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Court rules Tsarnaev trial can stay in Mass.
The trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can stay in Massachusetts, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.

Christensen wins Grand Prix men's slopestyle
Sochi Olympic gold medalist Joss Christensen saved his best for last to win the men's skiing slopestyle event at the U.S. Grand Prix.

Group formed to speed up prep for '18 Games
The IOC and South Korean organizers agreed to set up a special joint task force Friday to cut through the slow pace of preparations hampering the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

IOC OKs 3 venue changes for Tokyo Games
Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics got the go-ahead Friday from the IOC executive board to change three venue locations, with more changes expected in the next few months as the Japanese try to cuts costs.

Fog again: Women's WC halted in Bulgaria
The women's World Cup racing has been canceled for a second straight day due to fog in southern Bulgaria.

Nevada sports books to offer Olympic betting
Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green.

Pistorius to challenge appeal of conviction
Oscar Pistorius' lawyers will challenge a judge's decision to allow prosecutors to appeal the Olympic runner's negligent killing conviction.

Passport-less Vonn helped by German police
German police say they helped American skier Lindsey Vonn get to Bulgaria for a World Cup event after she forgot her passport in Austria.

IOC president: Rio Olympics will be 'safe'
IOC President Thomas Bach said Tuesday he is confident that the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be a "safe games."

U.S. skiers take 2 medals at Nordic worlds
Charlotte Kalla gave host Sweden its first gold medals of the Nordic skiing world championships by winning the women's 10-kilometer freestyle race Wednesday, while American teammates Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg surprisingly took silver and bronze.

American teen Shiffrin sets skiing wins record
Mikaela Shiffrin held on to a big first-run lead to earn her 12th career slalom victory Sunday, taking sole possession of the women's World Cup record for most wins in the discipline by a teenager.

Phelps gets engaged to former Miss California
Michael Phelps has taken the plunge and gotten engaged.

Solo reinstated by USWNT for Algarve Cup
Goalkeeper Hope Solo was reinstated by U.S. Soccer after a 30-day suspension and is on the travel roster for next month's Algarve Cup in Portugal.

'Miracle On Ice' team reunites in Lake Placid
The ovation wasn't quite as deafening as it was 35 years ago. It was riveting, nonetheless, for Dave Christian and his old Olympic buddies, together again to celebrate their Miracle on Ice.

Farah sets world record for indoor two-mile
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah ran the fastest ever indoor time over two miles at the Birmingham Grand Prix on Saturday in his first race of 2015.

Mayer claims super-G for weekend sweep
A year after his surprise win in the Olympic downhill, Matthias Mayer is starting to follow up his success on the World Cup circuit.

Ethiopians sweep titles at Tokyo Marathon
Endeshaw Negesse won the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday, leading an Ethiopian sweep of the men's and women's titles in the first event of the World Marathon Majors series.

Armstrong to ride in Livestrong cycling event
Lance Armstrong is getting back on his bike, this time to raise money for the charity he founded and was later pressured to leave.

Fenninger wins GS as Vonn crashes; Shiffrin 5th
Giant slalom world champion Anna Fenninger used her 10th career World Cup victory to give the fight for the overall title new impetus.

Olympic champ to skip figure skating worlds
Olympic champion Adelina Sotnikova will not compete at next month's world figure skating championships.

Armstrong pleads guilty to careless driving
Lance Armstrong has pleaded guilty to careless driving for hitting two parked cars with his SUV in Aspen.

World marathon series to increase drug tests
Organizers of the World Marathon Majors series will increase drug-testing among elite runners.

Video of Jenner crash shows he hit two cars
Video shows former Olympian Bruce Jenner rear-ended two cars, pushing one into oncoming traffic in a fatal Malibu wreck that is under investigation.

Brooks' Miracle memorabilia up for auction
Close to 40 lots of Herb Brooks' Miracle on Ice memorabilia will be auctioned off this weekend on the 35th anniversary of the United States' semifinal victory over the Soviet Union in the 1980 Winter Olympics.

Tokyo Marathon ups security after ISIS killings
Organizers of this Sunday's Tokyo Marathon have promised increased security following the slaying of two Japanese hostages by the Islamic State group.

Lance loses arbitration, ordered to pay $10M
An arbitration panel ordered Lance Armstrong and Tailwind Sports Corp. to pay $10 million in a fraud dispute with a promotions company for what it called an "unparalleled pageant of international perjury, fraud and conspiracy" that covered up his use of p

Russian athletics head resigns over scandals
The president of the Russian athletics federation has stepped down after almost 25 years in office following a string of doping scandals.

Contador says he plans to retire after 2016
Two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador says is he planning to retire from cycling in 2016.

U.S.'s Bowe wins 2nd speedskating worlds title
Brittany Bowe won her second title of the speedskating single distance world championships Sunday, taking gold in the 1,500 meters to add to her 1,000 victory.

Shiffrin, 19, defends slalom title at worlds
After such a big win, Mikaela Shiffrin was at a complete loss. Her quandary? How to celebrate.

Bolt says he plans to retire after 2017 worlds
Usain Bolt plans to retire after the 2017 world championships in London, the record-setting Olympic sprinter told British newspaper The Daily Mail.

Edmunds wins Four Continents skating gold
American Olympian Polina Edmunds hopes her performance in rallying to win the Four Continents championship Sunday sends a message to the rest of the figure skating world. Especially the powerful Russians.