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GB women’s 4x100m team to miss IAAF World Relays

GB women’s 4x100m team to miss IAAF World Relays

A hotly tipped women’s 4x100m relay team, participating for Great Britain, has been ruled out of the IAAF World Relays due to injuries amongst the team. If they were to compete and win it would qualify them for the World Championships later in August. The country we live in today is renowned for top class runners […]

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Usain Bolt stripped of one of his gold medals

Usain Bolt stripped of one of his gold medals

One of the most decorated athletes of all time, Usain Bolt, has been stripped of his 4x100m relay medal as his teammate and close friend, Nesta Carter, has been tested positive for a banned substance. Carter was one of 454 selected doping samples retested by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) last year and has been found to […]

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Top 10 Sporting Moments of 2016

Top 10 Sporting Moments of 2016

While no year is truly void of brilliant sporting moments, 2016 has been up to its eyeballs in classic memories and victories. With one of the most enthralling 12 months of sport just hours away from completion, it would only be fair to indulge in some good old reminiscing. After all, there’s plenty to look […]

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Usain Bolt’s retirement will rattle athletics

Usain Bolt’s retirement will rattle athletics

 After eight memorable years, Usain Bolt’s Olympic career is officially at an end and what a stint it has been. From his burst onto the scene in 2008 to affirming his legendary status in 2012 to achieving sporting immortality in 2016, it’s been incredible. However, all good things must come to an end. Athletics is […]

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2012 Olympics: Inspire A Generation

2012 Olympics: Inspire A Generation

2012 Summer Games Host: London, United Kingdom Medal table winner: United States of America           Held between July 27th and August 12th, the 2012 games saw London become the first ever city to host the Olympics three times. The UK capital won the right after defeating Paris, Madrid, New York and […]

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2008 Olympics: Relentless record breaking

2008 Olympics: Relentless record breaking

2008 Summer Games Host: Beijing, China Medal table winner: China       Held between August 8th and 24th, the 2008 games saw the Olympics travel to the world’s most populated nation, China, for the very first time. It proved one of the most ambitious and expensive summer games in Olympic history. With groundbreaking facilities […]

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2004 Olympics: Athens hosts again

2004 Olympics: Athens hosts again

  2004 Summer Games Host: Athens, Greece Medal table winner: United States of America       Held between August 13th and 29th, the 2004 games saw the modern Olympics return to its birthplace of Athens. In memory of the inaugural tournament in 1896, the original Panathenaic stadium was used for archery and ancient Olympia […]

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2000 Olympics: Cathy Freeman’s golden moment

2000 Olympics: Cathy Freeman’s golden moment

2000 Summer Games Host: Sydney, Australia Medal table winner: United States of America     Held between September 15th and October 1st, the 2000 games saw the Olympics return to Australia for the first time in 44 years. The country’s most famous city trumped Manchester and Beijing in the bidding process to recreate the honour […]

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1996 Olympics: Centenary celebrations

1996 Olympics: Centenary celebrations

1996 Summer games Host: Atlanta, United States of America  Medal table winner: United States of America       Held between July 19th and August 4th, the 1996 games saw the centenary celebrations of the modern Olympic games. As the last tournament in the 20th century, Atlanta was chosen as the city to hark back […]

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1992 Olympics: Spanish sporting spirit

1992 Olympics: Spanish sporting spirit

1992 Summer Games Host: Barcelona, Spain Medal table winner: Olympic unified team   Held between July 25th and August 9th, the 1992 games saw Spain host as the Olympic carnival shuffled towards the new millennium. With the Iberian nation hosting the games for the very first time, Barcelona proved the hub of a successful albeit […]

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