• USADA bans Goodwin but 49ers receiver says has quit long jump
    Reuters

    USADA bans Goodwin but 49ers receiver says has quit long jump

    Former long jumper Marquise Goodwin, who is now a wide receiver for the San Francsico 49ers, was handed a one-year ban by USADA on Tuesday for not providing his whereabouts for drug testing but the NFL player said he no longer competes in athletics. The United States Anti-Doping Agency said in a statement

  • Olympics: More than 2,000 mascot applications received for Tokyo
    Reuters

    Olympics: More than 2,000 mascot applications received for Tokyo

    (Reuters) - A total of 2,042 mascot designs have been received for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after a competition launched earlier this month invited Japanese residents to submit their proposals, Games organizers said on Tuesday. According to the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee, a quarter of the total

  • Cycling: Australian Olympic champion Wooldridge dies
    Reuters

    Cycling: Australian Olympic champion Wooldridge dies

    Australian cyclist Stephen Wooldridge, a former Olympic and world champion, has died at the age of 39. Wooldridge won a team pursuit gold at the 2004 Athens Olympics and four world titles in the same discipline from 2002-06. Wooldridge's death came as a shock to Australia's cycling community

  • Tirico to be play-by-play announcer for Notre Dame on NBC
    The Associated Press

    Tirico to be play-by-play announcer for Notre Dame on NBC

    Mike Tirico will take over as play-by-play announcer for Notre Dame football games on NBC this season, joining analyst Doug Flutie.