• A look at rising costs for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics
    The Associated Press33 minutes ago

    A look at rising costs for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

    An expert panel set up by Tokyo's newly elected governor says the price tag of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could exceed $30 billion unless drastic cost-cutting measures are taken. Original bid estimates have been included when available. Located on reclaimed land in Tokyo Bay, the panel estimates the

  • Japan approves $1.5b deal for new Tokyo Olympic stadium
    The Associated Press4 hours ago

    Japan approves $1.5b deal for new Tokyo Olympic stadium

    The Japanese government approved a 150 billion yen ($1.5 billion) contract Friday to build a new main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a project that has been delayed by more than a year. Officials said the stadium construction would begin in December after an earlier plan was scrapped because of

  • Crosby-led Canada still can't be beat in best-on-best hockey
    The Associated Press5 hours ago

    Crosby-led Canada still can't be beat in best-on-best hockey

    Canada had no interest in playing Game 3 against Team Europe in the World Cup of Hockey finals. Brad Marchand scored a short-handed goal with 43.1 seconds left after Patrice Bergeron tied it with 2:53 to go on a power play, giving Canada to a 2-1 victory over Europe on Thursday night and the World Cup

  • Canada wins World Cup, rallying to beat Europe 2-1
    The Associated Press

    Canada wins World Cup, rallying to beat Europe 2-1

    Canada was not the best team on the ice until it mattered. Down a goal with 3 minutes left, the high-powered Canadians kicked it up a notch and Team Europe simply couldn't stop them. Brad Marchand scored a short-handed goal with 43.1 seconds left after Patrice Bergeron tied it with 2:53 to go on