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Kazakhstan detains suspect in murder of Olympic figure skating medalist

ALMATY, Kazakhstan: Authorities in Kazakhstan said on Friday they had detained a suspect in the murder of Olympic figure skater Denis Ten, who won bronze at the 2014 Sochi Games. Ten, 25, was knifed during a struggle with two men he had caught trying to steal the mirrors on his car in the Kazakh city of Almaty on Thursday. Kazakhstan’s Interior Ministry said in a statement that it had identified the two suspects in Ten’s murder and detained one of them. Police released a photograph of the second suspect and said they were…

Olympian’s thanks for medal found in rubbish heap

ROME: An Olympic fencing champion whose Rio Games gold medal was stolen as he slept on a train was celebrating on Sunday after receiving news of its discovery by a stranger via a message on Facebook. "I'm really happy! Even though I'd come to terms with losing the medal, it was like a part of me had been taken away," said Daniele Garozzo, who won Olympic foil gold for Italy in Rio last summer. Garozzo was travelling by train to Turin to watch his favourite football team, Serie A champions Juventus, on October 29…

TV star Bruce Jenner faces lawsuit

LOS ANGELES: Olympic champion turned transgender reality TV star Bruce Jenner is being sued for wrongful death damages over a car crash which killed a 69-year-old woman, legal documents filed Friday showed.