Billion-dollar company gives massive funding boost to British Olympic hopeful working for Amazon

Get back to delivering Gold! Britain’s indoor long jump champion Daniel Bramble – who became an Amazon delivery driver after losing his funding – has Olympic dream revived after Billion-dollar company Gymshark donated £9,000 Bramble received £8,875 after the gym company noticed his plea for help The 30-year-old had lost funding and had seen local … Read more Billion-dollar company gives massive funding boost to British Olympic hopeful working for Amazon

NFL legend Herschel Walker blasts celebrities who claim African Americans are ‘oppressed’

‘We’re BLESSED in the USA!’ NFL legend Herschel Walker blasts celebrities who claim African Americans are ‘oppressed’ saying ‘we can do whatever we want’ Herschel Walker shared a video on Twitter in support of President Trump The athlete, 58, said black people are not oppressed but instead are ‘blessed’ He pointed to his story, rising … Read more NFL legend Herschel Walker blasts celebrities who claim African Americans are ‘oppressed’

Super Nintendo World will open at Universal Studios Japan next year after being delayed by Covid-19

Super Nintendo World will finally open at Universal Studios Japan in 2021 after being delayed by coronavirus – and guests will be able to play real-life versions of their favourite video games The Osaka attraction had been due to open in July ahead of the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics  Guests will be able to play … Read more Super Nintendo World will open at Universal Studios Japan next year after being delayed by Covid-19

Brendan Foster knighted in Queen’s Birthday Honours – and is joined by host of other sports figures

Brendan Foster – former Olympic medal winner and iconic voice of UK athletics – knighted in Queen’s Birthday Honours list Brendan Foster founded the Great North Run and has raised millions for charity He went into broadcasting and became the iconic voice of UK athletics  Former Welsh rugby Union coach Warren Gatland has been awarded … Read more Brendan Foster knighted in Queen’s Birthday Honours – and is joined by host of other sports figures

Joshua Cheptegei broke 15-year-old record for 10,000m and Letesenbet Gidey creates history the 5000m

Joshua Cheptegei smashes 15-year-old world record for the 10,000m… as Letesenbet Gidey creates history by shaving five seconds off 5,000m world record in Valencia Joshua Cheptegei broke the 10,000m world record with a 26:11 run in Valencia He took six seconds off Kenenisa Bekele’s 15-year-old mark on Wednesday night Letesenbet Gidey of Ethiopia also broke … Read more Joshua Cheptegei broke 15-year-old record for 10,000m and Letesenbet Gidey creates history the 5000m

Stephen Maguire quits UK Athletics after relay guru was snubbed for head coach role last month 

Stephen Maguire quits UK Athletics after relay guru was snubbed for head coach role taken by Christian Malcolm last month  Team GB’s Olympics hopes have been dashed after Stephen Maguire resigned  The relay guru was snubbed for the UK Athletics head coach role last month  Christian Malcolm was handed the role much to the disappointment … Read more Stephen Maguire quits UK Athletics after relay guru was snubbed for head coach role last month 

Fans roar back on day of defiance in Sochi with crowd of 20,000 attending across the weekend

Fans roar back on day of defiance in Sochi with a crowd of 20,000 across the Russian Grand Prix weekend representing the biggest in Europe since coronavirus grabbed sport by the throat A crowd of some 20,000 fans were in attendance across the weekend in Sochi It was the biggest crowd in Europe since coronavirus … Read more Fans roar back on day of defiance in Sochi with crowd of 20,000 attending across the weekend

Japan’s new prime minister Yoshihide Suga insists Tokyo Olympics will take place next year

Japan’s new prime minister Yoshihide Suga insists Tokyo Olympics will take place next year to prove that ‘humanity has defeated’ the coronavirus pandemic Yoshihide Suga said Japan would ‘lead’ the world’s recovery from coronavirus  The new prime minister wants the Games to show humanity has beat Covid-19  Organisers said in February the Olympics would go … Read more Japan’s new prime minister Yoshihide Suga insists Tokyo Olympics will take place next year

Prince Frederik and Princess Mary met 20 years ago at the Slip Inn during the 2000 Sydney Olympics

In a packed city pub where hundreds stood transfixed by the Sydney Olympics 20 years ago, two strangers only had eyes for each other. One was Mary Donaldson, a 28-year-old advertising executive from Tasmania who had no idea the handsome European tourist she had been chatting to for hours was actually Crown Prince Frederik, future king … Read more Prince Frederik and Princess Mary met 20 years ago at the Slip Inn during the 2000 Sydney Olympics

Where is Nikki Webster 20 years after performing at the Sydney Olympics?

Nikki Webster stole the hearts of the world as a performer at the 2000 Sydney Olympics when she was just 13. And the former child star still looked remarkably youthful on Tuesday as she marked the 20th anniversary of the games on Nine’s Today show. Here’s what the 33-year-old Australian singer has been up to in the … Read more Where is Nikki Webster 20 years after performing at the Sydney Olympics?

Nikki Webster hints at a music career comeback 20 years after she rose to fame

‘I’ve recorded a whole album!’ Nikki Webster hints at a music comeback 20 years after she rose to fame at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney By Ali Daher For Daily Mail Australia Published: 11:35 BST, 14 September 2020 | Updated: 11:35 BST, 14 September 2020 Nikki Webster rose to fame at 13, after she … Read more Nikki Webster hints at a music career comeback 20 years after she rose to fame

‘No human wants to take a limb from a child’ Jonnie Peacock praises surgeon who amputated his leg

GB Paralympian star Jonnie Peacock praises surgeon who amputated his leg at five, saying: ‘no human ever wants to take a limb from a child’ – as the doctor admits ‘it was a very tough call’ British sprinter had his right leg amputated after contracting meningitis at five At the 2012 London Games, Peacock memorably … Read more ‘No human wants to take a limb from a child’ Jonnie Peacock praises surgeon who amputated his leg