FILE -  Russian athlete Kirill Kaprizov (77) tries to keep Frank Hordler (48), of Germany, away from the puck during the second period of the men's gold medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Gangneung, South Korea. The 2018 Olympics without NHL talent offered a glimpse of things to come for players who hadn't yet reached the best hockey league in the world.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Olympics in 2018 showed glimpses of future NHL stars

Young people play water polo at the University of Ghana in Accra, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. Former water polo pro Asante Prince is training young players in the sport in his father's homeland of Ghana, where swimming pools are rare and the ocean is seen as dangerous. (AP Photo/Misper Apawu)

Ghana water polo grows as sport looks for more diversity

FILE - Silver medal winner Australia's Scotty James celebrates during the venue award ceremony for the men's halfpipe finals at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, in Zhangjiakou, China. There's a legion of freestyle skiers and snowboarders at the action park who refuse to subscribe to the “spin to win” theory. It's the idea that maxing out flips and twists is the only way for them to score big with the judges. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)

Winter X daredevils ride fine line between height, happiness

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Canadian teen Summer McIntosh sets world swimming record

TORONTO (AP) — Sixteen-year-old Summer McIntosh of Canada set a world record Tuesday night in the women’s 400-meter freestyle.

FILE - United States' Julie Ertz, left, battles Canada's Adriana Leon, right, for the ball during a women's semifinal soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Kashima, Japan. Ertz was named to the U.S. national team roster for a pair of upcoming matches against Ireland next after taking time off for the birth of her son. Ertz was among 26 players named to the roster, announced by coach Vlatko Andonovski on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File)

Julie Ertz returns to US team for 2 friendlies with Ireland

Julie Ertz has been named to the U.S. roster for a pair of upcoming matches against Ireland after taking time off for the birth of her son.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, right, speaks at the opening of the executive board meeting of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland, Tuesday, March 28, 2023. The IOC Executive Board is set to discuss the results of consultations regarding the status of athletes from Russia and Belarus in its meeting set to run until March 30. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)

IOC details advice to let Russia, Belarus athletes return

GENEVA (AP) — Some Russian athletes can soon return to international sports, although their status for next year's Paris Olympics is still up in the air.

FILE - A display of the Olympic rings is set up on Trocadero plaza that overlooks the Eiffel Tower, after the vote in Lima, Peru, awarding the 2024 Games to the French capital, in Paris, France, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. A proposed French law for the 2024 Paris Olympics that critics contend will open the door for privacy busting video surveillance technology in France and elsewhere in Europe faces an important hurdle Tuesday March 28, 2023 with lawmakers set to vote on it. The bill would legalize the temporary use of so-called "intelligent" surveillance systems to safeguard the Games and Paralympics. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

Lawmakers back Paris Olympic law despite surveillance fears

PARIS (AP) — A proposed French law for the 2024 Paris Olympics that critics contend will open the door for privacy-busti