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U.S. upends Canada to open women's worlds
The United States opened the women's world hockey championship with a 4-2 victory over Canada on Saturday.

South Korea's Park apologizes for doping ban
A tearful former Olympic swimming champion, Park Tae-hwan of South Korea, offered an impassioned public apology Friday, four days after receiving an 18-month ban for failing a doping test.

Olympic champ retires, cites brain injuries
Former Olympic boxing champion Audley Harrison has retired, saying repeated blows to the head have left him with brain injuries.

Bolt on track for New York return in June
Usain Bolt will run in New York for the first time since he set the world record in the 100 meters in 2008.

Rio mayor unveils controversial Olympic course
Rio de Janeiro's mayor has defended the city's controversial Olympic golf course, which has been criticized by environmental activists and is at the center of complicated legal wranglings.

Boston group backs referendum in 2024 bid
The group behind Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics said Tuesday that it wants the residents of Massachusetts to decide whether the effort to bring the games to the city should go forward.