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IAAF taskforce head: Russia trying to reform on doping

 

MOSCOW (AP) — The head of the IAAF taskforce set up to determine whether Russia's ban from global track and field should be lifted says the country is making efforts to reform after its doping scandal.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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Pistorius lawyer: Appeal court ignored athlete's disability

 

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' lawyer said the South African Supreme Court of Appeal ignored the double-amputee's vulnerability when it overturned a manslaughter conviction, declaring him guilty of murder for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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Ex-Buckeye learns lesson tough way

COLUMBUS — Zero point zero.

For former Ohio State receiver Reggie Germany, the grade-point average from his final college report card stuck with him like two scarlet numbers.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 January 2016

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US World Cup winner Carli Lloyd gets FIFA world player award

ZURICH (AP) — United States World Cup-winning captain Carli Lloyd has won the FIFA women's world player of the year award for 2015.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 January 2016

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UConn No. 1 in women's hoops; Florida enters poll at No. 20

UConn remains No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll after a busy week that saw the Huskies win all three of their games by double-digits.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 January 2016

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