• Reuters3 hours ago

    Former Soviet gymnast Korbut sells off Olympic medals

    (Reuters) - Olga Korbut, the gymnastics darling of the 1972 Munich Olympics who has apparently fallen on hard times, has sold off her Games medals and other trophies through a U.S. auction house. Thirty-two lots, including two golds and a silver from the Munich Olympics, fetched $333,500 (£268,087)

  • Reuters3 hours ago

    Gymnastics-Former Soviet gymnast Korbut sells off Olympic medals

    Olga Korbut, the gymnastics darling of the 1972 Munich Olympics who has apparently fallen on hard times, has sold off her Games medals and other trophies through a U.S. auction house. Thirty-two lots, including two golds and a silver from the Munich Olympics, fetched $333,500 in a weekend online sale

  • Yahoo Sports5 hours ago

    Usain Bolt would have considered 2020 Olympics if he lost medal before Rio

    If Usain Bolt had lost his 2008 Olympic relay medal before the Rio Games, instead of last month, maybe he would have considered trying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. In Rio, Bolt completed his “triple-triple” at his final Olympics, sweeping the 100m, 200m and 4x100m titles at a third straight Games.

  • Rio sambas on to The Beatles after accident mars Carnival
    Reuters

    Rio sambas on to The Beatles after accident mars Carnival

    By Pilar Olivares RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Carnival revellers in Rio de Janeiro danced on to Beatles songs set to Brazilian samba rhythms on Monday after an accident injuring 20 people marred the annual pre lenten bacchanalia the night before. Rio's spectacular Carnival parade of top samba troupes

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