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  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.
    Tessa Jowell, the former U.K. culture secretary who played a key role in securing the 2012 London Olympics, has died.
  • 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.
    Finland's defenseman Miro Heiskanen played at the junior world championship, the Olympic tournament and the world championship this year.
  • 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.
    Roman commuters, plagued by buses going aflame, have a new subway station.
  • 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.
    USOC: Sex-trafficking lawsuit 'calculated to offend,' not pursue justice.
  • 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.
    Questions over integrity of sample-collection bottles led to frustration from athletes at Winter Olympics; 2 tightened bottles so tightly, they cracked caps.
  • 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.
    Frank King, an architect of 1988 Winter Olympics who helped change face of Calgary, dies at 81.
  • 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.
    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.
  • London calling: Yankees, Red Sox to play where soccer's king

    London calling: Yankees, Red Sox to play where soccer's king

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 8:45 AM EDT2018-05-08 12:45:01 GMT
    Tuesday, May 8 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-05-09 02:43:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff J Mitchell, File). FILE - This Aug. 3, 2012, aerial file photo shows the Olympic Stadium at Olympic Park, in London. A person familiar with the planning tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball intends to announce next week ...(AP Photo/Jeff J Mitchell, File). FILE - This Aug. 3, 2012, aerial file photo shows the Olympic Stadium at Olympic Park, in London. A person familiar with the planning tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball intends to announce next week ...
    The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will face each other in two regular-season games at the Olympic Stadium in London next year.
    The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will face each other in two regular-season games at the Olympic Stadium in London next year.
  • Russian star Evgenia Medvedeva to train with Brian Orser

    Russian star Evgenia Medvedeva to train with Brian Orser

    Monday, May 7 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-05-07 18:34:38 GMT
    Monday, May 7 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-05-08 00:59:08 GMT
    Two-time Olympic silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva is leaving longtime coach Eteri Tutberidze to work with Brian Orser, the Canadian coach who has guided Yuna Kim and Yuzuru Hanyu to Olympic titles.
    Two-time Olympic silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva is leaving longtime coach Eteri Tutberidze to work with Brian Orser, the Canadian coach who has guided Yuna Kim and Yuzuru Hanyu to Olympic titles.
  • American Galen Rupp wins Prague international marathon

    American Galen Rupp wins Prague international marathon

    Sunday, May 6 2018 7:23 AM EDT2018-05-06 11:23:45 GMT
    Sunday, May 6 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-05-06 14:24:01 GMT
    Olympic bronze medalist Galen Rupp of the United States won the Prague international marathon on Sunday while Kenya's runner Bornes Jepkirui Kitur was the fastest women in the race.
    Olympic bronze medalist Galen Rupp of the United States won the Prague international marathon on Sunday while Kenya's runner Bornes Jepkirui Kitur was the fastest women in the race.
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  • Braves rally for 6 runs in 9th, beat Miami on Swanson's hit

    Braves rally for 6 runs in 9th, beat Miami on Swanson's hit

    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:51:38 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:51:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland). Miami Marlins Lewis Brinson reacts with Cameron Maybin after hitting a grand slam in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/Todd Kirkland). Miami Marlins Lewis Brinson reacts with Cameron Maybin after hitting a grand slam in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Dansby Swanson's two-run single capped a six-run ninth inning, and the NL-leading Atlanta Braves rallied to stun the Miami Marlins 10-9.
    Dansby Swanson's two-run single capped a six-run ninth inning, and the NL-leading Atlanta Braves rallied to stun the Miami Marlins 10-9.
  • Johnny Manziel watches a lot, throws a little at CFL camp

    Johnny Manziel watches a lot, throws a little at CFL camp

    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:41:52 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:45:07 GMT
    (Peter Power/The Canadian Press via AP). The newest addition to the Canadian Football League Hamilton Tiger-Cats roster, quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) throws during Tiger Cats training camp in Hamilton, Ontario on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Heisman Trophy ...(Peter Power/The Canadian Press via AP). The newest addition to the Canadian Football League Hamilton Tiger-Cats roster, quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) throws during Tiger Cats training camp in Hamilton, Ontario on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Heisman Trophy ...
    Johnny Manziel spent much of the first day of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' training camp as an observer.
    Johnny Manziel spent much of the first day of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' training camp as an observer.
  • Green, Sargent join Pulisic on US soccer roster vs Bolivia

    Green, Sargent join Pulisic on US soccer roster vs Bolivia

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:51:39 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:44:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File). FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2016, file photo, Julian Green, of the U.S., celebrates scoring the second and final goal against Cuba during a friendly soccer match in the Pedro Marrero Stadium in Havana, Cuba. Green returns to...(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File). FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2016, file photo, Julian Green, of the U.S., celebrates scoring the second and final goal against Cuba during a friendly soccer match in the Pedro Marrero Stadium in Havana, Cuba. Green returns to...
    Midfielder Julian Green returns to U.S. men's national soccer team for 1st time in 2 years, joining star midfielder Christian Pulisic on young American roster for May 28 exhibition against Bolivia at Chester,...
    Midfielder Julian Green returns to U.S. men's national soccer team for 1st time in 2 years, joining star midfielder Christian Pulisic on young American roster for May 28 exhibition against Bolivia at Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • InternationalMore>>

  • Venezuelans urged to vote as many polling sites stay empty

    Venezuelans urged to vote as many polling sites stay empty

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:21:57 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:53:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...
    Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once...
    Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once wealthy nation plummets.
  • Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran

    Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran

    Sunday, May 20 2018 3:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 07:21:14 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:52:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2016 file photo, Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr gives a speech to his followers before entering the highly fortified Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq. Al-Sadr, the influential maverick Shiite cleric who...(AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2016 file photo, Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr gives a speech to his followers before entering the highly fortified Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq. Al-Sadr, the influential maverick Shiite cleric who...
    Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric whose political coalition beat out Iran's favored candidates to come in first in national elections, says he wants to form a government that puts Iraqis first.
    Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric whose political coalition beat out Iran's favored candidates to come in first in national elections, says he wants to form a government that puts Iraqis first.
  • US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

    US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:21:07 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:43:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.
    United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.
    United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.
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