Categories
Athletics

Irish Olympian Reid Sentenced

Yesterday Friday was a bad Friday for Leon Reid, an Irish sprinter who competed at Tokyo Olympics. At Bristol Crown Court yesterday, Reid was given 21 months sentence including 18 months work suspension and 220 unpaid hours work for allowing his flat to be used to produce crack cocaine. Reid represented Ireland in the 200m […]

Categories
Athletics

Irish Commonwealth Medalist Charged For Supplying Cocaine

The 2018 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist, Irish Leon Reid has been charged with five other men for drugs, possession of firearms and money-laundering offences. Reid, who ran 20.55sec on the Gold Coast to become Northern Ireland’s first Commonwealth Games track medal winner in 28 years, appeared last week in Bristol magistrates’ court. The 26-year-old, who […]

Categories
Sports News

Australia Double Olympics Medalist Found Guilty Of Attempting To Smuggle $152m Cocaine

An Australia double kayaker silver medalist at the Athens Olympics has been foud guilty with his brother of attempting to smuggle A$200m($152m) worthy cocaine into Australia. Nathan Baggaley and Dru Baggaley will be sentenced later this month. Both have pleaded not guilty. Dru and another man were arrested in 2018 after a dramatic police chase […]