Olympics



Climbing
Alex Megos is world class on the rock - in 2021 he will also compete at the Olympic Games
If you watch Alexander Megos climbing, you might come to the conclusion the idea of gravity is "fake news". Now the professional climber from the German town of Erlangen is preparing for the rather unloved combined competition at the Olympics as one of the world's best on the rock.

Sports business
It could hardly be any tighter: In the women's triathlon at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Swiss athlete Nicola Spirig (above) wins gold ahead of Lisa Norden from Shevd.
In sport, often only the blink of an eye decides between victory and defeat. ISPO.com shows the tightest and most spectacular races from the world of sports in pictures.

Olympics
The Olympic rings in front of the new National Stadium in Tokyo - one of the sports venues of the Olympic Games.
On 24 July 2020 the Olympic Games in Tokyo would have started as planned. But Corona thwarted the sports spectacle. What does this mean for the athletes and the event in general? ISPO.com answers the most important questions.

People
Especially for athletes, showing attitude can be a disadvantage in the fight for victories, medals or new contracts. Nevertheless, several athletes stand up for values time and again. ISPO.com honours them in this gallery.

Sports business
The German Basketball Bundesliga was able to end its season despite Corona with a newly developed tournament mode.
In view of Covid-19, sports clubs and associations have found creative solutions to run leagues and events - from new tournament formats to unusual cooperations. But the crisis is not over yet: Amateur sport is suffering from the restrictions - and without fans, things will get complicated even for the professionals.