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Thompson says fellow legend Coe faces “defining” moment

LONDON (Reuters) – Daley Thompson has urged his fellow British luminary Sebastian Coe, the head…

Russia Athletics Federation says to prove innocence over doping : R-Sport

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Athletics Federation said on Thursday that it will demonstrate its…

Israel Folau

Wallabies fullback Folau has surgery, out for three months

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Wallabies fullback Israel Folau requires surgery on the ankle he injured at…

Magic Johnson

Los Angeles adds Magic to 2024 Olympics bid

(Reuters) – Magic Johnson, a five-time NBA champion and member of the original U.S. Dream…

Vladimir Putin

Putin says Russia needs own investigation into doping allegations

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Russia needed to conduct its…

Russian Sports Minister Mutko

Russian sports minister Mutko pledges new anti-doping action

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko on Wednesday pledged his country would…

Blatter relaxed, recovering and “still president”, says confidant

ZURICH (Reuters) – Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter, his world soccer federation mired in a…

Neymar the best in the world right now, says Dunga

By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Neymar is the best player in the world…

Russia offers WADA a “road map” to address doping problems – Interfax

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Wednesday Moscow has offered the…

Hamilton unwell but will race in Brazil

By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) – Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is unwell…

Lamine Diack

Diack resigns as athletics foundation president

(Reuters) – Former global athletics chief Lamine Diack, who is under investigation in France on…

Russia IAAF

Kenya govt not taking doping seriously – top official

ELDORET (Reuters) – Kenya’s government has failed to seriously tackle doping and must act swiftly…

FIFA

Dutch, Belgians seek legal advice on whether to sue FIFA

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Netherlands and Belgium have sought legal advice over whether to seek compensation…

Lamine Diack

IOC suspends Diack, urges action against doping offenders

BERLIN (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has provisionally suspended former IAAF president Lamine…

Centre of anti-doping scandal agrees to share samples for testing

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The director of a Moscow laboratory at the centre of an anti-doping…

Niersbach to continue as executive committee member of FIFA

ZURICH (Reuters) – Former German FA president Wolfgang Niersbach will remain a member of the…

The Kremlin says Putin to meet with sporting federations to discuss 2016 Olympics

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting on Wednesday with the…

IAAF head Coe seeks doping answers from Russia

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – Sebastian Coe, the head of world athletics, said he…

IAAF chief Coe says long road to redemption

By Gene Cherry (Reuters) – The head of world athletics Sebastian Coe says he faces…

We face long road to redemption, says IAAF chief Coe

LONDON (Reuters) – World athletics president Sebastian Coe has stepped up his review aimed at…

Rain-sodden PGA Tour event headed for Monday finish

REUTERS – The PGA Tour’s Sanderson Farms Championship is headed to a Monday finish after…

Kisner leads in Shanghai; Spieth, McIlroy 10 off pace

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – American Kevin Kisner continued his birdie barrage to take a two-shot halfway…

American duo lead in Japan, stranded Spaniards miss event

REUTERS – American duo Ryann O’Toole and Angela Stanford grabbed the first round lead at…

Effigy of ‘Bad Guy’ Blatter to go up in smoke

LONDON (Reuters) – A giant effigy of embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter will be set…

Russian federation distances itself from corruption probe

(Reuters) – Russia has nothing to fear from the latest scandal to rock world athletics,…

Bernie Ecclestone

Argentina F1 return waits on political outcome

By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) – Bernie Ecclestone wants to take Formula One back to…

Athletics – Former IAAF head Diack targeted in corruption inquiry

By Chine LabbĂ© PARIS (Reuters) – Lamine Diack, the former head of world athletics, has…

Former IAAF head under investigation

By Chine LabbĂ© PARIS (Reuters) – The international athletics federation’s former chief Lamine Diack has…

IAAF fully co-operating in French investigation

PARIS (Reuters) – The International Association of Athletics Federations said on Wednesday it was fully…

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Susie Wolff to retire from motorsport

By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Susie Wolff, the first woman driver in 22…