TOKYO (AP) — An Olympic official made a guarantee Thursday that will please the heads of world sports federations who are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Dealing a blow to Olympic boxing officials after months of investigations, the IOC has set up a vote next month on removing the sport's governing body AIBA from...
CHICAGO (AP) — Members of the U.S. under-23 pool and a few foreign-based veterans are among the 21 Americans who will start training Monday ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, while regulars such as...
TOKYO (AP) — The heads of some international sports federations complained this month that Tokyo Olympic organizers were cutting too deeply to save money.
GENEVA (AP) — The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it could be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC member as its president.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — One of the first things Tony Hawk was looking forward to doing when he arrived in Shanghai for his debut as commentator for the Vans Park Series was to grab a skateboard and do...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha has pledged $750,000 in taxpayer money to cover some of USA Swimming's more than $3 million in costs to host the 2020 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials.
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian boxing powerbroker behind a $16 million offer aimed at keeping the sport in the Olympics has denied the government is funding his campaign.
- Asian Games end and Japan, China turn eyes to Tokyo Olympics
- Japan women improve to win Asian Games rugby goldSeptember 1, 2018
- Japan women win soccer, field hockey gold at Asian Games
- Son's last shot for military exemption at Asian Games
- Mixed relay makes Asian Games debut; China back atop medals
- Combined Koreas crew wins historic medal at Asian Games
- Inoue wins Asian Games marathon gold medal in sprint finish
- 6th gold gives Ikee a record 8th medal at Asian Games
- Taiwan _ by whatever name _ still winning at Asian Games
- Japanese teenager Ikee wins 5th gold medal at Asian Games
- Silver lining for young and old athletes at Asian Games
- Nationality confusion forces Zabelinskaya out of Asian Games
- Sun rises, flags fall on opening night of swimming finals
- Japan: Asian Games a proving ground for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
- Asian Games: Something for everybody _ even contract bridge
- With Tokyo 2020 looming, Japan aims high at Asian Games
- Young India shooter Anish Bhanwala targets gold at Asiad
- Son Heung-min arrives in Indonesia for Asian GamesAugust 13, 2018
- As Asian Games host, Indonesia has more at stake than sport
- Koreas extend conciliatory steps to Asian Games
- Women's volleyball captain Zhu leads China into Asian Games
- Silver lining for young and old athletes at Asian GamesAugust 23, 2018
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Rory McIlroy will likely go to the 2020 Olympics and represent Ireland.
The 30-year-old from Northern Ireland disclosed his decision Tuesday, two days before the...
TOKYO (AP) — If you're a Japan resident and you want tickets for next year's Tokyo Olympics — be patient.
Tokyo organizers on Friday said delays and long waits to get an online response met...
TOKYO (AP) — Residents of Japan began entering a ticket lottery on Thursday, hoping to land seats for next year's Tokyo Olympics.
People overseas will have to wait until June 15 when tickets...
- Ledecky to tackle all 4 distances in Tokyo _ 200 to 1,500
- US Olympian Katie Ledecky gives swim tips to Tokyo students
- Pan Pacs: Ledecky, Dressel get wins; Ikee pleases home fans
- Cate Campbell atones for failure in Rio de Janeiro Olympics
- Ruck wins 200 at Pan Pacific, Ledecky gets 3rd
- Forgetting about world record brings Peaty closer to it
- Teenage swimmer Kolesnikov adds gold, silver to medal haul
- Peaty shaves 0.13 off of own 100m breaststroke world record
- Peaty world record corrected to 57.10 after timing error
- Day after Peaty record, Britain adds 2 more swimming golds
- 4 golds from 4 events: Peaty displays breaststroke dominance
- Michael Andrew caps breakout US Nationals with 50 free win
- Missy Franklin misses out at US Nationals
- Ledecky cruises to easy win in 800 free at US Nationals
- US swim nationals set to go on without banned Lochte
- Tokyo 2020: Will Ryan Lochte and Sue Bird be there?
- Ryan Lochte's future? Even he isn't sure what's next
- Japanese swimmer Junya Koga denies doping chargesMay 23, 2018
TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics are caught between the proverbial rock and hard place.
Tokyo organizers are trying to cut spending, under pressure from the International Olympic Committee,...
GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — The head of the international boxing federation has criticized IOC president Thomas Bach's comments that Olympic officials could organize the Tokyo 2020 boxing...
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GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Olympic sports leaders criticized Tokyo Games organizers on Tuesday for cutting spending on how events will be presented at venues next year.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Under pressure from an IOC inquiry into its integrity, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has been weighing legal action and formal complaints against Olympic...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Before 3-on-3 basketball debuts in the Olympics, USA Basketball took it to Las Vegas.
The men's and women's national championships went full-blown show time in looking for...
SYDNEY (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach said Saturday he has "a lot of sympathy" for Caster Semenya after the South African runner lost her Court of Arbitration for Sport appeal in a landmark case...
- US beats Japan 7-6 in final of softball world championship
- US beats Japan 4-3 to reach final of softball worlds
- US beats Australia 3-1 at women's softball worldsAugust 10, 2018
- US beats Puerto Rico 8-1 at women's softball worldsAugust 8, 2018
- US overpowers South Africa 7-0 at women's softball worldsAugust 7, 2018
- US beats Philippines 12-0 at softball world championshipsAugust 6, 2018
- United States beats Netherlands 11-0 at softball worldsAugust 5, 2018
- US beats Taiwan 7-0 at women's softball worldsAugust 4, 2018
- Abbott solid as USA beats Mexico 5-2 at softball worldsAugust 3, 2018
Edward Nyman's appointment as the first full-time director of sports medicine and science at USA Gymnastics lasted just one day.
The embattled organization announced it had removed Nyman on...
The price tag on the Los Angeles 2028 Olympics is now $6.88 billion, a $1.36 billion increase that comes mainly because of accounting measures designed to better reflect inflation over the long...
BELLS BEACH, Australia (AP) — John John Florence won the men's event after fellow American and 11-time world champion Kelly Slater was eliminated in the quarterfinals, while American Courtney...
Slater advances, Gilmore out of World Surf League event
BELLS BEACH, Australia (AP) — Kelly Slater has advanced to the quarterfinals of the Bells Beach World Surf League event while defending champion Stephanie Gilmore lost her final-eight contest on...
Israel says it will join 2020 World Expo in Dubai
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Foreign Ministry says Israel will participate in next year's World Expo hosted by the United Arab Emirates, in another sign of warming relations with Gulf Arab...
BELLS BEACH, Australia (AP) — Eleven-time world champion Kelly Slater has advanced from the round of 32 at the Bells Beach World Surf League event, and fellow American Caroline Marks and...
2020 Olympic gymnastics trials heading to St. Louis
The 2020 U.S. Olympic men's and women's gymnastics team trials are heading to St. Louis.
USA Gymnastics announced Tuesday the trials will be June 25-28, 2020, at the Enterprise Center, home...
Atlanta Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce has been added as an assistant coach for USA Basketball this summer, when the Americans will compete in the FIBA World Cup in China and try to qualify for the 2020...
Ticket sales: The least understood side of the Olympics
TOKYO (AP) — It's Olympic ticket sales time again, perhaps the least understood side of the games.
"Time flies," said Kosuke Kitajima, a four-time Olympic swimming gold medalist from Japan....
Basketball cuts 2 games from 2020 Tokyo Olympic format
MIES, Switzerland (AP) — The Olympic basketball tournament has been shortened for the 2020 Tokyo Games to cut the number of group matches from five to three for each team.
TOKYO (AP) — For fans, athletes, and volunteers, next year's Tokyo Olympics could become known as the get-up-early games.
Hoping to beat the summer heat in the Japanese capital, organizers...
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday visited the Fukushima nuclear plant, which sank into meltdowns after a tsunami eight years ago, in an effort to highlight revival and...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With as few as six weeks left to save boxing's place at the 2020 Olympics, the governing body's new interim president is now in the IOC's home city for the final...
Japan Olympic minister resigns over disaster gaffe
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Olympic minister resigned Wednesday after making remarks deemed offensive to the people affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, a gaffe that had questioned his...
GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Florida teenager Caroline Marks claimed her first title in the World Surf League by maintaining the form that helped her defeat world champion Stephanie Gilmore on her...
GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Florida teenager Caroline Marks claimed her first title in the World Surf League Monday, sustaining the form from an earlier defeat of world No. 1 Stephanie Gilmore on...
Milan-Cortina 2026 bid boosted by government support
ROME (AP) — The Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics received a boost Friday by a key letter of financial support from the Italian government.
NEW YORK (AP) — Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer mostly feinted trash talking, using a few long glares and verbal jabs ahead of their showdown.
LONDON (AP) — The men's tennis singles final at the Olympics has been shortened to a best-of-three-sets match as part of format changes designed to reduce the workload of players competing in...
TOKYO (AP) — Continental qualifiers for the rugby sevens competition at the Tokyo Olympics will kick off in June.
The top four teams in the World Sevens Series will qualify automatically,...
Javier Gomez 5th in return to triathlon World Cup
NEW PLYMOUTH, New Zealand (AP) — Five-time world triathlon champion and Olympic silver medalist Javier Gomez of Spain launched his bid to win selection for the 2020 Tokyo games with a...
Russian makes $16M offer to help keep boxing in Olympics
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A Russian official has offered to pay the International Boxing Association's $16 million debt if the IOC keeps the sport in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Breakdancing and three other sports have made the next move toward becoming medal events at the 2024 Paris Olympics.
PARIS (AP) — No carrots. To save weightlifting from the rot of doping, the International Olympic Committee must continue to wield the big stick.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Weightlifting's place at the 2024 Paris Olympics has been confirmed after an IOC review of persistent doping problems, as long as the sport's governing body meets...