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Chinese swimmer Sun Yang appeals to Swiss court against eight-year ban

Sun Yang was a double Olympic gold medallist at London 2012 and won the men's 200m freestyle title in 2016



Three-time Olympic champion Sun Yang has lodged an appeal with Switzerland's highest court against his eight-year ban for missing a doping test.

The Chinese swimmer, 28, was initially cleared of wrongdoing by Fina, the world swimming federation.

Read more: Chinese swimmer Sun Yang appeals to Swiss court against eight-year ban

Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be 'scrapped' instead of delayed again, says Games chief

Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori announced the new dates for the Games in March



The postponed Tokyo Olympics will be "scrapped" if they cannot take place in 2021, says Games chief Yoshiro Mori.

Tokyo 2020 is now scheduled to run from 23 July to 8 August next year after being delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Read more: Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be 'scrapped' instead of delayed again, says Games chief

Tour de France to go ahead at end of August after coronavirus delay

The 107th edition of the Tour will start in Nice and finish in Paris



The postponed 2020 Tour de France will now start on 29 August, following the French government's extension of a ban on mass gatherings to mid-July because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Cycling's biggest event, won by Team Ineos' Egan Bernal last year, was originally scheduled to run from 27 June to 19 July.

Read more: Tour de France to go ahead at end of August after coronavirus delay

Tokyo 2020: Olympics to be postponed until 2021, says IOC member

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are due to take placed from 24 July to 9 August



The 2020 Olympic Games will be postponed by one year because of coronavirus, says International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound.

It comes after the chairman of the British Olympic Association said Great Britain would be unlikely to send a team to Tokyo this summer.

Read more: Tokyo 2020: Olympics to be postponed until 2021, says IOC member

Usain Bolt's heir apparent? Meet Armand 'Mondo' Duplantis, the new star of track and field

Armand Duplantis competes for his mother's homeland, Sweden, despite being born and raised in the US



"I don't blame them for wanting me to have a crazy career like Usain Bolt. I am going to try and carry the sport as much as I can and I know the best way to do that is to jump really high."

Having taken pole vaulting to new heights with a world record of 6.17m in Poland last weekend, Armand 'Mondo' Duplantis is addressing the question of whether he can be athletics' next Usain Bolt.

Read more: Usain Bolt's heir apparent? Meet Armand 'Mondo' Duplantis, the new star of track and field


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