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This photo provided by the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne shows Sophie Hernandez competing at a test event in Ankara, Turkey on June 28, 2022. As it stands now, modern pentathlon — a sport in the Olympics for more than 100 years — would be off the program in its current form after the 2024 Paris Games. “Changes are not something we like. But we can adapt to it," modern pentathlete Sophie Hernandez of Guatemala said. “We have to move forward. Because we don’t want to lose the Olympics.”(Augustas Didzgalvis/UIPM via AP)

Olympic pentathlon eyes 'Ninja Warrior' courses for survival

FILE - United States' Dwight Jones tries to grab the ball as a Russian player goes for a score during the men's basketball final at the Olympic Games in Munich on Sept. 10, 1972. Russia won 51-50 to win the gold medal. Members of the 1972 team have talked about finally retrieving those silver medals they vowed to never accept and left behind in Germany. No, they still don't want them for themselves. They believe the medals belong in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, but the latest attempt to get them from the International Olympic Committee has been thwarted. (AP Photo, File)

Efforts to put '72 Olympic medals in hoop Hall thwarted

FILE - Cannons' Paul Rabil (99) holds the ball against Redwoods' Finn Sullivan (36) during a Premier Lacrosse League game, Friday, June 4, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass. Lacrosse is one of nine sports trying to gain inclusion into the 2028 Summer Games in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Vera Nieuwenhuis, File)

Lacrosse's new, fast-paced version may be path into LA Games

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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 1936, file photo, America's Jesse Owens, center, salutes during the presentation of his gold medal for the long jump on, alongside silver medalist Luz Long, right, of Germany, and bronze medalist Naoto Tajima, of Japan, during the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Long's family has decided to auction his silver medal and other collectibles from his career, which was cut short when he was killed in World War II in 1943.  (AP Photo/File)

Jesse Owens friend Luz Long's silver medal up for auction

One of the most consequential Olympic medals ever awarded is on the auction block — the silver medal captured in 1936 by Germany's Luz Long, the long jumper who walked arm in arm thr

Joel Embiid sits for an ice bath after practice on the first day of Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball training camp at the McAlister Field House on the campus of The Citadel in Charleston, S.C. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (Heather Khalifa/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

France hoping Embiid will join team for 2024 Paris Olympics

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Joel Embiid has two choices: the red, white and blue of the U.S., or the blue, white and red of France.

‘Unreal and surreal’: Skiers slam Asian Winter Games host

Leading World Cup skiers on Thursday questioned the decision to award a yet-to-be-built resort in Saudi Arabia the hosting rights of the 2029 Asian Winter Games, saying such a projec

France ski world blasts Asian Winter Games in Saudi Arabia

PARIS (AP) — The French ski federation, mayors from mountain resorts and ski instructors lashed out Thursday at the decision to award the 2029 Asian Winter Games to Saudi Arabia, say