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  • BC-AP Sports Digest

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    The supervisor is Vin Cherwoo, followed by Rick Freeman at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800 845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories, and the photos that accompany them, also can be obtained from...

  • BC-LUG--Start Championships,1st Ld-Writethru

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Julia Clukey and Chris Mazdzer have their luge seasons off to winning starts. Clukey won the women's title for the seventh time, Mazdzer took the men's race, and the doubles team of Justin Krewson and Tristan Jeskanen all prevailed Friday night at USA Luge's...

  • Clukey wins again at USA Luge start championships

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Julia Clukey and Chris Mazdzer have their luge seasons off to winning starts. Clukey won the women's title for the seventh time, Mazdzer took the men's race, and the doubles team of Justin Krewson and Tristan Jeskanen all prevailed Friday night at USA Luge's...

  • BC-ATH--Doping-Schwazer

    Yesterday

    ROME (AP) — Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner risks punishment for skipping a hearing before Italian authorities investigating whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking champ Alex Schwazer. Kostner, the 2014 Olympic bronze...

  • BC-TEN--Murray-Scottish Independence,2nd Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — After carefully avoiding taking a side on the issue, former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray signaled his support for Scottish independence on Thursday, the day of the historic vote. The Scottish player sent out a post on Twitter just hours ahead of the polls opening on...

  • BC-OLY--Rio-Golf Course Lawsuit,2nd Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    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 proposed by a Brazilian court. Rio judge...

  • BC-OLY--Rio-Golf Course Lawsuit,1st Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    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 proposed by a Brazilian court. Rio judge...

  • BC-OLY--Rio-Golf Course Lawsuit

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    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 developer, defendants in a lawsuit, failed to agree to changes proposed by a Brazilian court. Rio judge Eduardo Klausner...

  • Rio organizers announce basics on tickets

    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Organizers have announced the basic outline of ticket prices for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics. Organizers said Tuesday that 7.5 million tickets will be issued for the Rio Games. Half of them — 3.8 million — will be priced under $30. Organizers said the...

  • Future of Olympic golf course in hands of court

    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges. The city of Rio de Janeiro and the course developer are...

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