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.




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.









Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz meet again in Wimbledon final blockbuster

Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz meet again in Wimbledon final blockbuster

Novak Djokovic swept past Lorenzo Musetti on Friday to book a second successive Wimbledon final against defending champion Carlos Alcaraz and move one win away from a record-setting 25th Grand Slam title. Just five weeks after undergoing knee surgery, seven-time Wimbledon champion Djokovic reached his 10th final at the All England Club with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/2), 6-4 win over the Italian 25th seed.