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Oleksii Novikov of Ukraine was crowned champion at the 2020 SBD "World's Strongest Man Championship" in Bradenton, Florida. He chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about his impressive win.

Less contact, short trips: virus-hit Olympics bosses set out rules

Athletes at the coronavirus-postponed Tokyo Olympics will face regular testing, restrictions on mingling and potential punishment for non-compliance with health rules, organisers said Wednesday as they outlined plans for holding the Games.

Meet Jonty Skinner: Head Coach of the Cali Condors swimming team Special

Veteran swimming coach Jonty Skinner chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about being the Head Coach of the Cali Condors swimming team, which were crowned the winners of ISL Season 2.

Eddie Wang talks Cali Condors, ISL Season 2, world junior record Special

Asian swimmer Eddie Wang chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about winning ISL Season 2 with the Cali Condors.

Postponed Tokyo Olympics to cost extra $2.4 billion

The coronavirus-delayed Tokyo Olympics will cost at least an extra $2.4 billion, organisers said Friday, with the unprecedented postponement and a raft of pandemic health measures ballooning an already outsized budget.

Chatting with Katinka Hosszu: 'The Iron Lady' in Swimming Special

Three-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Katinka Hosszu, who is affectionately known as "The Iron Lady," chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about ISL Season 2 and her illustrious career in the sport.

Kacper Majchrzak talks about Cali Condors winning ISL Season 2 Special

World-class Polish swimmer Kacper Majchrzak chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about being the Cali Condors winning ISL Season 2.

18 percent of Olympic tickets sold in Japan to be refunded

About 18 percent of tickets sold in Japan for next year's coronavirus-postponed Olympics will be refunded, Tokyo 2020 organisers said Thursday, with over 3.6 million seats still reserved domestically for the Games.

Lebanon basketball players ditch game for better future

Basketball player Charles Tabet was once a national hero blocking shots for Lebanon, but a crumbling economy has forced him into a new life selling cars in Michigan.

Bowe Becker talks Cali Condors, ISL Season 2, and motivations Special

American swimmer Bowe Becker chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about being a part of the Cali Condors in ISL Season 2.

Schumacher's son 'exploding emotionally' at F1 breakthrough with Haas

Mick Schumacher, the son of seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher, will drive in Formula One for the first time with Haas next season, the team announced on Wednesday, leaving their new recruit "emotionally exploding" at the realisation of a dre...

Chatting with Marco Cosso: Elite strength and conditioning coach Special

Marco Cosso, the strength and conditioning coach of Energy Standard, chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about his career and motivations.

Argentina dump rugby captain Matera over 'xenophobic' posts

Argentina rugby skipper Pablo Matera was stripped of the captaincy and suspended over "discriminatory and xenophobic" tweets on Tuesday.

Rescue underway in Vendee Globe as skipper abandons sinking boat

French skipper Kevin Escoffier abandoned his PRB Yacht during the Vendee Globe on Monday and was in a life-raft awaiting rival skipper veteran Jean le Cam to pick him up.

Maradona's doctor investigated for involuntary manslaughter

Diego Maradona's personal doctor was on Sunday being investigated for involuntary manslaughter four days after the Argentina legend suffered a fatal heart attack, prosecutors in San Isidro near Buenos Aires reported.

Delayed Tokyo Olympics to cost additional $1.9bn: report

The coronavirus-delayed Tokyo Olympics could cost $1.9 billion more than its original budget of $13 billion, a 15 percent increase, a report said Sunday.

Chatting with Nicholas Santos: Brazil's 'Iron' man of butterfly Special

World-class Brazilian swimmer Nicholas Santos chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about being a part of ISL Season 2, where he competed for Team Iron. This year's competition was held at the Duna Arena in Hungary.

Maradona's death may trigger family inheritance battle

Diego Maradona's tormented private life, with its tangled relationships and paternity suits, suggests distributing his inheritance will be a complex task for lawyers bracing for claims from a slew of children -- those he recognized and those he didn't....

James Gibson, MBE talks ISL Season 2, Energy Standard, and future Special

James Gibson, MBE, the Head Coach and General Manager of Energy Standard chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about ISL Season 2, his takeaways from this season, and his plans for 2021 with the team.

Pakistan cricketers positive for Covid-19 in New Zealand

Pakistan's cricket tour of New Zealand was in the balance Thursday after six squad members tested positive for Covid-19 and the team received a "final warning" for flouting quarantine rules.

Felipe Lima talks Energy Standard, ISL Season 2, plans for future Special

Brazilian swimmer Felipe Lima chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about ISL Season 2 and swimming for the Energy Standard swimming team.

Argentines mourn Maradona, 'the most human of Gods'

Stunned Argentines were plunged into grief Wednesday by the death of the country's favorite son Diego Maradona, a sublimely gifted sporting hero they saw as "the most human of Gods.

The Goldfish Swim School expresses gratitude this holiday season

The Goldfish Swim School has expressed its gratitude this holiday season. It is the premier swim school that teaches swimming to children ages four months to 12 years old.

Argentina bids final farewell to favorite son Maradona

Huge crowds bade a grief-filled adieu Thursday to Argentina's favorite son Diego Maradona before he was buried on the outskirts of the capital after a farewell that at times descended into chaos.

Maradona's legend shaped by his Hand of God

Diego Maradona scored more than 300 goals, many touched with genius, but the two most famous came within four minutes of each other on June 22, 1986 in Mexico: one was voted Goal of the Century, the other is even more famous.

Chatting with Scott Hamilton: Olympic gold medalist and  Special

Olympic gold medalist, former figure skater, and Scott Hamilton chatted with Digital Journal about his new digital platform Live Your Days.

Review: Ryan Murphy breaks American record, sets second-fastest time ever Special

Three-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ryan Murphy has a major reason to be proud. He set an American record in the men's 50 meter backstroke (short course) yesterday.

Review: Cali Condors are crowned 2020 ISL Season 2 champions Special

The Cali Condors have a major reason to celebrate. They were crowned winners of International Swimming League (ISL) Season 2. Digital Journal has the scoop.

Elite swimmers chat after the 2020 ISL Season 2 final in Budapest Special

On November 22, four elite swimmers participated in a virtual mixed zone that was set up by the ISL following the 2020 final that was held at the Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary.

Review: Caeleb Dressel shatters two world records, Cali Condors lead Special

The world's fastest swimmer Caeleb Dressel has a major reason to be proud. He shattered two world records on the first day of the ISL Season 2 final in Budapest, Hungary.

Chatting with Aimee Willmott of the London Roar swimming team Special

English swimmer Aimee Willmott of the London Roar chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos as part of a virtual mixed zone that was set up by the International Swimming League (ISL).

Chatting with Andrew Seliskar of the Los Angeles Current Special

On November 21, American swimmer Andrew Seliskar of the Los Angeles Current participated in a virtual mixed zone that was set up by the International Swimming League (ISL).

Robert Glinta opens up about Team Iron, ISL Season 2, and success Special

Olympic swimmer Robert Glinta chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about being a part of the second season of the International Swimming League (ISL), where he competed for Team Iron.

Rob Woodhouse and James Gibson, MBE talk about ISL Season 2 final Special

On November 20, Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos participated in a virtual mixed zone for the International Swimming League (ISL) with the General Managers of the teams. The final will be held this weekend in Budapest, Hungary.

All NFL teams to enter COVID-19 intensive protocol Saturday

The National Football League NFL is placing all teams under intensive protocol starting Saturday to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 as the number of cases rises around the country.

'Terrorism to tourism': England cricket trip gives Pakistan a boost

The return of England's cricket team to Pakistan next year -- their first visit since a deadly 2009 attack on Sri Lanka's team -- is a vote of confidence in the country's improved security, but analysts say challenges remain.

Review: Caeleb Dressel, Cali Condors amazing in ISL Season 2 semi-finals Special

On November 16, Caeleb Dressel and the Cali Condors team were outstanding in the semi-finals for the second season of the International Swimming League (ISL).

Chatting with Kenny Harrison: Olympic gold medalist triple jumper Special

Olympic gold medalist triple jumper Kenny Harrison chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about his illustrious career in track and field.

IOC's Bach 'very confident' Tokyo Olympics will have fans

Olympic chief Thomas Bach said Monday he is "very, very confident" that spectators will attend next year's Tokyo Olympics, as he kicked off a Japan trip to boost momentum for the pandemic-postponed Games.

Hamilton wins record-equalling seventh F1 world title

Lewis Hamilton secured a record-equalling seventh Formula One world title on Sunday after winning the Turkish Grand Prix and then warned pretenders to his crown "I'm only just getting started!

North Macedonia secure historic qualification for Euro 2020

North Macedonia will go to a major tournament for the first time in their history after a Goran Pandev goal gave the Balkan nation a 1-0 win away to Georgia in their Euro 2020 qualifying play-off final on Thursday.
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