Olympic games

FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2016, file photo, U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo takes the ball during a women's Olympic football tournament match against New Zealand in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. American goalkeeper Hope Solo is looking to resume playing and says she had had offers to play overseas. Solo was handed a six-month suspension and her contract with U.S. Soccer was terminated following the Rio de Janeiro Olympics last year, after she called Sweden's team "cowards" for their defensive style of play against the Americans. (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio, File)
August 07, 2017 - 6:40 pm
AMSTERDAM (AP) — American goalkeeper Hope Solo is looking to resume playing and says she has had offers to play overseas. Solo was handed a six-month suspension and her contract with U.S. Soccer was terminated last year following the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after she called Sweden's team "cowards"...
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Kenya's Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon, center, celebrates as she wins the gold medal in the final of the Woman's 1500m during the World Athletics Championships in London Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. Others from left are: South Africa's Caster Semenya, bronze, Britain's Laura Muir and United States' Jennifer Simpson, silver. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 07, 2017 - 5:25 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world track championships (all times local): ___ 10:20 p.m. Some athletes at the world championships staying at an official hotel have become ill. The local organizing committee says there have been "a number of cases of gastroenteritis" reported by some teams...
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Jamaica's Omar Mcleod races to win the gold medal in the final of the Men's 110m hurdles during the World Athletics Championships in London Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 07, 2017 - 4:38 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world track championships (all times local): ___ 9:35 p.m. Olympic champion Omar McLeod finally gave Jamaica its first gold of the world championships, winning the 110-meter hurdles ahead of defending champion Sergey Shubenkov of Russia. McLeod ran a near clean...
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Jim Johannson speaks during a news conference in Plymouth, Mich., Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Longtime USA Hockey executive Jim Johannson will serve as general manager for the U.S. men's hockey team at the 2018 Olympics. Tony Granato will be the team's coach. . (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 07, 2017 - 4:00 pm
Not only will Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews and most of the best hockey players in the world not be going to the Olympics, neither will anyone on an NHL contract. The league has decided that players with active NHL contracts, even those in the minors, will not be allowed to...
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South Africa's Wayde Van Niekerk and Britain's Daniel Talbot, left, joke as they cross the finish line in their Men's 200 meters heat at the World Athletics Championships in London Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
August 07, 2017 - 3:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — Wayde van Niekerk's biggest rival in the 200 meters never even made the start line. Isaac Makwala was supposed to run in Heat 5 of the first round at the world championships on Monday, but the Botswanan's spot in Lane 7 remained empty. The IAAF later said Makwala withdrew "due to a...
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South Africa's Wayde Van Niekerk and Britain's Daniel Talbot, left, joke as they cross the finish line in their Men's 200 meters heat at the World Athletics Championships in London Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
August 07, 2017 - 3:20 pm
LONDON (AP) — Given that it was only a preliminary round and Wayde van Niekerk would hate to be a rude guest, he slowed up just enough for a sprinter from Britain to finish even with him at the line. Almost worked. But there will be no slowing down now for the South African sprinter, who is going...
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Jim Johannson speaks during a news conference in Plymouth, Mich., Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Longtime USA Hockey executive Jim Johannson will serve as general manager for the U.S. men's hockey team at the 2018 Olympics. Tony Granato will be the team's coach. . (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 07, 2017 - 2:59 pm
Players with NHL contracts, even those in the minors, will not be allowed to participate in the Winter Olympics next February. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly confirmed the league's stance to The Associated Press on Monday. The league announced in April it wouldn't be stopping its season to go to the...
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South Africa's Wayde Van Niekerk and Britain's Daniel Talbot, left, joke as they cross the finish line in their Men's 200 meters heat at the World Athletics Championships in London Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
August 07, 2017 - 2:52 pm
LONDON (AP) — Wayde van Niekerk's biggest rival in the 200 meters never even made the start line. Isaac Makwala was supposed to run in Heat 5 of the first round at the world championships on Monday, but the Botswanan's spot in Lane 7 remained empty. No reason was given for Makwala's no-show, but he...
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Botswana's Isaac Makwala reacts after winning his heat of the Men's 400 meters during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
August 07, 2017 - 2:20 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world track championships (all times local): ___ 7:15 p.m. Christian Taylor needed only one attempt to show he is still the man to beat in the triple jump. With the automatic qualifying standard set at 17 meters, Taylor hit 17.15 right away and reached Thursday's...
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Jim Johannson speaks during a news conference in Plymouth, Mich., Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Longtime USA Hockey executive Jim Johannson will serve as general manager for the U.S. men's hockey team at the 2018 Olympics. Tony Granato will be the team's coach. . (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 07, 2017 - 1:42 pm
Players with NHL contracts, even those in the minors, will not be allowed to participate in the Winter Olympics next February. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday that all players under contract will be treated the same. The league announced in April it wouldn'...
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