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Federal officials investigate sex abuse in US Olympic organizations

Feds looking into how NGOs handled sex-abuse allegationsA proposed bill would strengthen congressional oversightFederal investigators are looking into the way the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee and national governin...

Federal officials investigate sex abuse in US Olympic organizations

Source: theguardian.com

Organizations failed to protect Olympic gymnasts from abuse: report Organizations that should have protected female athletes from sexual abuse by Olympics gymnastic doctor Larry Nassar dropped the ball, leading a congressional examination to describe the failure as a “cover-up,” a report on Tuesday said. “Whether it was a criminal cover-up remains ...
01:48, 07/31/2019

Report: DOJ investigating FBI, Olympic organizations' handling of sex abuse complaints The Department of Justice is looking at how several Olympic organizations handled sexual abuse complaints, according to the Wall Street Journal.       ...
01:32, 09/14/2019

U.S. attorneys general investigate clergy abuse Attorneys general across the U.S. are eyeing church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations (June 11)        ...
12:48, 06/11/2019

Former federal prosecutor to investigate Jussie Smollett case In a move widely expected to revive the national media spotlight on hate crime allegations made by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, a Chicago judge on Friday announced the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate how local prosecutors handled the TV actor's case....
13:48, 08/24/2019

Reports: The Justice Department Is Investigating Sex Abuse In The Olympic Movement The Wall Street Journal reported today that the U.S. Department of Justice has launched criminal investigations into sexual abuse across multiple U.S. Olympic organizations as well as “potential financial and business misconduct throughout the U.S. Olympic system.” Other news outlets later reported ...
05:48, 09/15/2019

Authorities investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular destination for school field trips....
22:16, 06/05/2019

Sexual abuse and misconduct claims in US Olympic sports rise by 55% in 2019 SafeSport faces funding questions as case load rises sharplyCenter now receiving 239 reports a month, up 55% from 2018The US Center for SafeSport is fielding 55% more reports of sex abuse and other misconduct in 2019 than it did last year, leading to an increasingly urgent debate over who should pro...
04:18, 09/18/2019

Senate inquiry: U.S. Olympic Committee failed to protect athletes from sex abuse A new congressional report Tuesday laid blame on the United States Olympic Committee and Federal Bureau of Investigation for years of sexual assaults by former physician Larry Nassar against young gymnasts....
20:48, 07/30/2019

Girl Who Made Abuse Claim Is Sexually Assaulted by the Detective Sent to Investigate The investigator, Neil David Kimball, pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl he met when she reported a sexual assault to the authorities....
02:16, 07/17/2019

Training helps law enforcement investigate animal abuse and prevent violent crimes TUCSON – The Pima County Sheriff’s Department and the Humane Society of the United States held a training course Friday to help officers investigate animal abuse and prevent violent crimes. 90 law enforcement officers attended the training from across Southern Arizona. Pima County detect...
10:48, 08/24/2019

Group founded to address child sex abuse in Olympic sports struggling to manage its caseload The Colorado-based organization founded to address the issue of sexual abuse in Olympic sports at the youth level is fielding 55 percent more reports of misconduct this year than in 2018....
04:16, 09/18/2019

US Olympic officials reprimand but don't punish Pan-Am Games protesters Gwen Berry, Race Imboden each get 12 months of probationBoth athletes will be eligible for next summer’s Tokyo GamesThe letter went to the two protesters. The message was meant for a much wider audience.The CEO of the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee sent letters of reprimand to hammer thrower Gw...
01:48, 08/21/2019

FBI and Dominican Republic Officials Investigate Tourist Deaths The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with authorities in the Dominican Republic to investigate the recent deaths of several Americans at resorts in the Caribbean tourist destination....
06:32, 06/19/2019

U.S. Olympic officials reprimand but don't otherwise punish athletes who protested Fencer Race Imboden and hammer thrower Gwen Berry received letters from the USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland after they protested during Pan Am Games.       ...
13:48, 08/21/2019

Epstein accuser sues estate as officials investigate his apparent suicide The fight over Epstein’s estate has begun taking shape, with a woman filing a lawsuit Wednesday claiming he raped her when she was a teenager in 2002....
09:00, 08/15/2019

El Paso shooting: 21-year-old suspect in custody as officials investigate possible hate crime Officials investigating whether suspect wrote a ‘manifesto’ ahead of mass shooting that left at least 20 people dead and two dozen injuredA mass shooting at a Walmart in the Texas border city of El Paso that has left 20 people dead and 26 injured is being investigated as a possible hate crime, Texas...
07:32, 08/04/2019

Jerry Falwell asks FBI to investigate alleged 'criminal conspiracy' against him by former Liberty U officials Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. said he's asked the FBI to investigate a "criminal conspiracy" against him that he alleges has been orchestrated by disgruntled former board members and employees of the evangelical Christian college....
22:16, 09/11/2019

South Korea demands Olympic officials ban Japan's 'Rising Sun' flag at 2020 games South Korea on Wednesday formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban Japan's "Rising Sun" flag from next year's Tokyo Olympics, comparing it to a Nazi swastika and deeming it an offensive reminder of colonial atrocities. ...
20:01, 09/11/2019

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm Morrison & Foerster’s, according to a source fami...
12:48, 06/12/2019

26th horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack in California, officials investigate possible safety protocol breach Lawmakers and advocacy groups on Tuesday renewed calls for an investigation and halt to horseracing at a Southern California track where a racehorse euthanized Sunday marked the facility's third death in just nine days and 26th fatality since December....
16:32, 05/28/2019

R. Kelly Learns the Date He’s to Face the Music on Federal Sex Abuse Charges in Chicago R. Kelly’s federal trial in Chicago on charges he sexually abused girls and paid off witnesses and victims to rig his 2008 child pornography trial is set to begin in April of next year, a federal judge decided Wednesday....
09:32, 09/05/2019

Federal US officials question JetSmarter customers JetSmarter customers are now being questioned by the FBI and officials from the U.S. Attorney's office. This follows a CNBC investigation that found JetSmarter's financial losses and concerns about security and drugs on the company's flights. CNBC's Robert Frank reports....
19:32, 04/28/2019

Football officials meet with Twitter over racist abuse Officials from the Premier League, Football League and Football Association (FA) have met with Twitter over what can be done to crack down on racist abuse suffered by a number of players this season....
14:49, 09/22/2019

Federal officials: Upcoming wildfire season could be even worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
15:16, 06/15/2019

More than 40 charged in federal court from Mississippi ICE raid, but no company officials So far, more than 40 arrest warrants have been filed in federal court resulting from the Aug. 7 immigration raid.        ...
09:16, 08/18/2019

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
20:00, 06/15/2019

Officials Ignored ‘Clear Evidence’ of Abuse by Ohio State Doctor The State Medical Board of Ohio investigated accusations against Richard H. Strauss, but they fell into a “black hole” without the doctor ever being penalized....
23:48, 08/30/2019

Federal officials foil Los Angeles terror plot involving veteran Federal officials arrested a U.S. Army veteran suspected of planning to detonate multiple improvised explosive devices throughout Southern California, law enforcement sources said Monday....
22:48, 04/29/2019

‘This Ain’t Your Mother’s Marijuana.’ Federal Health Officials Issue National Warning on Pot (WASHINGTON) — Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Surgeon General Jerome ...
09:16, 08/30/2019

Friend of Dayton shooter bought firearm parts for him, federal officials say On Monday, federal officials announced charges against a friend of the gunman who killed nine people on Aug. 4 in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio.        ...
09:00, 08/13/2019

Federal Reserve officials were divided on whether to cut rates, meeting minutes show The president pressured Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome H. Powell to make deeper rate cuts, but most Fed officials want to see more data before rolling out further reductions....
01:48, 08/22/2019

'Inexcusable failure': Chicago schools mishandled sex abuse claims, federal probe finds An investigation by the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights found that Chicago Public Schools mishandled sex abuse claims.        ...
04:48, 09/13/2019

How organizations can better defend against DNS attacks DNS has become a primary target for cyberattacks, causing downtime and financial loss for many businesses, according to a new report from EfficientIP....
19:32, 06/18/2019

How organizations can make the most of machine learning At the 2019 SAP SAPPHIRE NOW conference, Markus Noga spoke with TechRepublic about which companies should use machine learning, and best practices for execution....
19:48, 05/10/2019

Cybercrime organizations work just like any other business: Here's what they do each day Researchers from IBM and Google described how cybercriminal groups operate, and often mimic the behavior of companies, including the one you might work for....
21:48, 05/06/2019

Fundraiser benefiting local firefighting organizations TUCSON – A fundraiser benefiting firefighters of Southern Arizona was held at the JW Marriott Starr Pass on Friday, September 20. The annual “Fiest de los Bomberos” fundraiser event raises money to go to The Greater Tucson Fire Foundation and The National Fallen Firefighters Associ...
09:48, 09/21/2019

New York Knows Its Arts Organizations Have a Diversity Problem. Now What? The city asked cultural institutions, including museums and performing arts centers, to draw up plans to make their staff and board members more diverse....
01:16, 07/30/2019

96% of organizations run into problems with AI and machine learning projects Companies face issues with training data quality and labeling when launching AI and machine learning initiatives, according to a Dimensional Research report....
17:16, 05/24/2019

Accused Capital One Hacker May Have Breached Over 30 Other Organizations The Capital One data breach is believed to have exposed the personally identifiable information of more than 100 million customers in both the U.S. and Canada. But a new court filing claims the alleged hacker behind the breach, Paige Thompson, may have stolen data from more than 30 other organizatio...
20:00, 08/15/2019

How to Give a Portion of Your Amazon Purchases to Pro-Choice Organizations If you’re an Amazon customer and you’re disgusted with the onslaught of six-week abortion bans being signed into law, you can set your account to directly support pro-choice organizations....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Why Good Organizations Know How To Handle Players Like Antonio Brown Jimmy Farris spent six seasons in the NFL as a receiver with the 49ers, the Patriots, the Falcons, Washington, and the Jaguars. He won a ring in Super Bowl 36, when he signed with New England just before the playoffs. As an undrafted rookie in 2001, Farris had an up-close look at the dynamic between...
03:00, 09/10/2019

How organizations face risks by relying too much on cloud vendors for security Many enterprises are too dependent on cloud vendors to secure their critical online data rather than adopting security as a shared responsibility, according to a survey from CyberArk....
21:16, 06/27/2019

NYC’s arts and cultural organizations beg for cash as execs pocket millions As New York City’s arts and cultural organizations beg for more taxpayer funding, they pay millions in pay and perks to their execs. Spending is particularly wild at the Bronx Zoo. John Calvelli, the executive vice president for public affairs at the Wildlife Conservation Society, the organization t...
02:32, 05/26/2019

De Blasio makes push for more diversity at city cultural organizations The head of the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs conceded Tuesday that major cultural institutions are still falling well short of meeting Mayor Bill de Blasio’s goals for fielding diverse workforces, but his agency has no immediate plans to go ahead with previous threats by yanking funding ove...
15:01, 09/18/2019

2 Canadian organizations invited to G7 Women Summit in Paris, France The London Abused Women's Centre and Truro, Nova Scotia's Persons Against Non-State Torture have been invited to the Women 7 (W7) Summit in Paris, France. ...
05:32, 05/02/2019

Sen. Thom Tillis: Iran funnels hundreds of millions into terrorist organizations Sen. Thom Tillis, R, N.C., Wednesday defended recent action taken by President Trump in response to "credible threats" from Iran and spoke out against the country's state-sponsored terrorism....
00:00, 05/16/2019

Pinterest to direct vaccine searches to health organizations to combat misinformation Social media sites have been trying to combat the spread of misinformation about vaccines. Pinterest previously tried blocking all searches for vaccines with mixed results....
23:48, 08/28/2019

DOJ investigating 'non-governmental organizations and individuals' as part of 'broad' probe into surveillance abuses As part of its ongoing review into potential misconduct by U.S. and foreign intelligence agencies during the 2016 presidential campaign, the Justice Department revealed Monday it is also reviewing the activities of "non-governmental organizations and individuals" as part of a "broad" and "multifacet...
23:16, 06/10/2019

Meet Panda, an illicit cryptocurrency mining crew terrorizing organizations worldwide Cybersecurity researchers have profiled a hacking crew named “Panda” believed to have amassed roughly $90,000 worth of cryptocurrency via remote access tools (RATs) and illicit mining malware. The Cisco Talos Intelligence Group noted that while Panda isn’t exactly sophisticated, it has persisted as ...
05:17, 09/19/2019

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
23:32, 06/13/2019

Trump officials look to fix California homeless problem, state officials say back off Trump officials are in California assessing ways to tackle the state's homelessness crisis, but some local officials and experts are skeptical.        ...
06:48, 09/11/2019

Okay, So Breakdancing Might Really Become an Olympic Sport Hip-hop’s cultural impact is undeniable and it appears that it’s one step closer to infiltrating what was once considered unimaginable—the Olympics....
21:16, 06/26/2019

Cat back on the prowl for more Olympic gold Cat Osterman does not wake up every morning in a cold sweat thinking about the gold medal the United States women's softball team lost 11 years ago at the Beijing Olympics but then again she has never forgotten about it either....
09:00, 08/11/2019

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
16:32, 07/09/2019

Olympic Games Are Getting More Competitive for Advertisers The Olympic Games remain advertising gold—so much so that exclusive sponsorship deals are becoming much costlier for the world’s most powerful companies....
16:00, 06/25/2019

What would you sacrifice for an Olympic gold medal? How much would Olympians give up to guarantee a gold medal? The post What would you sacrifice for an Olympic gold medal? appeared first on Boxing News....
05:16, 09/23/2019

Olympic Boxing Remains In Crisis The Olympics are a bureaucratic rat’s nest, with national governing bodies, international governing bodies, host cities, various Olympic committees, and other assorted grifters jockeying for influence and money while also trying to put on the largest international sports spectacle in existence. One ...
22:16, 05/22/2019

U.S. Olympic Committee changes name to recognize Paralympians Organization votes to change name to United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in order 'to create an inclusive environment for Team USA athletes,' CEO Sarah Hirshland says....
08:00, 06/21/2019

Schumer wants FBI to investigate FaceApp, DNC warns against using it: Here's what you need to know Sen. Chuck Schumer has asked the FBI and FTC to investigate the popular FaceApp app, which lets people see what they'll look like when they're old. Here's what you need to know about it....
16:32, 07/18/2019

These Rape Victims Had to Sue to Get the Police to Investigate As more women come forward to report sexual assault, some say law enforcement has failed them. ‘There was no collection of evidence,’ one victim said. ‘Except off my body.’...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Former SEC regulators explain how they would investigate the GE accusations After a bombshell accusation from Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos regarding GE's accounting, GE CEO Culp is defending the struggling company calling it stock manipulation. Jacob Frenkel, a former Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement lawyer, and Harvey Pitt, former SEC chairman a...
21:00, 08/19/2019

FAA will investigate whether two U.S. airports discriminated against Chick-fil-A The FAA is investigating whether airports in Buffalo and San Antonio denied Chick-fil-A because of religious beliefs.        ...
02:48, 05/26/2019

EU to investigate Amazon over use of sellers' data The EU's competition regulator is to investigate the use of sellers' data by Amazon - the latest big multinational firm to face pressure over exploitation of customer information....
16:48, 07/17/2019

Police Investigate After Boy, 2, Shoot Himself In Danville BOYLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials in Boyle County are investigating after a toddler shot himself in the foot. Authorities said the shooting happened just before midnight on JE Woods Drive in Danville. Police say the 2-year-old was being cared for by a family member when the boy shot himse...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Schumer calls on FBI, FTC to investigate FaceApp The viral photo-aging Faceapp might soon be under investigation for privacy concerns. Veuer's Susana Victoria Perez has more.       ...
19:16, 07/18/2019

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergey Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee is to investigate allegations that nine of its members – including the pole vaulter Sergey Bubka and the Olympic swimming champion Alexander Popov – were bri...
17:16, 07/05/2019

The Latest: IOC says up to 82 voters for 2026 Olympic ballot LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the 2026 Olympics vote (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The IOC says 83 members are eligible to vote for the 2026 Winter Games host, though President Thomas Bach will abstain. That leaves 82 voters, including the Emir of Qatar and the Princess Royal of Britain...
12:16, 06/24/2019

‘You ain’t seen the last of me.’ Gonzalez stuns Olympic star Ramirez Nigel Collins was ringside to see the undoing of two-weight Olympic champion Robeisy Ramirez The post ‘You ain’t seen the last of me.’ Gonzalez stuns Olympic star Ramirez appeared first on Boxing News....
20:21, 08/12/2019

Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 "Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships."...
15:16, 05/17/2019

Olympic champ Harrison looks to win big, grow upstart PFL Kayla Harrison made an Army veteran tap out and moved closer to cashing in on the richest fight of her pro career: her search for gold over, Harrison can stake her claim to $1 million in the PFL Championship....
14:16, 07/12/2019

Former Olympic champion Pearson retires from athletics "World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, Australia\u0027s most successful track athlete of her generation, gave up on her bid for a swansong at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and retired on Tuesday."...
01:48, 08/07/2019

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man in Sardinia Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
22:16, 07/09/2019

Laugher looking to claim more Olympic bling in Tokyo "Taking the negatives and turning them into positives is all part of the ups and downs of an Olympic cycle, according to Rio 2016 gold and silver medallist Jack Laugher."...
21:48, 07/26/2019

'All I want is to go': five young athletes on their dreams of Olympic glory It’s exactly a year until the torch is lit at the Tokyo Olympics. Here, five hopefuls reveal some of the sacrifices they’ve made in the pursuit of a priceless place in Team GBLina, 23, grew up in east London. She recently switched from 400m to hurdles Continue reading......
16:32, 07/21/2019

Hayter reassesses ambitions as Olympic bid comes into view "Rising cycling star Ethan Hayter says his focus will soon switch back to the track and the Tokyo Olympics next year after a strong showing at the Tour de Yorkshire."...
18:32, 05/06/2019

India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is hoping to focus entirely on her running as she builds toward the Tokyo Olympics....
17:48, 08/22/2019

Mixed Events Shake Up Olympic Sailing Pressured by gender-equity mandates from the I.O.C., sailing took major steps to upgrade its program, adding races that had not been part of the sport before....
18:16, 08/04/2019

Former Olympic kayaker Ferguson to defend America's Cup Former Olympic swimmer and kayaker Steven Ferguson has become the latest top-class athlete to join Team New Zealand as they confirmed their squad for the defense of the America's Cup in 2021 in Auckland....
09:16, 06/27/2019

8 states, D.C. to investigate Facebook over antitrust concerns New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Friday she's leading a coalition of several states that will investigate social media giant Facebook for possible antitrust violations....
22:16, 09/06/2019

Russians investigate plane fire that killed 41 The plane that burst into flames while making an emergency landing at a Moscow airport, killing 41 of the 78 people on board, was without radio communications because of a lightning strike. Investigation continues. (May 6)        ...
22:16, 05/06/2019

El Salvador to launch commission to investigate corruption Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele is planning by early September to fulfill a campaign vow to launch an independent commission to investigate corruption, similar to a U.N.-backed body in Guatemala that brought down that country's last president....
17:16, 08/09/2019

PM's Office Asks CBI To Investigate Impersonation Case Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate an alleged case of impersonation wherein the name of PMO has been misused for committing financial......
21:48, 07/29/2019

EU set to investigate Apple over Spotify's competition claims The European Union might just believe that Spotify's complaint against Apple has some merit. Financial Times sources have claimed that EU competition commissioners have decided to launch an antitrust investigation into allegations that Apple unfairl......
01:32, 05/06/2019

Papua New Guinea to investigate terms of UBS loan Papua New Guinea will start preliminary hearings on Sept. 19 into the terms of a A$1.2 billion ($810.5 million) loan from Swiss bank UBS used for an ill-fated government investment in the gas sector, the inquiry's chairman said on Monday....
18:48, 09/03/2019

U.S. authorities investigate deaths at veterans hospital U.S. authorities are investigating suspicious deaths at a veterans hospital in West Virginia, the Veterans Affairs department said on Tuesday, and a U.S. senator said the probe may involve up to 11 deaths....
12:32, 08/28/2019

U.N. adopts resolution to investigate Philippine drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council voted Thursday to investigate the thousands of deaths connected to the Philippines' ongoing war on drugs, attracting swift condemnation from the Duterte administration....
06:48, 07/12/2019

Cambridge University to investigate its links to slavery Britain’s University of Cambridge plans to investigate its links to the trans-Atlantic slave trade with a two-year study that will recommend ways to acknowledge and address the impact of the university’s involvement...
10:16, 04/30/2019

| Verstappen wins Austrian GP as stewards investigate Max Verstappen won the Austrian GP after overtaking Charles Leclerc's Ferrari in the closing laps with the stewards announcing an inquiry into the manoeuvre....
18:16, 06/30/2019

Lexington Police Investigate Double Shooting LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– An investigation is underway after two people were shot Tuesday morning. It happened around 5 a.m. near the intersection of Charles Avenue and Oak Street. Police found two men with gunshot wounds and they were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. A...
12:16, 05/28/2019

Pelosi Suggests Using ‘Impeachment as a Purpose’ to Investigate During a news conference, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that House Democrats could use an impeachment inquiry as a way to obtain documents and testimony from Trump administration officials....
16:32, 05/17/2019

Police investigate after US flag removed during protest DENVER (AP) — Police say they will be reviewing any available video to help them identify protesters who trespassed and pulled down the American flag in front of an immigration detention center in suburban Denver, tried to burn it and replaced it with a Mexican flag. Friday night’s protest in Aurora...
03:16, 07/15/2019

Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat says the federal government must do more to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic. Sen. Chuck Schumer says he’s asked the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to step in to lend investigative su...
08:16, 06/30/2019

Schulz: love wave pools but Olympic surfing should be at sea American surfer Kevin Schulz loves wave pools but he's on firm ground when it comes to his opinion on surfing at the Olympics: it should always be in the ocean....
18:48, 07/30/2019

Tokyo Olympic stadium 90% finished, to open in December With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of the Games, is 90% completed and will open its doors for the first time in December....
12:32, 07/03/2019

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and controversies. DW was in Berlin to capture the band's live show....
16:48, 06/26/2019

IOC: India's back in the running to host Olympic events The International Olympic Committee lifted a ban Thursday that's kept India from bidding for Olympic events, after its government promised to grant visas to all athletes competing at such competitions....
00:32, 06/22/2019

JOC gets new leader in wake of Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal TOKYO (AP) — A former gold medalist has been elected to lead the Japanese Olympic Committee, which is mired in a scandal that forced the former president to step aside in an alleged vote-buying scheme to land next year’s Tokyo Games. Yasuhiro Yamashita was chosen Thursday to take over for Tsun...
13:32, 06/27/2019

Olympic chief sympathizes with Semenya, respects CAS decision Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Saturday he had sympathy for Caster Semenya but respected the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)'s decision that means the South African athlete will have to reduce her testosterone levels to compete....
10:48, 05/04/2019

IOC to change process of Olympic bid races, host elections LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC is changing how and when it picks Olympic hosts, and will approach candidates who can be from multiple cities or countries. Stung by losing recent public votes in Europe and Canada, the International Olympic Committee says possible bidders could need to win a ref...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Injury forces former Olympic champion Pearson to retire World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, the most successful Australian track athlete of her generation, gave up on her dream of a swansong at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and retired on Tuesday....
15:16, 08/06/2019

Athletics-India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is hoping to focus entirely on her running as she builds towards the Tokyo Olympics....
20:16, 08/22/2019

Olympic official reassures sports federations about cuts TOKYO (AP) — An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations who are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as “decoration” but federations view as “essential.” Christophe Dubi, the executive di...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Former Olympic silver medalist jailed for drug dealing Two-time Olympic cycling silver medalist Jack Bobridge has been jailed for more than four years after being found guilty of dealing drugs following his retirement after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games       ...
06:48, 07/05/2019

Olympic silver medallist Parrot says he has beaten cancer "Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medallist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Games event in Norway in August."...
19:48, 07/30/2019

Milan Olympic bid promoter is convicted of doctoring paperwork The mayor who successfully championed Milan's bid to win the 2026 Winter Olympics has been convicted of fiddling paperwork in his previous role as head of the 2015 Milan Expo world fair, a court ruled on Friday....
14:48, 07/05/2019

Paddle surfing still plotting Olympic course despite ownership dispute Paddle surfers could yet be racing for gold medals down the River Seine at the 2024 Olympics if a row over who controls the sport is resolved soon, the head of the Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP) believes....
21:48, 05/18/2019

McIlroy chooses Ireland over Britain for Olympic golf Rory McIlroy is "most likely" to play next year's Olympic golf in Tokyo and would represent Ireland rather than Britain, the Northern Irishman said on Tuesday....
03:00, 05/15/2019

McLaughlin upstages Olympic champion Muhammad in Oslo World junior record holder Sydney McLaughlin upstaged Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad to win the women's 400 meters hurdles race at the Bislett Games on Thursday....
02:48, 06/14/2019

‘Unique and Exquisite’ 2022 Olympic Mascots Revealed (BEIJING) — A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing. The mascots were revealed Tuesday at a ceremony at the Shougang Ice Hockey Arena in the Chinese capital. Beijing Mayor Chen Jining described them as adorable, ...
04:32, 09/19/2019

Boxing chief criticizes IOC comments on Olympic competition The head of the international boxing federation has criticized IOC president Thomas Bach's comments that Olympic officials could organize the Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament if the sport's federation can't get its affairs in order        ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Japan speculates over identity of final Olympic torchbearer With the Tokyo Olympics less than a year away, speculation is growing in Japan over who will be the final torchbearer to light the cauldron in the new Olympic Stadium, in the traditional ritual that begins every Games....
04:48, 08/22/2019

USA sevens sparkle at Twickenham to secure Olympic spot Eagles and Fiji ensure qualification for Tokyo Games next yearCoach Mike Friday: ‘I’m so proud and pleased for all the boys’ USA have become the first men’s rugby sevens team to qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year, after winning their three games on day one of the London Sevens at Twick...
20:48, 05/25/2019

Biathlon: Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships....
14:32, 05/17/2019

Sosa rolls by TKO; Olympic star Ramirez upset Jason Sosa floored Haskell Lydell Rhodes three times in a dominating seventh-round knockout win on Saturday, and featherweight Adan Gonzales scored a massive upset over two-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez....
07:32, 08/11/2019

My Night: Deontay Wilder reflects on his Olympic adventure After just 18 months and 21 amateur bouts behind him, Deontay Wilder explains how he ended up on the rostrum The post My Night: Deontay Wilder reflects on his Olympic adventure appeared first on Boxing News....
21:16, 08/13/2019

Tweddle: Whitlock is ready to make Olympic history - again "Retired gymnast Beth Tweddle has backed double Olympic champion Max Whitlock to repeat his historic performance in Rio as the countdown to Tokyo 2020 draws ever nearer."...
18:32, 07/26/2019

Olympic ice dance bronze medalists Shibutanis sitting out COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Olympic bronze medalists and two-time U.S. champions Maia and Alex Shibutani will sit out another season. The siblings did not compete in the 2018-19 season after finishing third in ice dance at the Pyeongchang Olympics. They have decided to also skip next season. The ...
19:16, 05/24/2019

Armani unveils Italian Olympic team uniforms during MFW Giorgio Armani put a sporty accent on Day 2 of Milan Fashion Week, with an Emporio Armani collection that accented active wear. And he introduced his fifth official uniform for the Italian Olympic and Paralympic teams competing in Japan next year....
00:00, 06/16/2019

Sayers to be presented with Olympic bronze at Anniversary Games "Goldie Sayers will receive her Olympic bronze medal in front of a home crowd at the Anniversary Games more than ten years after throwing a British record in Beijing."...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Olympic legends deny taking bribes for Rio de Janeiro bid Ukraine's Sergey Bubk and Russia's Alexander Popov have said allegations against them relating to Rio's successful 2016 bid are false. Popov said he did not even vote for the Brazilian city, which beat Madrid....
01:48, 07/06/2019

Girardi to manage Team USA at Olympic baseball qualifier Four-time World Series champion Joe Girardi will manage Team USA at an Olympic qualifying tournament in November, hoping to guide the squad to a spot at the 2002 Summer Games in Tokyo....
16:16, 08/08/2019

2012 Olympic silver medalist disqualified for steroid use LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic canoe silver medalist Jevgenij Shuklin has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The International Olympic Committee says the Lithuanian has been stripped of his result in the canoe sprint C-1 200-meter class after testing positive for the ster...
16:48, 06/12/2019

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo "Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collection -- an Olympic gold medal."...
21:16, 05/14/2019

Franklin hitting form when it matters in Olympic countdown "Riding waves is Mallory Franklin\u0027s day job but the slalom canoeist feels she\u0027s clambering on the crest of form at just the right time ahead of next year\u0027s Olympics in Tokyo."...
18:32, 07/26/2019

CAS lifts Olympic ban on former Russian Sports Minister Mutko The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to exclude former Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko from taking part in the Olympic Games, court documents published on Thursday showed....
12:32, 07/11/2019

A different era: Oda wins Japan's first Olympic gold in 1928 It's been over 90 years since Japan won its first Olympic gold medal and Asia's first individual gold       ...
08:00, 07/19/2019

U.N. to investigate accusations that Russia, Syria are targeting hospitals The frequency of attacks has given rise to suspicions that Russia is using coordinates supplied by the United Nations to hit civilian infrastructure....
18:16, 08/02/2019

The Latest: Texas Rangers to investigate police shooting BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of a police shooting of a Houston-area woman (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Baytown police have called in the Texas Rangers to perform the investigation of the shooting of a 44-year-old Houston-area woman by a Baytown police officer. In a statement...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Senators ask FTC to investigate how social networks curate content Republican politicians are taking their allegations of tech industry bias to regulators. Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley have sent a letter to the FTC asking it to investigate how companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter curate content. These......
18:00, 07/15/2019

The many problems with Trump’s legal claim that Congress can’t investigate him On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has no right to investigate a president....
11:16, 05/16/2019

Police Investigate After Puppy Found Dead In Bag, 2 Others Abandoned McCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in far western Kentucky were investigating after one puppy was found dead in a bag and two others were abandoned. Officials said someone recently made the sad discovery at Metropolis Ferry Landing in Paducah. LEX 18 was told the surviving two dogs were i...
14:48, 06/10/2019

Cops investigate possible sexual assault in Stuy Town A woman was choked unconscious and possibly sexually assaulted in an early Saturday attack downtown, police said. The victim, 20, was walking near Stuyvesant Town at about 5:15 a.m. when a man came up from behind. The attacker grabbed her and choked the woman until she passed out, officials said. Wh...
18:16, 06/29/2019

Italians investigate blindfolding of teenage US murder suspect Photograph of Gabriel Hjorth, 18, at police barracks compared to Guantánamo Bay imagesItalian police have opened an investigation after photographs emerged showing an American teenager blindfolded and handcuffed shortly after he was arrested on suspicion of killing an officer.A photo of 18-year-old ...
20:48, 07/28/2019

NTSB to investigate in Alaska after deadly plane crash ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A team of federal accident investigators is expected to arrive in Alaska Tuesday to try to piece together what caused a deadly midair collision between two sightseeing planes. Four people were killed after the floatplanes carrying cruise ship tourists collided Monday near th...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippine President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 have been killed by police, but rights groups think the number is much higher....
09:32, 07/08/2019

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrust rules, the European Commission said on Wednesday....
12:00, 07/17/2019

Police investigate 2nd suspicious fire at rabbi’s home ARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts are investigating a second suspicious fire at a rabbi’s home in less than a week, and trying to determine if a fire at another rabbi’s home in a nearby town is connected. Acting Arlington Police Chief Julie Flaherty said officers and f...
19:16, 05/17/2019

Chinese police investigate FedEx package containing handgun Police in Southeast China's Fujian province have launched an investigation after a FedEx parcel sent from the United States was found to contain a handgun, the latest Chinese-related problem to affect the U.S. package delivery firm....
16:16, 08/18/2019

British parliament to investigate reality TV shows after death Britain's parliamentary media committee has launched an investigation into the treatment of participants in reality TV shows after a man died shortly after appearing on an ITV program....
17:01, 05/15/2019

CBP to investigate secret border patrol Facebook group U.S. Customs and Border Protection has launched an investigation into reports of a secret Facebook group of thousands of former and current border agents where they made jokes about the deaths of migrants....
08:32, 07/02/2019

Chuck Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK — The Senate’s top Democrat called on the U.S. government Sunday to step up its efforts to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic and is asking the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to get involved. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said...
11:32, 06/30/2019

Police Investigate Overnight Shooting On Owsley Avenue LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is in the hospital and police are searching for suspects after a shooting in Lexington. It happened around 2:30 a.m. Thursday in the 300 block of Owsley Avenue. Police say a 61-year-old man awakened to knocks at his door. When he went to answer, four men kicked i...
12:32, 05/16/2019

U.K. Police Decline to Investigate Leak That Led to Minister’s Firing According to the police, a leak from Britain’s National Security Council that led to the dismissal of the defense secretary did not amount to a crime....
18:32, 05/04/2019

FTC urged by child advocates to investigate Amazon’s Alexa Consumer advocates say the kids’ version of Amazon’s Alexa won’t forget what children tell it, even after parents try to delete the conversations. A coalition of groups on Thursday is planning to ask the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether Amazon is holding onto childre...
08:48, 05/09/2019

Lexington Police Investigate Pair Of Armed Robberies LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police were investigating Saturday after two robberies were reported in the early morning hours. The first robbery was reported about 2:20 a.m. on Centre Parkway, near Tates Creek Elementary. Police say a man and woman were in their apartment when the woman&...
15:32, 05/04/2019

Arctic expedition to investigate 'epicentre of climate change' Scientists from 19 countries are preparing to embark on a year-long expedition to the Arctic, the longest project of its kind, to better understand global climate change....
23:48, 09/20/2019

Thom Tillis calls for Senate to investigate Fed independence Republican Sen. Thom Tillis is calling for the Senate Banking Committee to probe the Federal Reserve’s independence after a former agency official suggested the upcoming presidential election “falls within the Fed’s purview” as it considers whether to cut interest rates.Tillis, who is up for reelect...
23:48, 08/28/2019

Dominican police investigate attack on US woman at resort PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police in the Dominican Republic are investigating an attack on a U.S. tourist in Punta Cana that the woman recently made public on social media, detailing a vicious hours-long assault by a man she said was wearing the uniform of the all-inclusive resort. Police...
07:00, 06/01/2019

DA to investigate New York homeowner who it says shot, killed 2 would-be burglars The Oneida County District Attorney is investigating a 64-year-old homeowner in New York who shot and killed two attempted burglars with an unregistered gun on Tuesday....
03:48, 05/30/2019

Uzbekistan says it will investigate harassment of Western rights activist Uzbekistan pledged on Monday to investigate a verbal attack by several of its citizens on a visiting Human Rights Watch researcher after HRW said the incident showed independent activists remained under pressure in the country....
19:48, 06/17/2019

Researchers investigate spike in gray whale deaths At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year. NOAA declared it an “unusual mortality event”        ...
02:16, 06/02/2019

Dutch investigate KPN emergency service network outage The Netherlands launched an inquiry on Tuesday into a nationwide network outage at telecoms company KPN that knocked out emergency service numbers for nearly four hours....
16:00, 06/25/2019

US Education Department to investigate UNC Middle East event CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is investigating a conference on the Middle East held at the University of North Carolina after a legislator raised complaints that participants were biased against Israel. The conference titled “Conflict Over Gaza: People, Politics, an...
16:16, 06/18/2019

Authorities investigate death of Boy Scout on Arizona hike PICACHO PEAK, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy during a hike with a Boy Scouts troop in the Arizona desert. Pinal County sheriff’s officials say the group had water but ran out when they got to the top of a mountain Saturday and the teen began to exhibi...
06:00, 05/03/2019

New York Regulator to Investigate Exposure of Mortgage Documents The agency is using its authority under a new cybersecurity regulation to investigate a mistake by a title insurer that revealed a trove of sensitive data....
00:16, 05/30/2019

Arctic expedition to investigate 'epicenter of climate change' Scientists from 19 countries are preparing to embark on a year-long expedition to the Arctic, the longest project of its kind, to better understand global climate change....
21:00, 09/21/2019

Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr Democratic senators called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller report.Led by Senate Judiciary Committee member Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Democrats accuse Barr of misleading the public when he issued a four-page summary o...
14:16, 05/02/2019

US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales About 70 creatures found washed up on coast of North America but federal agency believes it is a small fraction of total fatalitiesUS government scientists have launched an investigation what has caused the deaths of an unusually high number of gray whales found washed up on the west coast of North ...
05:16, 06/01/2019

Trump won’t say if he’ll direct FBI to investigate death of Jamal Khashoggi Last week, an independent U.N. report on the killing found "credible evidence" to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
20:32, 06/23/2019

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him from a witness into a suspect....
19:48, 06/11/2019

Prosecutors investigate alleged chicken price-fixing U.S. prosecutors are investigating poultry processors over criminal allegations that they propped up prices through collusion.       ...
19:32, 06/26/2019

MIT to investigate research lab's ties to Epstein as director resigns Joi Ito exits after reports claim lab worked to hide extent of financier’s donationsThe president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has ordered an independent investigation of the ties between a prestigious research lab at the school and Jeffrey Epstein, the influential financier and conv...
02:16, 09/08/2019

Police investigate south side shooting and rollover TUCSON – Police are still piecing together a series of events that led to the death of a man on Tucson’s south side Wednesday night. It began with a shooting investigation near Valencia Road and 12th Avenue and ended in a rollover crash on Interstate 19. Just after 10 p.m., Tucson Police...
20:16, 06/13/2019

Uber braced for bumper tax bill as IRS and other countries investigate Taxi app firm’s ‘transfer pricing positions’ under examinationUS, UK, Netherlands and India reviewing company’s taxesUber is under investigation by US and foreign tax authorities, the company confirmed on Tuesday, saying it could face charges in key markets including the UK. Related: The gig is up: ...
18:16, 06/04/2019

House antitrust subcommittee will investigate internet competition The US government is about to intensify its scrutiny of tech giants. The House Antitrust Subcommittee has launched a bipartisan investigation that will gauge the level of competition in online markets. It's concerned that a "handful of gatekeepers"......
07:32, 06/04/2019

German prosecutors investigate spyware maker FinFisher Munich prosecutors have launched a probe into a company accused of illegally selling spy software, German media report. The FinFisher product was allegedly used against opposition protesters in Turkey....
10:00, 09/05/2019

Gillibrand says she wouldn't stand in way if her DOJ wanted to investigate Trump Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says if elected to the White House, she wouldn’t stand in the way if her Department of Justice wanted to investigate Donald Trump for obstruction of justice....
20:48, 06/14/2019

Police in Nebraska investigate attack as possible hate crime LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police in Lincoln, Nebraska, are investigating an assault on a Muslim woman as a possible hate crime. Police tell the Lincoln Journal Star that the 18-year-old victim was walking Wednesday night in west Lincoln when two white men approached her, made derogatory comments and thre...
01:16, 05/24/2019

Tesla to Investigate Car That Appeared to Burst Into Flames in Shanghai The fire, involving a Tesla sedan in a parking garage, left no one injured, the fire department said. The automaker said it had dispatched a team “at once.”...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Boxing Association says it is near bankruptcy, days before a decision to formally exclude the body from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. AIBA chief executive Tom Virgets has told board members it will be insolvent if International Olympic Committee members dere...
19:32, 06/19/2019

Surfing: Brazil fires warning shot in Olympic qualifier Powerhouse Brazil showed just what a threat it will be at surfing's Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, claiming gold and bronze in the men's division and silver in the women's to win top overall team honors at a qualifying competition in Japan....
04:32, 09/16/2019

Special Olympic Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S10+ will launch in July A web page posted by Japan's largest wireless carrier, NTT Docomo (via SamMobile), reveals that Samsung is offering a special Olympics Games Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S10+. The 2020 Summer Olympic games will be held in Tokyo, Japan next year from July 24th through August 9th. The special edition...
02:32, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Three years later, Sweden still talking trash about Rio Olympic win over U.S. women Their loss to Sweden in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics was the U.S. women's earliest exit at a major international tournament.       ...
01:48, 06/20/2019

Olympic champion cyclist Barker undergoes successful surgery "Britain\u0027s Olympic champion Elinor Barker has successfully undergone surgery after breaking her collarbone in Saturday\u0027s RideLondon Classique."...
19:32, 08/09/2019

IOC lifts suspension on India hosting Olympic sports events LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has lifted a suspension on India hosting Olympic-related sports events imposed in February after two athletes from Pakistan were denied visas to compete. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach says India’s government gave assurances that it w...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Olympic Champion David Rudisha Survives Car Crash In Kenya Kenyan middle-distance runner, Olympic champion and 800m world record holder David Rudisha is reportedly okay after sustaining minor injuries from a car crash in his home country, according to K24Tv....
23:16, 08/25/2019

Pan Am Games: After battling cancer Adrian fights for Olympic spot Having gained the upper hand in his battle with cancer, Nathan Adrian was at the Pan Am Games on Tuesday focused on a more familiar fight securing a spot on the United States 2020 Olympic swim team....
18:48, 08/07/2019

New funding figures leave Queensland 2032 Olympic bid in better shape Significant IOC contribution for Games is likelyOperating costs can be cost-neutral, says Brisbane mayorSouth-east Queensland’s bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games has received an unexpected shot in the arm after the IOC revealed it will likely provide far more funding than the AOC had originally bud...
11:00, 05/06/2019

'Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games' will feature three 'Dream Events' The Mario and Sonic series will feature three new "Dream Events" in its upcoming 2020 Tokyo edition. Nintendo offered a glimpse today at the three events in a trailer for the game, which will be released exclusively on Nintendo Switch this November.......
00:16, 09/17/2019

Double disqualification after heat shortens Olympic test event British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor Brown were both disqualified after they crossed the line together following the heat-affected test event for next year's Tokyo Olympics on Thursday....
13:32, 08/15/2019

2020 Olympic Games: Tokyo's crisis-ridden preparations With just one year to go before the 2020 Summer Olympics, host city Tokyo would like you to believe that preparations are going according to plan. However, a number of crises are causing headaches for the organizers....
22:16, 07/22/2019

Canadian Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to compete for U.S. A spokesperson from High-Performance Public Relations, which represents Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton, confirmed that Humphries has asked to be released from the organization....
20:32, 09/13/2019

Hefty Raises, Olympic Gold, and Then Crumbs for U.S. Women’s Hockey Two years after threatening a boycott to gain better pay and benefits, the American women wonder whether the future of their sport is as bright as the present....
22:00, 04/29/2019

What a disastrous pro debut means for Olympic champ Robeisy Ramirez One of the most highly anticipated pro debuts in boxing turned out to be a complete disaster for Robeisy Ramirez, but there are still reasons to be optimistic about his future....
11:00, 08/13/2019

Olympic champion Semenya loses appeal over testosterone rules Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her appeal against rules that mean middle distance female athletes with high natural levels of testosterone must take medication to reduce it....
17:32, 05/01/2019

Olympic marathon runner-up Kirwa banned 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa’s ban will end on May 7, 2023, when she will be 38. Kirwa, who was born in Kenya but switched nationality and represented Bahrain at the 2016 Rio de Ja...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Olympic ice dance champions Virtue and Moir: 'We’re so proud of our relationship' The Canadian gold medallists talk to Eoin O’Callaghan about winning gold, maintaining a professional relationship and ignoring fan fictionThere’s a guy at a bar nursing a drink. He looks up and catches the eye of a girl nearby. They share a knowing glance. And that’s the moment. It’s a scene from a ...
12:32, 06/18/2019

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on Boxing News....
16:32, 05/17/2019

Doping: CAS lifts Olympic ban on former Russian Sports Minister Mutko The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to exclude former Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko from taking part in the Olympic Games, court documents published on Thursday showed....
14:48, 07/11/2019

IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is 'biologically male' The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions, according to documents released publicly for the first time on Tuesday and which ...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Olympic sports slam Tokyo organizers over cuts at venues Olympic sports leaders have criticized Tokyo Games organizers over spending cuts on how events will be presented at venues next year        ...
19:32, 05/07/2019

Rare 1972 Nike Olympic running shoes set record at more than $437,000 A pair of extremely rare running shoes designed for the 1972 Olympic trials set a new world record after selling for more than $437,000 during a public auction this week....
05:00, 07/25/2019

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, has won an appeal against his lifetime ban from the games       ...
14:32, 07/11/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
14:00, 06/11/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes beat doping tests....
15:16, 05/23/2019

Olympic boxing body mulls legal fight against IOC inquiry The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has been weighing legal action and formal complaints against Olympic officials as it awaits the results of an IOC inquiry into its integrity        ...
14:00, 05/05/2019

Dutch Olympic champion completes 195-kilometer charity swim THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Olympic long-distance swimming champion Maarten van der Weijden has completed a marathon swim along the route of a famous Dutch speedskating race to raise money for cancer research. Van der Weijden completed the 195-kilometer (121-mile) swim through canals in the northe...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Toyota plans self-driving escort for Olympic torch and marathon The vehicle is part of the automaker’s wider Olympic transport plans that also include self-driving shuttles and personal mobility devices such as scooters....
16:16, 08/23/2019

Star quality can't save Sweden from 8th Olympic bid loss Sweden sent its heir to the throne, its prime minister, and a hockey icon to help persuade International Olympic Committee voters       ...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Olympic champion Marin completes comeback with China title Olympic champion Carolina Marin made a successful comeback on Sunday by defending her China Open title eight months after suffering a career-threatening injury....
18:32, 09/22/2019

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa suspended for doping Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement....
19:00, 05/22/2019

US Olympic Gymnast's Brother, Serving In Army, Charged With Murder The brother of champion US gymnast Simone Biles has been arrested and charged in connection with a New Year's Eve shooting that left three people dead....
21:16, 08/30/2019

Russian Olympic gold medalist rower banned for doping MOSCOW (AP) — Russian rower and Olympic gold medalist Sergei Fedorovtsev has been banned for four years for doping. Fedorovtsev won Olympic gold in quadruple sculls in 2004. He tested positive for the banned substance trimetazidine shortly before an Olympic qualifying regatta in 2016, and his crew w...
02:16, 06/28/2019

Olympic great Johnson embarks on stroke education campaign Champion Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson has minor lingering effects from a stroke, but has made an excellent overall recovery and is urging others to be aware of the symptoms that could indicate they are enduring a similar episode....
09:48, 05/03/2019

IOC strips Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has stripped Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA and will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games. Olympic inquiry panel chairman Nenad Lalovic says AIBA created “very serious reputational, legal and financial risks&...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson demands tougher pro fights Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver medalist undefeated and in line for a title fight       ...
18:00, 07/14/2019

George Morris, US Olympic equestrian medalist and coach, given lifetime ban Former US Olympic coach receives lifetime ban from SafeSportMorris, 81, won Olympic silver in team show jumping in 1960George Morris, a 1960 Olympic show jumping medalist and longtime equestrian coach and trainer, has received a lifetime ban for sexual misconduct involving a minor, a case that he sa...
19:48, 08/06/2019

Snowboarding: Olympic silver medalist Parrot says he has beaten cancer Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medalist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Games event in Norway in August....
14:16, 07/30/2019

Breakdancing takes step closer to Olympic debut in Paris Breakdancing has moved a step closer to the 2024 Olympics and now organizers can look to book a street venue in Paris       ...
20:48, 06/25/2019

Australia win Olympic berth as United States crush Japan Australia continued their impressive form in the basketball World Cup with an 87-82 win over Lithuania and secured a berth in the 2020 Olympic Games while holders United States cruised to a 98-45 rout of Japan on Thursday....
19:32, 09/05/2019

IOC lifts suspension on Kuwaiti Olympic body imposed in 2015 The IOC says it has fully lifted a suspension from Kuwait's Olympic committee, imposed in 2015 when the national government passed a law that compromised the independence of sports bodies       ...
17:16, 07/05/2019

Olympic marathon silver medallist Kirwa suspended for doping "Bahrain\u0027s Olympic women\u0027s marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement."...
17:16, 05/22/2019

Olympic champion Barker breaks collarbone in London crash Olympic champion Elinor Barker has confirmed she suffered a broken collarbone in a high-speed pile-up at the end of the women's Ride London Classique in London on Saturday....
19:16, 08/04/2019

Olympic cycling champ Sanchez accepts doping sanction AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Former Olympic road race champion Samuel Sanchez has accepted a two-year doping ban from cycling. The International Cycling Union says it reached a deal with the Spanish rider, who presented evidence that his failed drug test in 2017 was the result of taking a contaminated ...
14:16, 05/14/2019

Swiss Olympic chief says Tokyo heat and travel challenging Switzerland's Olympic team leaders foresee challenges coping with heat and humidity next year in Tokyo and venues scattered outside the city       ...
18:48, 08/26/2019

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learned....
04:32, 06/10/2019

Britain to investigate $5 billion U.S. takeover of defense firm Cobham Britain will investigate the national security impact of the purchase of defense company Cobham by U.S. private equity firm Advent International, potentially delaying or even blocking the $5 billion deal....
13:00, 09/18/2019

Trump to Cummings: ‘Take your Oversight Committee and go to Baltimore’ to investigate corruption President Trump issued a sharp message to House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md.: the real oversight is needed in the congressman’s home district....
23:16, 07/30/2019

U.N. to investigate accusations that Russia, Syria are deliberately targeting hospitals The frequency of attacks has given rise to suspicions that Russia is using coordinates supplied by the United Nations to hit civilian infrastructure....
01:16, 08/03/2019

LA Opera to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Placido Domingo Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past."...
09:48, 08/14/2019

LA Opera to investigate sexual misconduct accusations against Placido Domingo The Los Angeles Opera said on Tuesday it will investigate accusations of sexual misconduct against Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, as two organizations canceled planned appearances by him....
04:32, 08/14/2019

Italian police investigate picture of blindfolded U.S. murder suspect Italian police have launched an investigation into a picture showing a U.S. student suspected of killing an officer in a blindfold and handcuffs soon after the arrest....
19:16, 07/28/2019

North Carolina to Investigate After Concerns Raised at Children’s Hospital The state health secretary announced an inquiry after a report in The New York Times revealed doctors’ fears that children seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
02:48, 06/01/2019

Police investigate Danny Baker's royal baby tweet Police are investigating Danny Baker's tweet about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's baby that resulted in the radio presenter being sacked by the BBC....
03:16, 05/11/2019

Sri Lankan lawmakers to investigate Lotus Tower graft allegation A Sri Lankan parliamentary panel will investigate an allegation of corruption against a Chinese company contracted to work on the construction of South Asia's tallest tower....
23:32, 09/18/2019

Four teens arrested as London police investigate homophobic attack on bus The victims say they were assaulted after refusing to kiss in front of a group of men. London Mayor Sadiq Khan called the incident “a disgusting, misogynistic attack.”...
05:16, 06/08/2019

Police investigate 4 ‘suspicious’ New Jersey fires to determine any connection Police in New Jersey are working to determine whether a string of “suspicious” fires in two communities late last night and this morning are connected....
18:48, 07/26/2019

Trump repeatedly pressed Ukraine president to investigate Biden’s son: WSJ U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:32, 09/21/2019

German police investigate murder of CDU politician Walter Lübcke Senior figure in Angela Merkel’s party was shot in the head at close range, say policeA local politician from Angela Merkel’s party was found dead with a gunshot wound to his head, German police said on Monday.With no weapon found at the scene and no discharge residues on the dead man’s body, invest...
00:32, 06/04/2019

Whistleblower: Trump ‘Urged’ Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival, now at the heart of an ex...
13:32, 09/21/2019

CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry Trump: ‘I am so proud that he is looking into it. It’s great’Review to examine intelligence and surveillance methodsThe US attorney general is stepping up inquiries into the origins of the Russia investigation, working with intelligence chiefs to see how surveillance was conducted and naming a US at...
01:48, 05/15/2019

EU regulators to investigate Insurance Ireland data pooling system EU antitrust regulators opened an investigation on Tuesday into Insurance Ireland's data pooling system, concerned that conditions set by the association to access the system may block rivals in violation of EU competition rules....
13:48, 05/14/2019

How Trump and Giuliani pressured Ukraine to investigate the president’s rivals New revelations about the president’s efforts to influence Ukraine are fueling questions about whether Trump used his office to try to force a foreign country to take actions to damage his political opponents....
16:35, 09/21/2019

Police investigate apparent murder of German local politician German police are investigating the apparent murder of a prominent local politician, known for his pro-migrant views, who was found dead of a gunshot wound at his home....
16:48, 06/04/2019

Trump says administration will investigate claim Google is committing treason President Trump said Tuesday his administration will investigate claims made by wealthy Silicon Valley entrepreneur Peter Thiel that Google has been compromised or infiltrated by Chinese intelligence....
20:00, 07/16/2019

Sudan committee to investigate targeting of protesters: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council formed a joint committee with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance to investigate the targeting of protesters, DFCF member Madani Abbas Madani said on Wednesday at a joint news conference with the TMC....
05:16, 05/15/2019

Trump pressured Ukrainian president to investigate Biden's son, reports say White House has refused to turn a national security official’s formal whistleblower complaint over to CongressDonald Trump pressed the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate Joe Biden, multiple reports say, as Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival....
16:35, 09/21/2019

Norway Police Investigate Mosque Attack as Attempted ‘Act of Terrorism’ The attack came amid a polarizing debate in Norway about immigration and Islam, and prompted the authorities to order police officers to guard mosques in Oslo....
01:33, 08/13/2019

Australian Police Investigate Report Man Armed With Knife In Sydney Australian police are investigating unconfirmed reports of an armed man in downtown Sydney, a police spokeswoman said on Tuesday, and witnesses reported seeing an injured man carrying a knife....
09:00, 08/13/2019

Police investigate link between Bay Area shooter, racial manifesto Investigators say they've found white supremacist and anti-Semitic propaganda on a social media account connected to the gunman who killed three people at a Northern California festival over the weekend....
20:48, 07/30/2019

China to investigate whether FedEx harmed client interests: Xinhua China will open an investigation into whether FedEx Corp damaged the legal rights and interests of its clients, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday....
16:00, 06/01/2019

Trump pressured Ukraine president to investigate Biden: reports U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine's president to investigate Joe Biden, one of Trump's chief political rivals, in a July phone call, according to reports on Friday by the Wall Street Journal and other U.S. media outlets....
02:32, 09/21/2019

France sending experts to investigate Saudi oil attack: Elysee France will send experts to Saudi Arabia to help with investigations into an attack on Saudi oil installations, President Emmanuel Macron's office said on Wednesday....
08:01, 09/18/2019

PCSD investigate ‘suspicious’ death on Tucson’s southwest side TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the “suspicious” death of a woman on Tucson’s southwest side. Deputies responded to a call of a “person collapsed” on Wednesday in the 4900 block of S. Cactus Wren Ave. Upon arrival, officials located a deceased female with obvious sig...
04:48, 07/04/2019

House Democrats Will Investigate Trump Administration Over Its Non-Response to Maria The House Oversight and Reform Committee announced on Monday that it would begin an investigation into the Trump Administration’s response to the 2017 hurricanes that decimated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
00:32, 05/07/2019

Dutch investigate KPN network outage, company blames software bug The Dutch government launched an inquiry on Tuesday into a nationwide network outage at telecoms company KPN that knocked out emergency service numbers for nearly four hours, with the company pointing the finger at a software error....
20:00, 06/25/2019

Democrats to investigate Trump proposal to host G7 at resort he owns U.S. House Democrats plan to investigate President Donald Trump's proposal to host the next Group of Seven summit at a Florida golf resort he owns, saying the move would violate constitutional prohibitions against officials profiting from government business....
03:16, 08/29/2019

President Trump Is Escalating Efforts to Investigate Intelligence Agencies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia. The move ma...
07:00, 05/24/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-India to investigate Jet Airways over alleged funds mismanagement India ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways , which halted operations in April after running out of cash....
05:32, 07/05/2019

German police to investigate after far-right protesters celebrate politician’s murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
21:48, 07/08/2019

UK police say will not investigate Huawei leak that felled defense minister British police said they will not probe a leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei that cost Gavin Williamson his job as defense minister this week, as no criminal offence was committed....
15:00, 05/04/2019

EU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks Move follows revelations MEP failed to declare lavish funding from year of Brexit referendum The European parliament is to investigate Nigel Farage for failing to declare lavish expenses funded by Arron Banks.The European parliament president, Antonio Tajani, “today refers the Farage issue to an adv...
00:00, 05/22/2019

UK police say will not investigate Huawei leak that felled defence minister British police said they will not probe a leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei that cost Gavin Williamson his job as defence minister this week, as no criminal offence was committed....
18:16, 05/04/2019

German police investigate after far-right supporters praise politician's murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
18:32, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 1-India to investigate Jet Airways over alleged funds mismanagement India ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways , which halted operations in April after running out of cash....
00:32, 07/05/2019

Outcry after reports Brazil plans to investigate Glenn Greenwald Federal police reportedly asked money laundering unit to investigate the ‘financial activities’ of the US journalistBrazil’s Bar Association, journalists and opposition lawmakers have reacted with outrage to reports that the country’s federal police plan to investigate the bank accounts of an Americ...
21:48, 07/03/2019

Police Continue To Investigate Pair Of Morning Nightclub Shootings LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A pair of shootings at two Lexington bars kept police busy Sunday morning and left three people injured. The first shooting happened just outside of two keys near uk’s campus around 1:30am.. Police say A man got into an argument with another man, then went to hi...
03:48, 06/24/2019

Swedish prosecutor to investigate far-right EU candidate over sexual misconduct claim Swedish prosecutors opened an investigation into alleged sexual harassment by the Sweden Democrats' top candidate for the European Parliament election, throwing an unwelcome spotlight on the far-right party four days before the ballot....
15:48, 05/22/2019

‘Investigate the investigators’ is new Trump rallying cry to counter Mueller report Trump and his campaign are seeking to amplify allegations that the FBI spied on his 2016 campaign, casting the president as the victim to energize his base for the election....
02:16, 05/05/2019

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombings and come up with possible measures to avoid such......
15:48, 05/23/2019

Trump brushes off calls to investigate Jamal Khashoggi’s death “I think it’s been heavily investigated,” Trump said, when asked if he’d order the FBI to open an investigation, as recommended by the U.N. “I’ve seen so many different reports.”...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Trump dismisses UN request for FBI to investigate Jamal Khashoggi's murder President suggests it would jeopardise weapons sales to SaudisThe Guardian view on Jamal Khashoggi’s murderDonald Trump has dismissed a United Nations request for the FBI to investigate the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, suggesting it would jeopardise American weapons sales to S...
18:00, 06/23/2019

Nevada authorities investigate what may be first death related to California earthquakes Authorities in Nevada are investigating a man's death which may be the first attributed to the earthquakes that hit Southern California last week.        ...
18:32, 07/10/2019

Australians flee homes as police investigate suspicious fires Hundreds of Australians have fled their homes in the eastern states as 140 fires ravaged parts of Queensland and New South Wales (NSW), officials said on Tuesday....
07:32, 09/10/2019

Billionaire investor Peter Thiel reportedly says the FBI and CIA should investigate Google Billionaire investor Peter Thiel spoke at the National Conservatism Conference, where he called Google's work in China "seemingly treasonous," Axios reported....
06:32, 07/15/2019

Lexington Police Investigate After Man Found Shot On North Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington were seeking help from the public as they investigate a shooting Friday night that sent one man to the hospital. Authorities said the shooting happened before 5 p.m. near Konner Woods Drive. Police said that responding officers found a man shot and...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Toyota will investigate Tanak WRC Rally Gemany brake problem Toyota World Rally Championship team principal Tommi Makinen has promised to investigate the brake issue that affected the final day of Ott Tanak's Rally Germany victory last weekend...
13:16, 08/27/2019

Police investigate 18th killing of a trans person in the US this year Body of 23-year-old African American woman Bee Love Slater was found in a burned-out car in FloridaFlorida police are searching for a motive in the death of a 23-year-old transgender African American woman whose body was found in a burned-out car last week.The body of Bee Love Slater was found on 4 ...
23:16, 09/14/2019

Chuck Schumer weighs in on Dominican Republic deaths, says ATF should also investigate The Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer, D-NY., says the U.S. government needs additional support from the Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to determine what caused the deaths of over 10 Americans who vacationed to the Dominican Republic since June 2018....
20:00, 06/30/2019

Trump claims he will investigate Google for 'treasonous' China ties US president vows to look into claim about firm’s relationship with Chinese governmentDonald Trump has suggested Google might be working treasonously with China and claimed he would look into the matter.In a tweet on Tuesday the US president – claiming to quote Fox News – said the tech billionaire P...
20:48, 07/16/2019

Boston museum hires firm to investigate racism reports BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has hired an outside law firm to investigate reports that a group of minority middle school students was subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last month. Museum leadership in a statement Wednesday said former Massachusetts Atto...
20:48, 06/12/2019

Lawyers for Epstein, his victims urge judge to investigate suicide Attorneys for both Jeffrey Epstein and his accusers implored a Manhattan judge on Tuesday to launch his own investigation into the late pedophile’s suicide death. The request came during a lengthy hearing in Manhattan federal court where Judge Richard Berman heard from more than 20 alleged vic...
22:16, 08/27/2019

Dutch to investigate cause of network outage telecom KPN: Justice minister Dutch Justice Minister Ferd Grapperhaus on Tuesday said the government will launch an investigation into how an outage at telecom Royal KPN knocked out the national emergency service number for several hours....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Lawmakers ask Tish James to investigate Cy Vance over Epstein case Five Manhattan lawmakers wrote to New York Attorney General Letitia James on Friday, urging her to probe Manhattan DA Cy Vance’s failed support eight years ago of more lenient sex offender monitoring for multi-millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The inexplicable, kid-glove treatment has alr...
07:32, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Chinese police investigate FedEx package containing handgun Police in southeast China's Fujian province have launched an investigation after a FedEx parcel sent from the United States was found to contain a handgun, the latest Chinese-related problem to affect the U.S. package delivery firm....
05:00, 08/19/2019

Kvyat: Toro Rosso must investigate loss of pace in F1 Azerbaijan GP Daniil Kvyat says Toro Rosso must investigate its loss of pace in Formula 1's Azerbaijan Grand Prix after it had shown promise in practice and qualifying...
06:48, 05/02/2019

FAA joins Chick-fil-A fracas, will investigate whether cities discriminated against chain A complaint was filed against San Antonio, Texas, and Buffalo, New York, over the denial of airport vending space.        ...
04:16, 05/25/2019

British police to investigate leak of ambassador's memos that led to his resignation British police on Friday said they had opened an investigation into a leak of confidential memos that led to the resignation of the British ambassador to Washington....
04:32, 07/13/2019

Olympic triathlete shatters pelvis after crash with deer in London park A triathlete who helped the Brownlee brothers to victory at London 2012 shattered his pelvis after being thrown from his bicycle in a crash with a deer in Richmond Park....
17:48, 05/22/2019

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
01:32, 05/22/2019

Trae 'Quadzilla' Williams seeks to muscle in on Olympic rugby sevens Australia’s fastest man ends sprint careerTargets next year’s Games in Tokyo for sevens teamPowerhouse Australian sprinter Trae Williams has made the switch to rugby sevens, little more than a year out from the Tokyo Olympics.Williams, nicknamed Quadzilla, set his 100m personal best of 10.10 seconds...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken returns to competition for first time since being paralyzed Amy Van Dyken-Rouen will compete in the WheelWOD Games next week, her first athletic competition since suffering a spinal cord injury five years ago.       ...
01:00, 07/01/2019

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences....
11:00, 07/25/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya's Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help them beat doping tests        ...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Italy Wins Vote to Host 2026 Winter Olympic Games (LAUSANNE, Switzerland) — Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years. International Olympic Committee members voted for the long-favored Milan-Cortina bid over Stockholm-Are from Sweden t...
22:32, 06/24/2019

Australia fall in final but look good for Olympic rugby sevens qualification John Manenti’s side virtually guaranteed berth in TokyoTop-ranked New Zealand win final in Canada Australia lost 21-17 to New Zealand in the final of the women’s rugby sevens world series event in Canada but they took a giant stride towards Olympic qualification.A much-improved Australian side match...
03:48, 05/13/2019

Senators introduce bill to hold U.S. Olympic sports accountable after sex scandals It will take an Act of Congress to help protect athletes and make sure sex abuse in U.S. Olympic sports never happens again.       ...
22:16, 07/30/2019

Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted as a 17-year-old Olympian Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted in 2008 by teammate John Coughlin, who died by suicide in January after being suspended.       ...
15:48, 08/01/2019

Embattled U.S. Olympic chief Scott Blackmun received $2.4 million severance The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee chairman was scrutinized for the organization's lack of response to sexual assault allegations against gymnastics trainer Larry Nasser...
23:48, 07/03/2019

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay route....
01:48, 06/02/2019

Where are they now: Gymnast Simone Biles looks strong in comeback from 2016 US Olympic team After making history in Rio, Simone Biles took 2 years off to experience life outside the gym. The most decorated USA gymnast ever stayed plenty busy.       ...
05:00, 07/25/2019

Tokyo 2020 medals unveiled with one year until Olympic Games – video The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled today with exactly one year to go until next year's Games.The unveiling of the medals, designed by Junichi Kawanishi, was the main attraction of an extravagant ceremony, which was attended by International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach a...
19:00, 07/24/2019

Valentina Vezzali: Six-time Olympic champion… but this bronze was her greatest moment "We revisit Valentina Vezzali’s bronze medal match from London 2012 – a bout that proved you should never give up. Head to the Olympic Channel to watch the full episode: https://oly.ch/2Wz9Z5z"...
15:16, 06/19/2019

Australia's Queensland state to fund 2032 Olympic bid study Australia moved closer to launching a bid for the 2032 Olympics and Paralympic Games after the Queensland state government announced it would help fund a study into how much the events would cost taxpayers       ...
06:16, 07/23/2019

Beauty, beasts and Olympic sprints: David Bintley's ballets – in pictures David Bintley, the choreographer and director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, is standing down after 25 years. We look back at some of his most compelling work with the companyBirmingham Royal Ballet: (Un)leashed is on tour Continue reading......
11:48, 06/10/2019

Russia's Olympic chief regrets IAAF extension of doping ban: TASS Russian Olympic Committee chief Stanislav Pozdnyakov said on Monday he regretted the decision by global athletics governing body IAAF to extend a ban against Russia's athletics federation over doping, TASS news agency reported....
12:32, 06/10/2019

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker today unveiled the APM (Accessible People Mover), an all-electric vehicle it designed especially for next summ......
20:32, 07/18/2019

American Olympic hopeful Gabriele Grunewald dies at age 32 after battling cancer American middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald, an Olympic hopeful who publicly chronicled her fight with cancer on social media, died at age 32.       ...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Sea rescue: Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini, who won bronze at 2004 Athens Olympics, had no problem helping swimmer whose float got carried by wind.       ...
19:48, 07/09/2019

Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo looks stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates. The IOC says its own polling in March showed “83% support in Italy” and “55% in fav...
12:48, 05/24/2019

Sweden sends princess, prime minister to 2026 Olympic vote Sweden sending heir to the throne and head of government to Switzerland to support bid in the 2026 Winter Olympics host vote       ...
16:32, 06/20/2019

| Russian swim star denies taking bribe for backing Rio Olympic bid Russian swimming great Alexander Popov has reacted furiously to allegations he took a bribe in exchange for supporting Rio de Janeiro as host of the 2016 Olympics....
12:48, 07/05/2019

Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper keeps his Olympic hopes alive, but he’s in for a fight Leeper came in fifth place in the 400-meter final on Saturday, which doesn’t yet qualify him for a spot, but if he ultimately earns one, it could get settled in a courtroom....
05:16, 07/28/2019

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
03:00, 07/20/2019

Stockholm Olympic bidders confident Swedes will back 2026 Games Officials for Stockholm's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believe the majority of Swedes will eventually back the project if the city wins the Games on Monday....
18:00, 06/21/2019

From Viet Cong to Team USA: Hanoi garment factory's Olympic transformation When Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen started work at the No. 40 Garment Factory, it was still producing boots and uniforms for the Vietnamese army, just as it had done during the Southeast Asian country's long war with the United States....
10:48, 08/09/2019

Boxing body faces Olympic inquiry team before Tokyo ruling GENEVA (AP) — The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it could be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC member as its president. For the first time in a six-month probe, International Boxing Association (AIBA) officials will sit down with the three-member...
12:32, 05/18/2019

Hockey India Names 18-Member Squad For Olympic Test Event India's head coach, Graham Reid has said that the team has rested senior players to help them shake off any niggling injuries and refresh themselves....
18:32, 07/25/2019

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れるかThere is a simple riposte to anyone who doubts an Olympics can truly transform a city: Tokyo. When Japan’s capital first won the right to host the G...
15:00, 06/11/2019

American Meyers Taylor expecting baby, targets Olympic return Three-time Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor announced on Wednesday that she is pregnant and will miss the 2019-2020 season but plans to compete at the 2022 Winter Olympics....
02:32, 09/19/2019

Brazil fire warning shot to surfing rivals in Olympic qualifier Italo Ferreira wins men’s gold at MiyazakiCompatriot Silvana Lima takes women’s silver Powerhouses Brazil showed just what a threat they will be at surfing’s Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, claiming gold and bronze in the men’s division and silver in the women’s to win top overall team honours at ...
16:17, 09/16/2019

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez stunned in pro debut Denver’s Adan Gonzales scores upset of prized Cuban prospectRamirez, 25, won Olympic gold medals at 2012 and 2016 Games Joshua and Ruiz Jr still have time to rethink Saudi Arabia fightTwo-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez was knocked down seconds into the first round and lost his profession...
09:32, 08/11/2019

US Olympic medalist faces discipline for taking knee after winning Pan-Am gold Race Imboden knelt during anthem after winning Pan-Am goldImboden, 26, won Olympic bronze in the team foil event in 2016American hammer thrower Gwen Berry raised fist on podiumUnited States gold medal winning fencer Race Imboden will face possible sanctions for taking a knee during the medal ceremon...
09:32, 08/11/2019

Meet Kayla Harrison: Olympic gold medalist, face of PFL and MMA's next star Kayla Harrison is the favorite at the outset of the PFL's new women's lightweight division, and the two-time judo Olympic gold medalist is ready to prove she can be one of the best MMA fighters in the world....
18:32, 05/09/2019

Toyota banks on Olympic halo for the humble bus to keep hydrogen dream alive Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power - technology so far eclipsed by electric vehicles....
04:17, 09/18/2019

| South Korean Olympic skating champion banned over trouser-pulling South Korean Olympic short track speed skating champion Lim Hyo-jun has been banned from competition for a year for sexually harassing a fellow male athlete....
11:16, 08/09/2019

Brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles charged in triple murder The brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles was arrested Thursday at a U.S. Army base and charged in connection with a triple murder at a rental property in Cleveland....
17:16, 08/30/2019

Opinion: Simone Biles is right to ask why adults in Olympic movement didn't do their job Star gymnast Simone Biles renews criticism of USA Gymnastics and Olympic officials after Senate report shows FBI dragged feet on Larry Nassar probe       ...
07:16, 08/08/2019

‘Fox and Friends’ called Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya ‘transgender.’ She’s not. Semenya, 28, is believed to have a condition that causes her body to produce testosterone at levels much higher than most women. Fox apologized on Thursday, saying it regretted the error....
05:32, 05/03/2019

Olympic champ Ryan Lochte opens up about post-Rio scandal: 'If I disappeared, it would be OK' Olympic champion swimmer Ryan Lochte said in an interview set to air Tuesday that he lost the will to live after a scandal cost him all of his sponsors after the 2016 Rio Games....
17:16, 08/20/2019

Olympic ticket lottery opens in Japan; foreign sales June 15 Residents of Japan have begun entering a ticket lottery to land seats for next year's Tokyo Olympics.        ...
14:16, 05/09/2019

Russians cite threats for Olympic Games boycott - archive, 9 May 1984 9 May 1984: East Europeans, except Romanians, expected to follow Soviet leadThe USSR is pulling out of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the official Soviet news agency, Tass, announced yesterday.A statement from the National Olympic Committee of the USSR claimed that the decision had been take...
10:16, 05/09/2019

How one American gymnast is charting a unique course to the 2020 Summer Olympic Games Jade Carey is on track to make the 2020 Olympics in a way no other American gymnast has ever done before -- or will ever do again.       ...
10:32, 08/10/2019

Mayor of town in north Japan bemoans lack of Olympic funds The mayor of a town in northeastern Japan that will host Olympic soccer games says his city has received no funding from the central government that has promised to use the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to help in the reconstruction of the region       ...
14:16, 09/15/2019

| England rookie McConnochie eager to complete Olympic and World Cup double Uncapped winger Ruaridh McConnochie is on the brink of a notable achievement following his shock inclusion in England's squad for next month's Rugby World Cup....
06:00, 08/13/2019

Defense inspector general to investigate Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract A spokeswoman for the Defense Department inspector general said the office has assembled a team to look into a host of allegations surrounding the contract....
16:32, 08/14/2019

Arson has hit three separate Hawaii hotels this week; Honolulu police investigate The Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger, the Alohilani Resort and Hilton Hawaiian Grand Waikikian all experienced intentional fires this week.       ...
09:16, 08/08/2019

As Russian “FaceApp” gobbles up user photos, Schumer asks FBI to investigate Enlarge / The FaceApp application displayed on Apple's App Store. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto) Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has called for a federal investigation into FaceApp, saying the Russian-operated mobile application "could pose national security and privacy risks for ...
02:48, 07/19/2019

Watchdog Group Will Investigate John Kelly's Family Separation Cash-In Last week, we discovered that former White House chief of staff and alleged “adult in the room” John Kelly is now on the board of Caliburn International, the company that runs the biggest shelter for migrant youth separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Kelly had a hand in pushing th...
08:32, 05/10/2019

A girl vanished in Rome 36 years ago. Now the Vatican is opening tombs to investigate Two tombs in Vatican City will be opened next week to determine if they contained the remains of a 15-year-old girl who vanished in Rome in 1983.        ...
21:32, 07/02/2019

House panel approves new powers to investigate President Donald Trump The House judiciary committee voted along party lines Thursday to authorize a resolution that gives the panel more power to investigate President Donald Trump as part of potential impeachment proceedings....
23:48, 09/12/2019

Barr taps U.S. attorney in Connecticut to investigate origins of Russia probe Barr tapped John H. Durham to work on the review, which is designed at ensuring the U.S. government’s “intelligence collection activities” related to the Trump campaign were “lawful and appropriate.”...
06:32, 05/14/2019

Marine Archaeologists Drain Sea To Investigate Underwater Building At Salamis Ruins The Greek Ministry of Culture has announced a major discovery by marine archaeologists off the island of Salamis. It has been revealed that divers and researchers have found a monumental structure or building. ...
01:48, 06/19/2019

Police investigate possible hate crime after slurs aimed at Megan Rapinoe Posters of USA star were defaced on New York subwayFootballer is an advocate for women’s and LGBT rightsNew York City police are investigating a possible hate crime directed at Megan Rapinoe after posters of the World Cup champion were defaced with homophobic slurs. The defaced posters, which were a...
19:16, 07/11/2019

Russia to investigate Philips for alleged smartphone price fixing - TASS Russia's anti-monopoly service has opened an investigation into the Russian subsidiary of Dutch technology company Philips for alleged smartphone price fixing, TASS news agency cited the deputy head of the watchdog as saying on Thursday. (Reporting by Polina Ivanova; writing by Tom Balmforth; editin...
13:32, 06/06/2019

Privacy Advocates Demand That the FTC Investigate Amazon's Digital Assistant for Kids Last year, Amazon released a cute little children’s version of its digital assistant, and just like the flagship product it is modeled after, it may also be a pretty powerful surveillance machine.Read more......
00:32, 05/10/2019

Judge orders special prosecutor to re-investigate the Jussie Smollett case Just when you thought it was safe to go back out on the internet without having to think about the Jussie Smollett legal-nonsense clusterfuck ever again: A Chicago-area judge has just decided that, nope, this is what we’re doing with our brains today....
02:16, 06/22/2019

Chuck Schumer Calls for FBI to Investigate FaceApp Amid Surge in Popularity People online might be having fun making themselves look older with FaceApp, but Sen. Chuck Schumer has spoken out about his concerns with how the trending app uses data. FaceApp has gained a recent spike in popularity as celebrities and online influencers share photos of themselves looking decades ...
03:00, 07/18/2019

A$AP Rocky Being Detained In Sweden as Police Investigate Fight Caught on Video (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was ordered held by a Swedish court Friday for two weeks in pre-trial detention while police investigate a fight in downtown Stockholm. Prosecutor Fredrik Karlsson said Friday after the hearing at the Stockholm District Court that A$AP Rocky &mdas...
03:48, 07/06/2019

Philippines' Duterte accepts China's proposal to jointly investigate collision Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted China's proposal to jointly investigate allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, his spokesman said on Saturday....
09:16, 06/22/2019

The Los Angeles Opera Will Investigate Placido Domingo Over Sexual Harassment Accusations (SAN FRANCISCO) — Two music companies canceled appearances by Placido Domingo and the Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it would launch an investigation in response to an Associated Press story in which numerous women accused the opera legend of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior spanni...
09:17, 08/14/2019

Italian police investigate after Lazio Ultras leader shot dead Far-right linked fan leader Fabrizio Piscitelli reportedly victim of ‘hit’ in Rome parkProsecutors in Rome have launched a murder investigation after a leading member of Lazio Ultras, hardcore football fans often associated with the extreme right, was shot dead in a park in Rome.Fabrizio Piscitelli,...
17:48, 08/08/2019

France To Send Experts To Investigate Saudi Drone Attacks On Oil Plants France is sending experts to Saudi Arabia to investigate the origin of attacks on Saudi oil facilities that Washington blamed on Iran, the presidency said Wednesday after telephone talks between......
17:00, 09/18/2019

Peter Thiel says FBI, CIA should investigate if Chinese intelligence infiltrated Google: report Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel on Sunday called for the FBI and CIA to investigate whether Chinese intelligence had infiltrated Google, according to a report....
10:00, 07/15/2019

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital, Baton Rouge, officials said on Sunday....
05:16, 07/15/2019

Cops retrieving ‘jet car’ computers to investigate Jessi Combs’ fiery crash Racer and television host Jessi Combs — known as the “fastest woman on four wheels” — died in a fiery crash while attempting to beat her own land speed record, officials said Wednesday. Combs, 39, was barreling through a dry lake bed in Oregon’s Alvord Desert on Tuesday afternoon inside a 56-foot-lo...
05:16, 08/29/2019

Jussie Smollett case gets a new special prosecutor to investigate the alleged hoax A high-profile former U.S. Attorney was appointed special prosecutor Friday morning to re-examine the Jussie Smollett case and why charges were abruptly dropped against him. ...
21:16, 08/23/2019

Fulham to investigate alleged racist incident involving family of defender "Championship side Fulham said they are investigating an incident among their fans after defender Cyrus Christie said his sister was hit and racially abused during their 1-0 defeat by Barnsley on Saturday."...
10:00, 08/04/2019

China should investigate ‘own backyard’ over forged Canadian meat certificates: experts A food industry expert says the ban on agricultural products will continue unless the diplomatic issue involving the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou is resolved....
10:16, 06/27/2019

Trump urged Ukraine leader to investigate Biden’s son in phone call Trump defended himself Friday against the intelligence official’s complaint, angrily declaring it came from a “partisan whistleblower,” though he also said he didn’t know who had made it....
08:16, 09/21/2019

African Champions League: Wydad president calls on Caf to investigate final Wydad Casablanca's president, Said Naciri, calls on Caf to investigate Friday night's African Champions League final, in a bid to "save the image of football in Africa"....
18:48, 06/02/2019

Alana Cutland plane death: police investigate possible medication link Student, who fell from aircraft, had reportedly suffered severe reaction to prescribed drugsPolice in Madagascar are investigating whether a British student who died after falling from a light plane deliberately opened the doors after suffering a severe reaction to medication.Alana Cutland, 19, who ...
18:16, 08/02/2019

Venezuelan Authorities Investigate Cause of Helicopter Crash That Killed 7 Military Officers (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Venezuelan authorities are investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed seven military officers while they were while heading to a state where President Nicolás Maduro was visiting troops. The crash of the Cougar helicopter on the southeastern outskir...
20:16, 05/05/2019

France to investigate rape charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein case France opened an investigation on Friday into the alleged rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case, the chief Paris prosecutor announced....
22:16, 08/23/2019

Sweden to investigate telecom operator Tele2's June network outage Sweden launched an inquiry on Friday into a national network outage at telecoms company Tele2 in June that knocked out voice calls for a many private customers and companies for several hours....
16:48, 07/05/2019

Special Illinois prosecutor named to investigate Jussie Smollett case An Illinois judge appointed a former U.S. Attorney as a special prosecutor Friday to lead an investigation into actor Jussie Smollett's report he was assaulted by two men and prosecutors' handling of the case....
20:16, 08/23/2019

Police Investigate Possible Noose at Oakland Elementary School: ‘It Was Triggering and Hurtful’ Early Wednesday morning, parents and school administrators came across a tangle of heavy rope hanging from a chainlink fence at Chabot Elementary School in Oakland, Calif. It looked like a noose....
02:16, 08/23/2019

Liverpool investigate five supporters for Champions League final ticket touting Liverpool have launched an investigation after identifying five supporters who have listed Champions League final tickets for sale through unauthorised ticketing platforms....
19:48, 05/21/2019

Treasury watchdog to investigate delay of Harriet Tubman $20 bill design The U.S. Treasury's Office of the Inspector General says it will investigate the delay of the Harriet Tubman $20 bill as a part of a security audit.        ...
22:32, 06/25/2019

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
22:48, 05/22/2019

Cuomo calls for state cops to investigate attack on Brooklyn rabbi Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday called for a State Police investigation into a possible hate crime in which an unhinged man beat a rabbi with a rock in a Brooklyn park a day earlier. “I am sickened to learn of the vicious attack on a Hasidic Jewish man in Lincoln Terrace Park in Brooklyn,”...
00:16, 08/29/2019

Congress plans to investigate how social media giants are fighting hate House lawmakers plan to unveil legislation to study the ways social media can be weaponized, The Washington Post reports. They want to better understand social media-fueled violence and to determine if tech giants are doing enough to effectively prot......
01:18, 09/19/2019

Bayer hires law firm to investigate Monsanto stakeholder file issue Bayer said on Sunday it was hiring an external law firm to investigate French media complaints that Monsanto, the U.S. seed maker it took over last year, had compiled a file of influential personalities....
17:16, 05/12/2019

Feds to investigate spike in gray whale deaths on West Coast SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. scientists will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches. About 70 whales have been stranded so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. About five more have been found on Brit...
20:48, 05/31/2019

Olympic Skater Ashley Wagner Claims John Coughlin Sexually Assaulted Her at 17 Figure skating champion Ashley Wagner is sharing allegations of sexual assault against John Coughlin. In a piece for USA Today, published on Thursday, the Olympic athlete details the 2008......
21:16, 08/01/2019

Residents fight plans for new concrete plant near Olympic Park over air quality fears An east London community is fighting plans for a concrete factory close to their homes amid complaints their air is already being blighted by dust clouds from an existing plant....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Games, has been halved by organizers to five kilometers due to fears over extreme heat....
03:00, 08/15/2019

Missing Spanish Olympic skier Blanca Fernández Ochoa found dead The body of a missing Olympic skier from Spain has been found in a mountainous region near Madrid, authorities said. Blanca Fernández Ochoa, a 56-year-old alpine skier, was discovered Wednesday by a police dog near a hiking trail in Cercedilla, the BBC reported. Fernández Ochoa became the first Span...
19:32, 09/05/2019

Olympic greats Bubka, Popov deny Rio 2016 vote-buying claims Olympic gold medalists Sergey Bubka and Alexander Popov are denying claims made in a Brazilian court they were paid to vote for Rio de Janeiro's winning bid to host the 2016 Summer Games       ...
11:48, 07/05/2019

Concerns rise with Tokyo heat after rowers treated at Olympic test event British athlete among those treated for heatstroke Concerns also raised about wellbeing of spectators Three rowers, including a British competitor, were treated for apparent heat exhaustion and several others appeared to be unsteady on their feet during an Olympic test event in Tokyo at the weekend,...
00:00, 08/13/2019

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches: TASS Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and one doctor serving doping suspensions were still working with athletes....
21:00, 06/13/2019

Outside The Lines has a stunning story about about Olympic hurdler and longtime track coach Conrad M Outside The Lines has a stunning story about about Olympic hurdler and longtime track coach Conrad Mainwaring, who now stands accused of molesting 41 boys who he trained over the last 44 years. His alleged crimes were brought to light in part because some of his victims found each other in the comme...
17:16, 08/02/2019

Olympic champion Caster Semenya loses landmark case on testosterone levels Athletes with differences in sexual development (DSDs) will now have to take medication in order to compete in events ranging from 400-metres to a mile....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Surfers test waves ahead of sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo As one of five new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new dimension as the IOC seeks a younger audience       ...
06:32, 07/21/2019

S. Korean Olympic chief: IOC will have answers on Japan's Dokdo labeling, radioactive contamination When it comes to Tokyo's labeling of Dokdo as Japanese territory on its Olympic website and concerns of radioactive contamination during the competition, the International Olympic Committee will have definitive answers....
13:32, 08/14/2019

Radioactive sushi: Japan-South Korea spat extends to Olympic cuisine Seoul says it is worried about contaminated food from Fukushima being served to its athletes at the Tokyo Games, despite strict Japanese safety standards. ...
14:48, 08/23/2019

Tokyo Olympic organizers say no plans to ban 'Rising Sun' flag despite South Korean demand Tokyo Olympic organizers said on Friday that the display of Japan's "Rising Sun" does not constitute a political statement and a spokesman said there were no plans to ban the controversial banner, as demanded by South Korea....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Three years after beating Michael Phelps, Joseph Schooling seeking Olympic qualification Joseph Schooling became a star the day he beat Michael Phelps to win gold at the 2016 Rio Games. Now Schooling isn't sure he'll even qualify for the Tokyo Olympics....
16:48, 09/02/2019

Olympic Figure Skater Ashley Wagner Says John Coughlin Sexually Assaulted Her When She Was 17 Three-time U.S. national champion figure skater and 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Ashley Wagner wrote in USA Today on Thursday that she was sexually assaulted by the late former pairs skater John Coughlin when she was 17 and he was 22....
21:16, 08/01/2019

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in the city....
23:48, 07/16/2019

How Hungary’s stars left their football mark with Olympic success | Jonathan Wilson In an extract from a new book Jonathan Wilson recalls the journey of Hungary’s Golden Squad, inspired by Ferenc Puskás, to glory in 1952It would be wrong to assume that Ferenc Puskás, just because he was cheery and relaxed, did not think about the game or was merely a turner of tricks blessed with a...
15:32, 08/15/2019

British triathlon athletes disqualified after breaking obscure rule during Olympic qualifier A pair of British triathlon athletes were disqualified from the World Triathlon Olympic qualifying event in Tokyo after they crossed the finish line holding hands in a photo finish....
20:00, 08/15/2019

Bajrang, Ravi Lose In World Championships Semis, Grab Olympic Quotas Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya entered the World Wrestling Championships semi-finals and became the second and third Indian wrestlers, after Vinesh Phogat, to claim quotas for the Tokyo Olympics 2020....
18:18, 09/19/2019

Breakdancing is one step closer to becoming an Olympic sport at 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris The International Olympic Committee voted in favor of adding breakdancing as a competitive sport for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.       ...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Three years after beating Michael Phelps, Joseph Schooling seeking Olympic return Joseph Schooling became a star the day he beat Michael Phelps to win gold at the 2016 Rio Games. Now Schooling is running out of time to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics....
01:32, 09/03/2019

Tucson’s Judah Sung wins Gold Medal at Jr. Olympic National Championships RENO, NV – Proud Tucsonan Judah Sung (17) from Gymnastics World Central won the Floor Exercise Gold Medal at the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships in “Level 10 17-yr division”.  Judah Sung, who’s an 11th grader at Presidio High School, “performed bril...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Caster Semenya: Olympic 800m champion files appeal to Swiss court Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners....
21:32, 05/29/2019

China Mengniu Dairy, Coca-Cola sign Olympic deal to 2032 China Mengniu Dairy and Coca-Cola have signed a multi-year global Olympic deal as joint beverages and dairy sponsors starting from 2021 until 2032, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday....
11:00, 06/24/2019

Rory McIlroy declares intention to play for Ireland at 2020 Olympic Games • McIlroy did not play at 2016 Games in Rio• World No4 said: ‘I’m excited to play for Ireland’Rory McIlroy is expected to compete for Ireland at next year’s Olympics after revealing a change of stance regarding his participation. McIlroy was one of a number of high-profile male golfers who opted out...
20:16, 05/14/2019

Olympic dream lost to cancer, Tatiana Suarez has refocused her pursuit of gold Tatiana Suarez was headed toward Olympic glory in wrestling until cancer stopped her in her tracks. Now she is on a new path in the UFC, dominating everyone in her way....
19:16, 06/06/2019

Celtics hiring Kara Lawson, former WNBA, Olympic champ, as assistant coach Kara Lawson joins Brad Stevens' NBA coaching staff in Boston after a 12-year WNBA career and time as analyst for the Wizards and ESPN.       ...
06:48, 06/28/2019

Nintendo announces 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2' at E3, 'Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Nintendo announced a number of new games coming to the Switch console during its E3 Direct presentation including a sequel to "Zelda: Breath of the Wild."...
21:48, 06/11/2019

Swedish PM Lofven says country ready to host 2026 Winter Olympic Games Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven made a last-minute effort to back Stockholm's 2026 Winter Olympics bid on Sunday, saying his country was ready to host the Games and deliver on its promises should the International Olympic Committee pick it....
00:16, 06/24/2019

Zimbabwe's women boycott Olympic football qualifier against Zambia over unpaid fees The troubles in women's football in Zimbabwe continue as the national team refuse to play the second leg of their Olympic qualifier against Zambia in Harare....
08:48, 09/02/2019

Mo Farah calls time on track return and targets 2020 Olympic marathon • Briton concedes he may never run a track race again• Farah beat Andy Butchart in Vitality London 10kmMo Farah has conceded he will almost certainly never run a track race again and said his sights are now firmly on running the Olympic marathon in Tokyo.Speaking after winning the Vitality London 10...
19:32, 05/27/2019

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in Tokyo will work from home for two weeks as part of a trial of measures designed to reduce congestion during next year’s Olympics. With more than 8 mi...
12:32, 07/16/2019

Trump reportedly pressured Ukrainian president to investigate Biden's son 'about eight times' – live According to the Wall Street Journal, Trump asked Volodymyr Zelensky to work with Rudy Giuliani on an investigation into Hunter BidenSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspectiveGlobal climate strike: follow for live updates 9.56pm BST •Donald Trump pressed the president of the Ukraine eight...
23:17, 09/20/2019

Treasury watchdog will investigate Trump administration delay of $20 Harriet Tubman bill The Treasury Department inspector general will investigate a controversial decision to delay redesigning the $20 bill to feature a portrait of Harriet Tubman....
02:00, 06/25/2019

House Dems investigate Pence stay at Trump's Doonbeg, Ireland resort House Democrats are investigating Vice President Mike Pence’s decision to stay at President Trump’s golf resort in Doonbeg, Ireland, claiming the move could have possibly violated the emoluments clause in the Constitution and is "of significant interest" as the House Judiciary Committee considers wh...
19:16, 09/06/2019

Police investigate death threats against Thunder in wake of Paul George trade A man allegedly left two voicemails in which he made threats against general manager Sam Presti, coach Billy Donovan and the Thunder front office.       ...
08:00, 07/19/2019

Judiciary Dems to investigate Trump push to host next year's G-7 at his Doral resort Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee slammed President Donald Trump’s push to host the G-7 summit next year at his Doral resort in Miami, deriding the move as “only the latest in a troubling pattern of corruption and self-dealing” by the president and pledging to consider it as part of their i...
23:48, 08/28/2019

Facebook Board Member Peter Thiel Calls Google 'Treasonous' and Says CIA Should Investigate Billionaire Peter Thiel has called for a federal investigation into Google’s refusal to work with the U.S. military and says that the tech giant’s relationship with the Chinese military is “treasonous,” according to a new report from Axios late Sunday.Read more......
15:16, 07/15/2019

House Panel to Investigate Report That Cabinet Official Coerced NOAA Chief The House Science Committee opened an inquiry into a report that the commerce secretary threatened firings at the agency after some forecasters contradicted President Trump....
00:33, 09/12/2019

Kamala Harris Urges Justice Department Inspector General to Investigate Barr Following up on her intense questioning of Attorney General William Barr earlier this week in the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Kamala Harris sent a letter Friday to the Justice Department’s Inspector General seeking an investigation of Barr....
23:48, 05/04/2019

Harris urges DOJ watchdog to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate 'enemies' Sen. Kamala Harris called on the Justice Department inspector general to look into whether Attorney General William Barr had received or complied with any requests from the White House to investigate President Donald Trump’s “perceived enemies.”In a letter sent Friday to Inspector General Michael Ho...
03:32, 05/04/2019

China to investigate local authorities' efforts to control African swine fever China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to slow the ongoing spread of the deadly African swine fever virus....
13:00, 07/15/2019

Are YouTube Stars Divided Over James Charles and Tati Westbrook's Feud? We Investigate Pop culture fans continue to pick a side in James Charles and Tati Westbrook's explosive feud. Less than a week after the YouTube community learned these two are no longer friends,......
22:32, 05/15/2019

Trump urged Ukraine president eight times during call to investigate Joe Biden's son, report says The Wall Street Journal's report came as a top Ukraine official said President Donald Trump "is looking" for Ukraine officials to investigate business dealings of Biden's son "to discredit" Biden as he seeks the Democratic presidential nomination....
22:32, 09/20/2019

Trump reportedly pressured Ukrainian president to investigate Biden's son 'about eight times' – as it happened According to the Wall Street Journal, Trump asked Volodymyr Zelensky to work with Rudy Giuliani on an investigation into Hunter BidenSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspectiveGlobal climate strike: follow for live updates 1.21am BST We’re closing the blog for the day, thanks for following...
03:48, 09/21/2019

Financier Jeffrey Epstein dead in suspected jail cell suicide; FBI to investigate Convicted financier Jeffrey Epstein died of a suspected suicide after being found unresponsive Saturday morning in his Manhattan Correctional Center cell where he was being held on sex trafficking charges....
21:32, 08/10/2019

As Police Investigate Threats To Twitch Offices, Employees Told To Work From Home After multiple threats were sent to Twitch’s offices in San Francisco, California, the company has asked employees to work from home for the day. Police are investigating....
07:16, 08/08/2019

Nadler: House panel too busy with Trump impeachment issue to investigate Kavanaugh House judiciary committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said the committee has its "hands full" working to impeach President Donald Trump and won't immediately launch an investigation into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh....
11:48, 09/17/2019

Frankfurt train station closed as police investigate suspected bank robbery Frankfurt's main railway station was closed due to a police operation on Friday, German rail operator Deutsche Bahn said on Twitter, with police saying officers were responding to reports of an apparent bank robbery....
16:48, 08/02/2019

Police Investigate Bomb Scare, Find 'Giant Glittery' Christmas Ornament Instead On Wednesday, London police officers were called to investigate a “possible unexploded device,” which had apparently washed onto the bank of the River Thames in east London. Read more......
20:00, 05/29/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo said he approves of Giuliani's push for Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that he supports Rudy Guiliani's push for the Ukrainian government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. Pompeo was pressed on CBS' "Face the Nation" on if it was "appropriate" for Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, to be pushin...
01:48, 09/23/2019

FBI investigate 3 homes where El Paso shooting suspect had stayed after capital murder charge Authorities announced Sunday the massacre at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas — where a gunman opened fire, killing at least 20 and wounding 26 others — is being investigated as a domestic terrorism case, and officials are looking into whether hate crime charges for the suspect, who's been charged with c...
23:48, 08/04/2019

Pelosi says Dems will 'legislate, investigate and litigate' as more members back impeachment inquiry With a majority of her caucus now supporting impeachment, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., vowed Friday that the president would be "held accountable."...
12:00, 08/03/2019

Japan-South Korea slanging match over tiny islands dragged again into Olympic arena A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics on Wednesday as Tokyo criticized Seoul's complaint over a map of Japan on the Tokyo Games website....
10:48, 07/24/2019

Why Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner felt it was time to come forward about sexual assault Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner talks about the reasons she felt it was time for her to come forward about her sexual assault.       ...
15:48, 08/01/2019

Olympic cycling champion faces army warning for bare-cheeked Trump taunt Nino Schurter poked fun at White House with cheeky photoSwiss faces possible warning from senior officers over incidentSchurter won gold in mountain bike cross-country at Rio 2016Olympic cycling champion Nino Schurter faces being reprimanded by the Swiss Army after posting a photo on social media sh...
19:32, 09/20/2019