Bolt, Thompson lead Jamaica’s world championships charge

Usain Bolt is among three Olympic champions leading a strong Jamaican team at the athletics world championships in London next month.

Bolt, Thompson lead Jamaica’s world championships charge

KINGSTON (Reuters) – Usain Bolt is among three Olympic champions leading a strong Jamaican team at the athletics world championships in London next month. Bolt will chase his fourth successive 100 metres world title and a fifth consecutive 4x100m relay gold at the Aug. 4-14 meeting, his last international competition. Olympic double sprint champion Elaine […]

Athletics: Olympic champions lead powerful U.S. world team

With eight Olympic gold medalists on its 132-member roster, the United States are ready to be the powerhouse team at next month's athletics world championships.

Athletics: Olympic champions lead powerful U.S. world team

By Gene Cherry (Reuters) – With eight Olympic gold medalists on its 132-member roster, the United States are ready to be the powerhouse team at next month’s athletics world championships. Triple jumper Christian Taylor, shot putters Ryan Crouser and Michelle Carter, long jumpers Tianna Bartoletta and Jeff Henderson, 400 meters hurdlers Dalilah Muhammad and Kerron […]

Case Dismissed: Lochte’s Brazilian Nightmare Finally Ends

Case Dismissed: Lochte’s Brazilian Nightmare Finally Ends

It’s been almost one entire year since Olympic gold-medal winner Ryan Lochte was suspended, fined and summoned to appear in a Brazilian court for falsifying a police report. Now, eleven month later, an appellate court in Brazil has finally dismissing the case, concluding that Lochte had not broken the law. It all began when Lochte […]

IMD: Olympic Committee Needs Independent Ethics Commission

IMD: Olympic Committee Needs Independent Ethics Commission

In 2015, The International Institute for Management Development  (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland was commissioned to draft a report on the International Olympic Committee (IOC).  This report came out on Monday and outlined 33 recommendations for improving the IOC. One major area of concern was the Olympic Solidarity Commission, who are in charge of allocating over $500 […]

WADA May Lift Russian Doping Suspension

WADA May Lift Russian Doping Suspension

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that they may lift parts of Russia’s doping suspension. The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has been suspended from operation since 2015, following revelations of widespread institutional corruption. Charges levied against RUSADA in the McLaren Report included: Protecting “doped Russian athletes” Creating a “state-directed failsafe system” “Disappearing positive ” test results Per […]

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