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  • Bernie Ecclestone casts doubt on German, …

    Bernie Ecclestone casts doubt on German, …

    SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — The German Grand Prix could remain off the sport's calendar after this year's cancellation, and the iconic Italian GP may be next to go, … More »

    Associated Press - 31 minutes ago
  • Former Olympic boxing champ retires; …

    Former Olympic boxing champ retires; …

    LONDON (AP) — Former Olympic boxing champion Audley Harrison has retired, saying repeated blows to the head have left him with brain injuries. … More »

    Associated Press - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • French pair wins ice dancing gold at …

    French pair wins ice dancing gold at …

    SHANGHAI (AP) — Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron registered the first major surprise of the figure skating world championships, vaulting from fourth place … More »

    Associated Press - 1 hour 31 minutes ago
  • Beijing assures Olympic security as …

    Beijing assures Olympic security as …

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials said Friday they can provide a secure environment for a Winter Olympics in Beijing, as IOC evaluators wrapped up their five-day … More »

    Associated Press - 2 hours 57 minutes ago
  • Former Olympic swimming champ Park apologizes …

    Former Olympic swimming champ Park apologizes …

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A tearful former Olympic swimming champion, Park Tae-hwan of South Korea, offered an impassioned public apology Friday, four days after … More »

    Associated Press - 4 hours ago
  • Tearful swimmer Park Tae-Hwan apologises …

    Tearful swimmer Park Tae-Hwan apologises …

    Disgraced South Korean swim star Park Tae-Hwan made an emotional public apology over his failed doping test on Friday, fighting back tears and begging to be … More »

    AFP News - 6 hours ago
  • Chinese NGO considering legal action …

    Chinese NGO considering legal action …

    BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese anti-discrimination civic group said Friday it is considering legal action over a police raid on the group's offices that was apparently … More »

    Associated Press - 8 hours ago
  • Ecclestone warning over Italian GP

    Ecclestone warning over Italian GP

    Bernie Ecclestone on Friday said he was prepared to let the Italian Grand Prix follow Germany by dropping off the Formula One calendar, in a stark warning for … More »

    AFP News - 13 hours ago
  • Former Germany coach Berti Vogts joins …

    Former Germany coach Berti Vogts joins …

    Berti Vogts has been pals with Jurgen Klinsmann for a long time, and now the German national team coach will work alongside his former player in a long-term role. … More »

    Associated Press - 14 hours ago
  • IOC urged to back synchronised skat …

    IOC urged to back synchronised skat …

    The head of the world governing body for skating Thursday called on Olympic chiefs to "decide positively" ahead of an announcement on whether synchronised skating … More »

    AFP News - 18 hours ago
  • Hazards at Rio Olympic course: legal, …

    Hazards at Rio Olympic course: legal, …

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The golf course for the 2016 Olympics has been embroiled in legal wrangling since the day three years ago when American golf architect Gil … More »

    Associated Press - 21 hours ago
  • Tuktamysheva lands triple axel, takes …

    Tuktamysheva lands triple axel, takes …

    SHANGHAI (AP) — Elizaveta Tuktamysheva has been so far ahead of the rest of the women's figure skating field this season, she didn't think twice about adding a much … More »

    Associated Press - 21 hours ago
  • Canada's Duhamel, Radford shatter …

    Canada's Duhamel, Radford shatter …

    (Reuters) - Canadians Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford broke Chinese hearts by outclassing home favorites Sui Wenjing and Han Cong to win their first pairs title at … More »

    Reuters - 22 hours ago
  • Renee Richards still amazed she broke …

    Renee Richards still amazed she broke …

    By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than three decades after putting down her tennis racquet, Renee Richards is still astonished she had the moxie to … More »

    Reuters - Thu, Mar 26, 2015 7:47 PM PHT
  • Athletics - Nike sign Gatlin but won't …

    Athletics - Nike sign Gatlin but won't …

    Nike have no plans to add Tyson Gay to their stable of athletes, the company said on Wednesday, after it agreed to a new sponsorship deal with another disgraced … More »

    Reuters - Thu, Mar 26, 2015 4:37 PM PHT
  • Korean Oly body could give banned swimmer …

    Korean Oly body could give banned swimmer …

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's Olympic body said Thursday it is considering easing its eligibility rules for athletes entering international competitions, … More »

    Associated Press - Thu, Mar 26, 2015 12:19 PM PHT
  • North Korean leader urges 'guerrilla-style' …

    North Korean leader urges 'guerrilla-style' …

    North Korea's young leader Kim Jong-Un has urged athletes to adopt "guerrila-style" tactics in an effort to boost the nation's underwhelming impact on the global … More »

    AFP News - Thu, Mar 26, 2015 11:26 AM PHT
  • Nike sign Gatlin but won't add  …

    Nike sign Gatlin but won't add  …

    (Reuters) - Nike have no plans to add Tyson Gay to their stable of athletes, the company said on Wednesday, after it agreed to a new sponsorship deal with another … More »

    Reuters - Thu, Mar 26, 2015 11:11 AM PHT
  • Rio mayor unveils controversial Olympic …

    Rio mayor unveils controversial Olympic …

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's mayor unveiled the city's controversial Olympic golf course on Wednesday and laid out an ardent defense of a project that has … More »

    Associated Press - Thu, Mar 26, 2015 8:03 AM PHT
  • Canadians take big lead in pairs at …

    Canadians take big lead in pairs at …

    SHANGHAI (AP) — Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford skated a flawless short program to take a commanding lead in the pairs at the world figure skating championships on … More »

    Associated Press - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 11:20 PM PHT

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