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United States' Megan Keller (5) celebrates her goal with Dani Cameranesi (24), Emily Matheson (8) and Annie Pankowski (27) during the first period of a rivalry series women's hockey game against Canada in Hartford, Conn., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

AP Source: NHL All-Star game to feature women 3-on-3 event

Jan. 13, 2020 5:49 PM EST

The NHL is increasing its promotion of women's hockey by adding a three-on-three game between U.S. and Canadian national team members to its All-Star festivities later this month in St. Louis.. The women's game will happen during the Jan. 24-25 weekend that showecases the top players in the NHL, according to...

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 1968 file photo, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos raise their gloved fists after Smith received the gold and Carlos the bronze for the 200 meter run at the Summer Olympic Games in Mexico City. The International Olympic Committee published guidelines Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 specifying which types of athlete protests will not be allowed at the 2020 Tokyo Games. Athletes are prohibited by the Olympic Charter's Rule 50 from taking a political stand in the field of play — like the raised fists by American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the 1968 Mexico City Games. (AP Photo, file)

IOC details rules on political protests at Olympics

Jan. 9, 2020 3:17 PM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — No taking a knee at the Olympics. No hand gestures with political meaning. No disrespect at medal ceremonies. The International Olympic Committee published guidelines Thursday specifying which types of athlete protests will not be allowed at the 2020 Tokyo Games. Athletes are...

A snowboarder practices for the Big Air Atlanta snowboard and ski competition at SunTrust Park Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Corning, other snowboarders dazzle crowd at Braves' ballpark

Dec. 20, 2019 11:20 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Charlie Culberson watched in wonder as Chris Corning flipped four times off a 5-meter jump to stick a perfect landing and make a bit of snowboarding history in a Big Air competition. Culberson, an Atlanta Braves utility man, was amazed at the transformation at SunTrust Park, where his home...

United States' Annie Pankowski (27) takes a shot on Canada's Geneviève Lacasse (31) as Sarah Nurse (20) defends during the first period of a rivalry series women's hockey game in Hartford, Conn., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Players hope US-Canada rivalry game helps spawn pro league

Dec. 14, 2019 10:41 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The United States women's hockey beat Canada 4-1 on Saturday night, with players hoping the first in a series of five games between the international rivals will help kindle the public’s interest in both their sport and their fight off the ice for better professional...

Kaillie Humphries, formerly of team Canada but now representing The United States, warms up a training run for the women's World Cup bobsled event in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. Competition begins on Saturday. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Welcome back: Humphries wins her debut bobsled race with USA

Dec. 7, 2019 6:24 PM EST

Kaillie Humphries’ World Cup bobsled debut for the United States was a winning one. The former Canadian bobsled star won this season’s women’s opener on Saturday, posting the fastest time in both heats at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, New York for her 23rd career World Cup victory...

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, athletes dive into the water at the start line during a women's triathlon test event at Odaiba Marine Park, a venue for marathon swimming and triathlon at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, in Tokyo. The IOC moved next year’s Tokyo Olympic marathons and race walks out of the Japanese capital to avoid the stifling heat and humidity. Some swimmers and an 11,000-member coaching body want similar treatment: find an alternative to the distance-swimming venue in Tokyo Bay known as the “Odaiba Marine Park.”(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Hot Water: Pressure to move Tokyo Olympics open-water venue

Dec. 4, 2019 4:02 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — The IOC moved next year’s Tokyo Olympic marathons and race walks out of the Japanese capital to avoid the stifling heat and humidity. Now some swimmers and an 11,000-member coaching body are asking that something similar should be done with the distance-swimming venue in Tokyo Bay....

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts after making a 3-pointer during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

Draws take place for Olympic basketball qualifying tourneys

Nov. 27, 2019 9:45 AM EST

If Giannis Antetokounmpo is going to compete in the Olympics next summer, Greece will have to win a few games in Canada first. The draws to see which countries will grab the remaining basketball berths in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics — four men’s spots and 10 women’s spots in the 12-team fields...

FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018, file photo, Kaillie Humphries celebrates winning the bronze medal, with teammate Phylicia George (not shown), after the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Humphries _ one of the best pilots in the history of her sport _ has traded her red and white Canadian gear for red, white and blue U.S. apparel. No longer racing for her homeland of Canada, Humphries is now officially a member of USA Bobsled’s national team after a nearly two-year saga that saw her not only claim that she was verbally and mentally abused by a Canadian coach to the point where she no longer felt safe but that her now-former national team simply discarded her.
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AP Exclusive: Kaillie Humphries now ‘safe’ with USA Bobsled

Nov. 22, 2019 8:52 PM EST

Kaillie Humphries was on what bobsledders call a track walk a few days ago. The two-time Olympic champion was checking out the ice-covered sliding chute at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, New York, when she unexpectedly crossed paths with some members of Canada’s bobsled team. Brief hellos were...

Humphries formally selected for USA Bobsled's national team

Nov. 21, 2019 10:38 PM EST

Kaillie Humphries is officially part of USA Bobsled's national team. The two-time Olympic champion for Canada was selected Thursday night as a member of the U.S. team for this season. The announcement was merely a formality, since Humphries won the U.S. team trials in Lake Placid, New York, earlier this week....

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Tokyo Olympics: Japanese, English _ but where’s the French?

Nov. 21, 2019 5:39 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — The French language has been almost invisible during the drawn-out preparations for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. News conferences in Tokyo are conducted in Japanese or in English — or with English interpretation. Signs around the organizing committee offices are in Japanese and...