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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 1:36 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:36:28 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 >>
  • Dogged by buses afire, Roman commuters get new metro station

    Dogged by buses afire, Roman commuters get new metro station

    Saturday, May 12 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-12 19:02:22 GMT
    Saturday, May 12 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-05-12 20:25:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File). FILE - In this Thursday, April 6, 2017 file photo, an ancient Roman low relief with figures of Maenads dated between the first century B.C. and the first century A.D. are on display in the San Giovanni underground sta...(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File). FILE - In this Thursday, April 6, 2017 file photo, an ancient Roman low relief with figures of Maenads dated between the first century B.C. and the first century A.D. are on display in the San Giovanni underground sta...
    Roman commuters, plagued by buses going aflame, have a new subway station.More >>
    Roman commuters, plagued by buses going aflame, have a new subway station.More >>
  • Sex-abuse lawsuits illustrate USOC's difficult path

    Sex-abuse lawsuits illustrate USOC's difficult path

    Thursday, May 10 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-05-10 17:41:29 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-05-11 14:15:02 GMT
    USOC: Sex-trafficking lawsuit 'calculated to offend,' not pursue justice.More >>
    USOC: Sex-trafficking lawsuit 'calculated to offend,' not pursue justice.More >>
  • Olympic observers find skepticism over anti-doping program

    Olympic observers find skepticism over anti-doping program

    Thursday, May 10 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-05-10 23:01:26 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-05-11 13:15:10 GMT
    Questions over integrity of sample-collection bottles led to frustration from athletes at Winter Olympics; 2 tightened bottles so tightly, they cracked caps.More >>
    Questions over integrity of sample-collection bottles led to frustration from athletes at Winter Olympics; 2 tightened bottles so tightly, they cracked caps.More >>
  • Frank King, an architect of 1988 Calgary Games, dies at 81

    Frank King, an architect of 1988 Calgary Games, dies at 81

    Thursday, May 10 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-05-10 20:41:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 10 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-05-10 21:55:01 GMT
    Frank King, an architect of 1988 Winter Olympics who helped change face of Calgary, dies at 81.More >>
    Frank King, an architect of 1988 Winter Olympics who helped change face of Calgary, dies at 81.More >>
  • Sweden routs Austria, Denmark upsets Finland at worlds

    Sweden routs Austria, Denmark upsets Finland at worlds

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-05-09 17:51:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 9 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-05-09 22:27:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). South Korea's Park Woosang, right, checks Germany's Jonas Muller, left, during the Ice Hockey World Championships group B match between Germany and South Korea at the Jyske Bank Boxen arena in Herning, Denmark, Wednesday, M...(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). South Korea's Park Woosang, right, checks Germany's Jonas Muller, left, during the Ice Hockey World Championships group B match between Germany and South Korea at the Jyske Bank Boxen arena in Herning, Denmark, Wednesday, M...
    Olympic runner-up Germany rebounded from three straight losses at the ice hockey world championship on Wednesday to hand newcomer Korea a 6-1 defeat.More >>
    Olympic runner-up Germany rebounded from three straight losses at the ice hockey world championship on Wednesday to hand newcomer Korea a 6-1 defeat.More >>
  • National SportsMore>>

  • FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on Ukraine

    FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on Ukraine

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:13:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:53:42 GMT
    Cisco says that a hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine.More >>
    Cisco says that a hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine.More >>
  • Ovechkin, Holtby shine in Game 7, Caps beat Lightning 4-0

    Ovechkin, Holtby shine in Game 7, Caps beat Lightning 4-0

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:01 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:01:57 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:52:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jason Behnken). Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates a goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of Game 7 of the NHL hockey playoffs Eastern Conference finals Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Tampa, Fla.(AP Photo/Jason Behnken). Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates a goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of Game 7 of the NHL hockey playoffs Eastern Conference finals Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Tampa, Fla.
    Capitals win Game 7, advance to Stanley Cup Final for first time since 1998.More >>
    Capitals win Game 7, advance to Stanley Cup Final for first time since 1998.More >>
  • Critics: NFL decision chooses mainstream appeal over players

    Critics: NFL decision chooses mainstream appeal over players

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:01:55 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:52:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, middle, kneels during the national anthem before the team's NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, middle, kneels during the national anthem before the team's NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers...
    Critics say the NFL's decision to force players to stand during the national anthem if on the field say the policy prioritizes the league's mainstream appeal over athletes.More >>
    Critics say the NFL's decision to force players to stand during the national anthem if on the field say the policy prioritizes the league's mainstream appeal over athletes.More >>
  • InternationalMore>>

  • Discovery of World War II soldier's plane brings closure

    Discovery of World War II soldier's plane brings closure

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:51:54 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:54:43 GMT
    (U.S. Army Air Force/Kelly Family Research Project via AP). This circa 1943 U.S. Army Air Force photo from the Kelly Family Research Project shows the "Heaven Can Wait" B-24 bomber, location unknown, in which Lt. Thomas Kelly died when it was shot down...(U.S. Army Air Force/Kelly Family Research Project via AP). This circa 1943 U.S. Army Air Force photo from the Kelly Family Research Project shows the "Heaven Can Wait" B-24 bomber, location unknown, in which Lt. Thomas Kelly died when it was shot down...
    When Tom Kelly's relatives got word that his World War II B-24 bomber had finally been found, a wave of exhilaration and grief washed over them.More >>
    When Tom Kelly's relatives got word that his World War II B-24 bomber had finally been found, a wave of exhilaration and grief washed over them.More >>
  • Egypt detains activist blogger amid new wave of arrests

    Egypt detains activist blogger amid new wave of arrests

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:33:29 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:53:52 GMT
    Egyptian security officials say a prominent activist and blogger known for documenting police abuse has been detained, the latest in a new wave of arrests since elections earlier this year.More >>
    Egyptian security officials say a prominent activist and blogger known for documenting police abuse has been detained, the latest in a new wave of arrests since elections earlier this year.More >>
  • Malaysia's ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandal

    Malaysia's ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandal

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:52:09 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:53:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, arrives at Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Najib appears again for questioning at the   office as part of ...(AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, arrives at Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Najib appears again for questioning at the office as part of ...
    Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the anti-corruption agency's office for more questioning over alleged graft at a state investment fund he set up.More >>
    Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the anti-corruption agency's office for more questioning over alleged graft at a state investment fund he set up.More >>
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