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MADRID, May 3 (Reuters) - The "Operation Puerto" trial into a doping ring in professional cycling has been "a mistake and a disaster" for Spanish sport but Madrid's bid for the 2020 Olympics should not be penalised as a result, according to bid chief Alejandro Blanco.
May 1 (Reuters) - The International Tennis Federation (ITF) have rejected Pakistan's appeal against the awarding of their Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group II tie to New Zealand, the governing body said on Wednesday.
BARCELONA, May 1 (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has voiced its disappointment with Tuesday's decision by the judge in Spain's "Operation Puerto" doping trial to destroy all the evidence from the case instead of making it available to other sports bodies and said it is considering an appeal.
LONDON, April 30 (Reuters) - For Rafael Nadal to bridge a 7,000-point gap with Novak Djokovic in the ATP rankings looks like a tall order, even for a player of his qualities, yet he could still threaten the Serb's hopes of ending 2013 as world No.1.