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Greek torch bearer Ioannis Melissanidis, left, Olympic gold medalist in Gymnastics, passes the flame to Christos Volikakis, world Champion in Cycling, in front of the ancient Parthenon temple atop of the Acropolis Hill in Athens, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. The flame will be transported by torch relay to Beijing, China, which will host the Feb. 4-20, 2022, Winter Olympics.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Rights activists urge boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

- Associated Press

A police officer tries to stop protesters displaying a Tibetan flag and a banner reading "No genocide games" during the lighting of the Olympic flame at Ancient Olympia site, birthplace of the ancient Olympics in southwestern Greece, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. The flame will be transported by torch relay to Beijing, China, which will host the Feb. 4-20, 2022 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Protesters disrupt flame lighting for Beijing Winter Games

- Associated Press

In this Thursday, May 30, 2019 file photo, Agnes Tirop of Kenya smiles after winning the women's 1500m race at the IAAF Diamond League meeting at Stockholm Olympic Stadium in Stockholm, Sweden. Kenyan runner Agnes Tirop, a two-time world championships bronze medalist, has been found dead at her home in Iten in western Kenya, the country's track federation said Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. (Fredrik Sandberg/TT News Agency via AP, File)

Kenyan Olympic runner found dead, police hunt husband

- Associated Press

In this April 30, 2013 file photo, Los Angeles Lakers power forward Pau Gasol smiles while talking to reporters during an NBA basketball news conference in El Segundo, Calif. Pau Gasol announced his retirement from basketball on Tuesday,  Oct. 5, 2021, ending a career that lasted more than two decades and earned him two NBA titles and a world championship gold with Spain's national team. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File) **FILE**

Veteran Pau Gasol announces retirement from basketball

- Associated Press

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Seattle Kraken's Vince Dunn (29) celebrates his first goal against the Vancouver Canucks during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 in Vancouver, British Columbia (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) **FILE**

Eyes shift to Kraken’s debut, full schedule as NHL season begins

- Associated Press

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