Sports governance

FILE - In this Monday, May 23, 2016 file picture, former Romanian tennis ace Ilie Nastase watches a match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. On Wednesday Feb. 7, 2018 Illie Nastase has two tennis bans reduced following his appeal against sanctions handed out for foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania's Fed Cup captain last year. The International Tennis Federation suspended the 71-year-old Nastase from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 and from working in an official capacity in the sport until 2021. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
February 07, 2018 - 3:10 pm
LONDON (AP) — Ilie Nastase had two tennis bans reduced by eight months and his fine doubled to $20,000 on Wednesday following his appeal of International Tennis Federation sanctions for foul-mouthed comments and misconduct as the Romanian Fed Cup captain. The ITF suspended the 71-year-old Nastase...
Read More
FILE - In this Monday, May 23, 2016 file picture, former Romanian tennis ace Ilie Nastase watches a match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. On Wednesday Feb. 7, 2018 Illie Nastase has two tennis bans reduced following his appeal against sanctions handed out for foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania's Fed Cup captain last year. The International Tennis Federation suspended the 71-year-old Nastase from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 and from working in an official capacity in the sport until 2021. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
February 07, 2018 - 9:27 am
LONDON (AP) — Ilie Nastase had two tennis bans reduced following his appeal against sanctions handed out for foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania's Fed Cup captain last year. The International Tennis Federation suspended the 71-year-old Nastase from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019...
Read More
Volunteers take a group photo in front of the Olympic rings at the Olympic Park ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 07, 2018 - 6:59 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): ___ 8:55 p.m. The temperature at the Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang was minus-3 Fahrenheit (minus-16 Celsius) when many athletes and officials woke up. Sidewalks in the nearby mountain cluster were...
Read More
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach walks off stage after speaking at a news conference prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 07, 2018 - 6:00 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): 8 p.m. IOC President Thomas Bach won't say what he thinks will happen with appeals filed by Russian athletes trying to gain entry into the Pyeongchang Olympics. Two groups of Russians, 47 in all, have...
Read More
Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
February 07, 2018 - 5:13 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Pope Francis is praising the decision of North and South Korea to compete alongside each other at the Winter Olympics, saying it shows that conflicts can be resolved peacefully through...
Read More
Canada's Kaitlyn Lawes curler practice during the mixed doubles training session ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 07, 2018 - 4:55 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): 7 p.m. The Pyeongchang Organizing Committee is offering volunteers and staff unsold tickets for Thursday's curling and ski jumping events. Committee manager Ji Young Lee says 94 percent of tickets for...
Read More
North Korean cheering squads wave upon their arrival at the Korean-transit office near the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. A North Korean delegation, including members of a state-trained cheering group, arrived in South Korea on Wednesday for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool)
February 07, 2018 - 2:46 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): 4:45 p.m. South Korea says the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be part of the high-level delegation coming to the South for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. South Korea's Unification...
Read More
North Korean cheering squads wave upon their arrival at the Korean-transit office near the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. A North Korean delegation, including members of a state-trained cheering group, arrived in South Korea on Wednesday for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool)
February 07, 2018 - 2:40 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A 229-member strong, all-female cheering section has arrived from North Korea for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The squad, which features women chosen for their youth, good looks and...
Read More
Volunteers take a group photo in front of the Olympic rings at the Olympic Park ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 07, 2018 - 1:27 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The IOC Athletes' Commission is trying to assure the 3,000 Olympians entered in Pyeongchang that they will be competing against "clean athletes." This stems from the chaos around Russia, which...
Read More
International Olympic Committee member and Court of Arbitration for Sport president John Coates is projected on a screen as he delivers a report on the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics during the 132nd IOC Session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. Pictured below Coates are Ugur Erdener of Turkey, from bottom left, Zaiqing Yu of China, former IOC President Jacques Rogge, IOC President Thomas Bach and Christophe De Kepper of Belgium. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 06, 2018 - 9:53 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics say they're having no problems raising cash. International Olympic Committee member John Coates, head of the IOC coordination commission for Tokyo, says...
Read More

Pages