Snowbound: White says he’ll skip skateboard, stick to snow

1 of 3FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Gold medal winner Shaun White, of the United States, celebrates after th...
21:26 1 March 2022

Galen Rupp wins 2nd straight US Olympic marathon trials

ATLANTA (AP) — Galen Rupp reclaimed his status as the nation’s top distance runner Saturday, winning his second straight...
20:25 28 February 2022

Bach tries to boost Olympic morale in Japan, speaks to media

TOKYO (AP) — Hoping to boost morale in Japan by assuring people that the Tokyo Olympics will be held as scheduled, IOC P...
10:15 28 February 2022

Olympic champion Sun Yang banned for 8 years in doping case

GENEVA (AP) — Chinese swimmer Sun Yang was banned for eight years on Friday and will miss the 2020 Tokyo Olympics becaus...
9:30 28 February 2022

Playful push uncovers childhood disease, propels marathoner

A push. That’s what guided Tyler Andrews to Atlanta for the U.S. Olympic marathon trials this weekend.From himself, to ...
7:31 28 February 2022

Red, white & shoes? Footwear at forefront of marathon trials

In his biggest race, distance runner Jacob Riley might slip on a pair of shoes he’s never even broken in. The reason is ...
0:47 28 February 2022

Media giant Discovery insured against Olympic disruption

Baseball and basketball played before empty stands. Soccer leagues delayed matches. Clubs left out of Asian competitions...
21:14 27 February 2022

Kobe Bryant handprints, other memorabilia up for auction

NEW YORK (AP) — Some key Kobe Bryant memorabilia, including two of his Los Angeles Lakers uniforms and cement handprints...
14:04 27 February 2022

World battles virus epidemic as cases multiply outside China

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Crews scrubbed everything from money to buses, military bases were on high alert and quarantin...
21:01 26 February 2022

Tokyo organizers, government take offensive on virus threat

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers and the Japanese government went on the offensive Wednesday after a senior IOC mem...
12:46 26 February 2022

As luge season winds down, USA’s Emily Sweeney looking ahead

Luge’s World Cup campaign ends this weekend in Germany, where most of the best 100 sliders in the sport will be looking ...
7:32 26 February 2022

IOC member casts doubt on postponing or moving Tokyo Games

TOKYO (AP) — A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to hold...
17:22 25 February 2022

Swimming authorities worked to protect Sun Yang from ban

GENEVA (AP) — International swimming authorities worked to protect three-time Olympic champion Sun Yang from being banne...
14:33 25 February 2022

Survey finds Olympic, elite athletes struggling financially

The comments could easily have come from any middle-class town where workers have trouble making ends meet: “No pension ...
10:01 24 February 2022

‘I’m at peace’ - Tai Babilonia returns to Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Tai Babilonia never hesitated.When the call came in inviting her to Lake Placid for the 40th an...
15:31 21 February 2022

Lake Placid celebrates its Olympic past, and eyes its future

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — The benefits of a miracle have been reaped in Lake Placid for 40 years.The plan now is to keep ...
8:22 21 February 2022

In Lake Placid, a miracle from 40 years ago still inspires

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — The woman had been waiting for her opportunity for more than an hour, which was no big deal bec...
19:33 20 February 2022

AP PHOTOS: Olympic bidder Sapporo has erratic snowfall

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — After two months of almost no snow, Japan’s northern city of Sapporo was overwhelmed with the whit...
5:19 20 February 2022

Trump vows to ‘clean up’ LA at Olympic meeting briefing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday veered into politics during a briefing on preparations for the 2028...
2:48 19 February 2022

Tokyo Marathon limited to elite runners because of virus

TOKYO — Tokyo Marathon organizers drastically reduced the number of participants for this year's race on Monday out of fear of the spread of the virus...
11:02 17 February 2022

‘Sonic’ speeds to $57M debut; ‘Parasite’ sees big Oscar bump

NEW YORK — The redesigned “Sonic the Hedgehog” showed plenty of teeth at the box office, speeding to a $57 million debut, according to studio estimate...
18:51 16 February 2022

Not done: Caster Semenya runs again, says ‘I’m here to stay’

Caster Semenya ran her first public race in eight months and broke the national 300-meter record at a low-level meet at a South African university bef...
9:09 15 February 2022

No ‘Plan B’ for Olympics; questions over Chinese presence

TOKYO — Tokyo Olympic organizers and the International Olympic Committee said Friday there is no “Plan B” for the 2020 Games, which open in just over ...
12:04 14 February 2022

1980 Lake Placid Olympics still resonate four decades later

Scott Hamilton gets goosebumps at the mention of Lake Placid.
18:39 13 February 2022

Tokyo, IOC officials reiterate that the Olympics are on

TOKYO — Tokyo Olympic organizers reiterated their message on Thursday at the start of two days of meetings with the International Olympic Committee: T...
9:26 13 February 2022

Esports league starts strong on ambitious global schedule

NEW YORK — They stood, they cheered, they booed and they boozed. Turns out, esports fans in New York aren’t much different from their traditional spor...
8:54 12 February 2022

Swedish star fronts skateboarding’s move to mainstream

MALMO, Sweden — Oskar Rozenberg nonchalantly drifts around the skate park before unleashing a series of high-energy tricks — mounting a wall, sliding ...
11:14 11 February 2022

Is figure skating becoming acrobatics on ice?

There are times when Brian Boitano marvels at what he sees on the ice.
8:28 11 February 2022

In the heart of Mexico’s violence, disillusion grows

URUAPAN, MEXICO — Alejandra Uvilla fled her home city of Apatzingan because of overwhelming violence, moving 65 miles (105 km) north to bustling, moun...
16:38 10 February 2022

Press rolls as US secures spot in Tokyo Olympics

CARSON, Calif. — Christen Press is on a tear with goals in her past six games, focused on the U.S. national team's next big task: the Olympics.
0:57 9 February 2022