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Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

IOC urges sports bodies to cancel events in Russia, Belarus

IOC urges sports bodies to cancel events in Russia, Belarus

GENEVA (AP) — The International Olympic Committee urged sports bodies Friday to cancel or move all events they plan to hold in Russia and Belarus, and stop using the countries' flags and national anthems.

CONCACAF combines men's U-20 and Olympic qualifying into one tournament

CONCACAF's Men’s U-20 Championship, originally scheduled for 2020 but postponed due to the pandemic, will take place this summer in Honduras and determine the region’s representatives for both the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup and 2024 Summer Olympics The

British Olympic great Jason Kenny retires from cycling

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British cyclist Jason Kenny, the country’s most decorated Olympian, has retired from racing and taken up a role as sprint coach for Britain’s team.

Eileen Gu: vivendo entre duas culturas, julgada por ambas

PEQUIM (AP) — Ela é uma atleta excepcional que já ganhou medalhas nas Olimpíadas de Inverno de Pequim. Mas o intenso fascínio despertado pela história de Eileen Gu ameaça ofuscar tudo que ela faz nas pistas de esqui.
Olympics say goodbye to Asia after a star-crossed run

Olympics say goodbye to Asia after a star-crossed run

BEIJING (AP) — The Olympics have said goodbye to Asia after a star-crossed run, and it's unclear when they'll be back after the continent hosted four of the last eight Games.
Spanish figure skater Barquero fails Olympic drug test

Spanish figure skater Barquero fails Olympic drug test

BEIJING (AP) — Spanish figure skater Laura Barquero has become the fourth athlete to fail a doping test at the Beijing Olympics after testing positive for the banned steroid clostebol, the International Testing Agency said on Tuesday.

Russian Olympic figure skater Kamila Valieva’s drug test: The substances and their potential performance effects

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At Olympics, cybersecurity worries linger in background

At Olympics, cybersecurity worries linger in background

BEIJING (AP) — Warnings to use disposable “burner” phones and laptops. Privacy-protecting software. Concerns about a security flaw in an official Games smartphone app.
Beijing's Olympics close, ending safe but odd global moment

Beijing's Olympics close, ending safe but odd global moment

BEIJING (AP) — A pile of figure-skating rubble created by Russian misbehavior. A new Chinese champion — from California. An ace American skier who faltered and went home empty-handed.
BEIJING SNAPSHOT: As Olympics ebb, smartphone synchronicity

BEIJING SNAPSHOT: As Olympics ebb, smartphone synchronicity

BEIJING (AP) — The smartphones glowed. The irony echoed.
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