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Olympic 100-meter swim champion to have heart surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:01pm

Rio Olympics 100-meter freestyle gold medalist Kyle Chalmers has withdrawn from July's world swimming championships to undergo surgery for a worsening heart condition.

Putin says whistleblowing on doping echoes Stalin's purges

James Ellingworth, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:34am

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that plans to encourage athletes to give evidence about doping remind him of denunciations during Josef Stalin's purges.

Forecast: Germany to top medal table at Pyeongchang Olympics

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:36am

and the most medals overall.

Cross-country skier Therese Johaug has court date in June

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:50am

Cross-country skier Therese Johaug has a court date in June for a doping case that could force her to miss the 2018 Olympics.

IOC to discuss LA-Paris double Olympic host picks on June 9

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:14am

The IOC's decision on whether to award Olympic hosting rights to both Los Angeles and Paris could be announced on June 9.

Mutko agrees Isinbayeva should leave anti-doping agency

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 4:44am

Russia's top state sports official agrees that Yelena Isinbayeva cannot continue as chair of the scandal-hit Russian Anti-Doping Agency because of a conflict of interest.

Isinbayeva out, progress made on sanctions at WADA meeting

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 18th - 4:19pm

Never known for haste, the World Anti-Doping Agency delivered two pieces of news Thursday that could strengthen its ability to expedite the end of the Russian doping scandal.

WADA: Isinbayeva 'will be gone' as Russian anti-doping chair

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 18th - 1:09pm

A World Anti-Doping official says Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva will be out as chairwoman of the Russian anti-doping agency at the end of the month.

Olympic champs Meryl Davis & Charlie White join dance tour

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 10:53am

Olympic ice dancing champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White have a new gig on solid footing.

USOC paid its way back into bidding game; LA could benefit

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 16th - 5:03pm

Tucked into the more than $257 million the U.S. Olympic Committee spent in 2016 was a $10 million payment to the International Olympic Committee designed, in part, to give the United States a better chance of hosting an Olympics someday — possibly in Los Angeles in 2024.

IOC evaluation commission praises Paris' vision

Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 16th - 7:00am

IOC evaluation commission chairman Patrick Baumann praised Paris' vision for the Olympics as he wrapped up a three-day visit to the French capital on Tuesday.

Olympic timekeeper Omega renews through 2032 Summer Games

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 15th - 6:32am

Olympic timekeeper Omega has extended its IOC sponsorship deal for three more Summer Games through to 2032.

5-time water polo Olympian Tony Azevedo to retire in June

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 13th - 1:45pm

Five-time Olympian Tony Azevedo will play his final water polo game for the United States next month before retiring at age 35.

Ledecky wrapping up freshman year at Stanford, worlds next

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 13th - 10:36am

Katie Ledecky's life has changed so much over the past year.

LA mayor opens door slightly to 2028 Games if 2024 is no go

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 12th - 5:52pm

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has opened the door slightly to considering hosting the 2028 Olympics if the city isn't awarded its first choice of 2024.

Macron talks up 2024 Paris Olympic bid to Bach

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 12th - 6:55am

French President-elect Emmanuel Macron has thrown his weight behind Paris' bid for the 2024 Olympics, telling IOC President Thomas Bach of its "expected benefits for all French people."

Evaluating LA bid for 2024 Olympics requires imagination

Beth Harris and Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 12th - 1:04am

Evaluating Los Angeles' readiness to host the 2024 Olympic Games takes some imagination. That's because a lot of the pitch still relies on images on a computer screen, or a blueprint of what's to come on a dusty construction site.

Los Angeles unleashes star power to woo IOC in Olympic bid

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 11th - 9:55am

The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Los Angeles is drawing on Hollywood star power.