• 500 days to go: Pyeongchang Olympic organizers optimistic
    The Associated Press5 hours ago

    500 days to go: Pyeongchang Olympic organizers optimistic

    Marking the 500-day countdown to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, organizers said Tuesday that 90 percent of construction of new venues is complete and the focus is now on preparing for test events. Pyeongchang's organizing committee said construction is on schedule for a series of sports competitions

  • Passed over to play, Watson added to US team as vice captain
    The Associated Press

    Passed over to play, Watson added to US team as vice captain

    Bubba Watson will be at the Ryder Cup, even if it's not exactly the way he imagined it. U.S. captain Davis Love III announced Monday that Watson has been added to the team as a fifth vice captain. The two-time Masters champion and 7th-ranked player in the world competed as a player on the last

  • Babcock and Krueger to match wits in World Cup of Hockey
    The Associated Press

    Babcock and Krueger to match wits in World Cup of Hockey

    Mike Babcock scoffs at the notion that he simply shows up to coach the Canadians and they keep winning best-on-best games, a streak that has run to 14. Whatever anyone things, Babcock has helped Canada win gold at the last two Olympics and he has the team rolling into the best-of-three World Cup of

  • Upstart Team Europe to face Canada in ice hockey World Cup final
    Reuters

    Upstart Team Europe to face Canada in ice hockey World Cup final

    By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - Hosts Canada, the two-time reigning Olympic champions who are deep in both tradition and talent, were always expected to reach this week's World Cup of Hockey final. What it means is a confounding but intriguing best-of-three final starting on Tuesday with hot