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  • Bach welcomes US decision to bid for 2024 Olympics

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed the U.S. decision to bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying Wednesday that whichever city is put forward will be a "very strong" contender in what is shaping up as a high-profile global race. The International Olympic Committee is eager to...

  • USOC decides to bid for 2024 Olympics; city still undecided

    The Associated Press -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    The U.S. Olympic Committee will try to land the 2024 Olympics and end a 28-year drought without the Summer Games. Which city will it pick? Stay tuned. After hearing presentations from the four candidates Tuesday - Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington - USOC board members...

  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ GRIZZLIES END WARRIORS STREAK AT 16 Memphis ends Golden State's 16-game winning streak in clash of NBA's two top teams. http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=aEK3PU1D ___ FOUR CITIES IN RUNNING AS US...

  • BC-Sports-Top Plays

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ GRIZZLIES END WARRIORS STREAK AT 16 Memphis ends Golden State's 16-game winning streak in clash of NBA's two top teams. http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid ___ FOUR CITIES IN RUNNING AS US CONFIRMS 2024...

  • BC-ATH--Doping-Russia,2nd Ld-Writethru

    Yesterday

    LONDON (AP) — Former World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Dick Pound vowed Tuesday to get to the bottom of allegations of systematic doping in Russia as he leads an investigation into a case that has shaken the sport of track and field. "We're not there to whitewash anything," Pound told...

  • BC-ATH--Doping-Russia,1st Ld-Writethru

    Yesterday

    MONTREAL (AP) — Former World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Dick Pound will lead the body's investigation into allegations of systematic doping in Russia. WADA announced Tuesday that Pound will head a three-person independent panel that will investigate the "grave" accusations of...

  • Area native hopeful heading into Team USA world juniors hockey training camp

    By Joe paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Colorado Springs native Brandon Carlo enters this week's U.S. World Junior Championships training camp with high and realistic hopes. The Tri-City Americans defenseman is one of 30 players in Boston hoping to garner a spot on Team USA for the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation...

  • 'Super bacteria' found in Rio's Olympic waters

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A drug-resistant "super bacteria" that's normally found in hospitals and is notoriously difficult to treat has been discovered in the waters where Rio de Janeiro's Olympic sailing events will be held, scientists said Monday. The Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil's...

  • BC-AP Sports Digest

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.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 accompanying photos also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com...

  • 13 morning finals scheduled for Rio Olympics

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    MONACO (AP) — At least one gold medal in athletics will be at stake during every morning session at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The women's 10,000 meters will be the first morning final on Aug. 12, the opening day of the track program. The men's and women's 100-meter finals,...

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