Great Sportswomen – Skylar Diggins

Skylar Diggins was born on August the 2nd 1990 and is an American professional basketball player for the Dallas Wings of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). She was drafted 3rd overall by the Tulsa Shock in 2013, and in high school she was the National Gatorade Player of the Year, the Gatorade Female Athlete … [Read the full story]

Kelly Slater questions the testing of marijuana

Surf legend Kelly Slater is happy to submit to random drug tests but has queried whether marijuana should be a punishable offence in sport. The 11-time world champion is in Australia for the start of the ASP World Tour, which¬†started with the Quiksilver Pro. It will be the first event to fall under new anti-doping … [Read the full story]

Boxing Legend Frazier Battling Cancer

Former heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier, known for his three epic bouts with Muhammad Ali, has been diagnosed with liver cancer. The 67-year-old was diagnosed about a month ago and is now in a hospice in Philadelphia, his manager Leslie Wolff said. “We are doing everything we can… but I would be a liar if … [Read the full story]

Poms appeal gets Sally Pearson disqualified

Australia’s Sally Pearson has been stripped of the Commonwealth Games 100 metres gold medal after an unsuccessful counter-appeal against being disqualified for false-starting. Pearson won the race in 11.28 seconds in New Delhi on Thursday night. But the English team successfully appealed that she should have been disqualified for a false start, as happened to … [Read the full story]