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  • Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

    Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:01 AM EDT2014-07-22 10:01:04 GMT
    South Korean officials say the organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games.
    The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said Tuesday.
  • Olympic leaders back TV channel, bidding changes

    Olympic leaders back TV channel, bidding changes

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-07-20 17:10:25 GMT
    By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer Moving forward on IOC President Thomas Bach's reform process, Olympic leaders backed his proposals Saturday for setting up an Olympic television channel,...
    By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer Moving forward on IOC President Thomas Bach's reform process, Olympic leaders backed his proposals Saturday for setting up an Olympic television channel, reshaping...
  • Fox bid for Time Warner sparks content merger race

    Fox bid for Time Warner sparks content merger race

    Saturday, July 19 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-07-19 18:40:11 GMT
    By The Associated Press Time Warner has rejected a takeover bid from Twenty-First Century Fox and says it has no interest in further discussions with Rupert Murdoch's media entertainment giant.
    Even though Rupert Murdoch's $76 billion bid for rival media giant Time Warner Inc. has been rejected, that doesn't mean how you watch TV shows and movies will stop changing any time soon.
  • Clinton papers: Iraq, bin Laden and Supreme Court

    Clinton papers: Iraq, bin Laden and Supreme Court

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:14:15 GMT
    New records from the Clinton White House show former President Bill Clinton asking his advisers for details on Osama bin Laden after reading a New York Times story. Other files show the White House considering...
    President Bill Clinton's advisers carefully considered how to explain the president's military action against Iraq in 1998 as the House was debating his impeachment, according to records from the Clinton White...
  • Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

    Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-07-17 04:13:35 GMT
    Kevin Durant has won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest...
    Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the...
  • US chooses 19 players for men's basketball roster

    US chooses 19 players for men's basketball roster

    Monday, July 14 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-07-14 16:20:18 GMT
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Derrick Rose and four returnees from the 2012 Olympic men's basketball champions are among the 19 players selected for this summer's U.S. national...
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Coach Mike Krzyzewski hopes Derrick Rose's NBA comeback begins in a USA uniform.
  • Germany wins terrifically entertaining World Cup

    Germany wins terrifically entertaining World Cup

    Sunday, July 13 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-07-14 00:38:42 GMT
    The World Cup ends Sunday with a marquee match-up, Argentina against Germany, and host Brazil rushing to be ready for an even bigger logistical challenge: the 2016 Olympics.
    Germany won the World Cup. Host Brazil won a world of new friends.
  • Rousseff: Brazil's World Cup proved doubters wrong

    Rousseff: Brazil's World Cup proved doubters wrong

    Saturday, July 12 2014 12:18 AM EDT2014-07-12 04:18:01 GMT
    Brazil has proved its doubters wrong by putting on a highly successful World Cup, President Dilma Rousseff said on the eve of the tournament's final match between Germany and Argentina this weekend.
    Brazil has proved its doubters wrong by putting on a highly successful World Cup, President Dilma Rousseff said on the eve of the tournament's final match between Germany and Argentina this weekend.
  • Rousseff: Brazil proved World Cup doubters wrong

    Rousseff: Brazil proved World Cup doubters wrong

    Saturday, July 12 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-07-12 04:05:47 GMT
    President Dilma Rousseff said Friday that on the eve of the World Cup's final match this weekend, her country has proved doubters of Brazil's ability to organize a big event wrong.
    President Dilma Rousseff said Friday that on the eve of the World Cup's final match this weekend, her country has proved doubters of Brazil's ability to organize a big event wrong.
  • Phelps easily beats Lochte in 100 butterfly

    Phelps easily beats Lochte in 100 butterfly

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:17:09 GMT
    Michael Phelps has won the 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam, easily beating rival Ryan Lochte.
    Michael Phelps surged to the wall and quickly searched for the scoreboard.
  • 4 suspended for rigging Vanessa-Mae results

    4 suspended for rigging Vanessa-Mae results

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-07-11 14:32:45 GMT
    Slovenia has suspended four of its ski officials for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Sochi Winter Olympics.
    Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended Friday for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
  • Phelps a bit miffed that he's not going faster

    Phelps a bit miffed that he's not going faster

    Thursday, July 10 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-07-10 23:53:21 GMT
    Michael Phelps figured he would be swimming faster by now.
    Michael Phelps has never been the patient type.
  • White Elephants: Looking for games, events, fans

    White Elephants: Looking for games, events, fans

    Thursday, July 10 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-07-10 21:17:38 GMT
    Once the World Cup and its traveling circus leaves town, four gleaming stadiums that cost $1.6 billion and hosted massive crowds will echo noisily as their owners struggle to find a use for them or even partially...
    Once the World Cup and its traveling circus leaves town, four gleaming stadiums that cost $1.6 billion and hosted massive crowds will echo noisily as their owners struggle to find a use for them or even partially fill them.
  • Main players in the FIFA ticket scalping case

    Main players in the FIFA ticket scalping case

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-07-08 21:52:06 GMT
    An investigation into scalping World Cup hospitality tickets threatens to mar what has been a successful tournament in Brazil.
    An investigation into scalping World Cup hospitality tickets threatens to mar what has been a successful tournament in Brazil.
  • InternationalMore>>

  • Parents of abducted girls, escapees meet president

    Parents of abducted girls, escapees meet president

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:22:08 GMT
    President Goodluck Jonathan is meeting with many parents of the 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and some classmates who managed to escape from Islamic extremists.
    President Goodluck Jonathan met for the first time Tuesday with many parents of 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Islamic extremist captors.
  • 11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

    11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:22:05 GMT
    About a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.
    Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.
  • Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks

    Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:12:44 GMT
    The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a...
    The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary...
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