IOC alters its bidding process for 2024 Summer Games

...submission of bids remains Sept. 15.The declared candidates so far are Paris; Rome; Hamburg, Germany; and Budapest, Hungary. Boston dropped out last week amid a lack of public support, but the U.S. Olympic Committee still plans to enter a bid...

Italy's Simone Ruffiniwins wins swimming marathon at world championships in Russia

...the women's 25K, Ana Marcela Cunha won for Brazil with a dominating final lap.With more than 5K remaining, Cunha and Hungary's Anna Olasz broke away from the pack before the Brazilian put in a final burst of speed to win in 5:13:47.3, with...

Rare color photographs shot by Capa on exhibit

BUDAPEST, Hungary - Rarely-seen color photographs by Robert Capa, the legendary Hungarian photographer best known for his battlefield pictures...

Kyle Busch prevails in Xfinity Series race after Ryan Blaney's bobble

...as a "bad driver' and said the mistake would go down as a "laughingstock" for a long time. FORMULA ONE: In Budapest, Hungary, champion Lewis Hamilton clinched the pole for the Hungarian Grand Prix, where he will start at the front for the ninth time...

Former Nazi and Auschwitz camp soldier, now 94, convicted of his work at death camp in WWII

...without talking to reporters.The charges related to a period between May and July 1944 when hundreds of thousands of Jews from Hungary were brought to the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex. Most were immediately gassed to death.Unusual for trials of former Nazi...

Hungary's Voros leads qualifying field in modern pentathlon

MOSCOW -- Defending champion Szuzsanna Voros of Hungary collected 4,172 points to lead qualifying Thursday at the opening day of the modern pentathlon world championships. American...

Russia's Navka and Kostomarov win ice dance, Hungary's Sebestyen leads women's event

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Tatiana Navka and Roman Kostomarov of Russia won their first ice dance title at the European Figure Skating Championships on...

Other sports
After Olympic bid with Russians fails, Epiphanny Prince returns to WNBA with New York Liberty

...in the Liberty's last game, at Chicago on June 30, but wasn't feeling well after the long trip from Hungary."I flew from Hungary to Italy, Italy to New York and then New York to Chicago," Prince said of her travel back from the tournament...

Novak Djokovic weathers early storm at Wimbledon

...five-time champion, won her 23rd consecutive Grand Slam match, serving 12 aces in a 6-4, 6-1 win over Timea Babos of Hungary in a late Centre Court match."I hope I'm not playing my best. I have a lot of room to improve," said Williams, who...

Southern franchises find success in hockey

...FRANKLIN, Tenn. - About the same time a new champion hoists the Stanley Cup, players from as far away as Canada, Latvia and Hungary will gather in Tennessee for four days to showcase their hockey talent for college coaches and junior league teams.Yes...