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Timeline of NBA in 1960s as league celebrates 75th season

Timeline of the National Basketball Association during the 1960s. The timeline includes milestone moments in the league’s history and key moments off the court as the NBA celebrates its 75th season: ...

Egle wins women's luge race; USA Luge grabs relay silver

YANQING, China (AP) — Madeleine Egle of Austria won the first World Cup women’s singles gold medal of her career, prevailing Sunday in the season opener on the track built for this winter’s Beijing Ol...

Germany sweeps golds in World Cup bobsled races

IGLS, Austria (AP) — Germany swept a pair of World Cup bobsled races on Sunday, with Francesco Friedrich winning in the four-man race and Laura Nolte driving to the victory in the women’s event. ...

Ludwig dominant in luge World Cup, leads German men's sweep

YANQING, China (AP) — Johannes Ludwig has quickly made himself the favorite for men’s luge gold at the Beijing Olympics. Ludwig led a German sweep of the men’s medals Saturday on the...

US wins 2 monobob medals, Friedrich rolls in 2-man race

IGLS, Austria (AP) — The U.S. won its first two medals of the World Cup sliding season Saturday, claiming gold and silver in women’s monobob. Elana Meyers Taylor and Kaillie Humphrie...

Tennis trailblazer: Peng known for her grit on the court

Struggling to stay upright as suffocating heat and humidity drained her energy in the U.S. Open semifinals, Peng Shuai refused to give up. She paused between points to clutch at her ...

'No better place': Iowa's new women's wrestling coach ready

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One of the best moments of Clarissa Chun’s wrestling career was qualifying for the 2012 U.S. Olympic team at Iowa’s Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Now, as the coach of ...

Russians sweep 1st World Cup skeleton race of season

IGLS, Austria (AP) — A pair of Russian sliders opened this Olympic season with victories in World Cup skeleton races on Friday. Alexander Tretiakov and Elena Nikitina both rallied in...

Sami Khedira takes UEFA school route to soccer leadership

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — When Juventus asked players to take salary cuts and deferrals during the coronavirus pandemic, Sami Khedira’s curiosity in how the soccer industry works was reignited. ...

Olympic gold medalist among 13 weightlifters in doping case

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Oxana Slivenko of Russia is one of 13 European weightlifters facing new charges over doping in the run-up to the London Games in 2012, the Internatio...

Scion of Polish nobility jailed in property restitution case

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Warsaw court on Tuesday confirmed the arrest order for a Polish businessman who is a descendant of one of Poland's aristocratic families, in a case highlighting the problems st...

Doctor who doped East German swimmers has honor removed

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The doctor who ran a massive doping program to use steroids on East German swimmers in the 1970s and '80s had his award from the sport’s world governing body annulled on T...

World War II US veterans recall flying aid to China

BEIJING (AP) — Veterans and officials from China and the United States on Tuesday celebrated the 80th anniversary of the Flying Tigers, American pilots who flew for China in World War II, as a histori...

Iginla highlights class inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame

TORONTO (AP) — The Hockey Hall of Fame’s pandemic class finally got its moment in the spotlight. Jarome Iginla headlined the five players and one executive enshrined Monday night — a...

USA Basketball sweeps golds at 3x3 FIBA AmeriCup in Miami

MIAMI (AP) — USA Basketball swept the gold medals at the FIBA 3x3 AmeriCup on Sunday, earning the American men and women qualifying spots for next year’s World Cup. The U.S. teams bo...