Pyeongchang 2018 flame lit in birthplace of ancient Olympics

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — The flame for the 2018 Pyeongchang Games was lit at the birthplace of the ancient Olympics Tuesday, despite a brief cloudburst that disrupted the sun-reliant ceremony.

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  • Written by NICHOLAS PAPHITIS, Associated Press

Can revenge push Ohio State? 'Hell, yeah' says Meyer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer was direct when asked whether his players will be motivated by revenge in the long-awaited showdown with No. 2 Penn State this weekend.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer

AP Interview: Tokyo vows clean water for Olympic triathlon

 

TOKYO (AP) — A top Tokyo Olympic Games organizer pledged Tuesday to keep water clean and safe at marathon swimming and triathlon venues, where bacterial contamination was detected during the summer.

  • Written by MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press

Tiger Woods set to enter plea bargain for DUI arrest

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The diversion program for intoxicated drivers that Tiger Woods is expected to enter Wednesday is one of several across the country aimed at reducing the number of repeat offenders and backlogs of court cases.

  • Written by TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press