Olympics

9:42 PM ET Associated Press Scales should be banned from children’s gyms. Parents should be permitted to watch. Rules of acceptable behavior should be posted on gym walls with a toll-free line to report violations. They may sound like basic safety precautions for children in sport, but they don’t exist on a blanket scale in
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4:42 PM ET Associated Press TAMPERE, Finland — Finland got back to winning ways at the world ice hockey championship when it beat Britain 6-0, while Germany beat Italy 9-4 in the highest-scoring game of the tournament on Friday. Montreal Canadiens forward Joel Armia was among six different players to score for host Finland, while
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7:04 PM ET Associated Press TAMPERE, Finland — Canada was on the ice until nearly midnight to extend its perfect start at the world hockey championships by beating Kazakhstan 6-3 after a fire at the rink played havoc with the schedule on Thursday. A small fire at the Helsinki Ice Hall set off the alarms
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5:22 AM ET Russian artistic gymnast Ivan Kuliak has been handed a one-year ban for displaying the letter “Z” on his outfit during an event in Qatar in March, the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) said. Kuliak, 20, who won bronze in the parallel bars at the Apparatus World Cup in Doha, displayed the letter as
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4:34 PM ET Associated Press TAMPERE, Finland — Austria pulled off a major upset at the ice hockey world championship on Tuesday, stunning the Czech Republic 2-1 as it prevailed in a penalty shootout. It was Austria’s first victory over the Czechs at a major tournament. Austria’s Peter Schneider was the only player to convert
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5:20 PM ET ESPN News Services TAMPERE, Finland — Sakari Manninen scored and added two assists as host Finland defeated the United States 4-1 to keep a perfect record at the ice hockey world championship on Monday. After Nashville Predators forward Mikael Granlund gave Finland a 1-0 lead on a power play in the opening
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8:10 AM ET Sakshi Malik defeated Sonam Malik and sealed her place in the Indian team for the Commonwealth Games while Vinesh Phogat did just enough against Antim to emerge winner in the 53kg category trials on Monday. Sonam, who recovered from a left leg injury, had defeated 2016 Olympic bronze medallist at the WFI
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12:59 PM ET Associated Press TAMPERE, Finland — Luke Hughes scored with 1:57 left in overtime to complete a United States comeback from two goals down to edge Austria 3-2 at the ice hockey world championships on Sunday. Benjamin Nissner scored in the first period and Paul Huber added another early in the second to
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5:00 PM ET ESPN News Services TAMPERE, Finland — Host Finland recovered from a first-period scare to defeat Latvia 2-1 for a second victory in two games at the ice hockey world championship on Saturday. Nashville Predators forward Mikael Granlund, less than a week removed from being eliminated in the NHL postseason back in North
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1:40 PM ET Associated Press GENEVA — With boxing’s status at the Olympics in doubt, the IOC was not impressed on Saturday with the leadership election of the sport’s governing body which was stripped of recognition in 2019. International Boxing Association members re-elected their Russian president Umar Kremlev by acclamation two days after the only
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5:09 PM ET Associated Press HELSINKI, Finland — Pierre-Luc Dubois scored twice and led defending champion Canada to a 5-3 victory over Germany in their opening game at the world ice hockey championship on Friday. Cole Sillinger and Dubois scored from the slot in the first period of the Group A game in Helsinki. Germany
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2:54 AM ET Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has withdrawn the country’s national basketball teams from international competition for the next two years, directly violating the non-interference statutes set out by FIBA. On Thursday, a statement from the office of Nigeria’s Sports Minister Sunday Dare read: “Following the unending crises that have plagued and nearly crippled
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11:25 AM ET Associated Press GENEVA — The challenger to the Russian incumbent in the presidential election at the troubled International Boxing Association was ruled ineligible Thursday, a day before the vote. Dutch boxing federation president Boris van der Vorst was taken out of Friday’s election by an independent candidate vetting panel after an investigation
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10:26 AM ET Great Britain’s three-time Olympic champion Adam Peaty will not participate at next month’s swimming world championships in Budapest after fracturing a bone in his foot, the 27-year-old said on Wednesday. Peaty, an eight-time world champion and holder of the 50 metre and 100m breastroke titles, said he suffered the injury in the
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