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Usain Bolt & Bringing Back Parity to Men’s Sprint Races

Posted on 21 Aug, 2016, by in Featured, Other Sport

If Usain Bolt doesn’t have a change of heart, his three gold medals in the 2016 Olympic Games are his grande finale, and ending the most dominant era in the history of track & field when it comes to sprinting, sweeping the men’s 100, 200 and 4×100 meters for three consecutive Olympic games. More

Nations With the Most Gold Medals in the 2015 Swimming World Championships

Posted on 10 Aug, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

The 2015 Swimming world championships in Kazan are over, with the United States once again finishing on top of the medal count, gold and overall, this time thanks to one … More

Swimming World Championships – Day 6 Results, Gold & Medal Table

Posted on 7 Aug, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

Day 6 in the swimming pool was highlighted by two gold medals for Australia – Mitch Larkin in the men’s 200 meters backstroke and Bronte Campbell in the women’s 100 meters freestyle. Great Britain picked up a wonderful gold in the 4×200 men’s freestyle relay thanks to James Guy, Marko Koch of Germany picked up gold in the men’s 200 meters breaststroke and Kanako Watanbe of Japan brought gold in the women’s 200 meters breastroke. More

Swimming World Championships – Day 4 Results, Gold & Medal Table

Posted on 5 Aug, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

In the fourth day of swimming in the world aquatic championships, Adam Peaty took two gold medals – one in the 50 meters breaststroke and the other in the mixed 4×100 meters medley relay. Sun Yang of China won the men’s 800 meters freestyle again, Laszlo Cseh took gold in the men’s 200 meters butterfly and Katie Ledecky now has three gold medals from the Kazan meet after winning the women’s 200 meters freestyle. More

Swimming World Championships – Day 3 Gold Medalists

Posted on 4 Aug, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

A strong day for Australia with two gold medals – Emily Seebohm winning the women’s 100 meters backstroke, and Mitch Larkin taking the men’s 100 meters backstroke. Katie Ledecky brought gold for the United States and smashed the world record in the women’s 1500 meters freestyle. James Guy produced another British gold medal in the men’s 200 meters freestyle, while Yulia Yefimova closed the day with the first Russian gold, winning the women’s 100 meters breaststroke. More

Swimming World Championships – Day 2 Gold Medalists

Posted on 3 Aug, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

Two world records in finals, with Katinka Hosszu of Hungary winning the 200 meters individual medley by setting one, and Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden doing it for the second time in two days by winning the 100 meters butterfly. Adam Peaty of Great Britain, a world record holder, won a close one in the men’s 100 meters breaststroke, while Florent Manaudou of France claimed gold in the men’s 50 meters butterfly. More

Swimming World Championships – Day 1 Gold Medalists

Posted on 2 Aug, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

The first day of the Swimming World Championships split four gold medals between four nations. Katie Ledecky crushed the competition in the women’s 400 meters freestyle, Sun Yang narrowly beat James Guy for the gold in the men’s 400 meters freestyle, the Australian women (Emily Seebohm, Emma McKeon, Bronte Campbell and Cate Campbell) took gold in the women’s 4×100 meters freestyle relay while France (Florent Manaudou, Fabien Gilot, Mehdy Metella and Jérémy Stravius) took advantage of the American and Australian absence to win the men’s 4×100 meters freestyle relay. More

Camille Muffat, Olympic Gold Medalist, Dies in Helicopter Crash

Posted on 10 Mar, 2015, by in Other Sport

The death of Camille Muffat, the 25 year old French swimmer, a gold medalist winner in the 2012 Olympics in London, came as quite a shock and fills the world of sport with sadness for the premature passing of a very talented young women. More

Andy Murray – Finally Beating Roger Federer in a big Match

Posted on 6 Aug, 2012, by in Tennis

Olympic gold medals in Tennis don’t matter that much. But when you’re Andy Murray, 0-4 in Grand Slam finals throughout your career, and especially with the final against Roger Federer and taking place at Wimbledon, it means much more than it usually does to other players. More