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Other Sport 26 Apr 2019 | 7:13 AM

Sport-Match-fixing not doping poses greatest risk to sport

TORONTO (Reuters) - Two of the men that put the doping crisis in the global spotlight say the integrity of sport now faces a greater threat from match-fixing than drug cheats.

Other Sport 24 Oct 2018 | 6:56 AM

Sport funding model 'broken', say Australian Olympic champions

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Swimmer Ian Thorpe headlined a who's who of Australian Olympic champions calling for more government spending on elite sport on Wednesday, writing in an open letter that the current funding model was "broken".

Other Sport 24 Sep 2018 | 5:59 PM

WADA didn't put money above clean sport on Russia, says chief

LONDON (Reuters) - World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie has said he is deeply offended by charges that WADA put money above clean sport when it reinstated Russia's anti-doping agency, a move which he said was aimed only at achieving Russian compliance.

Other Sport 29 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM

eSports recognised as medal sport in SEA Games 2019

PETALING JAYA: eSports is finally getting the recognition it deserves as it will be a medal sport at the upcoming SEA Games in the Philippines next year.

Rugby 04 Oct 2018 | 5:10 AM

UK Sport announces plans to host decade of sporting events

LONDON (Reuters) - UK Sport said on Wednesday that holding the 2030 World Cup in Britain would be a "crowning achievement" to bookend a decade of sport that includes plans to host the Ryder Cup, the world athletics championships and the grand departs of the three major cycling tours.

Athletics 06 Jun 2019 | 7:07 PM

Exclusive: Two Russian coaches, doctor banned for doping still active in sport

KURSK, Russia (Reuters) - 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 team.

Athletics 19 Apr 2019 | 7:39 PM

Athletics - Radcliffe warns Semenya verdict could be death of women's sport

(Reuters) - British former marathon runner Paula Radcliffe believes the verdict of a legal case involving Olympic champion Caster Semenya could open the door for transgender athletes to claim an unfair advantage in women's sport.

Cycling 20 Mar 2019 | 9:00 PM

Cycling - Sport looking to ban corticosteroids in 2020 - UCI boss

PARIS (Reuters) - After becoming the first sport to ban Tramadol, cycling is looking to use the same "health reasons" justification to prohibit the use of corticosteroids by 2020, International Cycling Union (UCI) president David Lappartient told Reuters.

Other Sport 25 Aug 2018 | 9:32 PM

'Sport doesn't mean you have to sweat' – esports makes Asian Games bow

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Skinny, pale and sitting in front of a computer, Lee Sang-hyeok doesn’t look much like a traditional Olympic athlete.

Other Sport 02 Jul 2018 | 11:45 PM

GB Short Track disappointed by UK Sport's move to stop funding

(Reuters) - Britain's short track speedskating fraternity expressed disappointment with UK Sport's decision on Monday to discontinue funding for the sport in the 2022 Beijing Olympic cycle.