• In Sky deal, Murdochs shield Fox from sagging U.S. ad market
    Reuters

    In Sky deal, Murdochs shield Fox from sagging U.S. ad market

    Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's plan to buy the remaining stake in Sky Plc further insulates the Murdoch family-owned media company from a U.S. television advertising market roiled by sagging ratings, experts said. In a highly-anticipated move, Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox struck

  • Russian doping cover-up 'helped 1,000 athletes cheat'
    Sky News

    Russian doping cover-up 'helped 1,000 athletes cheat'

    An investigation for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) claims positive tests were concealed at the London Games, the Sochi Winter Olympics, and the 2013 World Athletics Championships. London 2012 was  corrupted by Russian athletes on an "unprecedented scale" , said head of the investigation

  • Russia 'hijacked' sport with mass doping, says McLaren
    AFP

    Russia 'hijacked' sport with mass doping, says McLaren

    Russia hijacked international sport by using more than 1,000 athletes in an "institutional conspiracy" to win medals at the Sochi and London Olympics and other global events, a top investigator said Friday.

  • Reuters

    Reaction to McLaren report into Russian doping

    LONDON (Reuters) - The second and final part of an independent commission report, led by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren, was published on Friday and provided more details of an elaborate state-sponsored doping scheme operated by Russia. Here are some reactions from the world of sport: WORLD ANTI-DOPING

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