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Michael Phelps: Olympic great 'considered suicide' at height of career

Michael Phelps says he considered taking his own life on numerous occasions at the height of his career. Phelps – the most decorated Olympian of all time with 23 gold medals – first contemplated suicide after the Athens 2004 Olympics. ...

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Owain Doull: Team Sky's Olympic gold medallist eyes 2018 Vuelta a Espana

Olympic gold medallist Owain Doull has targeted the Vuelta a Espana as his main goal for 2018. Doull is preparing his second full year on the World Tour with Team Sky and will start his season at the Tour Down ...

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Jelle van Gorkom: Dutch Olympic BMX silver medallist in coma after accident

Olympic BMX silver medallist Jelle van Gorkom is in a coma after a training accident on Tuesday. The Royal Dutch Cycling Union said the 27-year-old had “broken ribs, a fracture in the face, a tear in the skull and damage ...

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Jelle van Gorkom: Dutch Olympic BMX silver medallist in coma after accident

Olympic BMX silver medallist Jelle van Gorkom is in a coma after a training accident on Tuesday. The Royal Dutch Cycling Union said the 27-year-old had “broken ribs, a fracture in the face, a tear in the skull and damage ...

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Jason Kenny: How the 'Horwich Humdinger' geared up Olympic star for track return

When you have won six Olympic gold medals by the age of 29, and are married to a woman who has won four more, you’re usually considered an inspiration to the grassroots and amateurs far below. For Jason Kenny, a ...

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Jason Kenny: How the 'Horwich Humdinger' geared up Olympic star for track return

When you have won six Olympic gold medals by the age of 29, and are married to a woman who has won four more, you’re usually considered an inspiration to the grassroots and amateurs far below. For Jason Kenny, a ...

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Australian Olympic cyclist seriously injured in car crash

Two-time Olympian and world cycling champion Caroline Buchanan has suffered serious injuries in a car accident in her native Australia. Buchanan, 27, posted an image on Instagram of herself in hospital with a bloodied face and wearing a neck brace. ...

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'I want to hear the roar of the crowd' – Sotherton on nine-year wait for Olympic bronze

Media playback is not supported on this device Britain’s Kelly Sotherton wants her nine-year wait for a 2008 Olympic heptathlon bronze medal to end with a medal ceremony at London Stadium. Russia’s Tatyana Chernova has been stripped of her bronze ...

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The Olympic Club to host 2032 Ryder Cup and 2028 US PGA

The Olympic Club in San Francisco will host the 2028 US PGA Championship and the 2032 Ryder Cup. It will be the first time the Lake course at the illustrious club, founded in 1860, has hosted either event. The Olympic ...

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Four-time Olympic medallist Fredericks suspended by IOC

Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after being charged with money laundering and corruption. Fredericks, 50, was charged by the French authorities last week. He was accused of accepting a bribe ...

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