Richie Porte Wins Santos Tour Down Under

Richie Porte Wins Santos Tour Down Under

Australia welcomed the first UCI World Tour stage race of 2017, as fans got a glimpse of the new teams and jerseys that will be seen this season. The six-stage race played out as expected with a few surprises. Here’s a recap of the action from this past week. Stage 1 The opening stage of […]

Skier Lindsey Vonn breaks arm during training crash

Skier Lindsey Vonn breaks arm during training crash

Olympic and World Cup skiing champion Lindsey Vonn suffered a broken arm after crashing during training in Colorado on Thursday. This is the latest setback for the three-time Olympian, whose season was cut short by a knee injury last March and had eyed a return at the Lake Louise races in Alberta in early December. […]

WADA confirms another hacking of its athletes’ database

WADA confirms another hacking of its athletes’ database

The World Anti-Doping Agency said late Wednesday that a Russian ”cyber-espionage” group called Fancy Bears had leaked another batch of confidential athletes’ information from its database. WADA said that similar to the leak that the agency announced on Tuesday, the group released confidential data of 25 athletes from eight countries ”into the public domain.” It […]

Ryan Lochte suspended 10 months

Ryan Lochte suspended 10 months

U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended 10 months by the USOC for his involvement in vandalizing a gas station and lying about the details while in Rio, according to TMZ. All four U.S. swimmers involved in the incident are being punished, but Lochte is getting a longer suspension than his three teammates, Christine Brennan […]

Mo Farah Wins Men’s 5000m

Mo Farah Wins Men’s 5000m

Mo Farah Wins Men’s 5000m It was another fantastic performance from Great Britain’s Mo Farah. His second gold medal of the games proved to be another sit and kick race, as the defending champion left no doubt with a blistering final lap to win the men’s 5000m. No one appeared to be interested in making […]

Bolt, De Grasse headline 200m final qualifiers

The field is set for the second marquee sprinting event of Rio 2016 as the men’s 200m final will feature several familiar faces with one major exception. Usain Bolt and Andre De Grasse dominated their semifinal, much like 100m qualifying, with both finishing under the 20-second mark and enjoying a laugh at the same time. […]

Russia stripped of 2008 4x100m relay gold due to positive retest   

Russia stripped of 2008 4x100m relay gold due to positive retest   

Russia has been ordered to return their gold medals from the 2008 Beijing Olympics 4x100m women’s relay, after Yulia Chermoshanskaya tested positive for a banned substance in a reanalysis of her sample. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) disqualified her for testing positive for steroid use. “The Russian Federation team is disqualified from the women’s 4x100m […]

South African Wayde Van Niekerk smashed Michael Johnson towin 400 gold

South African Wayde Van Niekerk smashed Michael Johnson towin 400 gold

South African Wayde Van Niekerk smashed Michael Johnson’s long-standing 400m record whenstormed to Olympic gold on Sunday. Van Niekerk, running in the unfavoured lane eight, blasted off the final corner to time 43.03sec, 0.15sec quicker than Johnson’s previous world best set in Seville in 1999. Defending champion Kirani James of Grenada took silver in 43.76sec, […]

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