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BRASILIA (Reuters) - Lawyers for U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald urged a Brazilian court on Thursday to dismiss criminal charges against him for allegedly aiding hackers who accessed the private phone messages of Sergio Moro, Brazil's current justice minister.
(Reuters) - The UK Anti-Doping agency (UKAD) said it has not received any requests by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to reanalyse blood and urine samples of athletes, including that of four-times Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah.
LONDON (Reuters) - Tamas Ajan will stand aside as president of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for 90 days pending investigations into allegations of corruption, the governing body said in a statement on Wednesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Vale SA was dealt back-to-back blows on Tuesday as Brazilian officials announced criminal charges including for homicide in the wake of last year’s deadly dam collapse, while a prosecutor indicated additional output cuts may be on the horizon.
(Reuters) - Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah will begin his Tokyo Games preparations by going head-to-head with Kenenisa Bekele at the Big Half race in March, organisers said on Wednesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Four-time Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah said he would gladly have any of his previous blood or urine samples re-tested as part of the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) investigation into the Nike Oregon Project.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian state prosecutors have charged Fabio Schvartsman, the former chief executive of miner Vale, and 15 other people with homicide for a dam disaster last year that killed more than 250 people, according to the charging document seen by Reuters.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Oleg Matytsin, the president of the International University Sports Federation (FISU), was named Russia's new sports minister in a government reshuffle on Tuesday as the country finds itself embroiled in a doping scandal that has seen it in barred from this year's Olympics.
PETALING JAYA: The Pocket Rocketman is about to get some additional technological horsepower. Pint-sized Azizulhasni Awang is set to get hold of a mean bike to help him chase down the elusive gold medal for Malaysia at the Tokyo Olympics this year.
KUALA LUMPUR: Former world champion diver Cheong Jun Hoong has two tests to pass if she hopes to qualify for the Olympics.