1. TrackTown USA's Failed Bid Clears Deck for Busy Hayward Field Schedule

    Eugene, Oregon's narrow loss to Doha, Qatar for the rights to host the 2019 IAAF World Outdoor Track and Field Championships does have a silver lining. It is a to-do list which would be a wish list for any other American city...

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  2. Rio 2016 Olympic Mascots Revealed, Duo's Names Still to Be Decided

    The Rio 2016 Olympics has revealed the mascots for the upcoming Games although their names are still to be decided. The pair are a yellow cat and his brother with a head of green leaves...

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  3. China's Olympic Swimming Champion Sun Yang Served Doping Ban

    China's world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang served a three-month ban for a failed doping test earlier this year, the China Anti-Doping Agency (Chinada) said on Monday.....

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  4. Rio 2016 Olympic Mascots Unveiled

    One bright yellow and cat-like, with a green leaf-haired brother, the mascots for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro were launched by organisers late on Sunday.....

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  5. D.C.'s Team Begins Laying out Plan to Host 2024 Summer Olympic Games

    Thousands of athletes congregating at an Olympic village, built in place of what is now a methadone clinic and decaying homeless shelter in the District...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 3 days ago 34 reads 0 comments

  6. Lavillenie and Adams Are the 2014 World Athletes of the Year

    Monaco - France's Renaud Lavillenie and New Zealand's Valerie Adams were named the male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2014...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 days ago 30 reads 0 comments

  7. Ryan Lochte Confident That Michael Phelps Will Be Back for 2016 Olympics

    Ryan Lochte said “there's no doubt in my mind” that longtime rival Michael Phelps will be ready for the 2016 Rio Olympics...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 days ago 49 reads 0 comments

  8. San Francisco Reportedly Will Submit Bid for 2024 Olympic Games

    The United States hasn't hosted the Summer Olympics since Atlanta did so in 1996, but San Francisco is hoping to end that drought come 2024. According to John Cote of SFGate...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 days ago 852 reads 0 comments

  9. San Francisco Puts in Chips for 2024 Olympics

    A $350 million “pop-up” stadium in a Brisbane field. Beach volleyball in front of San Francisco City Hall. Table tennis in Chinatown...

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  10. Vanessa-Mae Banned over Fixed Olympic Qualifiers

    Pop violinist Vanessa-Mae was banned from competitive skiing for four years on Tuesday for taking part in races that were fixed to allow her to qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 6 days ago 99 reads 0 comments

  11. Vanessa Mae Banned from Sochi, PyeongChang Olympics

    (ATR) The International Ski Federation retroactively banned Thailand skier Vanessa Mae for four years and approved air bags for alpine skiing events. The decisions came at Tuesday's meeting of the FIS Council...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 6 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  12. World Cup Skiing to Try Air Bags

    ROME -- Perhaps if Lindsey Vonn had a big cushy air bag to fall on when she tore two ligaments in her right knee she wouldn't have missed the Sochi Olympics...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 7 days ago 109 reads 0 comments

  13. Russia Race Walking Chief Banned over Doping

    MOSCOW -- The head of Russia's race walking center was banned for four years on Tuesday following an investigation into claims of systematic doping...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 7 days ago 42 reads 0 comments

  14. Natalie Coughlin Is "All In" for Rio 2016

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 7 days ago 2,123 reads 0 comments

  15. Bode Miller to Have Back Surgery, Hopes to Return to Ski Racing by January

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 8 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  16. Bode Miller to Undergo Back Surgery, Hopeful for January Return

    Downhill racer Bode Miller will undergo back surgery Monday with the goal of returning to ski racing by January...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 8 days ago 46 reads 0 comments

  17. Dual Olympian Weir Announces Retirement from Olympic Sailing

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 11 days ago 67 reads 0 comments

  18. Boston Is Already Saying 'Hell No' to the 2024 Olympics

    As someone who has reported from most of the Olympic sites since 2002, I have written—often—that these games, so treasured by athletes and fans, operate off-camera as a colossal scam...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 11 days ago 60 reads 0 comments

  19. World Gymnastics Champ Biles to Attend UCLA

    LOS ANGELES -- Two-time world gymnastics all-around champion Simone Biles has signed a national letter of intent to attend UCLA, although she has deferred enrollment until after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Josh Fiacco about 12 days ago 309 reads 0 comments

  20. Germany Hopes Doping Law Helps Land Olympics

    BERLIN (AP) — German officials hope a proposed anti-doping law will increase support around the country for a 2024 Olympic Games bid...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 13 days ago 36 reads 0 comments

  21. Longtime Olympics Agent Goldberg Dies at 65

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 13 days ago 69 reads 0 comments

  22. K.C. Boutiette Eyes Fifth Olympics in 2018 at Age 47

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 14 days ago 35 reads 0 comments

  23. Violinist Hits Bum Note with Skiing Ban

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 14 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  24. Olympic Star Nathan Adrian to Headline Edmond, OK Pro-Am

    2012 London Olympic Gold Medalist, Nathan Adrian will be headlining a record-sized field of Pros at the 2014 OKC Pro-Am.....

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 14 days ago 400 reads 0 comments

  25. Russian Teen Skater Struggling with Depression

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian figure skater Julia Lipnitskaia's rapid rise to fame at the Sochi Olympics has turned her life into "constant stress...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 14 days ago 125 reads 0 comments