• Doping: More whistleblowers are talking to WADA, says Reedie
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Doping: More whistleblowers are talking to WADA, says Reedie

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Several whistleblowers have approached the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) through a new program set up after revelations of rampant state-sponsored doping in Russia, WADA President Craig Reedie said on Wednesday. WADA this month launched its "Speak Up"

  • Exclusive: Federation to cover NHL costs at 2018 Winter Games - IOC
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Exclusive: Federation to cover NHL costs at 2018 Winter Games - IOC

    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has agreed to pay NHL players' travel and insurance costs to try to lure them to the 2018 Winter Olympics but team owners have set more commercial demands, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday

  • Motivated Brazil becomes 1st to qualify for 2018 World Cup
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    Motivated Brazil becomes 1st to qualify for 2018 World Cup

    Less than three years after the most humiliating loss in its proud football history, a resurgent Brazil has become the first team to qualify for the World Cup in Russia. With a convincing 3-0 victory over Paraguay on Tuesday and results going its way elsewhere in South American qualifying, the Brazilians

  • Olympics or not, NHL ready to make push into China
    Reuters4 hours ago

    Olympics or not, NHL ready to make push into China

    By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - With or without the Olympics, the National Hockey League will join the sporting stampede into the coveted China market with the league expected to announce on Thursday preseason games in Beijing and Shanghai. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman dropped a hint of the league