• China's Xi pledges clean, green Winter Games in 2022
    Reuters55 minutes ago

    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 Press3 hours ago

    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

  • Denied Rio medal, Irish fighter debuts on St. Patrick's Day
    The Associated Press

    Denied Rio medal, Irish fighter debuts on St. Patrick's Day

    Michael Conlan wasn't going to take it quietly when judges at the Rio Olympics gave his Russian opponent a controversial decision win. ''We've got a lot of rowdy Irish people coming over,'' Conlan said Wednesday. Conlan tips off his pro career March 17 in the smaller theater

  • As Isner falters, Sock poised to take next step for US men
    The Associated Press

    As Isner falters, Sock poised to take next step for US men

    John Isner has long been accustomed to carrying the torch for U.S. men's tennis, dealing with the heightened expectations at the Grand Slams and the inevitable questions that follow early losses. Isner again faltered at the Australian Open on Wednesday with a defeat in the second round, but there