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Report: 76ers' Brett Brown to coach Australia in 2020 Olympics

20 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The Australian men's basketball national team has never medaled in the Olympics or the FIBA World Cup.
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Paris mayor sounds alarm over Airbnb Olympics tie-up

22 hours ago   |   National Post

PARIS - The mayor of Paris, due to host the Olympics in 2024, has taken issue with a sponsorship deal between the Games and Airbnb Inc., saying the short-term rental firm...
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Airbnb lobbies local Japan governments to ease curbs for Olympics

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Airbnb Inc said on Tuesday it is lobbying local governments in Japan to ease curbs on short-term home rentals during next year's Tokyo Olympics, seeking to counter a thicket of...
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Olympics-Tokyo finishes building stadium for 2020

1 day ago   |   National Post

TOKYO - Construction work has been completed at Tokyo's National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of next year's Olympic Games, the site's owners said on Tuesday.
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Paris mayor troubled by new Olympic sponsor Airbnb

Paris mayor troubled by new Olympic sponsor Airbnb

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LONDON - The IOC signed up Airbnb as an Olympic sponsor sparking concerns from 2024 host city Paris that the home-sharing company is contributing to the rising cost of rents in...
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Paris mayor disturbed by new Olympic sponsor Airbnb

Paris mayor disturbed by new Olympic sponsor Airbnb

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LONDON - The IOC signed up Airbnb as an Olympic sponsor sparking concerns from 2024 host city Paris that the home-sharing company is contributing to the rising cost of rents in...
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WADA ruling on Russian doping next month, IOC anti total ban

WADA ruling on Russian doping next month, IOC anti total ban

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

MONTREAL - The World Anti-Doping Agency expects to rule next month on whether Russia manipulated its drug-testing data, and the International Olympic Committee has signaled it...
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Bach says opponents of Olympic marathon move wanted an edge

Bach says opponents of Olympic marathon move wanted an edge

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LONDON - Athletes who opposed moving the Olympic marathons and race walks from Tokyo to the northern city of Sapporo wanted a competitive edge, IOC President Thomas Bach said...
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Olympics-Airbnb teams up with the IOC to provide Games accommodation

2 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LONDON - Short-term home rental company Airbnb Inc has joined the ranks of leading Olympic sponsors in a deal that will run from the Games next year in Tokyo until 2028 and is...
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Steven Holcomb's Olympic legacy to grow, for a final time

Steven Holcomb's Olympic legacy to grow, for a final time

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

U.S. bobsledder Steven Holcomb is getting one last victory celebration.
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Andy Murray wins in his return to the Davis Cup

Andy Murray wins in his return to the Davis Cup

MADRID - Andy Murray made a successful return to the Davis Cup on Wednesday, rallying to beat Tallon Griekspoor 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (5). Read more ...

Hong Kong Open golf tournament postponed amid social unrest

Hong Kong Open golf tournament postponed amid social unrest

HONG KONG - The Hong Kong Open golf tournament has been postponed because of violent unrest in the city. Read more ...

Blazers fall in New Orleans as Anthony has 10 in debut

Blazers fall in New Orleans as Anthony has 10 in debut

NEW ORLEANS - Jrue Holiday had 22 points and 10 assists, Brandon Ingram added 21 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans spoiled Carmelo Anthony's Portland debut with a 115-104... Read more ...

Benn scores twice, streaking Stars beat Canucks 6-1

Benn scores twice, streaking Stars beat Canucks 6-1

DALLAS - Jamie Benn scored twice, Ben Bishop made 32 saves and the Dallas Stars beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-1 Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory. Read more ...

McDavid's 3 points lead Oilers past Sharks 5-2

McDavid's 3 points lead Oilers past Sharks 5-2

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Connor McDavid had a goal and two assists for his third straight game with at least three points, Leon Draisaitl extended his point streak to 13 games and... Read more ...

Nelson's OT goal lifts streaking Islanders over Penguins 5-4

Nelson's OT goal lifts streaking Islanders over Penguins 5-4

PITTSBURGH - Brock Nelson's second goal of the game 2:55 into overtime capped a frantic comeback to lift the New York Islanders over the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 Tuesday night... Read more ...

LeBron James sets a triple-double record in Lakers' win

LeBron James sets a triple-double record in Lakers' win

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James became the first player in NBA history to record a triple-double against every team in the league, and Anthony Davis scored 34 points during the Los... Read more ...

Tottenham hires Jose Mourinho as manager

Tottenham hires Jose Mourinho as manager

LONDON - Jose Mourinho sealed a return to coaching after almost a year out when he was hired as Tottenham manager on Wednesday, a day after the Premier League club fired... Read more ...

Hellebuyck's 38 saves lead Jets past Predators 2-1

Hellebuyck's 38 saves lead Jets past Predators 2-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Patrik Laine and Nikolaj Ehlers scored, Connor Hellebuyck made 38 saves and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Tuesday night. Read more ...

Fleury's big saves in 450th win lead Vegas past Leafs, 4-2

Fleury's big saves in 450th win lead Vegas past Leafs, 4-2

LAS VEGAS - Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves for his 450th win, including a diving stop late in the game, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on... Read more ...