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Bettman: Concessions needed for NHL to go to Olympics

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CHICAGO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee and hockey's governing body will have to make concessions before the NHL sends the world's best players to the Winter Games in South Korea next year, commissioner Gary Bettman said on...

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Only way to fly: Caldwell will win or lose with triples
By: 0 15 hr ago

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — As a teenager, Ashley Caldwell never had problems hanging with the boys when it came to doing the biggest flips off the...

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Caldwell Triples to Win Freestyle Skiing
By: 0 23 hr ago

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2014, file photo, United States' Ashley Caldwell gets emotional after the women's freestyle skiing aerials final at the Rosa...

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Oshie beats Bobrovsky in shootout as Caps beat Blue Jackets
By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Sochi was back for one night only.

Reprising his memorable performance at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, T.J. Oshie again beat...

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NHL asked for decision on Olympics by end of April
By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

The NHL may be nearing a deadline to decide whether to allow the world's best hockey players to participate in the Winter Olympics next year in South...

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The Latest: Dozens of French teenagers return to homeland
By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The latest on the attack outside Britain's Parliament (all times local):

11 p.m.

Dozens of French teenagers have returned...

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NHL Olympics Hockey
By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2014, file photo, International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel, left, listens as NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman,...

Correction: IAAF-Fredericks story
By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — In a story March 22 about Frank Fredericks, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Fredericks has retained all...

US Speedskating to hold long track trials in Milwaukee
By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

KEARNS, Utah (AP) — The United States will hold its Olympic long track speedskating trials at the Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee.

US...

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Kristi Yamaguchi tweets 'break a leg' to Nancy Kerrigan
By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A good luck tweet from Kristi Yamaguchi to former Olympic figure skating teammate Nancy Kerrigan is drawing online...

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Colorado Springs Olympic Museum project nearing final hurdles
By: Rich Laden - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Faced with an end-of-the-month deadline to complete fundraising for their $75 million project and still short of donations, U.S. Olympic Museum...

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Russia says 3 disqualified from 2012 Olympics for doping
By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Three Russian athletes have been disqualified from the 2012 Olympics after failing doping retests, the country's track federation...

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South Korea's Olympic ringers sing their way onto the team
By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — To earn a place on South Korea's team for next year's Olympics, you may need to brush up on your singing.

A rendition of the...

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Russia Doping Retests
By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

FILE In this Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 file photo Russia's Victoria Valyukevich makes an attempt in the women's Triple Jump qualification during the...

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Paris Olympic bid team tells IOC it doesn't want 2028 Games
By: 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The Paris bid team issued an ultimatum to the IOC on Tuesday: It's the 2024 Olympics or nothing.

With only Paris and Los Angeles...

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US marathon legend Meb Keflezighi nears the end of the road
By: 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi helped the running world reclaim the Boston Marathon with a sensational American victory the year after the deadly 2013...

Suspended Russian anti-doping agency gets new acting CEO
By: 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian anti-doping agency, which remains suspended over an alleged cover-up, has named a new acting CEO.

The agency known as...

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Norway Happy Nation
By: 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 file photo Norwegian fans wait for the beginning of the women's semifinal handball match between Norway and...

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2020 Olympic golf course votes to amend membership policy
By: 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — The course that will host the 2020 Olympic golf tournament has avoided being stripped of the event by deciding to change its membership...

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Gold medalist Roche to challenge IOC VP Coates in elections
By: 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

SYDNEY (AP) — International Olympic Committee Vice President John Coates will have his leadership of Australia's Olympic movement challenged for the...

Ethiopian Feyisa Lilesa, American Molly Huddle win NYC Half
By: 0 Sun, Mar 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia ran the fastest time in five years in winning the NYC Half, and Molly Huddle of the United States won her...

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Women players dispute USA Hockey numbers on wages
By: 0 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

Women players are calling USA Hockey's characterization of their wage demands "patently false" after the organization stated it would exceed $8...

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Bump Brothers: Wilsons stay on barbed wire road to Olympics
By: 0 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

The first jump on the road to the Olympics came near a lonely stretch of Interstate 90 on the Continental Divide in Montana.

Moguls skiers Brad...

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Conlan walks with McGregor, beats Ibarra in pro debut
By: 0 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conlan marched into his pro boxing debut alongside UFC champion Conor McGregor and picked up a third-round TKO of Tim Ibarra...

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Column: IOC must consider serious reforms to save Olympics
By: 0 Fri, Mar 17, 2017

And the winner is ... Paris!

Oh, and also ... Los Angeles!

The International Olympic Committee, no stranger to embarrassing predicaments,...

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IOC sets up group to look at double 2024-2028 Olympic picks
By: 0 Fri, Mar 17, 2017

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The International Olympic Committee has moved closer toward picking both Los Angeles and Paris to host a Summer Games...

British film company buys rights to Syrian swimmer's story
By: 0 Fri, Mar 17, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — A British film company has agreed to buy the rights to the story of a teenage refugee who fled Syria and swam at the Olympics a year...

NKorea plans to participate in ice hockey event in South
By: 0 Fri, Mar 17, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Olympic organizers say the North Korean women's ice hockey team has registered to compete in an international...

Fukushima confirmed as venue for Tokyo 2020 baseball
By: 0 Fri, Mar 17, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Organizers on Friday confirmed that baseball and softball games for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be held in Fukushima, an area hit by...

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USA gymnastics president resigns amid sexual abuse scandal
By: - 0 Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Steve Penny has resigned as president of USA Gymnastics following intensified pressure on the organization for its handling of sex abuse cases.

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