Simone Biles

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Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has pleaded guilty to molesting numerous underage US gymnasts. Photo: Jeff Kowalsky/Getty Images

The team doctor accused of molesting scores of young athletes while working with the United States gymnastics team and Michigan State University plead(...)

Bono: “There is just something in particular about this spec-wearing, doggerel-spouting rock dinosaur that aggravates the masses.” Photograph: Reuters/Danny Moloshok

About a decade ago I hosted a public interview with the film-maker Julien Temple about his Joe Strummer documentary. Obeying article 5 of the EU Rocku(...)

Bono: “you can grow up to be a woman just like that man”. Photograph:  Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Is there no end to Bono’s talents? He has sold 170 million albums, won 22 Grammys, does a mean impersonation of Bill Clinton, and now he’s better at b(...)

Paul Pollock, who has spoken out about the need for WADA exemptions, with Catherina McKiernan and Keith Walsh, Break Through The Wall, Irishtown Stadium, Dublin. ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Imagine you are a female athlete and you are receiving hormone treatment for fertility issues and have not been able to have children. The treatment r(...)

Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome are among five British athletes whose medical records with the World Anti-Doping Agency have been leaked by computer hackers. Photograph: PA

British cyclists Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins have said they have nothing to hide after they became the latest athletes to have their medical reco(...)

Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins are among the latest batch of athletes to be targeted by Russian hackers. Photogrpah: Getty

Five British athletes, include the Tour de France winning cyclists Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins, are among the latest batch of names alleged by a (...)

Russia-based cyber espionage group Tsar Team (APT28) accessed  personal records of Olympic athletes including USA gymnast Simone Biles. Photograph:  Lars Baron/Getty Images

Anti-doping chiefs have condemned computer hackers who claim to have accessed the personal records of Olympic athletes including Serena and Venus Will(...)

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt was pretty happy with his work in Rio. Photograph: Getty Images

Least Gracious: “We played a bunch of cowards. The best team did not win today. Sweden didn’t want to play great soccer. I don’t think they’re going t(...)

F or months Brazil’s people had been hoping for the best and fearing the worst. How will the Olympic Games ultimately then be best remembered? What is(...)

Gold medalist Simone Biles during the Women’s Floor Exercise final at the Rio Olympic Arena on Tuesday night. Photograph: David Davies/PA

A new Sports Illustrated cover, out on Tuesday, featured Simone Biles posing with her fellow multi-medallists Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky. Their (...)

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