• Olympics: Money runs out for British women's bobsleigh team
    Reuters59 minutes ago

    Olympics: Money runs out for British women's bobsleigh team

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top female bobsleigh driver has turned to crowd-funding to keep her Olympic dreams alive after being told the national federation only had money to take men's teams to Pyeongchang next year. "My ambition is, and has always been, to compete

  • Romario seeks senate probe into Rio Olympic organizer Nuzman
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    Romario seeks senate probe into Rio Olympic organizer Nuzman

    Brazilian Senator Romario de Souza Faria, the star of Brazil's 1994 World Cup winning team, hopes to open a congressional investigation into Carlos Nuzman, who headed the local organizing committee of last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Nuzman, an honorary IOC member, was held for questioning

  • AP Interview: Phelps has 'no desire' to return to swimming
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    AP Interview: Phelps has 'no desire' to return to swimming

    Michael Phelps says he has ''no desire'' to return to competitive swimming, but he is eager to stay involved with the sport and cheer on those who follow in his enormous wake. In an interview Tuesday with The Associated Press while promoting a healthy pet food campaign, Phelps said he

  • Cycling: Dutchwoman Van Vleuten wins world road time trial
    Reuters4 hours ago

    Cycling: Dutchwoman Van Vleuten wins world road time trial

    Annemiek van Vleuten claimed an emotional world road title in the women's individual time trial on Tuesday, beating fellow Dutch rider Anna van der Breggen to the gold medal. Little more than a year after a horrific accident in the Rio Olympics road race left her with three spinal fractures, the