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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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Australia's Lauren Jackson poses for a selfie with a young fan following their win over Japan at the women's Basketball World Cup in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

Lauren Jackson, Aussie fans enjoying her World Cup finale

SYDNEY (AP) — Thirty minutes after Australia knocked off Canada in the preliminary round of the women's basketball World Cup, Lauren Jackson was back on the court signing autographs

FILE - Haruyuki Takahashi, executive board member of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games attends the Tokyo 2020 Executive Board Meeting in Tokyo on March 30, 2020. Criminal allegations against a former Tokyo Olympic organizing committee board member widened Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, as Japanese prosecutors “re-arrested” Takahashi in suspected payments from a publisher that became a sponsor for the Games.  (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Tokyo Olympics bribery arrests widens to third Japan sponsor

TOKYO (AP) — Bribery allegations against a former Tokyo Olympics organizing committee member ensnared a third company that sponsored the Games, as Japanese prosecutors “re-arrested”

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.