5 days Age concern: Six stars for whom Olympics in 2021 may come too late Manilatimes |Sports
PARIS: With the 2020 Olympics postponed until 2021, there are fears the delay will shatter the gold medal hopes of many ageing athletes. AFP Sport looks at six evergreen stars for whom a delayed Tokyo Games might be a step too far. ROGER FEDERER – The 20-time Grand Slam champion, who will be 40 in August 2021, won Olympic gold when he partnered Stan Wawrinka to the men’s doubles title at the 2008 Beijing Games. Federer was a quarter-finalist in singles in China, silver medallist in 2012 in London before injury forced him skip the 2016 Games in Rio. In ... more