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(Reuters) - Tributes from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to IOC chief Thomas Bach poured in for retiring anti-doping crusader Dick Pound last week but there was understandably no applause from the likes of Lance Armstrong, Gary Bettman or Vladimir Putin.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's famed masked wrestlers are trying to get their coronavirus-hit sport off the canvas by taking their colorful fights to a small island nestled in the heart of Mexico City's popular Xochimilco canals.
(Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Friday it will consider amending rules to punish stakeholders who withdraw funding after the United States threatened to pull its contributions unless reforms it demands are met.
TORONTO (Reuters) - America's top athletes could be banned from the Olympics and other major international sporting events if the United States follows through on its threat to withdraw funding from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), anti-doping leaders told Reuters.
THERE is a special treat in store for the delegates attending the 2019 Asia Pacific Golf Summit in Gurugram, India from Nov 4 to 6. They will get to visit the Taj Mahal, considered one of the New Wonders of the World.
MARIA ALM, Austria (Reuters) - Every year around St. Jacob's Day, men from Austria's Salzburg region grapple with each other in a natural arena at the top of the Hundstein mountain in a traditional martial arts contest - the Hundstoa, or Jakobi Ranggeln.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off South America's first Games.
MONTREAL (Reuters) - For 13 winters it has been a thick jacket and heat of the battle that have provided warmth for David Howman, the World Anti-Doping Agency's director general, who has been a right-hand man for every WADA president.