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Macron promotes Paris 2024 Olympic bid playing tennis

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PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron exchanged hits with tennis players on an outdoor court set up on a Paris bridge to promote the capital's bid for the 2024 Olympics.

Macron visited tennis players practicing on the Alexandre III...

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SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea President Moon Jae-in said Saturday he hopes to see North Korean athletes at next year's Winter Olympics in...

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Son of a famous drummer, Van Halen makes own name in track
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — His favorite song is "Hot for Teacher." His go-to selection on karaoke nights happens to be "Panama ."

And whenever...

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Olympic spectacle upstages menswear Fashion Week in Paris
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PARIS (AP) — It's rare that an event can upstage a top Paris Fashion Week show taking place in the French capital's ornate Grand Palais.

But...

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British woman seriously injured in Paris tour bus accident
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PARIS (AP) — A British woman was seriously injured when a double-decker tour bus that took a detour due to a major display of sporting events got...

BC-AP Sports Digest
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The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Vin A. Cherwoo at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at...

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USA Gymnastics doctor to stand trial on sex assault charges
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MASON, Mich. — A judge on Friday ordered a longtime doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics to stand trial on charges of sexually...

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Paris shows off in race against Los Angeles for 2024 Games
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PARIS (AP) — High-divers plunged into the River Seine, trampoline athletes somersaulted inside the Petit Palais art museum and runners raced on a...

NKorean taekwondo team in SKorea for 1st time in 10 years
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean taekwondo demonstration team has arrived in South Korea for its first performances in the rival country in...

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Outspoken US swimmer Lilly King refuses to stay in her lane
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Lilly King has always been one to speak her mind.

If it rubs people the wrong way, so be it.

"That's just who she is," said her dad, Mark...

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Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league
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NEW YORK (AP) — Ice Cube is not planning an old timer's tour. He isn't interested in All-Star Game intensity.

Players coming out of retirement...

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Lilly Speaks Her Mind Swimming
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FILE - In this Aug., 13, 2016, file photo, United States' Lilly King competes in the women's 4 x 100-meter medley relay final during the swimming...

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Tyson Gay keeps sprinting in memory of 15-year-old daughter
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — She ran the 100 and 200 meters — just like dad. She was so fast and would've been a college standout. This he has no...

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Hockey great Dionne compliments Aly Raisman's legs on stage
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three-time Olympic gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman endured an awkward moment on stage at the NHL awards show after Hall of Fame...

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Espy Awards Nominees
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In this Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 file photo, United States' Michael Phelps celebrates his silver medal in the men's 100-meter butterfly medals ceremony...

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Kiwis pedaling toward possible America's Cup upset
By: 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — The America's Cup has never seen anything like this.

When Emirates Team New Zealand's 50-foot catamaran speeds around...

Dew Tour part of Olympic qualifier for US snowboard, freeski
By: 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — The Dew Tour will serve as one of the Olympic qualifying events to decide the roster for the U.S. snowboarding and freeskiing...

Intel signs up as top Olympic sponsor through 2024
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As part of its mission to attract younger fans, the International Olympic Committee announced a sponsorship deal Wednesday with Intel, which will...

3 Russian runners get 4-year bans for doping at the Olympics
By: 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track federation says three of its runners have been handed 4-year doping bans after steroids were found during retesting...

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Tony DiCicco, coach of Women's World Cup champs, dies at 68
By: 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

Tony DiCicco, who coached the U.S. to the 1999 World Cup title before an overflow Rose Bowl crowd in a landmark for women's soccer, has died at...

Innsbruck says hosting 2026 Olympics 'doable and affordable'
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VIENNA (AP) — A feasibility study has suggested Innsbruck could host the 2026 Winter Olympics on a budget of 1.175 billion euros ($1.3 billion), but...

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South Korea Pyeongchang Winter Olympic
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Singer Taeyang speaks during an honorary ambassador appointment ceremony of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic...

UCLA Olympic lab penalized by world drug agency
By: 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency has partially suspended its accreditation of the UCLA Olympic lab for three months.

WADA said in a...

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Sergei Mylnikov, Soviet ice hockey goaltender, dies at 58
By: 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Sergei Mylnikov, a goaltender who won Olympic ice hockey gold in 1988 with the Soviet Union, has died. He was 58.

The Russian...

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Olympic sprinter Ato Boldon to bring fresh eyes to NASCAR
By: 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ato Boldon likes speed. And cars. NASCAR? Well, the four-time Olympic medalist is about to find out.

The former Olympic...

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Russia Gay Rights
By: 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2013, file photo, police detain Russia's leading gay rights campaigner Nikolai Alexeyev, center, during a protest outside the...

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Longtime Pepperdine, US volleyball coach Marv Dunphy retires
By: 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Longtime Pepperdine men's volleyball coach Marv Dunphy, who guided the U.S. men's Olympic indoor team to a gold medal at the...

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Dunphy Retires Volleyball
By: 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2016, file photo Joe Trinsey, top left, technical coordinator for the United States women's volleyball team, and coach...

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David Ramsey: USOC CEO Scott Blackmun seeks better days after scandals rock his organization
By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

The American Olympic Movement is headed for brighter days.

That is my hope, and my belief.

This hope was at the center of a 30-minute...

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America's ski and snowboard team gets a new name
By: 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

The leaders of the U.S. skiing and snowboarding team decided one name is better than three. They are putting all their athletes under one umbrella...