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  • Summer Olympic sports chief to Vizer: …

    Summer Olympic sports chief to Vizer: …

    LONDON (AP) — Marius Vizer's latest foray into IOC politics earned a blunt rebuke from a senior Olympic leader Friday, as more sports suspended ties with his … More »

    Associated Press - 8 hours ago
  • US delegation to visit IOC next week …

    US delegation to visit IOC next week …

    LONDON (AP) — Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games … More »

    Associated Press - 9 hours ago
  • Rome mayor wants Olympic medal ceremonies …

    Rome mayor wants Olympic medal ceremonies …

    ROME (AP) — Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino proposed Friday that medal ceremonies be held at the Colosseum if the Italian capital wins the bid to host the 2024 Olympics. … More »

    Associated Press - 10 hours ago
  • Cuba, U.S. wrestlers tussle in Times …

    Cuba, U.S. wrestlers tussle in Times …

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - World class wrestlers from Cuba and the United States celebrated the improving relations between the countries on Thursday with … More »

    Reuters - 22 hours ago
  • US beats Cuba 9-4 in wrestling exhibition …

    US beats Cuba 9-4 in wrestling exhibition …

    NEW YORK (AP) — The video screens of Times Square shining a spotlight down on him, Olympic champion Jordan Burroughs smiled widely for the TV cameras as he … More »

    Associated Press - 22 hours ago
  • Celtics owner Pagliuca takes over Boston's …

    Celtics owner Pagliuca takes over Boston's …

    BOSTON (AP) — The group leading the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston shook up its management Thursday, making Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca the new … More »

    Associated Press - 22 hours ago
  • 10 Things to Know for Friday

    10 Things to Know for Friday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: … More »

    Associated Press - Fri, May 22, 2015 9:09 AM PHT
  • Mike Babcock faces 'massive challenge' …

    Mike Babcock faces 'massive challenge' …

    TORONTO (AP) — Brendan Shanahan's first conversation with Mike Babcock about the Toronto Maple Leafs' coaching position was more of a disclaimer than a sales pitch. … More »

    Associated Press - Fri, May 22, 2015 4:59 AM PHT
  • Prince to miss beginning of WNBA season …

    Prince to miss beginning of WNBA season …

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Liberty guard Epiphanny Prince will miss perhaps the first month of the WNBA season to try to help Russia qualify for next year's Olympics … More »

    Associated Press - Fri, May 22, 2015 4:17 AM PHT
  • Nielsen: 13.76 million viewers for  …

    Nielsen: 13.76 million viewers for  …

    NEW YORK (AP) — Comic celebrities turned out for David Letterman's late-night farewell — and so did his biggest audience in more than 21 years. … More »

    Associated Press - Fri, May 22, 2015 3:04 AM PHT
  • Rio drops Olympic water polo venue

    Rio drops Olympic water polo venue

    The venue scheduled to host water polo at next year's Rio Olympics will be dropped from the Games, after months of construction delays and a funding shortfall, … More »

    AFP News - Thu, May 21, 2015 9:29 AM PHT
  • Police officer, suspect killed in Omaha …

    Police officer, suspect killed in Omaha …

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man opened fire Wednesday on officers who were trying to arrest him for a previous shooting, prompting police to return gunfire in a … More »

    Associated Press - Thu, May 21, 2015 8:47 AM PHT
  • Five Olympic rings light up a northern …

    Five Olympic rings light up a northern …

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — This is a sure sign the 2016 Olympics are getting close. … More »

    Associated Press - Thu, May 21, 2015 8:34 AM PHT
  • Cyclist stabbed to death near Rio Olympic …

    Cyclist stabbed to death near Rio Olympic …

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Mayor Eduardo Paes said Wednesday he was confident in security arrangements for next year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, a day after a cyclist was … More »

    Associated Press - Thu, May 21, 2015 5:07 AM PHT
  • Cuban wrestlers prepare to face US in …

    Cuban wrestlers prepare to face US in …

    NEW YORK (AP) — Invited to take part in an exhibition against the U.S. in Times Square, top Cuban wrestlers quickly received approval from their government to make … More »

    Associated Press - Thu, May 21, 2015 5:02 AM PHT
  • Maple Leafs hire Babcock as new head …

    Maple Leafs hire Babcock as new head …

    (Reuters) - The Toronto Maple Leafs won the Mike Babcock sweepstakes on Wednesday by beating out a handful of teams that tried to land the highly-coveted head coach … More »

    Reuters - Thu, May 21, 2015 3:08 AM PHT
  • Thomas Bach to Marius Vizer: I'll …

    Thomas Bach to Marius Vizer: I'll …

    LONDON (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach is keeping Marius Vizer waiting on his invitation for a clear-the-air meeting. … More »

    Associated Press - Thu, May 21, 2015 1:26 AM PHT
  • Truth 'too shocking' for IOC …

    Truth 'too shocking' for IOC …

    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - SportAccord president Marius Vizer has urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to end pressure on federations to … More »

    Reuters - Wed, May 20, 2015 10:08 PM PHT
  • Magnussen seeks second opinion after …

    Magnussen seeks second opinion after …

    James Magnussen is to seek a second opinion after being advised to rest his injured shoulder less than three months before he defends his 100 metre freestyle title … More »

    Reuters - Wed, May 20, 2015 12:26 PM PHT
  • U.S. market grows as Crusaders to play …

    U.S. market grows as Crusaders to play …

    The emergence of the United States as a lucrative rugby market continued on Wednesday with the announcement seven-times Super Rugby champions Canterbury Crusaders … More »

    Reuters - Wed, May 20, 2015 10:52 AM PHT

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