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AP Sports WriterThe South Korean city of Pyeongchang was awarded the 2018 Winter Olympics on Wednesday after failing in two previous attempts. Pyeongchang defeated rivals Munich and Annecy, France, in the first round of a secret ballot of the International Olympic...
Even as they were distracted by an Iranian team’s hasty departure from the United States, wrestling’s leaders got some good news a day before the international wrestling federation (FILA) has an extraordinary congress that needs to embody...
AP Business WriterSOCHI, Russia (AP) — The mountains of Sochi are now home to Potanin's slope, Gazprom's gondola lift and Sberbank's ski jump. The nicknames used by locals and an army of construction workers leave no doubt about who is paying for the 2014 Winter...
Member Choice Limited For editorial or technical questions concerning AP Member Choice Limited, contact customersupport(at)ap.org or call 877-836-9477. TOP STORIES POWERBALL JACKPOT ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — Some lucky person walked into a Publix...
As predicted here Friday, with former federation president Raphael Martinetti gone, wrestling made major changes to strengthen its chances of remaining on the Olympic program after 2016. The key moves at Saturday's extraoardinary FILA congress in...
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On the eve of an international wrestling meet at the Sports Arena, American officials remain at a loss to explain why the Iranian team — making its first visit to the U.S. since 2003 — has unexpectedly withdrawn and flown home. Los Angeles...
SportsTalkThe Committee to Preserve Olympic Wrestling (CPOW) and USA Wrestling has aligned with top organizations in mixed martial arts -- including UFC and its president, Dana White. “I’ve met with a lot of top guys in wrestling. I met with......
The fourth annual Curby Cup — an international wrestling competition at Lyons Township High School May 11 — is about more than the chance to watch the United States' top wrestlers take on athletes from Lithuania, Hungary and Poland. It's...
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After bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon this week, Russian officials promised to beef up security for the upcoming Winter Olympics, calling it a “clarion call” to take “tougher measures.” Days later, the threat seemed to...
A year ago Monday the Kings took a 3-0 playoff series lead over the top-seeded Vancouver Canucks, as goaltender Jonathan Quick made 41 saves and Dustin Brown scored on a rebound in a 1-0 victory at Staples Center. The Kings lost the next game but finished...
The Seattle group attempting to buy the Sacramento Kings says it has reached agreement to raise the purchase price by $25 million. Chris Hansen, who is teaming with Steve Ballmer to lead the group, announced the decision to raise the valuation late...
Jacques Rogge told a German newspaper last week that future International Olympic Committee presidents no longer should be volunteers but paid employees. He is right. But only under this condition: If he or she is to be paid, the president who...
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