- AP Exclusive: A Soviet sprinter who said no to steroids Updated: Nov-16-15 1:41 pm
TBILISI, Georgia - The story of my close call with doping in the Soviet Union began in 1967, when I was 17 and had just returned home from training camp, deeply disappointed not to have made the national youth track team.
- Doping scandal threatens Russia's storied sports legacy Updated: Nov-11-15 12:36 am
MOSCOW - The day after the 2014 Sochi Olympics ended with Russia atop the medals table, a beaming President Vladimir Putin presented his athletes with state awards for "defending the honor" of their country by showing that its "great and glorious" sports traditions were still strong.
- Helmut Schmidt dies at 96, ex-chancellor and elder statesman Updated: Nov-11-15 12:36 am
BERLIN - Helmut Schmidt was blunt and down to earth, decisive and brimming with self-confidence.
- Former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt dies at age 96 Updated: Nov-10-15 7:39 pm
BERLIN - Helmut Schmidt, the chancellor who guided West Germany through economic turbulence and Cold War tensions, stood firm against a wave of homegrown terrorism and became a respected elder statesman, died Tuesday. He was 96.
- Baltic countries to calculate damage of Soviet occupation Updated: Nov-06-15 8:59 am
TALLINN, Estonia - The three Baltic countries say they will "scientifically" calculate the losses caused by nearly five decades of Soviet occupation so that they can seek compensation from Russia.