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British gymnast, Brinn Bevan, breaks leg in ‘freak accident’

British gymnast, Brinn Bevan, breaks leg in ‘freak accident’

Bevan told BBC news “All my emotions just erupted and I’ve found myself constantly in tears”.

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Athletics: Putin wants doping investigation

Athletics: Putin wants doping investigation

Russian president Vladimir Putin has ordered an investigation as there have been claims that Russian athletes have been part of a doping programme. Putin was speaking out for the first time since a world anti-doping campaign’s independent commission revealed its devastating findings. He said he wants a “professional co-operation with anti – doping bodies. “The battle must […]

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1956 Olympics: Sport Down Under

1956 Olympics: Sport Down Under

Held between November 22nd and December 8th, the 1956 Olympics saw the summer games hosted in its most southerly ever city.

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1952 Olympics: World Records Galore

1952 Olympics: World Records Galore

Held between July 19th and August 3rd, the 1952 Olympics saw the summer games hosted in its most Northerly ever city.

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Beth Tweddle visits NK School

Beth Tweddle visits NK School

Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle was the VIP guest at NK School’s Sports Presentation last night, where the school’s sporting stars were recognised for their achievements over the year.

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1948 Olympics: ‘The Austerity Games’

1948 Olympics: ‘The Austerity Games’

Held between July 29th and August 14th, the Olympic games returned after a 12-year hiatus and the guns fell silent on the planet’s bloodiest ever conflict three years previously.

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1936 Olympics: Owens’ Golden Moment

1936 Olympics: Owens’ Golden Moment

Held between August 1st and 16th, the tenth games of the Olympiad will always be remembered for its tragic intoxication with the German Nazi regime.

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1932 Olympics: Return to America

1932 Olympics: Return to America

Held between July 30th and August 14th, the 1932 Olympics marked the return of the games to America after a 28-year spell in Europe.

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1928 Olympics: History and progression

1928 Olympics: History and progression

1928 Summer Olympics Host: Amsterdam, the Netherlands Medal table winner: United States of America  Held between July 28th and August 12th, the Amsterdam games saw the first to adopt the now standardized 16-day length of competition. The Dutch capital defeated Los Angeles, who would host the next Olympiad, to win the rights to host after […]

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Doping in Athletics

Doping in Athletics

  In recent months, the sport of athletics has come under fire due to its persistent entanglement in the world of doping. A number of Russian athletes have been prosecuted and punished for their cheating actions in the past weeks, one of which who had competed against national treasure, Jessica Ennis-Hill. It seems an infection […]