Jazz dancer Annie Theewis has nailed it on the international stage. The Geraldine High School head girl returned from Hollywood on Tuesday with an armful of trophies.
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Sport: Fire and Ice at Wimbledon
Hot Mac and cool Chris prevail after a furious fortnight In all of sport, there is no contest as self-consciously august as Wimbledon. Like a dowager duchess, Wimbledon walks hand in hand with a statelier past, revering its history, requiring homage to its traditions, never questioning its prerogatives.
The 10 Most Influential Athletes Of The Century
There may have been some–a very few–who were better than these, but none had greater impact on how their games were played. Along with Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali and Pele, these were the people who shaped the century in sports –By Daniel Okrent BABE RUTH In sports’ first golden age, there was Babe Ruth–and then there was everyone else
Russia: Is Putin’s Judo Clique Cashing In on Connections?
Venus joins Serena in Qatar semifinals
NBA wants regular-season game in London
Athletics chief faces quit calls over Semenya
A South African government minister called on Leonard Chuene to resign after the national athletics chief admitted he knew Caster Semenya had undergone a gender test prior to the world championships. Chuene was forced into a humiliating climbdown after previously denying that Semenya had been tested before going to Berlin to win the women’s 800m title.
South African official lied about Semenya gender tests
The president of Athletics South Africa has admitted that he lied about gender tests on runner Caster Semenya before her gold-medal win at the World Athletics Championships last month. The national sports body has always denied that it agreed to the tests before the race in Berlin, Germany — an event that kicked off international controversy over the 18-year-old Semenya’s gender.
IAAF urges caution over Semenya intersex claims
Tired Bolt pulls out of Korean event, say organizers
The world’s fastest man Usain Bolt has withdrawn from a meeting in South Korea later this month due to fatigue, according to its organizers. The triple Olympic and world champion sprinter was due to line up in Daegu on September 25, with the one-day event to be a warm-up for when the city hosts the next World Athletics Championships in 2011