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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

Yaroslava Mahuchikh, of Ukraine, celebrates after the women's high jump final at the World Athletics Championships on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, in Eugene, Ore.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

McLaughlin's next move among key stories on road to '24

FILE - In this July 28, 1984 file photo, balloons are released into the air from the field of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum as part of the opening ceremony for the Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Track is a niche sport in the United States when it comes to the fan base, even while the country hosts its first track world championships. They say that with sagging viewership totals and flat revenue across the broader Olympic world, it's critical to bring the cornerstone sport of the games back to its glory days in the U.S. before they return to Los Angeles in 2028. (AP Photo/Dave Tenenbaum, FIle)

Track looks to pump up US fan base ahead of 2028 LA Olympics

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Far-Right party Brothers of Italy's leader Giorgia Meloni speaks to the media at her party's electoral headquarters in Rome, early Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Italians voted in a national election that might yield the nation's first government led by the far right since the end of World War II. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

IOC president Bach meets with Meloni over 2026 concerns

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Australia's Lauren Jackson signs autographs following their win over Japan at the women's Basketball World Cup in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

Lauren Jackson, Aussie fans enjoying her World Cup finale

SYDNEY (AP) — Thirty minutes after Australia knocked off Canada in the preliminary round of the women's basketball World Cup, Lauren Jackson was back on the court signing autographs

FILE - Haruyuki Takahashi, executive board member of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games attends the Tokyo 2020 Executive Board Meeting in Tokyo on March 30, 2020. Criminal allegations against a former Tokyo Olympic organizing committee board member widened Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, as Japanese prosecutors “re-arrested” Takahashi in suspected payments from a publisher that became a sponsor for the Games.  (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Tokyo Olympics bribery arrests widens to third Japan sponsor

TOKYO (AP) — Bribery allegations against a former Tokyo Olympics organizing committee member ensnared a third company that sponsored the Games, as Japanese prosecutors “re-arrested”