Olympics

Sports

Anti-doping leaders call for ban of Russian teams

A global group of anti-doping leaders is calling for Russian teams to be excluded from international competitions while establishing a process to allow individuals from the country to compete if they can prove they have taken part in effective anti-doping programs elsewhere.

Books

Shalane Flanagan: This past summer was one for the books

Four-time U.S. Olympic marathoner Shalane Flanagan talks about the bestselling cookbook she wrote with former UNC-Chapel Hill teammate Elyse Kopecky, about her experience at the Summer Games in Rio, and about the North Carolina trail that’s one of her favorite places to run on earth.

Videos

Raw Video: Coach K returns from Rio

Team USA and Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski returns to RDU International Airport from the Olympics in Rio after coaching Team USA to the gold medal.
Jill Knight jknight@newsobserver.com
Raw Video: Coach K returns from Rio 1:36

Raw Video: Coach K returns from Rio

Gas-station surveillance video of the Ryan Lochte incident 3:35

Gas-station surveillance video of the Ryan Lochte incident

Surveillance footage from the night U.S. swimmers allege they were robbed in Rio 3:26

Surveillance footage from the night U.S. swimmers allege they were robbed in Rio

Thawan Lucas: The Hope of Rio 2:48

Thawan Lucas: The Hope of Rio