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  • Jamaican wins 110 hurdles at Commonwealth Games

    Jamaican wins 110 hurdles at Commonwealth Games

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:02:06 GMT
    It was only a matter of time before a doping scandal hit the Commonwealth Games. This time, it involved a 16-year-old female weightlifting gold medalist from Nigeria.More >>
    Andrew Riley won the 110-meter hurdles gold Tuesday to complement his teammate Kemar Bailey-Cole's 100-meter gold medal on the track at the Commonwealth Games, clinching both high-profile sprint races for Jamaica.More >>
  • Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

    Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:28:57 GMT
    Sailors are gathering for the first test event of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, concerned about water pollution in Guanabara Bay that some liken to a sewer.More >>
    Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted. Some liken it to a sewer.More >>
  • Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

    Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:27:33 GMT
    If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will pay the price for winning. One of its first tasks will be to hand over millions in...More >>
    If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will pay the price for winning. One of its first tasks will be to hand over millions in sponsorships to...More >>
  • Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

    Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:16:08 GMT
    The former majority shareholder in Yukos Oil Company says it has won in excess of $50 billion in a court ruling against Russia.More >>
    Russian President Vladimir Putin's government must pay $50 billion for using tax claims to destroy Yukos, once the country's largest oil producer, and its Kremlin-critical CEO, an international court has ruled.More >>
  • Olympic high jump champion out of Euros

    Olympic high jump champion out of Euros

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:35:24 GMT
    Russia's team coach says Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova will miss next month's European championships in Zurich because of an injury.More >>
    Russia's team coach says Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova will miss next month's European championships in Zurich because of an injury.More >>
  • Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

    Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:48 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:48:39 GMT
    The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.More >>
    The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.More >>
  • Rule change: Blood and bumps at Commonwealth Games

    Rule change: Blood and bumps at Commonwealth Games

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:13:56 GMT
    It was the first bout of the boxing competition at the Commonwealth Games. Within minutes, one of the fighters had a large lump on his head, and the other had blood streaming down his face.More >>
    It was the first bout of the boxing competition at the Commonwealth Games. Within minutes, Mathew Martin of Nauru had a large lump on his head from a punch. Northern Ireland's Michael Conlan, who won unanimously on...More >>
  • AP NewsBreak: Cities to meet with USOC about 2024

    AP NewsBreak: Cities to meet with USOC about 2024

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:20:24 GMT
    Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. Olympic Committee leadership Friday in the first gathering to include representatives from all the major...More >>
    Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. Olympic Committee leadership Friday in the first gathering to include representatives from all the major interested...More >>
  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Your Top Plays for Today

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:18 AM EDT2014-07-23 07:18:18 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports GuideMore >>
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports GuideMore >>
  • Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

    Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:01:16 GMT
    South Korean officials say the organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games.More >>
    The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said.More >>
  • Olympic leaders back TV channel, bidding changes

    Olympic leaders back TV channel, bidding changes

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-07-20 17:10:25 GMT
    By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer Moving forward on IOC President Thomas Bach's reform process, Olympic leaders backed his proposals Saturday for setting up an Olympic television channel,...More >>
    By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer Moving forward on IOC President Thomas Bach's reform process, Olympic leaders backed his proposals Saturday for setting up an Olympic television channel, reshaping...More >>
  • Fox bid for Time Warner sparks content merger race

    Fox bid for Time Warner sparks content merger race

    Saturday, July 19 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-07-19 18:40:11 GMT
    By The Associated Press Time Warner has rejected a takeover bid from Twenty-First Century Fox and says it has no interest in further discussions with Rupert Murdoch's media entertainment giant.More >>
    Even though Rupert Murdoch's $76 billion bid for rival media giant Time Warner Inc. has been rejected, that doesn't mean how you watch TV shows and movies will stop changing any time soon.More >>
  • Clinton papers: Iraq, bin Laden and Supreme Court

    Clinton papers: Iraq, bin Laden and Supreme Court

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:14:15 GMT
    New records from the Clinton White House show former President Bill Clinton asking his advisers for details on Osama bin Laden after reading a New York Times story. Other files show the White House considering...More >>
    President Bill Clinton's advisers carefully considered how to explain the president's military action against Iraq in 1998 as the House was debating his impeachment, according to records from the Clinton White...More >>
  • Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

    Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-07-17 04:13:35 GMT
    Kevin Durant has won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest...More >>
    Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the...More >>
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  • US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

    US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:53:08 GMT
    European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.More >>
    Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks....More >>
  • Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

    Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:33:28 GMT
    Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.More >>
    Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, shutting down the territory's only power plant and leaving at least 128 Palestinians dead on...More >>
  • Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

    Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:30:08 GMT
    By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at...More >>
    By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next...More >>
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