Germany's Francesco Friedrich beat Canada for the gold medal in front of his home crowd on Sunday to clinch a fourth straight world championship title in the two-man bobsleigh as the hosts dominated the podium. Friedrich and Thorsten Margis, the pre-race favorites, maintained a lead throughout Saturday
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
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.
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