Annalise thrills the kids with tales of Olympic glory – Dublin People

Dublin People Annalise thrills the kids with tales of Olympic gloryDublin PeopleOLYMPIC silver medallist, Annalise Murphy, visited a number of schools in Dún Laoghaire Rathdown last week as part of a tour to promote opportunities to learn sailing along Ireland’s beautiful coastline. After accompanying Annalise on visits to five …

Highlights Singapore Open, badminton scores and results: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth advance to second round – Firstpost

Firstpost Highlights Singapore Open, badminton scores and results: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth advance to second roundFirstpostPreview: London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal on Monday pulled out of the USD 350,000 Singapore Super Series to spend more time in training to improve her game ahead of the hectic international circuit. Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu, …Sindhu enters…

Live Singapore Open, badminton scores and updates: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth in first round action – Firstpost

Firstpost Live Singapore Open, badminton scores and updates: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth in first round actionFirstpostHowever, a tough draw awaits Sindhu as she is slated to face Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara, 2016 All England Open champion and Rio Olympic bronze medallist. Meanwhile, National champion Rituparna Das made into the main draw of women’s singles and she …and…

Kendall and Wauchope Pools stay open a little longer – Camden Haven Courier

Camden Haven Courier Kendall and Wauchope Pools stay open a little longerCamden Haven CourierPort Macquarie-Hastings Council and local pool managers Swimwell have agreed to keep the two facilities open beyond their scheduled closure on Monday April 17. The Wauchope Memorial Olympic Pool will remain open for a further month, until …

Smiling faces make Fairview Spring Games a success – The Tennessean

The Tennessean Smiling faces make Fairview Spring Games a successThe TennesseanThe opening ceremony included lots of pomp and circumstance to the delight of the athletes, followed by the lighting of the Olympic flame. With opening remarks by Fairview High principal Dr. Juli Oyer and Hughes, Brad Shrader gave the invocation …and more »

Ryan Owens eager to follow in footsteps of Olympic champions – Eurosport.com

Eurosport.com Ryan Owens eager to follow in footsteps of Olympic championsEurosport.comBritain have won the three-rider, three-lap men’s team sprint at the last three Olympics, but have not won a world title in the discipline since 2005. That could change on Wednesday’s opening day. Kenny was involved in all three Olympic triumphs, but …and more »

4 Lessons Every Salesperson Can Learn From Olympic Rowers – Inc.com

Inc.com 4 Lessons Every Salesperson Can Learn From Olympic RowersInc.comSince attending the Opening Ceremony would not make their boat go faster, they opted out. Their time, they decided, would be better spent resting to prepare for the race. They may have wanted to go and soak in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, but …

Singapore Open: Saina withdraws, Sindhu hoping for better show – Sportstarlive

Sportstarlive Singapore Open: Saina withdraws, Sindhu hoping for better showSportstarliveA tough draw awaits Sindhu as she is slated to face Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara, 2016 All England Open champion and Rio Olympic bronze medallist. Ajay Jayaram will meet fifth seeded young Chinese shuttler Shi Yuqi, who had reached the finals at the All …PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal…

Saina withdraws, Sindhu hoping for better show – Press Trust of India

The Indian Express Saina withdraws, Sindhu hoping for better showPress Trust of IndiaWhile Saina will be missing in action, Sindhu, who clinched her maiden India Open at New Delhi to achieve a career-best World No. 2 ranking, will have to get over the heart-break at Kuching, where she was stunned by upcoming Chinese shuttler Chen…

How John Clarke organised the Sydney Olympics – Inside Sport

Inside Sport How John Clarke organised the Sydney OlympicsInside SportAfter taking roughly as long to decide as needed to run a 94m Olympic sprint final, we jumped at the chance; the results of our chat appeared in our magazine’s August 2016 edition. Clarke shared the story with this in-awe writer of how, in the lead-up…