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  • South Korean 2018 Olympic chief quits over company trouble

    The business tycoon who led South Korea's organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics quit on Tuesday amid escalating financial troubles at the business group his family controls. In a statement confirming Cho Yang-ho's resignation, the second change in less than two years at the helm of the…

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  • South Korean head of 2018 Winter Games resigns

    The chief organiser of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea resigned Tuesday less than two years before the Games begin, citing urgent problems with his troubled shipping business. Hanjin Shipping - the South's top container carrier - applied for a creditor-debt restructuring plan last week to…

    AFP
  • Korean Park wants resolution to 'double jeopardy' ruling

    By Jee Heun Kahng SEOUL (Reuters) - Swimmer Park Tae-hwan is still waiting to hear from the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) on whether it will drop a controversial rule that has tacked on three years to his doping ban imposed by governing body FINA, his management team said on Tuesday. Park…

    Reuters
  • Olympic torch set to arrive in Brazil and locals just don't care

    With the Summer Olympic Games less than 100 days away, many Brazilians could care less about the games.

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  • Coyotes stick at No. 7 in NHL Draft lottery

    Coyotes CEO Anthony LeBlanc weighs in on NHL draft lottery....

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  • Olympic flame set to arrive in Brazil for torch relay

    The Olympic flame is set to arrive in Brazil, kicking off a three-month torch relay around the country that will end at the Maracana stadium when the games open on Aug. 5. President Dilma Rousseff is to receive the lantern at the Planalto presidential palace, igniting the torch to begin its…

    The Associated Press
  • Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski to be Olympic correspondents

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski will serve as correspondents for NBC's coverage of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

    The Associated Press
  • Brazil impeachment: Rousseff begins her long goodbye

    Dilma Rousseff greets the Olympic flame in Brazil on Tuesday, but the pomp and ceremony will seem empty to a president likely to be suspended from office just a week later. The arrival of the flame in Brasilia from an ancient Greek temple via Switzerland will trigger a three-month countdown to the…

    AFP
  • Yahoo DFS Hockey: Monday-Tuesday Picks

    Pekka Rinne has been disappointing in the first two games of the Preds' series with the Sharks, but Sasha Yodashkin explains why a bounce back is coming.

    Rotowire.com
  • Yahoo DFS Hockey: Sunday Picks

    Sasha Yodashkin previews Sunday's two-game slate and expects Vladimir Tarasenko and the resilient Blues to come roaring back after a Game 1 loss

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  • Jamaica's McLeod sizzles in Drake Relays rain

    Jamaica's Omar McLeod defied difficult, rainy conditions to clock a world-leading 13.08sec on Saturday to win the 110m hurdles at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa. With the Rio Olympics approaching in August, McLeod moved atop the 2016 rankings, improving on the 13.33 posted by Jason…

    AFP
  • Olympic weightlifting champion Tommy Kono dies in Hawaii

    Tommy Kono, who took up weightlifting in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans and went on to win two Olympic gold medals for the United States, has died. Kono died Sunday in Honolulu, the U.S. Olympic Committee announced. Kono was a frail, asthmatic 14-year-old when a neighbor first gave him…

    The Associated Press
  • Rio Olympics fall short in test events

    Power cuts, faulty spotlights, overheated swimming pools and insufficient air conditioning were among the problems plaguing key test runs at the Rio Olympics facilities, highlighting persistent challenges three months before opening day. "A Chinese Olympic champion (Du Li) wasn't able to finish…

    AFP
  • Yahoo DFS Hockey: Saturday Picks

    Sasha Yodashkin looks over Saturday's two-game slate and is willing to pay up for the red-hot John Tavares as the Islanders try to take a 2-0 series lead against the Lightning

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  • Rapids-Impact Preview

    Jermaine Jones has helped keep Colorado's win streak intact in his first two games with the Rapids, and the less-heralded Luis Solignac has also stepped up. The two will try to send the Rapids to their first four-game win streak in five years in Saturday's visit to the Eastern Conference-leading…

    The Associated Press
  • Sutton British cycling review won't report until after Olympics

    An independent review into allegations of bullying and discrimination at British Cycling sparked by the conduct of former technical director Shane Sutton won't report until after this year's Rio Olympics, officials said Friday. In a joint statement, British Cycling and UK Sport, the national…

    AFP
  • LIghtning's Jon Cooper on what makes hockey players special

    Coach Jon Cooper talks about why hockey players special....

    ThePostGame
  • Rio Olympic flame visits UN office in Geneva

    The Olympic flame for the Rio de Janeiro Games came to the United Nations in Geneva on Friday, where officials said a team of refugee athletes will bring a message of hope for refugees around the world. The flame, which was lit in Greece last week and taken to Switzerland in a lantern, was brought…

    The Associated Press
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  • Rio mayor wants Olympic cauldron near revitalized port area

    Mayor Eduardo Paes says he wants the Olympic cauldron to burn in Rio de Janeiro's revitalized port area. The cauldron will be lit at Maracana Stadium during the opening ceremony on Aug. 5, and will spend the night there before traveling to a permanent home. Mario Andrada, spokesman for the Rio…

    The Associated Press