2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2018 file photo, a woman protests with a poster showing the Korean unification flag at the beach during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. In the corner of Asia where three Olympics - including the current one - are unfolding in the next four years, the political relationships are complex and easily misunderstood. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
February 12, 2018 - 7:50 pm
When an NBC Olympics analyst irritated South Koreans by crediting Japan for helping the country step toward the future, he waded into an intricate web of friendship, unease and outright enmity among Northeast Asia's four nations — the two Koreas, Japan and China — and the United States. The...
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FILE - This Feb. 8, 2002, file photo shows U.S. champion Michelle Kwan practicing for the women's short program for the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City at the Salt lake Ice Center. Salt Lake City has become the first U.S city to announce it will pursue a bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics following an announcement from an exploratory committee that studied the issue. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, File)
February 07, 2018 - 4:52 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City on Wednesday became the first U.S. city to announce its intentions to bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics as this year's games get ready to kick off in South Korea. The city's Olympic exploratory committee concluded that Utah could host the Winter Games again...
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Volunteers take a group photo in front of the Olympic rings at the Olympic Park ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 07, 2018 - 6:59 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): ___ 8:55 p.m. The temperature at the Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang was minus-3 Fahrenheit (minus-16 Celsius) when many athletes and officials woke up. Sidewalks in the nearby mountain cluster were...
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February 02, 2018 - 2:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lindsay Whalen has decided to retire from USA Basketball. Don't worry Minnesota Lynx fans, she still plans to play in the WNBA for a few more years. "I felt like it was a good time to step away from USA Basketball," Whalen told The Associated Press in a phone interview. "I never...
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December 21, 2017 - 11:13 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The latest price tag for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been trimmed slightly, but is still nearly twice the initial estimate even after a major cost-cutting effort. The organizers said Friday that the event will cost a total 1.35 trillion yen ($11.9 billion). In their release, Tokyo 2020...
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Carlos Nuzman, President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, center, is escorted by federal police officers after being taken into custody at his home, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. The president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee was arrested amid an investigation into a vote-buying scheme to bring the Olympics to Rio de Janeiro last year. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
October 06, 2017 - 10:30 am
ZURICH (AP) — After being arrested in Rio de Janeiro and accused of storing gold bars in Switzerland, Brazilian Olympic Committee president Carlos Nuzman was suspended by the IOC on Friday. The decision came hours after Brazilian authorities investigating a 2016 Olympic vote-buying case asked for...
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Ryan Lochte swims on the way to a fifth-place finish in the men's 100-meter backstroke Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at the U.S. Open in East Meadow, N.Y. (Richard T. Slattery/Newsday via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 8:30 pm
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Lochte had questions. He needed answers. After a fifth place finish in the men's 100 meter backstroke final with a time of 55.16 seconds Saturday at the U.S. Open, the Olympian believes knows where he stands. "It's a good starting point," Lochte said following his...
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Ryan Lochte swims on the way to a fifth-place finish in the men's 100-meter backstroke Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at the U.S. Open in East Meadow, N.Y. (Richard T. Slattery/Newsday via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 8:22 pm
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Locate had questions. He needed answers. After a fifth place finish in the men's 100 meter backstroke final with a time of 55.16 seconds Saturday at the U.S. Open, the Olympian believes knows where he stands. "It's a good starting point," Lochte said following his...
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FILE - This Feb. 13, 2008, file photo shows the facade of The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. It was announced Monday, July 31, 2017, that Los Angeles has reached an agreement with international Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
July 31, 2017 - 9:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles has reached an agreement with International Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris, officials announced Monday. The deal would make LA a three-time Olympic city, after hosting the...
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FILE - This Feb. 13, 2008, file photo shows the facade of The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. It was announced Monday, July 31, 2017, that Los Angeles has reached an agreement with international Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
July 31, 2017 - 7:25 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles reached an agreement Monday with international Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris, officials announced Monday. The deal would make LA a three-time Olympic city, after hosting...
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