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French prosecutors are investigating Tokyo Olympics bid for possible bribery

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

The inquiry grew out of a five-year investigation of Russian bribes that let athletes compete despite positive doping tests, which led to convictions last week.
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Olympic cyclist Chloe Dygert involved in scary crash during road UCI World Championships

14 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

Dygert lost control of her bike and tumbled over a guardrail
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US Olympian Chloe Dygert crashes over guardrail in cycling accident

US Olympian Chloe Dygert crashes over guardrail in cycling accident

15 hours ago   |   New York Post

Chloe Dygert's individual time trial at the cycling world championships went horribly wrong. The 10-time world champion and 2016 Olympic silver medalist was in pole position...
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For softball players, season of ‘shield life' nears an end

16 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By ANDREW SELIGMAN ROSEMONT, Ill. - Cat Osterman can only wonder what the delivery drivers think. She is not allowed to drop in or hit the drive-thru when she wants a coffee or...
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Russian Olympic biathlon champion loses Sochi doping case

21 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

GENEVA - Two-time Olympic biathlon champion Olga Zaitseva lost her appeal Thursday against disqualification from the 2014 Sochi Olympics for her part in Russia's state-backed...
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Bach offers pep session for Tokyo Games and talks up vaccine

Bach offers pep session for Tokyo Games and talks up vaccine

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - IOC President Thomas Bach delivered a pep talk to Japanese government officials and local organizers on Thursday that included suggestions that “hundreds of millions”...
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Olympics-IOC's Bach sounds optimistic note on Tokyo Games in 2021

1 day ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

TOKYO - IOC President Thomas Bach sounded an optimistic note on Thursday about holding the Tokyo Olympics next year, taking heart from the recent resumption of major sports...
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The Republican Irritation Olympics

1 day ago   |   NY Times

So much talent, if you really enjoy exasperation.
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Man United recruit Heath eager to play at Old Trafford again

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LONDON - Stepping back inside Old Trafford this week took Tobin Heath back eight years, to one of the wildest Olympic soccer matches ever played.
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Tokyo Olympics CEO suggests relaxed entry rules for athletes

Tokyo Olympics CEO suggests relaxed entry rules for athletes

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - Tokyo Olympics officials are proposing that the government relax immigration regulations to allow athletes to enter the country before next year's postponed games and...
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Lionel Messi lashes out at Barcelona for selling Luis Suárez

Lionel Messi lashes out at Barcelona for selling Luis Suárez

BARCELONA, Spain - Lionel Messi criticized the exit of teammate and good friend Luis Suárez on Friday, dealing another blow to the damaged relationship between the Argentine... Read more ...

US cyclist Dygert has surgery following crash at road worlds

US cyclist Dygert has surgery following crash at road worlds

BOLOGNA, Italy - American cyclist Chloé Dygert is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing surgery on her left leg following a crash at the road cycling world... Read more ...

Bottas fastest in first practice for Russian Grand Prix

Bottas fastest in first practice for Russian Grand Prix

SOCHI, Russia - Valtteri Bottas was fastest in the first practice session for the Russian Grand Prix on Friday as his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton was slowed down by... Read more ...

Lakers outlast Nuggets to move win away from NBA Finals

Lakers outlast Nuggets to move win away from NBA Finals

The Los Angeles Lakers are a victory away from returning to the NBA Finals - and only another comeback from 3-1 down by the Denver Nuggets can stop them. Anthony Davis scored... Read more ...

UFC 253 price: How much does PPV cost to watch Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo...

UFC 253 price: How much does PPV cost to watch Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa on ESPN?

Here's everything you need to know about watching the UFC 253 pay-per-view, including the price and how to live stream Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa. Read more ...

Indians beat Chisox for 4-game sweep, playoff seeds at stake

Indians beat Chisox for 4-game sweep, playoff seeds at stake

CLEVELAND - José Ramírez delivered a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 Thursday night for a four-game... Read more ...

Martínez heads Bayern past Sevilla to win Super Cup

Martínez heads Bayern past Sevilla to win Super Cup

BUDAPEST, Hungary - Javi Martínez headed in the winning goal in extra time as Bayern Munich beat Sevilla 2-1 in the UEFA Super Cup on Thursday in a stadium partially filled... Read more ...

Loyd scores 20 points, Storm beat Lynx for 2-0 series lead

Loyd scores 20 points, Storm beat Lynx for 2-0 series lead

BRADENTON, Fla. - Jewell Loyd scored 20 points and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 89-79 on Thursday night to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-5 WNBA semifinal series. Read more ...

Pac-12 football schedule 2020: What to expect from conference's late return

Pac-12 football schedule 2020: What to expect from conference's late return

The Pac-12 announced Sept. 24 it would hold college football games this year. Read more ...

AP Sources: Pac-12 football season to kick off in November

AP Sources: Pac-12 football season to kick off in November

The Pac-12 has decided to play football in the fall, reversing an August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about COVID-19. Read more ...