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.
Biathlon: Austrian police raid International Biathlon Union headquarters - IBU
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian criminal police searched the headquarters of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) in Salzburg as part of an investigation targeting its leadership, the IBU said on Wednesday.
Horton likely to ditch 1,500m freestyle before Tokyo
GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - Australia's Commonwealth Games 400m freestyle champion Mack Horton said he is unlikely to put as much focus on the 1,500m going forward after laboring to third place in the longest distance in the pool at the Gold Coast Aquatics Centre.
Samsung Electronics rejects 2018 lobbying allegations
SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics <005930.KS> has rejected allegations made by a South Korean broadcaster that it was involved in improper lobbying to bring the 2018 Winter Olympics to Pyeongchang.
Plenty of lessons for Peaty at Commonwealth Games
GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - Adam Peaty came to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and mostly achieved what he wanted to in his individual events in the pool.
Australia's Bronte Campbell wins 100m freestyle
GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - Australia's Bronte Campbell finally stepped out of her sister Cate's shadow at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre as she overtook her in the final few strokes to win the women's 100 meters freestyle Commonwealth Games title on Monday.
Egyptian gets on his bike for World Cup road trip
CAIRO (Reuters) - Mohamed "Ibn Nufal" Nufal, 24, kisses his mother goodbye in Cairo's Tahrir Square as he sets off for the World Cup in Russia - on a bicycle.
Basketball: James, Curry headline U.S. national team pool
(Reuters) - NBA stars LeBron James and Stephen Curry headline a pool of 35 players selected for the 2018-20 U.S. national team, USA Basketball announced on Friday.
Michigan revokes Nassar's medical license, issues record fine
(Reuters) - A Michigan regulatory agency said on Friday it had permanently revoked the medical license of Larry Nassar, the former team USA gymnastics doctor who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting girls in his care, and fined him a record $1 million.
Cross-country skiing: Bjoergen brings curtain down on golden career
(Reuters) - Cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen, the most successful winter Olympian of all time with 15 medals, has told Norwegian state broadcaster NRK that she is bringing her glittering career to a close.
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