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A woman passes by the Olympic rings at the City Hall in Paris, on July 25, 2022. Latvia is threatening to boycott next year’s Paris Olympics if athletes from Russia and its ally Belarus are allowed to take part after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. (AP Photo/Lewis Joly, File)

Ukraine steps up efforts to exclude Russia from Olympics

- Associated Press


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Alex Hall of the United States, checks the score following his run in the slopestyle finals, Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, during the Dew Tour freestyle skiing event at Copper Mountain, Colo. There's a legion of freestyle skiers and snowboarders at the action park who refuse to subscribe to the “spin to win” theory. It's the idea that maxing out flips and twists is the only way for them to score big with the judges.(AP Photo/Hugh Carey, File)

Winter X daredevils ride fine line between height, happiness

- Associated Press



The Olympic rings are set up at Trocadero plaza that overlooks the Eiffel Tower, a day after the official announcement that the 2024 Summer Olympic Games will be in the French capital, in Paris, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. The budget for the 2024 Paris Olympics is expected to go up by 10%, in part because of high inflation, organizers said Tuesday, Nov.22, 2022. The organizing committee, known as COJO, had an original budget of around 4 billion euros ($4.1 billion) but will present a revised figure at a board meeting next month that is expected to reach 4.4 billion euros ($4.5 billion). (AP Photo//Michel Euler, File)

Scandal hits another Olympic sport in France — handball

- Associated Press


Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who arrived in Poland fearing reprisals at home after criticizing her coaches at the Tokyo Games, holds up an Olympic-related T-shirt with the slogan "I Just Want to Run" after her news conference in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021. The Belarusian track coach who tried to force the sprinter out of the Tokyo Olympics and back to Belarus after she was critical of the team has been charged with breaching the sport's integrity standards. The Athletics Integrity Unit announced the charges against Yury Maisevich on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)

Belarus coach who removed sprinter from Olympics charged

- Associated Press


United States head coach Gregg Berhalter follows the game during the World Cup group B soccer match between England and The United States, at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. The U.S. Soccer Federation revealed Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023 it is investigating that men's national team cach Gregg Berhalter said was a 1991 confrontation in which he kicked the woman who later became his wife.(AP Photo/Andre Penner, File) **FILE**

Reyna family flagged Berhalter incident

- Associated Press


Gold medalist Katie Ledecky of the United States poses with her medal after the Women 800m Freestyle final at the 19th FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, June 24, 2022. The American swimmer turned in another stellar performance at the world championships, set a pair of world records, and capped 2022 as The Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year by a panel of 40 sports writers and editors from news outlets across the country. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)

Katie Ledecky earns AP female athlete of year for 2nd time

- Associated Press

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