• Fredericks steps aside from IAAF work, to skip council meet
    The Associated Press

    Fredericks steps aside from IAAF work, to skip council meet

    Frank Fredericks has stepped aside from all his duties at the IAAF and ''indicated'' he won't attend its council meeting in London next month while he's the subject of an ethics investigation, world athletics head Sebastian Coe said on Saturday. Fredericks, who is also a voting

  • Figure skating: Fernandez targets Orser's golden hat-trick
    Reuters

    Figure skating: Fernandez targets Orser's golden hat-trick

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - As far as Spain's Javier Fernandez is concerned, his coach Brian Orser is more than just a mentor with the Midas touch. Since Orser jumped for joy when his baby-faced Japanese charge Yuzuru Hanyu struck gold at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, the Canadian has turned

  • Germany blocked Russian hacking attacks in 2016
    Reuters

    Germany blocked Russian hacking attacks in 2016

    By Andrea Shalal BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany last year warded off two cyber attacks by APT28, a top official said Friday, referring to a Russian hacking group also dubbed "Fancy Bear" that experts say successfully targeted Hillary Clinton's U.S. election campaign. The first, in May 2016

  • Bettman: Concessions needed for NHL to go to Olympics
    The Associated Press

    Bettman: Concessions needed for NHL to go to Olympics

    The International Olympic Committee and hockey's governing body will have to make concessions before the NHL sends the world's best players to the Winter Games in South Korea next year, commissioner Gary Bettman said on Friday. The reluctance is not new, but the NHL has participated in every