Elite athletes Mikaela Shiffrin (@mikaelashiffrin) and Sage Kotsenburg (@sagekotsenburg) sped, carved, spiraled and twisted down the mountains of Sochi to earn gold medals and are now being recognized on the iconic Wheaties box. Having captured the world’s attention with their stellar athletic performances, sportsmanship and inspirational stories, Shiffrin and Kotsenburg join the ranks of past champions to earn this coveted honor. The two, limited-edition Wheaties boxes will hit store shelves this spring.
Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Friday (times GMT): DOPING McLaren releases second part of doping report LONDON - Richard McLaren releases the second part of his independent investigation into drugs in sport after the first, in July, recommended the banning of Russia from the Olympics. ... More »Reuters - 6 minutes ago
International doping sleuth Richard McLaren is to release a new report Friday on performance-enhancing drugs in Russian sport that will pile more pressure on Russia and the Olympic movement. More »AFP - 3 hours ago
The report led the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to recommend the entire Russian team be banned from this summer's Games, but the IOC let individual sports decide which athletes should be able to compete. The first report revealed that as well as winter Olympics competitors, up to 20 summer Olympic sports were implicated in the scandal. More »Sky News - 4 hours ago
Positive drug samples supplied by Gabriel Sincraian and Misha Aloian at Rio 2016 have resulted in them losing their Olympic medals. More »Omnisport - 7 hours ago