1. Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Relay Details Announced

    The Rio 2016 torch relay will begin with a ceremonial start in Olympia, Greece, in May 2016, spanning 90 to 100 days and including 10,000 torch bearers...

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  2. Galen Rupp Talks Training with Mo Farah, Marathons, Weird Drug Teststory

    Galen Rupp likes to say he pretended the 80,000 deafening cheers were for him while running the London Olympic 10,000m final, and not just for Britain's Mo Farah, his training partner in Oregon...

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  3. London Gold Medalist Banned for Drug Violation

    MOSCOW -- In the latest of a slew of Russian doping cases, Yuliya Zaripova faces being stripped of her gold medal in the 3,000 steeplechase from the 2012 London Olympics after being banned for a drug violation...

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  4. Super Bowl Runoff: Boston or Seattle?

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  5. Ford: Distance Runners Under the Microscope

    Our collective attention to doping sometimes reminds me of the Eye of Sauron in the "Lord of the Rings," swiveling this way and that as events dictate. In track and field, our gaze has been steadily trained on bulked-up sprinters and throwers for decades.

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  6. Rita Jeptoo Receives Two-Year Ban

    The verdict is in. Rita Jeptoo, the Boston and Chicago Marathon winner in 2013 and 2014, has received a two-year ban by Athletics Kenya for positive drug tests...

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  7. Dylan Armstrong Finally Gets His Bronze Medal

    Dylan Armstrong didn't expect to win a medal at the 2008 Beijing Games. Only 2½ years into his shot-put career, he was pleased just to have made the 12-man Olympic final...

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  8. NBC's Skating Coverage Tops UFC on Saturday

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  9. Torch Relay to Reach 90 Percent of Brazilians

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Organizers of the torch relay for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro say it will visit 250 towns and cities across Brazil, reaching 90 percent of its 200 million people...

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  10. Vonn, Miller Headline Team USA at FIS Worlds

    PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 28) – World Champions Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO), Ted Ligety (Park City, UT), Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) and Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) headline a strong group of 26 athletes, 14 men and 12 women, named by the U...

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  11. Watch: Vonn's Comeback Documentary 'The Climb'

    Lindsey Vonn: The Climb documents Vonn's journey as she recovered from two devastating injuries. She returned to the top of the podium at a 2014 World Cup downhill race in Alberta, ...

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  12. Parker Named FIBA Europe Player of the Year

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  13. Hall Leads Best-Ever Elite Field at LA Marathon

    The American elite field at the 2015 Asics L.A. Marathon will be the largest in 30 year history of the race.....

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  14. How to Get Tickets to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

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  15. Bubka to Run Against Coe for IAAF Presidency

    KIEV, Ukraine -- Pole vault great Sergei Bubka has made it official: He's running for president of the International Association of Athletics Federations...

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  16. Neymar Confirms He'll Play at Rio 2016 Olympics to Ease World Cup Agony

    After the injury that destroyed his World Cup dreams of a home soil victory, Neymar has confirmed he will represent Brazil at the forthcoming 2016 Olympic Games in Rio...

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  17. Neymar Confirms He'll Play in Rio Olympics

    Rio de Janeiro: Football superstar Neymar has vowed to end Brazil's Olympic gold duck by leading his nation to its first title on home soil in 2016.....

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  18. Yohan Blake Details 'Dreams' for 2015

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  19. Tori Bowie 'Going After Medals' After Breakthrough Season

    Tori Bowie, who converted from the long jump last spring and became the world's fastest woman over 100m for the year, may try to make the 2015 World Championships team in the 100m, 200m and long jump...

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  20. Maria Cerra Tishman, 1948 Olympic Fencer, Dies at 96

    PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) -- Maria Cerra Tishman, a U.S. fencer who finished fourth in individual foil at the 1948 Olympics, has died. She was 96...

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  21. Khoroshilov Makes History with World Cup Win

    SCHLADMING, Austria (AP) — Alexander Khoroshilov won a night slalom by a huge margin on Tuesday, the first Russian World Cup victory in more than three decades...

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  22. 2004 Olympic Champion Retires from Track

    MOSCOW — Yuri Borzakovsky of Russia, the men's 800-meter champion at the 2004 Athens Olympics, has announced his retirement...

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  23. Rio Officials: 'No Plan B' for Olympic Sailing

    A spokesman for Rio de Janeiro's Olympic organizers says there's "no Plan B" for the 2016 Games' sailing competitions, though the state's top environmental official has acknowledged that pledges to clean up the waters of the sailing venue will not be met.

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  24. IOC Rejects Idea of Joint Saudi-Bahrain Olympic Bid

    The IOC shot down a suggestion by a Saudi Arabian official Tuesday that the ultraconservative nation could seek to co-host the Olympics with neighbouring Bahrain by having male and female athletes compete in separate countries...

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  25. Neymar Hopes to End Brazil's Home Jinx by Winning Gold in 2016

    Neymar has vowed to help Brazil's footballers end their run of bad luck on home soil by leading the seleção to the Olympic title at the Rio 2016 Games...

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