After Alex Morgan scored her third goal, on a sweet pull-back in the box and sizzling shot past poor Thai goalkeeper Sukanya Chor Charoenying, cameras cut to a slow-motion shot of teammate Julie Ertz on the bench, screaming, pumping her fist.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — All three regions proposing to stage events at the 2026 Winter Olympics in Sweden have committed their backing for the bid for the first time.
TOKYO (AP) — A former Olympian and head of a human-rights group is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues being built for next year's games.
DENVER (AP) — Denver voters have resoundingly approved a ballot measure requiring the city to seek their consent before spending public funds on any future Olympics bid.
GENEVA (AP) — The president of French soccer champion Paris Saint-Germain is the latest sports official implicated in a sprawling five-year corruption probe that keeps spreading.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Olympic bronze medalists and two-time U.S. champions Maia and Alex Shibutani will sit out another season.
GENEVA (AP) — The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo looked stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates published Friday.
GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — With North Korea so far declining to send a team, organizers of the aquatics world championships in South Korea in July are urging a change of heart.
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Olympic skeleton gold medalist Jimmy Shea leads a class of six that will be inducted next month into the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Hall of Fame.