the most decorated female Olympic diver at the Rio de Janeiro Games, fronting an attempt by her country to sweep all eight titles next month at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre. The 30-year-old, who equalled her former

  • Reuters49 minutes ago

    Phelps still the big fish in the pool

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Greatness can be hard to define but two words suffice for Olympic swimming - Michael Phelps. Despite a global cast of world record holders, champions and swim sensations preparing to light up the Rio pool, the greatest of all time will again be the centre of attention

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