Australia is at risk for the first time in history to be stripped of its Bronze Medal at an Olympics. Australia will be stripped of its 2012 Summer Olympics medal for the first time in history if former swimmer Brenton Rickard is accused of using a banned substance at today’s trial (9-11).
DPA news agency (Germany) on the same day, the results of a test sample 8 years ago showed that Brenton Rickard was positive for the diuretic furosemide. If the CAS confirms that the 37-year-old former swimmer has used the banned substance, the performance of all Australian athletes at the 400m mixed relay swim will be canceled. This means that Australia will be stripped of its Bronze Medal for the first time in history at an Olympics.
Nadal admits always having trouble at the Paris Masters
A big shock occurred in the Paris Masters men’s singles semi-finals when No. 4 seed Alexander Zverev, number one, Rafael Nadal, after only 2 sets, scored 6-4, 7-5. The day after the match ended, Nadal admitted the reason he always missed appointments with the Paris Masters championship.
Raonic will reduce the number of matches played in 2021
Players Milos Raonic has said he will play less in 2021 if nothing is improving at the current plague. The Canadian player is on his way to return to the top 10 of the ATP chart. The 17th world player has just lost in the Paris Masters semi-final against Daniil Medvedev. However, this was a tournament that saw quite an impressive performance from Raonic.
Hamilton was surprised by the idol usurpation
Lewis Hamilton had quite an interesting share about how he was on his way to surpassing Michael Schumacher to become the best name in F1 village history. In a recent interview with GP Fans, Hamilton revealed that he was honored to be seated in the chair that Schumacher left at Mercedes. At the same time, the British driver also felt quite unfamiliar with the gradual passing of his idol in the temple of legends.