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IOC: Flexible rules could allow baseball’s return

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach says the adoption of a more flexible approach to the Olympic program could allow for the return of baseball and other sports.

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Lepchenko upsets Radwanska at Korea Open

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Fifth-seeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States upset defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-2 in the Korea Open quarterfinals on Friday.

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North Korea struts in style on world sports stage

In this Sept. 18, 2014 photo North Korean athletes sing during a team welcoming ceremony at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. North Korea is making a statement on the international sports stage — a fashion statement. With teams from 45 countries ready to roll after the games officially open Friday, the North's sportswear has already created something of a buzz in Incheon. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is making a statement on the international sports stage — a fashion statement.

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Asian Games swimming competition promises drama

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — What promises to be a dramatic showdown between China’s Olympic gold champion Sun Yang and his chief rival, Park Tae-hwan of South Korea, is heat up the Asian Games swimming program.

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North Korean team welcomed to Asian Games village

A North Korean flag, right, is prepared for a welcoming ceremony at the Flag Plaza of the Athlete's Village for the 2014 Incheon Asian Games in Incheon, west of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The games will be held in the South Korea's west city from Sept. 19 to Oct. 4. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — First hurdle cleared — the Asian Games organizers raised the right flag for North Korea on Thursday. The South Korean break dancers, however, found themselves working a tough audience.

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