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2 Koreas talk about Olympic cooperation ahead of IOC meeting

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The two Koreas are meeting Wednesday for the third time in about 10 days to continue their discussions on Olympics cooperation, days ahead of talks with the IOC on North Korean participation in the upcoming Winter Games in the South
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2 Koreas talk about Olympic cooperation ahead of IOC meeting

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The two Koreas are meeting Wednesday for the third time in about 10 days to continue their discussions on Olympics cooperation, days ahead of talks with the IOC on North Korean participation in the upcoming Winter Games in the South. A flurry of Olympics-related meetings ...

New exhibit celebrates 1960 Winter Olympic Games at Tahoe

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Weeks ahead of the opening of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea, the El Dorado Arts Council has opened a new exhibition celebrating the 1960 Winter Olympics held at Squaw Valley near Lake Tahoe. The Tahoe Daily Tribune reports th
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New exhibit celebrates 1960 Winter Olympic Games at Tahoe

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Weeks ahead of the opening of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea, the El Dorado Arts Council has opened a new exhibition celebrating the 1960 Winter Olympics held at Squaw Valley near Lake Tahoe. The Tahoe Daily Tribune reports the curated exhibition of art, ...

Attar runs Houston Marathon, takes Saudi steps toward Tokyo

HOUSTON (AP) - Sarah Attar saw her run in the Houston Marathon as another step toward Tokyo. The 25-year-old Attar, who holds dual citizenship, was one of the first two women to compete in the Olympics under the Saudi Arabian flag when she went to the 2012 Su
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Attar runs Houston Marathon, takes Saudi steps toward Tokyo

HOUSTON (AP) - Sarah Attar saw her run in the Houston Marathon as another step toward Tokyo. The 25-year-old Attar, who holds dual citizenship, was one of the first two women to compete in the Olympics under the Saudi Arabian flag when she went to the 2012 Summer Games in ...

4 years on in Sochi, cocktails replace steroid samples

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Would you drink a sample from the Sochi doping lab? The building at the center of a Russia doping scandal which rocked the 2014 Winter Olympics now hosts a restaurant celebrating its notoriety amid a tourism boom. Former lab director Grig
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4 years on in Sochi, cocktails replace steroid samples

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Would you drink a sample from the Sochi doping lab? The building at the center of a Russia doping scandal which rocked the 2014 Winter Olympics now hosts a restaurant celebrating its notoriety amid a tourism boom. Former lab director Grigory Rodchenkov has testified to doping ...

Wise gets a win and earns chance to defend Olympic gold

SNOWMASS, Colo. (AP) - American David Wise will get the chance to defend his Olympic gold medal after wrapping up his spot in the Pyeongchang Games with a victory in a ski halfpipe qualifier on Friday. Wise beat fellow Americans Alex Ferreira and Aaron Blunc
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Wise gets a win and earns chance to defend Olympic gold

SNOWMASS, Colo. (AP) - American David Wise will get the chance to defend his Olympic gold medal after wrapping up his spot in the Pyeongchang Games with a victory in a ski halfpipe qualifier on Friday. Wise beat fellow Americans Alex Ferreira and Aaron Blunck for his second victory of ...

Near-perfect run secures Olympic spot for Red Gerard

SNOWMASS, Colo. (AP) - Red Gerard won a U.S. Grand Prix slopestyle event to secure his spot at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 17-year-old American posted his second slopestyle victory in an Olympic qualifying event with a near-perfect score Friday in snowy con
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Near-perfect run secures Olympic spot for Red Gerard

SNOWMASS, Colo. (AP) - Red Gerard won a U.S. Grand Prix slopestyle event to secure his spot at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 17-year-old American posted his second slopestyle victory in an Olympic qualifying event with a near-perfect score Friday in snowy conditions. He will compete in both slopestyle and Big ...

Freeskier Torin Yater-Wallace candid about hardships in film

Freestyle skier Torin Yater-Wallace has a simple picture in his mind: His family all together in South Korea for the Winter Olympics and watching him compete in the halfpipe. His journey there has been much more complicated. The family has been through so muc
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Freeskier Torin Yater-Wallace candid about hardships in film

Freestyle skier Torin Yater-Wallace has a simple picture in his mind: His family all together in South Korea for the Winter Olympics and watching him compete in the halfpipe. His journey there has been much more complicated. The family has been through so much over the years - from dad ...

British bobsledder suffers a stroke, to miss Winter Olympics

LONDON (AP) - A British bobsledder will miss the Winter Olympics after suffering a stroke. Bruce Tasker, who was part of the British four-man team that finished in fifth place at the Sochi Games in 2014, was taken to the hospital after experiencing dizziness
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British bobsledder suffers a stroke, to miss Winter Olympics

LONDON (AP) - A British bobsledder will miss the Winter Olympics after suffering a stroke. Bruce Tasker, who was part of the British four-man team that finished in fifth place at the Sochi Games in 2014, was taken to the hospital after experiencing dizziness and sickness last week. Team GB ...

Column: The North Koreans are coming, and the Russians, too

The North Koreans are coming, a surprising development that adds a bit of intrigue to the Winter Olympics. The Russians are coming, too, and probably in greater numbers than most suspected in the wake of an official ban for running a doping scheme that made
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Column: The North Koreans are coming, and the Russians, too

The North Koreans are coming, a surprising development that adds a bit of intrigue to the Winter Olympics. The Russians are coming, too, and probably in greater numbers than most suspected in the wake of an official ban for running a doping scheme that made a mockery out of the ...

Q&A: As Olympics approach, things to know about Pyeongchang

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - The Olympics are coming to one of the most remote, ruggedly beautiful parts of South Korea, an area known for icy winds, a collapsed mining industry, towering granite mountains that blot out the horizon and for a tough, proud,
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Q&A: As Olympics approach, things to know about Pyeongchang

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - The Olympics are coming to one of the most remote, ruggedly beautiful parts of South Korea, an area known for icy winds, a collapsed mining industry, towering granite mountains that blot out the horizon and for a tough, proud, rapidly aging population as curious about ...

20 more Russian athletes, Mutko appeal Olympic doping bans

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport has received 20 more appeals from Russian athletes against Olympic doping bans, taking the total to 42. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko also lodged his appeal against a lifetime ban fr
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20 more Russian athletes, Mutko appeal Olympic doping bans

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport has received 20 more appeals from Russian athletes against Olympic doping bans, taking the total to 42. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko also lodged his appeal against a lifetime ban from the Olympics, the sports court said on Tuesday. ...

20 more Russians appeal Olympic doping bans

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport has confirmed it has received 20 more appeals from Russian athletes against Olympic doping bans, taking the total to 42. CAS says the cases will all be heard together in the week beginning Jan. 2
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20 more Russians appeal Olympic doping bans

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport has confirmed it has received 20 more appeals from Russian athletes against Olympic doping bans, taking the total to 42. CAS says the cases will all be heard together in the week beginning Jan. 22 and "it is expected" that ...

South Korea says North Korea has said it will send a delegation to the Winter Olympics next month in

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea says North Korea has said it will send a delegation to the Winter Olympics next month in the South.
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South Korea says North Korea has said it will send a delegation to the Winter Olympics next month in

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea says North Korea has said it will send a delegation to the Winter Olympics next month in the South.

South Korea says North Korea has said it will send a delegation to the Winter Olympics next month in

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea says North Korea has said it will send a delegation to the Winter Olympics next month in the South.
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South Korea says North Korea has said it will send a delegation to the Winter Olympics next month in

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea says North Korea has said it will send a delegation to the Winter Olympics next month in the South.

Off bike and back on oval, Mia Manganello makes Olympic team

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Mia Mangenello made her first Olympic team with a third-place finish in the 1,500 meters at the U.S. speedskating trial, capping a comeback following a five-year break from the sport. Manganello qualified with a time of 1 minute, 59.28 second
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Off bike and back on oval, Mia Manganello makes Olympic team

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Mia Mangenello made her first Olympic team with a third-place finish in the 1,500 meters at the U.S. speedskating trial, capping a comeback following a five-year break from the sport. Manganello qualified with a time of 1 minute, 59.28 seconds Saturday night. Brittany Bowe won the 3 ...

Brian Hansen qualifies for third Olympic speedskating team

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Brian Hansen qualified for his third Olympic team with a second-place finish in the 1,500 meters at the U.S. speedskating trials. The 2010 silver medalist had a time of 1 minute, 46.64 seconds Saturday night. Joey Mantia won the 3 3/4-lap rac
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Brian Hansen qualifies for third Olympic speedskating team

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Brian Hansen qualified for his third Olympic team with a second-place finish in the 1,500 meters at the U.S. speedskating trials. The 2010 silver medalist had a time of 1 minute, 46.64 seconds Saturday night. Joey Mantia won the 3 3/4-lap race at 1:46.31, and Shani Davis ...

Nagasu, Tennell, Chen earn US Olympic figure skating spots

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Bradie Tennell, Mirai Nagasu and Karen Chen, the top three finishers at the national championships, were selected Saturday to the U.S. team for the Pyeongchang Olympics. Three-time U.S. champ Ashley Wagner, who complained vigorously ab
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Nagasu, Tennell, Chen earn US Olympic figure skating spots

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Bradie Tennell, Mirai Nagasu and Karen Chen, the top three finishers at the national championships, were selected Saturday to the U.S. team for the Pyeongchang Olympics. Three-time U.S. champ Ashley Wagner, who complained vigorously about the marks after the free skate, was not included. Four ...

Court ruling due on $500K in Israeli-US figure skating flap

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey woman who skated in the Olympics for Israel before winning a battle to skate for the U.S. is awaiting a court decision to see how much it will cost her. The Israeli skating federation wants a New Jersey state appeals court to
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Court ruling due on $500K in Israeli-US figure skating flap

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey woman who skated in the Olympics for Israel before winning a battle to skate for the U.S. is awaiting a court decision to see how much it will cost her. The Israeli skating federation wants a New Jersey state appeals court to grant ...

IOC member resigns amid claim he assaulted former girlfriend

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - International Olympic Committee member Camiel Eurlings has resigned amid allegations he assaulted a former girlfriend in 2015. Eurlings says in a statement to media in his native Netherlands that "I greatly regret the course of ev
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IOC member resigns amid claim he assaulted former girlfriend

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - International Olympic Committee member Camiel Eurlings has resigned amid allegations he assaulted a former girlfriend in 2015. Eurlings says in a statement to media in his native Netherlands that "I greatly regret the course of events." The former lawmaker, government minister, and one-time CEO of the ...

In small breakthrough, Koreas will meet for talks on Tuesday

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The rival Koreas will sit down for their first formal talks in more than two years next week to find ways to cooperate on the Winter Olympics in the South and to improve their abysmal ties, Seoul officials said Friday. While a positi
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In small breakthrough, Koreas will meet for talks on Tuesday

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The rival Koreas will sit down for their first formal talks in more than two years next week to find ways to cooperate on the Winter Olympics in the South and to improve their abysmal ties, Seoul officials said Friday. While a positive sign after ...

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