- Star athletes pitch for Beijing, Almaty ahead of 2022 vote Updated: Jul-29-15 2:55 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Former NBA star Yao Ming and Sochi Olympic bronze medalist figure skater Denis Ten differ in height by exactly two feet. The towering basketballer is representing Beijing's bid for the 2022 Olympics, and the diminutive figure skater is boosting the bid from Almaty, Kazakhstan.
- Russia's synchro dynasty faces new wave of rivalries Updated: Jul-27-15 3:47 pm
KAZAN, Russia - For years they've been the queens of the pool, but now Russia's synchronized swimming stars are having to get used to something new - a fight for the gold.
- Lake Placid ice dancing competition expanding Updated: Jul-27-15 3:08 am
LAKE PLACID, New York - The largest U.S. summer ice dance competition is expanding.
- Putin's spokesman, Olympic ice dancing champ to tie the knot Updated: Jul-16-15 6:23 am
MOSCOW - A 2006 Olympic ice dancing champion says she is to marry President Vladimir Putin's spokesman later this summer.
- Football union FIFPro to help pay Pechstein's legal costs Updated: Jul-14-15 9:15 am
GENEVA - International footballers' union FIFPro pledged to help Germany's most successful Winter Olympian pay legal costs in a doping case, and fueled a dispute with sport's highest court.