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Canadian Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to compete for U.S.

A spokesperson from High-Performance Public Relations, which represents Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton, confirmed that Humphries has asked to be released from the organization...

Canadian Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to compete for U.S.

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Kaillie Humphries stood up to her sport's abusive culture. It ended how you'd expect | Shireen Ahmed The double Olympic champion was denied her bid to escape a coach she says abused and harassed her, exposing a numbingly familiar truth: the system is not set up to support survivorsKaillie Humphries b...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Caster Semenya: Olympic champion temporarily cleared to compete without medication by Swiss court Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in her preferred 800m event without taking medication to lower her testosterone levels as she awaits the result of an appeal against an IAAF ruling....
02:12, 06/04/2019

Bobsleigh- Humphries sues Bobsleigh Canada, wants to compete for U.S.- report Double Olympic gold medalist Kaillie Humphries wants to compete for the United States and has filed a lawsuit against Bobsleigh Canada to obtain her release, according to a CBC report https://www.cbc....
10:48, 09/14/2019

Court rules Olympic runner Caster Semenya must use hormone-suppressing drugs to compete The decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport will force the South African to follow IAAF guidelines in suppressing her natural testosterone levels in order to compete....
15:36, 05/01/2019

Former Olympic swimming champion Meilutyte retires at 22 VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Former Olympic swimming champion Ruta Meilutyte has retired at the age 22 while facing questions for missing three doping tests. The Lithuanian Swimming Federation says Meilu...
11:48, 05/22/2019

| Ex-Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez banned Spain's Samuel Sanchez, the 2008 Olympic road race champion, has been given a two-years back-dated ban after testing positive for human growth hormones in 2017....
09:48, 05/14/2019

Former Olympic champion Pearson retires from athletics "World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, Australia\u0027s most successful track athlete of her generation, gave up on her bid for a swansong at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and retire...
16:48, 08/06/2019

Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 "Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships."...
16:48, 05/17/2019

Biathlon: Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships....
21:48, 05/17/2019

Injury forces former Olympic champion Pearson to retire World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, the most successful Australian track athlete of her generation, gave up on her dream of a swansong at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and retired ...
13:12, 08/06/2019

McLaughlin upstages Olympic champion Muhammad in Oslo World junior record holder Sydney McLaughlin upstaged Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad to win the women's 400 meters hurdles race at the Bislett Games on Thursday....
01:48, 06/14/2019

Olympic champion cyclist Barker undergoes successful surgery "Britain\u0027s Olympic champion Elinor Barker has successfully undergone surgery after breaking her collarbone in Saturday\u0027s RideLondon Classique."...
23:36, 08/09/2019

Dutch Olympic champion completes 195-kilometer charity swim Olympic long-distance swimming champion Maarten van der Weijden has completed a marathon swim along the route of a famous Dutch speedskating race to raise money for cancer research...
21:12, 06/24/2019

Olympic champion Marin completes comeback with China title Olympic champion Carolina Marin made a successful comeback on Sunday by defending her China Open title eight months after suffering a career-threatening injury....
13:36, 09/22/2019

IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is 'biologically male' The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in fe...
13:12, 06/19/2019

Olympic champion Semenya loses appeal over testosterone rules Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her appeal against rules that mean middle distance female athletes with high natural levels of testosterone must take medication to reduce ...
16:24, 05/01/2019

Olympic champion Barker breaks collarbone in London crash Olympic champion Elinor Barker has confirmed she suffered a broken collarbone in a high-speed pile-up at the end of the women's Ride London Classique in London on Saturday....
16:24, 08/04/2019

Olympic Champion David Rudisha Survives Car Crash In Kenya Kenyan middle-distance runner, Olympic champion and 800m world record holder David Rudisha is reportedly okay after sustaining minor injuries from a car crash in his home country, according to K24Tv....
00:12, 08/26/2019

Britain's Olympic champion Mears retires to follow music career Britain's first Olympic diving champion Chris Mears, who won gold with his 3m springboard synchronized partner Jack Laugher, has retired from competition to pursue his music career....
11:12, 08/07/2019

Valentina Vezzali: Six-time Olympic champion… but this bronze was her greatest moment "We revisit Valentina Vezzali’s bronze medal match from London 2012 – a bout that proved you should never give up. Head to the Olympic Channel to watch the full episode: https://oly.ch/2Wz9Z5z"...
13:12, 06/19/2019

Olympic champion Caster Semenya loses landmark case on testosterone levels Athletes with differences in sexual development (DSDs) will now have to take medication in order to compete in events ranging from 400-metres to a mile....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Caster Semenya: Olympic 800m champion files appeal to Swiss court Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners....
21:00, 05/29/2019

Olympic cycling champion faces army warning for bare-cheeked Trump taunt Nino Schurter poked fun at White House with cheeky photoSwiss faces possible warning from senior officers over incidentSchurter won gold in mountain bike cross-country at Rio 2016Olympic cycling champ...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Gap's Athleta brand lands its first sponsored athlete: Olympic track champion Allyson Felix Athleta, Gap Inc.'s athletic-wear brand for women most akin to Lululemon, has a new strategy to win more shoppers: Sponsored athletes. It strikes its first deal in this arena with Olympic track s...
12:12, 07/31/2019

Caster Semenya: IAAF vows to fight on after Swiss court hands Olympic champion reprieve The IAAF has pledged to take the fight to Caster Semenya after a Swiss court gave the two-times Olympic champion a temporary reprieve to continue competing without hormone-suppressing drugs....
15:24, 06/04/2019

Olympic medalist Ashley Wagner accuses late skating champion John Coughlin of sexual assault U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner claims the late John Coughlin — a fellow figure skater who killed himself earlier this year — sexually assaulted her more than a decade ago at a skating camp in Colora...
03:48, 08/02/2019

Olympic champion Caster Semenya wins Doha Diamond League 800m after losing testosterone appeal Double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has won her final race over the distance before controversial new IAAF testosterone regulations come into place....
21:24, 05/03/2019

Canadian 11-time world champion says she is no drug cheat Canada's 11-times canoe world champion Laurence Vincent Lapointe maintained she is not a drug cheat on Tuesday but conceded there will be people who will never believe her....
15:48, 08/21/2019

Tom Brady’s age scared Adam Humphries from Patriots Tom Brady hasn’t slowed down much on the field. But the NFL is waiting for the 41-year old to show signs of wear, and the anticipated decline already saw one free agent spurn the Patriots. Adam ...
02:36, 06/04/2019

WR Humphries says Brady's age part of passing on Pats Wide receiver Adam Humphries signed a four-year, $36 million with the Tennessee Titans in March, passing up the chance to play for the New England Patriots....
13:00, 06/04/2019

Former UK Basketball Player Isaac Humphries to Host Benefit Concert LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former Kentucky men’s basketball player Isaac Humphries is set to return to the city of Lexington to perform a benefit concert supporting the Ronald McDonald House Charities® of the B...
03:24, 06/08/2019

People don't believe diminutive Titans WR Adam Humphries plays in NFL "I'll just be sitting on a plane and someone will ask what I do," Adam Humphries said. "They don't believe me until they get off and Google me."        ...
16:48, 05/01/2019

Titans WR Adam Humphries: Tom Brady's age factored into decision not to sign with Patriots Newly signed Tennessee Titans slot receiver Adam Humphries said he considered Tom Brady's advancing age when picking his next team.        ...
22:12, 06/03/2019

Canadian Utilities agrees to sell Canadian power business for $835 million Canadian Utilities Ltd said on Monday it has agreed to sell its entire Canadian fossil fuel-based electricity generation portfolio for about $835 million, ending a strategic process for the assets tha...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Can AEW compete with WWE? All Elite Wrestling hosts its debut event in Las Vegas over the weekend. With strong talent and a TV deal, it's seemingly set up for success, but will AEW be a legitimate competitor to WWE or simply a...
17:48, 05/24/2019

| Spurs 'can compete with the best' - Winks Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks says their recent draw with Manchester City shows they "can compete with the best teams in the Premier League and Europe"....
18:36, 08/20/2019

Can Apple compete on privacy? Apple's has revved up its focus on privacy both in its products and marketing. Given today's mature smartphone market, though, the company may see greater benefit from its stance beyond today's consum...
21:24, 06/28/2019

Can this year's new Kindle compete with the Paperwhite? This year's Kindle refresh gave Managing Editor James Trew a lot to like, including an illuminated display and a smaller design with smoother edges. Although the 2019 Kindle has only a single sto...
03:48, 08/30/2019

The best Walmart deals that compete with Prime Day Walmart has some great deals that are as good as Amazon's this Prime Day. We've found the best ones for you.       ...
04:48, 07/16/2019

Liga MX And MLS Will Compete For A New, Meaningless Trophy Starting in July, MLS and Liga MX will compete in a new, eight team, single elimination competition to crown the best club in Mexico and the United States (Canada can go fuck itself unless Toronto, Va...
20:48, 05/29/2019

Hamilton sure he was 'good enough' to compete with Leclerc "Lewis Hamilton believes that he would have had enough in reserve to challenge for pole position today even if Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc hadn\u0027t fallen foul of technical...
22:36, 07/27/2019

‘If I don’t compete in singles again, I’m OK with that,’ says Andy Murray • Scot says ‘it would be nice’ to compete again• But family life has been ‘fun’ after hip operationAndy Murray, who returns to tennis in the doubles at Queen’s this month, has said he is relaxed about...
18:36, 06/08/2019

Felix to compete for USA against Europe in Minsk Six-times Olympic champion Allyson Felix will continue her comeback after giving birth last year by competing in the 400 metres at next month's USA-Europe meeting in Minsk, USA Track and Field said on...
02:12, 08/28/2019

Motorcycles Will Not Compete at Pikes Peak in 2020 Racing is a dangerous sport, and motorcycle racing doubly so. For the last 29 years motorcycles have competed for ever more incredible record times up the hill at Pikes Peak. In fact, the very first m...
03:24, 07/27/2019

West Ham can compete despite Man City setback, says Pellegrini "West Ham have the squad they need to compete in the Premier League despite a crushing defeat in their opening match but must focus on improving their style of play rather than worrying about long-ter...
05:00, 08/16/2019

Alibaba raises its game to compete with Amazon Alibaba said Tuesday it is opening up the Alibaba.com platform, allowing American companies to sell their products to small- and mid-sized business buyers around the world. That will help Alibaba bett...
11:48, 07/24/2019

European companies can't compete against global giants Finance ministers say Europe is increasingly dependent on Chinese and US technologyIt boasts the world’s second biggest economy, a huge consumer market of about 500 million people and prodigious pools...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Locals compete in cardboard canoe race Intrepid sailors competed Saturday in a race of cardboard kayaks. Participating kids and teens joined 15 teams that designed and built the boats just before the race. The festivities, sponsored by Con...
13:48, 07/14/2019

Nxivm ‘sex slave’ says she had to sign non-compete contract Nxivm’s sex slaves had to demonstrate the ultimate loyalty toward their masters — by inking non-compete contracts, a former member testified Monday. The ex-slave, referred to as Nicole in Brooklyn fed...
21:24, 06/10/2019

O'Ward set to compete F2 for MP Motorsport at Red Bull Ring Red Bull-backed Patricio O'Ward is set to contest this weekend's Formula 2 races in Austria, replacing banned MP Motorsport driver Mahaveer Raghunathan...
19:48, 06/25/2019

O'Ward set to compete in F2 for MP Motorsport at Red Bull Ring Red Bull-backed Patricio O'Ward is set to contest this weekend's Formula 2 races in Austria, replacing banned MP Motorsport driver Mahaveer Raghunathan...
09:48, 06/26/2019

Semenya cleared to compete by Swiss court Runner Caster Semenya will be allowed to compete without having to take testosterone-reducing medication after a Swiss court ordered athletics' governing body, the International Association of Athleti...
20:48, 06/03/2019

Brad Pitt Knows He Can't Compete With These Two Stars for Roles No Hollywood A-lister is a fit for every role--just ask Brad Pitt. The Oscar-winning actor and star of the upcoming Ad Astra has a laundry list of roles to his name in the course of a......
20:12, 09/16/2019

Apple TV+: a canny plan to compete with Netflix Apple is building a new base while selling expensive hardware to users, and taking a 30% cut from developersApple had few treats for those avid followers who tuned in to the company’s press event this...
20:01, 09/11/2019

| Baxter: Bafana have shown we can compete with Africa's best A dejected Stuart Baxter said that despite his side's dramatic defeat to Nigeria in the quarter-finals of AFCON they've shown they can compete with the best....
08:24, 07/11/2019

Tim Cook knows Apple TV+ won’t compete with Netflix, and he says it’s not supposed to Apple in late March unveiled its brand new Apple TV platform, which includes support for several stand-alone streaming apps, as well as its own Netflix-rival, Apple TV+. Weeks later, Disney came out w...
13:48, 05/02/2019

For women’s soccer to keep growing, elite clubs must compete more often To help maintain the momentum of this summer's World Cup, the women's game needs more events like this week's Women’s International Champions Cup showcase in North Carolina....
03:48, 08/16/2019

Samsung may be prepping a high-end tablet to compete with the iPad Pro A lot of the coverage that’s been devoted to Samsung lately has to do with its smartphone business, and particularly its experimentation in that arena. We’re referring to things like the G...
01:36, 06/15/2019

Felix ready to compete in U.S. relay pool for worlds Six-times Olympic champion Allyson Felix will be a part of the United States' 4x400 metres relay pool for next month's world championships in Doha, her brother told Reuters on Tuesday....
07:00, 08/28/2019

Developers: How PINE64 is creating a community to compete with Raspberry Pi's PINE64 is on a social mission to make device ecosystems that developers can collaborate on. TechRepublic interviewed PINE64's Lukasz Erecinski about the company's philosophy toward open source....
16:36, 07/04/2019

Murray: I’m relaxed whether I compete again or not - Australia was difficult mentally "Andy Murray has opened up about his fitness battle since undergoing surgery, with the Briton admitting he would be “relaxed” about not competing again."...
20:36, 06/07/2019

Uber and Lyft Are Trying to Compete with Google Maps For Some Reason When you’re trying to figure out how to get somewhere, the odds are pretty good your first move is opening Google Maps. But Uber and Lyft each want to change that. To them I say: good luck....
02:24, 07/20/2019

Lying-Ass Sean Spicer to Compete on Dancing With the Stars The fall for lying white men from the Trump administration is never really a fall. In fact, the “fall” is really just a series of shitty interviews in which the former White House employee laughs abou...
21:24, 08/21/2019

Barca failed to compete in Liverpool defeat, says Messi "Lionel Messi has said Barcelona\u0027s biggest mistake was failing to compete during the 4-0 defeat at Liverpool which sent them crashing out of the Champions League, adding that it was as painful as...
19:24, 05/24/2019

Word whiz kids compete for $50,000 prize in U.S. spelling bee Nearly 500 word wizards were still in contention on Wednesday as the Scripps National Spelling Bee entered its second day, as the best young spellers strive for the top cash prize of $50,000....
18:00, 05/29/2019

‘Vauxhall and Peugeot need to cut their electric car prices to compete with MINI’ Opinion 20 Jul, 2019 Mike Rutherford thinks affordability is fast becoming one of the most important words in the modern car-buying vocabulary...
15:00, 07/20/2019

Horse racing weighs changes to compete with sports gambling Horse racing is considering adding fixed-odds wagering and other changes to offset legalized sports gambling in the US, which threatens the industry's very existence     ...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Does The $150,000 Porsche Taycan Really Compete With The Much Cheaper Tesla Model S? For the past few weeks, I’ve been referring to the upcoming Porsche Taycan as possibly the first true Tesla Model S competitor. But then I saw the Taycan’s $150,000+ price tag. While I still think it’...
22:00, 09/04/2019

Scotland’s Fiona Brown: ‘The team’s transformed. We’re here to compete’ Dunblane-born winger draws inspiration from hometown’s most famous family as her recovery from career-threatening injury culminates in a World Cup debutThree years ago Fiona Brown came round after an ...
11:00, 06/08/2019

Target announces deals to compete with Amazon Prime Day Target is taking on Amazon’s Prime Day next week with deals on thousands of items on their website. The online sale starts on July 15 and runs for 48 hours. That’s the exact same time as A...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Lawyers, nurses, soldier, ballerina compete for Miss USA The women who want to be crowned the next Miss USA include a psychological operations expert in the Army reserves, a former NFL cheerleader working to become a surgical nurse and a lawyer who represen...
02:12, 05/03/2019

Japanese space startup wants to compete with US rocket rivals TOKYO — A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space earlier this month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX, its founder said Wednesday. I...
10:36, 05/16/2019

2020 sweepstakes: Dem candidates compete to give away billions in taxpayer $$ "Medicare-for-all" and free community college are just the starting point. Some candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination are going beyond promising gobs of government benefits and p...
13:36, 08/06/2019

Nvidia announces its Studio line of laptops to compete against the MacBook Pro During its press conference in Taipei a day before Computex starts, Nvidia announced a new line of laptops that will run its RTX graphics processing units, as well as a new software platform called St...
16:48, 05/27/2019

Atwood, Alexis among 12 authors to compete for Canada's Giller Prize Canadian author Margaret Atwood, who penned the novels that inspired the hit television series "Alias Grace" and "The Handmaid's Tale", is among 12 writers listed on Tuesday for Canada's top literary....
01:00, 09/04/2019

Japan space startup aims to compete US rivals within years A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space last month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX...
10:24, 05/15/2019

At $37,890 the 2020 Cadillac CT5 Hopes to Compete With the Europeans by Being Dirt Cheap The Cadillac CT5 has a big job ahead of it as the successor to CTS, the nameplate that arguably brought GM’s flagship brand into the modern era. But as good as the CTS was, it didn’t sell well enough,...
17:24, 07/18/2019

Airlines urge regulators not to compete on safety after Boeing crisis Global airlines urged regulators on Friday not to compete over setting new safety rules, after two crashes led to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and raised questions about the international influ...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Walmart unveils sales deals to compete with Amazon Prime Day Walmart rolled out its answer to rival Amazon's Prime Day. The retail giant's big Summer Savings event runs through Wednesday.       ...
21:48, 07/14/2019

Grubhub has bought thousands of domain names to compete against its own customers Online food delivery company Grubhub has purchased thousands of domain names that resemble those of businesses that are either already on its platform or are trying to be according to a new report fro...
02:24, 06/29/2019

Six companies to compete for $2.5B in funds to install Navy C4ISR systems The Navy awarded six companies task orders for a potential 10-year, $2.5 billion contract to install and support command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissan...
17:36, 07/18/2019

DOJ Approves T-Mobile and Sprint Megamerger, Says Dish Network Will Somehow Compete T-Mobile’s planned takeover of Sprint took a sizable step forward on Friday after a deal negotiated with the U.S. Justice Department behind closed doors was announced.Read more......
01:36, 07/27/2019

Watch: Vegetarian athletes compete in 'The Game Changers' trailer The trailer for the documentary "The Game Changers" reveals top athletes competing on a plant-based diet, from executive producers James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan....
03:24, 08/29/2019

Google to allow rival search engines to compete on Android - at a price Alphabet Inc's Google will allow rivals to compete to be the default search engines on new Android devices in Europe, but they will have to pay for the privilege....
01:24, 08/03/2019

Verizon Up rewards program levels up to better compete against T-Mobile Tuesdays If T-Mobile and Sprint's merger is not ultimately approved, which seems increasingly likely, the US wireless market duopoly has a very good chance of maintaining that status quo for years to come. The...
12:12, 05/02/2019

California Is Now an ‘Early Primary State.’ Democrats Are Grappling With How to Compete. After years of voting late in the presidential nominating process, most California Democrats can start casting ballots by mail in February as Iowans head to their caucuses....
17:24, 06/02/2019

Caster Semenya Loses Case to Compete as a Woman in All Races The South African, a two-time Olympic champion at 800 meters, had challenged proposed limits on female athletes with naturally elevated levels of testosterone....
18:48, 05/01/2019

Tyson Launches Its First Plant-Based Protein Brand to Compete With Beyond Meat Tyson Foods is launching the company’s first plant-based protein brand, called Raised & Rooted, that will feature vegetarian nuggets that taste like chicken and blended burgers that still contain ...
16:36, 06/13/2019

Katz’s Deli patrons compete in ‘When Harry Met Sally’ orgasm contest They’re aching to win! Lunch-goers unleashed some truly exciting performances at Katz’s Delicatessen Friday during a fake orgasm contest inspired by the famous “When Harry Met Sally” scene...
23:12, 07/12/2019

Local teachers compete in 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools The contest specializes in trades including manufacturing, welding, construction, automotive and agriculture mechanics. / Courtesy: Getty Images TUCSON –Two Tucson high school teachers are among to se...
18:36, 07/17/2019

As pool of eligible recruits shrinks, military branches compete more than ever for enlistees U.S. service branches are in a battle to recruit from an ever-shrinking pool of eligible military recruits.        ...
06:24, 06/29/2019

Summer pop diva showdown: Can Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry still compete? When Miley Cyrus became a coach on “The Voice” in 2016 and then Katy Perry joined the judges’ panel for the re-booted “American Idol” last year, it felt as if both pop divas were entering has-been ter...
00:24, 06/01/2019

Disney’s new streaming bundle priced to compete with “standard” Netflix plan Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. (credit: Disney / Sam Machkovech) The Walt Disney Company's latest quarterly earnings call included an announcement to investors that ap...
05:12, 08/07/2019

Two local students compete in 2019 Braille Challenge National Finals TUCSON- Two local students are headed off to nationals for the 2019 Braille Challenge Competition in Los Angeles. Local regional winners 15-year-old Joey Parra and 13-year-old Ciara Peterson are advan...
01:36, 06/15/2019

McDonald's US franchisees ask for a Southern-style chicken sandwich to compete with Chick-fil-A McDonald's U.S. franchisees want a chicken sandwich to rival Chick-fil-A's as the Southern chain's threat to their business continues to grow....
15:48, 07/10/2019

Review: The 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier is priced too high to compete at $50,000 But after a week with the $49,290 Blazer Premier, we're worried that Chevy priced the Blazer too high to be competitive. Without serious discounts, we wouldn't recommend it....
19:36, 08/19/2019

As pool of eligible recruits shrinks, service branches compete more than ever for enlistees U.S. service branches are in a battle to recruit from an ever-shrinking pool of eligible military recruits.        ...
07:12, 06/21/2019

Judge Clears Way for Amazon and Microsoft to Compete for Giant Pentagon Contract Oracle had alleged that Amazon and the Defense Department biased the $10 billion JEDI contract in Amazon’s favor, but was unable to change the Pentagon’s decision....
20:24, 07/12/2019

Court Rules That Runner Caster Semenya Must Take Medication to Reduce Testosterone If She Wants to Compete In what might be the most bizarre judgment against an Olympic athlete ever, South African 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her legal landmark case and now, if she wants to compete in internat...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Crystal Palace academy ready to compete with the best after show of faith from Steve Parish Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish recently revealed a three-year plan for the club, the cornerstone of which involves investing unprecedented amounts of money into an academy which, over the past t...
14:00, 09/11/2019

Apple is reportedly financing six original movies a year to compete for Academy Awards Despite an entire media event being dedicated to its unveiling, Apple TV+ is still something of a mystery. We know the first wave of shows being prepared for Apple’s paid streaming service, and ...
00:36, 06/18/2019

How ancient Chinese therapy helped Londoner Eden Silva compete at Wimbledon A Londoner playing in Wimbledon for the first time revealed how she is relying on ancient Chinese medicine after suffering a potentially career-ending injury as a teenager....
17:00, 07/02/2019

Fasts and late-night protein shakes: how Muslim athletes compete during Ramadan The holy month began at the start of May this year. While some athletes find blending exercise and fasting tough, others say it helps them focusFor the better part of eight seasons, Hamza Abdullah pla...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone levels to compete at Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she cut down her testosterone level to compete at the Tokyo...
16:24, 05/01/2019

How retailers can compete against Amazon as the retail giant expands further into online grocery (AMZN) Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. That's the strategy e-tailers will have to adopt if they want to compete with Amazon. To fight back against the e-commerce giant's expanding dominance,...
05:24, 05/06/2019

Porsche's $153,510 electric sports car, the Taycan, is set to compete with Tesla's Model S — here's how they stack up (TSLA) Porsche Porsche on Wednesday unveiled the production versions of its first fully electric sports car, the Taycan Turbo and the Taycan Turbo S. The vehicles will compete against Tesla's Model S sedan....
02:48, 09/06/2019

Insurtech Research Report: The trends & technologies allowing insurance startups to compete BI IntelligenceTech-driven disruption in the insurance industry continues at pace, and we're now entering a new phase — the adaptation of underlying business models. That's leading to ongoing c...
06:00, 05/08/2019

Tony Romo to compete in U.S. Open Local Qualifying Round after AT&T Byron Nelson Romo will compete in a U.S. Open Local Qualifying Round at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas following the AT&T Byron Nelson.        ...
23:12, 05/04/2019

Dear Delta Airlines: video games and beer cannot compete with joining a union | Stephen Greenhouse The airline is telling employees that unions take money they could spend on entertainment instead. Will anyone really fall for that anti-union tactic?In its latest offensive to beat back unionization,...
19:48, 05/11/2019

California judge blocks law requiring Trump to submit tax returns to compete in state's 2020 primary A federal judge in California Thursday granted the Trump campaign’s request to block a new law that requires presidential and gubernatorial candidates to release five years of tax returns to run in th...
07:36, 09/20/2019

WWE Raw: Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns compete in Battle Royal to face Brock Lesnar, Bray Wyatt appears Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns and eight other superstars competed in a Battle Royal on Raw to determine who would face Universal Champion Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam....
14:36, 07/16/2019

Okay, So Breakdancing Might Really Become an Olympic Sport Hip-hop’s cultural impact is undeniable and it appears that it’s one step closer to infiltrating what was once considered unimaginable—the Olympics....
05:24, 06/27/2019

Olympic Boxing Remains In Crisis The Olympics are a bureaucratic rat’s nest, with national governing bodies, international governing bodies, host cities, various Olympic committees, and other assorted grifters jockeying for influence...
02:48, 05/23/2019

Olympic Games Are Getting More Competitive for Advertisers The Olympic Games remain advertising gold—so much so that exclusive sponsorship deals are becoming much costlier for the world’s most powerful companies....
16:24, 06/25/2019

USA, Brazil react to US win and Olympic berth USA players Khris Middleton and Joe Harris talk about the Americans clinching an Olympic berth and Brazil forward Anderson Varejao discusses his team's loss to the USA in the World Cup. (Sept. 9)...
01:12, 09/10/2019

What would you sacrifice for an Olympic gold medal? How much would Olympians give up to guarantee a gold medal? The post What would you sacrifice for an Olympic gold medal? appeared first on Boxing News....
01:00, 09/23/2019

U.S. Olympic Committee changes name to recognize Paralympians Organization votes to change name to United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in order 'to create an inclusive environment for Team USA athletes,' CEO Sarah Hirshland says....
23:12, 06/20/2019

Cat back on the prowl for more Olympic gold Cat Osterman does not wake up every morning in a cold sweat thinking about the gold medal the United States women's softball team lost 11 years ago at the Beijing Olympics but then again she has never...
04:12, 08/11/2019

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
18:12, 07/09/2019

Alibaba to run Olympic ticketing for Beijing, likely beyond The IOC says top-tier sponsor Alibaba will run ticketing services for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, putting the Chinese online retail giant in line to do the same for future hosts Paris and Los An...
16:48, 07/19/2019

Why Mack Brown's fingerprints are the Clemson's dynasty he now must compete against North Carolina coach Mack Brown has a long relationship with Clemson's Dabo Swinney that helped make the Tigers a dominant college football power.       ...
23:48, 07/18/2019

Roman Polanski’s New Film Will Compete at Venice Film Festival The latest movie from the director, who fled the United States in 1978 while awaiting sentencing for statutory rape, deals with a famous miscarriage of justice, the Dreyfus affair....
17:00, 07/25/2019

Mixed Events Shake Up Olympic Sailing Pressured by gender-equity mandates from the I.O.C., sailing took major steps to upgrade its program, adding races that had not been part of the sport before....
00:00, 08/05/2019

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergey Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee is to investigate allegations that nine of its members – ...
17:00, 07/05/2019

Olympic champ Harrison looks to win big, grow upstart PFL Kayla Harrison made an Army veteran tap out and moved closer to cashing in on the richest fight of her pro career: her search for gold over, Harrison can stake her claim to $1 million in the PFL Champ...
14:36, 07/12/2019

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man in Sardinia Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
15:48, 07/09/2019

Hayter reassesses ambitions as Olympic bid comes into view "Rising cycling star Ethan Hayter says his focus will soon switch back to the track and the Tokyo Olympics next year after a strong showing at the Tour de Yorkshire."...
00:48, 05/07/2019

The Latest: IOC says up to 82 voters for 2026 Olympic ballot The IOC says 83 members are eligible to vote for the 2026 Winter Games host, though President Thomas Bach will abstain       ...
12:36, 06/24/2019

'All I want is to go': five young athletes on their dreams of Olympic glory It’s exactly a year until the torch is lit at the Tokyo Olympics. Here, five hopefuls reveal some of the sacrifices they’ve made in the pursuit of a priceless place in Team GBLina, 23, grew up in east...
15:36, 07/21/2019

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed Thursday when applicants in a ticket lottery — for Japan residents, only — began lear...
05:24, 06/20/2019

| IOC reforms Olympic host city race The IOC has adopted a host of reforms to streamline the troubled process of hosting and awarding the Olympic Games in a bid to avoid having "too many losers"....
16:24, 06/26/2019

‘You ain’t seen the last of me.’ Gonzalez stuns Olympic star Ramirez Nigel Collins was ringside to see the undoing of two-weight Olympic champion Robeisy Ramirez The post ‘You ain’t seen the last of me.’ Gonzalez stuns Olympic star Ramirez appeared first on...
20:52, 08/12/2019

Former Olympic kayaker Ferguson to defend America's Cup Former Olympic swimmer and kayaker Steven Ferguson has become the latest top-class athlete to join Team New Zealand as they confirmed their squad for the defense of the America's Cup in 2021 in Auckla...
06:48, 06/27/2019

Japanese rush to buy Tokyo Olympic tickets on first day TOKYO (AP) — If you’re a Japan resident and you want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics — be patient. Tokyo organizers on Friday said delays and long waits to get an online response me...
07:24, 05/10/2019

Laugher looking to claim more Olympic bling in Tokyo "Taking the negatives and turning them into positives is all part of the ups and downs of an Olympic cycle, according to Rio 2016 gold and silver medallist Jack Laugher."...
23:48, 07/26/2019

India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is hoping to focus entirely on her running as she build...
14:36, 08/22/2019

My Night: Deontay Wilder reflects on his Olympic adventure After just 18 months and 21 amateur bouts behind him, Deontay Wilder explains how he ended up on the rostrum The post My Night: Deontay Wilder reflects on his Olympic adventure appeared first on Boxin...
01:00, 08/14/2019

2012 Olympic silver medalist disqualified for steroid use LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic canoe silver medalist Jevgenij Shuklin has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The International Olympic Committee says the Lithuanian has bee...
16:12, 06/12/2019

| Banyana draw in opening 2020 Olympic qualifier Banyana Banyana played to a 0-0 draw against Botswana on Friday night at the National Stadium in Gaborone in the first leg of their first 2020 Olympic qualifier....
08:36, 08/31/2019

Armani unveils Italian Olympic team uniforms during MFW Giorgio Armani put a sporty accent on Day 2 of Milan Fashion Week, with an Emporio Armani collection that accented active wear. And he introduced his fifth official uniform for the Italian Olympic and...
21:24, 06/15/2019

Skateboarders raise their game as Olympic qualifiers begin LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Being an Olympic sport is starting to bring a different vibe to skateboarding. With a promise from the IOC to keep the spirit of the sport intact as it makes its debut at the...
00:36, 06/14/2019

Sayers to be presented with Olympic bronze at Anniversary Games "Goldie Sayers will receive her Olympic bronze medal in front of a home crowd at the Anniversary Games more than ten years after throwing a British record in Beijing."...
22:12, 06/12/2019

Sosa rolls by TKO; Olympic star Ramirez upset Jason Sosa floored Haskell Lydell Rhodes three times in a dominating seventh-round knockout win on Saturday, and featherweight Adan Gonzales scored a massive upset over two-time Olympic gold medalist ...
17:24, 08/11/2019

USA sevens sparkle at Twickenham to secure Olympic spot Eagles and Fiji ensure qualification for Tokyo Games next yearCoach Mike Friday: ‘I’m so proud and pleased for all the boys’ USA have become the first men’s rugby sevens team to qualify for the Olympi...
20:12, 05/25/2019

IOC: India's back in the running to host Olympic events The International Olympic Committee lifted a ban Thursday that's kept India from bidding for Olympic events, after its government promised to grant visas to all athletes competing at such competitions...
00:24, 06/22/2019

U.S. Olympic Committee must earn back athletes' trust: CEO The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) must work hard toward earning back the trust of American athletes after a sexual abuse scandal rocked the Olympic body last year, its CEO Sar...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Tokyo Olympic stadium 90% finished, to open in December With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of the Games, is 90% completed and will open its doors for the first time in Decemb...
13:24, 07/03/2019

Athletics-India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is hoping to focus entirely on her running as she build...
00:36, 08/23/2019

Japan speculates over identity of final Olympic torchbearer With the Tokyo Olympics less than a year away, speculation is growing in Japan over who will be the final torchbearer to light the cauldron in the new Olympic Stadium, in the traditional ritual that b...
07:48, 08/22/2019

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and controversies. DW was in Berlin to capture the band...
17:00, 06/26/2019

IOC to change process of Olympic bid races, host elections The IOC is changing how and when it picks Olympic hosts, and will approach candidates who can be from multiple cities or countries       ...
14:12, 06/26/2019

Star quality can’t save Sweden from 8th Olympic bid loss LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Sweden sent its heir to the throne, its prime minister, and a hockey icon to help persuade International Olympic Committee voters. Carrying the baggage of seven failed Win...
23:12, 06/24/2019

US Olympic officials reprimand but don't punish Pan-Am Games protesters Gwen Berry, Race Imboden each get 12 months of probationBoth athletes will be eligible for next summer’s Tokyo GamesThe letter went to the two protesters. The message was meant for a much wider audien...
05:00, 08/21/2019

Olympic officials reassure sports federations about cuts An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations that are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as "decoration" but fe...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Olympic official reassures sports federations about cuts An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations who are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as "decoration" but fed...
14:00, 05/23/2019

| Tokyo or bust as Tiger eyes Olympic dream Tiger Woods is setting his sights on next year's Olympic games, driven on by the knowledge that he may not get many more chances to add a gold medal to his bulging trophy cabinet....
13:48, 06/12/2019

Olympic legends deny taking bribes for Rio de Janeiro bid Ukraine's Sergey Bubk and Russia's Alexander Popov have said allegations against them relating to Rio's successful 2016 bid are false. Popov said he did not even vote for the Brazilian city, which bea...
21:24, 07/05/2019

McIlroy chooses Ireland over Britain for Olympic golf Rory McIlroy is "most likely" to play next year's Olympic golf in Tokyo and would represent Ireland rather than Britain, the Northern Irishman said on Tuesday....
05:00, 05/15/2019

‘Unique and Exquisite’ 2022 Olympic Mascots Revealed (BEIJING) — A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing. The mascots were revealed Tuesday at a ceremony at the Shou...
16:36, 09/18/2019

Paddle surfing still plotting Olympic course despite ownership dispute Paddle surfers could yet be racing for gold medals down the River Seine at the 2024 Olympics if a row over who controls the sport is resolved soon, the head of the Association of Paddlesurf Profession...
21:36, 05/18/2019

Olympic chief sympathizes with Semenya, respects CAS decision Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Saturday he had sympathy for Caster Semenya but respected the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)'s decision that means the South African athlete will have to reduce...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Lake Placid's Olympic Center to be renovated New York's Olympic Regional Development Authority approves plans to modernize Lake Placid's Olympic Center       ...
07:48, 07/30/2019

JOC gets new leader in wake of Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal A former gold medalist has been elected to lead the Japanese Olympic Committee, which is mired in a scandal that forced the former president to step aside in an alleged vote-buying scheme to land next...
11:48, 06/27/2019

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo "Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collection -- an Olympic gold medal."...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Olympic silver medallist Parrot says he has beaten cancer "Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medallist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Games event in Norway in August."...
11:24, 07/30/2019

Cyberattack Caused Olympic Opening Ceremony Disruption Security researchers uncovered evidence that the attack had been in the works since last year. But hackers stopped short of the damage they could have done....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Federal officials investigate sex abuse in US Olympic organizations Feds looking into how NGOs handled sex-abuse allegationsA proposed bill would strengthen congressional oversightFederal investigators are looking into the way the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee a...
23:36, 09/13/2019

Tweddle: Whitlock is ready to make Olympic history - again "Retired gymnast Beth Tweddle has backed double Olympic champion Max Whitlock to repeat his historic performance in Rio as the countdown to Tokyo 2020 draws ever nearer."...
15:12, 07/26/2019

A different era: Oda wins Japan's first Olympic gold in 1928 It's been over 90 years since Japan won its first Olympic gold medal and Asia's first individual gold       ...
12:48, 07/19/2019

Franklin hitting form when it matters in Olympic countdown "Riding waves is Mallory Franklin\u0027s day job but the slalom canoeist feels she\u0027s clambering on the crest of form at just the right time ahead of next year\u0027s Olympics in Tokyo."...
15:12, 07/26/2019

Boxing chief criticizes IOC comments on Olympic competition The head of the international boxing federation has criticized IOC president Thomas Bach's comments that Olympic officials could organize the Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament if the sport's fede...
10:12, 05/08/2019

The number one competitive eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, came to Austin, Texas Friday to compete in the World Hostess Donettes-eating Championship When it comes to competitive-eating, Joey Chestnut appears to favor “dogs” over donuts. However, that was not the case at the second annual “world Hostess Donettes-Eating Championshi...
08:00, 06/08/2019

Swiss Olympic chief says Tokyo heat and travel challenging Switzerland's Olympic team leaders foresee challenges coping with heat and humidity next year in Tokyo and venues scattered outside the city       ...
18:12, 08/26/2019

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on Boxing News....
14:48, 05/17/2019

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson demands tougher pro fights Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver medalist undefeated and in line for a title fight &...
20:24, 07/14/2019

Reports: The Justice Department Is Investigating Sex Abuse In The Olympic Movement The Wall Street Journal reported today that the U.S. Department of Justice has launched criminal investigations into sexual abuse across multiple U.S. Olympic organizations as well as “potential finan...
07:12, 09/14/2019

IOC strips Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has stripped Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA and will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games. Olympic inquiry panel c...
11:36, 06/26/2019

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson wins in Jersey hometown Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver medalist undefeated and in line for a title fight &...
06:48, 07/14/2019

What a disastrous pro debut means for Olympic champ Robeisy Ramirez One of the most highly anticipated pro debuts in boxing turned out to be a complete disaster for Robeisy Ramirez, but there are still reasons to be optimistic about his future....
02:24, 08/13/2019

Surfing: Brazil fires warning shot in Olympic qualifier Powerhouse Brazil showed just what a threat it will be at surfing's Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, claiming gold and bronze in the men's division and silver in the women's to win top overall team h...
04:48, 09/16/2019

Stripped of Olympic status, boxing body calls new elections GENEVA (AP) — One day after being stripped of Olympic recognition, boxing body AIBA called for fresh elections in November to help rebuild its image and relations with the IOC. AIBA executive committe...
23:36, 06/27/2019

Olympic marathon runner-up Kirwa banned 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa’s ban will end on May 7, 2023, when she will be 38....
14:48, 06/17/2019

2020 Olympic Games: Tokyo's crisis-ridden preparations With just one year to go before the 2020 Summer Olympics, host city Tokyo would like you to believe that preparations are going according to plan. However, a number of crises are causing headaches for...
18:12, 07/22/2019

Australia win Olympic berth as United States crush Japan "Australia continued their impressive form in the basketball World Cup with an 87-82 win over Lithuania and secured a berth in the 2020 Olympic Games while holders United States cruised to a 98-45 rou...
19:36, 09/05/2019

Olympic cycling champ Sanchez accepts doping sanction AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Former Olympic road race champion Samuel Sanchez has accepted a two-year doping ban from cycling. The International Cycling Union says it reached a deal with the Spanish ride...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Pan Am Games: After battling cancer Adrian fights for Olympic spot Having gained the upper hand in his battle with cancer, Nathan Adrian was at the Pan Am Games on Tuesday focused on a more familiar fight securing a spot on the United States 2020 Olympic swim team....
11:12, 08/07/2019

Olympic ice dance champions Virtue and Moir: 'We’re so proud of our relationship' The Canadian gold medallists talk to Eoin O’Callaghan about winning gold, maintaining a professional relationship and ignoring fan fictionThere’s a guy at a bar nursing a drink. He looks up and catche...
11:24, 06/18/2019

George Morris, US Olympic equestrian medalist and coach, given lifetime ban Former US Olympic coach receives lifetime ban from SafeSportMorris, 81, won Olympic silver in team show jumping in 1960George Morris, a 1960 Olympic show jumping medalist and longtime equestrian coach...
20:48, 08/06/2019

Olympic great Johnson embarks on stroke education campaign Champion Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson has minor lingering effects from a stroke, but has made an excellent overall recovery and is urging others to be aware of the symptoms that could indicate the...
23:24, 05/02/2019

Double disqualification after heat shortens Olympic test event British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor Brown were both disqualified after they crossed the line together following the heat-affected test event for next year's Tokyo Olympics on Thur...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Boxing Association says it is near bankruptcy, days before a decision to formally exclude the body from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. AIBA chief executive Tom...
18:24, 06/19/2019

Step Up: Tokyo Olympic podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
11:24, 06/11/2019

Toyota plans self-driving escort for Olympic torch and marathon The vehicle is part of the automaker’s wider Olympic transport plans that also include self-driving shuttles and personal mobility devices such as scooters....
19:00, 08/23/2019

Star quality can't save Sweden from 8th Olympic bid loss Sweden sent its heir to the throne, its prime minister, and a hockey icon to help persuade International Olympic Committee voters       ...
22:12, 06/24/2019

Snowboarding: Olympic silver medalist Parrot says he has beaten cancer Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medalist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Games event in Norway in August....
22:12, 07/30/2019

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa suspended for doping Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement....
14:36, 05/22/2019

Olympic boxing body mulls legal fight against IOC inquiry LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Under pressure from an IOC inquiry into its integrity, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has been weighing legal action and formal complaints against Olympic off...
11:24, 05/05/2019

U.S. Olympic officials reprimand but don't otherwise punish athletes who protested Fencer Race Imboden and hammer thrower Gwen Berry received letters from the USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland after they protested during Pan Am Games.       ...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Olympic marathon silver medallist Kirwa suspended for doping "Bahrain\u0027s Olympic women\u0027s marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement."...
13:48, 05/22/2019

US Olympic Gymnast's Brother, Serving In Army, Charged With Murder The brother of champion US gymnast Simone Biles has been arrested and charged in connection with a New Year's Eve shooting that left three people dead....
03:00, 08/31/2019

New funding figures leave Queensland 2032 Olympic bid in better shape Significant IOC contribution for Games is likelyOperating costs can be cost-neutral, says Brisbane mayorSouth-east Queensland’s bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games has received an unexpected shot in th...
08:36, 05/06/2019

Special Olympic Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S10+ will launch in July A web page posted by Japan's largest wireless carrier, NTT Docomo (via SamMobile), reveals that Samsung is offering a special Olympics Games Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S10+. The 2020 Summer Olympic...
07:24, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Three years later, Sweden still talking trash about Rio Olympic win over U.S. women Their loss to Sweden in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics was the U.S. women's earliest exit at a major international tournament.       ...
00:24, 06/20/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
10:36, 06/11/2019

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa positive for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic women’s marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for doping. Track and field’s Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirw...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, has won an appeal against his lifetime ban from the games       ...
13:12, 07/11/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes beat doping tests....
18:00, 05/23/2019

'Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games' will feature three 'Dream Events' The Mario and Sonic series will feature three new "Dream Events" in its upcoming 2020 Tokyo edition. Nintendo offered a glimpse today at the three events in a trailer for the game, which will be relea...
20:12, 09/16/2019

Doping: CAS lifts Olympic ban on former Russian Sports Minister Mutko The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to exclude former Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko from taking part in the Olympic G...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Rare 1972 Nike Olympic running shoes set record at more than $437,000 A pair of extremely rare running shoes designed for the 1972 Olympic trials set a new world record after selling for more than $437,000 during a public auction this week....
23:12, 07/24/2019

U.S. Olympic officials reprimand but don't punish athletes who protested at Pan Ams Fencer Race Imboden and hammer thrower Gwen Berry received letters from the USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland after they protested during Pan Am Games.       ...
02:12, 08/21/2019

Jeremy Lin is an NBA champion now The age of Linsanity may be over, but Jeremy Lin is now an NBA champion. Lin, who played just one minute (Game 3) in the NBA Finals, will get a championship ring after the Raptors defeated the Warrior...
07:24, 06/14/2019

How one American gymnast is charting a unique course to the 2020 Summer Olympic Games Jade Carey is on track to make the 2020 Olympics in a way no other American gymnast has ever done before -- or will ever do again.       ...
06:24, 08/10/2019

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay route....
20:00, 06/01/2019

Italy Wins Vote to Host 2026 Winter Olympic Games (LAUSANNE, Switzerland) — Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years. International Oly...
00:36, 06/25/2019

Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted as a 17-year-old Olympian Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted in 2008 by teammate John Coughlin, who died by suicide in January after being suspended.       ...
18:12, 08/01/2019

Opinion: Simone Biles is right to ask why adults in Olympic movement didn't do their job Star gymnast Simone Biles renews criticism of USA Gymnastics and Olympic officials after Senate report shows FBI dragged feet on Larry Nassar probe       ...
04:00, 08/08/2019

Stockholm Olympic bidders confident Swedes will back 2026 Games Officials for Stockholm's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believe the majority of Swedes will eventually back the project if the city wins the Games on Monday....
17:00, 06/21/2019

Senators introduce bill to hold U.S. Olympic sports accountable after sex scandals It will take an Act of Congress to help protect athletes and make sure sex abuse in U.S. Olympic sports never happens again.       ...
13:48, 07/30/2019

Senate inquiry: U.S. Olympic Committee failed to protect athletes from sex abuse A new congressional report Tuesday laid blame on the United States Olympic Committee and Federal Bureau of Investigation for years of sexual assaults by former physician Larry Nassar against young gym...
21:00, 07/30/2019

| England rookie McConnochie eager to complete Olympic and World Cup double Uncapped winger Ruaridh McConnochie is on the brink of a notable achievement following his shock inclusion in England's squad for next month's Rugby World Cup....
03:36, 08/13/2019

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker today unveiled the APM (Accessible People Mover), ...
20:24, 07/18/2019

Brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles charged in triple murder The brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles was arrested Thursday at a U.S. Army base and charged in connection with a triple murder at a rental property in Cleveland....
14:36, 08/30/2019

Russians cite threats for Olympic Games boycott - archive, 9 May 1984 9 May 1984: East Europeans, except Romanians, expected to follow Soviet leadThe USSR is pulling out of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the official Soviet news agency, Tass, announced yesterday...
13:12, 05/09/2019

Toyota banks on Olympic halo for the humble bus to keep hydrogen dream alive Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power - technology so far ...
11:24, 09/18/2019

Brazil fire warning shot to surfing rivals in Olympic qualifier Italo Ferreira wins men’s gold at MiyazakiCompatriot Silvana Lima takes women’s silver Powerhouses Brazil showed just what a threat they will be at surfing’s Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, claiming...
18:12, 09/16/2019

Sexual abuse and misconduct claims in US Olympic sports rise by 55% in 2019 SafeSport faces funding questions as case load rises sharplyCenter now receiving 239 reports a month, up 55% from 2018The US Center for SafeSport is fielding 55% more reports of sex abuse and other mi...
22:00, 09/17/2019

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez stunned in pro debut Denver’s Adan Gonzales scores upset of prized Cuban prospectRamirez, 25, won Olympic gold medals at 2012 and 2016 Games Joshua and Ruiz Jr still have time to rethink Saudi Arabia fightTwo-time Olympic...
07:36, 08/11/2019

‘Fox and Friends’ called Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya ‘transgender.’ She’s not. Semenya, 28, is believed to have a condition that causes her body to produce testosterone at levels much higher than most women. Fox apologized on Thursday, saying it regretted the error....
06:48, 05/03/2019

Sweden sends princess, prime minister to 2026 Olympic vote STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden is sending its heir to the throne and head of government to Switzerland to support its bid in the 2026 Winter Olympics host vote on Monday. The Stockholm-Are 2026 campaign says...
16:12, 06/20/2019

US Olympic medalist faces discipline for taking knee after winning Pan-Am gold Race Imboden knelt during anthem after winning Pan-Am goldProtest could impact Imboden’s chances of going to OlympicsImboden, 26, won Olympic bronze in the team foil event in 2016United States gold me...
04:48, 08/11/2019

Meet Kayla Harrison: Olympic gold medalist, face of PFL and MMA's next star Kayla Harrison is the favorite at the outset of the PFL's new women's lightweight division, and the two-time judo Olympic gold medalist is ready to prove she can be one of the best MMA fighters in the...
18:24, 05/09/2019

Australia fall in final but look good for Olympic rugby sevens qualification John Manenti’s side virtually guaranteed berth in TokyoTop-ranked New Zealand win final in Canada Australia lost 21-17 to New Zealand in the final of the women’s rugby sevens world series event in Can...
03:48, 05/13/2019

From Viet Cong to Team USA: Hanoi garment factory's Olympic transformation When Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen started work at the No. 40 Garment Factory, it was still producing boots and uniforms for the Vietnamese army, just as it had done during the Southeast Asian country's long w...
08:36, 07/17/2019

Trae 'Quadzilla' Williams seeks to muscle in on Olympic rugby sevens Australia’s fastest man ends sprint careerTargets next year’s Games in Tokyo for sevens teamPowerhouse Australian sprinter Trae Williams has made the switch to rugby sevens, little more than a year ou...
15:24, 05/22/2019

Report: DOJ investigating FBI, Olympic organizations' handling of sex abuse complaints The Department of Justice is looking at how several Olympic organizations handled sexual abuse complaints, according to the Wall Street Journal.       ...
22:01, 09/13/2019

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れるかThere is a simple riposte to anyone who doubts a...
16:12, 06/11/2019

Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo looks stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates       ...
13:12, 05/24/2019

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences....
09:24, 07/25/2019

Where are they now: Gymnast Simone Biles looks strong in comeback from 2016 US Olympic team After making history in Rio, Simone Biles took 2 years off to experience life outside the gym. The most decorated USA gymnast ever stayed plenty busy.       ...
02:00, 07/25/2019

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
22:24, 07/19/2019

Olympic champ Ryan Lochte opens up about post-Rio scandal: 'If I disappeared, it would be OK' Olympic champion swimmer Ryan Lochte said in an interview set to air Tuesday that he lost the will to live after a scandal cost him all of his sponsors after the 2016 Rio Games....
16:12, 08/20/2019

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy sea rescue MILAN — A swimmer struggling in the sea off Sardinia soon discovered it was his lucky day. Italian news agency ANSA says the male tourist got in trouble Sunday afternoon after his inflatable swan was ...
23:48, 07/09/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya's Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help them beat doping tests   ...
15:12, 05/22/2019

Olympic triathlete shatters pelvis after crash with deer in London park A triathlete who helped the Brownlee brothers to victory at London 2012 shattered his pelvis after being thrown from his bicycle in a crash with a deer in Richmond Park....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Sea rescue: Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini, who won bronze at 2004 Athens Olympics, had no problem helping swimmer whose float got carried by wind.       ...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
09:00, 05/22/2019

American Olympic hopeful Gabriele Grunewald dies at age 32 after battling cancer American middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald, an Olympic hopeful who publicly chronicled her fight with cancer on social media, died at age 32.       ...
19:12, 06/12/2019

Hockey India Names 18-Member Squad For Olympic Test Event India's head coach, Graham Reid has said that the team has rested senior players to help them shake off any niggling injuries and refresh themselves....
20:12, 07/25/2019

Tokyo 2020 medals unveiled with one year until Olympic Games – video The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled today with exactly one year to go until next year's Games.The unveiling of the medals, designed by Junichi Kawanishi, was the main attraction of an...
15:36, 07/24/2019

Race walker asks court for Olympic status for women's 50K World champion race walker Inês Henriques is aiming for gender equality by asking the Court of Arbitration for Sport to add the women's 50-kilometer event to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics  ...
18:36, 06/27/2019

Olympic skater Ashley Wagner says John Coughlin sexually assaulted her Former US Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner has come forward with allegations of sexual assault against fellow skater John Coughlin, who committed suicide in January. Wagner, who won the team bronze...
19:24, 08/01/2019

Why mountain goats are being airlifted from Olympic National Park to Cascade Mountains Mountain goats are being airlifted out of Olympic National Park to the Cascade Mountains where there are more salt licks and fewer humans.       ...
17:00, 07/10/2019

Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper keeps his Olympic hopes alive, but he’s in for a fight Leeper came in fifth place in the 400-meter final on Saturday, which doesn’t yet qualify him for a spot, but if he ultimately earns one, it could get settled in a courtroom....
05:00, 07/28/2019

Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken returns to competition for first time since being paralyzed Amy Van Dyken-Rouen will compete in the WheelWOD Games next week, her first athletic competition since suffering a spinal cord injury five years ago.       ...
21:36, 06/30/2019

Boxing body faces Olympic inquiry team before Tokyo ruling GENEVA (AP) — The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it could be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC member as its president. For the first time in a si...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Beauty, beasts and Olympic sprints: David Bintley's ballets – in pictures David Bintley, the choreographer and director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, is standing down after 25 years. We look back at some of his most compelling work with the companyBirmingham Royal Ballet: (Un...
13:00, 06/10/2019

Mayor of town in north Japan bemoans lack of Olympic funds The mayor of a town in northeastern Japan that will host Olympic soccer games says his city has received no funding from the central government that has promised to use the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to help...
16:48, 09/15/2019

American Meyers Taylor expecting baby, targets Olympic return Three-time Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor announced on Wednesday that she is pregnant and will miss the 2019-2020 season but plans to compete at the 2022 Winter Olympics....
02:24, 09/19/2019

Russia's Olympic chief regrets IAAF extension of doping ban: TASS Russian Olympic Committee chief Stanislav Pozdnyakov said on Monday he regretted the decision by global athletics governing body IAAF to extend a ban against Russia's athletics federation over doping,...
12:24, 06/10/2019

Embattled U.S. Olympic chief Scott Blackmun received $2.4 million severance The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee chairman was scrutinized for the organization's lack of response to sexual assault allegations against gymnastics trainer Larry Nassar....
06:48, 07/04/2019

Former F1 champion Lauda dead at 70 Three-times Formula One champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of the finest racers of all time and who later became a successful airline entrepreneur, has died at 70 after battling declining health....
09:24, 05/21/2019

Experience: my dog is a champion surfer The dogs have 10 minutes to catch as many waves as they can. Judges look at length of ride, whether they make it back to shore, and how many tricks they doWhen my golden retriever, Ricochet, was born,...
12:48, 07/19/2019

How to build a spelling bee champion As a tutor, what makes the National Spelling Bee so fulfilling is that it represents the culmination of dozens of hours of study spent practicing these skills with my studentsThe Scripps National Spel...
14:12, 05/28/2019

S. Korean Olympic chief: IOC will have answers on Japan's Dokdo labeling, radioactive contamination When it comes to Tokyo's labeling of Dokdo as Japanese territory on its Olympic website and concerns of radioactive contamination during the competition, the International Olympic Committee will have ...
12:36, 08/14/2019

Zimbabwe's women boycott Olympic football qualifier against Zambia over unpaid fees The troubles in women's football in Zimbabwe continue as the national team refuse to play the second leg of their Olympic qualifier against Zambia in Harare....
23:24, 09/02/2019

Tucson’s Judah Sung wins Gold Medal at Jr. Olympic National Championships RENO, NV – Proud Tucsonan Judah Sung (17) from Gymnastics World Central won the Floor Exercise Gold Medal at the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships in “Level 10 17-yr div...
09:24, 05/07/2019

Radioactive sushi: Japan-South Korea spat extends to Olympic cuisine Seoul says it is worried about contaminated food from Fukushima being served to its athletes at the Tokyo Games, despite strict Japanese safety standards. ...
15:24, 08/23/2019

Concerns rise with Tokyo heat after rowers treated at Olympic test event British athlete among those treated for heatstroke Concerns also raised about wellbeing of spectators Three rowers, including a British competitor, were treated for apparent heat exhaustion and severa...
05:12, 08/13/2019

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches: TASS Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and one doctor serving doping suspensions were still wor...
20:36, 06/13/2019

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Games, has been halved by organizers to five kilometer...
01:00, 08/15/2019

How Hungary’s stars left their football mark with Olympic success | Jonathan Wilson In an extract from a new book Jonathan Wilson recalls the journey of Hungary’s Golden Squad, inspired by Ferenc Puskás, to glory in 1952It would be wrong to assume that Ferenc Puskás, just because he ...
22:36, 08/15/2019

Nintendo announces 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2' at E3, 'Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Nintendo announced a number of new games coming to the Switch console during its E3 Direct presentation including a sequel to "Zelda: Breath of the Wild."...
21:24, 06/11/2019

Surfers test waves ahead of sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo As one of the new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new dimension as the IOC seeks a younger audience   ...
07:48, 07/21/2019

Bajrang, Ravi Lose In World Championships Semis, Grab Olympic Quotas Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya entered the World Wrestling Championships semi-finals and became the second and third Indian wrestlers, after Vinesh Phogat, to claim quotas for the Tokyo Olympics 2020....
16:24, 09/19/2019

British triathlon athletes disqualified after breaking obscure rule during Olympic qualifier A pair of British triathlon athletes were disqualified from the World Triathlon Olympic qualifying event in Tokyo after they crossed the finish line holding hands in a photo finish....
05:00, 08/16/2019

Olympic dream lost to cancer, Tatiana Suarez has refocused her pursuit of gold Tatiana Suarez was headed toward Olympic glory in wrestling until cancer stopped her in her tracks. Now she is on a new path in the UFC, dominating everyone in her way....
19:48, 06/06/2019

Spanish Olympic skier Blanca Fernandez Ochoa found dead in mountains Former skier Blanca Fernandez Ochoa, the first Spanish woman to medal in the Olympics, was found dead in the mountains outside of Madrid on Wednesday.       ...
15:36, 09/05/2019

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in Tokyo will work from home for two weeks as part o...
10:36, 07/16/2019

Swedish PM Lofven says country ready to host 2026 Winter Olympic Games Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven made a last-minute effort to back Stockholm's 2026 Winter Olympics bid on Sunday, saying his country was ready to host the Games and deliver on its promises should...
22:36, 06/23/2019

Rory McIlroy declares intention to play for Ireland at 2020 Olympic Games • Northern Irishman could have opted to represent Team GB• ‘As a young boy it was always my dream to play for Ireland’Rory McIlroy is expected to compete for Ireland at next year’s Olympics after reve...
20:48, 05/14/2019

Celtics hiring Kara Lawson, former WNBA, Olympic champ, as assistant coach Kara Lawson joins Brad Stevens' NBA coaching staff in Boston after a 12-year WNBA career and time as analyst for the Wizards and ESPN.       ...
01:48, 06/28/2019

China Mengniu Dairy, Coca-Cola sign Olympic deal to 2032 China Mengniu Dairy and Coca-Cola have signed a global Olympic deal as joint beverages and dairy sponsors starting from 2021 until 2032, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday....
09:24, 06/24/2019

Olympic Skater Ashley Wagner Claims John Coughlin Sexually Assaulted Her at 17 Figure skating champion Ashley Wagner is sharing allegations of sexual assault against John Coughlin. In a piece for USA Today, published on Thursday, the Olympic athlete details the 2008......
00:36, 08/02/2019

Residents fight plans for new concrete plant near Olympic Park over air quality fears An east London community is fighting plans for a concrete factory close to their homes amid complaints their air is already being blighted by dust clouds from an existing plant....
16:12, 05/30/2019

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in the city....
01:48, 07/17/2019

Olympic Figure Skater Ashley Wagner Says John Coughlin Sexually Assaulted Her When She Was 17 Three-time U.S. national champion figure skater and 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Ashley Wagner wrote in USA Today on Thursday that she was sexually assaulted by the late former pairs skater John Cough...
01:00, 08/02/2019

Three years after beating Michael Phelps, Joseph Schooling seeking Olympic return Joseph Schooling became a star the day he beat Michael Phelps to win gold at the 2016 Rio Games. Now Schooling is running out of time to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics....
01:48, 09/03/2019

Missing Spanish Olympic skier Blanca Fernández Ochoa found dead The body of a missing Olympic skier from Spain has been found in a mountainous region near Madrid, authorities said. Blanca Fernández Ochoa, a 56-year-old alpine skier, was discovered Wednesday by a p...
19:12, 09/05/2019

Olympic greats Bubka, Popov deny Rio 2016 vote-buying claims Olympic gold medalists Sergey Bubka and Alexander Popov are denying claims made in a Brazilian court they were paid to vote for Rio de Janeiro's winning bid to host the 2016 Summer Games  &...
13:00, 07/05/2019

Outside The Lines has a stunning story about about Olympic hurdler and longtime track coach Conrad M Outside The Lines has a stunning story about about Olympic hurdler and longtime track coach Conrad Mainwaring, who now stands accused of molesting 41 boys who he trained over the last 44 years. His al...
00:12, 08/03/2019

Breakdancing is one step closer to becoming an Olympic sport at 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris The International Olympic Committee voted in favor of adding breakdancing as a competitive sport for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.       ...
16:24, 06/26/2019

Mo Farah calls time on track return and targets 2020 Olympic marathon • Briton concedes he may never run a track race again• Farah beat Andy Butchart in Vitality London 10kmMo Farah has conceded he will almost certainly never run a track race again and said his sights a...
19:36, 05/27/2019

The battle at 140: Which champion can unify the division? Ahead of Hooker-Ramirez on July 27, the junior welterweight division is basically a four-man tournament for unification. Which fighter at 140 has the best chances to make it happen?...
18:36, 07/24/2019

No problem for U.S. Open champion Woodland U.S. Open winner Gary Woodland is enjoying life as a newly-crowned major champion but has quickly realized that the biggest adjustment since his breakthrough victory may just be finding out how to say...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Who is Gary Woodland? What you need to know about the new U.S. Open champion Not everyone knows Gary Woodland. From his family to his love of basketball to his near misses on the PGA Tour, here's a look at the new U.S. Open champion....
04:48, 06/17/2019

U.S. Wins World Cup and Becomes a Champion for Its Times Few sports teams are asked to carry so much meaning on their shoulders as the U.S. women’s soccer team. Fewer still do it so effortlessly, and with so much success....
01:48, 07/08/2019

Who's the next undisputed junior featherweight champion? Three champions carry the four world titles in boxing's 122-pound division, but does Emanuel Navarrete, Danny Roman or Rey Vargas have what it takes to become the undisputed champion?...
09:48, 08/16/2019

Despite being champion, Masayuki Ito still a blank canvas Masayuki Ito won a junior lightweight title as a professional despite never having fought as an amateur. But that's no surprise to trainer Rudy Hernandez, who said the sky is the limit for Ito....
17:48, 05/24/2019

3-time NBA champion Livingston retires at 34 Veteran NBA guard Shaun Livingston, who came back from a devastating knee injury early in his career to become one of the league's savviest players, has retired at the age of 34....
06:00, 09/14/2019

The New Heavyweight Champion With an Imperfect Body Boxer Andy Ruiz Jr. eats candy bars before his fights and was taunted about his weight. He answered with a shocking knockout win over Anthony Joshua....
20:48, 06/02/2019

Champion Clijsters' shock return a very welcome one "The Belgian will be back on tour in 2020, playing a reduced schedule as she looks for her fifth Grand Slam title - and it\u0027s a very welcome return, writes Carrie Dunn."...
22:12, 09/12/2019

On This Day: Heavyweight champion Ken Norton is born Thomas Georgiou looks back on the life of heavyweight great Ken Norton The post On This Day: Heavyweight champion Ken Norton is born appeared first on Boxing News....
02:48, 08/10/2019

How a Self-Taught Art Curator Became a Gay Rights Champion ‘I had no vision at all,’ said Charles W. Leslie, who co-founded the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 50 years ago. ‘It had to do with some vague concept of gay liberation.’...
21:12, 06/21/2019

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th anniversary....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Fury still lineal champion with TKO of Schwarz Tyson Fury needed just two rounds to put away Tom Schwarz, dropping the challenger late in the second round before scoring a TKO to retain his lineal heavyweight title Saturday night....
08:00, 06/16/2019

Three-time F1 champion Lauda dead at 70 Three-time Formula One champion Niki Lauda, who recovered from a near-fatal accident to become one of motor racing's greatest drivers, has died aged 70, according to Reuters....
11:48, 05/21/2019

Former Formula One champion Lauda dead at 70 Three-times Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of the finest racers of all time and who later became a successful airline entrepreneur, has died at 70 after battling declining heal...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Niki Lauda: Much more than a Formula One champion Niki Lauda was a successful Formula One driver, aviation entrepreneur, television F1 pundit, and more recently the non-executive chairman of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team....
14:48, 05/21/2019

Lowry brushes aside critics: 'I'm a champion' After posting 26 points and 10 assists in the Raptors' title-clinching win, Kyle Lowry basked in his career-defining moment and said, "The critics will have something else to say, which is fine. But I...
17:00, 06/14/2019

MotoGP champion Marquez goes top after win in Spain World champion Marc Marquez swept back to the top of the MotoGP standings by a single point on Sunday after running away with his home Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez....
20:12, 05/05/2019

Vergne becomes Formula E's first double champion "French driver Jean-Eric Vergne defended his Formula E title and became the first double champion in the all-electric series after finishing seventh in Sunday\u0027s New York season finale."...
01:48, 07/15/2019

A former 'Jeopardy' champion says he won $20,000 on HQ Trivia, but has yet to be paid HQ Trivia One-time "Jeopardy" champion Alex Jacob claims that he won $20,000 on HQ Trivia in June — but one month later, he says he has yet to be paid. "It may take some eligible winners up to ...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Discovery commits to delivering the biggest digital Olympic Games for Europe at Tokyo 2020 "With one year to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 begins, Discovery announced today that is will present the most comprehensive digital coverage of a Summer edition of the Olympic Games ever acr...
16:48, 07/24/2019

Japan-South Korea slanging match over tiny islands dragged again into Olympic arena A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics on Wednesday as Tokyo criticized Seoul's complaint over a map of Japan on...
11:24, 07/24/2019

Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya loses appeal against IAAF testosterone rules Two-time Olympic champion runner Caster Semenya lost her appeal Wednesday against International Association of Athletics Federations rules designed to decrease high testosterone levels in some female ...
13:48, 05/01/2019

Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues - National Olympic Committees "Delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find heat and water quality solutions ahead of next year\u0027s Summer Olympics."...
13:36, 08/20/2019

Breaking news: Street dance moves closer to Olympic debut at Paris 2024 Breaking among four sports Paris looks to add for 2024 programFinal decision on added sports to be made in December 2020Breakdancing, known as breaking in Olympic circles, moved a step closer to the 2...
23:24, 06/25/2019

Lisa Leslie, Nastia Liukin are finalists for U.S. Olympic, Paralympic Hall of Fame class Apolo Ohno, Misty May-Treanor and Anne Donovan are also finalists for the Class of 2019 of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame.       ...
13:36, 08/13/2019

Ex-NBA star Lamar Odom admits to using prosthetic penis to cheat Olympic drug test NBA champion Lamar Odom revealed in his upcoming memoir, "Darkness to Light," that he cheated a drug test in order to play for USA Basketball.        ...
21:00, 05/18/2019

Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not fight her for the Olympic place Tori Ellis Willetts is GB’s latest 51kgs boxer. She contemplates the Olympics and whether Nicola Adams could return The post Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not f...
06:48, 08/17/2019

South Korea demands Olympic officials ban Japan's 'Rising Sun' flag at 2020 games South Korea on Wednesday formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban Japan's "Rising Sun" flag from next year's Tokyo Olympics, comparing it to a Nazi swastika and deeming it an offensiv...
08:36, 09/12/2019

Olympic gold medalist and former swimming world record holder Dana Vollmer retires Vollmer won seven Olympic medals, including four golds, and set a world record in the 100-meter butterfly at the 2012 London Olympics.       ...
05:48, 08/03/2019

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves drowning man after wind pushed him off unicorn float Olympic medal-winning swimmer Filippo Magnini put his swimming skills to good use outside of the pool Sunday when he conveniently saved a man who was drowning nearby on a Italian beach. ...
21:24, 07/11/2019

10 Women's World Cup 2019 Heroines To Champion Now England may have crashed out, but there's still plenty to celebrate. From the Brazilian legend for whom lipstick is war paint to the American force taking President Trump to task, meet the World Cup 2...
14:00, 07/03/2019

CAS to hear Chinese champion Sun's case in public "A case in which China\u0027s multiple world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang is accused of anti-doping violations will be held in public in a break from usual procedure, the Court of Arbitratio...
22:36, 08/20/2019

Who is Boris Johnson, Brexit champion and likely British PM? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man who is likely to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
12:12, 07/23/2019

Which team will be the NHL's next first-time champion? Here are the odds Now that the St. Louis Blues have won the Stanley Cup, who’s the next first-time winner? Here’s our odds going into 2019-20.       ...
05:36, 06/13/2019

US teenager becomes first Fortnite World Cup champion, winning $3m Sixteen-year-old Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf beat 99 other players at the Fortnite World Cup tournament in New YorkLast night, a US teenager who goes by the name Bugha – real name Kyle Giersdorf – became t...
13:00, 07/29/2019

Former MMA champion Mamed Khalidov detained in Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former MMA champion Mamed Khalidov has been detained in Poland on suspicion of altering the origins of luxury cars stolen in the Czech Republic. Polish police say a 38-year-old m...
16:12, 06/11/2019

Giro champion Carapaz confirmed for Vuelta "Richard Carapaz will look to add the Vuelta title to his Giro d’Italia crown after being confirmed in Movistar’s line-up for the final Grand Tour of the season."...
15:36, 08/19/2019

Carl Frampton: 'I genuinely know I can be a world champion again' As he returns to the ring, Frampton talks about losing to Josh Warrington, nearly retiring, his resonance with Rocky and why he won’t listen to ‘dickheads on Twitter who say I’m now shit’Philadelphia ...
22:00, 08/05/2019

| Another injury setback for hurdles champion Pearson 100m hurdles world champion Sally Pearson has suffered another injury setback, with a hamstring strain forcing her out of upcoming events in Lucerne, Monaco and London....
08:48, 07/05/2019

In Barr, Trump has found his champion and advocate WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is becoming President Donald Trump’s favorite lawyer. He’s not only enthusiastically embracing Trump’s political agenda, he’s go...
23:00, 05/17/2019

This LS-Powered Mini is the Undisputed Champion of Hooning Is there anything cooler than a car built for the singular purpose of shredding tires and looking scary as hell? While this Mini technically can be driven on the road (and it seems the owner does just...
01:36, 07/08/2019

FE champion Vergne would "strongly" consider top F1 team offer Double ABB FIA Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne says he would "strongly" consider a return to Formula 1, but only if he received an offer from a top squad...
19:12, 07/24/2019

Former world champion Whitaker dies after being hit in Virginia Former U.S. world champion Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker has died after being hit by a vehicle in Virginia Beach, Virginia, according to police. He was 55....
18:36, 07/15/2019

Champion boxer balances training with day job at gas company Andrew Cancio gets up around 4 a.m. every weekday and goes for a pre-dawn run near his home in Oxnard. He drives 30 minutes to Simi Valley, changes into his uniform and starts his shift as a technicia...
15:24, 06/21/2019

GOP impeachment champion gets a hero's welcome back home GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Rep. Justin Amash is a lonely man in Congress, the sole Republican to back Donald Trump’s removal from office. But back home on Tuesday night, the Michigan lawmaker got the red-c...
10:36, 05/29/2019

Former champion Kuznetsova added to US Open field "Russia\u0027s Svetlana Kuznetsova, the 2004 US Open champion, has been added to the main draw of this year\u0027s tournament after the withdrawal of Slovakia\u0027s Dominika Cibulkova."...
20:28, 08/12/2019

The Londoner: Climate champion's bumpy take-off Labour climate champion spends high on flights | Sadiq Khan becomes friends with a New Yorker | Steve Baker, Mark Francois, and Steve Bray make peace |...
13:12, 06/26/2019

Jordan Gill: ‘I believe becoming a world champion is not out of sight’ Jordan Gill must make the most of his next big chance, writes Matt Bevan The post Jordan Gill: ‘I believe becoming a world champion is not out of sight’ appeared first on Boxing News....
02:24, 05/10/2019

World champion Gatlin OK after hamstring scare "Reigning world 100 metres champion Justin Gatlin should be back training within the week after tests were negative for a possible hamstring injury."...
18:24, 09/04/2019

Former champion Duval chalks up near-record 14 on one hole Former champion David Duval came within one shot of matching the highest single-hole score at a British Open when he ran up 14 strokes at the par-five seventh during the opening round at Royal Portrus...
00:00, 07/19/2019

Former champion Kuznetsova added to U.S. Open field Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova, the 2004 U.S. Open champion, has been added to the main draw of this year's tournament after the withdrawal of Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova....
04:48, 08/13/2019

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade: Li China will likely produce another Grand Slam women's champion in the next decade, predicts Li Na, the only player from her nation to taste victory in any of tennis's four biggest tournaments....
05:12, 07/19/2019

Nicola Adams named WBO flyweight champion Olympic star Nicola Adams has been elevated to world championship status The post Nicola Adams named WBO flyweight champion appeared first on Boxing News....
03:00, 07/31/2019

Halep in haste as defending champion swings into last eight Defending champion Simona Halep hurried into the French Open quarter-finals by sweeping aside Polish teenager Iga Swiatek in a 6-1 6-0 victory on Monday....
22:48, 06/03/2019

Bob Wilber, Champion of Jazz’s Legacy, Is Dead at 91 He was a devoted disciple of the pioneering New Orleans soprano saxophonist and clarinetist Sidney Bechet. But he developed his own take on Bechet’s style....
01:36, 08/10/2019

Luis Alvarez, Champion of 9/11 Responders, Dies at 53 A former New York City police officer, he developed cancer 16 years after spending three months seeking survivors and victims’ remains in Lower Manhattan in 2001....
16:12, 06/29/2019

2016 Blancpain GT champion Enzo Ide in coma Enzo Ide, the 2016 Blancpain GT Sprint champion, is in an artificial coma in Bruges following an accident at home, but his condition is reported to be stable...
20:36, 08/28/2019

Former champion Stephens ousted by Russian qualifier Former champion Sloane Stephens was stunned by Russian qualifier Anna Kalinskaya 6-3 6-4 in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday after an inconsistent display during which she was unable to fin...
07:00, 08/28/2019

Lee Salem, Champion of Quirky Cartoonists, Is Dead at 73 He nurtured an empire of influential comic strips, including “Cathy,” “Doonesbury,” “Calvin and Hobbes,” “The Boondocks” and “For Better or for Worse.”...
23:48, 09/18/2019

Defending champion Kvitova through to 3rd round in Madrid Defending champion Petra Kvitova has defeated Kristina Mladenovic in two sets to reach the third round of the Madrid Open        ...
23:36, 05/06/2019

Hamilton 'cracked up' at Verstappen's dig at ex-F1 champion Rosberg Lewis Hamilton was "cracking up" when he saw Max Verstappen's comment that Nico Rosberg is "the new Jacques Villeneuve", and believes retired drivers are critical because they are now "irrelevant"...
13:12, 09/08/2019

Why Leclerc, not Vettel, looks like the champion Ferrari has been waiting for There are no prizes for guessing who tops our Power Rankings -- Charles Leclerc, having claimed back-to-back victories, looks like the champion Ferrari has been waiting for....
18:36, 09/18/2019

Algeria crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal....
05:12, 07/20/2019

Algeria wins Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal....
18:12, 07/23/2019

Hannah Green holds her nerve and becomes major champion CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green held her nerve and saved par from the bunker with a 5-foot putt on the final hole to win the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship for her first major championship, and...
00:24, 06/24/2019

Yuta “Yuttoto” Sudo is Evo 2019’s Soulcalibur VI champion. Yuta “Yuttoto” Sudo is Evo 2019’s Soulcalibur VI champion. He fended off a fierce challenge from runner-up Zain “Bluegod” Tibeishat to become the game’s first official Evo champion....
17:48, 08/03/2019

Charlie Edwards: ‘I’m maturing into an elite world champion’ Charlie Edwards knows just how tough his August 31 world title defence will be. He speaks in depth with Matt Bevan The post Charlie Edwards: ‘I’m maturing into an elite world champion̵...
16:12, 08/20/2019

eSport: MoAuba becomes first German FIFA world champion 'MoAuba' upset the odds in the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final to beat reigning titleholder 'Rogue Msdossary' in London. The Werder Bremen gamer is the first German to claim a world title in competitive F...
22:00, 08/04/2019

Tour de France champion gets homecoming fiesta in Colombia Thousands of screaming fans are holding a victory party for Tour de France Champion Egan Bernal in his Colombian hometown       ...
21:12, 08/07/2019

Cori 'Coco' Gauff can be grand slam champion Chinese superstar Li Na is excited by the state of the women's game at present after yet another dramatic fortnight at Wimbledon and is looking forward to what will be an intriguing US Open in August....
11:24, 07/25/2019

Meet England’s heavyweight champion Natty Ngwenya Natty Ngwenya tells John Dennen why fourth time's the charm The post Meet England’s heavyweight champion Natty Ngwenya appeared first on Boxing News....
22:00, 06/20/2019

Pernell Whitaker, Champion in Four Boxing Classes, Dies at 55 A defensive master, Whitaker “could stand in front of you and you couldn’t find him,” one boxing announcer said. He died after being struck by a car in Virginia....
01:00, 07/16/2019

Former Stanley Cup champion homeless again in Canada, refuses help: report Joe Murphy, who was the No. 1 pick of the Detroit Red Wings in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft and a Stanley Cup champion with the Edmonton Oilers in 1990, is reportedly homeless for the second time in two y...
01:36, 08/10/2019

The first 'Fortnite' Champion Series begins August 17th Now that Fortnite's tenth season is underway and the World Cup is fading out of view, Epic is ready to outline what comes next for competitive play in its battle royale title. The first Champion...
10:48, 08/04/2019

NBA-champion Raptors take Miami C Hernandez with 59th pick TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors selected center Dewan Hernandez from the University of Miami with the 59th pick in Thursday’s NBA draft. The 6-foot-11 Hernandez sat out this season because of...
08:48, 06/21/2019

Teen 'Fortnite' champion won more than Tiger Woods at the Masters It's not entirely fair to say Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf became a millionaire overnight. You don't beat out millions of other players on the path to winning the first Fortnite World Cup without ...
02:36, 07/30/2019

Defending champion Thomas crashes again in Tour de France "Defending Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas suffered his third crash in this year\u0027s race when he hit the ground during the 16th stage on Tuesday."...
16:00, 07/23/2019

Wimbledon champion Halep enjoys Romania's adulation Romania's presidency and the Orthodox Church awarded Wimbledon tennis champion Simona Halep their highest distinctions on Monday while hundreds of fans cheered her home after she blitzed U.S. opponent...
18:36, 07/15/2019

National champion Baylor women add 2nd graduate transfer National champion Baylor adds 2nd grad transfer with DeGrate returning home to Waco to finish her college career       ...
02:12, 07/18/2019

The Latest: Defending champion Kerber loses at Wimbledon Unseeded American Laura Davis came from a set down to knock out defending champion Angelique Kerber in the second round of Wimbledon       ...
19:12, 07/04/2019

Controversial Chinese Swimming Champion Sun Yang Keeps Getting Protested Highly decorated Chinese swimmer Sun Yang has continued his dominant run at the 2019 World Championships in South Korea, and he has also continued his run of pissing off his opponents. Over the weeken...
21:00, 07/24/2019

Out of the shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug        ...
21:00, 07/22/2019

Aishwarya Pissay Becomes India's First-Ever FIM Bajas World Champion Aishwarya Pissay finished fourth in the fourth and final round of the 2019 FIM Bajas World Cup to lead the championship with four points and claim the title....
16:15, 08/12/2019

Saoirse Kennedy Hill was a #MeToo champion and activist Saoirse Kennedy Hill was a champion for the #MeToo movement as part of her studies at Boston College, according to a Twitter account purportedly set up by her. Under the handle @saoirsekh, Hill fired ...
16:36, 08/02/2019

Former Wimbledon champion McNamara dies at 64 after cancer battle "Australia\u0027s Peter McNamara, who won three doubles Grand Slam titles and became a prominent coach after hanging up his racquet, has died at the age of 64 after a quiet battle with cancer."...
16:24, 07/22/2019

Former Australian tennis champion Peter McNamara dead at 64 His death at his home in Germany from prostate cancer was confirmed by David Law, a family friend and tennis commentator, on behalf of McNamara’s wife Petra....
18:12, 07/22/2019