Summer Olympic games

Derek Miles, University of South Dakota alum and current USD pole vaulting coach, holds his son Ariston, 3, after a presentation of an Olympic bronze medal by the International Olympic Committee, Monday, April 17, 2017, at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, S.D. Miles placed fourth in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, but the International Olympic Committee recently disqualified Denys Yurchenko, the third-place finisher, after retested samples showed Yurchenko used a banned substance. (Joe Ahlquist/The Argus Leader via AP)
April 18, 2017 - 2:49 pm
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — An assistant track coach at the University of South Dakota has been awarded a bronze medal for pole vaulting at the 2008 Beijing Olympics after the original winner was disqualified for doping. Derek Miles, a three-time Olympian, placed fourth in the pole vaulting event in...
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A police officer and a working dog perform a security sweep at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
April 17, 2017 - 9:21 am
BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi's last Boston Marathon. Galen Rupp's first. Two defending champions on the women's side (sort of), and Lemi Berhanu Hayle returns to go for his second straight men's title. Also: puppies! The 121st edition of the Boston Marathon left Hopkinton on Monday morning for the...
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U.S. distance runner Meb Keflezighi waves during a Boston Marathon media availability Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston. Keflezighi has said he'll retire after running in Monday's race and the TCS New York City Marathon in November. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
April 17, 2017 - 4:54 am
BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi's last Boston Marathon. Galen Rupp's first. Two defending champions on the women's side (sort of), and Lemi Berhanu Hayle returns to go for his second straight men's title. Also: puppies! The 121st edition of the Boston Marathon will leave Hopkinton on Monday morning...
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U.S. distance runner Meb Keflezighi waves during a Boston Marathon media availability Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston. Keflezighi has said he'll retire after running in Monday's race and the TCS New York City Marathon in November. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
April 17, 2017 - 2:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi's last Boston Marathon. Galen Rupp's first. Two defending champions on the women's side (sort of), and Lemi Berhanu Hayle returns to go for his second straight men's title. Also: puppies! The 121st edition of the Boston Marathon will leave Hopkinton on Monday morning...
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This photo provided Tuesday, April 4, 2017 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows victims of a suspected chemical attack, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria. The suspected chemical attack killed dozens of people on Tuesday, Syrian opposition activists said, describing the attack as among the worst in the country's six-year civil war. (Edlib Media Center, via AP)
April 04, 2017 - 9:19 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHERE A CHEMICAL ATTACK STRUCK Syrians were left gasping for breath and convulsing in the streets and in crowded hospitals in an opposition-held northern town. The attack killed dozens of...
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This photo provided Tuesday, April 4, 2017 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows victims of a suspected chemical attack, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria. The suspected chemical attack killed dozens of people on Tuesday, Syrian opposition activists said, describing the attack as among the worst in the country's six-year civil war. (Edlib Media Center, via AP)
April 04, 2017 - 9:14 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHERE A CHEMICAL ATTACK STRUCK Syrians were left gasping for breath and convulsing in the streets and in crowded hospitals in an opposition-held northern town. The attack killed dozens of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, second from left, is flanked by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, left, LA 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman, second from right, and UCLA chancellor Gene Block, right, during a news conference in Los Angeles. As the IOC moves the goalpost in the 2024 Olympic contest, bid leaders from Los Angeles and Paris head to a campaign event in Denmark on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 unsure of exactly what they are shooting for. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
April 04, 2017 - 9:17 am
AARHUS, Denmark (AP) — Los Angeles and Paris made a direct appeal Tuesday to Olympic sports leaders in their bids to host the 2024 Games amid the ongoing politics of possibly awarding hosting rights for 2028 at the same time. In the first of three campaign events this year, the two 2024 Olympic...
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April 03, 2017 - 4:46 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC denied Monday that it covered up doping cases from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after a German TV program revealed that positive tests by Jamaican sprinters were not prosecuted. German documentary maker Hajo Seppelt said "several" of the Caribbean island's athletes...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, second from left, is flanked by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, left, LA 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman, second from right, and UCLA chancellor Gene Block, right, during a news conference in Los Angeles. As the IOC moves the goalpost in the 2024 Olympic contest, bid leaders from Los Angeles and Paris head to a campaign event in Denmark on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 unsure of exactly what they are shooting for. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
April 02, 2017 - 7:29 am
GENEVA (AP) — As the IOC moves the goalposts in the 2024 Olympic contest, bid leaders from Los Angeles and Paris head to a campaign event in Denmark on Tuesday unsure of exactly what they are shooting for. While both cities are bidding for the 2024 Games, the 2028 hosting rights are also in play,...
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Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, left, welcomes her London counterpart, Sadiq Khan, before their meeting with the mayor of Seoul at the City Hall of Paris, France, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The mayors of Paris, London and Seoul are creating a system to grade vehicles based on their emissions in real-life conditions, after growing uncertainty about automakers efforts to skirt rules intended to limit pollutants. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
April 02, 2017 - 6:36 am
GENEVA (AP) — As the IOC moves the goalposts in the 2024 Olympic contest, bid leaders from Los Angeles and Paris head to a campaign event in Denmark on Tuesday unsure of exactly what they are shooting for. While both cities are bidding for the 2024 Games, the 2028 hosting rights are also in play,...
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