• Figure skating: Medvedeva on track to emulate Kwan
    Reuters27 minutes ago

    Figure skating: Medvedeva on track to emulate Kwan

    By Pritha Sarkar HELSINKI (Reuters) - A nerveless and haunting short program by Evgenia Medvedeva kept the Russian teenager on track to become the first skater since American Michelle Kwan in 2001 to win back-to-back women's titles at the world championships on Wednesday. While Medvedeva was the

  • NBCUniversal slightly ahead of Sochi for 2018 Winter Olympics ad sales
    Reuters2 hours ago

    NBCUniversal slightly ahead of Sochi for 2018 Winter Olympics ad sales

    Comcast Corp’s NBCUniversal is pacing ahead in the amount of advertising inventory it has sold for next February’s Winter Olympics compared with the same time four years ago, NBC Sports executives said on Wednesday. NBCUniversal is paying $963 million for the right to broadcast the Winter Olympics from

  • Braves' new ballpark could be game-changer for industry
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    Braves' new ballpark could be game-changer for industry

    Atlanta's new SunTrust Park is part of a 60-acre complex that will include restaurants, retail shops, residential areas, a four-star hotel and a concert hall. The $622 million ballpark is the main attraction, but it is only part of what the Braves are promoting as ''the South's pre-eminent

  • Down but not out, Kostner determined to pen her own ending
    Reuters4 hours ago

    Down but not out, Kostner determined to pen her own ending

    By Pritha Sarkar HELSINKI (Reuters) - When Carolina Kostner was slapped with a lengthy ban in 2015 for attempting to cover up her ex-boyfriend Alex Schwazer's use of illegal performance-enhancing substances, it seemed that her career had come to an inglorious end. Having led a disciplined life