• 1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House

    Shortly after Jesse Owens returned home from his snubbing by Adolf Hitler at the 1936 Olympics, he and America's 17 other black Olympians found a less-than-welcoming reception from their own government, as well. On Thursday, relatives of those 1936 African-American Olympians will be welcomed to

  • Ariya Jutanugarn leads Reignwood LPGA Classic in China
    The Associated Press4 hours ago

    Ariya Jutanugarn leads Reignwood LPGA Classic in China

    Ariya Jutanugarn birdied the final four holes for an 8-under 65 and a one-stroke lead over Brooke Henderson on Thursday in the Reignwood LPGA Classic. In position to take player of the year lead from idle Lydia Ko with a ninth-place finish or better, Jutanugarn had 10 birdies and two bogeys at Reignwood

  • Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
    The Associated Press4 hours ago

    Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick

    Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about racial inequality and police brutality. The American sprinters who

  • Expert panel: Tokyo Olympics costs could top $30 billion
    The Associated Press4 hours ago

    Expert panel: Tokyo Olympics costs could top $30 billion

    The price tag of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could exceed 3 trillion yen ($30 billion) unless drastic cost-cutting measures are taken and several key venues are relocated, an expert panel warned Thursday in the latest blow to Japanese organizers. The Olympic investigation team was launched by newly elected