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Tokyo 2020: Budget uncertainty will continue to 2019

Sherry Zheng, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 4:30am

Uncertainty over the final budget for the 2020 Olympic Games will continue until 2019, the head of the Tokyo Organizing Committee said on Tuesday.

IAAF provisionally suspends Fredericks in payment probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 6:00am

Four-time Olympic medalist Frank Fredericks has been suspended from duty by track and field's governing body, the IAAF, while he is investigated for alleged corruption suspected of being linked to the 2016 Olympics hosting vote.

Ross tops Walsh Jennings in first matchup since beach split

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 16th - 6:15pm

April Ross topped former partner Kerri Walsh Jennings in their first head-to-head matchup since winning the beach volleyball bronze medal together at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Salt Lake City's Winter Games chances improved, expert says

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 15th - 3:49pm

The International Olympic Committee's decision this week to pick both Paris and Los Angeles as the next two Summer Games' hosts is a break from tradition that one expert says could improve Salt Lake City's chances to host another Winter Games.

US Olympic boxer Mikaela Mayer turns pro with Top Rank

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 14th - 8:01pm

Mikaela Mayer is giving up her gold medal dreams to chase even bigger fighting rewards.

New TV network to focus on Olympics making debut on Saturday

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 14th - 11:56am

While too early in the morning for a torch lighting, a new television network designed to highlight Olympic sports and American athletes chasing gold medal dreams is set to debut Saturday.

Suspension over, swimmer Ryan Lochte returns to competition

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 12th - 2:35pm

Ryan Lochte is returning to USA Swimming competition this week for the first time since his 10-month suspension for his behavior at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics ended.

IOC deal may be good news for another Salt Lake Olympics

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jul 11th - 9:32pm

The International Olympic Committee's decision Tuesday to seek an agreement with Paris and Los Angeles over hosting the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games looks like good news for another Winter Games in Salt Lake City.

IOC to pick Los Angeles, Paris for 2024 or 2028 Olympics

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 11th - 12:45pm

Finally, Los Angeles and Paris have their Olympic hosting destiny in their own hands.

Russia aims to hit dopers in the pocket

James Ellingworth, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 10th - 9:43am

Russia wants to hit dopers where it hurts — in their bank accounts.

IOC balks at helping Rio with $35-40 million Olympic debt

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 9th - 1:32pm

The IOC has balked at helping Rio Olympic organizers pay a debt estimated at $35-40 million.

IOC completing 1,000 retests of Vancouver Olympic samples

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 9th - 1:22pm

The IOC expects to complete retesting of more than 1,000 doping samples from the 2010 Vancouver Olympics next month.

British Olympic relay team gets medals 9 years after race

Rob Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 9th - 12:04pm

They stepped on the podium. The medals were presented. Nine years too late, and in London rather than Beijing for Britain's 4x400-meter relay team from the 2008 Olympics.

LA, Paris arrive for Olympic meetings; 2024 deal must wait

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 9th - 7:53am

The United States is going to host its first Summer Olympics since 1996.

Thousands of athletes in Jerusalem for "Jewish Olympics"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 6th - 1:25pm

Thousands of athletes from around the world are parading in Jerusalem at the opening ceremony of the 20th Maccabiah Games, known as the "Jewish Olympics."

Hacking shows Mo Farah flagged for suspicious blood data

James Ellingworth, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 6th - 1:16pm

Data posted by Russian-linked hackers show four-time Olympic gold medalist runner Mo Farah's blood readings were once flagged by track's governing body.

Olympic panel praises 'outstanding' LA, Paris hosting plans

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 5th - 3:22pm

Los Angeles and Paris have been praised by an International Olympic Committee panel for having "outstanding" plans to host the 2024 Summer Games.

Rio Olympics look to IOC for help with $40 million debt

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 5th - 11:14am

Almost a year after the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Brazilian organizers are asking for help from the International Olympic Committee to satisfy creditors who are still owed about 130 million reals ($40 million).

Andrews drops out of bid for world championship standard

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 2nd - 8:13pm

Robby Andrews fell out of the 1,500 meters Sunday in a TrackTown Summer Series event, failing in his bid for the world championship standard.