• Tokyo to propose moving more venues for Olympics
    The Associated Press14 minutes ago

    Tokyo to propose moving more venues for Olympics

    Tokyo's original plans for a compact Olympics in 2020 continue to fall by the wayside. A Tokyo government panel is set to propose moving more venues outside of the city - including hundreds of kilometers (miles) away - in order to save money, the latest in a series of changes since the Japanese

  • Reuters14 minutes ago

    Isninbayeva to stand for Russian athletics presidency

    Twice Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva will stand in the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF) presidential election this year, she said on Wednesday. The ARAF announced last week that the election would take place on Dec. 9. "I took this decision of responsibility myself to head

  • Former Kenyan officials charged with theft, fraud
    Reuters47 minutes ago

    Former Kenyan officials charged with theft, fraud

    Three former officials of Kenya's disbanded Olympic committee were charged on Wednesday with theft and fraud offences relating to this year's Games in Rio de Janeiro. A charge sheet seen by Reuters showed two of the officials - Francis Paul and Pius Ochieng - are accused of failing to declare

  • Canada beats Team Europe 3-1 in Game 1 of World Cup finals
    The Associated Press

    Canada beats Team Europe 3-1 in Game 1 of World Cup finals

    Canada was not at its best. Brad Marchand and Steven Stamkos scored in the first period and the Canadians cruised to a 3-1 win over Team Europe in Game 1 of the World Cup of Hockey finals on Tuesday night. ''You like things to be perfect every night, but it's just not real,'' Canada