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New round of athletes, leaders protest Russian reinstatement

More Olympic athletes and anti-doping leaders have come out in protest of the possible reinstatement of Russia's anti-doping agency. Members of the athletes committees from the World Anti-Doping Agency and the U.S. Olympic Committee , along with a group of in
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New round of athletes, leaders protest Russian reinstatement

More Olympic athletes and anti-doping leaders have come out in protest of the possible reinstatement of Russia's anti-doping agency. Members of the athletes committees from the World Anti-Doping Agency and the U.S. Olympic Committee , along with a group of international anti-doping leaders and a key supporter of a Russian ...

Potential end of Russia anti-doping suspension sparks outcry

The Institute of National Anti-Doping Organizations is criticizing what it calls an eleventh-hour attempt to appease Russia and lift its anti-doping agency's suspension at the end of this week. INADO, which represents anti-doping movements from 67 countries,
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Potential end of Russia anti-doping suspension sparks outcry

The Institute of National Anti-Doping Organizations is criticizing what it calls an eleventh-hour attempt to appease Russia and lift its anti-doping agency's suspension at the end of this week. INADO, which represents anti-doping movements from 67 countries, called last week's recommendation to reinstate RUSADA a decision made "simply out of ...

Eliud Kipchoge sets world record in Berlin marathon win

BERLIN (AP) - Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge set a marathon world record, winning the Berlin race in 2 hours, 1 minute, 39 seconds on Sunday. Organizers initially put Kipchoge's time at 2 hours, 1 minute, 40 seconds, but later reduced it by one second. The 3
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Eliud Kipchoge sets world record in Berlin marathon win

BERLIN (AP) - Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge set a marathon world record, winning the Berlin race in 2 hours, 1 minute, 39 seconds on Sunday. Organizers initially put Kipchoge's time at 2 hours, 1 minute, 40 seconds, but later reduced it by one second. The 33-year-old broke the previous world ...

Lockout looming? NHL is 1 year away from key labor deadline

Connor McDavid heard teammates talking about another potential lockout when he entered the NHL - in 2015. As he became one of hockey's best players and signed the richest annual contract in the league, McDavid says he remains optimistic there will not be anot
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Lockout looming? NHL is 1 year away from key labor deadline

Connor McDavid heard teammates talking about another potential lockout when he entered the NHL - in 2015. As he became one of hockey's best players and signed the richest annual contract in the league, McDavid says he remains optimistic there will not be another work stoppages like those in 2004-05 ...

Eliud Kipchoge sets new world record in Berlin marathon win

BERLIN (AP) - Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge has set a new marathon world record, winning the Berlin race in 2 hours, 1 minute and 39 seconds on Sunday. The Kenyan defended his title in the German capital, pulling ahead of his competitors early on amid perfe
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Eliud Kipchoge sets new world record in Berlin marathon win

BERLIN (AP) - Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge has set a new marathon world record, winning the Berlin race in 2 hours, 1 minute and 39 seconds on Sunday. The Kenyan defended his title in the German capital, pulling ahead of his competitors early on amid perfect running conditions. He broke ...

Key panel member quits after Russia doping recommendation

An Olympic champion who is one of the most high-profile athletes in the anti-doping movement stepped down from a key review panel a day after that panel surprisingly recommended reinstatement of Russia's anti-doping agency. Beckie Scott told The Associated Pr
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Key panel member quits after Russia doping recommendation

An Olympic champion who is one of the most high-profile athletes in the anti-doping movement stepped down from a key review panel a day after that panel surprisingly recommended reinstatement of Russia's anti-doping agency. Beckie Scott told The Associated Press she left her position on the World Anti-Doping Agency's six-person ...

Los Angeles, Paris mayors talk climate, homeless, Olympics

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mayors of Paris and Los Angeles met Tuesday ahead of a global climate summit to memorialize the victims of the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. and to talk about the commonalities between the two cities in an increasingly divided world. Los Ang
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Los Angeles, Paris mayors talk climate, homeless, Olympics

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mayors of Paris and Los Angeles met Tuesday ahead of a global climate summit to memorialize the victims of the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. and to talk about the commonalities between the two cities in an increasingly divided world. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti ...

Probst to step down as USOC chairman after a decade

DENVER (AP) - Larry Probst will step down as chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee at the end of the year, ending a decade-long stay during which he restored the federation's international reputation but will leave it facing as many problems as he inherited
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Probst to step down as USOC chairman after a decade

DENVER (AP) - Larry Probst will step down as chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee at the end of the year, ending a decade-long stay during which he restored the federation's international reputation but will leave it facing as many problems as he inherited on the home front. Probst will ...

China appoints Hiddink in hope of Olympic success

China's soccer federation announced Monday it has appointed Dutch coach Guus Hiddink to lead the country's under-21 team to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. The 71 year-old, who took the senior Netherlands and South Korean teams to the World Cup semifinals in 199
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China appoints Hiddink in hope of Olympic success

China's soccer federation announced Monday it has appointed Dutch coach Guus Hiddink to lead the country's under-21 team to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. The 71 year-old, who took the senior Netherlands and South Korean teams to the World Cup semifinals in 1998 and 2002 respectively, joins senior national team ...

Indiana farm kid now state FBI office's top agent

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) - Growing up on a small farm between Hagerstown and Economy, Grant Mendenhall dreamed of working for the FBI, but he never imagined he would lead the agency's operations in his home state. After nearly 30 years on the job, he's now manage
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Indiana farm kid now state FBI office's top agent

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) - Growing up on a small farm between Hagerstown and Economy, Grant Mendenhall dreamed of working for the FBI, but he never imagined he would lead the agency's operations in his home state. After nearly 30 years on the job, he's now managed to do both. Mendenhall, ...

Taekwondo champ Steven Lopez receives permanent ban

DENVER (AP) - The U.S. Center for SafeSport has permanently banned two-time Olympic taekwondo champion Steven Lopez for sexual misconduct involving a minor. The center has been investigating Lopez for about four months and made his ban permanent Thursday nigh
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Taekwondo champ Steven Lopez receives permanent ban

DENVER (AP) - The U.S. Center for SafeSport has permanently banned two-time Olympic taekwondo champion Steven Lopez for sexual misconduct involving a minor. The center has been investigating Lopez for about four months and made his ban permanent Thursday night. He can still appeal. He was suspended in May, a ...

Korean boy bands, soccer stars march to different beats

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Boy band BTS hit the top of the charts not long after Son Heung-min and his South Korean soccer team stepped atop the Asian Games podium. The performers and athletes brought plenty of acclaim to the country, but it has sparked a nati
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Korean boy bands, soccer stars march to different beats

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Boy band BTS hit the top of the charts not long after Son Heung-min and his South Korean soccer team stepped atop the Asian Games podium. The performers and athletes brought plenty of acclaim to the country, but it has sparked a national debate on ...

Passionate collector donates rare Olympic treasure trove

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The collector of the world's most thorough cache of Olympic torches, medals and other valuable keepsakes insists he does not play favorites. They are all his babies. Still, when pressed, Gordy Crawford brings up a gold medal fro
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Passionate collector donates rare Olympic treasure trove

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The collector of the world's most thorough cache of Olympic torches, medals and other valuable keepsakes insists he does not play favorites. They are all his babies. Still, when pressed, Gordy Crawford brings up a gold medal from the 1932 Lake Placid Winter Olympics. Not ...

California Editorial Rdp

Sept. 5 Los Angeles Times on funding for 'subway to the sea': 2028 is not all that far away. And as the Summer Olympics that will be held in Los Angeles that year draw ever closer, the track to keep an eye on isn't on the field. It is - ...
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California Editorial Rdp

Sept. 5 Los Angeles Times on funding for 'subway to the sea': 2028 is not all that far away. And as the Summer Olympics that will be held in Los Angeles that year draw ever closer, the track to keep an eye on isn't on the field. It is - ...

Tim Cahill to play final international game against Lebanon

SYDNEY (AP) - Australia's leading goal scorer Tim Cahill will lace up his boots one last time for the national side when the Socceroos play Lebanon in a friendly in November. Football Federation Australia announced Tuesday that the 107-capped Cahill, who rece
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Tim Cahill to play final international game against Lebanon

SYDNEY (AP) - Australia's leading goal scorer Tim Cahill will lace up his boots one last time for the national side when the Socceroos play Lebanon in a friendly in November. Football Federation Australia announced Tuesday that the 107-capped Cahill, who recently announced his retirement from international football , will ...

Heaving Lifting: Student aims for Olympics and law school

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - With aspirations for both law school and the Olympics, Meredith Alwine's dreams require equal dedication to books and barbells for the junior-to-be at Randolph College. And when it comes to both, Alwine does a lot of heavy lifting. Her d
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Heaving Lifting: Student aims for Olympics and law school

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - With aspirations for both law school and the Olympics, Meredith Alwine's dreams require equal dedication to books and barbells for the junior-to-be at Randolph College. And when it comes to both, Alwine does a lot of heavy lifting. Her dead lift - which Alwine says isn't ...

Indonesia announces surprise bid for 2032 Olympics

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesia will bid to host the 2032 Olympics following the success of the Asian Games held there over the past two weeks, President Joko «Jokowi» Widodo said in a surprise announcement Saturday that highlights the rising
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Indonesia announces surprise bid for 2032 Olympics

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesia will bid to host the 2032 Olympics following the success of the Asian Games held there over the past two weeks, President Joko «Jokowi» Widodo said in a surprise announcement Saturday that highlights the rising ambition of the giant but long underperforming Southeast Asian nation. ...

IOC: Esports has no Olympic future until 'violence' removed

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach isn't certain if, or when, esports might be incorporated into the Olympic Games. But he was clear in an interview with The Associated Press at the Asian Games on Saturday that "w
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IOC: Esports has no Olympic future until 'violence' removed

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach isn't certain if, or when, esports might be incorporated into the Olympic Games. But he was clear in an interview with The Associated Press at the Asian Games on Saturday that "we cannot have in the Olympic program a game ...

USOC spends $27M on athlete stipends, another $66M in grants

DENVER (AP) - The U.S. Olympic Committee paid out more than $27 million to athletes in cash stipends, health care and tuition payments and medal bonuses in 2017, with another $66 million going to sports organizations that are instructed to use the funds to di
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USOC spends $27M on athlete stipends, another $66M in grants

DENVER (AP) - The U.S. Olympic Committee paid out more than $27 million to athletes in cash stipends, health care and tuition payments and medal bonuses in 2017, with another $66 million going to sports organizations that are instructed to use the funds to directly help athletes. In releasing its ...

Asian Games: Finding a seat no problem at track and field

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Some Asian Games crowds have been sparse, particularly at track and field where fewer than 5,000 fans at evening finals have been packed into a cordoned off section along the main straightaway at the 76,000-seat national stadium. Org
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Asian Games: Finding a seat no problem at track and field

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Some Asian Games crowds have been sparse, particularly at track and field where fewer than 5,000 fans at evening finals have been packed into a cordoned off section along the main straightaway at the 76,000-seat national stadium. Organizers have closed off about half of the Gelora ...

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