James Ellingworth, Associated Press | Posted Jul 22nd - 10:21am
Russian President Vladimir Putin called Friday for a new anti-doping commission to be created to shape Russia's future strategy, as the country faces possible exclusion from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Marathon world-record holder Paula Radcliffe says comments she made concerning Caster Semenya have been misrepresented after she stated in a radio interview that the South African's current dominance in the 800 meters is "no longer sport."
Stephen Wilson, Associated Press | Posted Jul 21st - 2:01pm
Now that Russian track and field athletes have failed in their effort to have their Olympic ban overturned, it's up to the IOC to decide whether to kick the entire Russian team out of the games that begin in Rio de Janeiro in 15 days.
Steve McMorran, Associated Press | Posted Jul 20th - 10:20pm
New Zealand's two largest newspaper groups are not sending journalists to cover the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro because of a dispute with domestic broadcasting rights-holder Sky TV and the New Zealand Olympic Committee over accreditation terms they say will unfairly restrict coverage.