1. Bolt to Open 2015 Season on Valentine's Day

    Kingston (Jamaica) (AFP) - Six time Olympic champion Usain Bolt is to open his 2015 World Championships season on Valentine's Day at the Camperdown Classic, where he's expected to run the 400m...

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  2. Bruce Jenner's Courage

    When I was a growing up, yearning with my pals to be a track star, one of our heroes was Bruce Jenner. He won a gold medal at the 1976 Olympics in the decathlon, and he adorned our Wheaties boxes...

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  3. Dramatic Crash Spoils Miller's Comeback

    VAIL, Colo. -- Hannes Reichelt of Austria became the oldest world champion in alpine ski racing history Thursday, winning the super-G on a mountain that has brought him more success than any other during his 13-year career...

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  4. Video: Miller Crashes at Worlds Super-G Event

    Bode Miller suffered a nasty cut on his right leg but walked off on his own power after crashing in the World Championships super-G in Beaver Creek, Colo., on Thursday...

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  5. NY Times: Unmistakable Sound of Going Fast

    BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — In an Alpine downhill race, there is no more lonely and solitary place than standing over a pair of skis hurtling down the mountain at 80 miles an hour...

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  6. Audio: What Going 80 MPH Downhill Sounds Like

    Start-house beeps, chattering skis, wind in their ears and the eerie silence of a fall: Some of the top ski racers in the world describe the sounds of a World Cup downhill...

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  7. Tribute Planned for Skiers Killed in Avalanche

    BEAVER CREEK, Colo. -- Two U.S. Ski Team prospects killed in an avalanche last month will be honored Thursday at the world championships...

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  8. Why You Should Watch FIS Alpine Skiing Worlds

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  9. Bach: IOC Ready to Act in Russian Doping Case

    BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) -- IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will look into Yulia Zaripova's doping case to determine whether to strip the Russian athlete of her gold medal in the 3,000-meter steeplechase from the 2012 London Games...

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  10. Shiffrin Now the 'Hunted' at World Championships

    BEAVER CREEK, Colorado, Feb 2 (Reuters) – American darling Mikaela Shiffrin said on Monday that she will embrace the weight of expectation when she defends her alpine ski world ...

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  11. Golf and Olympics: A Bad Fit

    Dan Jansen is more likely to be in golf spikes than speed skates these days, but his experience as an Olympic champion is never far from his mind...

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  12. Two-Time Olympian Chloe Sutton Announces Retirement

    CARY – Chloe Sutton, the only American to compete in the Olympic Games in both the pool and open water, announced her retirement from competitive swimming today...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 513 reads 0 comments

  13. Ted 'The Shred' Ligety Eyes World Championship Hat-Trick Repeat

    (CNN)He's a two-time Olympic gold medalist, successful businessman and has a killer nickname that attests to his daredevil nature on the slopes...

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  14. IOC President: Football Not an Olympic Sport

    American football isn't getting into the Summer Olympics anytime soon. International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said at the world ski championships Tuesday that one ...

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  15. Bend Picked to Host USA XC Championships

    BEND, OREGON -- USA Track and Field announced this week that Bend, Oregon has been chosen as the host city for the 2016 and 2017 USATF Cross Country Championships...

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  16. Athlete Pens Op-Ed About Dream to Compete in Summer, Winter Games

    I'm training for the Olympics in two sports, but chances are you've never heard of me. There aren't a lot of Africans in contention for both the Summer Olympics in swimming and the ...

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  17. O'Neil: Bar Raised for U.S. Ski Team at Worlds

    VAIL, Colo. -- Two years ago, the U.S. Ski Team waltzed into the epicenter of alpine ski racing, Austria, and upstaged the host country during the biggest event outside of the Olympics...

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  18. Fidel Castro's Son Aids Baseball Olympic Bid

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- A son of Fidel Castro and a prominent Washington, D.C.-based attorney will help campaign for the return of baseball and softball in the Olympics...

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  19. Bode Miller Ready to Go for World Championships

    BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — Bode Miller's no longer being held back by a herniated disk. He's cleared himself to race again...

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  20. Liu Xiang Says He's Unlikely to Race at World Championships in Beijing

    Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang downplayed his chances of competing at the World Championships in Beijing this summer and will explore non-athlete roles to participate, according to Chinese reports Tuesday...

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  21. Inside the Mind of Skiing Prodigy Mikaela Shiffrin

    Mikaela Shiffrin, the 19-year-old American skiing prodigy, swears by the same routine every time she races...

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  22. Vernon Davis Takes Curling to New York

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  23. Lindsey Vonn Feels No Nerves, No Pressure as World Championships Start

    Lindsey Vonn “hated it” the last time the World Alpine Skiing Championships were in the U.S., in 1999 in Vail, Colo...

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  24. Skier Tina Weirather Eager to Return at Worlds

    BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — Liechtenstein skier Tina Weirather can't shake the Sochi Olympics. The occasional ache in her right leg serves as a reminder...

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  25. IOC Prez: Opposition to Boston 2024 Is Expected

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- In town for the Super Bowl, the leader of the Olympics posed for a picture with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell...

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