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Kobe Bryant almost made 2000 Olympic team

One day after Kobe Bryant‘s breakout performance in the 2000 NBA Finals, it looked like a path opened for him to be named to the Sydney Olympic team. 346 more words


Nestor notches career doubles win number 1000

Olympic champion Daniel Nestor reached 1000 career doubles wins after defeating Jeremy Chardy and Leander Paes with Brazilian partner Marcelo Melo in Sydney on Monday. 320 more words


Mary King - Barcelona & Beyond

Three-time Olympic medalist, Mary King, describes her experiences of competing at six Olympic Games, gives a spine-tingling account of representing Team GB at London 2012, and tells of her pride as daughter Emily attempts to follow in her footsteps at Rio 2016.


Group Podcast - Olympics

With the Rio De Janeiro 2016 Olympics now less than a year away, Jeremie Crystal, Lukasz Chomicki, Emily Jamieson and Dan Kelly undertook a number of interviews with Olympic hopefuls and veterans. 30 more words

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Glory Alozie apologises for choosing Spain over Nigeria

AFN frustrated me to join Portugal, says Obikwelu 
Nigerian-born Spanish sprinter, Glory Alozie has pleaded with Nigerians to forgive her for the decision to change allegiance shortly after the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. 664 more words


Watch Suzy Favor Hamilton's collapse in Sydney Olympic 1500m final

If recent global championships are any indication, the Rio Olympic women’s 1500m final could be chaotic.

Not only is it likely to be a fast race (at some point) if Ethiopian world-record holder… 191 more words