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FIFA President Says Swiss Investigation

FIFA President Says Swiss Investigation is “Outrageous” (Blatter: “the evil will come to light”) http://ow.ly/T6Xwr #FIFA #corruption


President of World Baseball Softball Con

President of World Baseball Softball Confederation tells ATR that Japan has a “fever” for his sport http://ow.ly/T6DlA @WBSC


Marcel Aubut resignation from COC raises spectre of abuse of power in amateur sport

TORONTO — Jenn Heil wants the resignation of Marcel Aubut as president of the Canadian Olympic Committee to serve as the start line for a nationwide conversation about the abuse of power in amateur sport. 739 more words


Shonan in the Sun: The Gold Coast of Japan

The Shonan region of Japan encompasses the coastal beaches and cities of Sagami Bay, situated just southwest of Tokyo. A magnet for tourists in the summer, the region’s mild climate attracts surfers and other children of the sun year round. 1,049 more words

Photo Essay

Canadian luger Kim McRae using taekwondo to boost her chances for medal at 2018 Winter Olympics

CALGARY — Kim McRae shocked the luge world at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi by sliding into fifth place as a relative unknown from Canada. 713 more words


Canadian Olympic Committee unaware of harassment, says interim president

CALGARY – Defending its operations, apologizing to victims and promoting internal reforms, the Canadian Olympic Committee has entered damage-control mode in the wake of president Marcel Aubut’s resignation. 511 more words