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Steven Nyman, of the United States, packs up his skis after the men's World Cup downhill ski race was cancelled at Lake Louise, Alberta, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)

At 40, US downhill racer Nyman still going full speed ahead

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — On occasion, fellow ski racers have been known to refer to Steven Nyman as “Old Man.”

1960 Olympic 5,000-meter champion Murray Halberg dead at 89

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Murray Halberg, who overcame serious injury to win the 5,000-meter gold medal at the 1960 Rome Olympics and later devoted his life to charity work, has

FILE - Ukraine's Yuri Cheban celebrates his gold medal in the men's canoe single 200m final during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 18, 2016. Cheban, one of Ukraine's most decorated Olympians, told The Associated Press in an email exchange Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, that he is auctioning his medals — two golds and a bronze — in hopes of raising a six-figure donation to contribute to the war effort in his native land. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Ukrainian Olympian auctioning medals to help war effort

One of Ukraine's most decorated Olympians is auctioning his medals — two golds and a bronze — in hopes of raising a six-figure donation to contribute to the war effort in his native

FILE - A fan of Kenya holds up a national flag during the final in the women's 5000-meter run at the World Athletics Championships on July 23, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. World Athletics President Seb Coe said Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 that reports about a possible full-scale ban for Kenya due to a protracted doping crisis were misguided, and that increased funding and vigilance from the Kenyan government persuaded authorities to stop short of the most radical sanctions. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Kenya avoids track doping ban; Russia gets mixed news

Russia and Kenya, two of the most troubled counties on the international doping front, received encouraging news from track and field's ruling body on Wednesday, though any possible