LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Russian weightlifter Apti Aukhadov was stripped of his silver medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Tuesday after testing positive for steroids in a reanalysis of his doping samples.
LOS ANGELES — Months before Derrick Rose took the stand to defend himself in the lawsuit claiming he and two buddies raped an ex-girlfriend while she was intoxicated, the NBA star was asked if he understood the word consent.
"No. But can you tell me?" he asked at a deposition in June.
PARIS — For the first time in 25 years, all five mountain ranges of continental France will feature in next year's Tour de France, in a stretched-out endurance test of racing that smiles on the climbing strengths of defending champion Chris Froome and his Colombian rival, Nairo Quintana.
TOKYO — IOC President Thomas Bach expressed willingness Tuesday to work with Tokyo officials to achieve a "significant reduction" in costs for the 2020 Olympics, but suggested the effort should stick to the current venue plans.
MADRID — Andres Iniesta can see it already. The Manchester City team coming to the Camp Nou for Wednesday's Champions League match against Barcelona has quickly been infused with Pep Guardiola's playing style.