• Olympic organizers say winter sports set for boom is Asia
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    Olympic organizers say winter sports set for boom is Asia

    Lee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, expects the 2018 Olympics to usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia. While the region has traditionally lagged behind North America and Europe in terms of winter sports competition, staging the next two Winter Olympics in Asia would

  • Big punching Wilder believes he can save heavyweights
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    Big punching Wilder believes he can save heavyweights

    Deontay Wilder was in the Super Bowl media center in Houston a few days before the game when a somewhat familiar face walked by. Wilder and his girlfriend recognized Andrew Zimmern, who stars in the ''Bizarre Foods'' show on the Travel Channel. More telling, perhaps, was that Zimmern

  • It's Carnival in Rio and Nishikori might take a look
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    It's Carnival in Rio and Nishikori might take a look

    Kei Nishikori and the Rio Open will be upstaged this week. ''If I win, yes, maybe I'll go,'' Nishikori said on Monday, admitting he didn't realize it was that special week in Rio. ''Yes, he should come by,'' Kei Kuwabara told the Associcated Press.

  • South Korea wins 2 golds in short track speed skating
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    South Korea wins 2 golds in short track speed skating

    South Korea won two gold medals in short track speed skating at the Asian Winter Games on Monday, an early indication the hosts of the 2018 Winter Olympics could be regaining their dominance of the sport. Choi clocked a winning time of 2 minutes, 21.46 seconds to edge compatriot Shim Suk-hee by .153