Topic: Thomas Bach
A new report says that authorities are condoning, or even encouraging, homophobic violence in Russia, a charge brushed aside by the IOC president and the Kremlin.
Even though Americans may get a little carried away at the Olympics, Germans could express a bit more public patriotism. Think Robert Harting, who just won gold in the discus.
With Ukraine and Poland preparing to host the Euro 2012 soccer championship, Europe sees it as an opportune time to pressure Ukraine over its treatment of opposition figure Yulia Tymoshenko.
Spain's cycling federation cleared Alberto Contador of doping charges, but international officials seek a fresh review. At issue are Contador's intent and Spain's impartiality.
02/16/2011 05:49 pm