WHO warns pregnant women about Zika ahead of Rio Olympics

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning pregnant women not to travel to areas with Zika, and advising other travelers to take precautions against the mosquitoes that spread the virus ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.


French prosecutors probe $2 million tied to 2020 Tokyo Games

PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors said Thursday that $2 million tied to Tokyo's winning bid for the 2020 Olympics was apparently paid to an account linked to the son of the disgraced former IAAF president in the months immediately before and after the Japanese capital won the games.

  • Written by JOHN LEICESTER, AP Sports Writer

AP Interview: IOC could retest Sochi doping samples

LONDON (AP) — The IOC "would not hesitate" to retest drug samples from the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi if there is evidence that doping controls were manipulated, according to the Olympic body's medical director.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer