Gowda (28), a construction worker, took just 13.62 seconds to cover a distance of 145 metre at the Kambala at Aikala village, about 30 km from Mangaluru. He took just 9.55 seconds to run a distance of 100 metres and netizens were quick to point out that he was faster that eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt. Bolt currently holds the world record in the 100m race at 9.58 seconds in 2009. … [Read more...] about Srinivasa Gowda Can’t be Olympic Star Overnight: Kambala Organiser Reasons Scientific Judgement
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Under severe pressure as the nation's talisman and most popular athlete, and after lighting the Olympic cauldron at the Sydney 2000 opening ceremony, Freeman showed no sign of nerves when she left her rivals in her dust after an explosive final bend. … [Read more...] about Rarely-seen Olympic champion Cathy Freeman, 45, works up a sweat during a Christmas boot camp in Melbourne – and she’s still leaving her rivals in her wake!
Jono said that Rebel does high-intensity interval training (HIIT), mobility, weights, resistance, technique and tempo - and has only one day of rest. … [Read more...] about Rebel Wilson greets Olympic sprinter Cathy Freeman as they watch the women’s semi-final match at the Australian Open in Melbourne
"Thank you for your letter which I read with great interest informing me of the progress of the project 'Taking Refugee'. Rest assured I am extremely pleased with the impressively rapid progress of the athletes and also by the measures taken at the governance level for an increased accountability and and transparency of the initiative," Bach wrote. … [Read more...] about IOC Chief Thanks Abhinav Bindra and Niccolo Campriani for ‘Taking Refugee’ Project
"When the nominees for the Class of 2020 were announced in December, we knew this class had the potential of being one of the most historic of all time," Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame chairman Jerry Colangelo said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Kobe Bryant among finalists for Basketball Hall of Fame