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Paris Olympic bid team tells IOC it doesn't want 2028 Games

Rob Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 1:32pm

The Paris bid team issued an ultimatum to the IOC on Tuesday: It's the 2024 Olympics or nothing.

US marathon legend Meb Keflezighi nears the end of the road

William J. Kole, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:47am

Meb Keflezighi helped the running world reclaim the Boston Marathon with a sensational American victory the year after the deadly 2013 bombings.

Suspended Russian anti-doping agency gets new acting CEO

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:38am

The Russian anti-doping agency, which remains suspended over an alleged cover-up, has named a new acting CEO.

2020 Olympic golf course votes to amend membership policy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:44am

The course that will host the 2020 Olympic golf tournament has avoided being stripped of the event by deciding to change its membership policy to include women.

Ethiopian Feyisa Lilesa, American Molly Huddle win NYC Half

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:10am

Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia ran the fastest time in five years in winning the NYC Half, and Molly Huddle of the United States won her third straight women's title in the 13.1-mile race

Conlan walks with McGregor, beats Ibarra in pro debut

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 12:30am

Michael Conlan marched into his pro boxing debut alongside UFC champion Conor McGregor and picked up a third-round TKO of Tim Ibarra in a spirited St. Patrick's Day scene Friday night.

IOC sets up group to look at double 2024-2028 Olympic picks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 4:43am

The International Olympic Committee has moved closer toward picking both Los Angeles and Paris to host a Summer Games in an unprecedented double vote this year.

British film company buys rights to Syrian swimmer's story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 3:20am

A British film company has agreed to buy the rights to the story of a teenage refugee who fled Syria and swam at the Olympics a year later.

NKorea plans to participate in ice hockey event in South

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 1:22am

South Korean Olympic organizers said Friday the North Korean women's ice hockey team had registered to compete in an international event in the South next month.

Fukushima confirmed as venue for Tokyo 2020 baseball

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 12:14am

Organizers on Friday confirmed that baseball and softball games for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be held in Fukushima, an area hit by the 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster.

IOC president Bach to meet with Russia doping investigator

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 9:42am

Doping investigator Richard McLaren has been invited for talks with IOC President Thomas Bach amid ongoing tension between Olympic sports bodies and anti-doping officials.

IOC board member apologizes for linking Russian ban to Nazis

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 4:52am

IOC board member Gian Franco Kasper apologized Thursday for comparing a ban on Russia from the 2018 Olympics to persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany.

Call for athlete rights charter in fallout of Russian doping

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 7:30am

A World Anti-Doping Agency panel is proposing a charter to formally protect the rights of athletes.

Olympic halfpipe champion I-Pod to have knee surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 10:17am

Olympic halfpipe champion Iouri Podladtchikov will have surgery after sustaining a serious knee injury at the snowboard world championships.

Russian doping investigator McLaren hits back at critics

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 10:28am

Doping investigator Richard McLaren has defended his report into orchestrated Russian doping from what he called "nitpicking."

Russian doctor Portugalov banned for life in doping case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 5:48am

A Russian sports doctor accused of supplying performance-enhancing drugs to athletes has been banned for life.

Shiffrin clinches slalom title, wins World Cup race at Squaw

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 11th - 5:03pm

Mikaela Shiffrin shook her head after a final run that featured plenty of mistakes followed by some remarkable recoveries.

Kelly Clark and long, halfpipe road to Olympics No. 5

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 11th - 10:24am

For the better part of a month, Kelly Clark needed help for everything. She wasn't allowed to sit up straight, and her feet were bound together to avoid compromising tissue around her newly repaired hip that needed rest and plenty of hard work to become functional again.

USOC anti-doping paper calls for WADA independence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 10th - 1:00pm

The U.S. Olympic Committee has released an anti-doping position paper, calling for greater independence of the World Anti-Doping Agency, including barring those involved in governance at the International Olympic Committee from serving in similar roles at WADA.