1. Marty Sheets, Special Olympics Pioneer, Dies at Age 62

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  2. Rulon Gardner on Returning to Wrestling Training, Getting His Gold Medal Back

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  3. Rome Mayor Wants 2024 Olympic Medal Ceremonies in Colosseum

    If Rome hosts the 2024 Olympics, the medal ceremonies could be held at the Colosseum, its mayor said Friday...

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  4. Franklin Ranked as 4th Most Marketable Athlete

    Just a few months into her professional career, Missy Franklin has earned distinction as the world's 4th-most-marketable athlete in SportsPro's annual rankings...

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  5. Russian Olympic Boss: Britain Is Our Main Rival

    Russia sees Team Great Britain as its main rival at the London Olympics. The country's Olympic Committee is targeting 25 gold medals at the Games and third place in the medal table...

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  6. Semenya: Gender Issues Won't Stop Me

    In the last two years, South African runner Caster Semenya hasn't shown the 800m form that made her famous, when she took gold at the 2009 World Championships and silver at the 2011 Worlds and 2012 Olympics, and led to a gender-test controversy...

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  7. Celtics Owner Taking over Boston's 2024 Bid

    BOSTON -- The group leading the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston shook up its management Thursday, making Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca the new chairman in an attempt to revive the city's chances of hosting the Summer Games...

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  8. Olympians Honor Letterman on Social Media

    Many Olympians grew nostalgic as David Letterman said goodbye Wednesday night. Here are some of their social media posts looking back on appearing on “The Late Show...

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  9. Brazil Suspends 3 Gymnasts for Comments Made to Black Teammate

    The Brazilian gymnastics confederation has suspended three athletes for comments made to a black teammate that were caught on video...

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  10. Report: Cyclist Dies After Stabbing Near Rio Venue

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Mayor Eduardo Paes said Wednesday he was confident in security arrangements for next year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, a day after a cyclist was stabbed to death ...

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  11. Phelps Calls His Worst Performance Since 2000 'Garbage

    Michael Phelps turned in his worst performance since the 2000 Olympics over the weekend. He placed third, seventh, ninth, ninth, and 11th in his five events at a Pro Swim Series stop in Charlotte, North Carolina...

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  12. Letterman's Legacy with the Olympics

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  13. Deadspin: Why Gatlin Was Kicked out of Beijing

    American sprinter Justin Gatlin claims he was told “you better leave” Beijing by organizers of the Beijing World Challenge track meet on Monday night, ahead of today's event...

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  14. Raisman: Why Gymnastics Needs More 'Team'

    Aly Raisman was the captain of the 2012 gold medal-winning U.S. Olympics women's gymnastics team. She individually won a gold medal on the floor and a bronze medal on the balance beam...

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  15. Rio Workers' Strike Affects Olympic Sites

    Heavy-construction workers in Rio de Janeiro, many involved in work for the 2016 Olympic Games, have begun a strike, the union representing the workers said, threatening to slow completion ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 6 days ago 18 reads 0 comments

  16. Gatlin Leaves Beijing, Slams 'Disrespectful' Organizers

    Controversial sprinter Justin Gatlin ran into a new row on Tuesday when he flew home on the eve of the Beijing World Challenge meeting, claiming organizers had told him they did not want him to compete...

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  17. USOC: Boston 'No Sure Thing' as US 2024 Bid City

    Boston's troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics took another ding Monday, when a key U.S. Olympic leader suggested the city was no sure thing to remain the American candidate to bid for the games...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 7 days ago 16 reads 0 comments

  18. Ex-World Champ Asada to Attempt Comeback

    TOKYO (AP) -- Mao Asada is back into serious practice in a bid to return to figure skating at the elite level after taking a year off competition...

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  19. Japan Plans to Scale Back Stadium for 2020

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan plans to scale back the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as the government runs short of money and time, the country's sports minister said Monday...

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  20. Racial Remarks by Brazilian Gymnasts Being Investigated

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian confederation of gymnastics opened an investigation this weekend into remarks made by three members of the men's team toward a black teammate that surfaced in a video last week...

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  21. South Korea Marks 1,000 Days to 2018 Winter Olympics

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  22. Ryan Lochte Wins 200 IM on Final Day of Arena Pro Swim Series Meet

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  23. New Round of Boston 2024 Olympics Hearings Begins This Week

    A new round of public hearings gets underway this week on Boston's embattled bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics...

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  24. Ennis-Hill Steady at Loughborough

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  25. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, LaShawn Merritt Struggle in Shanghai; Diamond...

    Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and LaShawn Merritt continued early season struggles relative to their top rivals in a Diamond League meet in Shanghai on Sunday...

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