Usain Bolt departure great for rivals, bad for athletics

Usain Bolt's rivals will, for once, be glad to see the back of a man who has dominated global sprinting for the last decade but the sport of athletics will be far less enthusiastic about bidding a final farewell to the charismatic Jamaican.

Usain Bolt departure great for rivals, bad for athletics

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Usain Bolt’s rivals will, for once, be glad to see the back of a man who has dominated global sprinting for the last decade but the sport of athletics will be far less enthusiastic about bidding a final farewell to the charismatic Jamaican. Bolt has completed the sprint double […]

Iniesta urges Neymar to stay at Barcelona

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta said he would rather have Neymar at the club than a massive transfer fee, with speculations linking the Brazilian to Paris Saint-Germain in a world record deal.

Iniesta urges Neymar to stay at Barcelona

(Reuters) – Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta said he would rather have Neymar at the club than a massive transfer fee, with speculations linking the Brazilian to Paris Saint-Germain in a world record deal. PSG have reportedly held discussions with Barcelona about a transfer for the 25 year-old that would smash the world record 89 million […]

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 […]