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Australian swimmer and Olympic bronze medalist Tommaso D'Orsogna chatted with Digital Journal about his Olympic journey, proudest moments, and his latest endeavors, which include medical school.

Olympics' Korea moment: chance of detente or lost cause?

Officials from North and South Korea meet with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne on Saturday to set the seal on Pyongyang's participation in its neighbour's Winter Games.

Olympic gold medalist Natalie Coughlin talks swimming, cooking Special

Olympic gold medalist Natalie Coughlin chatted with Digital Journal about her career in swimming, as well as her passion for cooking and wine.

Two Koreas agree to march together at Winter Olympics opening

The two Koreas agreed Wednesday to march together under a single flag at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony and field a united women's ice hockey team at the Games in a further sign of easing tensions on the peninsula.

Two Koreas in fresh talks on Winter Olympics

North and South Korea began talks Monday on appearances by performers from Pyongyang's state-run artistic troupes at next month's Winter Olympics in the South, after the North agreed to attend the Games.

Saudi women attend football game for the first time

Saudi Arabia allowed women to enter a football stadium for the first time to watch a match Friday, as the ultra-conservative kingdom eases strict decades-old rules separating the sexes.

Cody Miller shares insights of his life through vlogs on YouTube

With the help of technology, Olympic gold medalist swimmer Cody Miller is able to showcase his fans a different side of his life, which gives them the opportunity to get to know him on a more intimate level.

Olympic deal will do little to disarm N. Korea: analysts

An agreement for North Korea to send athletes to the Winter Olympics in the South signals a step change in relations, analysts say, but will do little to curb Pyongyang's nuclear capabilities.

Sumo champs perform New Year ritual after scandal-hit 2017

Sumo's three grand champions clapped their hands and stamped their feet in a traditional New Year offering to the Shinto gods Tuesday, as the sport seeks to turn the page on a scandal-hit 2017.

Daniel Mitchell talks future events, new photographic equipment Special

Multi-faceted Swiss photographer Daniel Mitchell chatted with Digital Journal about his upcoming sporting events for 2018, and he opened up about latest advances in technological and photographic equipment.

Trump says willing to talk with North Korean leader

US President Donald Trump said Saturday he would be willing to speak directly with Kim Jong-Un, voicing hope that rare talks between North and South Korea could help deescalate the crisis over Pyongyang's nuclear drive.

S. Korea well prepared if N. Korea attends Olympics: organisers

Host South Korea is well prepared should North Korea decide to take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, with a cruise ship ready to transport and accommodate its athletes, organisers said Wednesday.

Meet Sam Kendricks: The journey of a pole vault world champion Special

American pole vaulter and Mississippi native Sam Kendricks will go down in history as the best pole vaulter in the world in the year 2017. Digital Journal explains why.

Op-Ed: Top 10 athlete interviews of 2017

In sports, Digital Journal ranks its Top 10 athlete interviews of 2017. These interviews are arranged in no particular order.

George Weah: ex-football star who could be Liberia's next leader

George Weah emerged from Liberia's slums to become a superstar footballer in the 1990s, and has leveraged his status as a revered figure among the country's young and poor in his second run for the presidency.

Jesse Palmer talks football career, future plans, Good Sports Special

Former Florida quarterback and ESPN analyst Jesse Palmer chatted with Digital Journal about his partnership with Good Sports, and its launch of Equip-A-Kid.

S. Korea seeks US military drill delay for Olympics

South Korean President Moon Jae-In has proposed delaying annual joint military exercises with the US in an effort to reduce tensions with the nuclear-armed North during next year's Winter Olympics.

Messi's brother out of house arrest on 100,000 euro bail

The older brother of Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi has been released from house arrest after paying a 100,000-euro bond, Argentinian media said Tuesday.

Interview with Tyler Clary: Olympic gold medalist swimmer Special

Olympic gold medalist swimmer Tyler Clary chatted with Digital Journal about his career as a professional swimmer for Team USA.

Good Sports launches Equip-A-Kid to provide sports gear for youth

Good Sports has launched a virtual shopping experience, entitled "Equip-A-Kid," in an effort to provide new sports gear to underserved youth all over the country.

Football: Prosecutors urge conviction in FIFA trial

US prosecutors urged a New York jury to convict three wealthy South American former soccer officials "on all counts" in the face of "overwhelming" evidence, delivering closing arguments Wednesday at the FIFA corruption trial.

Kohli-Sharma set to marry in Italy: reports

India cricket captain Virat Kohli is set to marry long-time girlfriend and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma in a much-anticipated wedding in Italy this week, according to media reports on Sunday.

Chatting with Bubba Sparks: Veteran pole vaulter Special

Veteran pole vaulter Bubba Sparks chatted with Digital Journal about his career in pole vault (which exceeds five decades), as well as his advice for aspiring athletes.

Surprise witness at FIFA trial — singer Kevin Jonas

Boy band star Kevin Jonas testified Thursday as a surprise witness for the prosecution at the FIFA corruption trial.

Andrew Kurka talks Team Hartford and 2018 PyeongChang Paralympics Special

Paralympian Andrew Kurka chatted with Digital Journal about Team Hartford, as well as the digital transformation of skiing.

Olympic ban opens chasm between Russia's athletes and leaders

The International Olympic Committee's decision to ban Russia from the 2018 Winter Games over state-orchestrated doping has created an unprecedented split between the country's athletes and politicians.

FIFA trial hears of dancing, private jet, massages

A Brazilian businessman told a US Federal Court on Wednesday that he helped set up a huge bribe to South American football officials to secure the rights for a new tournament.

Russian sports fans 'sad' about Olympic ban

Confused and dejected, Russian sports fans expressed their disappointment Tuesday over the International Olympic Committee's decision to ban the country from the 2018 Winter Games.

Olympic ban sparks outrage in Russia

The head of Russia's Olympic Committee, Alexander Zhukov, told the IOC on Tuesday that punishing clean athletes was "unjust and immoral", with the move to ban Russia from the Winter Games sparking outrage in the country"Punishing the innocent is unjust...

Doctors say no to sport in Delhi as cricketers choke in smog

Unprecedented scenes of Sri Lankan cricketers wearing face masks have reignited debate about hosting major sports in heavily polluted New Delhi, where doctors are increasingly vocal about the health risks posed by smog.

Tokyo 2020 to feed IOC food from disaster-hit regions

International Olympic officials will be fed produce from northern Japan hit by the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster, as Tokyo 2020 organisers aim to dispel fears over food from the region.

Pollution stops play in India-Sri Lanka Test in Delhi

Hazardous smog interrupted the third Test between India and Sri Lanka in New Delhi on Sunday, with players wearing face masks as air quality dipped in the world's most polluted capital city.

Olympic gold medalist Lenny Krayzelburg talks Swim Academy Special

Four-time Olympic gold medalist and backstroke swimmer Lenny Krayzelburg chatted with Digital Journal about his swimming career, and the Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy.

Hong Kong athlete says coach abused her as teen

A top Hong Kong hurdler Thursday accused her former coach of sexually assaulting her when she was a schoolgirl, the first high-profile woman in the socially conservative city to tell of abuse as part of the #MeToo movement.

Brazil footballers remembered one year after plane crash

Two army helicopters scattered flower petals over a town square Tuesday as part of sad tributes to the upstart Brazilian football team Chapecoense, most of whose players died in a plane crash exactly a year ago.

McLaren says Russia risks worse doping sanctions

Richard McLaren, who produced two reports on Russian sports doping, said on Tuesday that the country is risking heavier punishment with its continued denials of state involvement.

Israeli chess players could make history at Saudi tourney

Israeli chess players could make history by participating in a tournament in Saudi Arabia after the international chess governing body on Tuesday said it was pushing to allow it to happen.

Widows struggle year after Brazil football team wiped out

Fabienne Belle had already been floored by the news that her husband was killed in the air crash that wiped out Brazil's Chapecoense football team. Then one day, without warning, she received his old suitcase in the mail.

Chapeco football club rises from ashes of air disaster

A year after Brazil's Chapecoense football club was all but wiped out in an air crash on their way to play the game of their lives, the team is winning again -- and daring to think of the future.

Mondo Duplantis signs with Louisiana State University

Teen pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis announced via an Instagram post that he has signed with Louisiana State University (LSU).

Tim Mack headed to Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame, Class of 2018

2004 Olympic gold medalist pole vaulter Tim Mack has a major reason to be proud. He is headed to the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame.
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