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Senators ask FBI to investigate Blackmun for lying to panel, 2018 December 15

Two lawmakers are asking the Justice Department and FBI to look into whether former U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun lied to a Senate panel in testimony about the handling of sex-abuse allegations against Larry Nassar.

At issue is Blackmun's refuted claim that he discussed the case with USOC staff ...

Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics, 2018 December 14

Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for the Winter Olympics - most likely for 2030 - in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop for the U.S. winter team's ascendance into an international powerhouse.

The U.S. ...

Salt Lake City chosen to bid for Winter Olympics, likely for 2030, 2018 December 14

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Salt Lake City chosen to bid for Winter Olympics, likely for 2030.

WADA team in Moscow next week to get key doping lab data, 2018 December 14

MONTREAL (AP) - A World Anti-Doping Agency team will be in Moscow next week to retrieve laboratory data which could prove potentially hundreds of doping cases.

WADA says a five-person group needs three days to extract "the missing piece of the puzzle." The raw data could help explain the scale ...

Bobsled body suspends 5 Russians in fallout of Sochi doping, 2018 December 14

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Russian bobsled federation president Alexander Zubkov and four others have been provisionally suspended for doping in fallout from the Sochi Olympics.

The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says it has imposed interim bans on the five Russians "based on the reasoned awards issued by the Court ...

Former referee Paul Stewart wants women officiating in NHL, 2018 December 13

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Paul Stewart has a very big goal for the next stage of his already lengthy hockey career, and that's helping women follow in his footsteps by officiating in the NHL.

Stewart, being inducted Wednesday night into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame , said Katie Guay ...

Stars & Stripes Team USA launches all-American cup challenge, 2018 December 12

SAN DIEGO — Stars & Stripes Team USA has been accepted as a challenger for the 2021 America's Cup, promising to have an all-American squad in a competition where nationality has mattered little in recent decades.

The name is a nod to Dennis Conner, who won the America's Cup four ...

Christine Blasey Ford introduces Sports Illustrated award to Larry Nassar's accuser, 2018 December 12

In a video statement, Christine Blasey Ford presented former gymnast Rachel Denhollander as Sports Illustrated's Inspiration of the Year at the magazine's annual "Sportsperson of the Year Awards" on Tuesday. 

Blasey Ford, giving her first public statement since testifying against then-Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh in September, said she was ...