• Athletics: More 100m, less discus to boost sport, says Edwards
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Athletics: More 100m, less discus to boost sport, says Edwards

    By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - Athletics’ proud position as the number one Olympic sport is far from secure, according to Britain’s triple jump champion-turned broadcaster Jonathan Edwards, who also says the Diamond League needs to focus more on big names and less on equality. Edwards has seen

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    Ukrainian Tereshchuk stripped of Beijing pentathlon bronze

    (Reuters) - Viktoriya Tereshchuk failed a doping test and has been stripped of the bronze medal she won in the women's modern pentathlon at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Thursday. Anastasiya Prokopenko of Belarus, who finished fourth in Beijing

  • Ko keen for 2020 Olympic venue to allow women members
    Reuters

    Ko keen for 2020 Olympic venue to allow women members

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lydia Ko has undergone some major changes in the off-season in her quest to remain at the top of the world rankings and the New Zealander is also hoping that the golf venue for the next Olympics makes changes to its policy of barring female members. The International

  • NFL prospects have been prepping for this big week
    The Associated Press

    NFL prospects have been prepping for this big week

    The 330 players arriving at the league's annual combine have been preparing for this week's ''Underwear Olympics'' like a prize fighter gets ready for his big night, pumping iron and cutting carbs. ''The hardest thing for these kids to really understand when they get