1. Rio Wins Legal Battle over Olympic Golf Course

    A Rio de Janeiro judge has denied a request from prosecutors to halt construction of the Olympic golf course because of environmental concerns, curtailing fears that the venue won't be ready in time for test events...

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  2. USOC Urging Cities to Spend Less for 2024 Bids

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The magic number for the U.S. cities hoping to host the 2024 Olympics is $5 billion...

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  3. LA Making Quiet Bid to Host 2024 Olympics

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Glamour, celebrities, perfect weather. A revitalized and growing downtown. Iconic venues and political support. With these virtues, Los Angeles looks like an ideal fit to host the 2024 Olympics...

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  4. FIBA Clears Australia of Tanking at World Cup

    MIES, Switzerland (AP) — Basketball's governing body has ruled that Australia did not deliberately lose a World Cup game to delay playing the United States...

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  5. FIBA Suspends Japan over Failure to Merge Leagues

    TOKYO (AP) -- The governing body of basketball suspended the Japan Basketball Association on Wednesday, a decision that will prevent the country's national teams from taking part in the Olympics and other international competitions...

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  6. IOC Corrects Record to Show US as Bronze Medalists

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Nov. 25, 2014) — U.S. Figure Skating has received confirmation that the International Olympic Committee has formally corrected the medal standings ...

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  7. Ledecky Faces Big Decisions for 2015, 2016

    NEW YORK — Katie Ledecky's coach recently tried, and failed, to discuss a dilemma with her about next summer...

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  8. Phelps Back in Pool, Wins Golden Goggles Award

    Michael Phelps, who Monday night won the Golden Goggles Award as USA Swimming's Male Athlete of the Year, is back in the pool, according to Keenan Robinson, director of athlete services ...

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  9. ESPN: Get Excited for Gabby and Aly's Return

    The Fierce Five dominated the competition and the headlines with their masterful gold-medal performances and adorable personalities at the 2012 London Olympics...

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  10. Better Late Than Never: U.S. Pair Gets '64 Bronze

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  11. Douglas, Raisman Rejoin U.S. Gymnastics Team

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman are back on the U.S. women's national gymnastics team, a major step as the two Olympic champions point toward a return to the 2016 Rio Games...

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  12. TrackTown USA's Failed Bid Clears Deck for Busy Hayward Field Schedule

    Eugene, Oregon's narrow loss to Doha, Qatar for the rights to host the 2019 IAAF World Outdoor Track and Field Championships does have a silver lining. It is a to-do list which would be a wish list for any other American city...

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  13. Rio 2016 Olympic Mascots Revealed, Duo's Names Still to Be Decided

    The Rio 2016 Olympics has revealed the mascots for the upcoming Games although their names are still to be decided. The pair are a yellow cat and his brother with a head of green leaves...

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  14. China's Olympic Swimming Champion Sun Yang Served Doping Ban

    China's world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang served a three-month ban for a failed doping test earlier this year, the China Anti-Doping Agency (Chinada) said on Monday.....

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  15. Rio 2016 Olympic Mascots Unveiled

    One bright yellow and cat-like, with a green leaf-haired brother, the mascots for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro were launched by organisers late on Sunday.....

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  16. D.C.'s Team Begins Laying out Plan to Host 2024 Summer Olympic Games

    Thousands of athletes congregating at an Olympic village, built in place of what is now a methadone clinic and decaying homeless shelter in the District...

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  17. Lavillenie and Adams Are the 2014 World Athletes of the Year

    Monaco - France's Renaud Lavillenie and New Zealand's Valerie Adams were named the male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2014...

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  18. Ryan Lochte Confident That Michael Phelps Will Be Back for 2016 Olympics

    Ryan Lochte said “there's no doubt in my mind” that longtime rival Michael Phelps will be ready for the 2016 Rio Olympics...

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  19. San Francisco Reportedly Will Submit Bid for 2024 Olympic Games

    The United States hasn't hosted the Summer Olympics since Atlanta did so in 1996, but San Francisco is hoping to end that drought come 2024. According to John Cote of SFGate...

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  20. San Francisco Puts in Chips for 2024 Olympics

    A $350 million “pop-up” stadium in a Brisbane field. Beach volleyball in front of San Francisco City Hall. Table tennis in Chinatown...

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  21. Vanessa-Mae Banned over Fixed Olympic Qualifiers

    Pop violinist Vanessa-Mae was banned from competitive skiing for four years on Tuesday for taking part in races that were fixed to allow her to qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi...

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  22. Vanessa Mae Banned from Sochi, PyeongChang Olympics

    (ATR) The International Ski Federation retroactively banned Thailand skier Vanessa Mae for four years and approved air bags for alpine skiing events. The decisions came at Tuesday's meeting of the FIS Council...

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  23. World Cup Skiing to Try Air Bags

    ROME -- Perhaps if Lindsey Vonn had a big cushy air bag to fall on when she tore two ligaments in her right knee she wouldn't have missed the Sochi Olympics...

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  24. Russia Race Walking Chief Banned over Doping

    MOSCOW -- The head of Russia's race walking center was banned for four years on Tuesday following an investigation into claims of systematic doping...

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  25. Natalie Coughlin Is "All In" for Rio 2016

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