Sports governance

A plaque, displayed on a monument between the 15th and 16th holes at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., commemorates a Civil War battle that, according to some historians, never happened. The Senior PGA Championship is being played at Trump National this week, the first time a major golf tournament has been played at a course owned by a sitting president. The course has been targeted by vandals since Trump took office, and protests are expected this weekend. AP Photo/Ben Nuckols
May 24, 2017 - 4:13 pm
STERLING, Va. (AP) — This year's venue for the Senior PGA Championship has made news for reasons that have nothing to do with the tournament or the champion it might produce. The world's best 50-and-over golfers are competing for the first time at a course owned by a sitting president: Trump...
Read More
World Anti-Doping Agency President Craig Reedie arrives for a press conference after the agency's Foundation Board meeting Thursday, May 18, 2017 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 18, 2017 - 6:12 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Never known for haste, the World Anti-Doping Agency delivered two pieces of news Thursday that could strengthen its ability to expedite the end of the Russian doping scandal. In one move, the WADA foundation board pressed forward with a proposal to fast-track rules changes that...
Read More
May 18, 2017 - 10:28 am
MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency has approved fast-tracking new rules that would allow for sanctions of national Olympic committees and international sports federations in much the same way athletes are penalized for violating anti-doping rules. WADA's foundation board voted on a plan...
Read More
FILE - In this May 1, 2017, file photo, Gisele Bundchen, left, and Tom Brady attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between exhibition in New York. Bundchen told "CBS This Morning" in an interview that aired May 17, 2017, that Brady suffered a concussion last year. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 17, 2017 - 4:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Tom Brady played through a concussion last year on his way to a fifth Super Bowl title, according to his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen. The injury, which was not reported by the team, left her worried about how long he should continue to play football. Asked if she wanted the New...
Read More
FILE - In this March 13, 2017, file photo, Craig Reedie, president of the world anti-doping agency (WADA), delivers his speech during the opening day of the 2017 WADA annual symposium in Lausanne, Switzerland. On Thursday, May 18, a bit over a year after The New York Times revealed the sordid specifics of a doping scandal that pervaded Russia’s Olympic team, the World Anti-Doping Agency’s governing board meets. (Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP, File)
May 17, 2017 - 1:14 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — The lurid details — dark-of-night swapping of tainted urine samples with clean ones through a hole cut into the wall — have been confirmed by an independent investigator who delivered a 144-page report with the proof. The reaction of policymakers to the unprecedented level of anti-...
Read More
FILE - In this Saturday, May 6, 2017 file photo, Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge crosses the finish line of a marathon race at the Monza Formula One racetrack, Italy. Eliud Kipchoge was 26 seconds from making history on May 6. Nike and Adidas have announced separate plans to attack the 2-hour marathon, with both introducing shoe lines linked to the effort. Wireless tech giant Vodafone last month said it was backing a third bid, hoping data gleaned from the quest will translate into wearable technology. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
May 17, 2017 - 5:39 am
LONDON (AP) — The two-hour marathon. For distance runners, it's a mystical goal equivalent to the four-minute mile that Roger Bannister broke in 1954; a test so difficult some have estimated it may be 50 years or more before anyone achieves it. Now the $270 billion market for athletic shoes and...
Read More
International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission Chair Patrick Baumann, left, and new French President Emmanuel Macron make a singe representing the logo of Paris 2024 bid as they pose during a group photo at the Elysee palace in Paris, France, May 16, 2017. France's new President Emmanuel Macron is hosting the International Olympic Committee to try to boost Paris' bid to beat out Los Angeles in the heated race for the 2024 Games. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 16, 2017 - 6:48 am
PARIS (AP) — France's new president is pushing Paris' bid for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday and building a government with a fresh face — lean, half-female and tasked with carrying out Macron's plans to rethink labor laws and overhaul politics. In his second full day in office, Emmanuel Macron...
Read More
International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission Chair Patrick Baumann, left, and new French President Emmanuel Macron make a singe representing the logo of Paris 2024 bid as they pose during a group photo at the Elysee palace in Paris, France, May 16, 2017. France's new President Emmanuel Macron is hosting the International Olympic Committee to try to boost Paris' bid to beat out Los Angeles in the heated race for the 2024 Games. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 16, 2017 - 4:50 am
PARIS (AP) — France's new president is pushing Paris' bid for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday and building a government with a fresh face — lean, half-female and tasked with carrying out Macron's plans to rethink labor laws and overhaul politics. In his second full day in office, Emmanuel Macron...
Read More
May 13, 2017 - 5:22 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ailing Golden State coach Steve Kerr attended the Warriors' practice Saturday morning, returning to the floor for the first time in more than three weeks. Kerr sat down and chatted with acting coach Mike Brown for a long stint before calling it a day. The reigning NBA coach...
Read More
Yoga instructor Michael Phillip poses with a Los Angeles 2024 sign outside Staples Center, Friday, May 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
May 12, 2017 - 7:46 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has opened the door slightly to considering hosting the 2028 Olympics if the city isn't awarded its first choice of 2024. The International Olympic Committee's evaluation commission concluded its four-day visit to Los Angeles on Friday and now...
Read More

Pages