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  • BC-OLY--1964 Medal Awarded,1st Ld-Writethru

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — After 50 years, the IOC finally has figured out the pairs figure skating at the 1964 Games. The International Olympic Committee has corrected the standings of the competition to show the American sibling team of Vivian Joseph and Ronald Joseph as the...

  • Long time coming: US pair gets 1964 bronze medal

    Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    After 50 years, the IOC finally has figured out the pairs figure skating at the 1964 Games. The International Olympic Committee has corrected the standings of the competition to show the American sibling team of Vivian Joseph and Ronald Joseph as the bronze medalists. In addition,...

  • BC-Sports Weekend Digest

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Digest of featured sports stories for Thanksgiving holiday and weekend use, moving for Nov. 27-29. For questions, please call 212-621-1630. For repeats, call the service desk at (800) 838-4616. OLYMPICS OLY-2024 GAMES-US BID COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The magic number for the U.S....

  • Soviet hockey coach Tikhonov dies at 84

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — Viktor Tikhonov, the Soviet hockey coach whose teams won three Olympic gold medals but fell to the United States in the "Miracle on Ice," died after a long illness. He was 84. Russia's Kontinental Hockey League said early Monday that Tikhonov died during the night. He...

  • BC-AP Sports Digest

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by Jay Cohen at 5 p.m. and Mike Fitzpatrick at 1 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 accompanying photos also can be obtained from...

  • Nike extends contract with USOC through 2020

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    The swoosh and the rings will stick together through at least 2020. The U.S. Olympic Committee signed an extension to its sponsorship deal with Nike that will last through the Tokyo Games six years from now. Nike is one of the USOC's top-tier sponsors. No dollar figures were given...

  • BC-OLY--USOC-Nike

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    The swoosh and the rings will stick together through at least 2020. The U.S. Olympic Committee signed an extension to its sponsorship deal with Nike that will last through the Tokyo Games six years from now. Nike is one of the USOC's top-tier sponsors. No dollar figures were given...

  • Nike extends contract with USOC

    Associated Press
    Published: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    The swoosh and the rings will stick together through at least 2020. The U.S. Olympic Committee signed an extension to its sponsorship deal with Nike that will last through the Tokyo Games six years from now. Nike is one of the USOC's top-tier sponsors. No dollar figures were given...

  • BC-HKN--Obit-Tikhonov,1st Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — Viktor Tikhonov, the Soviet hockey coach whose teams won three Olympic gold medals but fell to the United States in the "Miracle on Ice," died after a long illness. He was 84. Russia's Kontinental Hockey League said early Monday that Tikhonov died during the night. He...

  • Massachusetts man wins Philadelphia marathon

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Massachusetts man who won the Philadelphia Marathon in 2010 returned to win it again Sunday. Dan Vassallo, 29, of Peabody, Massachusetts, also finished fast enough to qualify for the 2016 U.S. Olympic trials. To do that, Vassallo had to run faster than 2:18. His...

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