Rio Olympics

Del Potro

Comeback 2016 : del Potro

After what seems like ages, Juan Martin del Potro has comeback from his slumber caused…

Paralympics 2016 | Devendra Jhajharia clinches Javelin Gold

Devendra Jhajharia clinched India‚Äôs fourth medal at the Rio Paralympic Games on Wednesday, after bettering…

Twitter Reacts to the Epic Tennis Finale

Andy Murray became the first player ever to successfully defend his Singles Olympic gold by…

Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis call it quits, disintegrate

The celebrated duo of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis have called off their partnership after…

Twitter reacts to Djokovic’s breakdown

Argentine Juan Martin del Potro produced a range of scintillating shots on his way to…

Wawrinka withdraws from Rio Olympics

Swiss world number four Stan Wawrinka has withdrawn from the Olympic Games because of a…

IOC: Russian athletes cleared to play in Rio Olympics 2016

The International Association of Athletic Federation, called the IAAF convicted nearly 70 athletes from Russian…

Former CEO says was pushed out for concerns over water – AP

LONDON (Reuters) – World Sailing’s chief says his efforts to get the Olympic sailing venue…

New Zealand women qualify for Rio after PNG fail to show

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The New Zealand women’s soccer team have qualified for this year’s Rio…

Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi

Malaysia’s shooting mum misses out on Rio Games

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian shooter Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi, who competed at the London…

Coe says trust may take more than four years to return

LONDON (Reuters) – Sebastian Coe, the head of athletics’ crisis-hit governing body, says trust in…

Allyson Felix

Felix can go for Rio double after schedule change

REUTERS – American sprinter Allyson Felix will get a rare chance to win gold in…

Rio Olympics

Rio cancels contract for Olympic tennis centre due to delays

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The city of Rio de Janeiro cancelled the construction contract…

Russia

Interview – Too late for Russia to be ready for Rio – Tygart

By Gene Cherry (Reuters) – Russia’s track and field athletes should not be allowed to…

IAAF ex-chief “organised conspiracy and corruption” while officials looked away – report

By Karolos Grohmann MUNICH (Reuters) – The former head of world athletics, Lamine Diack, ran…

Young guns are building interest – Golf Channel chief

(Reuters) – A changing of the guard in professional golf is in full swing and…

Bribe paid to get funds for Rio Olympic project -report

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – In the first allegation of corruption linked to next year’s…

Australia sign head coach Verhaeren until Tokyo Olympics

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian swimming received some certainty for the next Olympic cycle with the…

CAS to rule on Bulgaria Olympics ban by end-January

By Angel Krasimirov SOFIA (Reuters) – Sport’s highest court expects to announce a final decision…

Wiggins could ride on in 2017 but new Hour bid unlikely

LONDON (Reuters) – Former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins wants to keep riding after…

Roger Federer

Federer excited to partner Hingis at Rio Olympics

BERNE (Reuters) – Switzerland’s two greatest tennis players will join forces at next year’s Rio…

Russia

Russia proposes athletes compete under Russian Olympic flag to evade ban

By Maria Kiselyova MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Sunday it would ask the world…

Kenya

Doping threatens Kenya’s credibility at Rio Olympics – Rudisha’s coach

By Drazen Jorgic ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) – Doping could cast a shadow over Kenya at…

Russia

We’ll reform in time for Rio Olympics – Russia

By Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has set out a three-month road map to…

IAAF cancels year-end gala as scandal widens

LONDON (Reuters) – Athletics lurched deeper into crisis on Friday with the showcase sport of…

Tate Smith

Australia’s canoeing champion Tate Smith banned for doping

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s 2012 London Olympics gold medallist Tate Smith has been banned for…

Olympics

Brazil’s most costly football stadium may not host Olympics

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – In the midst of Brazil’s deepening economic crisis, its…

Refugee athletes can compete at Rio under Olympic flag

(Reuters) – Top refugee athletes with no home country to represent will be allowed to…

Usain Bolt

Bolt aiming to crack 19 seconds in 200 metres

KINGSTON (Reuters) – Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt has already started his preparations for next…

A view of the Olympic Stadium undergoing renovation to stage athletic competitions in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, is seen during the third world press briefing for the games in Rio de Janeiro

Rio 2016 to cut costs to avoid 10 percent overspend

By Stephen Eisenhammer RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The organizing committee for the 2016 Olympics…