Now out of Paris Olympics, Ladon pursues initial career plan

FILE–Philippines’ Rogen Ladon. Rogen Ladon put climbing up in weight class on hold in an effort to make it to the Paris Olympics, enlisting in a lighter division that eventually took its toll on the Rio Games veteran. “Sorry, I tried my best but it wasn’t meant to be,’’ said Ladon in Filipino after seeing…

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Rogen Ladon’s bid for Paris Olympics ends with opening bout loss

FILE–Philippines’ Rogen Ladon. Rogen Ladon saw his quest for a trip to the 2024 Paris Olympics come to a bitter end at the ongoing World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Bangkok, Thailand. “Sorry, I tried my best but it wasn’t meant to be,’’ said Ladon in Filipino after falling to Spain’s Rafael Lozano, 4-1, in their…

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Paris Olympics: Phil Sesemann – the doctor turned marathon runner awaits ‘dream’ debut | Olympics News

Sky Sports spoke to Team GB marathon runner and former doctor Phil Sesemann, who has been on a remarkable journey to achieve his Olympic dream. By Sam Boggon Last Updated: 20/05/24 11:31am When Phil Sesemann outsprinted Sir Mo Farah at the London Marathon in 2023, the junior doctor who combined his love for running with…

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EJ Obiena gets Paris Olympics boost with LA Grand Prix gold

EJ Obiena of the Philippines clears the bar in the men’s pole vault during the 2024 USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix at UCLA’s Drake Stadium on May 18, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. Katharine Lotze/Getty Images/AFP EJ Obiena, hands down the nation’s brightest hope for a medal in the Paris Olympics, opened his 2024 Olympic…

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Carlos Yulo, now king of Asia, eyes Paris Olympics throne

The Philippines’ Carlos Edriel Yulo | PHOTO: PBen Stansall / AFP Carlos Edriel Yulo had long desired to reach the Asian summit of the men’s artistic gymnastics individual all-around competition. Now armed with a view from the top, perhaps it won’t be a stretch if the Filipino dynamo aspires to climb the Mt. Everest of…

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France braces for wave of scams during Olympics

French Gendarmes walk past a banner for the forthcoming Paris 2024 Olympic Games outside The National Assembly – Assemblee nationale in Paris on May 5, 2024. AFP PARIS—French authorities are preparing to combat a wave of scams targeting millions of visitors during this summer’s Olympic Games and Paralympics. Processed food advertised as “homemade breakfast,” fake…

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Novak Djokovic hoping to hit peak form for French Open, Wimbledon, Olympics and US Open stretch this summer | Tennis News

Novak Djokovic says he is yet to find his highest level as he prepares for his opening match of the Italian Open on Friday, live on Sky Sports. The men’s world No 1 has played in only three tournaments so far in 2024, losing in the semi-finals of both the opening Grand Slam of the…

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Paris 2024 Olympics: Tom Daley to lead Team GB divers at fifth games | Olympics News

Tom Daley will partner Noah Williams in the 10m Synchro pairs in Paris as he attempts to defend the gold medal he won at Tokyo with then partner Matty Lee; it will be Daley’s fifth Olympic Games, 16 years on from his first appearance at Beijing 2008 as a 14-year-old Last Updated: 06/05/24 11:54pm Tom…

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PH fencer Samantha Catantan qualifies for Paris Olympics

Samantha Kyle Catantan (right) qualifies for the Paris Olympics after her triumph in the Asian and Oceania Olympic Qualification Tournament. FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates—Samantha Kyle Catantan paved the road to the 2024 Paris Olympics by lording it over in the Asian and Oceania Olympic Qualification Tournament late Saturday evening. Hampered by a hurting knee, Catantan…

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Rafael Nadal set to partner Carlos Alcaraz in men’s doubles at Paris Olympics | Tennis News

Rafael Nadal is excited to partner fellow Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz in a dream doubles’ partnership at the Paris Olympics this summer. World No 3 Alcaraz said previously he would like to play at the Olympics alongside his 37-year-old idol, who expects to bring the curtain down on his glittering but injury-plagued career this year. At…

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