• IOC president visits Los Angeles as city bids for 2024 Games

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The president of the International Olympic Committee said a lot of nice things about Los Angeles on Monday after visiting proposed venues for the 2024 Games. But if he has a favorite among the four cities competing to host the international competition, he didn’t share it.

  • Mitch Larkin, Katinka Hosszu named FINA swimmers of the year

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The International Swimming Federation has named Australia’s Mitch Larkin and Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu as its best swimmers of 2015.

  • From left, President of International Swimming Federation, FINA, Julio Maglione, President of the Japanese Swimming Federation Tsuyoshi Aoki and Mayor of Fukuoka, Japan, Soichiro Takashima shake hands after Fukuoka was announced to host the 2021 FINA world aquatics championships during a meeting of FINA leaders in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. (Attila Kovacs/MTI via AP)

    Fukuoka to host 2021 aquatics worlds, Doha chosen for 2023

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The International Swimming Federation on Sunday named Fukuoka, Japan, to host the 2021 world aquatics championships, while Doha, the capital of Qatar, was chosen to host the event in 2023.