Kosuke Hagino eyes gold after Olympic hangover

More Sports / Swimming Jan 25, 2020

Kosuke Hagino eyes gold after Olympic hangover

Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino admits he was swimming “slower than the women” during a rut after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, but has backed himself to win gold at this year’s Tokyo Ggames. The 25-year-old swept to the Olympic title in the 400-meter individual ...

Grizzly challenge: Discovery Channel TV show pits 'Man vs Bear'

Entertainment News Nov 1, 2019

Grizzly challenge: Discovery Channel TV show pits 'Man vs Bear'

Grizzly bears and humans will compete in tests of "strength, speed and stamina" on a new television show, the Discovery Channel announced Thursday. Human contestants will attempt "challenges inspired by what bears do naturally in the wild," including rolling giant logs, tree-climbing, eating competitions and ...

ESPN playing it for laughs with list

General | SPORTS SCOPE Mar 27, 2018

ESPN playing it for laughs with list

by Ed Odeven

It's beyond comprehension how ESPN The Magazine could omit Michael Phelps from its new list dubbed the "Dominant 20" athletes of the past 20 years. The swimming immortal is the winningest Olympian of all time. His collection of 28 Olympic medals, including a jaw-dropping 23 ...