The parcel of land housing the Rio de Janeiro Olympic organizing committee headquarters could become the new location for a United States consular office. The organizing committee's temporary home in central Rio will be abandoned in the next few weeks when staff move to smaller quarters in downtown
(Reuters) - Double Olympic Alpine skiing champion Tina Maze announced her retirement on Thursday but said she would return for a two-race farewell on home snow in Maribor in January. "I've realized that I no longer have the energy or the motivation to keep competing at the top level,"
The skier best known for crushing the overall World Cup points record and celebrating her victories with a cartwheeling handspring, announced her retirement. Two-time Olympic champion Tina Maze of Slovenia said on Thursday she will quit the sport after competing in one more race, a World Cup giant slalom
By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Former world number one Rafael Nadal called time on his 2016 season on Thursday saying he needed to fully recover from the left wrist injury he suffered midway through the year. The Spanish 14-times gram slam champion said he would play no more tournaments and would