Jessie Diggins becomes 1st American to win XC gold at worlds
Feb. 28, 2023 11:29 PM EST
Sweden emerges as sudden front-runner to host 2030 Olympics
By Graham Dunbar Feb. 15, 2023 01:30 PM EST
Sweden weighs up whether to bid for 2030 Winter Olympics
By Steve Douglas Feb. 08, 2023 10:05 AM EST
Sweden’s Olympic leaders are weighing up whether to bid for the Winter Games in 2030. The Nordic country’s potential entry into the race to stage the...
Russia-Ukraine war derails World Cup of Hockey plans for '24
By Stephen Whyno Nov. 11, 2022 03:27 PM EST
Sportlight-Week Ahead, Aug. 12-18
By The Associated Press Aug. 11, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Aug. 12 1876 — Madeleine wins two straight heats over Canada’s Countess of Dufferin to defend the America’s Cup. 1936 — Rosalind, driven...
Sportlight-Week Ahead, Aug. 5-11
By The Associated Press Aug. 04, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Aug. 5 1921 — Radio station KDKA and announcer Harold Arlin provide the first broadcast of a major league game as the Pirates beat the Phillies 8-5 at...
Jim Thorpe reinstated as sole winner for 1912 Olympic golds
Jul. 15, 2022 06:54 AM EDT
Jim Thorpe wins the decathlon at the Stockholm Olympics
By The Associated Press Jul. 14, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
July 15 1912 — Jim Thorpe wins the decathlon at the Stockholm Olympics and, in the closing ceremony, Sweden’s King Gustav proclaims Thorpe the world’s...
McLaughlin leads speedy group to 1st track worlds on US soil
By Eddie Pells And Pat Graham Jul. 13, 2022 02:24 PM EDT
By The Associated Press Jun. 23, 2022 08:45 PM EDT
June 28 1935 — Alf Perry ties a British Open scoring record with a 283 total at Muirfield in Gullane, East Lothian, Scotland. Perry’s finishes five...
Jonny Nilsson, Olympic speedskating champ in '64, dies at 79
Jun. 22, 2022 08:34 AM EDT
STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) — Jonny Nilsson, a Swedish speedskater who won the gold medal in the 10,000 meters at the Winter Olympics at Innsbruck in 1964, has died. He...
Russia ready again for urgent court case over World Cup ban
By Graham Dunbar Mar. 04, 2022 12:40 AM EST
Russia facing sports isolation over invasion of Ukraine
By Graham Dunbar Feb. 28, 2022 06:57 AM EST
Euro backlash as FIFA refuses to expel Russia from football
By Rob Harris Feb. 27, 2022 05:53 AM EST
Poland, Sweden refuse to play Russia in World Cup playoffs
Feb. 26, 2022 11:43 AM EST
Swedish Olympic champion gives medal to man held in China
Feb. 25, 2022 08:41 AM EST
Finland beats Russians for its 1st Olympic hockey gold medal
By Stephen Whyno Feb. 20, 2022 01:29 AM EST
Olympics Live: Flame extinguished to end Beijing Games
Feb. 19, 2022 10:09 PM EST
Olympics Live: US skaters lose appeal to get silver medals
Feb. 18, 2022 09:09 PM EST
Favored Russians back in final at Olympics, now face Finland
By Stephen Whyno Feb. 18, 2022 01:07 PM EST