• WADA investigator to publish new report on Russian doping
    The Associated Press25 minutes ago

    WADA investigator to publish new report on Russian doping

    World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren is releasing his latest report on Friday into allegations of state-sponsored cheating and cover-ups in Russia. The report is expected to focus on evidence of a doping conspiracy centered on the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, including details of the manipulation

  • The Latest: Isinbayeva says she will oppose blanket bans
    The Associated Press33 minutes ago

    The Latest: Isinbayeva says she will oppose blanket bans

    Pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva says she will oppose blanket bans of Russian athletes after being named the head of the suspended Russian anti-doping agency's new supervisory board. Isinbayeva was appointed chair of the 10-person board, which also includes a senior Russian Sports Ministry official

  • Russia's $30 million center for acrobatic rock'n'roll, sport of Putin's daughter
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Russia's $30 million center for acrobatic rock'n'roll, sport of Putin's daughter

    By Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is building a $30 million complex for acrobatic rock'n'roll, a niche sport in which President Vladimir Putin's daughter is a leading dancer and has a senior role for development, a Reuters review of public documents has shown. The Zhavoronki Acrobatic

  • Strong negative Olympics sentiment among NHL owners
    The Associated Press

    Strong negative Olympics sentiment among NHL owners

    NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says there's significant opposition among team owners to continuing participation in the Winter Olympics, and the league is running out of time on negotiations to take part in the 2018 Games. Following a meeting of the league's Board of Governors on Thursday, Bettman