1. IOC President: Rio Olympics Will Be 'Safe'

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- IOC President Thomas Bach says he's confident that the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be a "safe games...

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  2. Nastia Liukin to Perform on 'Dancing with the Stars'

    Nastia Liukin will be the third U.S. Olympic champion gymnast to compete on “Dancing With the Stars,” joining the roster for the 20th season to debut March 16...

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  3. Powell Eyes World Record, Olympic Trials at Age 51

    Mike Powell broke the long jump world record 24 years ago in perhaps the greatest head-to-head duel in track and field history...

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  4. Sailing Venue for Rio Olympics Still Filled with Sewage

    With the Olympics just 18 months away, government officials in Rio de Janeiro are under heavy pressure to show progress is being made in cleaning up the city's polluted Guanabara Bay...

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  5. Pistorius to Challenge Appeal of Conviction

    Oscar Pistorius' case will return to court next month after his lawyers said Tuesday they will challenge a judge's decision to allow prosecutors to appeal the Olympic runner's negligent killing conviction...

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  6. Former WNBA No. 1 Pick Leaves US Team Behind

    Lindsey Harding, the 2007 WNBA Draft No. 1 overall pick, will be eligible to play for Belarus at EuroBasket in June as the nation tries to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympics...

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  7. U.S. Skiers Take 2 Medals at Nordic Worlds

    FALUN, Sweden -- Charlotte Kalla gave host Sweden its first gold medals of the Nordic skiing world championships by winning the women's 10-kilometer freestyle race Wednesday, while ...

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  8. IOC Inspectors Tour Rio 2016 Sites; Concerns over Sites Arise

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — IOC inspectors have begun a three-day visit to Rio de Janeiro to check on preparations for the Olympics, which are just 18 months away.....

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  9. Organizers: Boston Olympics Would Have Statewide Appeal

    LOWELL -- Rowing on the Merrimack River has long been touted as one of the events Lowell would host if the Boston 2024 Olympic bid succeeds.....

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  10. Why Olympic Weightlifter's Tattoo May Top Them All

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  11. American Teen Shiffrin Sets Skiing Wins Record

    MARIBOR, Slovenia -- Mikaela Shiffrin defied the pouring rain to comfortably earn her 12th career slalom victory Sunday, taking sole possession of the women's World Cup record for most wins in the discipline by a teenager...

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  12. Kyla Ross Commits to UCLA

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  13. Ruggeri Wins 2015 Winter Cup Challenge

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  14. Pujols Could Retire If Daughter Makes Olympics

    Albert Pujols raised the possibility of retiring before his 10-year, $240-million contract expires in 2021, but not for the reasons one might think...

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  15. Michael Phelps, Girlfriend Nicole Johnson Announce Engagement

    Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps is exchanging his gold medals for a gold ring. The 22-time Olympic medalist announced his engagement to girlfriend Nicole Johnson early Sunday morning...

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  16. 1980 'Miracle on Ice' USA Hockey Team Reunites in Lake Placid

    Thirty-five years ago, the United States men's hockey team pulled off perhaps the biggest upset in Olympic history...

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  17. Michael Phelps and Nicole Johnson Are Engaged!

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  18. 'Relive the Miracle' Reunion Emotional for 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — The final 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey player arrived in Lake Placid at 7:23, seven minutes before the “Relive the Miracle” ceremony began...

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  19. City Where Volleyball Was Invented Seeks Olympic Matches

    BOSTON (AP) — The mayor of Holyoke is suggesting that if Boston is awarded the 2024 Olympics, his city should be tapped to host volleyball matches...

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  20. Lindsey Vonn falls in Maribor giantslalom

    Lindsey Vonn appeared to escape major injury after falling and sliding into netting in her first run of a World Cup giant slalom in Maribor, Slovenia, on Saturday...

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  21. Mo Farah Breaks 2-Mile Indoor World Record: Latest Details and Reaction

    Mo Farah has set a new world record in the two-mile indoor run. The decorated British runner set the mark at the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix , per British Athletics: Athletics ...

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  22. Farah Breaks Two-Mile World Record

    Britain's Mo Farah broke the two-mile indoor world record with a superb run at the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix. Farah, 31, left the field behind as he stormed home in a time of eight minutes 3...

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  23. Mo Farah Breaks the 2-Mile World Record at Indoor Grand Prix

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  24. Rio Will Be Ready in 2016, Still Lots of Loose Ends

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  25. Pervis Wins Second Gold Medal at Track Cycling Worlds

    Frenchman Francois Pervis successfully defended his 1-kilometer time trial title to claim a second gold medal in as many days at the track cycling worlds on Friday...

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