IOC: Russian doping decisions expected soon
International Olympic Committee investigators expect to have "a number" of doping cases involving Russians at the Sochi Olympics resolved by the end of November, but they have no plans to dictate the eligibility of these athletes.
Utah needs $39M to make future Olympic bid
A foundation that runs venues from the 2002 Winter Olympics in the Salt Lake City area needs $39 million over the next decade for infrastructure improvements that would put the city in position to make a bid for a future Olympics in 2026 or 2030,...
Simone Biles back in gym, new coach in tow
Five-time Olympic medalist Simone Biles has hired a new coach as she returns to training for her comeback, saying, "I think sometimes you need a change to help progress as an athlete."
Salt Lake City forms panel to mull Olympics bid
Salt Lake City has formed an exploratory committee to decide if the city will bid to host the Winter Olympics in either 2026 or 2030 -- taking a key step toward trying to become a rare two-time host city.
British Cycling coach Salzwedel sacked
The man who coached a Sir Bradley Wiggins-led team pursuit quartet to Olympic gold at Rio 2016 has been sacked by British Cycling.
Phelps talks about anxiety in documentary
A new documentary about anxiety argues that everyone to some extent suffers from stress, nerves and social fear. And, to make their point, the filmmakers have enlisted as Exhibit A the most decorated Olympian in history.
UKAD Chief wary of anti-doping microchips
UK Anti-Doping boss Nicole Sapstead has poured cold water on the idea that microchips should be implanted in athletes to make sure they are not cheating.
ESPN, FIBA agree to TV rights deal into 2021
ESPN has agreed to a multiyear rights deal with FIBA to air international basketball including Olympic qualifying.
Kipsang, Deba join field for NYC Marathon
Former champion Wilson Kipsang of Kenya and runner-up Buzunesh Deba of Ethiopia have joined the field for the New York City Marathon on Nov. 5.
Olympic boxing body suspends president Wu
The AIBA has suspended president C.K. Wu, a member of the IOC executive board who is alleged to have failed to inform colleagues of financial problems.
CAS uses report to uphold Russian doping case
The report on Russian doping from WADA investigator Richard McLaren was used by the Court of Arbitration for Sport to uphold a suspension, the first time that information was used to ban an athlete.
Official: Stadium worker's suicide linked to OT
The Japan labor standard office has determined the suicide of a 23-year-old man who worked at Tokyo's new Olympic stadium construction site stemmed from overwork, and his family was eligible for government compensation.
Rupp 1st U.S. male Chicago winner since 2002
Galen Rupp crossed the Chicago Marathon finish line in 2:09:20 to become the first American man to win the Chicago Marathon in 15 years. Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba won the women's marathon in 2:18:31.
Xiao wins all-around gold at gymnastics worlds
China's Ruoteng Xiao is the men's all-around champion after winning gold Thursday night at the gymnastics world championships.
Russian high jumper stripped of bronze medal
Russian high jumper Anna Chicherova has lost an appeal against being stripped of her 2008 Olympic bronze medal for using an anabolic steroid.
Brazilian Olympic president Nuzman arrested
The president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee has been arrested amid an investigation into a vote-buying scheme to bring the Olympics to Rio de Janeiro last year.
Birmingham set to bid for Commonwealths
Birmingham will formally bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games after receiving approval from the British Government.
Pyeongchang stadium nearing completion
The Pyeongchang organizing committee said Friday construction of the stadium that will be used for the opening and closing ceremonies of next year's Winter Olympic Games will be completed on Saturday.
Russian whistleblower faces arrest if he returns
A Russian court has ruled that doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov, the former Moscow anti-doping laboratory director who's in witness protection in the U.S., should be arrested if he returns to his home country.
Vonn to seek OK to ski vs. men at 2018 event
Lindsey Vonn's request to race against men in a World Cup event will be considered again by the International Ski Federation next week.
WADA suspends lab used for Euro, Tour
France's main anti-doping laboratory in Paris has been provisionally suspended from carrying out any tests by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
Kenny set to race on after retirement u-turn
Six-time Olympic champion Jason Kenny plans to race on to the Tokyo 2020 Games after admitting that he had "pretty much decided to walk away" after the Rio Olympics..
Olympians discuss possibility of anthem statements
American Olympians participating at the Pyeongchang Games will have a spotlight on them during the "Star Spangled Banner."
IOC confident South Korea Games to go ahead
IOC president Thomas Bach said Friday he remains confident the Winter Games will go on as scheduled in South Korea despite growing tensions on the peninsula.
Yarnold gets to the bottom dizziness issue
Lizzy Yarnold will head into the defence of her Olympic skeleton title on a high after finally getting to the bottom of the dizziness issues which had posed a threat to her World Cup career.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic gives his thoughts on Man United's new signings, his relationship with Lukaku and Pogba, and more.
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