The Olympic Games have finally recognized Jim Thorpe for his wins in the 1912 Olympic Games after his “amateurism breach”. It was long overdue.
Quote of the week: “He is on another level but perhaps the conditions brought us to the same level.” – Sam Kendricks
This week’s Global Podium for the best sportspeople in the world features the Australian Women’s Cricket ODI Team, Ruth Chepng’etich and Patrício Freire.
“World Athletics” confirmed that up to 10 will be able to compete as neutrals.
Five things to know from what happened in the world of sport. February 23-March 1st, 2021.
“Whereabouts failures” led to a Provisional Suspension for the South African athlete.
This week’s Global Podium for the best sportspeople in the world features Sébastien Ogier & Julien Ingrassia, Evans Chebet and Neil Robertson.
disabled athlete who uses a mechanical aid which does not merely offset the disadvantage caused by their disability, but enables the athlete to achieve better overall performances than they would have achieved had not had that disability, can be said to have an “overall competitive advantage”. – CAS
This week’s Global Podium for the best sportspeople in the world features Jonathan Rea, Teófimo López and Peres Jepchirchir.
Five things to know from what happened in the world of sport last week. September 29-October 5, 2020.