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IOC president Bach discusses 'challenges' for 2026 Games

Sep. 16, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Costly construction delays, a leadership vacancy linked to a volatile political climate and a lack of sponsors amid a spreading financial crisis has prompted International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach to acknowledge the “challenges” facing organizers of the 2026 Winter...

US and Norway forge unprecedented ski jumping partnership

Aug. 24, 2022 09:22 AM EDT

Ski jumping governing bodies from the United States and Norway have forged an unprecedented partnership. USA Nordic Sport and Norges Hopplandslaget announced Wednesday that their national ski jumping teams will share coaches, training facilities, sports science data and efforts to...

Today in History: Aug. 1, Hitler opens Berlin Olympics

Aug. 01, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2022. There are 152 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 1, 1936, the Olympics opened in Berlin with a ceremony presided over by Adolf Hitler. On this...

Kerley leads red, white & blue sweep of 100 at worlds

Jul. 17, 2022 00:10 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Before the race, U.S. fighter jets zoomed over the stadium. Then, down on the track, Americans flashed a different kind of speed. Fred Kerley led the charge Saturday on an All-American night for track and field, headlining the first U.S. sweep of the sport’s...