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Michael Toth, athletic trainer, left, takes Gavin Guers' temperature before football practice at Blue Mountain High School in Orwigsburg, Pa., on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. (Lindsey Shuey/The Republican-Herald via AP)

The Latest: Purdue announces pay cuts in athletics

Aug. 25, 2020 6:43 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Purdue has announced football coach Jeff Brhom, basketball coaches Matt Painter and Sharon Versyp and athletic director Mike Bobinski have voluntarily taken a 20% pay cut and agreed to give up money from incentives, effective...

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2012, file photo, Jamaica's Usain Bolt crosses the finish line to win gold in the men's 100-meter final in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

AP WAS THERE: 2012 London Olympics - Bolt defends 100 gold

Aug. 17, 2020 2:48 PM EDT

EDITORS — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of the Summer Games. This story ran Aug. 5, 2012. It was written by Howard Fendrich, who remains a top AP sports writer. By HOWARD FENDRICH Associated Press LONDON...

FILE - In this July 1980, a statue of Lenin sits outside of Lenin Stadium, main stadium for the 1980 Summer Olympic Games in Moscow., (AP Photo/File)

BOYCOTT GAMES: 1980 U.S. team finds overdue recognition

Aug. 1, 2020 12:12 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Many of the names are familiar. Others don't quite ring a bell. There were 474 U.S. athletes primed to take their talents to the Moscow Olympics in 1980. The U.S. government, in the throes of a Cold War struggle with the Soviet Union, put an end to those plans. Of those 474...