America's Ping Pong Prodigy
Meet Kanak Jha, the top-ranked U.S. Men's Ping Pong player and the youngest American Olympian to participate in the Rio Games.
Meet the LeBron James of Weightlifting: The 16 Project
Tucked away in a small gym in Beaufort, South Carolina, a young weightlifting phenom trains day in and day out.
Meet the Future of Paralympic Swimming: The 16 Project
Ellie Robinson has set Paralympic records and won gold at Rio—all before turning 16. As a Paralympic athlete, she was born with a form of dwarfism known as cartilage-hair hypoplasia (CHH). Despite the obstacles, Ellie has let little get in her way.
How Gymnastics Is Trying To Take Over Parkour And Make It An Olympic Sport
This fight isn't merely about parkour. It's about who controls the new youth-centric sports that are the Olympics' future.
Why Cheerleading Deserves to be Recognised as an Olympic Sport
Last year, cheerleading received provisional recognition as an Olympic sport. As a fierce physical and mental challenge, this was no less than it deserved – and full recognition should follow.
Olympic Taekwondo Champion Jade Jones Would Consider Switch To MMA
Jones, who recently won Wales’ Sports Personality Of The Year award, has been thinking about her future after Tokyo 2020, and MMA is on her radar.
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From North Wales To Rio: Talking Taekwondo With Olympian Jade Jones
Having become the UK’s first taekwondo gold medallist at London 2012 before winning once again at Rio, we chat to Jade Jones about her groundbreaking role in British martial arts.
How Olympic Skateboarding Almost Didn't Happen
Working with skateboarders and the Olympics was never a life goal for Gary Ream, but now the president of the International Skateboarding Federation is tasked with helping steward the sport's Olympic debut.
The VICE Morning Bulletin
One in three Americans are reportedly considering voting for a third-party candidate, Ryan Lochte admits he "over-exaggerated" his story of being robbed in Rio, pills found at Prince's estate contained fentanyl, and more.
What Do Pro Surfers Really Think About The Olympics?
Professional surfers from around the world share their opinions on surfing being a part of the 2020 Tokyo Games.
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English Heritage Lobby To Have Jousting Included In The Olympics, Claim To Be “Deadly Serious”
Don’t mess with English Heritage, lads, because they are deadly serious about medieval sports.
French Prosecutors Investigating Bribery Claims for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
It might be easier to start keeping track of what global sports operations *aren't* corrupt.