Gretelle Jimenez


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GOC President denies Acquah funding claims

GOC President denies Acquah funding claims

Ghana's women's long jump record holder, Deborah Acquah, stated  president of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Ben Nunoo Mensah, failed to deliver on his promise to provide her support after she injured her Achilles at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene: a claim that Mensah has denied.



Lyles takes the American 150m record in Atlanta

Lyles takes the American 150m record in Atlanta

Olympic champion Noah Lyles claimed the 150m title at the Atlanta City Games last Saturday, clocking a 14.41 seconds. While Lyles failed to break Usain Bolt’s world record, he equalled Tyson Gay’s American best, set in 2010— tying him for the fastest American man in history. 



OQS: China sweeps BMX titles while Japan dominates breaking

OQS: China sweeps BMX titles while Japan dominates breaking

The Olympic Qualifier Series (OQS) concluded yesterday with the world's top freestyle BMX riders, B-Boys and B-Girls, skateboarders, and sport climbers vying for a spot at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. 464 participants from 120 national federations gathered at Shanghai’s Huangpu Riverside Urban Park 16-19 May in the first of a two-part festival-style series.



2024 Core Hydration Classic recap

2024 Core Hydration Classic recap

The Core Hydration Classic concluded Saturday with gymnastics superstar Simone Biles dominating the scoreboards. For the first time in gymnastics history, fans saw three U.S. Olympic all-around gold medalists compete in the same meet with Sunisa Lee, Simone Biles, and Gabby Douglas vying for the title of all-around champion.









The First Effect: IOC and Deloitte launch inspiring global campaign

The First Effect: IOC and Deloitte launch inspiring global campaign

The International Olympic Committee and financial management firm Deloitte have jointly launched a global media campaign documenting the impact of historic Olympic ‘firsts’. Debuted 100 days before the Paris 2024 Olympic & Paralympic Games, 'The First Effect' highlights some of the most trailblazing athletes whose achievements didn't make the podium.