Olympics

Olympic spirit back in Sarajevo, bridging ethnic divides

Olympic spirit back in Sarajevo, bridging ethnic divides

Published 08/02/2019

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The Olympic spirit is back in Sarajevo after rival Bosnian ethnic elites set aside their differences to host the largest sport event [more…]

World body to lift Russia’s doping ban

World body to lift Russia’s doping ban

Published 08/02/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Friday it would lift the ban on Russian Para athletes by March 15, but only [more…]

Waxed and ready, surfing ready to ride into Tokyo

Waxed and ready, surfing ready to ride into Tokyo

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Like a wave originating thousands of kilometers out in the deep ocean before crashing onto a distant beach, so surfing’s inclusion in [more…]

Bosnia’s sole female coppersmith keeps flame burning for dwindling art

Bosnia’s sole female coppersmith keeps flame burning for dwindling art

Published 05/02/2019

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Nermina Alic learned her trade as a coppersmith from her watching father as a child. Now she is hoping her skills - [more…]

Athletics: Defending champion Kipchoge to run 2019 London Marathon,…

Athletics: Defending champion Kipchoge to run 2019 London Marathon,…

Published 14/01/2019

(Reuters) - Kenya’s world record holder and defending champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the London Marathon this year, setting up a mouth-watering clash with [more…]

Russia and WADA reach understanding about lab data – Kremlin

Russia and WADA reach understanding about lab data – Kremlin

Published 09/01/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday that Russia and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) had reached an understanding on the handover [more…]

Kremlin says Russia working with WADA to settle lab data issue

Kremlin says Russia working with WADA to settle lab data issue

Published 28/12/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is working with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to settle an issue regarding the transfer of laboratory data, the Kremlin said [more…]

WADA denied Moscow lab data access, leaving Russia facing ban

WADA denied Moscow lab data access, leaving Russia facing ban

Published 22/12/2018

TORONTO (Reuters) - Russia’s Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) is again on the verge of suspension after a World Anti-Doping Agency inspection team visiting a Moscow laboratory [more…]

Olympics: 2020 organizers vow to guard against complacency

Olympics: 2020 organizers vow to guard against complacency

Published 03/12/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 organizers vowed no let-up in their drive to host a successful Summer Games on Monday as International Olympic Committee (IOC) [more…]

Japan cybersecurity and Olympics minister: ‘I’ve never used a…

Japan cybersecurity and Olympics minister: ‘I’ve never used a…

Published 15/11/2018

(Corrects minister’s time in parliament in second paragraph of this Nov. 14 story.) TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s recently appointed cybersecurity and Olympics minister has told [more…]