• Phelps asks Congress to ensure anti-doping system is fair
    The Associated Press22 minutes ago

    Phelps asks Congress to ensure anti-doping system is fair

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Testifying before a congressional hearing on improving anti-doping measures, Michael Phelps has expressed frustration over seeing others cheat and says athletes need to believe the system works.

  • Reuters1 hour ago

    Motor racing: Russia extends F1 grand prix contract to 2025

    (Reuters) - The Russian Grand Prix, scheduled for Sochi in April, will stay on the Formula One calendar until 2025 after organizers agreed a new contract. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak told Tass that the contract had been extended. Race promoters last week announced the VTB financial group as

  • Olympics: Rights groups praise IOC's revised Games contract
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Olympics: Rights groups praise IOC's revised Games contract

    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - A new contract for future Olympic Games hosts that makes the protection of human rights a core requirement earned praise from rights groups on Tuesday who say preparations of major sports events lead to rights violations. The International Olympic Committee has

  • Durban may be unable to host 2022 Commonwealth Games: SA Minister
    Reuters6 hours ago

    Durban may be unable to host 2022 Commonwealth Games: SA Minister

    Durban may not be able to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games due to the cost of staging the event, South Africa's Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Tuesday. South African officials said in December that they remained "fully committed" to hosting the event despite falling short of requirements