Russians to skip World Cup events in U.S., Japan: federation

Russia's artistic gymnastics federation said on Friday the country would skip World Cup events in the United States and Japan so its athletes were not exhausted by long flights and jet lag.

'I firmly believe in my innocence': Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang handed EIGHT YEAR ban for bre

Three-time Olympic champion Sun Yang will miss this summer's Olympic Games after being banned from the sport for eight years for missing a drug test in 2018, in what was the Chinese swimmer's second run-in with drug testers.

NFL draft prospect smacked in the face during Scouting Combine 'gauntlet drill'

Mitch Wilcox, a tight end from the University of South Florida, likely didn't do his draft stock any favors when he took the spiral in his left eye.

Tokyo Games' fate in hands of powerful IOC boss Bach

Having pumped more than 12 billion dollars over nearly a decade into preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japan's dream is at risk from the coronavirus - and one man may have the final say.

Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang shocked by eight-year ban

China's top swimmer Sun Yang said he was shocked and would appeal after being handed an eight-year ban on Friday for a dope test violation that rules him out of the Tokyo Games.

Olympic swimming champ Sun Yang banned for 8 years in doping case

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang was banned for eight years on Friday and will miss the 2020 Tokyo Olympics because he broke anti-doping rules in a late-night incident in which a blood sample container was smashed with a hammer.

Exclusive: Tokyo has no 'Plan B' for Games despite coronavirus

Tokyo has no Plan B for this year's Summer Olympics despite alarm over the spread of the coronavirus in Japan and elsewhere with under five months before the event, a senior official said on Frid...

China's Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang banned for eight years

China's world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang was handed an eight-year ban on Friday, a sanction that rules him out of this year's Tokyo Games, after he missed an out-of-competition t...

Exclusive: Japan has no 'Plan B' for Games despite coronavirus

Tokyo has no Plan B for this year's Summer Olympics despite alarm over the spread of the coronavirus in Japan and elsewhere with under five months before the event, a senior official said on Frid...

Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang banned for eight years after Cas ruling

The Chinese multiple world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang has been banned from the sport for eight years for missing an out-of-competition test

Sun Yang: Eight-year ban for Chinese Olympic champion

China's three-time Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang is banned from competing for eight years for missing a doping test in September 2018.

Qualify first, worry later: Marathoners say no time to fear Olympic...

Aspring Olympians at the U.S. marathon trials said on Thursday that they were concerned first with securing one of the coveted few tickets to Tokyo 2020 - and less, at least for now, about whether the...

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