IOC seeks legal advice on banning Russia from Rio Olympics

LONDON (AP) — International Olympic officials will "explore the legal options'" for a potential total ban on Russia from the games in Rio de Janeiro, and are taking measures to punish athletes and officials involved in the state-run doping conspiracy.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

Transplant Games – a time for reaching out

CLEVELAND — Recently, I attended the 2016 Transplant Games of America in Cleveland to take in the opening ceremonies and to witness a local athlete participate in a pair of swimming events.

  • Written by By GENE GRIME NWS Staff Writer, writer

Summer sports seek 'individual' not blanket ban on Russians

LONDON (AP) — Summer Olympic sports federations said on Tuesday they are ready to deal with "individual cases" of Russian doping, rather than endorse a total ban on the Russian team for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.


Lefty chasing the other Nicklaus mark

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Tiger Woods isn't the only player chasing Jack Nicklaus in the majors.

So is Phil Mickelson.

  • Written by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer