1. Boston 2024 Olympic Bid Boosted by Olympians

    A group hoping to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston gathered several U.S. Olympians for a rally to promote its bid Monday night...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  2. IAAF VP: 'Big Problems' with Gatlin on Top List

    LONDON -- IAAF vice president Sebastian Coe says he has "big problems" with the track and field governing body including doping-tainted sprinter Justin Gatlin on the athlete of the year short list...

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  3. Eugene Among 3 Cities Bidding for 2019 Worlds

    MONACO -- The IAAF has confirmed that three cities -- in the United States, Spain and Qatar -- are in the running to host the 2019 world championships...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  4. USA Takes Bronze at 2014 World Championships

    Host China extended its men's gymnastic dynasty, by the closest margin in at least the last 25 years, at the World Championships on Tuesday. The U.S. men bounced back from Olympic disappointment to win bronze...

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  5. Biles Dominating at World Championships

    World Gymnastics Championships qualifying wrapped up Monday. When every routine finished and all scores were given, the standard of excellence on the women's side was clear...

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  6. Michael Phelps Suspended: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    USA Swimming has taken action against Michael Phelps after his latest DUI arrest. According to the organization's official Twitter account, USA Swimming suspended the 22-time ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 10,915 reads 13 comments

  7. NYT: Phelps Still Finding Himself Outside the Pool

    Watching Michael Phelps's return to swimming was like worrying a loose tooth with your tongue. His comeback was a cause for nervousness for anyone familiar with the master plan that had made him great...

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  8. US Olympic Museum Given $10M Grant

    A $10 million (£6 million/€8 million) grant has been given towards the construction of the United States Olympic Museum, as those behind it continue efforts to raise enough money to make the "world-class" facility a reality...

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  9. Argentina Considering Bid for Winter Olympics

    Argentina is considering bidding for future Olympics, including offering the Patagonia region as a potential host of the Winter Games...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 26 reads 0 comments

  10. Japan delays demolition of stadium for Olympics over new bid round

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The demolition of Japan's National Stadium to clear the way for a new structure to host the 2020 Summer Olympics has been further delayed in order to hold another round of bidding for the project, officials said on Monday...

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  11. Boston 2024 Group to Honor Past Olympians

    BOSTON (AP) — Efforts to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston will get a boost Monday night as Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh plan to attend an event to honor Massachusetts Olympians and Paralympians...

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  12. Biles, USA Top Russia in World Qualifying

    Reigning World all-around champion Simone Biles paced the U.S. to the early lead in World Gymnastics Championships qualifying in Nanning, China, on Sunday...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  13. Harting Wants off Athlete of the Year List

    FRANKFURT, Germany -- Olympic discus champion Robert Harting says he wants to be taken off the short list for the athlete of the year because it also contains Justin Gatlin, an American sprinter who has been convicted of doping...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  14. Bolt Wears Lederhosen at Oktoberfest

    Usain Bolt visited Munich to take part in Oktoberfest and slipped into the traditional ensemble of a gingham shirt and lederhosen, accessorized with an enormous stein of beer...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  15. Michael Phelps Announces He Will 'Enter a Program,' Take a Break from Swimming

    Eighteen-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps will take a break from competitive swimming to enter a program after being arrested for driving under the influence in Maryland last week...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 6,564 reads 11 comments

  16. NYT: Few Caring to Host 2022 Olympic Games

    Oslo is withdrawing its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics, and as difficult as it once would have been to believe, the contest to host those Games appears to be reduced to a dark-horse race between Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 71 reads 0 comments

  17. NBC Unveils TV Schedule for Figure Skating

    NBC will air more than 30 hours of figure skating this season, beginning with Skate America in Hoffman Estates, Ill., in three weeks...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 62 reads 0 comments

  18. Harrington: My Goal Is to Qualify for 2016 Olympics

    Three-time major champion Padraig Harrington's hope is to improve more than 300 spots in the Official World Golf Ranking over the next 21 months to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympics...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  19. Breaking Down Recent Spending at Winter Games

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  20. Column: With 2022, IOC Turns Magic into Mush

    PARIS (AP) - How do you turn one of sport's most magical events into unappealing mush? Let the International Olympic Committee manage it...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  21. IOC Will Not Reopen 2022 Olympic Bidding

    The International Olympic Committee will choose between Almaty, Kazakhstan, and Beijing rather than look for more candidates to host the 2022 Winter Olympics...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 71 reads 0 comments

  22. ESPNW: Hey FIBA, Let Qatar Women Play

    The best argument you can make against sports boycotts is that those who show up usually make history. Not those who stay away...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 41 reads 0 comments

  23. Olympian Hilary Knight to Practice with Ducks

    Two-time Olympic silver medalist Hilary Knight will become what is believed to be the first female skater to practice with an NHL team when she trains with the Anaheim Ducks on Friday...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 27 reads 0 comments

  24. Indian Boxer Refuses Medal at Asian Games

    Indian boxer Laishram Sarita Devi refused to let an official drape a bronze medal over her neck at the Asian Games on Wednesday, protesting the judging from a semifinal defeat to a South Korean in Incheon, South Korea...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 3,472 reads 0 comments

  25. IOC: Oslo Dropping Out Is 'Missed Opportunity'

    "This is a missed opportunity for the City of Oslo and for all the people of Norway who are known world-wide for being huge fans of winter sports...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 57 reads 0 comments