• Russia's Chernova stripped of 2008 Olympic bronze for doping
    The Associated Press

    Russia's Chernova stripped of 2008 Olympic bronze for doping

    Russian heptathlete Tatyana Chernova has been stripped of her 2008 Beijing Olympics bronze medal for doping with an anabolic steroid. Chernova's urine sample revealed traces of turinabol in a retesting program of Beijing and 2012 London Olympics athletes, the International Olympic Committee said

  • Doping: Russian heptathlete stripped of Beijing 2008 bronze
    Reuters

    Doping: Russian heptathlete stripped of Beijing 2008 bronze

    Russian Olympic heptathlete Tatiana Chernova was stripped of her 2008 Beijing Games bronze medal on Monday after she tested positive to banned substances in re-tests of her sample. Chernova's 2008 sample tested positive for anabolic steroid turinabol as did the sample from the 2012 Olympics of fellow

  • Wielgus, head of USA Swimming for 2 decades, dies at 67
    The Associated Press

    Wielgus, head of USA Swimming for 2 decades, dies at 67

    USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus, who led a federation that brought home 156 Olympic medals during his 20 years at the helm, died Sunday. USA Swimming said Wielgus died in Colorado Springs, Colorado, of complications from colon cancer. The cancer was first diagnosed in 2006 and Wielgus

  • Europe becomes a new destination for American women soccer stars
    Reuters

    Europe becomes a new destination for American women soccer stars

    By Simon Evans MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - For years it was assumed that if professional women's club soccer was to truly take off it would be the United States that would provide the home for an elite competition. The U.S national team have won the World Cup three times and are four-times