• Budapest 2024 snub highlights need for Olympic changes, insiders say
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Budapest 2024 snub highlights need for Olympic changes, insiders say

    Budapest's withdrawal from bidding for the 2024 summer Olympics, a process already marred by a string of exits, highlights the need for changes to the Games model, insiders say. The Olympic Games were once the most hotly contested sports commodity in the world, but in recent years the IOC have seen

  • Winter Asian Games are very topical in tropical East Timor
    The Associated Press5 hours ago

    Winter Asian Games are very topical in tropical East Timor

    For Alpine skier Yohan Goutt Goncalves, the chance to be East Timor's sole representative at the Asian Winter Games was too good to pass up, even if it meant missing the world championships. Goutt Goncalves could have taken part in the Alpine skiing world championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland

  • Honda Classic only South Florida stop for PGA Tour
    The Associated Press

    Honda Classic only South Florida stop for PGA Tour

    For golf fans of South Florida, the Honda Classic should not be missed this week. Instead of going to Doral the following week, the PGA Tour has moved that World Golf Championship event to Mexico City. Then again, the ''best in golf'' relates to the PGA Tour being the strongest circuit

  • For naturalized Dalton, the puck stops in South Korea
    The Associated Press

    For naturalized Dalton, the puck stops in South Korea

    Growing up in rural southern Ontario, Matt Dalton never figured that his career path in professional hockey would take him to South Korea. Dalton, along with a handful of other North American players, has acquired South Korean citizenship and is a key member of the men's national ice hockey team