Athletics-Gatlin, Coleman to miss U.S. championships, World Cup
June 16 (Reuters) - World sprint champions Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman will miss next week's U.S. championships and as a result will not be eligible for track and field's new premier event, the Athletics World Cup in London in July, officials tell Reuters.
CORRECTED-INTERVIEW-Athletics-'Abandoned' Kiprop says he's at AIU's mercy
ELDORET, Kenya, June 15 (Reuters) - Kenya's former Olympic and three-time world 1500-meters champion Asbel Kiprop said on Friday he will not fight doping charges against him and accused his country and management of abandoning him in his hour of need.
'Abandoned' Kiprop says he's at AIU's mercy
ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya's former Olympic and three-time world 1500-metres champion Asbel Kiprop said on Friday he will not fight doping charges against him and accused his country and management of abandoning him in his hour of need.
Athletics: Britain's most successful long jumper Rutherford to retire in late 2018
LONDON (Reuters) - Olympic gold medalist and former world long jump champion Greg Rutherford is to retire from athletics later this year, the Briton announced on Tuesday.
Bode Miller's 19-month-old daughter drowns
Emeline Miller, the 19-month-old daughter of former U.S. Olympic skier Bode Miller and his wife, Morgan Beck, died Sunday when she drowned in a backyard swimming pool in Southern California, Body Miller said in an Instagram post.
UPDATE 2-Swiss Winter Olympic bid derailed after voters reject funding
ZURICH, June 10 (Reuters) - Swiss voters killed off their country's chances of hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics on Sunday after refusing to approve financial support for the bid in a poll.
Swiss voters seen rejecting funding bid for 2026 Winter Olympics
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss voters may have dealt a fatal blow to their country's chances of hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics on Sunday after provisional results from a poll showed they rejected giving financial support for the bid.
Table tennis-Japanese teen Harimoto upsets world and Olympic champion Ma
June 9 (Reuters) - Japanese teenager Tomokazu Harimoto stunned reigning world and Olympic champion Ma Long 4-2 in the quarter-finals of the ITTF Japan Open on Saturday.
Women set for Volvo Ocean Race first as finish line looms
CARDIFF, Wales (Reuters) - For some of the crew members battling it out in the Volvo Ocean Race there is an additional motivation, they are in the running to become the first women to win the round-the-world event.
HIGHLIGHTS-Key quotes from Russian President Putin's annual phone-in
MOSCOW, June 7 (Reuters) - The following are highlights from Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual phone-in on Thursday:
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