Reporter

Shira Springer

Springer is an investigative and enterprise reporter for the Sports section. She covers a wide range of subjects, including local professional teams, sports business, and the Olympics. Prior to her current role, she served as Celtics beat writer. Her journalism career started at the Globe in 1997.

Latest stories

Boston Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo banned two years for doping

By , Globe Staff

The three-time Marathon winner tested positive for EPO in September.

SHIRA SPRINGER I FAIR PLAY

Shannon Miller firing at Minnesota Duluth about more than money

By , Globe Staff

Miller was told her contract would not be renewed after this season, despite her five national titles and more than 300 wins.

Boston’s Olympics plan could rely on distant venues

By , Globe Staff

Boston’s plans for the 2024 Olympics probably will include staging some events outside Mass., such as in N.Y. and D.C.

Convincing case made by Boston for Olympic bid

By , Globe Staff

The road to Boston’s nomination was filled with strategy sessions, fund-raising calls, and bid presentation prep.