• South Korea's Moon says pushing to guarantee safety at Pyeongchang Olympics
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    South Korea's Moon says pushing to guarantee safety at Pyeongchang Olympics

    South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday the country is pushing to ensure security at the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympic Games amid the escalating standoff over North Korea's nuclear weapons programs. During a meeting in New York with International Olympic Committee President Thomas

  • AP Interview: Phelps has 'no desire' to return to swimming
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    AP Interview: Phelps has 'no desire' to return to swimming

    Michael Phelps wondered if watching others compete at the world championships would pique his desire for another comeback. Phelps said Tuesday he has ''no desire'' to return to competitive swimming, but he is eager to stay involved with the sport and cheer on those who follow in his

  • Olympics: Money runs out for British women's bobsleigh team
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    Olympics: Money runs out for British women's bobsleigh team

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top female bobsleigh driver has turned to crowd-funding to keep her Olympic dreams alive after being told the national federation only had money to take men's teams to Pyeongchang next year. "My ambition is, and has always been, to compete

  • Romario seeks senate probe into Rio Olympic organizer Nuzman
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    Romario seeks senate probe into Rio Olympic organizer Nuzman

    Brazilian Senator Romario de Souza Faria, the star of Brazil's 1994 World Cup winning team, hopes to open a congressional investigation into Carlos Nuzman, who headed the local organizing committee of last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Nuzman, an honorary IOC member, was held for questioning