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Sweden became the first home team to win the world hockey championships in 27 years, beating Switzerland 5-1 on Sunday.
American van Garderen wins Tour of California
Always close to the front but never first at the end, Tejay van Garderen would often wear himself out wondering if he could swap the white jersey that goes to the best young rider for the yellow one that goes to the winner.
Visconti withstands snow for Giro stage win
A superb solo ride up the grueling Col du Galibier gave Giovanni Visconti the victory in a weather-affected 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Sunday, while favorite Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall lead.
Leipheimer announces retirement from cycling
American Levi Leipheimer says he retired from professional cycling when his six-month ban for doping violations ended March 1 and he was unable to sign with a new team.
New wrestling rules used during LA exhibition
American Jordan Oliver had a late takedown to beat Russia's Magomed Kurbanaliev in the opening match Sunday in United 4 Wrestling, a three-team exhibition at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.
Report: Coach K considering Team USA return
Mike Krzyzewski is in discussions to return as U.S. Olympic basketball coach through the Rio 2016 Olympics, according to SI.com.
Phelps downplays report of return to swimming
The son of the U.S. national swim team director is reporting that Michael Phelps is planning a comeback for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Gemmell, Anderson win 5k open water titles
Andrew Gemmell and Haley Anderson have won the 5-kilometer races at the U.S. open water national championships to earn berths at this summer's world meet in Barcelona, Spain.
Jamaicans sweep Diamond League sprints
Jamaica dominated the sprint races at the Diamond League meet in Shanghai on Saturday, with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce winning the women's 100 meters and Warren Weir capturing gold in the men's 200.
USADA blasts UCI for inertia on doping reform
The head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is criticizing cycling's governing body for failing to take decisive action to clean up the sport since the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.
Ex-champ Hoyer voted badminton president
Former Olympics champion Poul-Erik Hoyer has pledged to improve the image of badminton after winning the presidency of the sport's world governing body.
Iran to skip L.A. after New York wrestling meet
USA Wrestling says that Iran has pulled out of a dual meet set for Sunday in Los Angeles.
Germany, France to host 2017 hockey worlds
The International Ice Hockey Federation says it has chosen Germany and France to co-host the 2017 world championship.
Italians to race in America's Cup, want changes
The owner of the Italian entry in the America's Cup sailing races says his boat will compete this summer, but he's seeking new safety measures after the death of a sailor on another crew during a training run last week.
Spain prosecutor appealing Puerto verdict
The Spanish state prosecutor's office is appealing the verdict in the Operation Puerto blood-doping case, including the decision to destroy hundreds of blood bags that anti-doping agencies had asked to be handed over for analysis.
Boston Marathon invites 2013 runners back
Boston Marathon runners who were stopped on the course when bombs went off at the finish line will have a chance to come back and run again next year, race organizers said on Thursday.
Richards-Ross to make season debut in NYC
Sanya Richards-Ross will make her season debut at the Diamond League meet in New York City on May 25.
Singapore's Ser Miang to run for IOC president
Portraying himself as a "global" candidate with a world view, Ng Ser Miang of Singapore is hoping to break the European stranglehold on the top Olympic job.
Pound: Drug-testing failing due to lack of will
Former WADA president Dick Pound has written a report for the World Anti-Doping Agency assessing the current state of drug-testing. It doesn't paint a pretty picture.
UCI president McQuaid to run for third term
Pat McQuaid will stand for a third term as president of the International Cycling Union after being endorsed by the Swiss federation.
French rider Georges tests positive at Giro
The UCI has notified French rider Sylvain Georges he tested positive for a banned stimulant in a doping test at the Giro d'Italia.
Tax returns show increasing stability at USOC
The U.S. Olympic Committee had revenues of $338 million in 2012 and did not have to pay any of its former executives, further signs of the organization's increased stability.
Iran crushes U.S. in NYC wrestling exhibition
Iran's wrestling team visited the United States for the first time in a decade and found a virtual home meet.
US, Russia and Iran to wrestle at Grand Central
In Iran, Olympic wrestling champion Jordan Burroughs felt like Justin Bieber, LeBron James and Tom Brady all rolled into one.
IOC pitches global betting monitoring system
The IOC is proposing the establishment of a global system for monitoring betting patterns during major sports events, the latest step in efforts to guard against corruption and match-fixing.
Report: Ng Ser Miang to run for IOC president
IOC Vice President Ng Ser Miang of Singapore is set to become the second declared candidate in the race to succeed Jacques Rogge as IOC president.