Star gymnast sues U.S. Olympic Committee over Nassar sex abuse
(Reuters) - U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman has sued the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics over decades of sexual abuse by former national team doctor Larry Nassar, saying they put "money and medals" before the safety of athletes.
Golden role model Randall aims to inspire
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Having crowned her long career with America's first ever Olympic cross-country gold in the sprint relay in Pyeongchang, Kikkan Randall plans to use her new-found fame to inspire the next generation.
Cross-country skiing-Golden role model Randall aims to inspire
STOCKHOLM, March 2 (Reuters) - Having crowned her long career with America's first ever Olympic cross-country gold in the sprint relay in Pyeongchang, Kikkan Randall plans to use her new-found fame to inspire the next generation.
U.S. Olympic chief resigns after sex abuse scandal, health cited
DENVER (Reuters) - U.S. Olympic Committee Chief Executive Scott Blackmun is resigning for medical reasons, the organization said on Wednesday, following months of sustained criticism stemming from the sex abuse scandal involving former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.
Russian Olympic Committee reinstated by IOC
ZURICH/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia was reinstated by the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday after the remaining tests of the country's athletes at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics were all returned negative.
IOC reinstates Russian Olympic Committee
ZURICH, Feb 28 (Reuters) - The Russian Olympic Committee's membership in the International Olympic Committee has been reinstated after Russian athletes tested negatively for doping, the IOC said on Wednesday.
Russia says International Olympic Committee reinstates its membership
MOSCOW, Feb 28 (Reuters) - The head of Russia's Olympic Committee said on Wednesday that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) had reinstated his organization's membership after suspending it over doping allegations.
Olympics: Futuristic pointy-eared mascots chosen for Tokyo 2020
TOKYO (Reuters) - Mascot-loving Japan has two new characters to get excited about after two futuristic designs with pointy ears and chequered patterns were unveiled on Wednesday to promote the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
North Korea to send athletes to next month's Paralympics in South Korea: report
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea plans to send athletes to compete in next month's Paralympic Games in South Korea, following its high profile participation in the Olympic games that wrapped up on Sunday, Yonhap news agency said.
Figure skating: Ambitious Hanyu fancies audacious quintuple jump
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Yuzuru Hanyu, the first man in 66 years to win back-to-back Olympic figure skating gold medals, said on Tuesday he would like to successfully land a quintuple jump and break the five-spin barrier.
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