Talking points from the Champions League Final Four

FTC-Telekom crowned their best-ever season by lifting the Champions League trophy for the second time in five years. In terms of trophies, they just equalled their 2019 treble (home league title, national cup, Champions League triumph), but that time they were never so dominant as in this season. Their final win-loss ratio for 2023-24 stands […]

Belgrade 2024: How Renaud Barral ‘refused to conform or submit to stereotypes’

By Nick Hope Aquatics correspondent Each athlete lining up at the 2024 European Aquatics Championships in Belgrade will have their own unique and varied tale, but few – if any – could describe a journey quite like that of ex-masters competitor turned history-making Belgian artistic swimmer Renaud Barral. “I started synchro a very long time […]