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Embattled Olympic boxing body picks Russia for 2019 worlds

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 4:31am

The embattled governing body of Olympic boxing has picked Russia to host the 2019 men's world championships, amid reports of a no-confidence vote against President Ching-Kuo Wu over concerns about the Switzerland-based body's finances.

Japan marks three-year countdown to Tokyo 2020 Games

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:30am

Japan began its three-year countdown to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Monday with concerts, races and other events meant to drum up public enthusiasm for the games.

Make it a double: Ledecky begins worlds with a pair of golds

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 1:01pm

Katie Ledecky is off to a golden start at the world championships.

They're back! Grevers, Beisel return for another worlds

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 2:11pm

Matt Grevers and Elizabeth Beisel have been through this before.

Ledecky prepares for another big week at world championships

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 6:21pm

Katie Ledecky shrugs off the notion that she's doing anything special over the next week.

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.

Brazil court dismisses Ryan Lochte false report case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 15th - 5:26pm

A Brazilian court has dismissed the criminal case against U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte, who had been charged with filing a false robbery report during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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.