• Olympic rowing champion selected in New Zealand cycling team
    The Associated Press21 minutes ago

    Olympic rowing champion selected in New Zealand cycling team

    Two-time Olympic rowing champion Hamish Bond has been selected in the New Zealand team to compete at the World Road Cycling Championships in Bergen, Norway next month. Bond teamed with Eric Murray to win gold medals in the men's coxless pair at the 2012 London and 2016 Rio de Janiero Olympics.

  • Golden glow gone amid scandal, USA Gymnastics faces change
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    Golden glow gone amid scandal, USA Gymnastics faces change

    On the floor of the Honda Center, the USA Gymnastics championships are imbued with a sense of normalcy and routine. There is no sign of an organization in crisis trying to finds its way following a stormy year that's seen one of the U.S. Olympic movement's marquee brands shaken from the head

  • Cyclist Perkins gets nod from Putin for Russia switch
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Cyclist Perkins gets nod from Putin for Russia switch

    Australian cyclist Shane Perkins has been given the green light to attain Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin, paving the way for the twice world champion to represent his new country at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. "The President resolved to grant Russian Federation citizenship to Shane

  • Bolt reveals injury details and rounds on doubters
    Reuters4 hours ago

    Bolt reveals injury details and rounds on doubters

    Usain Bolt delivered a rebuke to those who questioned whether he really suffered an injury in his farewell race at the World Athletics Championships by revealing details of his hamstring tear on Thursday. Accompanied by an x-ray of the injury to his left hamstring, the eight-times Olympics gold medalist