Sports governance

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2018, file photo, Russian short track speed skater Pavel Sitnikova wears an Olympic uniform with the logo OAR - Olympic Athlete from Russia, during a training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. As punishment for doping offenses at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee has forced Russian athletes competing in Pyeongchang to do so as OARs in neutral uniforms and with no national insignia. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 08, 2018 - 4:31 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it will issue a ruling Friday morning on 45 Russian athletes' last-ditch appeals to compete in the Olympics. The court heard the cases of the athletes and...
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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 08, 2018 - 3:48 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Defending halfpipe champion Iouri 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...
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Members of the North Korea cheering group gather before a welcome ceremony inside the Gangneung Olympic Village prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
February 08, 2018 - 3:13 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:10 p.m. South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister and other senior North Korean officials who are coming to the South on Friday for the Winter Olympics in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2018, file photo, Russian short track speed skater Pavel Sitnikova wears an Olympic uniform with the logo OAR - Olympic Athlete from Russia, during a training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. As punishment for doping offenses at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee has forced Russian athletes competing in Pyeongchang to do so as OARs in neutral uniforms and with no national insignia. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 08, 2018 - 2:56 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:55 p.m. The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is awaiting a ruling on the appeals of Russian athletes hoping to compete in the Pyeongchang Olympics. Forty-five Russian athletes and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2018, file photo, Russian short track speed skater Pavel Sitnikova wears an Olympic uniform with the logo OAR - Olympic Athlete from Russia, during a training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. As punishment for doping offenses at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee has forced Russian athletes competing in Pyeongchang to do so as OARs in neutral uniforms and with no national insignia. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 08, 2018 - 12:56 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A lawyer for 45 Russian athletes and two coaches says hearings have concluded in their last-ditch attempt to compete at the Pyeongchang Olympics, but there is no ruling yet. Philippe Baertsch,...
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FILE - In this April 1, 2016, file photo, Yuzuru Hanyu, of Japan, competes during the free skate program in the World Figure Skating Championships, in Boston. Reigning men’s gold medalist Hanyu will not participate in the team event that opens the figure skating program Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, as he continues to recover from an ankle injury he sustained in November. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
February 08, 2018 - 12:00 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 2 p.m. Reigning men's gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan will not participate in the team event that opens the figure skating program Friday as he continues to recover from an ankle injury he sustained in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2018, file photo, Russian short track speed skater Pavel Sitnikova wears an Olympic uniform with the logo OAR - Olympic Athlete from Russia, during a training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. As punishment for doping offenses at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee has forced Russian athletes competing in Pyeongchang to do so as OARs in neutral uniforms and with no national insignia. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 07, 2018 - 11:37 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency is blaming underfunding for sports seeming to be losing ground to doping and cheating. Craig Reedie says "we are 50 percent underfunded in terms of what...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, North Korea's Mangyongbong-92, right, carrying North Korea's members of art troupe is escorted as it approaches to Mukho Port in Donghae, South Korea. From smartphones to boat fuel, South Korea is wrestling how to balance international sanctions on North Korea with its desire to show the Olympic spirit as it welcomes hundreds of North Koreans to the country for the Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
February 07, 2018 - 11:31 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — From smartphones to ship fuel, South Korea is wrestling how to balance international sanctions on North Korea with its desire to show the Olympic spirit as it welcomes hundreds of North Koreans for the Winter Games. Spearheaded by the U.S., the international community has...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2018, file photo, Russian short track speed skater Pavel Sitnikova wears an Olympic uniform with the logo OAR - Olympic Athlete from Russia, during a training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. As punishment for doping offenses at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee has forced Russian athletes competing in Pyeongchang to do so as OARs in neutral uniforms and with no national insignia. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 07, 2018 - 10:43 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says six more Russian athletes have filed appeals seeking to compete at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The six include two world champion speedskaters, Denis Yuskov...
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A man sanitizes his hands at the entrance to the media cafeteria in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. South Korean authorities deployed 900 military personnel at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Tuesday after the security force was depleted by an outbreak of norovirus. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 07, 2018 - 10:31 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:30 p.m. South Korea says the number of people treated and quarantined for norovirus following an outbreak in Olympic areas has increased to 86 as authorities struggle to track the spread of the disease...
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