Feb 19

Panel denies US skaters’ appeal to get Olympic silver medals

Arbitrators have rejected a last-ditch request by American figure skaters to have their silver medals awarded before the end of the Olympics. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said early Sunday in Beijing that it dismissed the appeal by the nine skaters,…

Feb 19

Canada police clear Parliament street in bid to end siege

Police aggressively pushed back protesters in Canada’s besieged capital on Saturday, seizing control of trucks and clearing the streets in front of Parliament, the heart of the protests. Scores of trucks left under the increasing pressure, raising authorities’ hopes for…