Alongside an article about Michael Phelps’s mutually therapeutic friendship with Grant Hackett, a Times journalist recounts reporting on him since 2002.
World sports officials appear poised to give the Kremlin a pass on doping.
Phelps, who confronted mental health problems three years ago, has opened his home to Grant Hackett, a friend and fellow Olympian with similar troubles. Phelps has also lent an ear to Tiger Woods.
The French capital built on its past failures, putting sports first, stressing unity, pushing its environmental credentials and embracing the “L word”: lobbying.
“We feel we have found a number of elements to charge a certain number of athletes,” said a member of the I.O.C.’s executive board.
She trains in New Zealand and Chile, races in Europe and will compete in the Olympics. To fight fatigue, she naps, jogs and snacks on dried mangoes.
The rulings will probably spur debate over the way sports officials handle athletes who were implicated in the investigations into Russia’s doping program.
The former head of Brazil’s ice sports federation said he had raised concerns about Carlos Nuzman, the leader of Rio’s Olympics organization.
The authorities believe politicians and Olympics officials paid bribes to get Rio de Janeiro the 2016 games.
“There are no happier people, no more satisfied people, than us,” said the wife of a victim who, with other families, spent 45 years pressing for a worthy memorial.