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Doping: CAS lifts Olympic ban on former Russian Sports Minister Mutko

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to exclude former Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko fro...

Doping: CAS lifts Olympic ban on former Russian Sports Minister Mutko

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CAS lifts Olympic ban on former Russian Sports Minister Mutko The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to exclude former Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko from taking part in the Olympic Games, court documents published on Thursday showed...
12:34, 07/11/2019

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, has won an appeal against his lifetime ban from the games       ...
12:34, 07/11/2019

Russian Olympic gold medalist rower banned for doping MOSCOW (AP) — Russian rower and Olympic gold medalist Sergei Fedorovtsev has been banned for four years for doping. Fedorovtsev won Olympic gold in quadruple sculls in 2004. He tested positive for the banned substance trimetazidine shortly before an ...
04:17, 06/28/2019

IOC lifts suspension on India hosting Olympic sports events LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has lifted a suspension on India hosting Olympic-related sports events imposed in February after two athletes from Pakistan were denied visas to compete. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach says ...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Doping-Russian minister says bodies working with banned coaches could be punished: Interfax Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said on Monday that local athletics federations working with coaches and doctors banned for doping could be punished....
20:00, 06/10/2019

Olympic cycling champ Sanchez accepts doping sanction AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Former Olympic road race champion Samuel Sanchez has accepted a two-year doping ban from cycling. The International Cycling Union says it reached a deal with the Spanish rider, who presented evidence that his failed drug tes...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa suspended for doping Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement....
16:17, 05/22/2019

Olympic marathon runner-up Kirwa banned 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa’s ban will end on May 7, 2023, when she will be 38. Kirwa, who was born in Kenya but switched nationa...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Olympic marathon silver medallist Kirwa suspended for doping "Bahrain\u0027s Olympic women\u0027s marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement."...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa positive for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic women’s marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for doping. Track and field’s Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa has been sent a “notice of allegation̶...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Russia's Olympic chief regrets IAAF extension of doping ban: TASS Russian Olympic Committee chief Stanislav Pozdnyakov said on Monday he regretted the decision by global athletics governing body IAAF to extend a ban against Russia's athletics federation over doping, TASS news agency reported....
17:17, 06/10/2019

IOC lifts suspension on Kuwaiti Olympic body imposed in 2015 The IOC says it has fully lifted a suspension from Kuwait's Olympic committee, imposed in 2015 when the national government passed a law that compromised the independence of sports bodies       ...
17:17, 07/05/2019

Olympic officials reassure sports federations about cuts An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations that are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as "decoration" but federations view as "essential"    &...
15:34, 05/23/2019

Olympic official reassures sports federations about cuts TOKYO (AP) — An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations who are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as “decoration” but federations view as “e...
16:51, 05/23/2019

Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to reform its anti-doping practices....
21:51, 07/16/2019

Russian race walker given four-year ban for doping Russian race walker Maria Ponomareva has been handed a four-year suspension for doping, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement on Tuesday....
23:34, 06/25/2019

Two Russian biathletes get four-year bans for doping: IBU Two Russian biathletes have been suspended for four years for doping violations detected in data from Russia's former anti-doping agency laboratory, the International Biathlon Union (IBU) said on Tuesday....
15:51, 06/25/2019

Up to 70 Russian athletes could face doping charges MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian anti-doping agency says the number of athletes accused of receiving banned treatments from a doctor could rise to 70. The agency, known as RUSADA, said last week it would file cases against 33 athletes from numerous sports s...
12:34, 06/19/2019

Olympic sports slam Tokyo organizers over cuts at venues GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Olympic sports leaders have criticized Tokyo Games organizers for cutting spending on how events will be presented at venues next year. At the annual conference of Summer Games sports federations Tuesday, senior judo offi...
17:51, 05/07/2019

IAAF extends ban on Russian athletics federation over doping Global athletics governing body IAAF on Sunday extended a ban against Russia's athletics federation and said Reuters findings on banned Russian coaches still working with athletes would be investigated....
18:34, 06/09/2019

Russian runner gets 12-year ban in doping and deception case MONACO (AP) — Russian runner Ksenia Savina has been banned for 12 years on charges of doping, complicity and tampering with a sample. The IAAF’s Athletics Integrity Unit says Savina is banned until May 2031, when she will be aged 41. Her coach ...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Exclusive: Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to reform its anti-doping practices....
08:34, 07/17/2019

| Russian biathletes banned for 4 years over mass doping Russian biathletes Alexandr Pechenkin and Alexander Chernyshov were each banned for four years for doping violations linked to a state-run doping scheme....
00:00, 06/26/2019

2 Russian biathletes banned based on doping lab data MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian biathletes have been banned for doping based on computer data from a laboratory in Moscow. The International Biathlon Union says it handed four-year bans to Alexander Chernyshov and Alexander Pechyonkin because of “agg...
14:51, 06/25/2019

Senior Russian athletics official faces doping ban, says federation A senior Russian athletics official is facing a ban for a suspected anti-doping violation, the country's suspended athletics federation said on Wednesday....
14:34, 06/12/2019

Russian athlete Lasitskene slams slow pace of doping reform MOSCOW (AP) — The only Russian track athlete currently holding a world title says the country’s top officials and coaches in the sport should be replaced because of the slow pace of anti-doping reforms. High jumper Mariya Lasitskene’s mes...
12:51, 06/10/2019

Exclusive: Two Russian coaches, doctor banned for doping still active in sport Three years ago, Russian athletics coach Vladimir Mokhnev was banned for 10 years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, global sport's over-arching judicial body, for giving prohibited performance-enhancing drugs to members of the national track tea...
17:34, 06/06/2019

Doping: WADA chief says path to bringing Russian cases to justice has been painful WADA Director General Olivier Niggli said the process to get the first batch of Russian doping cases turned over to international sports federations had been "very painful" but he was confident that sanctions would soon follow....
08:17, 07/05/2019

Russian anti-doping chief calls for dismissal of athletics federation head Russia's anti-doping chief has called for the dismissal of the head of the country's suspended athletics federation as part of a proposal to ensure all Russian athletes can compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a letter seen by Reuters on Monday showed...
19:17, 05/13/2019

Russian anti-doping chief says athletics culture at odds with reinstatement push Russian anti-doping chief Yuri Ganus said on Wednesday that the country's suspended athletics federation was not doing enough to stamp out doping culture and was falling short in its bid to be reinstated by global athletics governing body IAAF....
14:17, 06/19/2019

| Russian swim star denies taking bribe for backing Rio Olympic bid Russian swimming great Alexander Popov has reacted furiously to allegations he took a bribe in exchange for supporting Rio de Janeiro as host of the 2016 Olympics....
13:00, 07/05/2019

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches: TASS Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and one doctor serving doping suspensions were still working with athletes....
19:00, 06/13/2019

Sweden sends princess, prime minister to 2026 Olympic vote STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden is sending its heir to the throne and head of government to Switzerland to support its bid in the 2026 Winter Olympics host vote on Monday. The Stockholm-Are 2026 campaign says Crown Princess Victoria — “the nation’...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Here's The UK's Next Prime Minister Boris Johnson Doing Sports Boris Johnson, a disheveled, dishonest, discombobulated clod, will be the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He will do a bad job. He might be more capable as a sportsman, though that isn’t much consolation or compliment....
23:00, 07/23/2019

Exclusive: Banned Russian athletics coach wins state contracts for sports facility Russian race walking coach Viktor Chegin, who was banned for life for doping in 2016, has won state contracts to provide security at a sports venue where he was formerly head coach, procurement documents and tax records show....
17:34, 06/06/2019

Watch: How Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Avoided Boxing With Mary Kom In an attempt to escape fighting with six-time world champion Mary Kom, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said he had to use the excuse of not fighting with women to avoid a boxing match....
10:51, 06/28/2019

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Nails #BottleCapChallenge, Internet Cheers Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju impressed the Internet as he aced the 'Bottle Cap Challenge', the latest viral phenomenon. In a bid to promote fitness in India, Mr Rijiju shared a video of his......
13:17, 07/12/2019

Russian energy minister outlines what's next for OPEC and its allies Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak tells CNBC that OPEC and its allies could possibly increase oil production if their assessment of the market shows a shortfall in supply....
06:34, 05/20/2019

Putin to meet Russian defense minister after death of sailors: RIA Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu soon, RIA quoted the Kremlin as saying on Tuesday, after 14 sailors on board a deep water research sub were killed in a fire while carrying out a survey of the sea floor....
19:00, 07/02/2019

Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal: minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defense systems, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday, adding that Ankara should not be excluded from the F-35 jet project over the purchases....
12:51, 05/03/2019

Russian minister says bodies working with banned coaches could be punished Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said on Monday that local athletics federations working with coaches and doctors banned for doping could be punished....
01:51, 06/11/2019

Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400s does not change strategic orientation: minister Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 missile systems does not mean a change of the country's strategic orientation, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar told his U.S. counterpart by phone on Friday, adding that the acquisition was a necessity....
02:34, 07/13/2019

Putin meets with defense minister after deadly Russian submarine incident Russian President Vladimir Putin pulled out of an event on Tuesday to meet with his defense minister after a deadly incident involving a secretive Russian submarine....
01:51, 07/03/2019

Pompeo will meet Russian foreign minister to discuss Venezuela crisis Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Finland next week to discuss disagreements over the crisis in Venezuela, a US official said Thursday. The two top diplomats will take up “a broad range of issues...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Hungary will have to buy Russian natural gas if Exxon waits on offshore project -minister Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Wednesday his country would again turn to Russia for natural gas supplies if Exxon Mobil Corp has not decided by September whether to invest in a massive Black Sea offshore project....
01:34, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal -minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defence systems, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday, adding that Ankara should not be excluded from the F-35 jet project over the purchases....
23:17, 05/03/2019

Russian foreign minister to hold rare talks with U.S. counterpart next week: TASS Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold rare face-to-face talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Finland next week, TASS news agency quoted a deputy Russian foreign minister as saying on Friday....
12:51, 05/03/2019

Russian minister: 41 bodies recovered from wreckage of plane that caught fire at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport MOSCOW (AP) — Russian minister: 41 bodies recovered from wreckage of plane that caught fire at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport....
13:17, 05/06/2019

A bet on live sports: Sinclair CEO Chris Ripley talks acquiring 21 regional sports networks “I fundamentally believe that sports rights will be valuable for the foreseeable future and will continue to increase in value,” Ripley said of the $10.6 billion deal....
16:00, 05/06/2019

National Sports Education Board Only New Aspect Of Sports Budget  The Government on Friday announced the setting up of a National Sports Education Board (NSEB) in the first Budget of its second term but did not change the interim allocations set aside for sports....
17:34, 07/05/2019

A bet on live sports: Why Sinclair is scooping up regional sports networks “I fundamentally believe that sports rights will be valuable for the foreseeable future and will continue to increase in value,” Ripley said of the $10.6 billion deal....
16:34, 05/06/2019

Iowa signs sports betting and fantasy sports bill into law Iowa became the latest state to allow gambling on college and pro sports since the Supreme Court opened the door for sports betting last year.        ...
05:17, 05/14/2019

Fox Sports, Stars Group to offer sports betting in deal ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A major U.S. sports network is getting into the sports betting game. Fox Sports says it is buying just under 5 percent of the Stars Group for about $236 million, and that both companies will offer real-money sports betting ...
02:34, 05/09/2019

You’re Not Sticking To Sports When You Stick To Sports We live in an age of mass cowardice, and so it’s unsurprising that the PGA—that famed bastion of sporting tolerance—would not only charge ahead with staging a major tournament at a Trump-owned golf course, but also that they would limply try to have ...
23:51, 07/16/2019

Two Kenyan athletes suspended for doping: AIU The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Tuesday it had provisionally suspended two Kenyan athletes, one of them a Commonwealth Games former champion, for doping, the latest in a string of doping cases in the East African nation....
18:34, 07/09/2019

Two Kenyan athletes suspended for doping - AIU "The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Tuesday it had provisionally suspended two Kenyan athletes, one of them a Commonwealth Games former champion, for doping, the latest in a string of doping cases in the East African nation."...
00:34, 07/10/2019

33 Russians face new doping allegations MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian anti-doping agency says it plans to file doping cases against 33 athletes from a range of sports for using banned treatments from a doctor. The agency, known as RUSADA, says the suspects who used the unspecified “banne...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Doping: WADA close to deciding on new president The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) could have chosen a new president by Tuesday with Poland's Witold Banka, a former middle distance runner, and Marcos Diaz, a Hall of Fame swimmer from the Dominican Republic, competing to lead the troubled body....
00:00, 05/14/2019

| Russia 'regrets' IAAF doping ban vote The Russian Olympic Committee has insisted his country had fulfilled conditions set by the IAAF after the federation voted to maintain its track and field doping ban....
17:51, 06/10/2019

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ’d from London Olympics for doping LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says its new anti-doping chamber stripped Ruslan Nurudinov ...
17:34, 05/27/2019

Doping: Banka poised to become new WADA president Poland's Sport and Tourism Minister Witold Banka is set to become the next World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president after a vote on Tuesday left him as the only remaining candidate....
21:00, 05/14/2019

| Ex-sprint king Petacchi in doping spotlight Former Italian cyclist Alessandro Petacchi, winner of Tour de France and Giro d'Italia stages galore, has been embroiled in the blood doping scandal....
03:34, 05/15/2019

Doping in boxing is ‘out of control’, says Anthony Joshua Anthony Joshua suggests that it may take a fatality in the ring before drug cheats are handed stricter punishments The post Doping in boxing is ‘out of control’, says Anthony Joshua appeared first on Boxing News....
02:00, 05/02/2019

Doping expert Mario Thevis: 'There are a lot of risks' Doping is widespread not only in elite-level sports, but also in amateur sports. German doping expert Mario Thevis spoke to DW about the health risks that athletes expose themselves to by using banned substances....
22:34, 07/10/2019

Doping: First cases on Russia cheats sent to federations The first batch of doping cases built on evidence secured from a tainted Russian laboratory have been turned over to international federations (IFs), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Tuesday....
19:34, 07/02/2019

ICU suspend four for potential anti-doping breach Four European cyclists, including two retired riders, have been provisionally suspended for potential doping violations following information from the Austrian law enforcement authorities, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Wednesday....
14:00, 05/15/2019

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
11:17, 05/26/2019

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa......
07:34, 06/01/2019

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
18:34, 05/21/2019

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Tuesday....
02:51, 05/22/2019

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
02:34, 07/13/2019

| Russia says doping cover-up report is part of 'information war' Russia authorities say that they were victims of an "information war" following reports that sparked the investigation of high-jump world championship runner up Danil Lysenko....
00:17, 06/04/2019

After cover-ups, Moscow’s doping lab makes quiet return MOSCOW (AP) — The Moscow laboratory that was shut down in 2015 following doping cover-ups has quietly become a crucial part of the world’s drug-testing system once again. Under an often-overlooked provision in anti-doping rules, the lab handled...
21:17, 05/03/2019

| Biggest-ever anti-doping blitz arrests 234 people A vast international police operation involving 33 countries and the World Anti-Doping Agency has seized millions of doping substances and arrested 234 people,...
03:51, 07/09/2019

Cycling: UCI suspends four for potential anti-doping breach Four European cyclists, including two retired riders, have been provisionally suspended for potential doping violations following information from the Austrian law enforcement authorities, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Wednesday....
14:51, 05/15/2019

Russia says it’s working with probe of doping forgery claims MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track and field federation says it’s cooperating with an investigation into allegations its officials submitted forged paperwork in a doping case. British newspaper The Sunday Times reports that documents from a fake c...
13:00, 06/02/2019

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
20:51, 05/23/2019

Brazilian club admits guilt in doping two of its own players SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Athletico has admitted two of its players tested positive for doping because of medication from its own staff. Club president Mario Celso Petraglia said in a news conference on Monday that defender Thiago Heleno and mi...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Asian Games champ Keyhani banned for doping MONACO (AP) — Asian Games steeplechase champion Hosein Keyhani has been banned for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which handles doping cases in track and field, says the Iranian runner has been banned four years over a positive test for stamin...
12:34, 06/21/2019

Swimming: Sun doping case needs more 'clarity', says Australia coach Australia's head swimming coach has questioned a panel decision to clear Sun Yang of wrongdoing in refusing a doping test and urged anti-doping authorities to provide more transparency over the Chinese swimmer's case....
17:00, 07/14/2019

| IAAF maintain ban on doping-tainted Russia - source Russia's participation at the Doha world championships remains on tenterhooks after the IAAF voted to maintain its ban on the track and field giants over doping....
23:34, 06/08/2019

Kenyan officials blame frequency of doping on numbers Kenya's anti-doping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed a report by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) that ranked the east African nation as the third most cheating nation in the sport....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Armstrong on doping past: 'I wouldn't change a thing' Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he "wouldn't change a thing" about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles, according to details of an interview that will air next week on NBCSN....
01:51, 05/24/2019

Doping: Poland's Banka poised to become new WADA president Poland's Sport and Tourism Minister Witold Banka is set to become the next president of the troubled World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) after a vote on Tuesday left him as the only remaining candidate....
21:51, 05/14/2019

Doping: WADA harassment report a whitewash, says Scott Canadian Olympic cross-country skiing champion Beckie Scott accused the World Anti-Doping (WADA) of whitewashing her complaints of harassment and intimidation, saying on Thursday she was "extremely disappointed" in an independent report....
03:34, 05/17/2019

Doping: WADA retrieves more than 2,000 samples from tainted Moscow lab The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Tuesday it had retrieved more than 2,000 samples from a tainted Moscow laboratory that will be used to strengthen cases against athletes who may have cheated....
22:51, 04/30/2019

Koren sent home from Giro over potential anti-doping violation "Bahrain-Merida rider Kristijan Koren will miss the remainder of the Giro d’Italia after being provisionally suspended over anti-doping rules violations."...
08:17, 05/16/2019

Cycling: Former Vuelta champion Cobo banned for doping violation Spain's Juan Jose Cobo has been found guilty of an anti-doping rule violation based on "abnormalities" in his biological passport between 2009 and 2011, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Thursday....
19:00, 06/13/2019

Doping: Report clears WADA of Scott bullying claims Canadian Olympic gold medallist Beckie Scott faced some harsh words but was not bullied during a heated World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) meeting, an independent report concluded on Wednesday....
06:00, 05/16/2019

Lance Armstrong on doping past: 'I wouldn't change a thing' "Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he \"wouldn\u0027t change a thing\" about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles, according to details of an interview that will air next week on NBCSN."...
01:34, 05/24/2019

Why Lance Armstrong ‘wouldn’t change a thing’ about doping downfall Lance Armstrong said he wouldn’t have changed a thing about his consistent doping that led to what he called “the biggest meltdown in the history of sports.” The former cycling great — who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles by the Intern...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Europe: Police conduct massive anti-doping operation A Europe-wide police operation has led to the seizure of tons of steroids, 234 arrests, and the dismantling of 17 crime groups. It was the largest operation of its kind ever conducted....
00:34, 07/09/2019

Doping: Uzbeki weightlifter Nurudinov disqualified from London Olympics Uzbekistan's Ruslan Nurudinov has been disqualified from the London Olympics weightlifting competition after being found guilty of doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday....
17:34, 05/27/2019

OIympic race walk medalist banned for four years for doping MONACO — Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which prosecutes cases for the IAAF, says the Mexican walker’s ban for taking anabolic steroids took ef...
14:51, 05/10/2019

OIympic race walk medalist banned for 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which prosecutes cases for the IAAF, says the Mexican walker’s ban for taking anabolic steroids to...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Austrian ski veteran Reichelt quizzed in blood doping case INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — The Austrian ski federation says Alpine veteran Hannes Reichelt was questioned by police investigating a blood doping ring in sports. The Austrian federation says Reichelt denies wrongdoing in the case known as Operation Ade...
17:34, 05/27/2019

Strakka founder Leventis gets four-year ban for anti-doping violation Strakka Racing GT driver Nick Leventis has been banned from motorsport for four years by the FIA for an anti-doping violation but has confirmed that he has "retired from motorsport"...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Cycling: Switzerland coach Hondo sacked after doping confession Switzerland coach Danilo Hondo has been sacked with immediate effect after the German said he was involved in blood doping, the Swiss Cycling federation said in a statement on Sunday....
20:51, 05/12/2019

Stade Francais lock Stassen provisionally suspended for doping Stade Francais' South African lock Hendre Stassen has been provisionally suspended by the French anti-doping agency after failing a random drug test following a French Top 14 match against Montpellier in May....
18:34, 07/12/2019

Kenyan blames high doping-offence figures on participation numbers Kenya's anti-doping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed figures that put the east African nation as the third-most cheating nation in the sport in terms of biological passport offences....
17:00, 07/14/2019

Agent: US long jumper expects doping ban; tainted beef cited The agent for Jarrion Lawson says the American long jumper and sprinter is expected to receive a four-year suspension for a failed doping test they maintain is tied to contaminated meat. Paul Doyle told The Associated Press on Friday that Lawson will...
19:17, 05/31/2019

| 2 riders suspended as police probe Austrian blood doping ring Two professional riders, Slovenian Kristijan Koren and Croatian Kristijan Durasek have been suspended as police investigate an Austrian blood doping ring....
16:00, 05/15/2019

Cycling: Froome awarded 2011 Vuelta crown after Cobo doping ban Eight years on, Chris Froome has been crowned winner of the 2011 Vuelta a Espana after Spain's Juan Jose Cobo was stripped of the title following a doping violation....
13:17, 07/18/2019

Athletics: Russia assisting in doping probe into alleged forged documents Russia's athletics federation is cooperating with global athletics officials in a probe into allegations that some of its representatives forged documents in a doping case, it said on Sunday....
23:17, 06/02/2019

Austrian cyclists Denifl, Preidler handed 4-year doping bans Two Austrian cyclists have been banned for four years for being part of an international blood-doping ring involving multiple sports       ...
16:34, 06/27/2019

Caster Semenya calls on IAAF to focus on doping after return victory • Athlete has challenged ruling to approve IAAF testosterone limit• Runner battling to defend 800m title at world championshipsCaster Semenya has told the International Association of Athletics Federations to focus on catching dopers after her first ...
15:51, 06/12/2019

Aussie swimmer snubs China's Sun Yang amid doping dispute Fellow athletes have offered support to Australian swimmer Mack Horton for his boycott of the podium ceremony of a Chinese rival. Olympic winner Sun Yang is accused of cheating after he smashed up his own doping samples....
15:17, 07/22/2019

Froome confirmed 2011 Vuelta winner due to Cobo doping case Chris Froome is now the 2011 Spanish Vuelta winner because of Juan Jose Cobo's disqualification for blood doping       ...
11:51, 07/18/2019

Okay, So Breakdancing Might Really Become an Olympic Sport Hip-hop’s cultural impact is undeniable and it appears that it’s one step closer to infiltrating what was once considered unimaginable—the Olympics....
01:17, 06/27/2019

Chris Froome awarded 2011 Vuelta a España title after Cobo doping ban Team Sky rider originally finished second to Spanish riderFroome is now the first British winner of a Grand TourChris Froome has officially been named as the winner of the 2011 Vuelta a España following a doping case involving Juan José Cobo, who ori...
04:34, 07/18/2019

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
21:17, 07/09/2019

Olympic Games Are Getting More Competitive for Advertisers The Olympic Games remain advertising gold—so much so that exclusive sponsorship deals are becoming much costlier for the world’s most powerful companies....
13:34, 06/25/2019

Olympic Boxing Remains In Crisis The Olympics are a bureaucratic rat’s nest, with national governing bodies, international governing bodies, host cities, various Olympic committees, and other assorted grifters jockeying for influence and money while also trying to put on the largest...
22:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. Olympic Committee changes name to recognize Paralympians Organization votes to change name to United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in order 'to create an inclusive environment for Team USA athletes,' CEO Sarah Hirshland says....
11:00, 06/21/2019

Australian Swimmer Refuses To Share Podium With Chinese Rival Over Strange Doping Allegations Since Chinese swimmer Sun Yang won two gold medals at the 2012 Beijing Olympics, he has been the most dominant freestyle swimmer in the world. He’s the only swimmer in history to win either a World Championship or an Olympic gold medal in every frees...
06:17, 07/23/2019

'All I want is to go': five young athletes on their dreams of Olympic glory It’s exactly a year until the torch is lit at the Tokyo Olympics. Here, five hopefuls reveal some of the sacrifices they’ve made in the pursuit of a priceless place in Team GBLina, 23, grew up in east London. She recently switched from 400m to hurdle...
16:17, 07/21/2019

Former Olympic kayaker Ferguson to defend America's Cup Former Olympic swimmer and kayaker Steven Ferguson has become the latest top-class athlete to join Team New Zealand as they confirmed their squad for the defense of the America's Cup in 2021 in Auckland....
06:51, 06/27/2019

Hayter reassesses ambitions as Olympic bid comes into view "Rising cycling star Ethan Hayter says his focus will soon switch back to the track and the Tokyo Olympics next year after a strong showing at the Tour de Yorkshire."...
12:17, 05/07/2019

Olympic champ Harrison looks to win big, grow upstart PFL Kayla Harrison made an Army veteran tap out and moved closer to cashing in on the richest fight of her pro career: her search for gold over, Harrison can stake her claim to $1 million in the PFL Championship....
18:17, 07/12/2019

Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 "Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergey Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee is to investigate allegations that nine of its members – including the pole vaulter Sergey Bubka and the Ol...
16:34, 07/05/2019

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man in Sardinia Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
16:51, 07/09/2019

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed Thursday when applicants in a ticket lottery — for Japan residents, only — began learning if they landed tickets. The answer is going t...
04:51, 06/20/2019

Olympic Organizers Say Tickets Are Sold, but Where Are the People? Organizers with Pyeongchang 2018 say tickets sales are brisk and close to being sold out. Swaths of empty seats at some venues tell a different story....
18:00, 05/20/2019

| Ex-Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez banned Spain's Samuel Sanchez, the 2008 Olympic road race champion, has been given a two-years back-dated ban after testing positive for human growth hormones in 2017....
08:51, 05/14/2019

Japanese rush to buy Tokyo Olympic tickets on first day TOKYO (AP) — If you’re a Japan resident and you want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics — be patient. Tokyo organizers on Friday said delays and long waits to get an online response met Japan residents who tried to enter the ticket lo...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Lance Armstrong says he 'wouldn't change a thing' about doping scandal that cost him 7 Tour de France titles Lance Armstrong says he “wouldn’t change a thing” about using performance-enhancing drugs to win seven Tour de France titles only to have them stripped away years later....
21:51, 05/24/2019

Skateboarders raise their game as Olympic qualifiers begin LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Being an Olympic sport is starting to bring a different vibe to skateboarding. With a promise from the IOC to keep the spirit of the sport intact as it makes its debut at the Tokyo Games next year, skateboarders are raising ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Olympic legends deny taking bribes for Rio de Janeiro bid Ukraine's Sergey Bubk and Russia's Alexander Popov have said allegations against them relating to Rio's successful 2016 bid are false. Popov said he did not even vote for the Brazilian city, which beat Madrid....
23:34, 07/05/2019

Paddle surfing still plotting Olympic course despite ownership dispute Paddle surfers could yet be racing for gold medals down the River Seine at the 2024 Olympics if a row over who controls the sport is resolved soon, the head of the Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP) believes....
19:51, 05/18/2019

Tokyo Olympic stadium 90% finished, to open in December With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of the Games, is 90% completed and will open its doors for the first time in December....
13:34, 07/03/2019

Biathlon: Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships....
19:51, 05/17/2019

USA sevens sparkle at Twickenham to secure Olympic spot Eagles and Fiji ensure qualification for Tokyo Games next yearCoach Mike Friday: ‘I’m so proud and pleased for all the boys’ USA have become the first men’s rugby sevens team to qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year, after winning their th...
20:17, 05/25/2019

McLaughlin upstages Olympic champion Muhammad in Oslo World junior record holder Sydney McLaughlin upstaged Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad to win the women's 400 meters hurdles race at the Bislett Games on Thursday....
02:00, 06/14/2019

Olympic chief sympathizes with Semenya, respects CAS decision Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Saturday he had sympathy for Caster Semenya but respected the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)'s decision that means the South African athlete will have to reduce her testosterone levels to compete....
05:51, 05/04/2019

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collection -- an Olympic gold medal....
21:00, 05/14/2019

JOC gets new leader in wake of Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal A former gold medalist has been elected to lead the Japanese Olympic Committee, which is mired in a scandal that forced the former president to step aside in an alleged vote-buying scheme to land next year's Tokyo Games     ...
11:51, 06/27/2019

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and controversies. DW was in Berlin to capture the band's live show....
15:34, 06/26/2019

IOC: India's back in the running to host Olympic events The International Olympic Committee lifted a ban Thursday that's kept India from bidding for Olympic events, after its government promised to grant visas to all athletes competing at such competitions....
03:34, 06/22/2019

McIlroy chooses Ireland over Britain for Olympic golf Rory McIlroy is "most likely" to play next year's Olympic golf in Tokyo and would represent Ireland rather than Britain, the Northern Irishman said on Tuesday....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Milan Olympic bid promoter is convicted of doctoring paperwork The mayor who successfully championed Milan's bid to win the 2026 Winter Olympics has been convicted of fiddling paperwork in his previous role as head of the 2015 Milan Expo world fair, a court ruled on Friday....
15:17, 07/05/2019

Armani unveils Italian Olympic team uniforms during MFW Giorgio Armani put a sporty accent on Day 2 of Milan Fashion Week, with an Emporio Armani collection that accented active wear. And he introduced his fifth official uniform for the Italian Olympic and Paralympic teams competing in Japan next year....
19:34, 06/15/2019

A different era: Oda wins Japan's first Olympic gold in 1928 It's been over 90 years since Japan won its first Olympic gold medal and Asia's first individual gold       ...
09:34, 07/19/2019

Sayers to be presented with Olympic bronze at Anniversary Games "Goldie Sayers will receive her Olympic bronze medal in front of a home crowd at the Anniversary Games more than ten years after throwing a British record in Beijing."...
21:34, 06/12/2019

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on Boxing News....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Dutch Olympic champion completes 195-kilometer charity swim THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Olympic long-distance swimming champion Maarten van der Weijden has completed a marathon swim along the route of a famous Dutch speedskating race to raise money for cancer research. Van der Weijden completed the 195-kilo...
20:34, 06/24/2019

IOC strips Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has stripped Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA and will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games. Olympic inquiry panel chairman Nenad Lalovic says AIBA created “ver...
11:17, 06/26/2019

2020 Olympic Games: Tokyo's crisis-ridden preparations With just one year to go before the 2020 Summer Olympics, host city Tokyo would like you to believe that preparations are going according to plan. However, a number of crises are causing headaches for the organizers....
19:00, 07/22/2019

IOC inspectors face report on tough Olympic work conditions IOC inspectors are in Tokyo and will face a recent report and tough working conditions at some Tokyo Olympic venues.        ...
07:51, 05/21/2019

Olympic great Johnson embarks on stroke education campaign Champion Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson has minor lingering effects from a stroke, but has made an excellent overall recovery and is urging others to be aware of the symptoms that could indicate they are enduring a similar episode....
04:00, 05/03/2019

New funding figures leave Queensland 2032 Olympic bid in better shape Significant IOC contribution for Games is likelyOperating costs can be cost-neutral, says Brisbane mayorSouth-east Queensland’s bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games has received an unexpected shot in the arm after the IOC revealed it will likely provid...
13:51, 05/06/2019

Olympic boxing body mulls legal fight against IOC inquiry LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Under pressure from an IOC inquiry into its integrity, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has been weighing legal action and formal complaints against Olympic officials. AIBA leadership has called a meeting in La...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
16:00, 06/11/2019

IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is 'biologically male' The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions, according to documents released...
16:34, 06/19/2019

Race walker asks court for Olympic status for women’s 50K LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — World champion race walker Inês Henriques is aiming for gender equality by asking the Court of Arbitration for Sport to add the women’s 50-kilometer event to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. CAS says it will hear her appeal...
17:34, 06/27/2019

IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is ‘biologically male’ The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is “biologically male” and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions, according to docume...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson demands tougher pro fights Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver medalist undefeated and in line for a title fight       ...
20:00, 07/14/2019

Breakdancing takes step closer to Olympic debut in Paris LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Breakdancing moved a step closer to the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, and now organizers can look to book a street venue in Paris. Called breaking in Olympic circles, its medal debut was last October at the Buenos Aires Youth...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Olympic champion Semenya loses appeal over testosterone rules Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her appeal against rules that mean middle distance female athletes with a high natural level of testosterone must take medication to reduce it....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Special Olympic Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S10+ will launch in July A web page posted by Japan's largest wireless carrier, NTT Docomo (via SamMobile), reveals that Samsung is offering a special Olympics Games Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S10+. The 2020 Summer Olympic games will be held in Tokyo, Japan next year from...
01:34, 05/18/2019

Stripped of Olympic status, boxing body calls new elections GENEVA (AP) — One day after being stripped of Olympic recognition, boxing body AIBA called for fresh elections in November to help rebuild its image and relations with the IOC. AIBA executive committee member Umar Kremlev of Russia said Thursday a ne...
23:34, 06/27/2019

Olympic ice dance champions Virtue and Moir: 'We’re so proud of our relationship' The Canadian gold medallists talk to Eoin O’Callaghan about winning gold, maintaining a professional relationship and ignoring fan fictionThere’s a guy at a bar nursing a drink. He looks up and catches the eye of a girl nearby. They share a knowing g...
13:17, 06/18/2019

Opinion: Three years later, Sweden still talking trash about Rio Olympic win over U.S. women Their loss to Sweden in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics was the U.S. women's earliest exit at a major international tournament.       ...
22:17, 06/19/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes beat doping tests....
19:17, 05/23/2019

Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken returns to competition for first time since being paralyzed Amy Van Dyken-Rouen will compete in the WheelWOD Games next week, her first athletic competition since suffering a spinal cord injury five years ago.       ...
02:51, 07/01/2019

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れるかThere is a simple riposte to anyone who doubts an Olympics can truly transform a city: Tokyo. When...
16:17, 06/11/2019

Italy Wins Vote to Host 2026 Winter Olympic Games (LAUSANNE, Switzerland) — Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years. International Olympic Committee members voted for the long-favored ...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Fox News Column Mocking Olympic Team Diversity Draws Outrage The piece, written by John Moody and published on FoxNews.com, sarcastically suggested that the motto for the U.S. Olympic Committee should be “Darker, Gayer, Different.”...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Valentina Vezzali: Six-time Olympic champion… but this bronze was her greatest moment "We revisit Valentina Vezzali’s bronze medal match from London 2012 – a bout that proved you should never give up. Head to the Olympic Channel to watch the full episode: https://oly.ch/2Wz9Z5z"...
14:00, 06/19/2019

American Olympic hopeful Gabriele Grunewald dies at age 32 after battling cancer American middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald, an Olympic hopeful who publicly chronicled her fight with cancer on social media, died at age 32.       ...
19:34, 06/12/2019

Beauty, beasts and Olympic sprints: David Bintley's ballets – in pictures David Bintley, the choreographer and director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, is standing down after 25 years. We look back at some of his most compelling work with the companyBirmingham Royal Ballet: (Un)leashed is on tour Continue reading......
11:51, 06/10/2019

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
05:51, 05/22/2019

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay route....
09:51, 06/02/2019

Fox and Friends called Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya ‘transgender.’ She’s not. Semenya, 28, is believed to have a condition that causes her body to produce testosterone at levels much higher than most women. Fox apologized on Thursday, saying it regretted the error....
04:51, 05/03/2019

Why mountain goats are being airlifted from Olympic National Park to Cascade Mountains Mountain goats are being airlifted out of Olympic National Park to the Cascade Mountains where there are more salt licks and fewer humans.       ...
17:51, 07/10/2019

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy sea rescue MILAN — A swimmer struggling in the sea off Sardinia soon discovered it was his lucky day. Italian news agency ANSA says the male tourist got in trouble Sunday afternoon after his inflatable swan was carried away by the wind. According to a witness, ...
23:17, 07/09/2019

Sea rescue: Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini, who won bronze at 2004 Athens Olympics, had no problem helping swimmer whose float got carried by wind.       ...
18:51, 07/09/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya's Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help them beat doping tests        ...
15:51, 05/22/2019

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker today unveiled the APM (Accessible People Mover), an all-electric vehicle it designed especially for...
19:51, 07/18/2019

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
13:34, 07/19/2019

Olympic triathlete shatters pelvis after crash with deer in London park A triathlete who helped the Brownlee brothers to victory at London 2012 shattered his pelvis after being thrown from his bicycle in a crash with a deer in Richmond Park....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Australia fall in final but look good for Olympic rugby sevens qualification John Manenti’s side virtually guaranteed berth in TokyoTop-ranked New Zealand win final in Canada Australia lost 21-17 to New Zealand in the final of the women’s rugby sevens world series event in Canada but they took a giant stride towards Olympic q...
03:34, 05/13/2019

Trae 'Quadzilla' Williams seeks to muscle in on Olympic rugby sevens Australia’s fastest man ends sprint careerTargets next year’s Games in Tokyo for sevens teamPowerhouse Australian sprinter Trae Williams has made the switch to rugby sevens, little more than a year out from the Tokyo Olympics.Williams, nicknamed Quad...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo looks stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates        ...
13:34, 05/24/2019

Embattled U.S. Olympic chief Scott Blackmun received $2.4 million severance The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee chairman was scrutinized for the organization's lack of response to sexual assault allegations against gymnastics trainer Larry Nassar....
03:51, 07/04/2019

Russians cite threats for Olympic Games boycott - archive, 9 May 1984 9 May 1984: East Europeans, except Romanians, expected to follow Soviet leadThe USSR is pulling out of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the official Soviet news agency, Tass, announced yesterday.A statement from the National Olympic Committee o...
08:17, 05/09/2019

Olympic ticket lottery opens in Japan; foreign sales June 15 Residents of Japan have begun entering a ticket lottery to land seats for next year's Tokyo Olympics.        ...
10:34, 05/09/2019

Stockholm Olympic bidders confident Swedes will back 2026 Games Officials for Stockholm's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believe the majority of Swedes will eventually back the project if the city wins the Games on Monday....
17:00, 06/21/2019

Meet Kayla Harrison: Olympic gold medalist, face of PFL and MMA's next star Kayla Harrison is the favorite at the outset of the PFL's new women's lightweight division, and the two-time judo Olympic gold medalist is ready to prove she can be one of the best MMA fighters in the world....
17:34, 05/09/2019

How (and Why) to Video Your Lifts I used to feel awkward and self conscious pointing a camera at myself at the gym. My thoughts went something like: I’m no selfie-obsessed Instagrammer. What are people thinking of me? But I’ve had a change of heart: I now whip out my pocket-sized tri...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Surfers test waves ahead of sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo As one of the new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new dimension as the IOC seeks a younger audience       ...
13:51, 07/21/2019

Rory McIlroy declares intention to play for Ireland at 2020 Olympic Games • McIlroy did not play at 2016 Games in Rio• World No4 said: ‘I’m excited to play for Ireland’Rory McIlroy is expected to compete for Ireland at next year’s Olympics after revealing a change of stance regarding his participation. McIlroy was one of a...
20:17, 05/14/2019

Residents fight plans for new concrete plant near Olympic Park over air quality fears An east London community is fighting plans for a concrete factory close to their homes amid complaints their air is already being blighted by dust clouds from an existing plant....
17:34, 05/30/2019

Olympic dream lost to cancer, Tatiana Suarez has refocused her pursuit of gold Tatiana Suarez was headed toward Olympic glory in wrestling until cancer stopped her in her tracks. Now she is on a new path in the UFC, dominating everyone in her way....
16:17, 06/06/2019

Mo Farah calls time on track return and targets 2020 Olympic marathon • Briton concedes he may never run a track race again• Farah beat Andy Butchart in Vitality London 10kmMo Farah has conceded he will almost certainly never run a track race again and said his sights are now firmly on running the Olympic marathon in T...
21:34, 05/27/2019

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in Tokyo will work from home for two weeks as part of a trial of measures designed to reduce congestio...
09:34, 07/16/2019

Olympic greats Bubka, Popov deny Rio 2016 vote-buying claims Olympic gold medalists Sergey Bubka and Alexander Popov are denying claims made in a Brazilian court they were paid to vote for Rio de Janeiro's winning bid to host the 2016 Summer Games       ...
13:00, 07/05/2019

Breakdancing is one step closer to becoming an Olympic sport at 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris The International Olympic Committee voted in favor of adding breakdancing as a competitive sport for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.       ...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Caster Semenya: Olympic 800m champion files appeal to Swiss court Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners....
21:51, 05/29/2019

Swedish PM Lofven says country ready to host 2026 Winter Olympic Games Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven made a last-minute effort to back Stockholm's 2026 Winter Olympics bid on Sunday, saying his country was ready to host the Games and deliver on its promises should the International Olympic Committee pick it....
20:00, 06/23/2019

Olympic champion Caster Semenya loses landmark case on testosterone levels Athletes with differences in sexual development (DSDs) will now have to take medication in order to compete in events ranging from 400-metres to a mile....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in the city....
18:00, 07/16/2019

China Mengniu Dairy, Coca-Cola sign Olympic deal to 2032 China Mengniu Dairy and Coca-Cola have signed a multi-year global Olympic deal as joint beverages and dairy sponsors starting from 2021 until 2032, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday....
11:34, 06/24/2019

Celtics hiring Kara Lawson, former WNBA, Olympic champ, as assistant coach Kara Lawson joins Brad Stevens' NBA coaching staff in Boston after a 12-year WNBA career and time as analyst for the Wizards and ESPN.       ...
07:51, 06/28/2019

Nintendo announces 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2' at E3, 'Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Nintendo announced a number of new games coming to the Switch console during its E3 Direct presentation including a sequel to "Zelda: Breath of the Wild."...
11:00, 06/12/2019

Tucson’s Judah Sung wins Gold Medal at Jr. Olympic National Championships RENO, NV – Proud Tucsonan Judah Sung (17) from Gymnastics World Central won the Floor Exercise Gold Medal at the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships in “Level 10 17-yr division”.  Judah Sung, who’s an 11th gra...
13:51, 05/07/2019

Delmonico’s 3-run HR in 9th lifts White Sox over Red Sox 6-4 CHICAGO (AP) — After nearly fouling out on the first pitch he saw, Nicky Delmonico took advantage of a second chance. Delmonico hit a three-run homer with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Chicago White Sox a 6-4 victory over the ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Court rules Olympic runner Caster Semenya must use hormone-suppressing drugs to compete The decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport will force the South African to follow IAAF guidelines in suppressing her natural testosterone levels in order to compete....
14:51, 05/01/2019

Breaking news: Street dance moves closer to Olympic debut at Paris 2024 Breaking among four sports Paris looks to add for 2024 programFinal decision on added sports to be made in December 2020Breakdancing, known as breaking in Olympic circles, moved a step closer to the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, and now organizers can lo...
22:17, 06/25/2019

Ex-NBA star Lamar Odom admits to using prosthetic penis to cheat Olympic drug test NBA champion Lamar Odom revealed in his upcoming memoir, "Darkness to Light," that he cheated a drug test in order to play for USA Basketball.        ...
18:17, 05/18/2019

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves drowning man after wind pushed him off unicorn float Olympic medal-winning swimmer Filippo Magnini put his swimming skills to good use outside of the pool Sunday when he conveniently saved a man who was drowning nearby on a Italian beach. ...
20:34, 07/11/2019

Olympic Channel documentary to shine spotlight on gymnastics hopefuls for 2020 Tokyo Games 'All Around' follows American Morgan Hurd and two other gymnasts as they prepare for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Go behind the scenes.       ...
19:51, 07/09/2019

Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya loses appeal against IAAF testosterone rules Two-time Olympic champion runner Caster Semenya lost her appeal Wednesday against International Association of Athletics Federations rules designed to decrease high testosterone levels in some female runners....
22:34, 05/01/2019

Caster Semenya: Olympic champion temporarily cleared to compete without medication by Swiss court Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in her preferred 800m event without taking medication to lower her testosterone levels as she awaits the result of an appeal against an IAAF ruling....
00:34, 06/04/2019

Chavis lifts Red Sox over Rockies 6-5 in 10 innings J.D. Martinez homered in his third straight game, rookie Michael Chavis singled home the winning run in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox recovered after blowing a five-run lead to beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5       &#...
05:51, 05/16/2019

Facebook lifts some restrictions on blockchain ads Facebook is further loosening its limitations on blockchain ads... if only somewhat. As of May 8th, the social network will no longer require pre-approval for ads tied to blockchain tech, news, education or events linked to cryptocurrency. While ma...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Botswana lifts ban on hunting elephants Country with Africa’s largest elephant population says its growth is affecting farmersBotswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting, saying the population has increased and farmers’ livelihoods are being affected, in a move likely to trigger outrag...
13:17, 05/23/2019

Arcia’s 3-run homer lifts Brewers to 4-2 win over M’s MILWAUKEE (AP) — Orlando Arcia hit a three-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers avoided a three-game sweep with a 4-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday. Chase Anderson (4-2) bounced back after he allowed six runs in his previous start. Anderso...
04:17, 06/28/2019

Undented Rask lifts Bruins to first ECF since '13 Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask capped a masterful series with a clutch Game 6 performance, helping Boston blank the Blue Jackets 3-0 on Monday night on their way to the Eastern Conference finals....
08:51, 05/07/2019

| Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting Botswana, home to almost one-third of Africa's elephants, has lifted a ban on elephant hunting, saying the population had increased and farmers' livelihoods were being impacted....
14:17, 05/23/2019

Rizzo’s 2-run HR in 9th lifts Cubs over Dodgers 2-1 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night. The Cubs blew early leads and got outscore...
08:17, 06/16/2019

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting Botswana has scrapped its ban on elephant hunting, citing an increase in conflicts between elephants and humans during the five years the rule was in place....
00:00, 05/24/2019

Caster Semenya: IAAF vows to fight on after Swiss court hands Olympic champion reprieve The IAAF has pledged to take the fight to Caster Semenya after a Swiss court gave the two-times Olympic champion a temporary reprieve to continue competing without hormone-suppressing drugs....
15:00, 06/04/2019

FA claim Robert Snodgrass swore at doping officials on 'balance of probability' – but was it mistaken identity? West Ham midfielder Robert Snodgrass swore at anti-doping officials before allegedly claiming it might have been Andy Carroll because of his northern accent....
13:51, 05/23/2019

Iran says it is ready to negotiate if U.S. lifts sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security issues....
07:00, 07/15/2019

Freeman’s HR lifts Braves to 4-3 win over Brewers in 10th ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman led off the 10th inning with a home run into the right-field seats, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. The Braves recovered to win their fourth straight game after Luke...
06:00, 05/19/2019

Kingery’s 3-run homer lifts Phillies over D’Backs 7-4 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Kingery hit a three-run homer, Jake Arrieta threw six effective innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-4 on Tuesday night. Arrieta (6-5) allowed three runs and six hits for his second win in ei...
05:00, 06/12/2019

ICANN lifts price caps on .org domains The internet registration outfit ICANN has agreed to remove price restrictions on .org domain names despite community outcry over the move.Now the manager of .org domains, Public Interest Registry, will be able to charge as much as it wants for these...
04:17, 07/03/2019

President Trump lifts US ban on Huawei at G20 summit In typical Art of the Deal fashion, Donald Trump has reportedly discussed the US Huawei ban with the president of China and has decided to change his mind and allow US companies to sell goods to Huawei once again....
19:51, 06/29/2019

García’s homer lifts White Sox over Yankees 5-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Leury García hit a tiebreaking solo homer off Adam Ottavino in the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Thursday night. García looked at two called strikes from Ottavino (2-2) before bat...
10:34, 06/14/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting communal violence....
10:51, 04/30/2019

Benintendi’s homer in 12th lifts Red Sox over Orioles 2-1 BALTIMORE (AP) — Andrew Benintendi homered in the 12th inning, and the Boston Red Sox received a masterful pitching performance from Chris Sale and a game-saving catch from Jackie Bradley Jr. in a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday n...
06:51, 05/09/2019

Hernandez’s 2-run homer lifts Phillies over Cardinals 4-3 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cesar Hernandez hit a go-ahead two-run homer, Nick Pivetta threw five tough innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the slumping St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Tuesday night. Paul Goldschmidt and Marcell Ozuna hit homers in the first ...
07:51, 05/29/2019

Reyes’ 3-run homer lifts Padres to 8-7 win vs Brewers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Franmil Reyes hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh and Eric Hosmer added a two-run shot for the San Diego Padres, who overcame three homers by the Milwaukee Brewers in an 8-7 win Wednesday for a three-game sweep. Reyes̵...
03:51, 06/20/2019

Will Smith’s 1st career HR lifts Dodgers over Phillies 4-3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith hit a towering, tiebreaking home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 4-3 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday night in a matchup of division leaders and the two bes...
13:00, 06/02/2019

MLB roundup: Pinch-hit HR lifts Braves over Nats in 10 Johan Camargo hit a two-run, pinch-hit homer in the top of the 10th inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 4-3 win over the host Washington Nationals on Sunday....
11:34, 06/24/2019

Hernández walk-off, single lifts Red Sox over White Sox 6-5 BOSTON (AP) — Marco Hernández beat out an infield single with the bases loaded in the ninth and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Monday night. It was the second straight walk-off victory at home for Boston, which has wo...
07:17, 06/25/2019

'Fearless' Curry lifts Warriors with 33 in 2nd half After going scoreless in the first half, Stephen Curry exploded for 33 points in the final two quarters, including 23 in the fourth, to carry the Kevin Durant-less Warriors to a Game 6 victory....
12:17, 05/11/2019

Arcia's homer lifts Brewers over Mariners Orlando Arcia hit a three-run homer as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the visiting Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Thursday afternoon to salvage the finale of a three-game interleague series....
06:00, 06/28/2019

Alonso’s 2-run homer lifts Mets to 7-6 win vs Padres SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Pete Alonso got his revenge against San Diego by hitting a 449-foot, two-run home run with no outs in the ninth inning to lift the New York Mets to a 7-6 victory over the Padres on Tuesday night. Alonso celebrated his monster ...
08:17, 05/08/2019

3-run seventh lifts Wake Forest 7-4 past FSU in ACC DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest scored go-ahead runs on two bases-loaded walks and a passed ball in the seventh inning to outlast No. 6 Florida State 7-4 on Tuesday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Bobby Seymour and DJ Poteet scored...
03:17, 05/22/2019

AI Chip Boom Lifts, Tests Nvidia Nvidia is facing new threats to its market dominance in chips built for artificial intelligence as rivals enter the race to power everything from customer-service chatbots to robotic lawn mowers....
03:51, 05/20/2019

Bamboozled! Segura’s 3-run HR lifts Phillies over Mets 6-3 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jean Segura had no problem with three water coolers being dumped on his head after a big hit off his former teammate. Segura ripped a three-run, walk-off homer against Edwin Díaz moments after Maikel Franco hit a tying, two-run sh...
23:34, 06/27/2019

Acosta lifts DC United to 1-1 draw with Earthquakes Luciano Acosta scored a putback in the 67th minute and D.C. United finished with a 1-1 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes        ...
05:17, 06/02/2019

Labour lifts suspension of MP embroiled in antisemitism row Labour has lifted the suspension of MP Chris Williamson, who claimed the party had been "too apologetic" about its handling of antisemitism allegations....
21:51, 06/26/2019

Review: ‘The Little Prince’ Travels the Universe but Never Lifts Off Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s beloved novella for BalletX doesn’t elevate the production beyond a story staged as a dance....
22:51, 07/11/2019

Anand Mahindra Can "Breath Normally Again" As Chandrayaan 2 Lifts Off The successful launch of India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 drew applause from across the world. In a tweet, businessman Anand Mahindra also congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation......
14:51, 07/22/2019

Vogelbach’s homer lifts Mariners to first interleague win MILWAUKEE (AP) — Daniel Vogelbach hit a two-run homer to lift the Seattle Mariners to an 8-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night for their first interleague win in five tries this season. Marco Gonzales (9-6) pitched five innings to earn ...
09:34, 06/26/2019

Where to buy in east London: Stratford's Olympic success spreading to neighbouring areas with 33,000 new homes and the next Chiltern Firehouse Seven years on from the 2012 Games and five from the opening of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford is fizzing with development, spilling over and into the Lea Valley....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Olympic champion Caster Semenya wins Doha Diamond League 800m after losing testosterone appeal Double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has won her final race over the distance before controversial new IAAF testosterone regulations come into place....
22:00, 05/03/2019

Celtics hire Kara Lawson, 2008 Olympic gold medalist and former Tennessee and WNBA star, per report Kara Lawson joins Brad Stevens' staff in Boston after a 12-year WNBA career and time as an analyst for the Washington Wizards and ESPN.       ...
23:51, 06/27/2019

Reyes’ homer lifts Paddack, Padres to 2-1 win over Arizona SAN DIEGO (AP) — Franmil Reyes hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to lift rookie Chris Paddack and the San Diego Padres to a 2-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. The Padres snapped a three-game losing streak that had ...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Gutierrez lifts SKC past Crew to stop skid Felipe Gutierrez scored and Tim Melia made four saves when Sporting Kansas City ended a four-game winless streak with a 1-0 defeat of the Columbus Crew at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday....
06:00, 06/24/2019

Haseley's first hit lifts scrambling Phils over Padres 7-5 Adam Haseley drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning with his first big league hit, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied from a three-run deficit to beat the San Diego Padres 7-5        ...
02:51, 06/06/2019

Trump lifts curbs on E15 gasoline to help farmers, angering Big Oil The Trump administration on Friday lifted restrictions on the sale of higher ethanol blends of gasoline, keeping a campaign promise to farmers suffering from the trade war with China but drawing a legal threat from the oil industry....
00:34, 06/01/2019

McCowan’s layup at buzzer lifts Fever to win over Liberty NEW YORK (AP) — Teaira McCowan’s layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Trailing by one after Tina Charles made two free throws with seven seco...
05:51, 05/25/2019

Hosmer's 2-run homer lifts Padres over Diamondbacks, 3-2 Eric Hosmer's two-run, opposite-field home run off Zack Greinke highlighted the three-run sixth inning that carried the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks        ...
09:34, 05/22/2019

Rhys Hoskins’ 3-run homer lifts Phillies over Nationals 4-2 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins hit a three-run homer, Jerad Eickhoff threw five crisp innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Friday night. After Kurt Suzuki went deep off Seranthony Dominguez (3-0) to give the Na...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Goldschmidt's 3-run homer lifts Cardinals over Pirates 6-5 Paul Goldschmidt hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off Michael Feliz in the seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Pittsburgh 6-5, dealing the Pirates their fifth loss in six games       ...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Girelli’s hat trick lifts Italy into next round of World Cup REIMS, France (AP) — Cristiana Girelli scored a hat trick to put Italy into the second round of the Women’s World Cup with a 5-0 victory over Jamaica on Friday. It was Italy’s second hat trick at the World Cup, as Girelli joined Carolina ...
20:17, 06/14/2019

German court lifts city’s ban on burkini swimsuits BERLIN (AP) — A German court has lifted a city’s ban on the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit used by some Muslim women. Wearing the garments in municipal pools in the western city of Koblenz was forbidden at the beginning of this year afte...
16:00, 06/14/2019

7-run ninth inning lifts Creighton over Michigan in NCAA CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Will Hanafan’s two-run single capped Creighton’s seven-run ninth inning and the No. 2 seed Bluejays beat Michigan 11-7 on Sunday night to avoid elimination in the NCAA Tournament’s Corvallis regional. The team...
08:51, 06/03/2019

Election Commission Lifts Model Code Of Conduct The model code of conduct, which came into force on March 10 when the Lok Sabha election was announced, was lifted with immediate effect, the Election Commission said on Sunday....
18:34, 05/26/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on Venezuelan general who broke with Maduro The United States is lifting economic sanctions on a former Venezuelan general who turned against President Nicolas Maduro in an action it hopes will lead other Maduro military allies to follow suit, Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday....
00:34, 05/08/2019

IOC Lifts India's International Events Hosting Restrictions The IOC had decided to "suspend all discussions" with India regarding hosting of global sporting events after Pakistani shooters were not issued visas for the World Cup held in New Delhi in February......
20:17, 06/20/2019

Boeing's MAX Grounding Lifts Firms That Rent Out Airplanes The global grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners has upended air travel, but one little-noticed corner of the aviation industry is benefiting from the problems: companies that rent out planes and staff....
18:00, 06/06/2019

US lifts sanctions for Venezuelan general who defied Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The U.S. has lifted sanctions on a top Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolás Maduro, trying to help the opposition regain momentum in the face of a government crackdown following last week’s failed ...
06:17, 05/08/2019

US Lifts Steel, Aluminum Tariffs On Canada, Mexico US President Donald Trump on Friday announced a deal to lift US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico that had created friction between the neighbors and blocked a new North......
06:34, 05/18/2019

Late lifts, The Rock and why Giannis is envious of Pat Connaughton While Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks into a matchup against the Celtics, "Playoff Pat" showed he can be more than a journeyman with impressive hops....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Gurriel’s homer in 10th lifts Astros to 2-1 win over Seattle HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Friday night. Gurriel hit a 2-2 pitch from Matt Festa (0-2) off the facade in left field for his eighth homer. Houston&#...
07:17, 06/29/2019

U.S. Lifts Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Canada and Mexico (WASHINGTON) — The United States has agreed to remove steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada in what was a key roadblock to a new trade deal and a sore point in relations. Canada, in turn, has agreed to scrap the tariffs it imposed in retaliation...
20:34, 05/17/2019

European stocks hit by Iran tensions; M&A lifts tech European shares dipped early on Tuesday, as investors shied away from riskier assets in the face of a new round of U.S. sanctions against Iran and doubts over whether Washington and Beijing will make any progress on trade at a G20 summit this week....
10:51, 06/25/2019

Ohtani’s two-run single in the ninth lifts Angels past A’s OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit a tiebreaking two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels snapped Oakland’s longest winning streak in 13 years at 10 games with a 6-4 victory Tuesday night. The Angels we...
07:51, 05/29/2019

As Chandrayaan-2 Lifts Off Sunday Night, President Will Be At Sriharikota India's most ambitious space mission yet, Chandrayaan-2, which hopes to place a robotic rover on the moon, will be launched on July 15. President Ram Nath Kovind will witness the launch of the......
02:51, 07/10/2019

Rizzo's 2-run homer in 9th lifts Cubs over Dodgers 2-1 Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers       ...
02:17, 06/17/2019

IOC lifts ban on Kuwait ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games Kuwaiti athletes will compete at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics under their country's flag after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday lifted its suspension of the nations after almost four years....
20:34, 07/05/2019

UnitedHealth Lifts Profit Targets on Stronger Sales UnitedHealth Group raised its 2019 earnings targets after reporting a strong first half of the year, driven by broader sales growth in premiums, products and services....
18:34, 07/18/2019

Promise of Rate Cuts Lifts Range of Assets Stocks and government bonds aren’t the only assets getting a boost from an expected wave of central bank easing. The Swiss franc, gold and emerging markets are strengthening as well....
15:00, 07/23/2019

MLB roundup: Braun lifts Brewers over Mets in 18th Ryan Braun's two-run single with one out in the bottom of the 18th inning Saturday night finally capped a marathon game and lifted the host Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 win over the New York Mets....
11:34, 05/05/2019

Arcia’s 2nd HR, 2-run drive in 13th, lifts Brewers over Bucs PITTSBURGH (AP) — Orlando Arcia hit his second homer of the game, a two-run drive in the 13th inning that sent the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-10 on Saturday night. Both teams blew late leads before Arcia connected with two outs ...
05:51, 06/02/2019

Tradition: Comeback lifts Yanks to London sweep of Red Sox LONDON (AP) — Gary Sánchez hit a go-ahead, two-run single in a nine-run seventh inning, and the New York Yankees overcome a four-run deficit to beat the Boston Red Sox 12-8 Sunday for a two-game sweep of the groundbreaking, high-scoring trip across t...
00:17, 07/01/2019

D'Arnaud 3 HRs, 3-run drive in 9th lifts Rays over Yanks 5-4 Travis d'Arnaud hit three home runs, including a startling, three-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning off Aroldis Chapman, and the Tampa Bay Rays overcame their Yankee Stadium woes to beat New York 5-4       ...
07:51, 07/16/2019

Kinsler's 3-run homer lifts Padres to 4-3 win vs Pirates Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, three-run home run for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 while setting the major league record by going 8,020 games without a no-hitter since their inception        ...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Goldschmidt’s homer in 11th lifts Cardinals over Marlins 2-1 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 2-1 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. Dexter Fowler had an RBI single in the sixth for the Cardina...
07:17, 06/20/2019

Renfroe’s grand slam in 9th lifts Padres over Dodgers 8-5 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Hunter Renfroe hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning off Kenley Jansen to give the San Diego Padres a thrilling 8-5 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday and avoid a three-game sweep. Renfroe drove ...
01:34, 05/06/2019

Guldberg lifts Yellow Jackets past Wolfpack, 9-2 Michael Gulberg hit a three-run homer, his first home run of the season, and Georgia Tech advanced to the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship with a 9-2 victory against North Carolina State        ...
04:51, 05/26/2019

Cornelius’ late goal lifts Whitecaps to 1-1 draw against SKC KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Derek Cornelius scored in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time to help the Vancouver Whitecaps pull level for a 1-1 draw against 10-man Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night. Cornelius tied it for the Whitecaps (3-6...
06:00, 05/19/2019

Rooney’s late PK lifts DC United to 1-1 draw with Toronto FC WASHINGTON (AP) — Wayne Rooney scored on a penalty kick in the 92nd minute to give D.C. United a 1-1 draw with Toronto FC on Saturday night. Rooney went low and straight up the middle to beat goalkeeper Quentin Westberg for his 10th goal of the seaso...
08:51, 06/30/2019

Dan Loeb’s pitch to break up Sony lifts stock Sony shares got a boost Friday on hopes billionaire investor Dan Loeb will persuade the conglomerate to shed one of its “crown jewels.” Loeb argued in an eight-page letter to shareholders and 102-page slideshow Thursday that the tech-and-entertainmen...
04:51, 06/15/2019

Hometown hero Maroon lifts Blues in Game 7 OT Pat Maroon's goal pushed the Blues past the Stars and into the Western Conference finals on Tuesday night in what was a record third series this postseason to go to a Game 7 overtime....
15:51, 05/08/2019

Straw’s 3B in 14th lifts Astros over pesky Mariners 8-7 SEATTLE (AP) — Myles Straw led off the 14th inning with a triple and scored on Yuli Gurriel’s sacrifice fly, and the Houston Astros outlasted the pesky Seattle Mariners 8-7 Thursday night in the longest game of the season by innings for both te...
05:51, 06/07/2019

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for a vacation there visa-free....
04:51, 06/17/2019

Mendoza lifts Florida St. past LSU 5-4 in 12th for CWS berth BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Drew Mendoza’s two-out base hit to right center drove home Mike Salvatore from second base in the bottom of the 12th inning, lifting Florida State to a 5-4 victory over LSU that sent the Seminoles to the College World Se...
04:51, 06/10/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Travel Ban On Grieving British Groom A Briton whose bride died on their honeymoon two days after arriving in Sri Lanka will be allowed to return home after a court lifted a travel ban Wednesday....
12:34, 05/15/2019

WWC roundup: Buchanan's goal lifts Canada over Cameroon Kadeisha Buchanan scored on a header in the 45th minute as Canada edged Cameroon 1-0 in a surprisingly tight match on Monday in Group E play at the Women's World Cup in Montpellier, France....
01:51, 06/11/2019

Finlay’s goal lifts Minnesota United over Crew 1-0 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ethan Finlay scored against his former team in the 70th minute, and Minnesota United held on for a 1-0 win over the Columbus Crew on Saturday night. Romain Métanire played in a diagonal cross, which Brent Kallman headed back across...
04:34, 05/19/2019

SpaceX lifts 24 satellites into orbit after 'most difficult launch' A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday, putting 24 experimental satellites into orbit after what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of its "most difficult" launches ever....
07:17, 06/26/2019

Castellanos’ stunner lifts NYCFC to 2-2 draw with Crew COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Valentín Castellanos scored the tying goal with a 35-yard shot in the 76th minute and New York City FC held on for a 2-2 draw with the Columbus Crew on Saturday night. NYCFC (4-1-8) extended its unbeaten streak to an MLS-best ni...
05:51, 06/02/2019

Brazil lifts suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's government said on Thursday it has lifted a suspension of beef exports to China after dealing with an atypical case of mad cow disease, sending shares of Marfrig Global Foods, Minerva SA and other Brazilian meatpackers soaring....
21:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. Lifts Sanctions on Venezuelan General Who Broke Ranks With Maduro The Trump administration lifted sanctions on a Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolás Maduro’s regime in an effort to encourage others to do the same, and warned Venezuela’s top judges of consequences if they don’t back opposition ...
03:17, 05/08/2019

Blaum’s grand slam lifts Texas A&M over West Virginia 11-10 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bryce Blaum’s grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted Texas A&M to an 11-10 victory over West Virginia in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Sunday. Second-seeded Texas A&M (39-22-1) stormed back from a 9-1...
03:17, 06/03/2019

First Suits Are Filed Over Seized Cuban Properties After U.S. Lifts a Waiver Two U.S. citizens sued cruise operator Carnival in the first application of a long-dormant law allowing U.S. nationals to pursue legal action against foreign entities doing business in Cuba on property confiscated by the Castro regime....
08:17, 05/03/2019

McCowan's layup at buzzer lifts Fever to win over Liberty Teaira McCowan's layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty in the season opener for both teams        ...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Flores’ 13th-inning single lifts Diamondbacks over Rays, 3-2 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wilmer Flores snapped a 13th-inning tie with an RBI single, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks end a three-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday. Eduardo Escobar made up for a crucial thr...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Castillo's 2-run double lifts Marlins past Phillies 5-3 Wilkin Castillo hit a go-ahead two-run double in the seventh inning in his first game back in the majors in 10 years, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 5-3 victory over the struggling Philadelphia Phillies       ...
01:34, 06/23/2019

Norvell Jr.'s late 3 lifts Lakers to big comeback victory Zach Norvell Jr. made a 3-pointer with four seconds to lift the Los Angeles Lakers over Sacramento Kings 99-97 after the Lakers trailed by 21 points earlier in the fourth quarter       ...
02:00, 07/04/2019

Martinez lifts Boston 9-4; Rays pitch position player down 5 J.D. Martinez homered and drove in four runs, including an RBI double in the ninth inning following Tampa Bay's curious decision to put a position player on the mound, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Rays 9-4       ...
14:34, 07/23/2019

Garcia’s RBI single in 10th lifts Oklahoma St. to title game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alix Garcia singled in the bottom of the 10th inning to score Andrew Navigato, and Oklahoma State defeated TCU 7-6 on Sunday to advance to the Big 12 Tournament title game. With Oklahoma State trailing 6-5, Christian Funk led off...
20:00, 05/26/2019

Arcia's 2nd HR, 2-run drive in 13th, lifts Brewers over Bucs Orlando Arcia hit his second homer of the game, a two-run drive in the 13th inning that sent the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-10        ...
05:17, 06/02/2019

Piscotty homer in 13th lifts A's past Reds 5-4 Stephen Piscotty homered leading off the bottom of the 13th inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Wednesday night.        ...
10:34, 05/09/2019

Hernández walk-off, single lifts Red Sox over White Sox 6-5 Marco Hernández beats out an infield single with the bases loaded in ninth, Boston Red Sox rallies to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5       ...
07:00, 06/25/2019

Canha’s pinch-hit homer off Bauer lifts A’s past Indians 5-3 CLEVELAND (AP) — Pinch-hitter Mark Canha’s two-run homer off struggling Cleveland starter Trevor Bauer in the third inning sent the Oakland Athletics to their fifth straight win, 5-3 over the Indians on Tuesday night. Canha replaced injured slu...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Reyes' homer lifts Paddack, Padres to 2-1 win over Arizona Franmil Reyes hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to lift rookie Chris Paddack and the San Diego Padres to a 2-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks        ...
07:51, 05/21/2019

Boeing lifts 20-year industry demand forecast to $6.8 trillion Boeing Co raised its rolling 20-year industry forecast for passenger aircraft by 3% on Monday, fueled by strong air traffic predictions, though global geopolitical and economic risks could upset the rosy outlook....
15:51, 06/17/2019

Bunbury’s late goal lifts Revolution past Dynamo 2-1 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Teal Bunbury scored in the first minute of stoppage time to give the New England Revolution a 2-1 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night. New England had four in the box when Juan Fernando Calcedo sent the ball lef...
08:51, 06/30/2019

Iran is ready to talk if the US lifts sanctions, says President Rouhani "We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks with America today, right now and anywhere," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday....
04:34, 07/15/2019

| Trump lifts steel, aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico President Donald Trump on Friday announced a deal to lift US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico that had created friction between the neighbors and blocked a new North American free trade agreement....
08:34, 05/19/2019

Braun's 6th hit of night lifts Brewers past Mets 4-3 in 18 Ryan Braun's career-high sixth hit, a two-run single with one out in the 18th inning, lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 comeback victory over the New York Mets in the longest game in Miller Park history        ...
10:17, 05/05/2019

Bundy takes 2-hitter into 8th, lifts Orioles past Rays 3-0 Dylan Bundy took a two-hitter into the eighth inning, Dwight Smith Jr. homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 for a rare win at home        ...
05:00, 05/05/2019

Springer's single in 10th lifts Astros over Angels 11-10 George Springer hit a game-ending, RBI single in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Angels 11-10 after a violent collision at home plate knocked Los Angeles catcher Jonathan Lucroy out of the game       ...
03:00, 07/08/2019

Donaldson's 9th-inning single lifts Braves over Nats 4-3 Josh Donaldson's bases-loaded single off Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning lifted the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 4-3 after Luke Jackson allowed a tying, two-run homer to Victor Robles in the top half     ...
07:51, 07/20/2019

Goldschmidt's homer in 11th lifts Cardinals over Marlins 2-1 Paul Goldschmidt hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 2-1 victory over the Miami Marlins       ...
07:17, 06/20/2019

U.S. military lifts troop curfew in South Korea in 90-day test The commander of U.S. Forces Korea lifted a 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. curfew for military personnel that will be re-evaluated in 90 days, with the decision riding on the behavior of troops during the test....
19:51, 06/18/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Social Media Ban Implemented After Easter Bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Tuesday lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings, a sign of security easing even as a Cabinet minister said he and others had received intelligence that th...
16:00, 04/30/2019

L Brands Lifts Outlook on Strength of Bath & Body Works Victoria’s Secret owner L Brands raised its profit outlook for the year as the retailer beat overall sales targets in the latest quarter thanks to Bath & Body Works....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Chandrayaan 2 Lifts Off; "Bounced Back With Flying Colours," Says ISRO The giant heavy-lift rocket carrying India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from its launch pad at Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota at 2:43 pm today. India's space scientists had a narrow......
14:17, 07/22/2019

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings Sri Lanka's president ordered an end to the country's temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombings on Easter Sunday left more than 250 people dead. According to the New York Times, the government ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

China to Insist U.S. Lifts Huawei Ban as Part of Trade Truce Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to present President Trump with a set of terms the U.S. should meet before Beijing is ready to settle a market-rattling trade confrontation, raising questions of whether the two leaders will agree to relaunch talks....
12:17, 06/27/2019

Israel lifts safety measures after Hamas ceasefire offer After militant group Hamas seemingly offered a ceasefire following weekend attacks, Israel has drawn back its protective measures. Hundreds of rockets were fired into Israel over the weekend, prompting schools to close....
09:34, 05/06/2019

Iran ready to talk if U.S. lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday....
09:51, 07/15/2019

North Carolina university lifts curfew after shooting that killed two Several people seriously wounded at UNC Charlotte campusSuspect Trystan Andrew Terrell, 22, taken into custodyThe University of North Carolina at Charlotte lifted a campus lockdown on Wednesday morning, a day after a gunman killed two people and woun...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Gamel’s 10th-inning homer lifts Brewers over Braves, 3-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Ben Gamel led off the 10th inning with a home run against Wes Parsons, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers over the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Sunday. All five runs in the game came on homers. Gamel’s drive off Parsons (1-2) reached the fou...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Villar slam, Means’ pitching lifts Orioles past Red Sox 4-1 BALTIMORE (AP) — Jonathan Villar hit a grand slam, John Means handcuffed Boston’s torrid offense over seven innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Red Sox 4-1 Monday night. Villar connected in the second inning off Josh Smith (0-1), who was...
05:51, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 4-SpaceX lifts 24 satellites into orbit after 'most difficult launch' A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday, putting 24 experimental satellites into orbit after what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of its "most difficult" launches ever....
00:51, 06/26/2019

Carpenter’s single in the 10th lifts Cardinals past Cubs 2-1 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter hit a game-ending single against an unusual defensive alignment in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Friday night. The Cardinals won back-to-back games for the first time since A...
06:00, 06/01/2019

Champions League: Jürgen Klopp lifts Liverpool to new heights An incredible 4-0 win for his Liverpool side over Barcelona sends Jürgen Klopp to his second consecutive final. While Klopp continues to impress, the other German left in the Champions League had a night to forget....
12:34, 05/08/2019

Maroon’s OT goal lifts Blues past Stars in Game 7 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pat Maroon scored 5:50 into the second overtime, Jordan Binnington made 29 saves and the St. Louis Blues outlasted the Dallas Stars 2-1 in Game 7 of their Western Conference semifinal playoff series Tuesday night. Maroon slammed the ...
08:17, 05/08/2019

Riddle's homer in 11th lifts Marlins over Cardinals, 7-6 JT Riddle hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, Zac Gallen was effective in his major league debut and the Miami Marlins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-6       ...
07:17, 06/21/2019

Ottawa will exempt oilsands from new reviews unless Kenney lifts emissions cap The list indicates new in situ oilsands projects won't have to go through the new review as long the hard cap imposed by former Premier Rachel Notley stays in place....
22:34, 05/01/2019

Silva's volley lifts RSL to 1-1 draw with Minnesota United Marcelo Silva tied it in the 71st minute and Real Salt Lake held on for a 1-1 draw, ending Minnesota United's four-game winning streak       ...
13:51, 07/21/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on Venezuelan general who broke with Maduro: Pence Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday that the United States has lifted sanctions on Venezuelan General Manuel Cristopher Figuera, the former chief of the South American country's intelligence service, who last week turned against President Nicol...
22:34, 05/07/2019

Maroon's 2nd-OT goal lifts Blues past Stars in Game 7 Pat Maroon scored the winner 5:50 into double overtime as the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Western Conference final with a 2-1 victory over the visiting Dallas Stars in a thrilling Game 7 on Tuesday night....
16:17, 05/08/2019

Sir Michael Stoute is all smiles as Mustashry lifts Newbury’s Lockinge • Six-year-old aimed at Royal Ascot following Group One victory• Willie Mullins gains big Auteuil win with Benie Des DieuxIn common with the Eurovision Song Contest the Lockinge Stakes is always great fun but seldom has long-term implications and sho...
20:17, 05/18/2019

Gurriel's homer in 10th lifts Astros to 2-1 win over Seattle Yuli Gurriel hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1       ...
07:17, 06/29/2019

Mexico City lifts pollution alert as air quality improves MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s capital has lifted a pollution alert in effect since Wednesday saying the concentration of tiny particles in the air had fallen significantly. The environmental commission for the metropolitan area of some 20 million...
04:00, 05/18/2019

Sri Lanka lifts ban on social media, security remains tight The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumors after the Easter Sunday bombings, a source from the president's office said on Tuesday....
08:34, 04/30/2019

Naquin’s pinch-hit single in 9th lifts Indians past Mariners CLEVELAND (AP) — Pinch-hitter Tyler Naquin’s two-out single in the ninth inning drove in the winning run and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Friday night. Naquin, batting for Jordan Luplow, grounded the first pitch fr...
09:00, 05/04/2019

U.S.-based engineers' body lifts curbs on Huawei employees The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) said on Monday curbs on employees of Huawei Technologies and its subsidiaries have been lifted, and they would be allowed to participate in a peer review process for its research papers....
05:34, 06/03/2019

European shares dip on trade, German 5G auction lifts telecom index European shares dipped on Thursday, tracking Asian markets lower after more violent protests in Hong Kong and weighed down by doubts over the United States and China's ability to reach a trade deal any time soon....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Goldschmidt's grand slam in 10th lifts Cards by Pirates 6-5 Paul Goldschmidt hit his fifth career grand slam in the top of the 10th and the St. Louis Cardinals held on for a 6-5 victory over the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates       ...
14:34, 07/23/2019

Fed cheer lifts Asian shares, leaves dollar on back foot Asian shares advanced on Wednesday after comments from Federal Reserve officials suggested a U.S. rate cut this year was on the cards, boosting investor sentiment and pushing the dollar lower....
09:17, 06/05/2019

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission lifts off a week after aborted launch With first mission to land on lunar south pole, India aims to join club comprising Russia, the US and ChinaIndia’s mission to the moon has blasted into space one week after a technical glitch forced scientists to abruptly halt its scheduled launch.Th...
12:00, 07/22/2019

Dos Santos early goal lifts Galaxy past Orlando City 1-0 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan dos Santos scored in the 19th minute, David Bingham made six saves for his fourth shutout and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat Orlando City 1-0 on Friday night to end a four-game losing streak. The Galaxy (8-5-1) played their...
04:17, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Crane lifts sunken tour boat out of Danube River BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the fatal Danube River boating accident in Hungary’s capital (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Workers in Hungary have raised out of the Danube River a sunken tour boat involved in a deadly accident last month....
14:51, 06/11/2019

Trusty scores late goal, lifts Union past Minnesota 3-2 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Auston Trusty scored in 86th minute and the Philadelphia Union moved to the top of the Eastern Conference with a 3-2 victory over Minnesota United on Sunday. Trusty beat defender Brent Kallman to Ilsinho’s volley, made a ...
03:17, 06/03/2019

Roldan's early strike lifts Sounders past Dynamo 1-0 Crisitan Roldan scored from outside the penalty area for the second straight week, lifting the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo in a meeting between two of the top teams in the Western Conference       &...
11:17, 05/12/2019

Vatican lifts immunity of Paris envoy: French foreign ministry The Vatican has lifted the diplomatic immunity of its envoy in France, the French foreign ministry said on Monday, opening the way for Archbishop Luigi Ventura to be questioned by prosecutors over accusations of sexual molestation....
21:17, 07/08/2019

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after weekend quake, no damage reported There were no reports on Monday of major damage in Indonesia from a weekend earthquake of magnitude 6.9 off the northeastern coast of the island of Sulawesi, and authorities lifted a tsunami warning....
07:34, 07/08/2019

Watch: Marco Hernandez's pinch-hit home run lifts Red Sox over Blue Jays Boston Red Sox infielder Marco Hernandez lined a pinch-hit, go-ahead home run over the left-field wall at Rogers Centre to give the Red Sox a victory over the rival Toronto Blue Jays....
15:00, 07/05/2019

Watch: Matt Adams lifts Nationals past Marlins with 3-run bomb Washington Nationals first baseman Matt Adams spoiled an otherwise stellar outing from Miami Marlins starter Zac Gallen by crushing a sixth-inning three-run homer, sparking a 7-5 victory Wednesday at Marlins Park....
09:34, 06/27/2019

Broadcaster CME lifts 2019 core profit outlook, sees 12-14 pct growth Broadcaster Central European Media Enterprises (CME) raised its 2019 outlook on Tuesday, forecasting its core operating income before depreciation and amortisation (OIBDA) to grow 12-14 percent at constant exchange rates....
15:34, 04/30/2019

Guerrero’s homer lifts Jays, deals Yanks 3rd straight loss TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off Zack Britton in a five-run eighth inning, Randal Grichuk had a pair of homers and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Yankees 11-7 on Wednesday night and send New York to ...
06:51, 06/06/2019

Norsk Hydro eyes Brazil progress as court lifts one of two embargoes A Brazilian federal court has lifted one of two production embargoes on a key plant owned by Norwegian metals maker Norsk Hydro, the company said on Thursday, raising hopes that full production can soon resume....
12:00, 05/16/2019

Vatican lifts diplomatic immunity for envoy facing assault claims Move clears way for papal nuncio Luigi Ventura to face criminal chargesThe Vatican has waived diplomatic immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault.The move – an indication of the Vatican’s tougher approach to sex...
17:17, 07/09/2019

Fouts’ 3-hitter lifts Alabama past Arizona, into WCWS semis OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Montana Fouts pitched a complete-game shutout, and Alabama defeated Arizona 2-0 in a Women’s College World Series elimination game on Saturday night. Fouts, a freshman, gave up three hits and struck out nine. Bailey Hemphil...
13:00, 06/02/2019

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
17:17, 05/25/2019

Verdugo's bases-loaded walk lifts Dodgers over Padres Alex Verdugo drew a bases-loaded walk from Kirby Yates to bring in the go-ahead run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame two home runs by former teammate Manny Machado to beat the San Diego Padres 7-6   &#...
10:17, 05/05/2019

Doyle's double lifts Hornets past UC Santa Barbara, 6-4 Trevor Doyle had two hits, including a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning and Sacramento State avoided elimination with a 6-4 victory over UC Santa Barbara at the Stanford Regional        ...
04:00, 06/02/2019

Watch: Paul Goldschmidt grand slam lifts Cardinals over Pirates Paul Goldschmidt lifted the St. Louis Cardinals to a National League Central victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates by smashing a 10th-inning grand slam at PNC Park in Pittsburgh....
16:34, 07/23/2019

Trump talk of easing Huawei ban lifts suppliers' shares despite doubts U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to allow U.S. firms to sell "high tech" products to Huawei led Asian investors to snap up shares in suppliers to the Chinese smartphone maker on Monday, even as some experts wondered what had changed....
14:51, 07/01/2019

| Tanzanian press champion hopes prize 'lifts veil' on abuses A Tanzanian journalist awarded a prestigious prize for press freedom said he hoped the recognition will "lift the corner of the veil" on the plight of reporters in his homeland....
18:34, 07/17/2019

Gamel's 10th-inning homer lifts Brewers over Braves, 3-2 Ben Gamel led off the 10th inning with a home run against Wes Parsons, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers over the Atlanta Braves 3-2        ...
01:00, 05/20/2019

McCann’s bases-loaded walk lifts Braves past Cardinals in 10 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brian McCann drew a bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning and the Atlanta Braves rallied for a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night. Atlanta, which scored three runs in the ninth to tie it, has won 12 of 16 and capture...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Villar slam, Means' pitching lifts Orioles past Red Sox 4-1 Jonathan Villar hit a grand slam, John Means shackled Boston's torrid offense over seven strong innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Red Sox 4-1        ...
06:00, 05/07/2019

U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstar...
22:51, 07/01/2019

Israel army lifts restrictions, signals cease-fire with Gaza The Israeli army says it has lifted protective restrictions on residents in southern Israel, signaling a cease-fire agreement has been reached with Palestinian militants in Gaza to end the bloodiest fighting between the sides since a 2014 war....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Mongolia lifts quarantine after couple dies from eating raw marmot meat Mongolia has lifted its six-day quarantine after a couple that had eaten raw marmot meat died of suspected bubonic plague, according to a new report. The Russian couple — a 38-year-old man and his 37-year-old pregnant wife — reportedly fe...
02:17, 05/08/2019

Cordell's suicide squeeze lifts White Sox over Blue Jays 4-2 Yolmer Sanchez raced home from third base with the tiebreaking run on Ryan Cordell's suicide squeeze in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox topped the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 for their fourth win in five games     ...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Truckmaker Volvo lifts market view, picks Samsung for batteries Sweden's AB Volvo raised its market forecasts for North America and Europe on Thursday, as higher trucks and construction equipment deliveries helped it to top profit estimates....
15:34, 07/18/2019

U.S. retail sales data dents stocks, lifts Treasury yields A gauge of global equities lost ground on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields moved higher as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility the Federal Reserve could adopt a less dovish stance....
22:34, 07/16/2019

Franco's walkoff homer lifts Phillies past Nationals 4-3 Maikel Franco homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals       ...
00:34, 07/15/2019

Mitchell Starc sinks New Zealand after Usman Khawaja lifts Australia • Australia 243-9; New Zealand 157. Australia win by 86 runs• Trent Boult’s hat-trick in vain as Starc takes 5-26Be afraid, England and Wales 2019. The Aussies are coming. Or rather, the Aussies are still coming, after an 86-run defeat of a New Zeala...
00:17, 06/30/2019

Bullish Frank Lampard lifts Chelsea mood but knows he will get no favours | Dominic Fifield Former midfielder returns as manager with the express aim of making the club more competitive in the leagueThe buzzword was realism, a theme maintained whether Frank Lampard was raising the new Chelsea shirt to the pop of the flashbulbs in a cluttere...
03:17, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals in boost for trade pact The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact....
10:34, 05/18/2019

Stone lifts Canada in final seconds, Slovak fans throw coins KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Mark Stone scored with 1.8 seconds left to lift Canada over Slovakia 6-5 Monday night at the world hockey championships, prompting furious supporters of the host country to throw coins and other objects on the ice. The Canadia...
00:51, 05/14/2019

S.Korea stocks gain as trade optimism lifts tech sector; won steady Round-up of South Korean financial markets: South Korean shares climbed on Tuesday as overnight gains in U.S. semiconductor shares lifted South Korean chip giants, amid high expectations of policy easing by major central banks. The Korean won was ste...
05:51, 07/23/2019

Appeals court lifts injunctions on family planning rules, in win for Trump administration The Trump administration’s new family planning rules banning federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with patients can go into effect after a federal appeals court on Thursday lifted nationwide injunctions imposed by lower c...
23:51, 06/20/2019

India's moon mission lifts off, hopes to probe lunar south pole India launched a rocket into space on Monday in an attempt to safely land a rover on the moon, the country's most ambitious mission yet in the effort to establish itself as a low-cost space power....
14:17, 07/22/2019

Sea-Watch: Italian court lifts house arrest order for German captain Carola Rackete, the 31-year-old German captain of a migrant rescue vessel, was detained in Italy after refusing to stand down in the face of military orders. Italy had banned the Sea-Watch ship from entering its waters....
05:17, 07/03/2019

Spanish court lifts 'wolf pack' convictions from sexual abuse to rape Men who attacked woman in Pamplona have jail sentences increased to 15 yearsThe five defendants in the notorious Pamplona sexual attack case have had their prison sentences raised from nine to 15 years each after the supreme court found them guilty o...
18:34, 06/21/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on former Venezuelan intelligence chief for breaking ranks with Maduro regime The United States lifted economic sanctions on a former Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolas Maduro, Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday....
17:34, 05/08/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi extends gains as global rally lifts most of Gulf Saudi Arabia's stock market rose for a fifth straight day on Monday as most major Gulf bourses gained, reflecting positive global market sentiment after the United States and China reached a trade war truce. Saudi's index was up 0.4% with banks l...
15:34, 07/01/2019

Savarino’s stoppage goal lifts Real Salt Lake past Atlanta SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino’s long-range blast late in stoppage time gave Real Salt Lake a 2-1 victory over Atlanta United on Friday night. Savarino shook free and sent a high, hard shot from outside the box to the far side for his se...
05:51, 05/25/2019

Italy court lifts house arrest on German captain, says she was protecting life An Italian judge ruled on Tuesday that the captain of a charity ship had not broken the law by crashing through a naval blockade, saying that by bringing rescued migrants to port she was carrying out her duty to protect life....
00:51, 07/03/2019

Dodgers make MLB history as rookie lifts team with walk-off homer for third night in a row The Dodgers' Matt Beaty, Alex Verdugo and Will Smith became the first set of rookie teammates to hit back-to-back-to-back walk-off homers.       ...
10:51, 06/24/2019

Coca-Cola's coffee and zero sugar soda mix lifts 2019 goals, shares Coca-Cola Co beat second-quarter earnings expectations and raised its organic revenue forecast for the full year thanks to higher sales of its zero-sugar sodas, soft drinks with new flavors and ready-to-drink coffees....
20:17, 07/23/2019

Logan Couture's hat trick lifts Sharks past Avalanche 4-2 in Game 3 Logan Couture scored three times, including the go-ahead goal with 7:10 remaining, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2.        ...
08:00, 05/01/2019

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during recent unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary restrictions on some social media functions aimed at stopping online hoaxes during recent violence linked to the announcement of official election results, a communications ministry official said....
12:00, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
15:51, 05/25/2019

Here's The Sports Highlight Of The Day Although this video’s a nice callback to the first entry for Sports Highlight of the Day, it also blazes its own trail. There’s a man doing pushups, while a rascally dog thrusts like it’s never thrusted before....
01:17, 06/06/2019

The Latest in Sports GOLF-US OPEN Woodland captures first major title PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) _ Gary Woodland has captured his first major golf champion by holding off the two-time defending U.S. Open champion. Woodland closed with a 30-foot putt for birdie to finish t...
04:51, 06/17/2019

Tokyo opens Olympic rowing venue in heart of Tokyo Bay TOKYO (AP) — Organizers have opened the rowing venue for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The venue is located in Tokyo Bay and is ready to go with the Olympics still 13 ½ months away. The major attraction at Sunday’s inauguration of the Sea F...
08:17, 06/16/2019

Olympic swimmer Nathan Adrian on testicular cancer diagnosis: I 'felt betrayed by my own body' After having two surgeries for testicular cancer, eight-time Olympic medalist Nathan Adrian is nervously excited about his return to the pool.        ...
02:51, 05/18/2019

India vs Pakistan: Cricket World Cup's marquee match that lifts rivalry to whole new level This is already officially the wettest World Cup on record, but if there is one game organisers do not want wrecked by rain it is Sunday's blockbuster clash between India and Pakistan....
17:34, 06/15/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold slips to 1-week low as U.S.-China trade optimism lifts risk sentiment Gold prices fell more than 1% on Monday, their lowest in a week, as hopes of a trade deal between the United States and China improved risk appetite, while a stronger dollar further weighed on prices....
03:51, 07/01/2019

Stanley Cup Final: Carl Gunnarsson lifts Blues past Bruins in overtime of Game 2 Carl Gunnarsson scores his first career playoff goal in overtime as St. Louis Blues beat Boston Bruins 3-2 in Game 2 to tie Stanley Cup Final.        ...
08:17, 05/30/2019

Democrat lifts hold on Treasury nominees amid ongoing fight over Trump's tax returns The top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee is dialing back his threat to block Treasury Department nominees, saying he will allow hearings on three nominees to proceed....
08:34, 07/19/2019

Global stocks rise after strong earnings, deal news; data lifts U.S. yields World stock markets were buoyed by deal-making news and solid earnings from Dow components Cisco and Walmart on Thursday while strong economic data pushed U.S. bond yields higher even as investors struggled to make sense of the latest developments in...
20:34, 05/16/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Trade war truce lifts Gulf markets, Dubai leads gains Most major Gulf markets gained on Sunday, reacting to positive global market sentiment after the United States and China agreed to a trade war truce at the G20 meeting. The two powers agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after U.S. Pre...
17:00, 06/30/2019

Steph Curry lifts Golden State Warriors to Game 1 win over Portland Trail Blazers With Kevin Durant out injured, Steph Curry took over Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, scoring 36 points in the Warriors' win over the Blazers.        ...
07:34, 05/15/2019

Lance Armstrong on doping: 'We did what we had to do to win... it wasn't legal but I wouldn't change a thing' Lance Armstrong is adamant he "wouldn't change a thing" about his doping regime which helped him to seven Tour de France wins and led to his spectacular fall from grace....
01:00, 05/25/2019

BC-KY–Kentucky Sports Digest, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s sports coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. ...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Update on the latest in sports: NHL PLAYOFFS Game 4 sees the Boston Bruins at Columbus, and San Jose Sharks at Colorado UNDATED (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets are continuing their trek deeper into uncharted territory with each victory in the NHL playoffs. They’ve grabbed a ...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Why Disney Took a Big Haircut on Sports The last act in Disney’s deal drama has been its search for a buyer of the 22 regional sports networks it acquired as part of its takeover of 21st Century Fox. The lucky winner is Sinclair Broadcast Group, and the deal looks as good for Sinclair as i...
01:00, 05/04/2019

Keeping the Fun in Children’s Sports “The evidence shows that what makes sports really fun for kids is trying hard, making progress, being a good sport, experiencing positive coaching,” a doctor of sports medicine said....
13:00, 07/01/2019

Let's Fix All The Bird Logos In Pro Sports There are 12 teams across the Big Four leagues named after birds, and to be honest, it’s a pretty raw deal for the birds. The teams get, for free: an entire graphic identity based around attractive and charismatic wildlife to put on shirts and hats a...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Update on the latest sports NBA PLAYOFFS-SCHEDULE Rockets try to avoid 0-3 hole HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets hope to avoid falling into a 0-3 hole when they host Golden State Saturday night in Game 3. The pressure is on: No team has ever come back after losing the first t...
18:51, 05/04/2019

BC-Kentucky Sports Digest Here’s a look at how AP’s sports coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. ...
21:00, 05/02/2019

'You can't help but wonder': As home runs fly at a record pace, MLB's doping question is back Juiced baseballs are cited as the reason for home runs being hit at a record pace, but what if PED use is also to blame? "You can't help but wonder."       ...
13:51, 07/08/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Emaar lifts Dubai to eight-month high; weak earnings hurt Saudi Stock markets in the United Arab Emirates outperformed the region on Tuesday thanks to their blue-chip developers, while disappointing corporate earnings and falling oil prices dragged Saudi shares lower. Oil slipp...
15:34, 07/23/2019

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson lifts lid on team meeting that inspired Champions League success Jordan Henderson has explained how a midweek team meeting helped lay the foundations for Liverpool's victory over Tottenham in the Champions League final on Saturday....
00:51, 06/03/2019

Canada vows 'full steam ahead' on ratifying trade pact after U.S. lifts metals tariffs Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum....
02:00, 05/19/2019

Ex-Wichita State star Fred VanVleet lifts Raptors in Game 5, credits performance to new baby Running on the adrenaline of a newborn, the competition of the NBA playoffs and little sleep, Toronto's Fred VanVleet all of sudden can’t miss.        ...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Canada vows 'full steam ahead' on ratifying trade pact after US lifts metals tariffs Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum....
22:34, 05/18/2019

CORRECTED-FOREX-Yen falls, yuan gains as U.S.-China trade truce lifts risk appetite The yuan gained and the safe-haven yen slid against the dollar on Monday as appetite for risk-sensitive currencies improved after the United States and China agreed to restart their troubled trade talks....
12:17, 07/02/2019

Cardi B got liposuction after having her baby. From breast lifts to vaginal rejuvenation, here are 6 popular ‘mommy makeover’ surgeries. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Fashion Nova In early May during her performance at the Beale Street Music Festival, Cardi B told fans she had liposuction and got her "boobs redone" after giving birth to her daughter. In 2010, a reported 112,000 women ha...
12:00, 06/06/2019

Trump Lifts Metal Tariffs and Delays Auto Levies, Limiting Global Trade Fight President Trump said he would remove metal tariffs on Canada and Mexico and delay auto tariffs, stepping back from opening another front in a global trade war....
01:51, 05/18/2019

GoFundMe border wall construction back in motion after New Mexico city lifts cease-and-desist Construction was halted Tuesday, but quickly began again Thursday after the group got the go-ahead from the city of Sunland Park, New Mexico.        ...
14:17, 05/31/2019

These pro sports teams are running out of fans 24/7 Wall St. analyzed a decade of data from ESPN to identify pro sports franchises with declining attendance, a sign they may be running out of fans.       ...
20:00, 07/15/2019

PodcastOne Sports Now: ‘No Egos on This Team.’ Soccer fans who think the U.S. Women’s National Team is running up the score and celebrating too much against weaker teams may be missing the point. Veteran FOX announcer JP Dellacamera says playing full-speed for 90 minutes is the best way to ...
15:34, 06/18/2019