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Breakdancing Is Set To Become The Newest Olympic Sport

Breakdancing Is Set To Become The Newest Olympic Sport

Most Olympic sports have a long and rich history at the Games. Some sports like wrestling and running have been a fixture on the Olympic programme since the ancient Games in Greece. While others like javelin and archery can trace their origins to the battlefield...

Ryan Gregson on Running At Rio: The 60 Seconds That Changed His Life

Ryan Gregson on Running At Rio: The 60 Seconds That Changed His Life

Standing at the start-line of the Olympic 1500m semi-final with 50,000 people in the stadium, I was nervous but trying to stay relaxed, keep my heart rate down and conserve energy. The more you stress and overthink a race, the worse you’ll run. What’s hard about the...

Boxing And Weightlifting Could Be Dropped From The Olympics

Boxing And Weightlifting Could Be Dropped From The Olympics

With the plethora of sports on offer, the Olympics is an occasion that rises like a gift stretching out from the calendar. Admittedly, we each have our favourites - those sports we stay up at all hours of the day simply to watch athletes compete in. For some, it’s the...

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Kyle Chalmers on silencing internal pressure, overcoming obstacles and creating a life outside the pool

Kyle Chalmers on silencing internal pressure, overcoming obstacles and creating a life outside the pool

With his world championship victory earlier this year, Kyle Chalmers, ambassador for Wahl Australia, finally accomplished swimming’s coveted triple crown. That is, winning a gold medal at the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, and world championships, all in individual events. Chalmers’ journey to this point has been taxing to say the least, but he’ll be damned if he finishes it without another push.