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]

On this day…in 1988

On this day in 1988, Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson runs the 100-metres in 9.79 seconds to win gold at the Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Johnson’s triumph, however, was temporary: He tested positive for steroids three days later and was stripped of the medal. Ben Johnson moved with his family to the suburbs of … [Read the full story]

USA find Chinese 16 year-old winner ‘disturbing’

A diplomatic storm was brewing last night over Olympic swimming sensation Ye Shiwen. The Chinese 16-year-old was forced to deny using drugs after a respected US coach called her gold medal-winning performance ‘unbelievable’. But her defiant pledge that the world record-breaking swim on Saturday – which saw her outpace the winner of the men’s event … [Read the full story]