• American distance runner Flanagan gets silver medal from 2008 Olympics
    Reuters4 hours ago

    American distance runner Flanagan gets silver medal from 2008 Olympics

    (Reuters) - Distance runner Shalane Flanagan received her 2008 Olympic silver medal on Monday after the Turkish runner who finished ahead of her tested positive for a performance enhancing drug, the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Track & Field said. Flanagan was the bronze medalist in the 10,000 meters

  • Life bans upheld for 3 officials in doping, bribery case
    The Associated Press

    Life bans upheld for 3 officials in doping, bribery case

    Life bans for the son of former IAAF President Lamine Diack and Russia's former top athletics official have been upheld in a doping and bribery case. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Monday its judging panel dismissed appeals by Papa Massata Diack and former IAAF treasurer Valentin Balakhnichev

  • Mo Farah wins his last track race in Britain
    The Associated Press

    Mo Farah wins his last track race in Britain

    Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah signed off track racing in Britain by winning the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League meet in Birmingham on Sunday. The 34-year-old Farah, who is quitting track to focus on marathon running, won in 7 minutes, 38.64 seconds. ''Emotions have been high coming

  • Raisman: Scandal-marred USA Gymnastics needs sweeping change
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    Raisman: Scandal-marred USA Gymnastics needs sweeping change

    Aly Raisman is ready to talk about ''the elephant in the room.'' And the six-time Olympic medal-winning gymnast thinks it's time USA Gymnastics joins in a conversation she feels is long overdue. The 23-year-old is calling for sweeping change in the organization in the wake of dozens