T/olympics

  1. Harrison Dillard, World’s Best Hurdler in the 1940s, Dies at 96 Obituaries, Today

    A four-time Olympic gold medal winner, he failed to qualify in the hurdles at the 1948 Olympic trials, but won gold in the 100-meter dash.

  2. A Star Swimmer’s Doping Hearing Gets Lost in Translation Sports, November 15

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport will determine whether Sun Yang of China will compete at the Tokyo Olympics. But fact-finding proved difficult on Friday.

  3. Another of Alberto Salazar’s Runners Says He Ridiculed Her Body for Years Sports, November 14

    Amy Yoder Begley says she was criticized for being overweight, told her laugh was annoying and made to sign a contract promising not to become friends with her teammates.

  4. Plácido Domingo Withdraws From Tokyo Olympics Performances Arts, November 8

    The 78-year-old opera star cited the “complexity” of the planned theatrical project, and made no reference to the sexual harassment allegations he has faced.

  5. New WADA President Wants Sponsors to Help Finance Antidoping Efforts Sports, November 6

    Witold Banka’s idea to expand WADA’s reach into countries where testing is often nonexistent has run into immediate pushback.

  6. Enriqueta Basilio, la primera mujer que encendió la llama olímpica en Español, November 4

    La velocista mexicana tenía 20 años cuando hizo historia al encender el pebetero en los Juegos de Verano en Ciudad de México en 1968. Murió a los 71 años.

  7. Enriqueta Basilio, 71, Dies; First Woman to Light Olympic Flame Sports, November 1

    She was a 20-year-old sprinter when she made history by lighting the caldron at the Summer Games in Mexico City in 1968.

  8. Barry Frank Dies at 87; Sports Agent, Negotiator and Programmer Sports, November 1

    Mr. Frank juggled several roles in a long career: He represented sportscasters, created TV shows and negotiated rights deals.

  9. Microsoft Says Russians Hacked Antidoping Agency Computers Sports, October 28

    The Russians were supposed to turn over their own computer data to avoid further penalties. Then they went on the offensive.

  10. Russia Doping Decision Faces Delay After WADA Cancels Meeting Sports, October 23

    Russia’s voluminous response to a list of 31 questions about manipulated drug tests is said to have overwhelmed investigators.

  11. U.S.A. Triathlon Embraces CBD Sports, October 20

    The national governing body for triathlon will become the first organization of its type to sign a deal with a company that sells products containing cannabidiol.