Tokyo 2020 bid: Payments were 'legitimate' consulting fees

TOKYO (AP) — Leaders of Tokyo's winning bid for the 2020 Olympics acknowledged Friday making payments to a firm in Singapore, but said the funds were for legitimate consulting fees and maintained that all bid activities were "fair and correct."

  • Written by JIM ARMSTRONG, AP Sports Writer

Sharks look to shed past following 5-0 Game 7 win vs. Preds

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Game 7 win for a franchise haunted by playoff disappointments can help silence the skeptics. But the San Jose Sharks know they have plenty of more work to do before ending all those questions about their past.

  • Written by JOSH DUBOW, AP Sports Writer

Olympic gold medalists from Russia deny doping claims

MOSCOW (AP) — Two Olympic gold medalists from Russia denied doping Friday, a day after they were named in a newspaper report detailing state-sponsored cheating at the 2014 Sochi Games.

  • Written by JAMES ELLINGWORTH, AP Sports Writer