Sapporo officials are thrilled with a proposal to move next year’s Tokyo Olympic marathons to the northern Japanese city; Tokyo officials not so much

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The global group of Olympic bodies has postponed a presidential election indefinitely until a court case involving its leader is resolved

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Joe Girardi quit as manager of the U.S. baseball team trying to qualify for the Olympics before it played a single game

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The International Olympic Committee wants to move the Tokyo Games marathons 500 miles north to avoid searing heat in the city

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The races, along with race walking events, would take place in Sapporo, host city for the 1972 Winter Games.

Deurloo offered an ode to Biles by performing Three Doors Down’s “Be Like That” on live Dutch TV on Monday.

After the equivalent of a lunch break, the Olympian returned to the arena and won another gold — this one, on floor exercise.

The sprinter visited his alma mater this past week to see old faces and show off his hardware from the IAAF world championships earlier this month.

Biles, 22, equaled Vitaly Scherbo’s mark of 23 career medals at worlds, and seems almost certain to break it with two individual events remaining on Sunday.

Dwyer, who won gold as a member of the U.S. 4x200 relay team in both London and Rio, announced his retirement Friday afternoon.

While women continue to dominate behind Simone Biles, American men are not executing difficult enough routines to compete.

Biles’s second gold of the competition was her 22nd overall world championship medal.

Austrian former cross-country skier Johannes Duerr, who was expelled from the 2014 Sochi Olympics for the use of EPO, has been banned for life for his alleged role in a doping network in recent years

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The 2018 U.S. Open champion must give up her dual citizenship under Japanese law before her 22nd birthday.

Vladimir Putin says Russia wants to leave its doping “shortcomings” in the past, even as it faces questions regarding data tampering

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Human judges may get help from artificial intelligence in time for 2020 Tokyo Games.

U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes will be able to thank personal sponsors, appear in advertisements for those sponsors and receive congratulatory messages from them during next year’s Tokyo Games

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Russia has sent a formal response to the World Anti-Doping Agency after signs of tampering were found in data it handed over

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Biles becomes the most decorated female gymnast in history in capturing the gold, her 21st world championship medal

PSV Eindhoven youth midfielder Richie Ledezma, eligible to play for the United States and Mexico, is among 25 players picked for the American Under-23 team’s training camp ahead of an Oct. 15 exhibition against El Salvador in Miami

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