• US men's gymnastics team hitting reset at nationals
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    US men's gymnastics team hitting reset at nationals

    The sprawling sleeve of tattoos running down Alex Naddour's left arm is unmissable. Oh and if they happen to send a message to the sea of new faces the national team captain finds himself surrounded by these days, all the better. Four-time national champion Sam Mikulak is recovering from his second

  • Bundesliga top flight set for its first female referee
    The Associated Press5 hours ago

    Bundesliga top flight set for its first female referee

    After a decade in Germany's second division, Bibiana Steinhaus will make Bundesliga history this season by becoming the first woman to referee in the country's top flight. The 38-year-old police officer is among four referees to have been promoted by the German football federation (DFB) into

  • 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