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Group claims further sexual abuse in South Korean skating

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - An athletes' group has raised further allegations of sexual abuse in South Korean speed skating following explosive claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that she had been raped by her former coach since she was a teen. Th
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Group claims further sexual abuse in South Korean skating

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - An athletes' group has raised further allegations of sexual abuse in South Korean speed skating following explosive claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that she had been raped by her former coach since she was a teen. The group said Monday it found five ...

Shim Suk-hee raped by South Korea Olympic coach

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – An athletes' group has raised further allegations of sexual abuse in South Korean speed skating following explosive claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that she had been raped by her former coach since she was a te
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Shim Suk-hee raped by South Korea Olympic coach

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – An athletes' group has raised further allegations of sexual abuse in South Korean speed skating following explosive claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that she had been raped by her former coach since she was a teen. The group said Monday it found five ...

Russian doping agency says reforms at risk if new suspension

MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian anti-doping agency says reforms in Russian sport are at risk if it is suspended again by the World Anti-Doping Agency. WADA reinstated the Russian agency, known as RUSADA, in September on condition that Russian authorities turned ove
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Russian doping agency says reforms at risk if new suspension

MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian anti-doping agency says reforms in Russian sport are at risk if it is suspended again by the World Anti-Doping Agency. WADA reinstated the Russian agency, known as RUSADA, in September on condition that Russian authorities turned over key doping data from the Moscow doping laboratory ...

Olympic medalist snowboarder from Canada has lymphoma

MONTREAL (AP) - Olympic medalist snowboarder Max Parrot of Canada has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. Canada Snowboard said Thursday the cancer was diagnosed Dec. 21 after a biopsy 10 days earlier. The 24-year-old from Quebec will miss the rest of the 2
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Olympic medalist snowboarder from Canada has lymphoma

MONTREAL (AP) - Olympic medalist snowboarder Max Parrot of Canada has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. Canada Snowboard said Thursday the cancer was diagnosed Dec. 21 after a biopsy 10 days earlier. The 24-year-old from Quebec will miss the rest of the 2018-19 season. Parrot won a slopestyle silver medal ...

WADA: Lab data retrieved and being moved out of Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) - Experts from the World Anti-Doping Agency have finished retrieving data from the Moscow lab that could lead to sanctions against Russian athletes implicated in the country's wide-ranging doping conspiracy. WADA announced Thursday that the data h
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WADA: Lab data retrieved and being moved out of Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) - Experts from the World Anti-Doping Agency have finished retrieving data from the Moscow lab that could lead to sanctions against Russian athletes implicated in the country's wide-ranging doping conspiracy. WADA announced Thursday that the data has been transferred out of Russia for analysis by agency experts. WADA ...

Japan Olympic official Takeda denies corruption allegations

TOKYO (AP) - Tsunekazu Takeda, the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee and a powerful IOC member, has denied corruption allegations against him concerning reported bribes paid to be awarded the rights to host the 2020 Olympics. A French prosecutor is inves
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Japan Olympic official Takeda denies corruption allegations

TOKYO (AP) - Tsunekazu Takeda, the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee and a powerful IOC member, has denied corruption allegations against him concerning reported bribes paid to be awarded the rights to host the 2020 Olympics. A French prosecutor is investigating Takeda, who is reportedly linked to about $2 ...

WADA panel to rule on Russia doping data as visit continues

MOSCOW (AP) - World Anti-Doping Agency inspectors' bid to obtain doping data will head into a sixth day in the Russian capital as a WADA panel prepares to rule whether Russia has kept its word on the issue. WADA reinstated the Russian anti-doping agency in Se
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WADA panel to rule on Russia doping data as visit continues

MOSCOW (AP) - World Anti-Doping Agency inspectors' bid to obtain doping data will head into a sixth day in the Russian capital as a WADA panel prepares to rule whether Russia has kept its word on the issue. WADA reinstated the Russian anti-doping agency in September - against protests from ...

UConn chefs to compete in TV-style cooking challenge

STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Chefs from different UConn dining halls will put their skills to the test in a cooking challenge similar to those on the popular TV shows «Iron Chef» and «Chopped.» The school will hold its 19th annual Culinary Oly
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UConn chefs to compete in TV-style cooking challenge

STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Chefs from different UConn dining halls will put their skills to the test in a cooking challenge similar to those on the popular TV shows «Iron Chef» and «Chopped.» The school will hold its 19th annual Culinary Olympics on the Storrs campus Tuesday. The competition will ...

Probe of IOC's Takeda hangs over Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) - A month ago, Tsunekazu Takeda was warmly applauded by 1,400 Olympic dignitaries as he spoke alongside International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach in Tokyo. A month later, the powerful IOC member and head of the Japanese Olympic Committe
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Probe of IOC's Takeda hangs over Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) - A month ago, Tsunekazu Takeda was warmly applauded by 1,400 Olympic dignitaries as he spoke alongside International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach in Tokyo. A month later, the powerful IOC member and head of the Japanese Olympic Committee is fighting a corruption investigation, suspected by French investigators ...

Russian court says bobsledder can keep Olympic titles

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian bobsledder Alexander Zubkov won a Moscow court ruling on Friday that could make it harder for the International Olympic Committee to recover his gold medals. The Russian flagbearer at the 2014 Sochi Olympics was stripped of his two gold
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Russian court says bobsledder can keep Olympic titles

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian bobsledder Alexander Zubkov won a Moscow court ruling on Friday that could make it harder for the International Olympic Committee to recover his gold medals. The Russian flagbearer at the 2014 Sochi Olympics was stripped of his two gold medals from those games in 2017 by ...

Sweden makes bid for 2026 Olympics _ with events in Latvia

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Sweden's Olympic Committee says it has filed a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics with the luge competitions to be held in Latvia across the Baltic Sea. Richard Brisius, spokesman for the Swedish bid, says the Alpine discipl
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Sweden makes bid for 2026 Olympics _ with events in Latvia

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Sweden's Olympic Committee says it has filed a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics with the luge competitions to be held in Latvia across the Baltic Sea. Richard Brisius, spokesman for the Swedish bid, says the Alpine disciplines will be in Are, the ski ...

3 Swedish county governors back 2026 Olympic bid

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Three county governors in Sweden have expressed «strong support» for the 2026 Winter Olympics to be held in their regions. Ylva Thorn, Jotan Hagglund and Sven-Erik Osterberg - the heads of the counties of Dalarna, Jamtland and Sto
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3 Swedish county governors back 2026 Olympic bid

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Three county governors in Sweden have expressed «strong support» for the 2026 Winter Olympics to be held in their regions. Ylva Thorn, Jotan Hagglund and Sven-Erik Osterberg - the heads of the counties of Dalarna, Jamtland and Stockholm - say they are «very proud of the bid.» ...

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman breaks elbow in fall on stairs

BOSTON (AP) - Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is recovering from a broken elbow suffered in a fall on the stairs. Raisman in a Twitter post says "I survived two Olympic Games and 19 years of gymnastics without ever breaking a bone ... the stairs got me .
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Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman breaks elbow in fall on stairs

BOSTON (AP) - Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is recovering from a broken elbow suffered in a fall on the stairs. Raisman in a Twitter post says "I survived two Olympic Games and 19 years of gymnastics without ever breaking a bone ... the stairs got me ... I ...

WADA starts work on copying doping data in Moscow lab

MOSCOW (AP) - World Anti-Doping Agency experts have started the process of copying data from a Moscow laboratory which could implicate numerous Russian athletes in past drug cases. «Work has started with the equipment, setting the equipment up and copyi
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WADA starts work on copying doping data in Moscow lab

MOSCOW (AP) - World Anti-Doping Agency experts have started the process of copying data from a Moscow laboratory which could implicate numerous Russian athletes in past drug cases. «Work has started with the equipment, setting the equipment up and copying the database,» Russia Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said on Thursday ...

Maori Davenport ruling makes Alabama a national disgrace

The real reason for shame in Alabama has nothing to do with Clemson's rout in the College Football Playoff National Championship game on Monday. That was just two outstanding teams in honest competition on a level playing field, with the super-talented Tiger
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Maori Davenport ruling makes Alabama a national disgrace

The real reason for shame in Alabama has nothing to do with Clemson's rout in the College Football Playoff National Championship game on Monday. That was just two outstanding teams in honest competition on a level playing field, with the super-talented Tigers playing extraordinarily well. The matchup that should totally ...

Russia says 'understanding' reached on doping data for WADA

MOSCOW (AP) - The Kremlin says there is «understanding» on how crucial data on drug use by Russian athletes will be handed over to the World Anti-Doping Agency. WADA officials are due to arrive in Moscow on Wednesday for their third visit seeking
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Russia says 'understanding' reached on doping data for WADA

MOSCOW (AP) - The Kremlin says there is «understanding» on how crucial data on drug use by Russian athletes will be handed over to the World Anti-Doping Agency. WADA officials are due to arrive in Moscow on Wednesday for their third visit seeking the lab data. The Moscow laboratory data ...

Taekwondo coach Jean Lopez's ban lifted in misconduct case

DENVER (AP) - An arbitration panel has ruled in favor of taekwondo coach Jean Lopez, meaning his name has been removed from the U.S. Center for SafeSport's sanctioned list and he is free to resume coaching without restriction. Lopez was declared permanently i
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Taekwondo coach Jean Lopez's ban lifted in misconduct case

DENVER (AP) - An arbitration panel has ruled in favor of taekwondo coach Jean Lopez, meaning his name has been removed from the U.S. Center for SafeSport's sanctioned list and he is free to resume coaching without restriction. Lopez was declared permanently ineligible in April for sexual misconduct involving three ...

Former NFL Pro Bowl Players try curling with Olympic goal

Defensive lineman Jared Allen retired from the NFL in 2015 and wasn't ready to give up on the competition he'd come to enjoy as a five-time All-Pro. His solution: The Olympics. The problem: He didn't compete in any Olympic sports. Less than a year later, Alle
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Former NFL Pro Bowl Players try curling with Olympic goal

Defensive lineman Jared Allen retired from the NFL in 2015 and wasn't ready to give up on the competition he'd come to enjoy as a five-time All-Pro. His solution: The Olympics. The problem: He didn't compete in any Olympic sports. Less than a year later, Allen and three other former ...

Deadline passes without Russian turnover of data to WADA

The deadline for Russia to turn over samples and other data from its Moscow anti-doping lab has passed, leaving the World Anti-Doping Agency to decide whether to reinstate the ban it had lifted in September. WADA's decision to declare the Russian Anti-Doping
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Deadline passes without Russian turnover of data to WADA

The deadline for Russia to turn over samples and other data from its Moscow anti-doping lab has passed, leaving the World Anti-Doping Agency to decide whether to reinstate the ban it had lifted in September. WADA's decision to declare the Russian Anti-Doping Agency compliant came with the requirement that it ...

Revelers say hello to 2019, goodbye to an unsettling year

Revelers around the globe are bidding a weary farewell Monday to an unsettling year filled with challenges to many of the world's most basic institutions, including politics, trade, alliances and religion. Here's a look at how people are ushering in the new y
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Revelers say hello to 2019, goodbye to an unsettling year

Revelers around the globe are bidding a weary farewell Monday to an unsettling year filled with challenges to many of the world's most basic institutions, including politics, trade, alliances and religion. Here's a look at how people are ushering in the new year: ___ KIRIBATI The Pacific island nation of ...

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