• No commitment (yet?) from Walsh Jennings for 2017 AVP tour
    The Associated Press1 hour ago

    No commitment (yet?) from Walsh Jennings for 2017 AVP tour

    Five-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings has not yet committed to play in AVP events this summer, leading the domestic beach volleyball tour to announce its 2017 schedule without including the game's top draw among ''the most respected names in the sport'' who are expected to participate

  • Figure skating: Medvedeva on track to emulate Kwan
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Figure skating: Medvedeva on track to emulate Kwan

    By Pritha Sarkar HELSINKI (Reuters) - A nerveless and haunting short program by Evgenia Medvedeva kept the Russian teenager on track to become the first skater since American Michelle Kwan in 2001 to win back-to-back women's titles at the world championships on Wednesday. At 17, Medvedeva is one

  • USA Hockey, women reach agreement; seek growth for sport
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    USA Hockey, women reach agreement; seek growth for sport

    Just three days before hosting the world championships, USA Hockey and the women's national team reached an agreement to end a wage dispute and avoid a boycott on home ice. The four-year deal finalized Tuesday night pays players beyond the six-month Olympic period, up to $129,000 if they win Olympic

  • Doping: More whistleblowers are talking to WADA, says Reedie
    Reuters5 hours ago

    Doping: More whistleblowers are talking to WADA, says Reedie

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Several whistleblowers have approached the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) through a new program set up after revelations of rampant state-sponsored doping in Russia, WADA President Craig Reedie said on Wednesday. WADA this month launched its "Speak Up"