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Olympic great defends Russian figure skater who posted a TikTok video of herself in a bikini. Alina Zagitova, a Russian Olympic gold medalist in figure skating, has been defended by one of the country’s top trainers after being chastised for a TikTok video she made. After posting a bikini video on TikTok, an Olympic gold medalist figure skater was defended. Alina Zagitova won a gold medal in the Ladies’ Singles event and a silver medal in the team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Since then, the Russian skater has taken a break from competition to focus on…

From a metal bat to sticky gloves, seven types of sporting equipment have been prohibited. As science’s influence over sport has grown, so has equipment development; nonetheless, athletic organisations have hurried to ‘maintain the fairness,’ and various types of equipment have been banned. Sport’s allure lies in the fact that it pits two or more individuals, or teams, against one another in a competition of athletic prowess. However, as the application of science has risen in recent years, the dreamer’s approach to athletics has altered. Thousands of hours of thought go into the latest equipment that elite athletes can utilize,…

Sir Mo Farah is planning a career change after he retires from athletics. EXCLUSIVE: Sir Mo Farah is one of Great Britain’s most decorated athletes of all time, but he is on the verge of retiring from running. When he does, he intends to make a career change that is both surprising and unexpected. Sir Mo Farah is considering a career change to children’s television. The running legend believes he has what it takes, and he believes it will happen soon as his athletic career draws to a close. “I want to be a presenter in kids TV shows,” Mo,…

Oscar Pistorius has been transferred to a dangerous prison in order to meet the parents of his murdered girlfriend. Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to a dangerous prison to meet the parents of his slain girlfriend. Reeva Steenkamp’s parents will pay a visit to paralympian killer Oscar Pistorius after his murderer was driven 750 miles to the St Albans Correctional Centre near their home. In order for Oscar Pistorius to meet Reeva Steenkamp’s parents, he has been transferred 750 miles to a different, more dangerous prison. On Valentine’s Day in 2013, the 35-year-old shot and killed their daughter, who was his…

There have been five athletes who have vanished from the face of the planet. While the sporting world rejoices over Peng Shuai’s safety, Brinkwire Sport looks at five other athletes who inexplicably vanished under odd circumstances. After Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai announced she is safe and well, the sporting world sighed a sigh of relief. The former world No.14 vanished just days after accusing former Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual abuse three years ago. Nobody had seen or spoken to the 75-year-old after accusing her on the Chinese social networking site Weibo in posts that have since been…

After three months of dating, Oscar De La Hoya’s fiancée gets a boxer tattoo removed. His three-month girlfriend’s massive shoulder tattoo devoted to an important event in his career from the 1992 Olympics left the retired boxing star-turned-promoter speechless. Despite just dating Oscar De La Hoya for three months, Holly Sonders has displayed a daring new tattoo of the boxing legend. Sonders, a TV reporter, met the 48-year-old at an event in June, and the two began dating in August. And she’s already decided to show her affection for De La Hoya by having a large tattoo of the boxing…

During a court hearing, a seasoned conman pours acid on himself and dies as a result of his injuries. After the judge sentenced him to two and a half years in prison for buying £77,000 worth of photography equipment with forged checks, the career conman poured acid on himself. An inquest heard that a career conman who preyed on high-profile figures and Olympic athletes died after dousing himself in acid in the middle of a court hearing. Mark Marshall, also known as Mark Castley, is suspected of smuggling a corrosive substance into his Inner London Crown Court sentencing hearing in…

Despite fleeing, the husband of an Olympic athlete who was found stabbed to death denies murder. Agnes Tirop, a Kenyan runner, was found stabbed to death at her home in October, just two months after placing fourth in the 5,000m at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Despite attempting to flee the country after she was found stabbed to death, Agnes Tirop’s husband has denied her murder. Tirop, the women’s 10,000m world record holder, was found on October 13 with stab wounds to her neck, with a post mortem revealing she had also been struck in the head with a blunt…

After obtaining sperm from her husband’s body after his death, an Olympian’s widow has birth. Alex Pullin’s widow has given birth to the couple’s first child, 15 months after the 32-year-terrible old’s death in a spearfishing accident on Australia’s Gold Coast. Ellidy Pullin, Alex Pullin’s widow, has given birth to the couple’s first child 15 months after the former Olympian’s untimely death. Pullin had previously represented Australia at three Winter Olympic Games, including the 2014 Sochi Games, when he was the flag bearer. The 32-year-old, however, unfortunately died in a spearfishing accident in Queensland in July 2020. Pullin was discovered…

Long jumper Greg Rutherford switches to bobsleigh after a career in sports. Greg Rutherford, the 2012 Olympic long jump gold medallist, is planning to compete for Team GB in the bobsleigh event at next year’s Winter Olympics… here are some other athletes that switched sports. Greg Rutherford, a member of Great Britain’s BOBSLEIGH team, is vying for more Olympic gold as a long jumper. It’s a surprising move for the Olympic gold medalist, especially because he hasn’t run on an ice track before, instead training on a dry track in Bath. However, pilot Lamin Deen believes Rutherford has done enough…

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