• Athletes braced for bombshell from McLaren report
    Reuters5 minutes ago

    Athletes braced for bombshell from McLaren report

    Frustrated athletes will be watching Friday's release of the McLaren report into doping in Russia and are ready to take action if their voices are not heard, said United States Anti-Doping Agency head Travis Tygart. "There is some discussion about not participating in competitions," Tygart

  • Reuters42 minutes ago

    Sailing great Elvstrom dies aged 88

    (Reuters) - Danish yachting great Paul Elvstrom, the first Olympian to win individual gold medals at four successive Games, died on Wednesday at his home in Hellerup. Elvstrom's first gold came, aged 20, at the 1948 Games in London, when he won the Firefly class. "He was an inspiration to

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    Sailing-Danish great Elvstrom dies aged 88

    Danish yachting great Paul Elvstrom, the first Olympian to win individual gold medals at four successive Games, died on Wednesday at his home in Hellerup. Elvstrom's first gold came, aged 20, at the 1948 Games in London, when he won the Firefly class.

  • Olympic re-tests keep Russia in the crosshairs
    Reuters3 hours ago

    Olympic re-tests keep Russia in the crosshairs

    By Karolos Grohmann LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Positive re-tests of doping samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics have left IOC President Thomas Bach with real concerns about Russia, as well as the sport of weightlifting, he said on Thursday. About 100 Russian athletes were banned from competing

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