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FILE - U.S. player James Brewer is checked after a hard fall during the team's men's basketball final against the Soviet Union at the Olympics in Munich, Sept. 10, 1972. Russia won 51-50. Members of the 1972 U.S. Olympic men's basketball team have talked about finally retrieving those silver medals they vowed to never accept and left behind in Germany. No, they still don't want them for themselves. They believe the medals belong in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, but the latest attempt to get them from the International Olympic Committee has been thwarted. (AP Photo, File)

Efforts to put '72 Olympic medals in hoop Hall thwarted

Team USA's Taylor Cummings (21), left, chases Canada's Dana Dobbie (27) during the opening game of the 2022 World Lacrosse Women's World Championship at Towson University in Towson, Md., June 29, 2022. Lacrosse is one of nine sports trying to gain inclusion into the 2028 Summer Games in Los Angeles. (Amy Davis/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

Lacrosse's new, fast-paced version may be path into LA Games

Sydney Mclaughlin, of the United States, wins the women's 4x400-meter relay final at the World Athletics Championships on Sunday, July 24, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

McLaughlin's next move among key stories on road to '24

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China's Han Xu signs her autograph for fans following during their game at the women's Basketball World Cup against Puerto Rico in Sydney, Australia, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

China eyeing a medal for first time in 28 years

SYDNEY (AP) — It's been 28 years since China last won a medal at the World Cup, finishing second in the 1994 games.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and General Secretary of the Russian Boxing Federation, member of the Executive Committee of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Umar Kremlev attend an opening of the new International Sambo and Boxing centre at the Luzhniki Sports Complex in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. (Gavriil Grigorov, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Boxing body won't hold new election, damaging Olympic hopes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Umar Kremlev will remain the president of the International Boxing Association after the amateur sport's governing body voted against holding a new election Sunday

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge crosses the line to win the Berlin Marathon in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge has bettered his own world record in the Berlin Marathon. Kipchoge clocked 2:01:09 on Sunday to shave 30 seconds off his previous best-mark of 2:01:39 from the same course in 2018. (AP Photo/Christoph Soeder)

Kipchoge clocks 2:01:09 for world record in Berlin Marathon

BERLIN (AP) — He's done it again.

Two-time Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge bettered his own world record in the Berlin Marathon on Sunday.

FILE - Silver medalist Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal poses during the medal ceremony for the men's downhill race, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, on Feb. 9, 2019. Two-time Olympic skiing champion Svindal underwent surgery after being diagnosed with testicular cancer, the Norwegian said on Saturday Sept. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti, File)

Skiing champion Svindal has surgery for testicular cancer

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Two-time Olympic skiing champion Aksel Lund Svindal underwent surgery after being diagnosed with testicular cancer, the Norwegian said on Saturday.