Olympics: Weightlifting chief hopes new anti-doping strategy secures sport's future
TOKYO, Japan (Reuters) - The International Weightlifting Federation hopes that "innovative and creative" rules targeting nations who have violated anti-doping regulations will secure the long term future of the sport in the Olympic program.
Olympics-Weightlifting chief hopes new anti-doping strategy secures sport's future
TOKYO, Japan, April 13 (Reuters) - The International Weightlifting Federation hopes that "innovative and creative" rules targeting nations who have violated anti-doping regulations will secure the long term future of the sport in the Olympic program.
Golf: From stopping pucks to sinking putts, Henderson switch pays off
(Reuters) - Canadian Brooke Henderson gave up ice hockey six years ago to focus on golf but the former goaltender says the time 'between the pipes' helped prepare her for life on the elite women's tour.
Russia, India among nations to lose Olympic spots in doping clampdown
LONDON (Reuters) - Five nations, including Russia, whose doping records have risked weightlifting's place on the Olympic schedule have been limited to just two athletes for the 2020 Tokyo Games by the sport's governing body, according to a document seen by Reuters.
Lessons to be learned from virtual world, says Olympian Ruggiero
LONDON (Reuters) - Traditional sports can learn a lot from esports in using virtual world technology to stay relevant for younger audiences, says former International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Angela Ruggiero.
Paris 2024 success or failure depends on athletes' perception: Edwards
SAINT-DENIS, France (Reuters) - Former triple jumper and Olympic champion Jonathan Edwards has warned the organizers of the 2024 Olympics in Paris that the athletes' experience would determine the success of the Games.
Squash in a movie studio if sport accepted for 2024 Paris Games
GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - Lessons from the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, including placing the squash court inside a movie studio, will be applied to the Paris Olympics in 2024 if the sport is accepted into the program, according to the world governing body's president.
Golf: Surprise major champion Lindberg still unheralded
(Reuters) - Pernilla Lindberg waited her whole life for the day she can step onto the first tee and hear the starter introduce her to the crowd as a "major champion".
Golf: Lotte leader Feng growing more comfortable with No. 1 ranking
(Reuters) - Shanshan Feng returned to the Lotte Championship in style on Wednesday by shooting a five-under-par 67 to top the leaderboard after the first round and the Chinese golfer said she was still coming to terms with the fact she is world number one.
Senate panel to hold hearing on sexual abuse of Olympic athletes
(Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will hold a hearing next week into how the U.S. Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics and other sports organizations handled sexual misconduct allegations.
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