World Archery lifts suspension on India with conditions
Indian archers are now free to compete under the national flag and focus on their preparations for Tokyo Olympics.
Pullela Gopichand blames Prakash Padukone for encouraging Saina Nehwal to leave Hyderabad
Saina's decision to join Padukone's facility in Bengaluru in 2014 wasn't beneficial for the player, Gopichand reveals in new book.
Bryan Habana: World Cup legacy can lead to Olympic gold
Bryan Habana believes South Africa's stunning Rugby World Cup triumph in Japan can inspire a generation to Olympic rugby sevens gold in Tokyo next year.
Kenya eyes jail sentences for athletes caught doping
Kenyan athletes are known especially for their long- and middle-distance running prowess, but the East African nation has been caught up in a string of doping scandals over the past five years.
UK Athletics to review handling of Nike Oregon Project probe
UK Athletics (UKA) has commissioned an independent review into the way an investigation looking at body's relationship with the Nike Oregon Project (NOP) was handled
Archers Deepika Kumari and Ankita Bhakat secure Olympic quota
Deepika Kumari struck gold, while Ankita Bhakat picked up silver at the Continental Qualification Tournament held on the sidelines of the Asian Championships.
- Date of birth
Nis (Serbia and Montenegro)
Montpellier (2000-2005), Kiel (2005-2009), Montpellier (2009-2013), Aix (Feb-June 2013), Barcelona (2013-2015), Paris Saint-Germain (2015-)
Olympic Games (2 medals: 2 gold)
- 1st (2008, 2012)
World Championships (5 medals: 3 gold, 2 bronze)
- 1st (2009, 2011, 2015), 3rd (2003, 2005)
European Championships (4 medals: 3 gold, 1 bronze)
- 1st (2006, 2010, 2014), 3rd (2008)
- Winner (Montpellier 2003, Kiel 2007, Barcelona 2015)
- Winner (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2012)
- Winner (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)
- Winner (2014, 2015)
Going for the hat-trick
French handball star Nikola Karabatic has won it all. But even after 2 Olympic gold medals (2008, 2012), 3 world championship titles (2009, 2011, 2015) and 3 European crowns (2006, 2010, 2014), the two-time World Player of the Year is as hungry for success as ever.
"This year," he insisted in early 2016, "the Olympics are the main objective."
A few alarm bells sounded in January, just 7 months before Rio, as France finished a disappointing 5th at the Euro in Poland.
But their star centre-back, who plays alongside brother Luka at PSG (their father was also a professional handball player), is ready to step up again, as "Les Experts" target an unprecedented 3rd successive Olympic title.
GBR 27 CHN 26
GBR 23 CHN 18
CHN 26 JPN 21
Ledecky 4 Biles 4
Manuel 2 McKeon 2
Oleksiak 2 Chalmers 2