Imagine being less than 100 metres away from finishing a triathlon, and then a wrong turn bumps you down a spot.
Attention, parents with a young daughter who are hoping to raise a sporting great – tennis is where the money’s at.
South Africa’s youth have revealed which sportspeople they think are the coolest right now, and one of their choices is from way out of left field.
Based on a formula that takes into account one’s Google Trend score, social media following, and endorsement dollars, one SA athlete cracked this list.
You’d be hard-pressed to convince many that zol is a performance-enhancing drug, but there are many athletes who have a bond with the herb.
Some of the world’s best athletes have stripped down to their birthday suits for ESPN Magazine’s body issue.
Earning the big bucks during your career as an athlete doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed financial security once that knee of your’s finally gives in. A study found that 78% of former NFL players were in financial distress only two years after retirement. 60% of NBA players weren’t doing much better after five years due to lousy investments, divorce and excessive partying. But there are few that did pretty well
Russian president and sports fanatic Vladimir Putin put some critics in their place when the Russian team for the World University Games came under criticism for having too many Olympic-level athletes competing in a competition restricted to students.
The 400-metre world record holder, Michael Johnson, says he believes disabled athletes who use prosthetic limbs should NOT be allowed to compete in able-bodied races. This after news broke of Oscar Pistorius’ qualification for this year’s Olympics. Johnson argues that as it has not been disproved whether or not it provides such athletes with an unfair advantage.