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Column: F1 takes another run at conquering America

Formula One has been down this road before. In the 1970s and ‘80s, the world’s most popular form of auto racing looked like the next big thing in the United States. ...

Italy outraged after Jacobs excluded from award nominees

ROME (AP) — The Italian Olympic movement is outraged over the exclusion of sprinter Marcell Jacobs from the nominees list for male athlete of the year by World Athletics, with a senior official callin...

Pens' star Crosby: still no timetable for return from injury

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby still isn't sure when he will be cleared to return after he had left wrist surgery last month. Crosby skated wit...

Zhang Boheng wins all-around final at gymnastics worlds

KITAKYUSHU, Japan (AP) — Zhang Boheng of China edged Olympic champion Daiki Hashimoto on Friday to win the gold medal in the men’s all-around at the gymnastics world championships. Z...

'Equal chances': World Cup skiing has balanced schedule

SÖLDEN, Austria (AP) — Alpine skiing heads into its Olympic season this weekend with the first World Cup races of a 37-event schedule that looks more balanced than in previous years. ...

Goggia, Moioli to carry Italy's flag at Olympic ceremonies

ROME (AP) — Defending Alpine skiing downhill gold medalist Sofia Goggia was named as Italy’s flag bearer on Friday for the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics. Italian Olympic C...

Otzelberger faces tall task bringing back magic to Cyclones

The task of turning around Iowa State is personal to T.J. Otzelberger. Otzelberger is beginning his third stint in Ames, his first as head coach, after spending the last two years at...

Beijing offering COVID-19 boosters, 4 months before Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — China’s capital Beijing has begun offering booster shots against COVID-19, four months before the city and surrounding regions are to host the Winter Olympics. Anyone...

US Rowing accepts resignation of longtime men's coach Teti

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Longtime U.S. rowing coach Mike Teti, who has been criticized by some of his former athletes as being emotionally abusive and using physical intimidation, has resigned but immed...

US women tie South Korea 0-0, snap 22-match home win streak

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. women's national team had its 22-match winning streak on home soil snapped Thursday night in a scoreless draw against a surprisingly resilient South Korean team. ...

Ski champ Vlhova to reduce WCup schedule, focus on Olympics

SÖLDEN, Austria (AP) — Alpine skiing star Petra Vlhova plans to skip some World Cup races this season, abandoning the strategy that helped her win the overall title last year. Vlhova...

After Kanter's Tibet comments, Celtics blacked out in China

Chinese broadcaster and NBA partner Tencent is not showing current or archived Boston Celtics games on its platforms, in apparent response to comments that Celtics center Enes Kanter made to advocate ...

Chen and winning streak in spotlight as Skate America begins

Let this sink in: Nathan Chen has not lost a competition since February 2018. Talk about unbeaten streaks. Since his disappointing sixth-place finish at the Pyeongc...

China blacks out NBA Celtics games over Tibet, Xi comments

Broadcaster Tencent, Chinese partner to the US National Basketball Association (NBA), has blacked out access to all Boston Celtics games after one of the team's players accused the Chinese governm...

Russian triathlete is 1st DQ from Tokyo Olympics for doping

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — In the first formal disqualification of a Tokyo Olympics athlete for doping, Russian Igor Polyanskiy has been banned for three years, World Triathlon said on Thursday. ...