SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The mountains of Sochi are now home to Potanin’s slope, Gazprom’s gondola lift and Sberbank’s ski jump. The nicknames used by locals and an army of construction workers leave no doubt about who is paying for the 2014 Winter Games: Russia’s business powerhouses.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — American Jordan Oliver had a late takedown to beat Russia’s Magomed Kurbanaliev in the opening match Sunday in United 4 Wrestling, a three-team exhibition at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.
Mike Krzyzewski is no longer ruling out a return as coach of the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team.
MOSCOW (AP) — Wrestling’s governing body hopes rule changes designed to make matches more exciting and easier to understand will get the sport back in the Olympics.
MOSCOW (AP) — Wrestling’s governing body has approved new rule and constitutional changes aimed at modernizing the sport and keeping it in the Olympics after 2016.