• Chen grabs surprising lead in short program at US nationals
    The Associated Press

    Chen grabs surprising lead in short program at US nationals

    Karen Chen held off 20-something veterans Ashley Wagner and Gracie Gold to put a teenage twist atop the short program leaderboard. Gold came to Kansas City trying to erase a lackluster Grand Prix season, but the two-time and reigning U.S. champion had said her confidence was ''surprisingly high

  • China's Alibaba becomes major sponsor of Olympics
    Reuters

    China's Alibaba becomes major sponsor of Olympics

    DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba has become a major sponsor of the Olympics after signing a deal with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that runs until 2028, the two parties said on Thursday     Alibaba, which becomes the official e-commerce and cloud services

  • China's Xi pledges clean, green Winter Games in 2022
    Reuters

    China's Xi pledges clean, green Winter Games in 2022

    China will hold a clean and green Winter Olympics when it hosts the games in 2022, an event that will also help regional peace and stability, President Xi Jinping told the head of the International Olympic Committee. Beijing and the nearby city of Zhangjiakou won the right to host the Games in 2015.

  • Chargers celebrate arrival in LA, but gear up for work ahead
    The Associated Press

    Chargers celebrate arrival in LA, but gear up for work ahead

    For a man who gets cheered at work all the time, Philip Rivers seemed genuinely surprised by the frenzied roars when he stepped onto the Forum floor. Melvin Gordon and Joey Bosa shared their quarterback's shock and gratitude when hundreds of screaming fans welcomed the Los Angeles Chargers to their