- USA Gymnastics bans coach for sexual misconduct with athlete
CHICAGO (AP) — The group that trains U.S. Olympic gymnasts announced on Tuesday that it has banned one of the top coaches in Illinois after an investigation revealed he had violated its code of conduct by engaging in a sexual relationship with an athlete.
- Russian Olympic Committee expects 200 to compete in SKorea
MOSCOW (AP) — Despite Russia's ban from the upcoming Olympics, officials in the country still expect more than 200 of their athletes to compete at the Pyeongchang Games.
- Homeless in Rio skyrockets, creating tensions, violence
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — One night about a year ago, Leandro Mota Generoso was sleeping on a street in downtown Rio de Janeiro when he felt something jagged strike his face.
- Oscar Pistorius bruised in a jail fight over telephone use
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Olympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use, a South African prison spokesman confirmed Tuesday.
- Ancient wrestling offers a future for some in modern India
BAHADURGARH, India (AP) — Wearing nothing but loincloths, a group of boys warm up by climbing sturdy ropes that take them high into the trees. One teenager walks around the wrestling pit swirling incense, blessing the arena and preparing it for battle.
- Russia says its athletes want to compete at the Olympics
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian athletes are overwhelmingly in favor of competing at the upcoming Pyeongchang Games despite a ban on the national team, the country's Olympic committee said Monday.
- US Nobel laureate fears US politics could undermine science
STOCKHOLM (AP) — An American scientist who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet, saying that U.S. scientists are facing funding cutbacks that will hurt research.
- Kodaira and Bloemen set speedskating records at World Cup
KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Japan's Nao Kodaira and Canada's Ted-Jan Bloemen set world records Sunday on the final day of the World Cup speedskating event at the Utah Olympic Oval.
- US Nobel laureate worries politics could undermine science
STOCKHOLM (AP) — An American researcher who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet Sunday night.
- Danish men, women, Italian men earn Olympic curling berths
The Olympic curling fields are set, with men's and women's teams from Denmark and the Italian men grabbing the last spots during a qualification tournament in Pilsen, Czech Republic.
- Lomachenko stops Rigondeaux to win match of Olympic greats
NEW YORK (AP) — Vasyl Lomachenko doesn't just beat fighters. He makes them quit.
- Olympic boxing medalists Stevenson, Conlan remain unbeaten
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Olympic boxing medalists Shakur Stevenson and Michael Conlan remained unbeaten on the undercard of the Vasyl Lomachenko-Guillermo Rigondeaux match.
- White finishes third in a head-scratching Olympic qualifier
COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) — Two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White says he walked away a bit puzzled after a third-place finish in the opening Olympic qualifier for the Americans on the halfpipe.
- Truax takes IBF super middle belt off DeGale on points
LONDON (AP) — British boxer James DeGale lost his IBF super middleweight belt when he was beaten by Caleb Truax by majority decision at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday.
- Russia's Denis sets world record in men's 1,500 meters
KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Russia's Denis Yuskov broke the men's 1,500-meter world record on Saturday in the World Cup speedskating event at the Utah Olympic Oval.