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Future of Olympic course unclear after hearing

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The future of the golf course under construction for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 was unclear Wednesday after the city of Rio and the course developer — both defendants in a lawsuit — failed to agree to changes pr…

September 17, 2014 8:01 pm

Paralympics head won't promote Pistorius' return

Paralympics head won't promote Pistorius' return

LONDON (AP) — As Oscar Pistorius awaits sentencing for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, it's uncertain if the fallen sports icon will ever race again. What's clearer is that the Paralympic leadership will not be encouraging any comeb…

September 17, 2014 2:17 pm Photos

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Column: Without Scotland, not so great Britain

Column: Without Scotland, not so great Britain

PARIS (AP) — After 26 years guiding Manchester United, Alex Ferguson knows better than most that one should always think very, very carefully before breaking up a winning team. Perhaps that helps explain why he donated money to the campaign u…

September 16, 2014 11:59 am Photos

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Team USA Women's Basketball defeats Canada in exhibition game

September 16, 2014 10:54 am

Pistorius free to compete, SA Olympic body says

Pistorius free to compete, SA Olympic body says

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius is free to compete for South Africa again, as long as his running doesn't go against the ruling of the judge.

September 15, 2014 7:11 am Photos

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Austria tightens anti-doping laws after Sochi case

VIENNA (AP) — Austria is tightening its anti-doping laws, making it illegal for athletes to work with coaches and officials who have been banned in doping cases.

September 12, 2014 5:55 am

Hungary's Olympic chief backs bid for 2024 Games

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The head of Hungary's national Olympic committee says it fully supports a possible Budapest bid for the 2024 Games.

September 11, 2014 6:27 am

Bach reflects on busy 1st year as IOC president

Bach reflects on busy 1st year as IOC president

LONDON (AP) — Thomas Bach has been moving at breakneck speed in his first year as IOC president. Yet even he didn't expect to secure support for his Olympic reforms so quickly.

September 09, 2014 4:37 am

World champ Biles leads at US gymnastics nationals

PITTSBURGH | Simon Biles and her coach Aimee Boorman don't talk about the pressure that comes with being a world champion.

August 21, 2014 10:21 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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