• The best rivalry in swimming is back on
    Business Insider UK51 minutes ago

    The best rivalry in swimming is back on

    At Rio 2016, U.S. swimmer Lilly King and Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova became a must-watch matchup after a back-and-forth during the preliminary heats for the 100-meter breaststroke. Efimova was suspended for doping in 2014 and later tested positive for meldonium but was not suspended because she said

  • Shadow sports minister urges RFU to reconsider women’s contracts
    The Guardian1 hour ago

    Shadow sports minister urges RFU to reconsider women’s contracts

    Rosena Allin-Khan, the shadow sports minister, said the RFU should support the women’s game by securing contracts for both national teams, 7s and 15s. The shadow sports minister has criticised the Rugby Football Union’s decision not to renew the contracts of England women’s 15-a-side players and urged

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    Olympics-Hockey Canada unveils Plan B for Pyeongchang Games

    Hockey Canada unveiled Plan B for the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Tuesday, naming Willie Desjardins as head coach and Sean Burke general manager for the men's team after the NHL ended its Olympic participation. NHL players, coaches and staff have spearheaded Canada's Olympic efforts since the

  • Parents, UK hospital clash over taking baby Charlie Gard home to die
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Parents, UK hospital clash over taking baby Charlie Gard home to die

    By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - The parents of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard on Tuesday accused a London hospital of preventing their son from coming home to die, the latest harrowing confrontation in a legal battle that has raised emotions far and wide. Great Ormond Street Hospital's lawyer

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