• Ovechkin, Capitals must go through Penguins for shot at Cup
    The Associated Press4 hours ago

    Ovechkin, Capitals must go through Penguins for shot at Cup

    Sidney Crosby is standing in Alex Ovechkin's way again. Crosby's Pittsburgh Penguins extinguished two of the Washington Capitals' best Stanley Cup hopes in 2009 and 2016, going on to win the championship each time. Now as Ovechkin and the Capitals face a summer of change, it's only

  • 101-year-old Indian woman wins gold in an inspiring 100-meter dash
    Fourth-Place Medal

    101-year-old Indian woman wins gold in an inspiring 100-meter dash

    101-year-old Man Kaur became a sprinter just eight years ago. Man Kaur is a 101-year-old runner from India and so old that many potential competitors in her age bracket have a litany of issues preventing them from getting to the starting blocks. Man Kaur is all of us.

  • Australian Olympic chief says campaign is malicious
    The Associated Press

    Australian Olympic chief says campaign is malicious

    An increasingly bitter Olympic election in Australia has intensified with IOC Vice President John Coates describing the campaign as malicious and designed to damage him personally. Coates is facing his first challenge as president of the Australian Olympic Committee in 27 years, with 1996 Olympic field

  • Australian Olympic Committee chief Coates says victim of 'vindictive' campaign
    Reuters

    Australian Olympic Committee chief Coates says victim of 'vindictive' campaign

    (Reuters) - Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates has said that allegations of bullying leveled against his long-serving lieutenant Mike Tancred are part of a "vindictive" campaign aimed at bringing his 27-year reign to an end. Coates, an International Olympic Committee vice president