Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sexual assault

Feb 23, 2017

Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sexual assault

A doctor who specialized in treating female gymnasts at Michigan State University and through the elite USA Gymnastics organization was charged Wednesday with sexual assault. Online records show Dr. Larry Nassar is facing nine charges in Ingham County, including first-degree criminal sexual conduct in ...

Steady Matsuyama in no hurry to reach world No. 1 ranking

Feb 15, 2017

Steady Matsuyama in no hurry to reach world No. 1 ranking

Hideki Matsuyama said Tuesday he remains focused on playing solid golf long-term, and will let his form determine whether he accomplishes his goal of becoming world No. 1 at this week’s tournament in California, or later. In a press conference prior to the Genesis ...

Dec 29, 2016

Bolt to focus on 100 meters in final season

Jamaican track superstar Usain Bolt plans to concentrate on the 100 meters in the 2017 season, which will bring the curtain down on a glorious career in which he has captured nine Olympic gold medals. “Right now, it’s my last season and I have ...

Dec 25, 2016

Japan to reward firms that aid sports groups for disabled

The education and sports ministry will create a system to encourage companies to support organizations for athletes with disabilities ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. Based on the results of a survey carried out in October, the ministry will inform companies of support measures ...

Bolt adjusting training regimen in final season

Nov 29, 2016

Bolt adjusting training regimen in final season

Nine-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt dedicated what is set to be his last track season to his fans, with the Jamaican sprint star saying his training regimen was now “more relaxed.” However, the 30-year-old insisted Monday that his will to win was undimmed. “It’s ...