Olympics

Golf: From stopping pucks to sinking putts, Henderson switch pays off

Golf: From stopping pucks to sinking putts, Henderson switch pays off

Published 13/04/2018

(Reuters) - Canadian Brooke Henderson gave up ice hockey six years ago to focus on golf but the former goaltender says the time ‘between the [more…]

Fired-up hosts look to dominate Gold Coast

Fired-up hosts look to dominate Gold Coast

Published 02/04/2018

GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - The Commonwealth Games has become a multi-sports party that struggles to pull high-profile guests but enthusiastic host Australia has promised [more…]

Golf: Balance the key to extending career, says Park

Golf: Balance the key to extending career, says Park

Published 29/03/2018

(Reuters) - With seven major titles and an Olympic gold medal in her trophy cabinet, former world number one Park In-bee says there is really [more…]

Michigan university paid firm to monitor Nassar victims’ social…

Michigan university paid firm to monitor Nassar victims’ social…

Published 29/03/2018

(Reuters) - A public relations firm billed Michigan State University for more than $500,000 for January as it tracked social-media activity surrounding the case of [more…]

South Korea brings curtain down on ‘Peace Games’

South Korea brings curtain down on ‘Peace Games’

Published 26/02/2018

South Korea brought the curtain down on its "Peace Games" on Sunday, with winter sports athletes dancing and singing together at a vibrant closing ceremony, though there was little warmth between dignitaries from the United States and North Korea. [more…]

Japan return to hero’s welcome after best winter medal haul

Japan return to hero’s welcome after best winter medal haul

Published 26/02/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Olympic team returned to a hero’s welcome on Monday after its best-ever showing at a Winter Games, with 13 medals - [more…]

Alibaba turns heads as it joins Games sponsorship waltz

Alibaba turns heads as it joins Games sponsorship waltz

Published 26/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A sign of Alibaba Group is seen during the fourth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, China, December 3, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song/File [more…]

Russia could be reinstated to IOC in coming days: Russian IOC member

Russia could be reinstated to IOC in coming days: Russian IOC member

Published 26/02/2018

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters is pictured on the day of an Executive Board meeting on sanctions for Russian athletes in Lausanne, Switzerland December [more…]

Medals tally shows Russia was successful at Winter Olympics: Kremlin

Medals tally shows Russia was successful at Winter Olympics: Kremlin

Published 26/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov during a meeting in Moscow, Russia June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/FilesMOSCOW (Reuters) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on [more…]

Short track speed skating: Chaos as usual in the Pyeongchang Games

Short track speed skating: Chaos as usual in the Pyeongchang Games

Published 26/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Short Track Speed Skating Events - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men's 500 m Competition - Gangneung Ice Arena - Gangneung, South Korea [more…]