• Volleyballer Tetyukhin named Russia's flag bearer in Rio
    Reuters31 minutes ago

    Volleyballer Tetyukhin named Russia's flag bearer in Rio

    By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW (Reuters) - Sergei Tetyukhin, the captain of the Russian men's volleyball team, will carry the country's flag during the opening ceremony of the Rio Games, twice Olympic pole vault champion Elena Isinbayeva said on Thursday. Isinbayeva is one of the athletes unable

  • Nadal's injury situation 'delicate', says Ferrer
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Nadal's injury situation 'delicate', says Ferrer

    (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal's injury situation is "delicate" ahead of the Rio Olympics, according to Spanish team mate David Ferrer. Nadal, a 14-time grand slam champion, has not played a competitive match since May 27 when a left wrist injury forced him to pull out of the French Open after