• Bolt arrives in Rio for shot at immortality
    Reuters34 minutes ago

    Bolt arrives in Rio for shot at immortality

    By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON (Reuters) - Jamaica's Usain Bolt has landed in Rio de Janeiro more than a week before the Olympics opening ceremony to fine tune his preparations for his attempt at an unprecedented triple-triple of gold medals in the men's sprints. The wold record holder, who required

  • The Canadian Press2 hours ago

    Russia's depleted Olympic team heads for Rio de Janeiro

    A much-depleted Russian team has departed for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, missing dozens of athletes who were excluded amid the country's doping scandal. Team members left on a charter flight Thursday from Moscow's Sheremetevo airport to Brazil, a day after an emotional farewell ceremony