- South Korean Olympic organizers downplay concern over NKorea
ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — South Korea's Olympic organizers have played down concern over ongoing tensions with North Korea and also say work has been completed on all venues for the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.
- Millions return to poverty in Brazil, eroding 'boom' decade
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When Leticia Miranda had a job selling newspapers on the streets, she earned about $160 a month, just enough to pay for a tiny apartment she shared with her 8-year-old son in a poor neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro.
- Decker scored twice, US women beat Canada 5-2
QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Brianna Decker scored twice to help the U.S. women's hockey team open its pre-Olympic exhibition schedule with a 5-2 victory over Canada on Sunday.
- Murata beats N'Dam to win WBA middleweight title
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese boxer Ryota Murata defeated France's Hassan N'Dam by technical knockout on Sunday to win the WBA middleweight title.
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- Chen holds on to win Rostelecom Cup and beat Hanyu
MOSCOW (AP) — Nathan Chen's technique trumped Yuzuru Hanyu's superiority in program components to win the men's figure skating event at the Rostelecom Cup on Saturday.
- Polls indicate Japanese PM Abe headed for easy victory
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's leader may have made the right call after all, if not for his country then for himself.
- Bascue, Olsen, Cunningham picked as USA bobsled men's pilots
Codie Bascue, Justin Olsen and Nick Cunningham are going to start the Olympic season as drivers on USA Bobsled's men's national team.
- Rio Olympic head leaves prison; will face corruption charges
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Carlos Nuzman left prison on Friday after his arrest two weeks ago on eventual charges that he arranged bribes to land the Olympics he headed last year in Rio de Janeiro.
- Russia accuses US govt of pushing for its Olympic exclusion
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin accused the U.S. government on Friday of pushing for Russia's exclusion from the Olympics.
- Astros' Gurriel goes from Cuban star to World Series hopeful
HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel is savoring his place with the Houston Astros as they chase their second trip to the World Series.
- Rio 2016 leader Nuzman to be released from jail
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Carlos Nuzman, the head of last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, will be released from jail following a decision in a top Brazilian court.
- IOC expects decisions on Russian doping cases next month
Investigators at the International Olympic Committee expect to have "a number" of doping cases involving Russians at the Sochi Olympics resolved by the end of November, but they have no plans to dictate the eligibility of these athletes for next year's Winter Games in Pyeongchang.
- US women's hockey team gets Wilma Rudolph Courage Award
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. women's hockey team received the Wilma Rudolph Courage Award on Wednesday night at the Salute to Women in Sports hosted by the Women's Sports Foundation.
- Big question for US cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 worth the price?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon's second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer: