Organisers of an Olympic-style event for drug-taking athletes say they will pay retired Australian swimmer James Magnussen $1.5m if he can break the 50 metres freestyle record.
Magnussen is the first athlete in the world to publicly flag interest in competing at the Enhanced Games, founded by Australian entrepreneur Aron D’Souza.
“I have kept myself in reasonable shape in retirement,” Magnussen told a sports podcast.
“They [Enhanced Games] have said they have a billion-dollar person backing them.
“If they put up $1m for the 50 freestyle world record, I will come on board as their first athlete.Read The Guardian