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All set: 184 Olympic tennis players announced

All set: 184 Olympic tennis players announced

The ITF has announced the final list of tennis players who will compete at the Olympic Games. The five events will take place during Wimbledon this Friday. There will be representatives from 41 countries, the tournament will last nine days and will be played on twelve courts. Alexander Zverev will be defending his title, but Bencic will not as she is on maternity leave.





IBA launches Champion's Night programme for elite boxing referees

IBA launches Champion's Night programme for elite boxing referees

The International Boxing Association (IBA) has launched a Professional Certification Programme. This initiative provides comprehensive training and certification for officials. It provides the knowledge and skills required to officiate at the highest technical level at IBA professional boxing events.



Paris 2024: 12-year-old skater Vareeraya Sukasem to represent Thailand

Paris 2024: 12-year-old skater Vareeraya Sukasem to represent Thailand

She first stepped on a skateboard five years ago. Last month, she dramatically secured her place in Budapest. She will be one of the youngest athletes at Paris 2024. "I did it," she said, her Olympic dream come true. She qualified 18th out of 22 for the women's street skateboarding event, which will take place at Place de la Concorde in the French capital on 28 July.


Cavendish breaks Merckx's record with 35th Tour stage win

Cavendish breaks Merckx's record with 35th Tour stage win

At the age of 39 and after a difficult period, the British sprinter beat the best sprinters in the fifth stage of the 2024 Tour. In doing so, he surpassed the legendary Belgian in stage wins in the Grand Boucle. He equalled the record in 2021, but has faced many difficulties since then. He finally did it.




19 November will be 'King Pele Day'

19 November will be 'King Pele Day'

Brazil is creating a day to honour the man considered the greatest footballer of all time. The date chosen is 19 November. It is the day the Brazilian footballer scored his 1,000th goal for Santos at the historic Maracanã stadium.



Pogacar's last dash on the Galibier, takes Tour lead

Pogacar's last dash on the Galibier, takes Tour lead

The Slovenian attacked in the final kilometre of the Alpine giant, with only Vingegaard close behind. He crested the summit with an 8-second lead, but on the descent he extended his advantage to 50 seconds over his main rival. Pogacar attacked first and the Dane couldn't keep up. Behind them, Ayuso, Rodríguez and Evenepoel remained in the lead group.