NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Travis Tygart, the CEO of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency about the International Olympic Committee's decision to ban Russia from competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Russian athletes can still compete, but it will be under the Olympic flag.
On Tuesday, Russia will learn whether it will be allowed to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Officials have already stripped six medals won by Russia in the previous Winter Olympics because of doping.
On Friday, FIFA announced the World Cup final draw for next year's event in Russia. So now that the match-ups have been set, who has an easy path to the final, who's in the Group of Death, and who should Americans root for since the U.S. will not be in it?
Down to only three players on the court, the University of Alabama men's basketball team came very close to pulling off the upset of a lifetime against Minnesota. Instead, the team will have to settle for one of the grittiest losing efforts ever.