Sports governance

Andreas Wellinger, of Germany, soars through the air during the men's normal hill individual ski jumping qualifier ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
February 08, 2018 - 9:03 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): ___ 11 p.m. Andreas Wellinger will take his strong form into the final of the men's normal hill ski jump at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 22-year-old German, who already qualified because he was among the...
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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 08, 2018 - 8:08 am
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 Jan. 9, 2018 file photo, Switzerland's Melanie Meillard competes during an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom in Flachau, Austria. Meillard ruptured the ACL in her left knee during a heavy fall in giant slalom practice while training ahead of the Pyeongchang Olympics, in Jeongseon, South Korea, on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2018. She will be flown home Friday to prepare for surgery, her team says. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati, File)
February 08, 2018 - 7:26 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:20 p.m. One of Mikaela Shiffrin's expected main rivals in slalom is out of the Olympics after crashing hard in training and tearing a ligament in her knee. The Swiss ski team says 19-year-old Melanie...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2017, file photo, Russia's Sergei Plotnikov challenges for the puck against Finland during their Ice Hockey World Championships bronze medal match in the LANXESS arena in Cologne, Germany. Six-time Olympic gold medalist Viktor Ahn and three former NHL players, including Plotnikov, are among 32 Russian athletes who filed appeals Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, seeking spots at the Pyeongchang Olympics. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)
February 08, 2018 - 5:58 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — There was an offseason when U.S. skeleton athlete Katie Uhlaender got a knock on her door from drug testers 19 times in the span of a few weeks. Sometimes they wanted blood. Sometimes they wanted urine. Often, they wanted both. The process is annoying. It's also...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017 file photo, Norway's Maren Lundby jumps during the women's ski jumping qualification at the 2017 Nordic Skiing World Championships in Lahti, Finland. Lundby has enhanced her position as the gold medal favorite in women's ski jumping at the Pyeongchang Games. Lundby, who has six out of ten wins on the World Cup circuit this season, finished first in two training runs as the athletes got their first chance to test the Alpensia Ski Jumping Center on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. The women's normal hill final is on Monday, Feb. 12. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
February 08, 2018 - 5:38 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Maren Lundby of Norway has enhanced her position as the gold medal favorite in women's ski jumping at the Pyeongchang Games. Lundby, who has six out of 10 wins on the World Cup circuit this season...
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Wearing an Olympic uniform with the logo OAR - Olympic Athlete from Russia, Russian short track speed skaters Pavel Sitnikova looks away during a training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 08, 2018 - 4:48 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 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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