By Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian high jumper Maria Lasitskene has taken the rare step of publicly criticizing her country’s suspended athletics federation for what she says is a
By Jack Tarrant TOKYO (Reuters) – Andrew Parsons, president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), hopes Tokyo 2020 will spark a change in perceptions of people with disabilities in Japan.
(Reuters) – Top seeded Frenchman Benoit Paire saved a match point and then fought back to beat compatriot Ugo Humbert 3-6 7-6(2) 6-3 to move into the quarter-finals of the Winston-Salem Open in North
John Hicks cranked a leadoff home run in the ninth inning, and the visiting Detroit Tigers overcame former ace Justin Verlander’s two-hit complete game with a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros on
By Greg Stutchbury WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Winning the Tokyo Olympics test event in Enoshima may have appeared a cakewalk for Rio gold medalists Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, but the duo said it had
(Reuters) – Top seed Wang Qiang of China sailed into the Bronx Open quarter-finals with a convincing 6-1 6-4 victory over French qualifier Fiona Ferro on Wednesday.
By Amy Tennery NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Andy Roddick hoisted his first — and last — U.S.
By Jack Tarrant TOKYO (Reuters) – Tomoa Narasaki and Akiyo Noguchi have boosted Japan’s hopes of a medal when sport climbing makes its Olympic debut next year after winning gold and silver at the
By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) – With the Tokyo Olympics less than a year away, speculation is growing in Japan over who will be the final torchbearer to light the cauldron in the new Olympic