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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's anti-doping agency plans to hand Olympic figure skater Maria Sotskova a lengthy suspension for submitting a forged document to explain a doping violation, two sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters.
IT WAS a lost opportunity to be anointed as a Malaysian Olympian when the lack of funds saw the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) not giving the nod to the national men’s hockey team for the 1960 Games in Rome.
IT’S a money-can’t-buy-experience for Datuk R. Yogeswaran after watching close-up the historic proclamation of Independence at the Merdeka Stadium on Aug 31 in 1957.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Kazuyoshi Miura, the 53-year-old forward for J.League side Yokohama FC, began his career 34 years ago and is still going strong, wondering if he "can stay alive" without the sport after retiring.
PETALING JAYA: Negri Sembilan have been drawn in a tough group but they still fancy their chances of making the quarter-finals in the Razak Cup hockey tournament.
PARIS (Reuters) - Lamine Diack, once one of the most powerful people in athletics, was convicted in France on Wednesday of running a clique that covered up Russian doping in return for bribes worth millions of dollars and sentenced to spend at least two years in jail.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto dismissed figures in an academic report published on Tuesday that showed the Tokyo Olympics were set to be the most expensive in history, even before the additional costs to be incurred by the Games' postponement.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Organisers are ploughing ahead with the postponed Tokyo Olympics and will decide by the end of the year what "counter-measures" are required to hold them safely in the time of COVID-19, IOC Vice President John Coates said on Tuesday.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia ignited the 2000 Sydney Olympic cauldron on Tuesday on the 20th anniversary of the Games' opening ceremony as athletes and organisers looked back in pride at the nation's success in hosting the multi-sport event.