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Sports competitions in Paris region suspended in wake of attacks

PARIS (Reuters) – All sports competitions in the Paris region have been suspended in the…

Oscar De La Hoya

De La Hoya has golden vision of future

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oscar De La Hoya sees golden times ahead…

WADA

WADA committee decides Russian anti-doping agency breaking WADA rules

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has decided that the…

Edoardo Molinari

Former Ryder Cup hero Molinari going back to school

MADRID (Reuters) – Five years after playing a part in Europe’s Ryder Cup triumph in…

FIA begins search for cheaper standard F1 engine supplier

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Formula One’s governing body has started a process to try to…

FIFA panel fines Spanish football chief over conduct

By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) – FIFA’s ethics committee said on Friday it had fined…

Russia says ready to investigate doping allegations

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is ready to carry out an investigation into doping allegations against…

Russia may create new anti-doping agency, will talk to IOC – sports minister

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia may create a new anti-doping agency to address concerns about its…

Leonard shares lead at PGA event in Mexico

REUTERS – Former British Open champion Justin Leonard fired a six-under-par 65 to join a…

Park returns from finger issue to lead in Mexico

REUTERS – Park In-bee put down her golf clubs for eight days after withdrawing from…

Lorenzo suffers burns during title celebration

MADRID (Reuters) – Jorge Lorenzo’s celebration of his MotoGP world title on his home island…

10-man Morocco begin World Cup bid with home victory

AGADIR, Morocco (Reuters) – Morocco began their bid for a fifth World Cup finals appearance…

Hungary on verge of finals after win in Norway

By Philip O’Connor OSLO (Reuters) – Hungary moved tantalisingly close to a first appearance at…

Hamilton feeling good after fever and accident

(Reuters) – Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said he was feeling good for Sunday’s…

Russian athletics chief says sent report on doping to world body

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The head of Russia’s athletics federation said on Thursday he had sent…

Swiss anti-doping lab says it obeyed rules when destroying samples

GENEVA (Reuters) – A Swiss laboratory named in a World Anti-Doping Agency report that alleged…

Blatter out of hospital, confidant tells Reuters TV

By Marina Depetris ZURICH (Reuters) – Suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter, whose world soccer federation…

Coe in the spotlight as world athletics ponders Russia ban

By Ian Chadband LONDON (Reuters) – Sebastian Coe chairs a meeting of world athletics on…

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…