• United States' Courtney Okolo, Natasha Hastings, Phyllis Francis and Allyson Felix hold a sign and wear their nation's flag after winning the gold in the women's 4x400 meter relay during athletics competitions at the Summer Olympics inside Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    USOC: More actions coming in Ryan Lochte’s Olympic scandal

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Whatever celebration the U.S. Olympic Committee has planned for its return home after a wildly successful Rio de Janeiro Games on the competition front will likely be short-lived.

  • Yelena Isinbayeva, Russia's pole vault world record holder, waves as she leaves a news conference at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. Isinbayeva announced her retirement from competition during the conference. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

    Pole vault record holder Isinbayeva retires from competing

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Yelena Isinbayeva walked away from competing but not from her sport on Friday.

  • In this June 11, 2015 file photo, Patrick Hickey, the head of the European Olympic Committee speaks during a news conference on the eve of the opening of the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. Rio de Janeiro authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Hickey accused of scalping tickets for the Summer Games. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)

    IOC member Hickey moved to Rio prison during ticket probe

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — European Olympic head Patrick Hickey of Ireland is spending the closing days of the Rio Games in a prison after his arrest in a ticket-scalping scandal, authorities said Friday.

  • In the Sept. 12, 2015, file photo, Baylor President Ken Starr waits to run onto the field before an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. The former Baylor president is resigning his post as a law school professor, severing ties with the faith-based campus still reeling from a sexual assault scandal. Baylor said in a statement Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, that Starr "will be leaving his faculty status and tenure" in a separation that was mutually agreed upon.  (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    Starr resigns as Baylor law professor, severs school ties

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor University President Ken Starr resigned his post as a law school professor Friday, severing his last tie with the faith-based campus still reeling from a sexual assault scandal involving its football team.

  • FIFA prosecutors want 3 banned in South African fixing case

    ZURICH (AP) — FIFA ethics prosecutors want a six-year ban for a former South Africa Football Association president in a long-running case of fixed friendlies played ahead of the 2010 World Cup by the host nation.

  • In this Aug. 7, 2016 file photo, rowers are seen through a screen decorated with the Olympic rings as they practice at the rowing venue in Lagoa at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The night of Sunday, Aug. 21 will mark the launch of the Olympic Channel, designed to keep Olympic sports relevant between each games and bring young audiences into sports. The digital channel will go live right after the closing ceremony of the Rio Games, providing a mix of original programming, live sports events, news and highlights. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

    Ready for launch: Olympic Channel set for takeoff after Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — On Sunday night, right after the flame has been extinguished in Rio de Janeiro, another Olympic project will burst out of the starting blocks.

  • In this Nov. 22, 2010 file photo, former FIFA President Joao Havelange gives an interview at the Soccerex Global Convention in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. On Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, a Brazilian hospital announced that Havelange has died in Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

    Joao Havelange, ex-president of FIFA, dies at age 100

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Joao Havelange, who as president of FIFA for two decades transformed soccer’s governing body into a multibillion-dollar business and a hotbed for subsequent corruption that damaged its reputation, has died. He was 100.