Ukraine receives $60M worth of military equipment from US

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — More than $60 million worth of weapons and other equipment is going to Ukraine as part of the U.S. security aid program with the country, the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv said Wednesday. ...

'We have to touch each other': Sports in the COVID-19 world

A sampling of thoughts from some of the more than two dozen athletes from 11 sports that The Associated Press spoke to about resuming competition amid the coronavirus pandemic: ___ ...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 27 The New York Post on Twitter fact-checking President Donald Trump's tw...

In some Olympic sports, training from home is almost routine

Less than a month after Nikhil Kumar qualified for the Olympics in table tennis, the Tokyo Games were postponed until 2021. Like so many other athletes, he is now trying to stay sharp and in shape. ...

Cable ready: US javelin standout making most of home setup

The renovated home of three-time Olympic javelin thrower Kara Winger now has all the training amenities she needs, including cable. No premium channels available on this cable, thoug...

Inspired by Olympic delay, track meet in Prague to go ahead

PRAGUE (AP) — The one-year postponement of the Tokyo Olympics has inspired organizers of a track meet in the Czech Republic to go ahead with their event in June, albeit with limits on athletes and eve...

Virus costly to draft prospects needing face time with teams

The NFL's shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic is denying teams the opportunity to get face time with draft prospects who have been injured, have checkered pasts or are under the radar. ...

U.S. delivers 128 anti-tank Javelin missiles to Estonia

HELSINKI (AP) — The United States says it has delivered 128 anti-tank Javelin missiles to Estonia as part of a larger contract with the Baltic NATO member and the U.S. Department of Defense. ...

British man runs marathon in backyard during lockdown

CHELTENHAM, England (AP) — Being stuck at home didn't stop a British man from running an outdoor marathon. James Campbell, a former professional javelin thrower, spent his 32nd birth...

Former NCAA javelin champion banned 4 years for doping

MONACO (AP) — A former NCAA champion in javelin was given a four-year doping ban in a ruling published Tuesday. Ioannis Kyriazis of Greece, who also placed sixth at the 2017 world ch...

Zatopkova, Olympic champion and wife of Zatopek, dies at 97

PRAGUE (AP) — Dana Zatopkova, an Olympic javelin champion and the wife of running great Emil Zatopek, has died. She was 97. The Czech Olympic Committee said Zatopkova died Friday. No...

NFL combine's speed week ends with another fast finish

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — College football's top players turned the NFL's annual scouting combine into speed week. Running back Jonathan Taylor promised to run the 40-yard dash in under 4....

Pompeo enters heart of impeachment with Ukraine visit

LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo faces a delicate balancing act as he begins a two-day visit Thursday to Ukraine, trying to boost U.S. ties with a critical ally that is at the heart o...

Smart holiday shopping: Avoiding fake reviews and tricky ads

NEW YORK (AP) — There are lots of bargains online during the holidays, but also plenty of ways to get scammed, even at established outlets like Amazon. How can you be sure you're rea...

Taiwan Air Force releases 2020 calendar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense's (MND) Air Force Command Headquarters on Monday (Dec. 9) announced the release of its 2020 desk calendar, which this year has the the...