Women's sports

CORRECTS TO MISCONDUCT ALLEGATIONS AND REMOVES GYMNAST REFERENCE - In this June 30, 2016 photo, coach John Holman works with a gymnast at Parkettes National Gymnastics Training Center in Allentown, Pa. Holman, who has coached for about 40 years at Parkettes Gymnastics Club, has been barred by USA Gymnastics from being around minors unsupervised while it investigates a misconduct claim. USA Gymnastics tells The Allentown Morning Call that Holman's suspension, issued by the U.S. Center for SafeSport, is a requirement when such allegations are reported. (Emily Paine/The Morning Call via AP)
June 07, 2019 - 5:15 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The organization tasked with policing abuse in Olympic sports has barred a Pennsylvania gymnastics coach from being around minors unsupervised while it investigates a misconduct claim. John Holman's interim restriction issued by the U.S. Center for SafeSport is a requirement...
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Taiwan's Chan Latisha and Croatia's Ivan Dodig hold the trophy after winning the mixed doubles final of the French Open tennis tournament against Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski and Croatia's Mate Pavic at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
June 07, 2019 - 12:04 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 7 p.m. Latisha Chan of Taiwan and Ivan Dodig of Croatia are the first duo to win two consecutive French Open mixed doubles championships — and they beat Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada and Mate Pavic of Croatia in the final both times...
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino delivers his speech during the 69th FIFA congress in Paris, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Hours ahead of his re-election unopposed, Infantino tells 211 member federations that today “nobody talks about crisis.” (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
June 07, 2019 - 8:46 am
PARIS (AP) — FIFA capped its first Women's Convention by announcing a partnership with UN Women to promote gender equity around the globe. "Of course FIFA is an organization which has a mission to develop football all over the world, but we also know that FIFA has a social role as well," FIFA...
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In this Wednesday, June 5, 2019, photo, a construction worker carries a fence at the construction site of the Tokyo Olympic Village in Tokyo. A former Olympian and head of a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues being built for next year’s games. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
June 07, 2019 - 8:05 am
TOKYO (AP) — A former Olympian and head of a human-rights group is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues being built for next year's games. Mary Harvey is the CEO of the Geneva-based Centre for Sport and Human Rights, the type of organization that...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic plays a shot against Germany's Alexander Zverev during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Thursday, June 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 06, 2019 - 10:17 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 5 p.m. Novak Djokovic has reached the French Open semifinals after beating Alexander Zverev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2. The top-ranked Serb converted his second match point when the fifth-seeded Zverev put a backhand long. Djokovic next plays No...
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Amanda Anisimova of the U.S. celebrates winning her quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Romania's Simona Halep in two sets, 6-2, 6-4, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Thursday, June 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
June 06, 2019 - 9:30 am
PARIS (AP) — Amanda Anisimova smacked one last backhand winner to complete her upset of defending champion Simona Halep in the French Open quarterfinals, flung her racket and covered her mouth with both hands. Eyes wide, Anisimova then spread her arms with palms up and said, "What?!" In a...
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June 06, 2019 - 6:52 am
PARIS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says FIFA vice president Ahmad has been detained in Paris, a day before the start of the Women's World Cup. The person says the African Football Confederation president was detained for questioning on Thursday morning in the French capital. The...
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Spectators with umbrellas stroll as rain delayed the start of quarterfinal matches of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
June 05, 2019 - 10:37 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 5:30 p.m. The French Open has rescheduled the four remaining singles quarterfinals and pushed the women's semifinals back a day, too. Because showers washed out all of Wednesday's matches, the day's two women's quarterfinals and two...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Japan's Kei Nishikori in three sets, 6-1, 6-1, 6-3, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
June 04, 2019 - 11:58 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 6:52 p.m. Rafael Nadal has advanced to a record-extending 12th Roland Garros semifinal with a 6-1, 6-1, 6-3 win over Kei Nishikori. "I'm very satisfied, it's incredible, lots of emotions," Nadal said. "To be back in the semifinals is...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer plays a shot against Argentina's Leonardo Mayer during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 04, 2019 - 1:42 am
PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer has a chance to take a measure of revenge against friend and fellow Swiss player Stan Wawrinka in the French Open quarterfinals. Wawrinka beat Federer in straight sets in their last Roland Garros meeting at the same stage four years ago. Until last week, that 2015 match...
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