Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters

LONDON (AP) — Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year’s games. The IOC and Brazilian organizers had repeatedly insisted that only bacterial testing was...

USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston’s soured bid and marking a comeback for LA’s dream of becoming a three-time Olympic host. The announcement by USOC CEO Scott Blackmun...

Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters

LONDON (AP) — Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year’s games. The IOC and Brazilian organizers had repeatedly insisted that only bacterial testing was...

No. 2 Halep, No. 4 Wozniacki avoid upset bug at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki crashed John Isner’s post-match news conference, needling her good friend for arriving late to his interview session and delaying the start of hers. The fourth-seeded Wozniacki was in quite a hurry Tuesday, when she needed just 67...

USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston’s soured bid and marking a comeback for LA’s dream of becoming a three-time Olympic host. The announcement by USOC CEO Scott Blackmun...

Judge: No ‘Deflategate’ ruling yet, despite bogus tweet

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has reiterated that he’ll rule by Friday whether New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game suspension for “Deflategate.” Judge Richard Berman issued a one-sentence order Tuesday saying he planned to...

No. 2 Halep, No. 4 Wozniacki avoid upset bug at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki crashed John Isner’s post-match news conference, needling her good friend for arriving late to his interview session and delaying the start of hers. The fourth-seeded Wozniacki was in quite a hurry Tuesday, when she needed just 67...

Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters

LONDON (AP) — Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year’s games. The IOC and Brazilian organizers had repeatedly insisted that only...

USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid

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Latest on US Open: Azarenka rips chair ump during victory

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Victoria Azarenka’s been known to flash a temper on court — and it happened again during her first-round victory at the U.S. Open. This was the testy exchange Tuesday at Louis Armstrong...