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Meet Marta Karolyi, the Legendary Gymnastics Coach Retiring After the 2016 Olympics

Many sports fans know the USA women’s gymnastics team as a sports powerhouse that wins Olympic medals in individual and team competitions, but this wasn’t so until Marta Karolyi took over the national team along with her husband Bela Karolyi. 489 more words


Introduction, part two: Niko Kovač

Niko Kovač had been sacked from his role as manager of the Croatian national football team – his first, and at that point only, job in first-team management – in September 2015 after a run of results in qualification for the 2016 European Championships saw the team third in the table (behind Italy and Norway) and out of the automatic qualification spots. 850 more words

Messi Returns To National Team After Decision To Retire

Lionel Messi has been named in Argentina’s World Cup qualifiers squad, less than two months after retiring from international football.

Messi, 29, quit after Argentina’s Copa America final defeat by Chile in June. 269 more words


Monica Puig is Making History for Puerto Rican Tennis at the Rio Olympics

22 year-old Puerto Rican native Monica Puig, has blazed a trail at the Rio Olympics and cemented herself as the best singles tennis player to represent the island nation at an Olympic Games. 207 more words


Meet One of the Youngest Table Tennis Players in Olympic History, Adriana Diaz

While most teenagers spend their summer relaxing, spending time with their friends, or maybe working a summer job, 15 year-old Adriana Diaz is currently competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics. 285 more words


The Canadian Women's Basketball Team is Peaking at the Right Time

Really, the timing couldn’t be better. After a summer of hard work on and off the court, the Canadian Senior Women’s Basketball Team is ready for Rio 2016. 585 more words


Underwater Hockey - Underwater what?!

Surely you have heard about diving…or surfing. You might even have seen a performance of a synchronised swimming team. But what about Underwater Hockey? Oliver Westerman plays it as a professional. 13 more words

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