One thing we love about rugby lads is that chunky physique. You don't have to be toned and and muscle bound to be a professional player, but you do need to be strong and heavy! Step forward Dean Budd who, despite the very British sounding name, plays for Team Italia.
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With quite possibly the least French-sounding name of all time, Kevin Mayer is another of this year’s hot decathlon sportsmen and we would one of, if not THE hottest guys at the whole Olympics. It’s definitely as close a competition as the games themselves what with our recent profile on Johannes Vetter. Either way, this French fancy is one of our faves and has made an athletic fan out of us!
This week saw the men’s pole vaulting final and you no-one could really touch Sweden's Armand Duplantis, or even his pole for that matter. The world champion wiped the floor with the rest of the competitors leaving him the only one left standing, attempting a world record.
The governing bodies of Australian and New Zealand Rugby have been accused of being ‘selfish, parochial and cowardly’ after deciding to withdraw both teams from the Rugby League World Cup due to take place in England in October and November this year.
Around about the time the Olympics begin, even the most sport hating gay suddenly gets a newfound love of the various different disciplines on display in the two-week programme. Maybe it’s a sense of national pride (the Euros 2020 finale were the most watched TV moment since Princess Diana’s funeral) or maybe, just maybe, it's due to the likes of Nikita Nagornyy.