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The year ahead: What will 2017 have in store for sports around the world?
What will happen in sports next year? No one knows. As 2016 showed, a year in sports can be as unpredictable as a presidential election. Leicester City won its first Premier League championship, just seven years after having been in English football's third tier.? LeBron James ?led the Cavaliers to
US Skating Prez Says Russia Should Be Banned From Olympics
U.S. Figure Skating President Sam Auxier says Russia should be banned from the 2018 Olympics because of accusations of a mass doping cover-up at the Sochi Olympics three years ago
Wagner Leads (relatively) Old Guard for US Figure Skating
The last two Olympic champions, Adelina Sotnikova of Russia and South Korea's Yu-Na Kim, were mere teenagers when they stepped onto the podium
Despite Doping Scandals, Russia Could Bid for 2028 Olympics
Still mired in a doping scandal and with a track team banned from international competition, the president of the Russian Olympic Committee said his country may put forth a bid to host the 2028 Games
Russia Defends Record Over Calls for Wide-Ranging Doping Ban
Russia's deputy prime minister, responding to calls for the nation's sports teams to be excluded from all international competitions because of doping, said Wednesday that the country is "among the cleanest in the world."
Russian cyberattacks influenced by WADA investigation
Intelligence officials believe that Russian cyberhacking efforts made against the United States were done in part as retaliation for a World Anti-Doping Agency investigation that led to dozens of Russians being banned from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The 25-page report , compiled with information
Official: 'No Explosion' in Deadly Russian Plane Crash
Investigators into the crash of a Russian military plane that killed 92 people heading from the Russian city of Sochi to Syria have determined that there was no explosion or fire on board, officials said on Thursday. Lt. Gen. Sergei Bainetov said Thursday that "we have come to conclusion that there
Russian Officials Admit to Involvement in Doping Scandal: Report
The head of Russia's anti-doping agency told The New York Times the doping scandal that involved hundreds of Russian athletes "was an institutional conspiracy."
Russian officials admit to 'institutional conspiracy' in doping of hundreds of Olympic athletes
Russian officials have acknowledged for the first time the existence of a systematic, far-reaching campaign of doping that involved hundreds of the country's athletes and tainted some of the world's most exalted international sporting events. The officials were asked over several days of interviews