What bizarre sports used to be part of the Olympics?

Sky Brown wins the Olympic bronze medal in women’s skateboarding at Tokyo 2020 How weird are we talking here? Oh, pretty odd. While the Olympic Games as we know it today was created 125 years ago as a utopian spectacle, intended as an inspirational showcase of what might be achieved at the outer limits of […]

Wigan boss Adrian Lam slams players' workload as injuries ravage his team

ADRIAN Lam has slammed the workload Super League players have to endure as ‘outrageous.’ He also believes the fixture schedule is contributing to injuries, including Thomas Leuluai’s hamstring which could end his career. The Wigan boss has had to put his squad through eight games in 38 days – with another five between now and […]

Belarus Olympic sprinter arrives in Vienna amid safety fears

VIENNA, Austria — A plane carrying a Belarusian Olympic sprinter seeking refuge landed in Austria on Wednesday after she resisted an attempt by her Olympic team’s officials to send her home, where she feared reprisals from the authoritarian government. Krystsina Tsimanouskaya boarded a plane at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport that left for Vienna, but she […]