Summer McIntosh, a "force of nature" heading for Olympics

Summer McIntosh, a "force of nature" heading for Olympics

Canadian prodigy Summer McIntosh, expected to be one of the stars of the Paris Olympics, has already made her mark in swimming, and nobody in her family or entourage is surprised. The 17-year-old swimmer is already a four-time gold medallist at the World Championships —in the 200m butterfly and 400m medley in 2022 in Budapest and in 2023 in Fukuoka.


Hugo Auradou, Oscar Jegou charged with aggravated rape in Argentina

Hugo Auradou, Oscar Jegou charged with aggravated rape in Argentina

Two French international rugby players were formally charged Friday with the aggravated rape of an Argentine woman after a night out following a match and an encounter they say was consensual sex. The accused, Hugo Auradou, 20, and Oscar Jegou, 21, chose not to testify at a hearing in the city of Mendoza, where the rape is alleged to have occurred after a game between France and Argentina on Saturday.


Paris 2024: Karsten Warholm aims for hurdling consistency

Paris 2024: Karsten Warholm aims for hurdling consistency

Karsten Warholm insisted on Thursday he would not be using a magic wand in his bid to defend his Olympic 400m hurdles title at the Paris Games in three weeks. Warholm, 28, smashed the world record to win gold in the Tokyo Olympics, clocking a stunning 45.94 seconds to win ahead of American Rai Benjamin (46.17) and Brazil's Alison Dos Santos (46.72).






IOC backs WADA in swimming scandal

IOC backs WADA in swimming scandal

Despite growing criticism from many in the sport world and American groups specifically, the International Olympic Committee validated the World Anti-Doping Agency’s independent report in the case of 23 positive tests from China and expressed its "full confidence" in the global watchdog.


Zimbabwe's Golden Girls: The first champions of women's hockey

Zimbabwe's Golden Girls: The first champions of women's hockey

Zimbabwe women's hockey team's Triumph at the 1980 Moscow Games is one of the most inspiring stories in the history of the Olympics. The team, affectionately known as the "Golden Girls", are the unlikeliest winners of a gold medal, having been told just 35 days before they were showcased that they would be competing at the Games.