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Other Sports 27 Jan 2021 | 5:13 AM

Salla, coldest town in Finland, to bid for 2032 Summer Games

(Reuters) - Salla, the self-proclaimed coldest town in Finnish Lapland, announced on Tuesday that it will bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics as part of an awareness-building campaign to draw attention to the consequences of global warming.

Other Sports 26 Jan 2021 | 7:09 PM

Olympics-Italy staves off threat of Olympic sanctions with decree

BERLIN (Reuters) - Italy on Tuesday approved a decree guaranteeing the autonomy of the country's Olympic committee, a day before the IOC was due to discuss imposing sanctions on the host of the 2026 winter Olympics over perceived government interference in sporting matters.

Athletics 03 Dec 2020 | 6:00 AM

Decathlete Rafer Johnson, 'World's Greatest Athlete', dies at 86

(Reuters) - Rafer Johnson, who was crowned the world's greatest athlete after winning the decathlon gold medal at the 1960 Olympics and later helped tackle Robert F. Kennedy's assassin, died on Wednesday at the age of 86.

Cricket 25 Nov 2020 | 1:23 AM

Build it and they will come, believes USA Cricket

(Reuters) - Between Dallas and Fort Worth just off the Texas I30 Interstate an American cricket "Field of Dreams" is being built amidst the urban sprawl.