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NEW DELHI -- India elected an official facing corruption charges as head of its Olympics association Wednesday in defiance of the International Olympic Committee, which had suspended India’s membership in the global sports body a day earlier for...
Associated PressLong-anointed successor Xi Jinping assumes the leadership of China at a time when the ruling Communist Party is confronting slower economic growth, a public clamor to end corruption and demands for change that threaten its hold on power. The country&...
The Baltimore SunOrioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen is leaning toward not pitching for his native Taiwan in this spring’s World Baseball Classic in March, according to an industry source. Taiwan, which competes internationally as Chinese Taipei, is playing in a World...
Olympic BMX cyclist Kyle Bennett, the first bicycle motocross rider to qualify for the three-person United States men's team when the sport made its debut at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, died Sunday in a car accident in eastern Texas. He was 33....
World NowBEIJING -- Forced evictions are accelerating in China, leading to violent disturbances and deaths, a new report by Amnesty International asserted Thursday. The human-rights group said it had collected reports on more than 40 cases in which people...
A longtime coach at the Baltimore swim club that has turned out several Olympians — including Michael Phelps — resigned after an allegation of "inappropriate conduct" with a female athlete was revealed, officials of the sport's national...
Special to this NewspaperAndy Ruiz was born to be a boxer. His grandfather ran a boxing gym in Mexicali and his father, while never a fighter, trained and promoted boxers and fight cards in both Mexicali and the Imperial Valley. The 23-year-old Ruiz, nicknamed Destroyer, is off...
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PIX11.comShelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is currently the fastest woman in the world. In the 2008 Olympic Games Shelly-Ann was a mere 21 years-old when she became the first Caribbean woman to win 100m gold at the Olympics. This year in London, she successfully defended...
Two years ago, Winter Park's Caroline Alessandro took a break from swimming to play water polo. "I missed it, but I loved the team aspect of water polo," Alessandro said. "That's what I was missing from swimming." After watching the London Olympics, her...
Tags: London (England), Water Polo, Sports, Polo, Swimming
World NowKenyans were so deflated by their "lackluster" showing at the London Olympics that the government has announced it will investigate why the country took home only two gold medals....
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelMel B of the Spice Girls performs during the Closing Ceremony at the London Olympics. Photo credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The Summer Olympics left London in style and kept NBC the ratings leader Sunday evening. The Closing...
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