1. Vonn: I Don't Know If I'll Ski Slalom Again

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  2. LA and SF Sharing 2024 Games? No Way

    novel idea has made the rounds the last few weeks: Bitter rivals Los Angeles and San Francisco, both hoping to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, could split the Games between them...

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  3. Rio Ends Recruitment for 70K Volunteers

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Organizers of the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro have closed recruitment for volunteers, registering 242,757 applicants for 70,000 unpaid positions - 45,000 for the Olympics and 25,000 for the Paralympics...

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  4. Rio Organizers Create 'Super Bacteria' Task Force

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazilian organizers of the 2016 Olympics are creating a task force to deal with a so-called ''super bacteria'' discovered in Olympic sailing waters...

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  5. Report: Boston Had 'Weakest' Pitch for 2024 Games

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  6. USOC Confirms U.S. to Bid on 2024 Summer Games

    The United States will bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, but whether the contender will be San Francisco or one of three other finalist cities is a decision for another day...

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  7. Report: U.S. 'Clear' Favorite to Host 2024 Olympics

    Dec 16 (Reuters) – Prospects of the Summer Olympics returning to U.S. soil look good, according to domestic sports business experts who rate the United States as the early favorite to host the 2024 Games...

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  8. South Korea Eyes Top 4 as 2018 Olympics Host

    South Korea's Olympic Committee set goals of winning at least 20 medals and a top-four place in the medal standings when it hosts the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, according to South Korean media...

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  9. AIBA Allows Professional Boxers to Qualify for 2016 Olympics

    The International Boxing Association (AIBA), which holds its congress every four years, met in South Korea last month to discuss and make decisions regarding the future of the sport...

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  10. Humphries Prepares to Make Bobsleigh History at World Cup

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  11. 4 U.S. Cities Pitch Case to Host 2024 Olympics

    San Francisco and the three other cities bidding to become the United States' candidate to host the 2024 Summer Olympics made their pitches to U.S Olympic officials behind closed doors in a Redwood City office park Tuesday...

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  12. Badminton Takes over Streets of Rio, Wins Fans

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  13. Report: Peterson Will Not Try for Olympics After All

    Adrian Peterson will not retire from the NFL to pursue track sprinting and the Olympics, according to ProFootballTalk, which reports he plans to play football in 2015...

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  14. Se Ri Pak Wants to Coach, Not Play at Rio Games

    Se Ri Pak, the most decorated South Korean golfer with 25 LPGA Tour wins and five majors, wants to coach her nation's team at the Rio 2016 Olympics...

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  15. Spain to Host Women's FIBA World Cup

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  16. L.A. Set to Make Strong Bid to Be USOC's Candidate for 2024 Olympic Games

    LOS ANGELES – As a political science major at Cal, Larry Baer wrote his senior thesis in 1980 on Los Angeles' bid to host the 1984 Olympic Games...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 9 days ago 52 reads 0 comments

  17. Greek Olympian Blamed for Albanian Doping

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  18. Welsh Hurdler Dai Greene Faces Early Start in Quest for Olympic Gold in Rio

    Former 400m hurdles world champion Dai Greene will have to be accustomed to early starts if he wants to celebrate Olympic gold in Rio in 2016...

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  19. SF Leaders to Make Olympics Pitch Tuesday

    U.S. cities, including San Francisco, that are vying to host the 2024 Olympics will meet tomorrow in Redwood City, San Francisco Chronicle columnists Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross reported...

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  20. Video: Knight Stars in Infomercial for Slapt Chopped

    Still need a Christmas gift for that hard-to-shop for family member? Don't worry. We teamed up with US Olympic Hockey player Hilary Knight to make this commercial for the Slap Chopt...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 9 days ago 63 reads 0 comments

  21. Ledecky to Help DC Olympic Bid Presentation

    Olympic champion swimmer and high school senior Katie Ledecky is among five presenters for Washington, D.C.'s bid for the 2024 Olympics, according to the Washington Post...

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  22. Column: FIVB President Corrupt, Needs to Resign

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  23. CSKA Moscow Player Dies After Collapse at Practice

    MOSCOW -- A 17-year-old Russian basketball player has died after collapsing during practice with league champion CSKA Moscow...

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  24. Rio Unveils Mascots' Names for 2016 Games

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- The mascot for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro has been named Vinicius, and the Paralympics mascot will go by the name of Tom...

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  25. IAAF Reveals Timetable for 2016 Olympics

    Following the recent news that the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will feature finals during the morning sessions of the athletics programme, the IAAF has today published the full timetable...

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