Olympics

  • Sochi F1 track to get FIA licence - official

    The Formula One track in Russia's Black Sea city of Sochi has been given the green light by F1 race director and safety delegate Charlie Whiting. "The circuit is in very good condition and will be issued with a (FIA) licence," said Whiting, in Sochi with an inspection team from the world…

    AFP
  • Mickelson sees 2015 as start of his Olympic campaign

    Five-times major winner Phil Mickelson, nearly done with a mostly disappointing season, has set his sights on 2015 and a campaign to realize a golfing dream at the Rio Olympics the following year. Mickelson showed signs of a revival with his rousing runner-up finish to Rory McILroy at the PGA…

    Reuters
  • Meilutyte gears up for gold at Youth Olympics, China top table

    London Games gold medalist Ruta Meilutyte cruised through to the women's 100 meters breaststroke final at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday, while China surged to the top of the medals table on the third day of competition in Nanjing. Lithuanian Meilutyte, the world record holder over 50m in the…

    Reuters