Figure skater Adelina Sotnikova dethroned Yuna Kim to win gold in her home country. The 17-year-old gold medalist is now at the center of an Olympic controversy with questions swirling about the judging in the free skate competition.
The Russian teenager isn’t shy about sharing her life on social media. Take a look at her personal photos and get a glimpse of who she is off the ice.
Seven Russian swimmers, including four-times breaststroke world champion Yulia Efimova, are ineligible to compete in the Rio Olympics, world swimming's governing body FINA said on Monday. Mikhail Dovgalyuk, Natalia Lovtcova and marathon swimmer … More »Reuters - 5 minutes ago
James Anderson, Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes took three wickets apiece as England completed a thumping 330-run win over Pakistan on the fourth day of the second test at Old Trafford on Monday. Chasing a mammoth 565 for victory, Pakistan found batting … More »Reuters - 6 minutes ago
Whistleblower Yulia Stepanova, who helped uncover the biggest doping scandal in decades which threatened to exclude Russia from the Olympics, asked on Monday for a review of her ban from the Rio Games in a last-ditch attempt to compete there. … More »Reuters - 7 minutes ago
(Reuters) - Russian doping whistleblower Yulia Stepanova and her husband said on Monday they would not accept an International Olympic Committee (IOC) invitation to attend the Rio Games as spectators. "We never blew the whistle with the intent to … More »Reuters - 12 minutes ago
''I truly hope that we can focus on 2016, what we know, what we can control, what we can achieve - and not get bogged down in speculation and rumors about conference membership,'' Benson said Monday in his state-of-the-Sun Belt address at the … More »AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago