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Reigning Olympic figure skating champ Evan Lysacek has halted his comeback bid eight weeks ahead of the Sochi Games due to a nagging hip injury, the US star announced on Tuesday. Lysacek has not competed since winning gold at the 2010 Vancouver Games and now says that he faces possible surgery to fix the problem. "My goal was to be 100 percent healthy for Sochi. I followed doctors orders and remained optimistic," Lysacek said.
CAIRO (AP) — The chairman of a panel that wrote Egypt's draft constitution defended the document Tuesday as guaranteeing democracy and freedoms, but he offered cautious criticism of a recent law restricting street protests.