• Former Soviet gymnast Korbut sells off Olympic medals
    Reuters

    Former Soviet gymnast Korbut sells off Olympic medals

    (Reuters) - Olga Korbut, the gymnastics darling of the 1972 Munich Olympics who has apparently fallen on hard times, has sold off her Games medals and other trophies through a U.S. auction house. Thirty-two lots, including two golds and a silver from the Munich Olympics, fetched $333,500 in a weekend

  • Russian athletes fight back against doping, state control
    The Associated Press

    Russian athletes fight back against doping, state control

    A group of Russian track and field athletes want to beat dopers with science and show that their country can win cleanly. Formed in the shadow of Russia's doping scandals, the Rocket Science Project is hoping to encourage whistleblowers and create an independent training camp with a strict no-drugs

  • Bergeron scores 2, Bruins beat Stars 6-3 to end winning trip
    The Associated Press

    Bergeron scores 2, Bruins beat Stars 6-3 to end winning trip

    Patrice Bergeron and the Boston Bruins kept surging under interim coach Bruce Cassidy, moving up in the race for the playoffs that begin in mid-April. For defenseman Johnny Oduya and the Dallas Stars, the immediate future is much more uncertain. Bergeron had two goals and an assist as the Bruins beat

  • Russia, Norway win team cross-country sprints at worlds
    The Associated Press

    Russia, Norway win team cross-country sprints at worlds

    Russia won the men's cross-country skiing team sprint at the world championships Sunday after a dramatic last-lap crash wrecked the chances of the two leading teams. Norway's Emil Iversen was fighting for the lead with Finland's Iivo Niskanen but they collided as the Finn moved to overtake