Sports governance

In this Jan. 7, 2018, photo, traffic backs up on Interstate 70 in Colorado, a familiar scene on the main highway connecting Denver to the mountains The chairman of a committee exploring whether Denver should bid on the 2030 Olympics says buses or giving incentives to truckers to avoid the highway could help keep traffic moving if the city hosted the games. Rob Cohen also says a possible surplus could help pay to improve the highway later. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
February 26, 2018 - 1:50 am
DENVER (AP) — It promised ample snow and sunny weather on a normally bare, rocky peak easily accessible by "super highway," thousands more hotel rooms than existed and a cross-country ski course that looked good on paper but would have cut through some people's backyards. The airbrushed pitch...
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From front row left, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, his wife, Kim Jung-sook, and Ivanka Trump, U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter, watch the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics along with Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee, standing third from back row left, in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
February 25, 2018 - 10:19 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The overtly political 2018 Winter Olympics closed Sunday night very much as they began, with humanity's finest athletes marching exuberantly across the world stage as three nations with decades of war and suspicion among them shared a VIP box — and a potential path...
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Athletes from various nations including Pita Taufatofua, of Tonga, at left, United States' Lindsey Vonn, third from left, and Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, fifth from left, pose for photos during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 25, 2018 - 8:00 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10 p.m. The IOC president, Thomas Bach, says that by marching together at the Winter Games, athletes from South and North Korea showed they both believe in "a peaceful future." In his wrap-up speech at the...
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From front row left, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, his wife, Kim Jung-sook, and Ivanka Trump, U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter, watch the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics along with Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee, standing third from back row left, in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
February 25, 2018 - 7:52 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The overtly political 2018 Winter Olympics closed Sunday night very much as they began, with humanity's finest athletes marching exuberantly across the world stage as three nations with decades of war and suspicion among them shared a VIP box — and a potential path...
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Performers participate in the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 25, 2018 - 7:50 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:50 p.m. The Pyeongchang Olympics have closed with a performance by popular boy band EXO. The nine-member South Korean-Chinese group took the stage Sunday at the closing ceremony of the games. One of the band...
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Chen Jining mayor of Beijing waves the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 25, 2018 - 7:29 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:20 p.m. IOC President Thomas Bach has handed off the Olympic flag to the mayor of Beijing, Chen Jining, symbolising the Winter Games' journey over the next four years from Pyeongchang, South Korea, to the...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, front left, Ivanka Trump, U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter and Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee, second right, attend the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 25, 2018 - 6:56 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 8:55 p.m. American freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy wants to know what Ivanka Trump is doing at the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Games. Kenworthy tweeted a photo of his teammates Sunday and said: "So proud...
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Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee, watches the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)
February 25, 2018 - 6:49 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 8:45 p.m. The South Korean president's office says a North Korean delegate to Olympics has said Pyongyang is willing to hold talks with U.S. The Blue House, South Korea's presidential office, reported the news...
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Canadian athletes walk into the stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 25, 2018 - 6:33 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The athletes are marching into Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium for the closing ceremony of the Winter Games Those who won medals are wearing them. Most are waving at the crowd. Flagbearers from all of...
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The Alpensia Ski Jumping Center towers are illuminated in the background while people attend the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 25, 2018 - 6:01 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 8 p.m. The closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics is officially underway. Athletes will march, the popular K-pop band EXO will perform, and Pyeongchang officials will officially hand over responsibility...
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