2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

November 02, 2017 - 10:20 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Olympic Club has agreed to host the PGA Championship in 2028 and the Ryder Cup matches in 2032. The Olympic Club had been in line to host the 2027 U.S. Open until it went to Pebble Beach. The Chronicle cited a source as saying the USGA...
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October 13, 2017 - 7:43 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The prospect of a U.S. bid for the Winter Olympics is less a matter of "if" and more a matter of "when." The U.S. Olympic Committee board is moving forward with discussions about bringing the Winter Games to America for either 2026 or 2030. Because Los Angeles was...
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October 12, 2017 - 2:54 pm
The supervisor is Rebecca Miller, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP...
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In this Sept. 1, 2017, photo, Lee Hee-beom, center, president of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and attendance are silhouetted as they participate in a launching ceremony of the commemorative coins and bank notes for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea. The Winter Olympics coming to South Korea in February offer an example of the Olympian efforts often required to meet corporate sponsorship goals. Tokyo tells a different story: The coffers are already overflowing for the 2020 Summer Games. It’s a tale of two cities and two Olympics - winter and summer. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
October 12, 2017 - 2:20 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Winter Olympics coming to South Korea in February offer an example of the Olympian efforts often required to meet corporate sponsorship goals. Tokyo tells a different story: The coffers are already overflowing for the 2020 Summer Games. It's a tale of two cities and...
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Carlos Nuzman, President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, center, is escorted by federal police officers after being taken into custody at his home, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. The president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee was arrested amid an investigation into a vote-buying scheme to bring the Olympics to Rio de Janeiro last year. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
October 06, 2017 - 12:07 pm
ZURICH (AP) — After being arrested in Rio de Janeiro and accused of storing gold bars in Switzerland, Brazilian Olympic Committee president Carlos Nuzman was suspended by the IOC on Friday. The decision came hours after Brazilian authorities investigating a 2016 Olympic vote-buying case asked for...
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Tokyo Governor and Party of Hope leader Yuriko Koike speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at her party's office in Tokyo, Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Just days before Japan’s national election campaign kicks off, all eyes are on Koike, Tokyo’s governor. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 06, 2017 - 11:28 am
TOKYO (AP) — Popular Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike, a rumored candidate in upcoming parliamentary elections, says she wants to influence national politics to speed up changes needed in Japan by starting them in her city. Koike, who became Tokyo's first female leader last year and led her local party to a...
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October 04, 2017 - 2:58 pm
The supervisor is Rebecca Miller, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Brian Mahoney at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2002, file photo, Georg Hackl, of Germany, speeds past an Olympic logo during a practice run for the men's singles luge at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in Park City, Utah. The idea of the U.S. hosting a Winter Olympics is complicated. So says the leader of the team that brought the Summer Games to Los Angeles for 2028. LA 2028 chairman Casey Wasserman says his team would be supportive of a bid to bring the Winter Games to the United States. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
September 26, 2017 - 5:14 pm
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The venues are there. The city loves the Olympics. The memories of the last games it hosted are still fairly fresh and mostly positive. This is the story of Los Angeles, which will host the Summer Games in 2028. It's also the story of Utah, which might get in the mix to host...
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September 15, 2017 - 2:32 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — As soon as he got the job, the new ethics chair of the International Olympic Committee received an earful, as well. Former U.N. secretary general Ban Ki-moon was elected to his new position Thursday — handed the task of restoring credibility to an organization that, according to...
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September 15, 2017 - 2:32 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — As soon as he got the job, the new ethics chair of the International Olympic Committee received an earful, as well. Former U.N. secretary general Ban Ki-moon was elected to his new position Thursday — handed the task of restoring credibility to an organization that, according to...
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