Nov 30, 2010 09:05 EST
Missouri drunk-driving suspect acquitted after drinking-to-keep-warm defense. A southeast Missouri man has been acquitted of drunk driving after claiming that he consumed alcohol to keep warm after ? but not before ? he lost control of his vehicle on an icy road.
Nov 07, 2010 17:01 EST
Button says attack outside track in Brazil was 'scary situation,' credits driver for escape. Formula One champion Jenson Button knows good driving when he sees it and credited the undercover police officer driving his car with getting him and his companions out of a "scary situation" Saturday night.
Oct 24, 2010 14:46 EDT
Winner of open-water race in where American died says conditions were too hot. A day after U.S. national team swimmer Fran Crippen died during an open-water race in the United Arab Emirates, the winner of the event said the water and air temperatures were too high to hold a competition.
Oct 04, 2010 12:43 EDT
India's troubled Commonwealth Games contrast with rival China's seamless Olympic effort. China and India are Asian neighbors, rivals and emerging powers. When it comes to organizing major international sporting events, though, there is no comparison.
Sep 07, 2010 18:57 EDT
CF Industries Chief Financial Officer Anthony Nocchiero to retire Sept. 20; no successor named. CF Industries Holdings Inc. on Tuesday said its chief financial officer will retire Sept. 20 but did not name a replacement.
Jul 29, 2010 05:01 EDT
Selling the rings: Olympic dash for cash leads to a few eyebrow-raising sponsorship deals. With the economy spiraling downward and sponsors running away faster than Usain Bolt, the Olympics needed money.
Jun 10, 2010 10:08 EDT
Caster Semenya news conference canceled; IAAF says process is not yet complete. Organizers abruptly canceled a news conference Thursday with Caster Semenya, the world 800-meter champion at the center of a gender dispute. The sport's governing body said her "procedure" had not yet been completed.
Jun 06, 2010 14:29 EDT
Agent: USOC's BP connections could leave Olympic rings 'soaked in oil'. Olympic athletes are wondering what impact the U.S. Olympic Committee's multimillion-dollar sponsorship deal with BP could have on their future, given the continued bad news coming from the Gulf Coast oil spill.
Jun 03, 2010 13:10 EDT
2004 Athens Olympics expenses may have helped fuel Greece's current debt crisis. When it comes to overspending, Greece gets the gold medal.
Apr 21, 2010 08:31 EDT
Juan Antonio Samaranch, former IOC president, dies at age 89; Term marked by success, scandal. Juan Antonio Samaranch, a reserved but shrewd dealmaker whose 21-year term as president of the International Olympic Committee was marked by both the unprecedented growth of the games and its biggest ethics scandal, died Wednesday at a hospital. He was 89.
Apr 19, 2010 20:43 EDT
International luge federation: No single reason caused death of Kumaritashvili at Olympics. Gravitational force overpowered out-of-control Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili and left him unable to avoid the crash that claimed his life hours before the opening ceremony at the Vancouver Olympics, the International Luge Federation concluded in a report Monday.
Mar 22, 2010 23:01 EDT
Los Angeles-area medical marijuana clinic owner gets 6 years in prison in pot-profit scheme. The former owner of six Los Angeles-area medical marijuana dispensaries, including one store linked to an accident that killed a motorist and paralyzed an officer, was sentenced Monday to six years in federal prison for selling pot for profit.
Mar 12, 2010 13:06 EST
After a yearlong pursuit CF lands Terra in a $4.7 billion deal that creates fertilizer giant. After more than a year of bids and counterbids, CF Industries landed Terra Industries on Friday for $4.7 billion in a deal that will create one of the world's largest fertilizer companies.
Mar 12, 2010 02:57 EST
Polish cross-country skier Kornelia Marek tests positive for EPO at Vancouver Olympics. Polish cross-country skier Kornelia Marek tested positive for EPO at the Vancouver Olympics in the first serious doping case of the games.
Mar 10, 2010 11:03 EST
Terra says it favors CF acquisition bid, gives Norwegian company Yara 5 days to respond. Fertilizer company Terra Industries said Wednesday its board favors a bid to be acquired by CF Industries instead of a previous agreement with Norway's Yara.
Mar 05, 2010 13:00 EST
CF Industries launches $4.8B offer for Terra, which has agreed to buyout by Norwegian company. CF Industries Holdings Inc. said Friday it has begun its unsolicited $4.8 billion offer for fertilizer company Terra Industries Inc., which has already accepted a buyout offer from a Norwegian company.
Mar 02, 2010 16:36 EST
CF issues new $4.74 billion offer for Terra, despite earlier vow to end hostile pursuit. CF Industries made a new $4.74 billion offer for Terra Industries on Tuesday, just six weeks after vowing to end its hostile pursuit of the fertilizer producer.
Feb 26, 2010 22:08 EST
Gymnastics officials say China should be stripped of 2000 bronze medal following age dispute. The international gymnastics officials who cleared China's team of age violations during the Beijing Games now say the country should return an Olympics bronze medal it won 10 years ago because one of its athletes was only 14 at the time.
Feb 26, 2010 21:09 EST
Feb 25, 2010 20:35 EST
Head of Russia's pro hockey league says NHL would be 'crazy' to pass on Sochi Olympics. The NHL "would be crazy" to skip the 2014 Sochi Games, the head of Russia's pro hockey league said Thursday.