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AP Source: Suns buying out Tyson Chandler

The Phoenix Suns are buying out Chandler’s contract, a move that will allow the 18-year veteran — once he clears waivers — to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed the buyout plan to The Associated Presson Saturday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the Suns had … Continue reading AP Source: Suns buying out Tyson Chandler

DOHA, Qatar | Russia’s Dalaloyan wins men’s all-around on tiebreaker

DOHA, Qatar  — Artur Dalaloyan of Russia won the men’s world all-around gymnastics title, edging China’s Xiao Ruoteng during a taut and tense final on Wednesday. Dalaloyan and Xiao, the 2017 all-around champion, both finished with a total of 87.598. Dalaloyan was awarded the gold medal after officials dropped the lowest score. Dalaloyan’s teammate Nikita … Continue reading DOHA, Qatar | Russia’s Dalaloyan wins men’s all-around on tiebreaker

JAKARTA, Indonesia | Ban Lifted: Kuwaitis compete under own flag at Asian Games

JAKARTA, Indonesia— Athletes from Kuwait will be able to compete under their own flag in the Asian Games after the International Olympic Committee provisionally lifted the country’s suspension, which had been in place for nearly three years. The Asian Games open on Saturday in Jakarta. The Olympic Council of Asia, the governing body of Olympic … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia | Ban Lifted: Kuwaitis compete under own flag at Asian Games

The Latest: Russians still waiting for 1st Winter Games gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea  /February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:20 p.m. The Winter Olympics are more than halfway done, and the Russians still don’t have a gold medal. It’s an unpleasant experience for the nation that finished top of the medal table in Sochi with 13 gold … Continue reading The Latest: Russians still waiting for 1st Winter Games gold

Dole to receive congressional gold medal, Trump to speak

WASHINGTON/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole is getting Congress’ highest civilian honor on Wednesday. The Kansas Republican, a decorated World War II veteran and his party’s 1996 presidential candidate, will receive the Congressional Gold Medal during a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda. President Donald Trump is expected to attend. Some of the … Continue reading Dole to receive congressional gold medal, Trump to speak