Live from Qatar: AP covers the World Cup
As the 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Qatar, AP journalists are covering the action in text, video, live video and photos for customers around the world.
James Robson named global soccer correspondent
In a memo to staff on Friday, Global Sports Editor Ricardo Zuniga announced that James Robson is AP's new global soccer correspondent:
Ricardo Zuniga named global sports editor
In a memo to staff, Executive Editor Julie Pace, Vice President and Head of Global News Gathering Paul Haven, and Deputy Head of News Gathering Michael Giarrusso announced a key appointment:
Putting the facts on blockchain
Today AP announced it will work with Chainlink to help bring economic, sports and race call data onto blockchains, the decentralized computer networks for recording information in an unalterable way.
Covering the Olympics during a pandemic
AP Deputy Sports Editor Howie Rumberg, in Tokyo for the Summer Games, describes what it’s been like to cover the Olympics in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.