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Carlos Nuzman, president of the Brazilian Olympic committee, arrives at Federal Police headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. Federal police searched Nuzman's house Tuesday morning. French and Brazilian authorities have been working on a corruption investigation involving bribery surrounding the awarding of the 2016 Rio Games and the 2020 Tokyo Games. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
September 05, 2017 - 9:29 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Federal police searched the house of the president of the Brazilian Olympic committee on Tuesday and issued a warrant forcing him to testify in an investigation into bribery surrounding the awarding of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. Police said detention warrants had been...
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Usain Bolt of Jamaica gestures with maiko, or an apprentice geisha, during a promotional event in Kyoto, western Japan, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. Bolt says he has no regrets about retiring and is confident his world records will stand for at least another 15 years. The only sprinter to capture the 100 and 200 titles at three consecutive Olympics, Bolt retired last month after the world championships in London. He leaves the sport holding the world record of 9.58 seconds in the 100 meters and 19.19 in the 200. (Yosuke Mizuno/Kyodo News via AP)
September 05, 2017 - 6:17 am
KYOTO, Japan (AP) — Usain Bolt is feeling no pressure in retirement, confident his best times can remain world records for decades. The only sprinter to capture the 100- and 200-meter track titles at three consecutive Olympics, Bolt retired last month after the world championships in London. He...
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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach speaks during an interview at the headquarters of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee in Beijing, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Bach said Saturday he sees "no reason for any immediate concern" about tensions on the Korean Peninsula affecting next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (AP Photo/Christopher Bodeen)
August 26, 2017 - 6:42 am
BEIJING (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday he sees "no reason for any immediate concern" about tensions on the Korean Peninsula affecting next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Bach told The Associated Press in Beijing that the IOC was...
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August 26, 2017 - 5:28 am
BEIJING (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach says he sees "no reason for any immediate concern" about tensions on the Korean Peninsula affecting next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Bach told The Associated Press on Saturday that the IOC was monitoring...
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FILE - In this July 12, 2017, file photo, gymnast Simone Biles arrives at the ESPYS at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Biles, who won four gold medals at the 2016 Summer Games, says she is just testing the waters as she considers a return to competition. The 20-year-old has spent the year since Rio de Janeiro taking a break from the sport and says she is in no hurry to make any sort of concrete decision. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
August 20, 2017 - 9:15 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Simone Biles is back in the gym. That's it. That's all. The Olympic gymnastics champion is in no hurry to declare whether this is the start of a comeback following a year off after her historic performance at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. And she'd be just fine if...
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FILE - This Aug. 23, 2016 file photo shows U.S. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman listening during an interview atop the Empire State Building in New York. Raisman, a 2012 and 2016 U.S. women’s gymnastics Olympic team member, is criticizing USA Gymnastics for the way it has handled itself by overlooking sexual abuse and failing to identify alleged criminal behavior by a former national team doctor, Larry Nassar. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, file)
August 20, 2017 - 8:17 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Aly Raisman is ready to talk about "the elephant in the room." And the six-time Olympic medal-winning gymnast thinks it's time USA Gymnastics joins in a conversation she feels is long overdue. The 23-year-old is calling for sweeping change in the organization in the wake of...
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Donnell Whittenburg releases while working on the high bar at the USA Gymnastics championships, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 18, 2017 - 12:02 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Yul Moldauer raced out to an early lead at the 2017 U.S. Gymnastics championships, putting together six steady routines Thursday night to open up a sizable gap over reigning NCAA all-around champion Akash Modi and give him some serious momentum in his attempt to lock down a...
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Former Olympic gymnast Rachael Denhollander, left, speaks as 2000 Olympic bronze medalist Jamie Dantzscher listens during a news conference in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Dantzscher and Denhollander have filed civil lawsuits against USA Gymnastics and a former team doctor claiming they were sexually abused during their careers and want the organization to remove members of the organization's board of directors. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
August 17, 2017 - 6:27 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — On the floor of the Honda Center, the USA Gymnastics championships are imbued with a sense of normalcy and routine. Of tumbling runs and coaching tweaks. Of blaring music and chalk dust. Of leaps and leotards. Of the search for who's next. There is no sign of an organization...
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Trinidad and Tobago's Lalonde Gordon celebrates with teammate Jeremy Richards after they won the gold medal in the Men's 4x400 meters relay final at the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
August 13, 2017 - 3:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world championships (all times local): ___ 9:30 p.m. Trinidad and Tobago swept past the United States in the 4x400-meter relay to earn the last big upset of the world championships in the final event. Lalonde Gordon stayed in the slipstream of Fred Kerley for most...
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Fireworks for the winner goes off as Jamaica's Usain Bolt falls after suffering an injury, during the men's 4x100-meter final at the World Athletics Championships in London Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
August 12, 2017 - 5:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world championships (all times local): ___ 11:05 p.m. Jamaican team doctor Kevin Jones said Usain Bolt had a cramp in his left hamstring. Bolt grimaced in pain as he was running down the finishing straight before stumbling and falling to the track. "A lot of the...
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