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Olympic sport to talk with athletes amid anger over changes

Nov. 08, 2021 06:48 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — Amid a bitter divide with athletes over the removal of horse riding from the Olympic event of modern pentathlon, the sport’s governing body on Monday invited them to talks this week. The Monaco-based UIPM said it would host a video call Friday to consult...

Modern pentathlon to drop show jumping from Olympic program

Nov. 04, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Modern Pentathlon Australia has supported a decision by the sport’s international governing body to remove the show jumping discipline from its Olympic competition after the 2024 Paris Games. The International Modern Pentathlon Union...

Modern pentathlon coach who struck horse sent for training

Sep. 06, 2021 07:46 AM EDT

MONACO (AP) — A German modern pentathlon coach who struck a horse at the Olympics was ordered Monday to undergo training on animal welfare before she can work again at major competitions. TV footage from the Olympics last month showed Kim Raisner leaning over a fence to...