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Swiss Cabinet Backs 1 Billion Support For Winter Olympics Bid

ZURICH – The Swiss government asked parliament on Wednesday to approve spending of up to 994 million Swiss francs ($1.00 billion) on a bid to host the 2026 Winter...

Tennis Koreas Chung Out Of French Open With Ankle Injury

SEOUL – Tipped as one of the few men in the draw capable of beating Rafa Nadal at Roland Garros this year, rising South Korean talent Chung Hyeon was forced to...

Chung Well Prepared For Nadal Thanks To Big Brother

SEOUL – Tipped as one of the few contenders capable of beating Rafa Nadal at Roland Garros this year, rising South Korean talent Chung Hyeon will owe his brother a...

Olympics Taxi Tokyo Tackles Tourist Boom With Accessible Cab

TOKYO – Tokyo’s taxi industry is undergoing some radical changes as Japan, already dealing with unprecedented levels of tourism, gears up to host two major...

Doping Russia Remains Non-compliant As Wada Shows Cracks

MONTREAL – Russia’s anti-doping agency (RUSADA) remains suspended and will continue to be non-compliant until it has met all the criteria for reinstatement, the...

Michigan State To Pay Out At Least 500 Million To Nassar Victims

Michigan State University will pay out at least $500 million in settlements to the victims of Larry Nassar after two days of mediation in California. Over 300 victims...

Swedish Sports Body Says Anti-doping Unit Hit By Hacking Attack

STOCKHOLM – Swedish sport’s governing body said on Tuesday its computers had been hacked into by the Russian group Fancy Bears, who accessed and published...

Britains Olympic Games Minister Jowell Dies At 70

LONDON – Tessa Jowell, a former British government minister who was instrumental in bringing the Olympic Games to London in 2012, died on Saturday after a brain...