Two-time Olympic rowing champion Hamish Bond has been selected in the New Zealand team to compete at the World Road Cycling Championships in Bergen, Norway next month. Bond teamed with Eric Murray to win gold medals in the men's coxless pair at the 2012 London and 2016 Rio de Janiero Olympics.
Former Australian Olympian Shane Perkins says he has completed his sporting defection to Russia after President Vladimir Putin signed off on granting him citizenship. In to bid to compete at Tokyo 2020, Olympic bronze medalist Perkins switched his allegiance after missing selection on the Australian
Australian cyclist Shane Perkins has been given the green light to attain Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin, paving the way for the twice world champion to represent his new country at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. "The President resolved to grant Russian Federation citizenship to Shane