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Bobby Joe Morrow, 3-time winner in 1956 Olympics, dies at 84

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 6:12pm

Bobby Joe Morrow, the Texas sprinter who won three gold medals in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics while a student at Abilene Christian University, died Saturday. He was 84.

Cortina request postponing ski worlds from 2021 to 2022

Andrew Dampf, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 11:09am

or maybe the only thing — to do,” Malago said.

Update on the latest in sports:

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 8:40am

The NHL is hoping to move to Phase 2 of its return-to-play protocol early next month. That includes opening practice facilities and allowing small group workouts.

70% of US Olympic sports organizations applied for PPP funds

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted May 8th - 3:02pm

At least 70 percent of U.S. Olympic sports organizations have applied for government funds during the coronavirus pandemic, a stark financial reality that underscores the frailties within the world’s most dominant Olympic sports system.

Plans on ice: USA Luge's Mazdzer wondering what comes next

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted May 4th - 11:48am

assuming the coronavirus pandemic has been sufficiently slowed by then.

Back to the pool: USA Swimming unveils tentative schedule

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 27th - 3:48pm

all leading up to next summer’s Olympic trials in Omaha, Nebraska and the Tokyo Games.

USOPC to cut up to 20%, says no games would be 'devastating'

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 1:41pm

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee is bracing for cuts of up to 20% because of the coronavirus pandemic and warning that a cancellation of the Tokyo Games would be "devastating” to athletes and the organization.

USOPC to cut 10% to 20% due to coronavirus

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 1:03pm

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee is bracing for cuts of 10% to 20% because of the coronavirus pandemic that has pushed the Olympics back one year and triggered losses across the nation's sports organizations, The Associated Press has learned.

USA Track and Field switches Olympic trials to June 2021

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 9:18am

USA Track and Field has rescheduled its Olympic trials for June 18-27, 2021, at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

Davis, US boxers choosing delayed Olympics over pro riches

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 4:53pm

Keyshawn Davis took several weeks to choose his path to boxing stardom after the Tokyo Olympics were postponed.

Tokyo Games won't provide much economic stimulus for Japan

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 16th - 11:12pm

IOC member John Coates, who oversees planning for next year's Tokyo Olympics, has claimed the postponed games could help “kick start” Japan’s economy.

In COVID-19 world, anti-doping gives in-home testing a try

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 15th - 4:04am

The typical day for Noah Lyles now looks something like this:

Athletes completing bans get unexpected chance at Olympics

Ken Maguire, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 13th - 5:25am

Athletes completing doping bans over the next year will be eligible to compete in the postponed Tokyo Olympics, an unintended effect of the coronavirus pandemic that has some crying foul.

40 years later, vote to skip Moscow Games still 'horrible'

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 11th - 5:38pm

By the time the news filtered to him, Edwin Moses had already left a promising engineering job to focus on a full-time career on the track.

Track world championships rescheduled for July 2022

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 8th - 7:56am

Eugene — playing host in a newly renovated and enlarged Hayward Field. The stadium will get its first major test run at Olympic trials, which will now be held in 2021 on a date still to be determined.

AP Interview: 33 sports vote unanimously on Olympic dates

Andrew Dampf, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 30th - 12:51pm

Despite some early differences of opinion, the 33 sports that make up the Summer Olympic program voted unanimously on Monday to delay the Tokyo Games by a full year.

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 30th - 1:20am

The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 11:10am

Four-time All-Star outfielder Jim Edmonds is being treated with pneumonia as he also awaits test results for the coronavirus.