• Green Machine and tough Turner fire Australia's women
    Reuters46 minutes ago

    Green Machine and tough Turner fire Australia's women

    By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - The paths taken by athletes to the Rio Olympics are many and varied but few have been shorter or more providential than that of rugby sevens speedster Ellia Green. Four years after giving her cousin a lift to open tryouts for the sevens programme in Melbourne, the

  • Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard in line for Olympic medal upgrade to gold
    The Canadian Press1 hour ago

    Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard in line for Olympic medal upgrade to gold

    Christine Girard appears poised to become Canada's first Olympic gold medallist in weightlifting, but she may have to wait years to celebrate the historic achievement. Girard learned Wendesday that her bronze medal from the London Olympics may be upgraded to gold after the two women who finished