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IOC eases off support for electronic gaming as Olympic event

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 11:22am

The International Olympic Committee has slowed its support for recognizing electronic gaming as a sport.

Russian Olympic Committee appeals doping court ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 6th - 3:09am

The Russian Olympic Committee has appealed a Moscow court ruling which sought to overturn a doping disqualification against a double gold medalist from the Sochi Winter Olympics.

USA Gymnastics files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Will Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 4:08pm

USA Gymnastics is turning to bankruptcy in an effort to ensure its survival.

The 2019 Boxing Hall of Fame class

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 12:47pm

A look at the nine people to be inducted June 9, 2019 into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum:

Boxing head tries to placate voters amid Olympic inquiry

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:20am

The president of the amateur boxing association says the body has "finally and fully left the troubled past behind," despite being put under an International Olympic Committee inquiry.

Bach and IOC: No Olympic city ever as ready as Tokyo

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 2:56am

IOC President Thomas Bach and other International Olympic Committee members are calling Tokyo the best prepared host city in memory.

SKorean curling official leaves sport over abuse suspicions

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 4th - 7:17pm

A beleaguered South Korean curling official says he and his family will leave the sport for good as the government investigates their alleged abusive treatment of the "Garlic Girls," the country's hugely popular Olympic silver medalists.

Russian curler banned 4 years in Olympic doping case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 4th - 1:48pm

Russian curling medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky was banned for four years Tuesday in a doping case which cost Russia the right to fly its flag at the Winter Olympic closing ceremony this year.

Samsung signs Olympic sponsorship to 2028 Los Angeles Games

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 4th - 3:30am

Samsung has extended its IOC sponsorship deal through the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, making it 30 years of Summer and Winter Games support.

Canadian weightlifter upgraded to Olympic gold, bronze

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 3rd - 11:07am

Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard received a 2012 London Olympic gold and 2008 Beijing Olympic bronze medal in a ceremony on Monday at the National Arts Centre.

Simone Manuel wins 100 free at Winter Nationals

Marc Pruitt, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 1st - 6:53pm

Two-time Olympic champion Simone Manuel completed a sweep of the sprint freestyles at the USA Swimming Winter Nationals, winning the 100-meter race Saturday.

Report: IOC won't award both 2026, 2030 Winter Games next year

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 1st - 4:28pm

It looks like there isn't a chance that Salt Lake City could be awarded the 2030 Winter Games next year after International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach ruled out choosing hosts for two cities at the same time.

What would the 2030 Olympics cost Utah taxpayers? Nothing, organizers say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 1st - 10:53am

Organizers of Salt Lake City’s bid to host the 2030 winter games say Utah can host the Olympics at zero cost to state and local taxpayers.

Whither Olympic boxing: Will it be in Tokyo, or not?

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 1st - 3:04am

The International Olympic Committee wants boxing to be held at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. That much we know.

IOC human rights advisory committee to start with 2024 Games

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 1st - 1:24am

The IOC has set up an advisory committee on human rights chaired by Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, the former U.N. high commissioner for human rights.

Germany, Austria take golds on Day 1 of World Cup luge stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 30th - 11:08pm

Wolfgang Kindl of Austria won the men's singles race and the German team of Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken prevailed in the doubles race Friday at a World Cup luge event on the track used for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.

Katie Ledecky wins again at USA Swimming Winter Nationals

Marc Pruitt, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 30th - 6:44pm

Katie Ledecky won the 200-meter freestyle Friday night at the USA Swimming Winter National Championships, holding off Olympic teammate and training partner Simone Manuel for her third title in three days.

Russian billionaire elected to lead Olympic shooting body

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 30th - 9:48am

Russian billionaire Vladimir Lisin has been elected in a close vote to lead shooting's world governing body, the ISSF.

2 Russian Olympic champions face doping charges in biathlon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 30th - 9:17am

The International Biathlon Union says it's prosecuting doping charges against four Russians, two of them Olympic gold medalists.