• British swimmer Fran Halsall explains reasons for retirement
    International Business Times39 minutes ago

    British swimmer Fran Halsall explains reasons for retirement

    British swimmer Fran Halsall has called time on her pursuit of that ever-elusive Olympic medal, announcing her retirement from the sport. Halsall finished just 0.02 seconds off a bronze in the 50m freestyle in Rio. Halsall, who competes primarily in freestyle and butterfly events, was the youngest

  • Kenyan athletes welcome anti-doping initiative
    Reuters55 minutes ago

    Kenyan athletes welcome anti-doping initiative

    By Isaac Omulo ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan athletes on Monday backed a plan for a team of six internationally accredited doctors to take care of the country's top-level runners and be responsible for examining samples in an effort to end a series of doping scandals. Athletics Kenya, the governing

  • Reuters59 minutes ago

    Athletics-Kenyan athletes welcome anti-doping initiative

    By Isaac Omulo ELDORET, Kenya Jan 16 (Reuters) - Kenyan athletes on Monday backed a plan for a team of six internationally accredited doctors to take care of the country's top-level runners and be responsible for examining samples in an effort to end a series of doping scandals. Athletics Kenya

  • Kerber survives, Halep falls and Melbourne celebrates a new hero
    Omnisport3 hours ago

    Kerber survives, Halep falls and Melbourne celebrates a new hero

    Angelique Kerber survived a scare, Simona Halep bit the dust and Melbourne celebrated a local hero on the first day of the Australian Open.

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