Olympic hero Adam Peaty says Games should ditch ‘gimmicks’ and stick to core sports

“You’ll have mechanical dopers in cycling. You’ll have people who are going to try and get that edge and bend the rules. Unless we start treating this cheating as criminal fraud, where you could actually go to prison, then we are never going to stop people cheating.

Olympics: Zion on the ‘Dream Team’? Athletes confused over qualifying for Games

“Each nation (member federation) has the right to name its team members according to its own manner and procedures – provided that the athletes selected have met World Athletics and IOC qualifying standards and regulations,” U.S. Track and Field said in email, adding that it is just beginning to weigh the factors in what a revamped […]

Tokyo 2020 Olympics cannot go ahead – 11,000 people eating and living together would be breeding ground for coronavirus

He said: “This situation creates serious compromise to the global anti-doping system. There is a very high risk that fairness towards athletes falls by the wayside. It’s a mistake to think otherwise.

Athletes fear drug cheats will abuse coronavirus crisis to gain unfair advantage at Tokyo Olympics

The undefeated Belfast-born fighter tweeted: “UKAD just opening up the door for all the juicing fighters to go crazy on the juice.

Optimistic about our preparations for Tokyo Olympics: Marijne

“We also mentioned about our preference about players staying in national camps during domestic tournaments in order to avoid injuries in the lead up to the Olympics next year. I particularly liked the proactiveness of SAI and Hockey India and I am very optimistic about our preparations for the Tokyo Olympics. I think it is […]

Who is Usain Bolt’s girlfriend? Kasi Bennett is expecting first child with Olympic star sprinter

Kasi also shared the happy news on her own social media platforms and fans were quick to flood the replies with well wishes.

Matthew Pinsent tells chiefs to postpone 2020 Olympics as four-time champ slams ‘tone deaf’ coronavirus response

“We are committed to finding a solution with the least negative impact for the athletes, while protecting the integrity of the competition and the athletes’ health.

Olympic hero Greg Rutherford goes live on BBC1 to give lockdown fitness tips… but gets outshone by two kids

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Usain Bolt shows off dramatic new look in vest and shorts in Stay At Home challenge as Olympic legend self-isolates

And his move on to the platform is going pretty well, earning almost £20,000 in his first six hours of ‘work’ according to TMZ.

Hunter threatened to KILL Michaela Strachan’s partner for exposing sick trade in lions shot for sport

Some canned hunting operations similar to Benkoe’s are linked to cub petting – another way in which farm-reared lions are exploited, say animal welfare campaigners. This involves people paying to have their photograph taken with cute baby lions.