A Russian anti-doping commission set up by President Vladimir Putin called for new measures to claw back prize money from drug cheats and to restore trust in Russian athletes. The commission, headed by 82-year-old former International Olympic Committee member Vitaly Smirnov, denies the Russian government
As the sun rose in the UK this morning and the reality began to dawn about what had happened in Manchester last night, social media was ablaze with the wholly predictable responses to what appears to be an unfathomably heinous terror attack on an arena full of young people. Social media has proven itself
At least 22 people were killed, including children, in a suicide bombing at the end of a pop concert by US star Ariana Grande in Britain's third city of Manchester.
Efforts are underway to remove hundreds of refugees from an unhygienic makeshift camp at an ex-Olympics facility in greater Athens, a migration ministry source said Tuesday. Some 700 mainly Afghan refugees are living at the camp at Hellinikon -- which until 2001 was the Athens airport -- in crumbling