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Paris 2024: The final four Olympic basketball places up for grabs

Paris 2024: The final four Olympic basketball places up for grabs

From today, Tuesday 2 July, until next 7 July, 24 teams will be competing for the last tickets to Paris this summer. The competition will take place in four venues: Valencia (Spain), San Juan (Puerto Rico), Athens (Greece) and Riga (Latvia). Only the champion of each venue will secure a place at the Olympic Games.


UN defends athletes denouncing abuse ahead of Olympics

UN defends athletes denouncing abuse ahead of Olympics

UN President Volker Turk defended justice, respect and equal opportunities at the Human Rights Council in Geneva. He described the attitude of the athletes who are not keeping silent about the abuses they are suffering as one of "tremendous courage". The voices of Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Palestine have been heard.


Rodriguez knocks out Estrada and takes the super flyweight title

Rodriguez knocks out Estrada and takes the super flyweight title

The American boxer remains unbeaten after knocking out the Mexican in the seventh round of their fight last Saturday in Phoenix, Arizona. Rodriguez now has a record of 20 wins in 20 fights. He wrested the World Boxing Council belt from his opponent. The champion could unify the titles in the weight division.




Johnson-Thompson, world heptathlon champion: "I feel good for Paris 2024"

 Johnson-Thompson, world heptathlon champion: "I feel good for Paris 2024"

A leg injury forced the champion to withdraw from the European Championships in Rome as a precaution. She has already qualified for the Olympics, so she doesn't have the same pressure as some of her teammates. This will be the British athlete's fourth opportunity to win an Olympic medal, having withdrawn from Tokyo 2020 due to injury.






Zimbabwe to host IBA Champions' Night

Zimbabwe to host IBA Champions' Night

IBA President Umar Kremlev met with Zimbabwean President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa and agreed to the organisation of a sporting event that would showcase some of the country's young talent. The IBA also pledged to support the grassroots of national boxing by improving facilities and providing equipment to facilitate training.