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Volleyball Australia apologises for "environment of fear"

Volleyball Australia apologises for "environment of fear"

Volleyball Australia issued a public apology on Thursday for creating an "environment of fear" that saw some players self-harm and others turn to substance abuse, with the impacts still felt decades later. The sport's governing body acknowledged that former athletes with the Australian indoor women's team, some as young as 14, were subjected to punitive training methods and body-shaming.





Suni Lee on redemption mission after return from illness

Suni Lee on redemption mission after return from illness

A little more than a year after her doctors told her she might never compete again, reigning Olympic all-around champion Sunisa Lee will be chasing redemption in Paris. While the pre-Olympic hype has focused on Simone Biles' successful return to elite gymnastics, Lee's road back to the pinnacle of her sport has been every bit as challenging as her teammate's.



Olympic torch relay seeks to win over sceptical Parisians

Olympic torch relay seeks to win over sceptical Parisians

The torch relay ahead of the Paris Olympics reached the French capital for the first time on Sunday, with organisers hoping to build enthusiasm for the Games among the city's sceptical residents. The flame was first glimpsed during the traditional military parade held every year on Bastille Day and then began its tour around the city from the Champs-Elysees.


Palestinian athletes told to take "resistance" to the Olympics

Palestinian athletes told to take "resistance" to the Olympics

Eight Palestinian athletes taking part in the Paris Olympics will be symbols of "resistance" during the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza, a Palestinian minister said Sunday as the official delegation left the occupied West Bank. This will be the eighth time Palestinian athletes have taken part in the Olympics since 1996, but Olympic committee head Jibril Rajoub said the athletes had never felt so much attention.


Four-time Olympian Katie Ledecky still the gold standard

Four-time Olympian Katie Ledecky still the gold standard

Twelve years on from her stunning 800m freestyle victory at the London Olympics, Katie Ledecky is headed to Paris for her fourth straight Games aiming to extend an astonishing run of sustained excellence. The American freestyle great, whose talents were once dubbed "otherworldly" by Michael Phelps' mentor Bob Bowman, brings an even-keeled approach that doesn't hide a fierce competitive streak as she vies to add to her cache of 10 Olympic medals —seven of them gold.


Los Angeles 2028 confirms venue for classic rowing

Los Angeles 2028 confirms venue for classic rowing

With less than two weeks to go until the Paris Games, the Los Angeles 2028 (LA28) Olympic and Paralympic Committee has officially announced that the 2028 Olympic Rowing Regatta will be held at the Marine Stadium in Long Beach, California.





Olympic opening rehearsal on fast-flowing Seine set for 16 July

Olympic opening rehearsal on fast-flowing Seine set for 16 July

The postponed rehearsal for the Paris Olympics opening ceremony on the River Seine has been rescheduled for 16 July, France's Ministry of Sport and the Olympic Games said on Friday. When Paris 2024 begins with a waterborne parade down the river on 26 July, it will be the first Olympics in history to take the opening ceremony out of its traditional setting of the main stadium.