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Son of a famous drummer, Van Halen makes own name in track

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 9:11pm

His favorite song is "Hot for Teacher." His go-to selection on karaoke nights happens to be "Panama ."

Boxer Jermain Taylor fails to appear at court hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:25pm

An Arkansas judge has ruled against world champion boxer Jermain Taylor after the former Olympian didn't appear at a court hearing regarding a 2014 shooting involving his cousin.

Paris shows off in race against Los Angeles for 2024 Games

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:33am

High-divers plunged into the River Seine, trampoline athletes somersaulted inside the Petit Palais art museum and runners raced on a floating track as Paris turned some of its world-famous landmarks over to sports on Friday in hopes of wowing the International Olympic Committee.

Tyson Gay keeps sprinting in memory of 15-year-old daughter

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:23pm

She ran the 100 and 200 meters — just like dad. She was so fast and would've been a college standout. This he has no doubt.

Kiwis pedaling toward possible America's Cup upset

Bernie Wilson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 2:27pm

The America's Cup has never seen anything like this.

Stoked! 511 California surfers paddle out to set record

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 1:00pm

Southern California surfers are stoked after setting a Guinness World Record for largest surf paddle-out.

Intel signs up as top Olympic sponsor through 2024

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 8:55am

The International Olympic Committee says it has signed a deal with technology provider Intel, one week after McDonald's ended its long-standing sponsorship three years early.

Innsbruck says hosting 2026 Olympics 'doable and affordable'

Eric Willemsen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 6:46am

A feasibility study has suggested Innsbruck could host the 2026 Winter Olympics on a budget of 1.175 billion euros ($1.3 billion), but the Austrian city will need the approval of its residents before deciding on a bid.

UCLA Olympic lab penalized by world drug agency

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 20th - 4:52pm

The World Anti-Doping Agency has partially suspended its accreditation of the UCLA Olympic lab for three months.

Olympic sprinter Ato Boldon to bring fresh eyes to NASCAR

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 20th - 8:57am

Ato Boldon likes speed. And cars. NASCAR? Well, the four-time Olympic medalist is about to find out.

Russian Olympic boxing medalist loses appeal in doping case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 16th - 10:57am

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed an appeal by Russian boxer Misha Aloian who was stripped of his 2016 Olympic silver medal for doping.

McDonald's ends Olympic sponsorship deal 3 years early

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 16th - 9:37am

Fast-food chain McDonald's has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early.

Surfing, canoeing go to court over stand up paddle dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 15th - 8:30am

The governing bodies of surfing and canoeing will go to court for control of stand up paddle boarding, a sport that is seen as a future candidate for the Olympic program.

AP Analysis: Rio de Janeiro Olympics cost $13.1 billion

Renata Brito and Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 14th - 7:56pm

An analysis by The Associated Press shows that the cost of putting on last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics was $13.1 billion, paid for with a mix of public and private money.

Pills, alcohol found in US bobsledder at death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 13th - 5:17pm

Olympic bobsledding champion Steven Holcomb had prescription sleeping pills and alcohol in his system when he was found dead last month, according to a toxicology report provided to his family and USA Bobsled and Skeleton.

Ukrainian race walker Olena Shumkina banned for doping

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 13th - 7:36am

Ukrainian race walker Olena Shumkina, who has competed at the Olympics and world championships, has been banned for doping.

IOC 'very happy' with Beijing prep for 2022 Winter Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 13th - 6:16am

The International Olympic Committee is "very happy" with Beijing's preparations for the 2022 Winter Games, amid assurances Tuesday that the main venues will be completed three years before the events are held.

Australian Olympic staffer apologizes for intimidating exec

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 13th - 12:04am

The Australian Olympic Committee's communications director has admitted in a letter of apology published Tuesday that he'd threatened to damage the reputation of the organization's former chief executive.

IOC pushes plan to award 2024, 2028 Olympics to LA, Paris

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 9th - 10:10pm

The International Olympic Committee has formally proposed picking the 2024 and 2028 Olympic host cities at the same time this year.