Summer Olympics Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Budapest to pull out of bid for 2024 Olympics as government withdraws supportRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Budapest's hopes of springing a surprise in the race to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics are over after the Hungarian government said "the only responsible decision" was to pull out. The decision, which will be formally confirmed by Budapest's city assembly, comes after more than 260,000 people signed a petition against the bid, saying the money should be spent on hospitals and schools.


  2. Beijing will showcase best of sport and curling at CPT Womena s WorldsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | World Curling Federation

    ... Winter Games. Those Games will be the first time a city has hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics. "The Summer Olympics were absolutely huge," said Dr. Susan Brownell, an expert in Chinese sport and author of Beijing's Games: What the Olympics ...


  3. Australia seeks full inclusion in Asian Summer GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    South Korean alpine snowboarder Lee Sang-ho celebrates on the podium as the men's giant slalom gold medalist during the Asian Winter Games&apos opening ceremony at Sapporo Dome in Sapporo Japan on Feb. 19 2017 He has met with Sheikh Fahad Al-Sabah, the president of the Olympic Council of Asia, who invited the athletes to the Winter Games, to discuss Australia's larger involvement. With South Korea's Pyeongchang staging the Winter Olympics in 2018 and Beijing hosting the event four years later, a third successive Winter Games in Asia would underline the region's growing presence on the global sporting stage.


  4. Williams in medal haulRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    VIKI Williams left Sheffield with gold and silver medals after the Hartley Wintney badminton player won her fourth women's doubles title at BUCS Nationals, in Sheffield. There was no case of second time lucky for Williams in the mixed, doubles, though after she had to settle for a second consecutive silver medal.


  5. Olympic medalists Dohmen, Naomi van As win FIH Player of the Year awardsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago |

    Chandigarh , Feb. 23 : Olympic silver medalists-Belgiums' John-John Dohmen and retiring Netherlands star Naomi Van As on Thursday won the International Hockey Federation's male and female Player of the Year awards in a star-studded Hockey Stars 2016 Awards ceremony in Chandigarh. It was for the first time in history of hockey that an awards ceremony was held to honour the best players, goalkeepers, rising stars, coaches and umpires.


  6. Nicole Scherzinger spends 5,000 on champagneRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Watauga Democrat

    The 38-year-old singer enjoyed a wild partying session at London's Paper nightclub with 10 friends on Tuesday evening following the end of London Fashion Week, which saw her fork out a whopping sum for 10 bottles of Dom Perignon champagne, which were A 500 each. The 'The X Factor' judge was in high spirits for the evening as she praised the club's dancers as being "really inspirational" and complemented them on their raunchy PaperDolls ensembles.


  7. John-John Dohmen, Naomi Van named best hockey players of 20161 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Chandigarh, Feb 23: Olympic silver medallist John-John Dohmen of Belgium and retiring Netherlands star Naomi Van As were named the male and female Players of the Year for 2016, respectively, by the International Hockey Federation here on Thursday. Britain's Olympic gold medallist Maddie Hinch was adjudged the female Goalkeeper of the Year while David Harte of Ireland was crowned the best goalkeeper in the world for the second year in a row among the men.


  8. Rooney's agent in China for transfer talksRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New Vision

    British media have reported that he could earn up to $1 million a week, making him the world's best paid player. Wayne Rooney's agent Paul Stretford held talks in China on Thursday amid mounting speculation over the Manchester United captain's future, British media said.


  9. Radwanska out as Kerber advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    Agnieszka Radwanska crashed out of the Dubai Tennis Championships, suffering a shock 6-4 2-6 6-2 defeat to American teenager Catherine Bellis. The world No 6 and fourth seed joined world No 3 Karolina Pliskova in crashing out of the tournament early, following a three set defeat to 17-year-old Bellis.


  10. 'Horrid sexual assaults': Former USA team gymnastics doctor charged ...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In this July 15, 2008, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar works on the computer after seeing a patient in Michigan. Lawrence G. Nassar, the longtime team physician for the U.S. womens' and Michigan State gymnastics teams was charged Wednesday with abusing 9 female athletes, some under the age of 13, in what Michigan's attorney general called "horrid sexual assaults under the guise of medical procedures."


  11. People are distraught their favorite Olympian got kicked out of the teamRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Mashable

    Ning Zetao, China's favourite Olympic heartthrob, has been forced to get off the national swim team and thirsty fans cannot believe their ears. The news started circulating after a leaked memo on Wednesday, detailing why the swimmer, who is ranked 12th internationally , will not be with the rest of the national team.


  12. Donald Trump will lose Los Angeles the 2024 Olympics, say US gold medallistsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Donald Trump's controversial travel ban will scupper Los Angeles' chance of hosting the 2024 summer Olympics, two US gold medallists have warned. President Trump has also signalled in the past he will attempt to crack down on socalled 'sanctuary cities', where illegal immigrants are sheltered from deportation.


  13. Stoke City striker Peter Crouch helps wife into taxi homeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Peter Crouch swapped the football boots and red and white of Stoke City for his Sunday best to accompany his glamorous wife Abbey Clancy at the Brits. Crouch married the model back in 2011 and the England international has found time in his busy footballing schedule to accompany Clancy to some star-studded events.


  14. Rio Olympics Medal Winners Dominate Nomination List For SAM-100PLUS 2016 AwardsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    Rio de Janeiro Olympics medal winners spearhead nominations for the Sportswriters Association of Malaysia -100PLUS 2016 awards on March 2. Three times Olympic Games silver medal winner Datuk Lee Chong Wei heads the list of nominees which also include divers Pandelela Rinong/Cheong Jun Hoong, men's doubles pair Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong, mixed doubles pair Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying and Azizulhasni Awang .


  15. Mel Marshall: Improving Adam Peaty, staying grounded and building for TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BBC News

    Mel Marshall has a new job, fresh surroundings, a smart new title and the world-class facilities she so craved. Having landed a dream role as one of British Swimming's most important coaches, the two-time Olympian fully recognises the need to take a backseat, while still driving her elite group towards Tokyo 2020.


  16. Canadian athletes, athletic organizations targeted by Russian hackersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Fancy Bears announced, last September, they had hacked the international anti-doping computer system that contains the medical records of thousands of athletes. Richard McLaren, a Canadian law professor, conducted a set of investigations into doping and issued a damning report in July that prompted more than 100 Russian athletes to be barred from the 2016 Rio Olympics.


  17. In the world of international rugby league, rebellion is in the air ... againRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. Before discussing a worrying issue for rugby league of which most readers will not be aware, we probably need to explain another of which many will also be unaware.


  18. Winter Asian Games are very topical in tropical East TimorRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Yuma Sun

    For Alpine skier Yohan Goutt Goncalves, the chance to be East Timor's sole representative at the Asian Winter Games was too good to pass up, even if it meant missing the world championships. Goutt Goncalves could have taken part in the Alpine skiing world championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland but chose instead to travel to Japan to become East Timor's first athlete at the Asian Winter Games.


  19. Records tumble at Mountainview High School swimming sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Timaru Herald

    Kleinsmith took Louise Tomkinson's 1994 record out of the books when she won the Year 9 butterfly in 35.70s. Showing she will be a powerhouse in Mountainview swimming in the future she also took out the open 100m freestyle in 1m 09:32s.


  20. Top seeds to face challenges in first round of CBA playoffsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    With the 2016-2017 Chinese Basketball Association regular season on the books, the first-round of playoff action, dubbed "the most intense in history," is set to start on Friday. In the coming best-of-five CBA first round, the bottom half teams need to display their A-game to avoid elimination, while the top seeds will rely on endurance and stability to advance to the semi-finals.