Thomas Bach, the International Olympic Committee president who is considering barring Russians from the 2018 Games, warned critics “from whichever side” not to pressure the I.O.C.
At 4-foot-10, he won three consecutive Olympic gold medals in weight lifting, emerging as a national hero in Turkey.
The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday announced lifetime bans of four Russian skeleton racers, including two who won medals at the 2014 Sochi Games.
The former team doctor for the United States gymnastics team and Michigan State has been accused of molesting scores of girls, including three Olympic gold medalists.
Nigeria achieved the qualifying standard for the Winter Games, evoking the Jamaican bobsled team and other warm-weather entrants who took to snow and ice.
The decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency is expected to set off a frenzy of scrutiny and debate three months ahead of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
The World Anti-Doping Agency may soon announce that Russia is still noncompliant with global sports’ accepted antidoping code.
With no N.H.L. players available for the 2018 Olympics, four former Yale teammates found themselves back together on the roster for the United States national team.
The World Anti-Doping Agency now has a databank of drug tests from Moscow that Russian officials have refused to share.
Hanyu, the reigning Olympic champion, sustained ligament damage to his right ankle during an awkward landing of a four-revolution jump in training.
President Vladimir V. Putin said the penalties were part of a U.S. effort to disrupt the country’s 2018 presidential election “in response to our alleged interference in their elections.”
The U.S. and Canada are expected to meet in the gold medal game in South Korea in February. But in the lead-up to the Games, they will face off up to eight times.
Top Olympic leaders are said to be considering barring Russia’s flag and anthem from next year’s Winter Olympics in response to its doping violations.
Kuwait’s Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah, one of the most influential leaders in global sports, made his first major public appearance in months at an Olympic meeting this week.
For Ralph Lauren, Burton and The Hudson’s Bay Company, kitsch is out and streamlined is in.
With 100 days to go before the Games begin, South Koreans have shown little interest in attending.