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  • Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis

    Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:53:32 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:16:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). U.S. Olympic Committee Acting CEO Susanne Lyons testifies before the House Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee about the Olympic community's ability to protect athletes from sexual abuse, on Capitol Hill i...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). U.S. Olympic Committee Acting CEO Susanne Lyons testifies before the House Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee about the Olympic community's ability to protect athletes from sexual abuse, on Capitol Hill i...
    Lawmakers used a House subcommittee hearing get answers about the U.S. Olympic Committee's slow-moving response to a steadily widening sex-abuse scandal in Olympic sports.More >>
    Lawmakers used a House subcommittee hearing get answers about the U.S. Olympic Committee's slow-moving response to a steadily widening sex-abuse scandal in Olympic sports.More >>
  • Letter: USA Taekwondo wasn't shy about punishing Lopezes

    Letter: USA Taekwondo wasn't shy about punishing Lopezes

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:22:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:57:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - This Aug. 22, 2008, file photo shows Steven Lopez, right, celebrating with his brother and coach Jean after defeating Azerbaijan's Rashad Ahmadov in a bronze medal match for the men's taekwondo -80 kilogram class at...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - This Aug. 22, 2008, file photo shows Steven Lopez, right, celebrating with his brother and coach Jean after defeating Azerbaijan's Rashad Ahmadov in a bronze medal match for the men's taekwondo -80 kilogram class at...
    USA Taekwondo produces letter that shows it was not shy about punishing Lopez brothers.More >>
    USA Taekwondo produces letter that shows it was not shy about punishing Lopez brothers.More >>
  • AP Interview: Phelps says mental health is new passion

    AP Interview: Phelps says mental health is new passion

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:22:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-05-23 10:36:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2014, file photo, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps walks into a courthouse for a trial on drunken driving and other charges in Baltimore. After revealing the depths of his depression _ and even t...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2014, file photo, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps walks into a courthouse for a trial on drunken driving and other charges in Baltimore. After revealing the depths of his depression _ and even t...
    AP Interview: Olympic champion Michael Phelps says mental health is his new passion, giving him a chance to make a bigger impact than he ever did at the pool.More >>
    AP Interview: Olympic champion Michael Phelps says mental health is his new passion, giving him a chance to make a bigger impact than he ever did at the pool.More >>
  • Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

    Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:42:05 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:37 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:37:40 GMT
    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.More >>
    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.More >>
  • USOC hires FBI executive as its athlete safety director

    USOC hires FBI executive as its athlete safety director

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:52:17 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:06 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:06:13 GMT
    USOC hires FBI executive as senior director of athlete safety, putting Wendy Guthrie in charge of strengthening sex-abuse policies being rewritten in wake of cases involving Olympic athletes.More >>
    USOC hires FBI executive as senior director of athlete safety, putting Wendy Guthrie in charge of strengthening sex-abuse policies being rewritten in wake of cases involving Olympic athletes.More >>
  • Russia's doping capital gears up for World Cup

    Russia's doping capital gears up for World Cup

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:22:03 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:03:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julia Chestnova). This photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018 shows a view of the Olympic Sports Center where Panama's soccer team will live during the 2018 World Cup in Saransk, Russia. Russia is trying to wipe its sports reputation clean by ...(AP Photo/Julia Chestnova). This photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018 shows a view of the Olympic Sports Center where Panama's soccer team will live during the 2018 World Cup in Saransk, Russia. Russia is trying to wipe its sports reputation clean by ...
    Russia is trying to wipe its sports reputation clean by hosting the World Cup after years of doping scandals.More >>
    Russia is trying to wipe its sports reputation clean by hosting the World Cup after years of doping scandals.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Tessa Jowell, the former U.K. culture secretary who played a key role in securing the 2012 London Olympics, has died.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Finland's defenseman Miro Heiskanen played at the junior world championship, the Olympic tournament and the world championship this year.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Roman commuters, plagued by buses going aflame, have a new subway station.More >>
  • National SportsMore>>

  • Boston bound: LeBron pushes Cavs to Game 7 vs. Celtics

    Boston bound: LeBron pushes Cavs to Game 7 vs. Celtics

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:23:38 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 7:55 AM EDT2018-05-26 11:55:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ron Schwane). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives between Boston Celtics' Marcus Morris (13) and Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) during the first half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals Friday, May 25, 2018,...(AP Photo/Ron Schwane). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives between Boston Celtics' Marcus Morris (13) and Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) during the first half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals Friday, May 25, 2018,...
    LeBron's 44 points leads Cavs to 109-99 win, forces Game 7.More >>
    LeBron's 44 points leads Cavs to 109-99 win, forces Game 7.More >>
  • Bucks player 'gave in' during arrest to avoid officers' guns

    Bucks player 'gave in' during arrest to avoid officers' guns

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:43:02 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-05-26 11:25:50 GMT
    (Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...(Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...
    NBA player Sterling Brown says he tried to remain calm when Milwaukee police used a stun gun to take him down during his arrest for a parking violation.More >>
    NBA player Sterling Brown says he tried to remain calm when Milwaukee police used a stun gun to take him down during his arrest for a parking violation.More >>
  • Platini vows to return to soccer after Swiss justice move

    Platini vows to return to soccer after Swiss justice move

    Saturday, May 26 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-05-26 09:33:23 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-05-26 10:23:22 GMT
    Banned former UEFA President and FIFA vice president Michel Platini says he is planning to return to soccer after Swiss federal prosecutors confirmed he was not being charged in an investigation into possible...More >>
    Banned former UEFA President and FIFA vice president Michel Platini says he is planning to return to soccer after Swiss federal prosecutors confirmed he was not being charged in an investigation into possible financial wrongdoing.More >>
  • InternationalMore>>

  • Ebola vaccinations begin in rural Congo on Monday: Ministry

    Ebola vaccinations begin in rural Congo on Monday: Ministry

    Saturday, May 26 2018 6:03 AM EDT2018-05-26 10:03:12 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-05-26 12:13:33 GMT
    Congo says confirmed Ebola cases rise to 35, with 10 deaths, as vaccinations continue.More >>
    Congo says confirmed Ebola cases rise to 35, with 10 deaths, as vaccinations continue.More >>
  • The Latest: 'No going back' for women's rights in Ireland

    The Latest: 'No going back' for women's rights in Ireland

    Saturday, May 26 2018 6:13 AM EDT2018-05-26 10:13:13 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-05-26 12:13:23 GMT
    (Niall Carson/PA via AP). A man walks past a mural showing Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old Indian dentist who had sought and been denied an abortion before she died after a miscarriage in a Galway hospital, with the word YES over it, in Dublin, Irel...(Niall Carson/PA via AP). A man walks past a mural showing Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old Indian dentist who had sought and been denied an abortion before she died after a miscarriage in a Galway hospital, with the word YES over it, in Dublin, Irel...
    Official counting is set to begin in Ireland's historic abortion rights referendum, with two exit polls predicting an overwhelming victory for those seeking to end the country's strict ban.More >>
    Official counting is set to begin in Ireland's historic abortion rights referendum, with two exit polls predicting an overwhelming victory for those seeking to end the country's strict ban.More >>
  • Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout

    Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout

    Friday, May 25 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-05-25 08:02:40 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 7:55 AM EDT2018-05-26 11:55:23 GMT
    The Iranian government wants assurances that economic incentives that were part of a landmark deal to stop the country developing nuclear weapons will be protected, despite the U.S. withdrawal and threat of...More >>
    The Iranian government wants assurances that economic incentives that were part of a landmark deal to stop the country developing nuclear weapons will be protected, despite the U.S. withdrawal and threat of sanctions against companies who trade with Iran.More >>
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