FILE - The China Ice Sports College hockey team practices on the ice during the Experience Beijing Ice Hockey Domestic Test Activity, a test event for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, at the National Indoor Stadium in Beijing, Nov. 10, 2021. China's men's team is ranked 32nd in the world and is in a group with the United States and Canada, two of the medal favorites among the 12 teams going to the Winter Games in February. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

Officials worry China’s men’s hockey team not Olympics ready

FILE - Vincent Zhou performs during the men's short program at the Skate America figure skating event Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, in Las Vegas. Zhou nailed just about everything at Skate America in October, the first of six Grand Prix series events, the main competitions leading up to February's Beijing Olympics. (AP Photo/David Becker, File)

Vincent Zhou's rise coming at the right time in Olympic year

South Korea's Yeo Minji, left, and United States' Carli Lloyd, right, react at the conclusion of an international friendly soccer match in Kansas City, Kan., Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. The match ended with no score. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

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Kunlun Red Star's Parker Foo battles for the puck during the Kontinental Hockey League ice hockey match between Kunlun Red Star Beijing and Avangard Omsk in Mytishchi, outside Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

IIHF meets to review Olympic eligibility of Chinese players

The International Ice Hockey Federation council held a call Friday to review the Olympic eligibility of Chinese men's national team players, though no decisions were made about

FILE - President of Brazil's Olympic Committee Carlos Arthur Nuzman, left, and International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, right, visit Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Jan. 22, 2014. Nuzman, the head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee for more than two decades, was sentenced to 30 years and 11 months in jail for allegedly buying votes for Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Olympics. The ruling by Judge Marcelo Bretas became public Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

Former Brazil Olympic boss sentenced to jail for corruption

SAO PAULO (AP) — Carlos Arthur Nuzman, the head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee for more than two decades, was sentenced to 30 years and 11 months in jail for buying votes f

United States players celebrate a goal by Andi Sullivan (25) including, left to right, Mallory Pugh, Carli Lloyd, Sophia Smith (27) and Lindsey Horan against South Korea in the first half of a soccer friendly match Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

US women's team in Australia with 2023 World Cup in mind

A new-look U.S. women’s national team ends a long season with its first appearance in Australia in 21 years.

Marc Gasol to play for Spanish club he founded

MADRID (AP) — Former NBA player Marc Gasol will play for the club he founded in the second division of Spanish basketball, he announced Thursday.