LONDON (AP) — The former wife of Beatles star Paul McCartney has been accused of lunging at a Paralympic official in a fit of rage and screaming insults after being forced to abandon her attempt to qualify for the British skiing team for next year's games.
Heather Mills' hopes of competing in Sochi ended Monday when the International Paralympic Committee ruled a new prosthetic she was using hadn't been ratified by the governing body. An application for a place in Britain...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Cycling Australia says it will seek a maximum two-year ban for Michael Rogers if the 2004 Athens Olympic bronze medalist is found guilty of doping.
The International Cycling Union said on Wednesday that Rogers tested positive for clenbuterol, which helps build muscle and burn fat, at the Japan Cup on Oct. 20. The three-time world time trial champion has been provisionally suspended.
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says Russia's top responsibility as host of the Winter Olympics is to ensure equal conditions for all the athletes.
The law signed this year banning the distribution of so-called propaganda to minors about non-traditional sexual relationships has raised wide concern about whether gay athletes and spectators would face discrimination at the Olympics, being held Feb. 7-23 in Sochi.