Hot-shot teen sensation Shino Matsuda caught the surfing bug as a curious toddler and has emerged as a medal contender for the 2020 Olympic hosts after bagging the Japan Open title earlier this month.
Olympic athlete Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against rules designed to decrease naturally high testosterone levels in some female runners. (May 1)
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Ukrainian presidential candidates Petro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelensky arrive at Kiev’s Olympic stadium for a debate ahead of the presidential runoff. Some 60,000 spectators are expected to attend the first and only policy head-to-head of the campaign. IMAGES of the candidates arriving at the stadium
24-year-old Iranian Sadaf Khadem has been awarded a boxing licence in France where she currently trains, making her Iran’s first woman to take part in an official boxing match. The Olympic committee is also forcing countries to make sports mixed or face having their male athletes banned from competition, meaning Khadem could one day take part in the Olympics.