Athlete Retirement

3-time Olympic cyclist Sarah Hammer retires from riding

Sep 18, 2017

Three-time Olympian Sarah Hammer, one of the most decorated track cyclists in U.S. history, has decided to retire after a prolific career spanning more than two decades

Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years

Sep 5, 2017

Usain Bolt says he has no regrets about retiring and is confident his world records will stand for at least another 15 years

Skater Lipnitskaya retires at 19 after battling anorexia

Aug 28, 2017

Russian figure skater Yulia Lipnitskaya has retired at the age of 19 following a battle with anorexia

A year-by-year look at Wayne Rooney's England career

Aug 23, 2017

England record-scorer Wayne Rooney retires from international duty to focus on his club career at Everton

England record-scorer Wayne Rooney ends international career

Aug 23, 2017

England striker Wayne Rooney has announced his immediate retirement from international football

Corruption In Sports

Russia doping tension marks final day of IOC meetings

Sep 15, 2017

Tension regarding Russian doping scandal highlight final day of IOC meetings

Some Olympic leaders impatient with onslaught of scandals

Sep 15, 2017

As the scandals add up, some Olympic leaders grow impatient

Russian leader: Doping won't keep athletes out of Olympics

Sep 14, 2017

Russian leader: Doping won't keep athletes out of Winter Olympics

Diversity In Sports

In 'Battle of the Sexes,' King passes a baton to Emma Stone

Sep 19, 2017

In "Battle of the Sexes," Billie Jean King passes a baton to Emma Stone, who is now pushing for pay equality in Hollywood

Extra parity in women's golf helps Ko keep No. 1 ranking

May 29, 2017

The extra parity in women's golf this year has helped Lydia Ko keep her No. 1 ranking

New Zealand's All Blacks win top Spanish sports prize

May 24, 2017

New Zealand's famed All Blacks rugby team has been awarded Spain's Princess of Asturias prize for sports in recognition of its extraordinary success and for representing the values of solidarity and racial and cultural integration

Sports Media

Emmys steady in ratings but no Colbert bump; football rules

Sep 19, 2017

Hard-working Emmy Awards host Stephen Colbert and a Sean Spicer cameo avoided a ratings slide for the ceremony

UK asks regulator to probe standards doubts over Fox-Sky bid

Sep 14, 2017

Britain's culture secretary has confirmed she is asking the country's competition regulator to investigate Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.'s bid for satellite broadcaster Sky because of concerns about broadcasting standards

Radio host vows to fight fraud charges, return stronger

Sep 12, 2017

Sports radio personality Craig Carton has spoken out on Twitter, vowing to defeat fraud charges and return "stronger than ever."

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