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FILE - Hockey Hall of Famer Willie O'Ree, left, waves to the crowd before dropping the ceremonial puck before an NHL hockey game between the Boston Bruins and the Edmonton Oilers in Boston, Jan. 4, 2020. The first elite Indigenous hockey players played well before Willie O’Ree became the first Black player to skate in an NHL game in January 1958. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Hockey's history shows handful of non-white pioneers

Marco Odermatt, of Switzerland, skis on the way to winning the men's World Cup super-G race at Lake Louise, Alberta, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Fast & smooth Odermatt proves to be ski racer to catch again

Steven Nyman, of the United States, packs up his skis after the men's World Cup downhill ski race was cancelled at Lake Louise, Alberta, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)

At 40, US downhill racer Nyman still going full speed ahead

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FILE - Hockey Hall of Famer Willie O'Ree, left, waves to the crowd before dropping the ceremonial puck before an NHL hockey game between the Boston Bruins and the Edmonton Oilers in Boston, Jan. 4, 2020. The first elite Indigenous hockey players played well before Willie O’Ree became the first Black player to skate in an NHL game in January 1958. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Hockey's history shows handful of non-white pioneers

Taffy Abel carried the American flag at the 1924 Olympics, where his team won silver in hockey. Henry Elmer “Buddy” Maracle played 11 games in the early-1930s NHL.

IOC warns Afghanistan over women's sports and Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday warned that it could stop working with Afghanistan ahead of the next Olympics in 2024 if women are not all

FILE - A general view of the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar, Monday, Dec. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)

EXPLAINER: What's post-World Cup future for Qatar's stadiums

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The World Cup stadium was designed to leave a minimal footprint in the Qatari sand. It's now due to be dismantled.

Switzerland's Corinne Suter celebrates her victory on the podium following the women's World Cup super-G ski race in Lake Louise, Alberta, on Sunday Dec. 4, 2022. (/Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)

Suter claims World Cup super-G, ends Goggia's winning streak

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Corinne Suter