• Galen Rupp reacts after crossing the finish line to win U.S. Olympic Team Marathon Trials, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Los Angeles. The 29-year-old Rupp completed his marathon debut in 2 hours, 11 minutes, 10 seconds, earning a berth to the Rio Games. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

    Cragg wins marathon trial, earns spot on US Olympic Team

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Galen Rupp’s dominating victory Saturday in hot conditions in the U.S. Olympic marathon trials raised the possibility of an unprecedented Olympic double.

    Updated: 3:59 pm

  • A pool at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center which will host the synchronized swimming and diving competitions during the 2016 Olympic Games, is shown to the press, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Between February 19-24, Maria Lenk Center will host the FINA World Diving Cup, a test-event for the preparation of the city to the Rio 2016 Games. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

    Rio de Janeiro Olympic doping lab could lose accreditation

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The drug-testing laboratory for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics could lose its accreditation just a few months before the games.

  • In this June 11, 2015, file photo, the Arena Carioca 1 is seen in the background as officials visit the Olympic Park of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Hundreds of thousands of foreign visitors are expected for the Olympics, which open Aug. 5. 2016. But there are growing concerns that some may stay away, frightened off by the mosquito-borne virus that is being linked to severe birth defects. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

    Tour operators say Zika could be bad for Olympics business

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — If the Zika virus — or fear of it — keeps spreading, the head of a sports travel agency handling tour packages for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics fears for her business.

  • Heidi Greenwood finishes her 10 mile run on the bike trail at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls, S.D., Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Greenwood is training for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Los Angeles. (Emily Spartz Weerheim/Argus Leader via AP)

    Upper Midwest runner set for US Olympic marathon trials

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Heidi Greenwood is ready to run in the U.S. Olympic marathon trials Saturday in Los Angeles, but after two years of intense training for the biggest race in her life, there’s one thing missing.

  • Former NDSU standout to referee volleyball at Olympics

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Former North Dakota State University volleyball standout Pati Rolf is getting a chance to referee again in the Olympics.

  • Mexico's Maribel Dominguez (9) competes against Ashley Rivera for control of the ball in the first half of a CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament soccer match Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Mexico opens qualifying with 6-0 victory over Puerto Rico

    FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Maribel Dominguez scored three goals and Mexico defeated Puerto Rico 6-0 to open the CONCACAF women’s Olympic qualifying tournament on Wednesday.

  • Lauren Jackson to wait until March to decide on Rio Games

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Former WNBA MVP Lauren Jackson will wait until March to make a final decision on whether to play in her fifth Olympics for Australia.

  • US women’s national soccer team to be briefed on Zika virus

    The U.S. women’s national soccer team was scheduled to be briefed Tuesday night on the developing Zika virus crisis in Latin America, a day before the start of the CONCACAF Olympic qualification tournament in Texas.

  • Paris secures 8m euros in sponsorship deals for Olympic bid

    PARIS (AP) — Paris ramped up its bid for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, securing about 8 million euros ($8.9 million) in four sponsorship deals and presenting its Eiffel Tower-shaped logo in a ceremony on the Champs Elysees.

  • United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann, left, congratulates Jozy Altidore as Altidore leaves the exhibition soccer game against Canada during the second half Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Carson, Calif. Altidore scored the game-winning goal. The United States won 1-0. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Morris, US youth gain valuable experience before busy year

    CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Morris made his ninth appearance for the United States last Friday, which gave him nine more games for the national team than as a professional.