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  • Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

    Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:27:33 GMT
    If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will pay the price for winning. One of its first tasks will be to hand over millions in...
    If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will pay the price for winning. One of its first tasks will be to hand over millions in sponsorships to...
  • Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

    Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:16:08 GMT
    The former majority shareholder in Yukos Oil Company says it has won in excess of $50 billion in a court ruling against Russia.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin's government must pay $50 billion for using tax claims to destroy Yukos, once the country's largest oil producer, and its Kremlin-critical CEO, an international court has ruled.
  • Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

    Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:20:00 GMT
    Sailors are gathering for the first test event of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, concerned about water pollution in Guanabara Bay that some liken to a sewer.
    Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted. Some liken it to a sewer.
  • Olympic high jump champion out of Euros

    Olympic high jump champion out of Euros

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:35:24 GMT
    Russia's team coach says Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova will miss next month's European championships in Zurich because of an injury.
    Russia's team coach says Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova will miss next month's European championships in Zurich because of an injury.
  • Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

    Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:48 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:48:39 GMT
    The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.
    The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.
  • Rule change: Blood and bumps at Commonwealth Games

    Rule change: Blood and bumps at Commonwealth Games

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:13:56 GMT
    It was the first bout of the boxing competition at the Commonwealth Games. Within minutes, one of the fighters had a large lump on his head, and the other had blood streaming down his face.
    It was the first bout of the boxing competition at the Commonwealth Games. Within minutes, Mathew Martin of Nauru had a large lump on his head from a punch. Northern Ireland's Michael Conlan, who won unanimously on...
  • AP NewsBreak: Cities to meet with USOC about 2024

    AP NewsBreak: Cities to meet with USOC about 2024

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:20:24 GMT
    Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. Olympic Committee leadership Friday in the first gathering to include representatives from all the major...
    Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. Olympic Committee leadership Friday in the first gathering to include representatives from all the major interested...
  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Your Top Plays for Today

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:18 AM EDT2014-07-23 07:18:18 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
  • Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

    Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:01:16 GMT
    South Korean officials say the organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games.
    The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said.
  • Olympic leaders back TV channel, bidding changes

    Olympic leaders back TV channel, bidding changes

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-07-20 17:10:25 GMT
    By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer Moving forward on IOC President Thomas Bach's reform process, Olympic leaders backed his proposals Saturday for setting up an Olympic television channel,...
    By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer Moving forward on IOC President Thomas Bach's reform process, Olympic leaders backed his proposals Saturday for setting up an Olympic television channel, reshaping...
  • Fox bid for Time Warner sparks content merger race

    Fox bid for Time Warner sparks content merger race

    Saturday, July 19 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-07-19 18:40:11 GMT
    By The Associated Press Time Warner has rejected a takeover bid from Twenty-First Century Fox and says it has no interest in further discussions with Rupert Murdoch's media entertainment giant.
    Even though Rupert Murdoch's $76 billion bid for rival media giant Time Warner Inc. has been rejected, that doesn't mean how you watch TV shows and movies will stop changing any time soon.
  • Clinton papers: Iraq, bin Laden and Supreme Court

    Clinton papers: Iraq, bin Laden and Supreme Court

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:14:15 GMT
    New records from the Clinton White House show former President Bill Clinton asking his advisers for details on Osama bin Laden after reading a New York Times story. Other files show the White House considering...
    President Bill Clinton's advisers carefully considered how to explain the president's military action against Iraq in 1998 as the House was debating his impeachment, according to records from the Clinton White...
  • Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

    Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-07-17 04:13:35 GMT
    Kevin Durant has won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest...
    Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the...
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  • Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war

    Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:48 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:48:36 GMT
    Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.
    Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that shut down the strip's only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the...
  • Suicide bomber kills Afghan president's cousin

    Suicide bomber kills Afghan president's cousin

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:48 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:48:34 GMT
    An Afghan official says a suicide bomber, his explosives hidden inside his turban, has assassinated the cousin of President Hamid Karzai.
    A cousin and close associate of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai was assassinated on Tuesday by a suicide bomber who hid his explosives under his turban, a provincial official said.
  • China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

    China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:46:41 GMT
    China's Communist Party says it has launched an investigation into a former domestic security chief who was once among the country's most feared leaders.
    China's ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday it is launching an investigation into former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, who was once one of the country's most feared leaders.
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