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  • 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...
    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...
  • 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 Guide
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
  • 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.
    The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said.
  • 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,...
    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...
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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...
    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...
  • 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...
    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...
  • US chooses 19 players for men's basketball roster

    US chooses 19 players for men's basketball roster

    Monday, July 14 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-07-14 16:20:18 GMT
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Derrick Rose and four returnees from the 2012 Olympic men's basketball champions are among the 19 players selected for this summer's U.S. national...
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Coach Mike Krzyzewski hopes Derrick Rose's NBA comeback begins in a USA uniform.
  • Germany wins terrifically entertaining World Cup

    Germany wins terrifically entertaining World Cup

    Sunday, July 13 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-07-14 00:38:42 GMT
    The World Cup ends Sunday with a marquee match-up, Argentina against Germany, and host Brazil rushing to be ready for an even bigger logistical challenge: the 2016 Olympics.
    Germany won the World Cup. Host Brazil won a world of new friends.
  • Rousseff: Brazil's World Cup proved doubters wrong

    Rousseff: Brazil's World Cup proved doubters wrong

    Saturday, July 12 2014 12:18 AM EDT2014-07-12 04:18:01 GMT
    Brazil has proved its doubters wrong by putting on a highly successful World Cup, President Dilma Rousseff said on the eve of the tournament's final match between Germany and Argentina this weekend.
    Brazil has proved its doubters wrong by putting on a highly successful World Cup, President Dilma Rousseff said on the eve of the tournament's final match between Germany and Argentina this weekend.
  • Rousseff: Brazil proved World Cup doubters wrong

    Rousseff: Brazil proved World Cup doubters wrong

    Saturday, July 12 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-07-12 04:05:47 GMT
    President Dilma Rousseff said Friday that on the eve of the World Cup's final match this weekend, her country has proved doubters of Brazil's ability to organize a big event wrong.
    President Dilma Rousseff said Friday that on the eve of the World Cup's final match this weekend, her country has proved doubters of Brazil's ability to organize a big event wrong.
  • Phelps easily beats Lochte in 100 butterfly

    Phelps easily beats Lochte in 100 butterfly

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:17:09 GMT
    Michael Phelps has won the 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam, easily beating rival Ryan Lochte.
    Michael Phelps surged to the wall and quickly searched for the scoreboard.
  • 4 suspended for rigging Vanessa-Mae results

    4 suspended for rigging Vanessa-Mae results

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-07-11 14:32:45 GMT
    Slovenia has suspended four of its ski officials for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Sochi Winter Olympics.
    Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended Friday for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
  • Phelps a bit miffed that he's not going faster

    Phelps a bit miffed that he's not going faster

    Thursday, July 10 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-07-10 23:53:21 GMT
    Michael Phelps figured he would be swimming faster by now.
    Michael Phelps has never been the patient type.
  • White Elephants: Looking for games, events, fans

    White Elephants: Looking for games, events, fans

    Thursday, July 10 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-07-10 21:17:38 GMT
    Once the World Cup and its traveling circus leaves town, four gleaming stadiums that cost $1.6 billion and hosted massive crowds will echo noisily as their owners struggle to find a use for them or even partially...
    Once the World Cup and its traveling circus leaves town, four gleaming stadiums that cost $1.6 billion and hosted massive crowds will echo noisily as their owners struggle to find a use for them or even partially fill them.
  • InternationalMore>>

  • Ex-Venezuelan intelligence chief detained in Aruba

    Ex-Venezuelan intelligence chief detained in Aruba

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:03:45 GMT
    Authorities in Aruba say they have detained a former Venezuelan intelligence official on a request from the U.S. government.
    Authorities in Aruba announced Thursday that they arrested a close confidant of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who was sent as that country's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S....
  • Dutch sending unarmed police to Ukraine crash site

    Dutch sending unarmed police to Ukraine crash site

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:03:38 GMT
    The Dutch prime minister says he is sending 40 unarmed military police to eastern Ukraine as part of a ramped-up effort to find the last victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 still at the wreckage site.
    The Netherlands is sending 40 unarmed military police to eastern Ukraine as part of a ramped-up effort to find the last victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 still at the wreckage site, Prime Minister Mark...
  • Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens

    Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:47:52 GMT
    Iraqi officials say militants have attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad, killing 52 prisoners and eight soldiers.
    Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician on Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country's new president in the latest step toward forming a new government. But a series of attacks killed...