Florida’s chief financial officer Jimmy Patronis has written to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to offer the state as a potential replacement host for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, amid the coronavirus crisis.
A new law has passed in Florida which will allow college athletes to make money from endorsements for the first time.
Britain top World Rowing Under-23 Championship medals table for first time after four golds on final day
Great Britain claimed four titles on the final day of the World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton to finish top of the medal table for the first time with a best-ever performance of six golds and two silvers.
World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Florida prompt age-group world best time from Greek women’s pair
Greece’s Christina Bourmpou and Maria Kyridou produced the outstanding performance on day three of the World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Florida as they took four seconds off the world best time for the age-group in reaching the final of the women’s pair.
Heats and humidity give way to lightning at World Rowing Under 23 Championships as British and US eights limber up
Heats and humidity continued on day two of the 2019 World Rowing Under 23 Championships, although there was thunder, rain and lightning later at the Nathan Benderson Park regatta course in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida as the flagship British and home eights limbered up impressively.