• Rio's Olympics 1 year later: The good, the bad and the ugly
    The Associated Press4 hours ago

    Rio's Olympics 1 year later: The good, the bad and the ugly

    Look no further if you're searching for an iconic image of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. ''It's the only medal that really mattered,'' Salvador Gaeta said recently while cycling in the deserted Olympic Park. Other memories have faded at home since the Olympics opened a year ago

  • Australian women beat US 1-0 in Tournament of Nations
    The Associated Press

    Australian women beat US 1-0 in Tournament of Nations

    Tameka Butt scored in the 67th minute and Australia beat the United States for the first time in the 28-game series, 1-0 in the Tournament of Nations on Thursday night. The Matildas also snapped the Americans' four-game winning streak. Just moments after Butt's goal got past goalkeeper Alyssa

  • Markov leaves Canadiens to sign in KHL, may play in Olympics
    The Associated Press

    Markov leaves Canadiens to sign in KHL, may play in Olympics

    Andrei Markov wanted badly to play a 17th season with the Canadiens and finish his career in Montreal. When it was clear that wouldn't happen, the veteran defenseman decided to go home to Russia and play next season in the Kontinental Hockey League. Markov hopes to represent Russia in the Olympics

  • Ledecky back on top, while new generation emerges for US men
    The Associated Press

    Ledecky back on top, while new generation emerges for US men

    On a night when Katie Ledecky returned to a more familiar spot - the top rung of the medal podium - the U.S. men's team began passing the torch to a new generation at the world championships. You've got a worthy successor in Chase Kalisz. It's Caeleb Dressel's time to shine.