• Brazil anti-trust body says bids rigged for 2014 World Cup
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    Brazil anti-trust body says bids rigged for 2014 World Cup

    Several construction companies rigged their bids for 2014 World Cup stadiums, driving up costs by overcharging for the work, according to Brazil's anti-trust body. ''So far, there are indications that at least five bids related to World Cup stadiums were the subject of the cartel,''

  • Rio 2016, the most perfect imperfect Games: IOC
    Reuters6 hours ago

    Rio 2016, the most perfect imperfect Games: IOC

    By Karolos Grohmann LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The Rio de Janeiro Olympics may not have been perfect but organizers exceeded expectations given the political and economic situation in the South American country, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday. Rio, the first Olympic

  • The US has become the world power in ice dance
    The Associated Press

    The US has become the world power in ice dance

    For the second straight year, three American couples have made the Grand Prix Final, which starts Friday in Marseille, France. 2015 national champs Madison Chock and Evan Bates, and three-time U.S. bronze medalists Madison Hubbell and Zach Donohue make up half the field - for a second consecutive season

  • Pastrnak's pretty goal gives Bruins 4-3 OT win over Panthers
    The Associated Press

    Pastrnak's pretty goal gives Bruins 4-3 OT win over Panthers

    David Pastrnak had already found his scoring touch this season. Pastrnak scored his second goal of the game 1:23 into the extra period, and the Boston Bruins continued their recent success against the Florida Panthers with a 4-3 victory Monday night. ''The goal was just the skill of David showing