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  • Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis

    Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:53:32 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:16:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). U.S. Olympic Committee Acting CEO Susanne Lyons testifies before the House Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee about the Olympic community's ability to protect athletes from sexual abuse, on Capitol Hill i...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). U.S. Olympic Committee Acting CEO Susanne Lyons testifies before the House Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee about the Olympic community's ability to protect athletes from sexual abuse, on Capitol Hill i...
    Lawmakers used a House subcommittee hearing get answers about the U.S. Olympic Committee's slow-moving response to a steadily widening sex-abuse scandal in Olympic sports.More >>
    Lawmakers used a House subcommittee hearing get answers about the U.S. Olympic Committee's slow-moving response to a steadily widening sex-abuse scandal in Olympic sports.More >>
  • Letter: USA Taekwondo wasn't shy about punishing Lopezes

    Letter: USA Taekwondo wasn't shy about punishing Lopezes

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:22:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:57:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - This Aug. 22, 2008, file photo shows Steven Lopez, right, celebrating with his brother and coach Jean after defeating Azerbaijan's Rashad Ahmadov in a bronze medal match for the men's taekwondo -80 kilogram class at...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - This Aug. 22, 2008, file photo shows Steven Lopez, right, celebrating with his brother and coach Jean after defeating Azerbaijan's Rashad Ahmadov in a bronze medal match for the men's taekwondo -80 kilogram class at...
    USA Taekwondo produces letter that shows it was not shy about punishing Lopez brothers.More >>
    USA Taekwondo produces letter that shows it was not shy about punishing Lopez brothers.More >>
  • AP Interview: Phelps says mental health is new passion

    AP Interview: Phelps says mental health is new passion

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:22:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-05-23 10:36:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2014, file photo, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps walks into a courthouse for a trial on drunken driving and other charges in Baltimore. After revealing the depths of his depression _ and even t...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2014, file photo, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps walks into a courthouse for a trial on drunken driving and other charges in Baltimore. After revealing the depths of his depression _ and even t...
    AP Interview: Olympic champion Michael Phelps says mental health is his new passion, giving him a chance to make a bigger impact than he ever did at the pool.More >>
    AP Interview: Olympic champion Michael Phelps says mental health is his new passion, giving him a chance to make a bigger impact than he ever did at the pool.More >>
  • Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

    Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:42:05 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:37 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:37:40 GMT
    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.More >>
    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.More >>
  • USOC hires FBI executive as its athlete safety director

    USOC hires FBI executive as its athlete safety director

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:52:17 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:06 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:06:13 GMT
    USOC hires FBI executive as senior director of athlete safety, putting Wendy Guthrie in charge of strengthening sex-abuse policies being rewritten in wake of cases involving Olympic athletes.More >>
    USOC hires FBI executive as senior director of athlete safety, putting Wendy Guthrie in charge of strengthening sex-abuse policies being rewritten in wake of cases involving Olympic athletes.More >>
  • Russia's doping capital gears up for World Cup

    Russia's doping capital gears up for World Cup

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:22:03 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:03:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julia Chestnova). This photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018 shows a view of the Olympic Sports Center where Panama's soccer team will live during the 2018 World Cup in Saransk, Russia. Russia is trying to wipe its sports reputation clean by ...(AP Photo/Julia Chestnova). This photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018 shows a view of the Olympic Sports Center where Panama's soccer team will live during the 2018 World Cup in Saransk, Russia. Russia is trying to wipe its sports reputation clean by ...
    Russia is trying to wipe its sports reputation clean by hosting the World Cup after years of doping scandals.More >>
    Russia is trying to wipe its sports reputation clean by hosting the World Cup after years of doping scandals.More >>
  • USA Gymnastics VP Faehn out amid fallout from Nassar scandal

    USA Gymnastics VP Faehn out amid fallout from Nassar scandal

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:20:24 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:24:25 GMT
    USA Gymnastics has parted ways with senior vice president Rhonda Faehn, who has come under fire recently from former victims of a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison for abusing athletes.More >>
    USA Gymnastics has parted ways with senior vice president Rhonda Faehn, who has come under fire recently from former victims of a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison for abusing athletes.More >>
  • British ex-culture secretary Tessa Jowell dies at 70

    British ex-culture secretary Tessa Jowell dies at 70

    Sunday, May 13 2018 3:53 AM EDT2018-05-13 07:53:23 GMT
    Sunday, May 13 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-05-14 01:54:26 GMT
    Tessa Jowell, the former U.K. culture secretary who played a key role in securing the 2012 London Olympics, has died.More >>
    Tessa Jowell, the former U.K. culture secretary who played a key role in securing the 2012 London Olympics, has died.More >>
  • Young Finland defenseman Heiskanen eyes NHL

    Young Finland defenseman Heiskanen eyes NHL

    Sunday, May 13 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-05-13 15:13:26 GMT
    Sunday, May 13 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-05-13 16:57:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Canada's Connor McDavid, left, fouls Finland's Miro Heiskanen, right, during the Ice Hockey World Championships group B match between Canada and Finland at the Jyske Bank Boxen arena in Herning, Denmark, Saturday, May 12, 2...(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Canada's Connor McDavid, left, fouls Finland's Miro Heiskanen, right, during the Ice Hockey World Championships group B match between Canada and Finland at the Jyske Bank Boxen arena in Herning, Denmark, Saturday, May 12, 2...
    Finland's defenseman Miro Heiskanen played at the junior world championship, the Olympic tournament and the world championship this year.More >>
    Finland's defenseman Miro Heiskanen played at the junior world championship, the Olympic tournament and the world championship this year.More >>
  • National SportsMore>>

  • Only took one day to guarantee 1st-time French Open finalist

    Only took one day to guarantee 1st-time French Open finalist

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:24:34 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-05-28 01:37:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michel Euler). Sloane Stephens of the U.S. returns a shot against Netherland's Arantxa Rus during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, May 27, 2018.(AP Photo/Michel Euler). Sloane Stephens of the U.S. returns a shot against Netherland's Arantxa Rus during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, May 27, 2018.
    Reigning U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens needs less than an hour to move into the second round on the opening day of the French Open.More >>
    Reigning U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens needs less than an hour to move into the second round on the opening day of the French Open.More >>
  • Rose 20 under at Colonial for 3-stroke win over Koepka

    Rose 20 under at Colonial for 3-stroke win over Koepka

    Sunday, May 27 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-05-27 22:18:14 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-05-28 01:37:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cooper Neill). Justin Rose prepares to putt on the seventh hole during the final round of the Fort Worth Invitational golf tournament at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, May 27, 2018.(AP Photo/Cooper Neill). Justin Rose prepares to putt on the seventh hole during the final round of the Fort Worth Invitational golf tournament at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, May 27, 2018.
    Justin Rose closed with a 6-under 64 to finish at 20 under at Colonial for a three-stroke victory over defending U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka in the Fort Worth Invitational.More >>
    Justin Rose closed with a 6-under 64 to finish at 20 under at Colonial for a three-stroke victory over defending U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka in the Fort Worth Invitational.More >>
  • Will Power wins Indy 500, No. 17 for car owner Roger Penske

    Will Power wins Indy 500, No. 17 for car owner Roger Penske

    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:35:08 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-05-28 01:37:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/AJ Mast). Will Power, of Australia, leads Simon Pagenaud, of France, though the first turn during the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 27, 2018.(AP Photo/AJ Mast). Will Power, of Australia, leads Simon Pagenaud, of France, though the first turn during the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 27, 2018.
    Will Power wins the Indianapolis 500, giving team owner Roger Penkse a 17th at the prestigious event.More >>
    Will Power wins the Indianapolis 500, giving team owner Roger Penkse a 17th at the prestigious event.More >>
  • InternationalMore>>

  • Conservative, leftist head to contentious runoff in Colombia

    Conservative, leftist head to contentious runoff in Colombia

    Sunday, May 27 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-27 04:13:52 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-05-28 01:36:52 GMT
    (AP Photos/Fernando Vergara, File). FILE - This combination of two file photos shows Colombian presidential candidates Gustavo Petro on April 23, 2014, left, and Ivan Duque on May 20, 2018, both in Bogota, Colombia. Colombian voters head to the polls S...(AP Photos/Fernando Vergara, File). FILE - This combination of two file photos shows Colombian presidential candidates Gustavo Petro on April 23, 2014, left, and Ivan Duque on May 20, 2018, both in Bogota, Colombia. Colombian voters head to the polls S...
    For decades, Colombia's bloody conflict with leftist rebels influenced decisions in the ballot box.More >>
    For decades, Colombia's bloody conflict with leftist rebels influenced decisions in the ballot box.More >>
  • 1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12

    1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12

    Sunday, May 27 2018 6:43 AM EDT2018-05-27 10:43:52 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-05-28 01:36:40 GMT
    Congo's health ministry says there has been another death of a confirmed case of Ebola, bringing the number of fatalities to 12.More >>
    Congo's health ministry says there has been another death of a confirmed case of Ebola, bringing the number of fatalities to 12.More >>
  • Some Irish Catholics worried, dismayed after abortion vote

    Some Irish Catholics worried, dismayed after abortion vote

    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:53 AM EDT2018-05-27 07:53:48 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-05-28 01:36:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Peter Morrison). People from the "Yes" campaign react as the results of the votes begin to come in, after the Irish referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution at Dublin Castle, in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday May 26, 2018. The fir...(AP Photo/Peter Morrison). People from the "Yes" campaign react as the results of the votes begin to come in, after the Irish referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution at Dublin Castle, in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday May 26, 2018. The fir...
    Attention is turning to Ireland's parliament now that the country's citizens have voted in landslide numbers to remove the abortion ban from its constitution.More >>
    Attention is turning to Ireland's parliament now that the country's citizens have voted in landslide numbers to remove the abortion ban from its constitution.More >>
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