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Mike Krzyzewski is in discussions to return as U.S. Olympic basketball coach through the Rio 2016 Olympics, according to SI.com.
Wrestling OKs rules aimed at restoring luster
Wrestling's governing body has approved new rule and constitutional changes aimed at modernizing the sport and keeping it in the Olympics after 2016.
Santambrogio conquers stormy Giro stage
Mauro Santambrogio of Italy won the 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia in rain, wind and snow Saturday on a course that was changed because of avalanche threats. Countryman Vincenzo Nibali extended his overall lead.
Switzerland stuns Team USA at hockey worlds
Reto Berra made 29 saves, and Nino Niederreiter, Julian Walker and Reto Suri scored to help Switzerland beat the United States 3-0 on Saturday in the world hockey semifinals.
Van Garderen retains lead at Tour of California
Leopold Konig of the Czech Republic won the seventh stage of the Tour of California in a mountaintop finish Saturday, and American Tejay van Garderen finished third to keep the overall lead for the third straight day.
Phelps downplays report of return to swimming
The son of the U.S. national swim team director is reporting that Michael Phelps is planning a comeback for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Jamaicans sweep Diamond League sprints
Jamaica dominated the sprint races at the Diamond League meet in Shanghai on Saturday, with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce winning the women's 100 meters and Warren Weir capturing gold in the men's 200.
USADA blasts UCI for inertia on doping reform
The head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is criticizing cycling's governing body for failing to take decisive action to clean up the sport since the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.
Ex-champ Hoyer voted badminton president
Former Olympics champion Poul-Erik Hoyer has pledged to improve the image of badminton after winning the presidency of the sport's world governing body.
Iran to skip L.A. after New York wrestling meet
USA Wrestling says that Iran has pulled out of a dual meet set for Sunday in Los Angeles.
Germany, France to host 2017 hockey worlds
The International Ice Hockey Federation says it has chosen Germany and France to co-host the 2017 world championship.
Italians to race in America's Cup, want changes
The owner of the Italian entry in the America's Cup sailing races says his boat will compete this summer, but he's seeking new safety measures after the death of a sailor on another crew during a training run last week.
Meyer, Jennings win 10k open water swim titles
Alex Meyer and Christine Jennings have won their respective 10-kilometer races at the U.S. open water national championships to earn berths at this summer's world meet in Barcelona, Spain.
Spain prosecutor appealing Puerto verdict
The Spanish state prosecutor's office is appealing the verdict in the Operation Puerto blood-doping case, including the decision to destroy hundreds of blood bags that anti-doping agencies had asked to be handed over for analysis.
Boston Marathon invites 2013 runners back
Boston Marathon runners who were stopped on the course when bombs went off at the finish line will have a chance to come back and run again next year, race organizers said on Thursday.
Richards-Ross to make season debut in NYC
Sanya Richards-Ross will make her season debut at the Diamond League meet in New York City on May 25.
Singapore's Ser Miang to run for IOC president
Portraying himself as a "global" candidate with a world view, Ng Ser Miang of Singapore is hoping to break the European stranglehold on the top Olympic job.
Pound: Drug-testing failing due to lack of will
Former WADA president Dick Pound has written a report for the World Anti-Doping Agency assessing the current state of drug-testing. It doesn't paint a pretty picture.
UCI president McQuaid to run for third term
Pat McQuaid will stand for a third term as president of the International Cycling Union after being endorsed by the Swiss federation.
French rider Georges tests positive at Giro
The UCI has notified French rider Sylvain Georges he tested positive for a banned stimulant in a doping test at the Giro d'Italia.
Tax returns show increasing stability at USOC
The U.S. Olympic Committee had revenues of $338 million in 2012 and did not have to pay any of its former executives, further signs of the organization's increased stability.
Iran crushes U.S. in NYC wrestling exhibition
Iran's wrestling team visited the United States for the first time in a decade and found a virtual home meet.
US, Russia and Iran to wrestle at Grand Central
In Iran, Olympic wrestling champion Jordan Burroughs felt like Justin Bieber, LeBron James and Tom Brady all rolled into one.
IOC pitches global betting monitoring system
The IOC is proposing the establishment of a global system for monitoring betting patterns during major sports events, the latest step in efforts to guard against corruption and match-fixing.
Report: Ng Ser Miang to run for IOC president
IOC Vice President Ng Ser Miang of Singapore is set to become the second declared candidate in the race to succeed Jacques Rogge as IOC president.
WADA hones code toward harsher penalties
The World Anti-Doping Agency's top officials spent the weekend honing a new global code that includes doubling suspensions for some drug cheats.
Legally blind vaulter competes at Texas meet
A legally blind 15-year-old pole vaulter cleared three heights at the Texas state championship but failed to win a medal.
Fields wins BMX World Cup event in Argentina
American rider Connor Fields followed his World Cup time trial victory by taking first place in the BMX supercross final on Saturday in Argentina.
Ervin takes 50m freestyle at Arena Grand Prix
Anthony Ervin is beyond the comeback stage. Now, he's just trying to be the man to beat in swimming's most chaotic race.
Olympic champ Boudia wins silver in platform
Olympic champion David Boudia came up just short of a gold medal Saturday at his first meet since last summer's London Games.
NHL, IIHF close in on Sochi Olympics dates
The NHL continues to work toward an agreement for participation in the 2014 Sochi Olympics, with a tentative two-week period slated for February.
Gatlin, Reese net victories for United States
Victories by Justin Gatlin and Olympic gold medalist Brittney Reese helped the United States dominate the season-opening Diamond League Friday, with the Americans winning almost half of the events up for grabs.
Tokyo 2020 bid chief Takeda emphasizes safety
The president of Tokyo's bid for the 2020 Olympics has emphasized the Japanese capital's safety while insisting closure had been reached over comments by the city's governor criticizing rival Istanbul.
Van Garderen highlights Tour of Calif. field
Tejay van Garderen, the leading American finisher in the 2012 Tour de France, and Peter Sagan of Slovakia, the world's No. 2 cyclist, will be among the field of 128 riders competing beginning Sunday in the Tour of California.
Olympians to star at Diamond League opener
The season-opening Diamond League meet has the feel of a victory parade for stars of the London Olympics.
Runners ask Boston to let them finish race
Runners who couldn't complete this year's Boston Marathon because of the bombs at the finish line have created an online petition asking organizers to let them into next year's race.
Wrestling tackles politics to return to Olympics
Wrestling's fight to get back into the Olympics is as much about politics as sports. It's about saying the right things in public while lobbying behind-the-scenes for crucial votes. It's about knowing how to schmooze with the right people.
Gold medalist Boudia advances to platform final
Olympic champion David Boudia moved into the 2013 FINA USA Grand Prix platform final at the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center on Thursday.
Bach announces IOC presidential candidacy
Thomas Bach is counting on his track record and long experience in the Olympic world to carry him to the top job in the IOC.
Bach cites ethics issue with Havelange stadium
Brazil must abide by the IOC's "zero tolerance" ethics policy in deciding whether to keep disgraced former FIFA president Joao Havelange's name on the Olympic stadium in Rio, a top IOC official said Thursday.
Chinese rider Ji withdraws from Giro with fever
The first Chinese rider to enter the Giro d'Italia, Ji Cheng, has withdrawn before the start of the sixth stage because of a fever.
Sedins to play for Sweden at hockey worlds
Vancouver Canucks forwards Daniel and Henrik Sedin and defenseman Alex Edler will play for Sweden at the world hockey championships.
U.S. to host Japan in 1st USA Volleyball Cup
The U.S. women's national volleyball team will host Japan in three matches this summer in the inaugural USA Volleyball Cup, a new effort to bring elite volleyball to the United States.
Froome to lead Team Sky at Tour de France
Bradley Wiggins' chances of retaining his Tour de France title receded on Monday when teammate Chris Froome was chosen Team Sky's leader for cycling's biggest race.
Woman dies after collapse in Toronto Marathon
An 18-year-old woman died after collapsing near the end of the Toronto Marathon on Sunday.
American Rodgers wins 100m race in Japan
Mike Rodgers of the United States won the men's 100 meters on Sunday at the Golden Grand Prix.
Giro cyclists, directors decry judge's order
Cyclists and team directors at the Giro d'Italia have condemned a Spanish court's decision this week to destroy the blood bags seized in the Operation Puerto doping case.
Spain probes Armstrong doping ring in Alicante
Spanish prosecutors have opened an investigation into individuals involved in the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.