• The Latest: Russia says 272 athletes approved for Rio
    The Associated Press47 minutes ago

    The Latest: Russia says 272 athletes approved for Rio

    Russia's Sports Minister says 272 of the country's athletes have received approval from international sports federations to compete at the Rio Olympics under new restrictions imposed due to the Russian doping scandal. Russia had originally planned to send a 387-person team, but that has steadily

  • Reuters58 minutes ago

    Chiller pours cold water on Russia cheats meet

    (Reuters) - Australia's Olympic delegation head Kitty Chiller has questioned Russia's determination to eliminate drug cheats after it was announced that the country would host an alternative event for banned track and field athletes in Moscow. On Wednesday, the International Association of Athletics