Verhaeren quits as Australia coach following Olympic delay

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Jacco Verhaeren is standing down as head coach of Australia’s swim team, leaving Rohan Taylor to guide the Olympic squad in Tokyo next year. Verhaeren was ...

Banned track coach Salazar gets court date for doping appeal

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Banned track and field coach Alberto Salazar will try to overturn his four-year suspension at sport’s highest court in November. The Court of Arbitration...

Sports court sets November dates to hear Russian doping case

GENEVA (AP) — The Russian doping scandal will return to sport’s highest court in November when the nation faces a four-year ban of its flag, anthem and colors from Olympic Games and world championship...

US retains Rugby World Cup vision despite financial peril

With the soccer World Cup lined up for 2026 and the Los Angeles Olympics two years later, the United States will be the focal point for sports later this decade. Another worldwide ev...

Bobby Joe Morrow, 3-time winner in 1956 Olympics, dies at 84

SAN BENITO, Texas (AP) — Bobby Joe Morrow, the Texas sprinter who won three gold medals in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics while a student at Abilene Christian University, died Saturday. He was 84. ...

List 3/3 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

AUSTRALIAN RULES Round 1 from March 19-22, no spectators. Competition from March 22 suspended. SAILING Clipper Round the World Race in Subic Bay, ...

Romania joining European soccer's race to complete season

GENEVA (AP) — In the Europe-wide race to finish this soccer season before the next one starts, Romania’s league aims to beat a UEFA target for completion by resuming in two weeks. On...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

India saw another record daily jump in coronavirus cases while Russia reported a steady increase in its caseload even as it moved to swiftly ease restrictions in sync with the Kremlin’s ambitious pol...

Tokyo Olympics just beginning the race to reset themselves

TOKYO (AP) — Just two months after the unprecedented Olympic postponement, organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto was asked Thursday about progress toward rescheduling next year's Tokyo Games. ...

The Latest: New dates for Olympic women's soccer qualifiers

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The final Asian qualifying place for the women’s soccer tournament at the Toky...

AP PHOTOS: Olympic dreams for locked-down Venezuela athletes

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Stefany Hernández zips on her bike across a vast, empty boulevard in Venezuela's capital, getting in training where she can find it. A 2015 world champion b...

LAFC will seek new name for Banc of California Stadium

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC will seek a new name for its 2-year-old Banc of California Stadium after the Major League Soccer club and the bank restructured their partnership. L...

Luge Canada hires former US slider Duncan Kennedy as coach

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Duncan Kennedy, one of the top sliders in USA Luge history and a three-time qualifier for the Olympics, has been hired as an assistant coach by Luge Canada. ...

Wuhan coronavirus in the US: Map, case counts and news

Powell: Recovery may begin by summer, will likely be slow Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell expressed optimism Sunday that the U.S. economy can begin to recover from a devastating recession in th...

Former Brazil women's soccer coach Alvarez dies at 63

SAO PAULO (AP) — Oswaldo Alvarez, who coached Brazil at the last two Women's World Cups, died in a Sao Paulo hospital on Monday. He was 63. Alvarez recently said he was getting treat...