Malaysian badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei takes a final shot at Olympic gold in Rio, desperate to erase past disappointments and a doping episode that blotted one of the great sporting names.
Malaysian badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei takes a final shot at Olympic gold in Rio, desperate to erase past disappointments and a doping episode that blotted one of the great sporting names.1 Comment
Kendra Harrison set a 100-meter hurdles world record of 12.20 seconds at the London Diamond League meeting on Friday, relieving some of the pain of her failure to make the U.S. Olympic team.
Oracle Team USA is seen during one of the practice races on Day 2 of the America's Cup Portsmouth event, Friday, July 22.
Julius Yego wanted to be an athlete, only he couldn't run very fast.
Frenchman Georges Mehdi speaks perfect Portuguese, so there's no problem communicating with the ranks of Brazilian judo black belts. But when he gives lessons in Japanese discipline, they don't seem to understand.
Chris Froome dismissed suggestions he's got the Tour de France wrapped up, pointing to four tough stages in the Alps to come.
Kenenisa Bekele won't compete at next month's Olympics, perhaps the distance running great's last chance at the games, after he was left off Ethiopia's final team for failing to meet the country's qualifying criteria in both the marathon and the 10,000 meters.
Thai Badminton star Ratchanok Intanon broke down in tears and spoke of her relief Monday after being cleared of doping, ending fears her Olympic dreams had been scuppered.
With the Tour de France, the world's biggest and most famous professional cycling race, underway at the moment, Taiwan's own competition seems small in terms of scale.