Olympics

Oscar Pistorius’ sentence increased to 13 years, 5 months

SOMERSET WEST, South Africa (AP) — <b>Oscar Pistorius</b>’ prison sentence was more than doubled to 13 years and five months on Friday, a surprisingly …

Crime

A look at the Russians stripped of Olympic medals from Sochi

MOSCOW (AP) — Fourteen Russian athletes have now been banned for doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, with nine medals stripped from six athletes in four sports.<p>Here's a look at the medalists who have been banned:<p>___<p>ALEXANDER ZUBKOV<p>Sport: Bobsled<p>2014 Olympic results: Gold in two-man, gold in …

Sports

IOC bans Russian bobsledders, speed skaters for Sochi doping

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday it had banned two Russian bobsledders, including double-gold-winning Alexander Zubkov, and two speed skaters for life from the Olympics over doping violations at the 2014 Sochi Games.<p>The other athletes banned include …

Russia

Russia has earned a 2018 Olympic ban

Russia just lost out to the United States in the Olympic medal standings . . . for the 2014 Winter Games. The action, nearly four years after the …

Opinion

Conger v. Schooling Matchup in the Cards for Texas Invite

• November 29th – December 2nd, 2017<br>• Austin, Texas (UT-Austin)<br>• Psych sheet<p>Though <b>Jack Conger</b> is no longer eligible for the NCAA, the Texas Invite psych …

Swimming

Iran allows women weightlifters to compete internationally

Iran and Saudi Arabia are the biggest Islamic nations yet to compete in female weightlifting.<p>Women weightlifters from Iran will be allowed to compete …

World News

Fix, McKee, Brooks and Kroells receive draws for U23 World Championships

<b>BYDGOSZCZ, Poland –</b> The first half of the men’s freestyle team weighed in and received draws for Saturday's competition of the 2017 U23 World …

Team USA

Skater Cheyenne Goh qualifies for Winter Olympics, a first for Singapore

SINGAPORE: Singapore will have an athlete competing at the Winter Olympics for the first time ever, the Singapore Ice Skating Association (SISA) said …

Winter Olympics

Media

<b> <br>Tickets now available for DELA Beach Open in January</b><p><i>Maria Antonelli and Carolina Salgado of Brazil celebrate winning the DELA Beach Open held in The</i> …

Beach Volleyball

Cross-Country Skier Sadie Bjornsen Starts Olympic Season With Best Individual Finish Ever

<i>Sadie Bjornsen poses for a portrait at the Team USA Media Summit on Sept. 27, 2017 in Park City, Utah.</i><p>U.S. Olympian Sadie Bjornsen rose to the podium …

Team USA

Olympic Village’s giant birds headed east for repairs

The giant birds at Olympic Village are taking a long winter break, but they’re not heading south. The first of a two-stage trip will see them travel …

Olympic Village

Some Olympic sports organizations keep lists of banned coaches confidential

USA Volleyball and USA Wrestling — the Olympic national governing bodies for their sports who oversee networks of coaches and clubs that work with hundreds of thousands of children across the country — maintain lists of adults banned from their organizations for activities including sexual …

Sports

Gregory Gaultier goes for gold to claim sole missing title

Gregory Gaultier at full stretch against Marwan ElShorbagy<p><b>Hosts France bid for World Teams breakthrough In Marseille</b> <b><br>By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad</b> …

Squash

Overseas Sports Personality of the Year 2017: Voting open for BBC award

<b>Voting has opened for the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year 2017.</b><p>Six contenders have been shortlisted: <b>Tom Brady</b> (American football), <b>Roger Federer</b> (tennis), <b>Katie Ledecky</b> (swimming), <b>Tatyana McFadden</b> (Para-athletics), <b>Sally Pearson</b> (athletics) and <b>Michael van Gerwen</b> (darts).<p>The award …

Sport (UK)

This horse is WA’s version of Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards

His name is Tanaka Eagle but the bargain-buy pacer will be more like British skiing icon “Eddie the Eagle” in one of the world’s richest …

Winter Olympics

NSW Government reveals reasoning behind knocking down of Olympic and Sydney Football stadiums

The New South Wales Government has revealed its multi-billion-dollar plan to demolish and rebuild the Olympic Stadium at Homebush and the Sydney …

Gladys Berejiklian

Aussie weightlifting chief says Kiwi transgender athlete will create 'uneven playing field'

Australia's weightlifting chief says New Zealand's selection of transgender athlete Laurel Hubbard will create an uneven playing field at next year's …

New Zealand News

An inside look at UFC champ Max Holloway's meal plan ahead of UFC 218

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway appears to be well fed going into his first scheduled title defense against Jose Aldo at UFC 218.<p>Holloway …

UFC

Bower qualifies for two event finals, qualifications conclude tomorrow at Cottbus World Cup

11/23/2017<p>Bower qualifies for two event finals, qualifications conclude tomorrow at Cottbus World Cup<p>017 U.S. all-around silver medalist Allan Bower …

Team USA

Confédération Européenne de Volleyball

23/11/2017 13:19 <br>Team England announces Beach Volleyball pairs for 2018 Commonwealth Games <br>News from the National Federations<p><b>Loughborough, England,</b> …

Beach Volleyball

Bronze Championships

Complimenting the Area Festivals and Quest Championships, the Bronze Championships provides an additional opportunity for our Bronze combinations to …

Dressage

Five For Friday: Figure Skating

<i>Nathan Chen competes in the men's short program at the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships on Feb. 17, 2017 in Gangneung, South …

Team USA

Eve Muirhead: Russian doping scandal becoming more and more real

© Getty<p>Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>The Russian doping controversy is starting to become a much bigger issue for winter sports than I first imagined.<p>…

Erik Guay doesn't want an Olympic medal 'to be the one that got away'

Canadian alpine skier motivated to land on podium at final Games of an illustrious career<p>On a mild and misty morning in the Canadian Rockies, the …

15-Year-Old Lola Mull Breaks Allison Schmitt's 500 Free Michigan Record

• Farmington Hills Mercy – 277<br>• Saline – 248<br>• Harrison Farmington – 192<br>• Ann Arbor Skyline – 191<br>• Rockford – 156<p>The Michigan High School Athletic Association …

Swimming

Ahead of Russia decision, Olympic president warns critics

In a possible shift of support for Russian athletes competing at the Pyeongchang Olympics, IOC President Thomas Bach told critics on Friday not to …

Thomas Bach

Transgender lifter Laurel Hubbard picked in Commonwealth Games team

Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard will become the first transgender athlete to represent New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games.<p>Hubbard was today named in …

New Zealand News

Katharine Merry: It's vital we continue to inspire the next generation

Featured<p>Katharine Merry: It’s vital we continue to inspire the next generation<p>The Olympic medallist is seeing excitement build ahead of the IAAF …

Athletics

Margrethe Vestager versus the Olympics

Margrethe Vestager has a habit of taking on the world’s biggest names. From Google to Gazprom, and any government caught offering illegal subsidies, …

European News

Sydney in multi-billion-dollar stadium splurge

SYDNEY: Sydney's two biggest stadiums will be torn down and rebuilt in a major A$2 billion (US$1.5 billion) redevelopment, the state government said …

Gladys Berejiklian