Human rights and civil liberties
IOC publishes rights strategy months after Beijing Olympics
By Graham Dunbar Sep. 09, 2022 02:05 PM EDT
Today in Sports: Usain Bolt wins three gold medals.
By The Associated Press Aug. 17, 2022 10:01 AM EDT
Aug. 18 1923 — Helen Mills, 17, ends Molla Bjurstedt Mallory’s domination of the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships and starts her own with a 6...
Sportlight-Week Ahead, Aug. 12-18
By The Associated Press Aug. 11, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Aug. 16 1920 — Cleveland shortstop Ray Chapman is hit in the head with a pitch by New York’s Carl Mays. Chapman suffers a fractured skull and dies the...
USOPC chooses triathlon exec Rocky Harris as sports leader
By Eddie Pells Aug. 02, 2022 01:00 PM EDT
DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee hired USA Triathlon and onetime Arizona State athletics executive Rocky Harris on Tuesday to head its sports...
USA Luge doubles slider Jayson Terdiman retires, will coach
By Tim Reynolds Jul. 28, 2022 04:28 PM EDT
Allyson Felix reflects on footprints she's leaving on track
By Pat Graham Jul. 14, 2022 02:26 PM EDT
Abe impersonated 'Super Mario' to promote Tokyo Olympics
By Stephen Wade Jul. 09, 2022 01:07 AM EDT
Rutgers hires Nikki McCray-Penson as assistant hoops coach
Jun. 28, 2022 01:08 PM EDT
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has hired former Tennessee star Nikki McCray-Penson as an assistant coach for the women’s basketball team. Scarlet...
Swede Day: Alfredsson, Sedins elected to Hockey Hall of Fame
By Stephen Whyno Jun. 27, 2022 06:02 PM EDT
Vonn urges athletes use platform for good 'especially today'
By Eddie Pells Jun. 24, 2022 11:12 PM EDT
On Title IX's 50th, USOPC seeks accord on transgender policy
By Eddie Pells Jun. 23, 2022 05:56 PM EDT
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The biggest gathering of the year for U.S. Olympic policymakers fell on Thursday, the 50th anniversary of Title IX. Not surprisingly,...
Column: FINA ban casts storm clouds on transgender athletes
By Paul Newberry Jun. 20, 2022 06:51 PM EDT
John Wroblewski takes over as US women's hockey head coach
By John Wawrow May. 31, 2022 04:19 PM EDT
ATP Challenger Roseto Degli Abruzzi 2, Italy Men Singles
May. 21, 2022 02:44 AM EDT
US women's soccer equal pay victory decades in the making
By Anne M. Peterson May. 21, 2022 02:43 AM EDT
All-Japan committee meets to promote Sapporo Olympic bid
By Stephen Wade And Yuri Kageyama May. 10, 2022 02:41 AM EDT
Russian seeks to keep senior role at skating federation
By Graham Dunbar Apr. 27, 2022 01:14 PM EDT
GENEVA (AP) — A Russian official was among the candidates announced Wednesday for the International Skating Union’s elections in June, if he is allowed to stand to...
Sex abuse case in snowboarding exposes flaws in reporting
By Eddie Pells Apr. 14, 2022 12:50 PM EDT
USA Bobsled coach Mike Kohn resigns, citing family reasons
By Tim Reynolds Apr. 08, 2022 04:54 PM EDT
USA Bobsled coach Mike Kohn has stepped down after four seasons, though he may remain with the national team in a different capacity. Kohn, an Olympic...
Lea Maurer becomes 1st woman to lead USC swim programs
Apr. 01, 2022 02:35 PM EDT