• White House trip helps USOC make strides on diversity
    The Associated Press5 hours ago

    White House trip helps USOC make strides on diversity

    After watching their athletes pile up medals in Brazil, leaders of the U.S. Olympic team came home and produced results that could resonate every bit as loudly. Among the U.S. Olympic Committee's achievements over the past 10 days were the re-embracing of black sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos

  • Memorable moments in the history of Turner Field
    The Associated Press6 hours ago

    Memorable moments in the history of Turner Field

    On Sunday, the Braves will play their last game at Turner Field and the stadium will move on to its next chapter, likely as a college football field. July 29, 1996 - Carl Lewis wins the last of his nine gold medals with a dramatic victory in the long jump. Aug. 1, 1996 - Wearing golden shoes, Michael

  • India must narrow focus to boost medal hopes in Tokyo: Padukone
    Reuters

    India must narrow focus to boost medal hopes in Tokyo: Padukone

    By Anupam Pratihary BENGALURU (Reuters) - After bringing home just two medals from the Rio Olympics, India needs to be realistic in its preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Games and should narrow its focus to a handful of sports, says former All England badminton champion Prakash Padukone. P.V. Sindhu&

  • The Latest: Euros mix and match pairs as Americans stand pat
    The Associated Press

    The Latest: Euros mix and match pairs as Americans stand pat

    The late comeback that pulled Europe within 5-3 after Round 1 bought captain Darren Clarke enough breathing room to get the last two of his six rookies on the course at the start of Round 2. Stenson will partner Matt Fitzpatrick and Rose will play with Chris Wood.