Sports governance

North Korean and South Korean athletes arrive during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip,Pool)
February 09, 2018 - 7:22 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:20 p.m. In an extraordinary moment that could hardly be fathomed one month ago, North and South Korea have entered the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium together. The countries are cooperating for a series of...
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Russian athletes arrive during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 09, 2018 - 7:07 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9 p.m. The Russian Olympic team, known during the Pyeongchang games as the "Olympic Athletes from Russia," has entered the opening ceremonies under a significant cloud related to past doping concerns. There...
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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, left, shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in as his wife Kim Jung-sook stands second from right near Kim Yo Jong, far right, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's nominal head of state, third from right, during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 09, 2018 - 6:39 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 8:35 p.m. The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has shaken hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in a historic meeting during the opening ceremony of the Olympics. After Moon and International...
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Members of the North Korean delegation wave flags before the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 09, 2018 - 5:49 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 7:45 p.m. As expected, it will be very cold and breezy for the opening ceremonies at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Pyeongchang is situated in the mountains in the northeastern part of South Korea, about 50 miles...
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People arrive at the Olympic Stadium ahead of the opening ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 09, 2018 - 5:36 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Fans are beginning to file into frigid Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony on Friday night. It's one of the first — and last — times the stadium will be used. The five-sided 35,000-...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2015, file photo, Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov competes to place fourth at the snowboard halfpipe final at the Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria. Defending halfpipe champion Podladtchikov has arrived in Pyeongchang, though his status for next week's contest remains day-to-day. Podladtchikov, known as the I-Pod, broke his nose in a nasty fall at the Winter X Games on Jan 28, 2018. He was taken off the mountain on a stretcher and admitted to the hospital, but scans for brain and neck injuries came back negative. He is expected to go to the mountain, but a spokesperson for the Swiss team says he'll decide day-to-day whether he is going to ride. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)
February 09, 2018 - 4:55 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Olympic halfpipe champion Iouri Podladtchikov won't defend his title because of injuries he suffered last month at the Winter X Games. The 2014 gold medalist, known as the I-Pod, practiced on the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2015, file photo, Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov competes to place fourth at the snowboard halfpipe final at the Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria. Defending halfpipe champion Podladtchikov has arrived in Pyeongchang, though his status for next week's contest remains day-to-day. Podladtchikov, known as the I-Pod, broke his nose in a nasty fall at the Winter X Games on Jan 28, 2018. He was taken off the mountain on a stretcher and admitted to the hospital, but scans for brain and neck injuries came back negative. He is expected to go to the mountain, but a spokesperson for the Swiss team says he'll decide day-to-day whether he is going to ride. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)
February 09, 2018 - 4:50 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Olympic halfpipe champion Iouri Podladtchikov won't defend his title because of injuries he suffered last month at the Winter X Games. The 2014 gold medalist, known as the I-Pod, practiced on the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2014, file photo, men's 1,000-meter short track speedskating gold medalist Viktor Ahn, of Russia, gestures while holding his medal during the medals ceremony at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Sports’ highest court rejected appeals by all 45 Russian athletes plus two coaches who were banned from the Pyeongchang Olympics over doping concerns in a decision announced Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, less than nine hours before the opening ceremony. Among those excluded are six-time gold medalist Ahn, the short track speedskater whose return to his native South Korea for the Olympics had been hotly anticipated by local fans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
February 09, 2018 - 4:37 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:35 p.m. The law firm representing 45 Russian athletes excluded from the Pyeongchang Games says their Olympic dreams have been shattered. Swiss firm Schellenberg Wittmer says, "Our clients consider — rightly...
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United States' Wiley Maple competes in men's downhill training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
February 09, 2018 - 3:58 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:55 p.m. High winds in the weather forecast could move the marquee men's downhill from its scheduled Sunday slot. Race director Markus Waldner says a Monday lunchtime start is the favored backup plan. Strong...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2011, file photo, Ariana Kukors, of the United States, holds her bronze medal for the women's 200-meter Individual Medley final at the FINA 2011 Swimming World Championships in Shanghai, China. The U.S. Olympic champion swimmer has accused a team coach of sexually abusing her starting when she was 16, the latest misconduct allegations against those charged with caring for young athletes. Ariana Kukors, now 28, told authorities that Sean Hutchison sexually abused her as a minor and took thousands of sexually explicit photographs of her. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
February 09, 2018 - 3:33 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Another national sports governing body is facing scrutiny over how it dealt with sexual misconduct allegations after a U.S. champion swimmer said a team coach sexually abused her when she was 16. Ariana Kukors, now 28, also told authorities that former assistant swim coach Sean...
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