1. Olympics Provide Golden Opportunity for Change

    While there are many reasons why a city would want to host the Olympic Games, most have to do with money and prestige.....

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  2. Gwen Jorgensen Leads Historic U.S. Triathlon Sweep at Gold Coast

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  3. Kosuke Kitajima, Alicia Coutts Fail to Make World Championships Teams

    Japan's most decorated swimmer of all time and Australia's most decorated athlete across all sports at the 2012 Olympics.....

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  4. Australia Olympic Committee Backs 2028 Olympic Bid

    The Australian Olympic Committee supported the exploration of a 2028 Olympic bid by Southeast Queensland on Friday...

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  5. Many Rio 2016 Events to End After Midnight

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Rio de Janeiro is a late-night town, and the schedule for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil will cater to those who like to be up and about after dark...

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  6. Raisman Avoids Disaster, 1st Meet a Success

    London Olympic gymnastics team captain Aly Raisman returned to competition for the first time in two and a half years at last weekend's City of Jesolo Trophy in Jesolo, Italy, just north of Venice...

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  7. Video: Usain Bolt Meets President Obama

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  8. Sports Bodies Contribute More Than $1B to Swiss Economy

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A new study says the IOC and other international sports organizations contribute more than $1 billion to the Swiss economy every year...

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  9. How Would Winter Olympics in Beijing Work?

    As Beijing makes its pitch to hold the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, environmentalists worry that the decades-long drought in and around the ski venues will further stress water sources...

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  10. Dad Wins 3 Marathons in 8 Days to Help Son's Medical Bills

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  11. Hamlin, U.S. Lugers to Chop off Hair for Charity

    Olympic bronze medalist Erin Hamlin and others from USA Luge are supporting a teammate battling Hodgkin's lymphoma through the Locks for Luge campaign...

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  12. Paris Set for Next Step in 2024 Olympic Bid

    Paris' mayor will submit a resolution expected to be adopted in favor of bidding for the 2024 Olympics on Monday, according to The Associated Press...

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  13. Team USA Parts Ways with Women's Speed Coach

    The U.S. Ski Team is looking for a new women's speed events coach for a second straight year after the team and Swiss Stefan Abplanalp parted ways following his first season...

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  14. Sanders: How Melanoma Caught Me by Surprise

    Any type of cancer is serious, but when it comes to skin cancer, all of us need to be more aware, more careful and more informed...

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  15. Pyeongchang 2018 Reveals Venue Names for Winter Olympics and Paralympics

    South Korean organisers worked with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Gangwon Province, host cities and national Sports Federations to decide on the names for the 20 Games-related ...

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  16. Who Will Be the Oldest Men's Golfer at Rio?

    The first Olympic men's golf tournament in 112 years could very well include some of the oldest athletes across all sports at Rio 2016...

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  17. Venue Names for 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics Chosen

    Organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang say they have selected names for the event venues that will be easy for both Korean and non-Korean speakers to identify...

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  18. Lawmaker Pushes to Restrict Athletes to 2 Olympics

    MOSCOW -- The Russian parliament will consider a proposal to bar athletes from competing in more than two Olympics in a bid to keep older, injury-prone athletes from denying places to younger competitors...

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  19. Russian Gymnast Natalia Bobrova Dies at 36

    MOSCOW (AP) — Natalia Bobrova, the first female gymnast to win a world championship medal for Russia, has died at the age of 36...

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  20. Bolt to Compete at IAF/BTC World Relays in Jamaica

    The world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, will compete at the IAAF / BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015, the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) announced on Tuesday (7)...

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  21. Chinese Gold Medalist Hurdler Announces Retirement

    Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang, the first man from his country to win an Olympic gold medal in track and field and a former world-record holder, announced his retirement Tuesday due to injury...

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  22. NBC Sports to Broadcast Every AVP Beach Volleyball Final This Season

    NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra will combine to broadcast every AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour men's and women's final this season, from May through September...

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  23. Track's Heartbeat Better Than Ever in Jamaica

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — Sound rises like a cliff wall — drums, trombones, trumpets, the ubiquitous vuvuzela, the odd French horn and 10,000 fans screaming...

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  24. Hackett Qualifies for Worlds After 6-Year Retirement

    Seven-time Olympic medalist Grant Hackett made the Australian team for the World Swimming Championships this summer after a six-year retirement...

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  25. 100-Year-Old Woman Sets Swimming Record

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