Chinese swimmer goes from Olympic podium to river police

Asia Pacific Oct 4, 2020

Chinese swimmer goes from Olympic podium to river police

Jiang Haiqi starred alongside the controversial Sun Yang in winning a historic relay swimming bronze medal for China at the London 2012 Olympics. But now he is doing national duty of a very different kind — as a policeman saving lives on Shanghai's Huangpu River. Jiang ...

Most Australian athletes against protests at Olympics

Olympics Aug 14, 2020

Most Australian athletes against protests at Olympics

A vast majority of Australian athletes believe messages of personal or political protest should not be delivered in Olympic competition or on the medallists' podium, a survey conducted by the country's athletes' commission said on Friday. More than 80 percent of 496 respondents said protesting ...