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  • U.S. women's soccer team in transition as it prepares for World Cup

    U.S. women's soccer team in transition as it prepares for World Cup
    In Pia Sundhage's first meeting as coach of the U.S. women's national soccer team seven years ago, she pulled out a guitar and serenaded the bemused players with Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin'."
  • Japan and Taiwan to host new baseball tournament for top 12 national teams in November

    In a boost for baseball's bid for inclusion in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japan will co-host a new international baseball tournament this year. The launch of the World Baseball Softball Confederation's Premier 12 tournament was announced in Tokyo on Monday...

    Former figure skating world champion Kostner banned for 16 months in Schwazer doping case

    Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner was banned for 16 months on Friday for her role in the doping case involving her ex-boyfriend and Olympic race walking gold medalist Alex Schwazer. Kostner's lawyer has already said they will appeal...

    Boston beats out L.A. to be sole U.S. bidder for 2024 Olympics

    Boston beats out L.A. to be sole U.S. bidder for 2024 Olympics
    From the start, Los Angeles seemed like a safe choice to bid for the 2024 Olympics. The Summer Games had been here twice before, in 1932 and 1984, and both times were successful. From the Rose Bowl southward to StubHub Center, there were ample...

    Would hosting 2024 Summer Games be worth it for Bay Area

    As the U.S. Olympic Committee likely decides this week to choose the American city it will champion to host the 2024 Summer Games, the focus once again returns to the spectacle's familiar motto of "Higher, Faster, Stronger." But critics hoping to...