• Winter Asian Games kick off with opening ceremony in Sapporo
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    Winter Asian Games kick off with opening ceremony in Sapporo

    The Asian Winter Games officially got underway Sunday with an opening ceremony that united winter athletes from the world's most populous continent. With the Winter Olympics just a year and a short distance away in South Korea, the continent's leading winter athletes will use the games to fine

  • Winter Asian Games kick off with opening ceremony in Sapporo
    The Associated Press

    Winter Asian Games kick off with opening ceremony in Sapporo

    SAPPORO, Japan (AP) -- The Asian Winter Games officially got underway on Sunday with an opening ceremony that united winter athletes from the world's most populous continent.

  • IOC's Bach welcomes talk on 2024 and 2028 Olympic hosts pick
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    IOC's Bach welcomes talk on 2024 and 2028 Olympic hosts pick

    International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach welcomes talk that two Summer Games hosts could be picked at the same time in September. ''I like it that people are talking in this way about the Olympic candidature procedure,'' Bach told The Associated Press on Saturday, amid speculation

  • Japan's Mihara wins Four Continents with strong free skate
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    Japan's Mihara wins Four Continents with strong free skate

    Mai Mihara captured the women's title Saturday at the Four Continents, a test event for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Skating to music from Cinderella, Mihara landed her jumps cleanly to earn 134.34 points in the free skate. Gabrielle Daleman of Canada, first after the short program, stumbled on the