Athletes

Russia to Punish Athletes Who Don’t Return Olympic Medals
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian track and field athletes haven't been giving up their medals in Olympic doping cases, and local officials have vowed to kick them off the national team until they do.
The Russian track federation said Thursday only one medal has been returned out of 23 which must be h…
A Heated Debate: Are NASCAR Drivers Athletes [POLL]
We can all pretty much agree that football, baseball, soccer, basketball and hockey are "sports" and those who play those sports are athletes. But for many years some people have refused to accept that car racing is a sport and that drivers are athletes...
Prince Harry, Michelle Obama Help Kick Off Invictus Games
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Britain's Prince Harry and first lady Michelle Obama helped kick off the Invictus Games for wounded veterans with impassioned speeches Sunday night, joining other figures from the worlds of sports, entertainment and politics in a glittery opening ceremony...