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Pyeongchang's organizers elects new president

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang says South Korea's Hanjin Group chairman Cho Yang-ho has been elected as president.

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Tokyo governor defends venue relocation plans

Tokyo governor defends venue relocation plans

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday defended his call to cut costs by relocating some venues for the 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens plans for having almost all the facilities close to the athletes village.

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Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will pay the price for winning. One of its first tasks will be to hand over millions in sponsor…

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Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted. Some liken it to a sewer.

July 28, 2014 12:21 pm Photos

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Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.

July 28, 2014 4:38 am

AP NewsBreak: Cities to meet with USOC about 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. Olympic Committee leadership Friday in the first gathering to include representatives from all the major inte…

July 23, 2014 11:07 am

Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said.

July 22, 2014 9:55 pm

Wounded warrior pedaling for 2016 Paralympic Games

Wounded warrior pedaling for 2016 Paralympic Games

Jeffrey "Scott" Martin was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Marines and served three tours of duty in Iraq.

July 14, 2014 10:00 pm

Phelps taking different approach in comeback

MESA, Ariz. | Michael Phelps tied the fourth-fastest time in the world this year swimming the 100-meter butterfly in his first competition in nearly two years. His comeback has gotten off to a strong start albeit with a much different approac…

April 26, 2014 7:00 pm

Elite gymnastics champion Dianne Durhan joins GTC staff

Elite gymnastics champion Dianne Durhan joins GTC staff

LIBERTY TWP. | Dianne Durham didn't have posters of Nadia Comaneci or Olga Korbut gracing her bedroom walls.

April 25, 2014 5:00 pm

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April 14, 2014 8:07 pm

Griffith’s Angel Escobedo goes 3-1 in World Cup, grabs bronze

Griffith’s Angel Escobedo goes 3-1 in World Cup, grabs bronze

He wasn’t a gold digger, but Angel Escobedo still came up with a medal.

March 18, 2014 7:42 pm

L.A. Angel: Escobedo ready for World Cup

L.A. Angel: Escobedo ready for World Cup

Angel Escobedo knows the clock is ticking.

March 12, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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OLYMPICS: Billie Jean King discusses Sochi Olympics, gay rights

NEW YORK | Billie Jean King's taxi ride home after the Sochi Olympics included a revelation.

March 02, 2014 9:00 pm
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