International

PARIS (AP) — After the beer and champagne celebrations, Chris Froome delivered a sobering and emotional message from the Tour de France winner's podium on the Champs-Elysees. Ten days after the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice that killed 84 people, Froome — a Kenyan-born...
If this turns out to be Thomas Bach's defining moment, here's what the leader of the International Olympic Committee will be remembered for: keeping Russia as part of the club, but losing the trust of thousands of athletes who thought that, maybe this year, they'd get the...
LONDON (AP) — British border agents moved in Sunday to help French officials ease the gigantic backups for travelers trying to cross the English Channel into France. By Sunday afternoon, police said the backlog that saw some motorists waiting up to 10 hours or more had eased but...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Australian athletes will not move into their rooms at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics until serious plumbing, electrical and cleaning problems are fixed, with the troubled South American games opening in under two weeks. Kitty Chiller, the head of the...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, leaving individual global sports federations to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete. The decision, announced after a three-hour...
BERLIN (AP) — German media are reporting that a man with a machete killed a woman and injured two others in the southwestern city of Reutlingen before being arrested by police. Bild and the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspapers both reported Sunday that the reason for the attack in...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Australian athletes will not move into their rooms at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics until serious plumbing, electrical and cleaning problems are fixed, with the troubled South American games opening in under two weeks. Kitty Chiller, the head of the...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Thorbjorn Falldin, a pipe-smoking sheep farmer who became prime minister in Sweden's first non-Socialist government after World War II, has died at 90. Falldin, who had led the Center Party, died on Saturday evening at his farm in northeastern Sweden, Center...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest from the IOC meeting on Russia's participation at the Rio Games (all times local): ___ 3:55 p.m. The IOC has decided against a complete ban on Russian athletes from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The International Olympic Committee says...