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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

Fans watch during the World Athletics Championships on July 22, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. The running mecca that embedded Nike into American culture was an easy choice to host the first track world championships on U.S. soil. It will take time to determine whether Eugene, Oregon lived up to expectations. They say sagging viewership totals and flat revenue across the broader Olympic world make it critical to bring the cornerstone sport of the games back to its glory days in the U.S. before they return to Los Angeles in 2028. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Track looks to pump up US fan base ahead of 2028 LA Olympics

FILE - Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, of Puerto Rico, celebrates after winning the women's 100-meter hurdles final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo. She's already a celebrity in Puerto Rico. Her name appeared on billboards after her win in Tokyo. She had a parade in her honor and met some of the country's biggest names. She appreciated all the attention but now is eager to get back to work of winning more gold medals. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)

Hurdler Camacho-Quinn cherishes Olympic gold for Puerto Rico

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FILE - Brooklyn Nets head coach Steve Nash coaches against the Milwaukee Bucks during the first half of an NBA basketball game on March 31, 2022, in New York. The East Asia Super League has started production on a reality TV series covering the inaugural season of the pan-regional basketball competition. Korean film director John H. Lee will lead the project and work with executive producers Ezra Holland, a director of CTRL Media owned by NBA great Nash. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray, File)

Dragons complete roster with 3 players from Chinese league

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Bay Area Dragons have added three stars from the Chinese Basketball Association to complete a roster that already contains former NBA players Andrew Ni

FILE - Toni Minichiello looks on during the women's heptathlon at the Hypo Meeting in Goetzis, Austria, May 26, 2012. The coach who helped British track and field star Jessica Ennis-Hill to Olympic and world titles was effectively banned for life Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022 for misconduct including sexually physical behavior with athletes over a 15-year period. Minichiello was found guilty by a tribunal of four charges that amounted to “gross breaches of trust,” the U.K. Athletics governing body said. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson, File)

British track coach banned for life for sexual misconduct

LONDON (AP) — The coach who helped British track and field star Jessica Ennis-Hill to Olympic and world titles was effectively banned for life Tuesday for misconduct including “sexua

Liam Pitchford of England serves to Sharath Kamal Achanta of India in the men's singles table tennis gold medal match at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Birmingham's hosting capability shines at Commonwealth Games

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Birmingham has proven itself capable of hosting major sporting events, including the Olympics, the chief executive of this year's Commonwealth Games said M

FILE - Swimmers compete during the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials in Omaha, Neb., on June 20, 2021. USA Swimming has added technology to its abuse-reporting systems that will allow better communication between investigators and reporters who want to remain anonymous. On Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, the organization announced a deal with RealResponse, which is international Safe Sport Day. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

USA Swimming cuts deal to simplify anonymous abuse reporting

DENVER (AP) — USA Swimming has added technology to its abuse-reporting systems that will allow better communication between those coordinating investigations and reporters who want t