1. 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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  2. 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...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 3 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 3 months ago 111 reads 0 comments

  10. 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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  11. Natalie Coughlin Is "All In" for Rio 2016

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  12. Bode Miller to Have Back Surgery, Hopes to Return to Ski Racing by January

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  13. Bode Miller to Undergo Back Surgery, Hopeful for January Return

    Downhill racer Bode Miller will undergo back surgery Monday with the goal of returning to ski racing by January...

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  14. Dual Olympian Weir Announces Retirement from Olympic Sailing

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  15. Boston Is Already Saying 'Hell No' to the 2024 Olympics

    As someone who has reported from most of the Olympic sites since 2002, I have written—often—that these games, so treasured by athletes and fans, operate off-camera as a colossal scam...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 4 months ago 69 reads 0 comments

  16. World Gymnastics Champ Biles to Attend UCLA

    LOS ANGELES -- Two-time world gymnastics all-around champion Simone Biles has signed a national letter of intent to attend UCLA, although she has deferred enrollment until after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics...

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  17. Germany Hopes Doping Law Helps Land Olympics

    BERLIN (AP) — German officials hope a proposed anti-doping law will increase support around the country for a 2024 Olympic Games bid...

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  18. Longtime Olympics Agent Goldberg Dies at 65

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  19. K.C. Boutiette Eyes Fifth Olympics in 2018 at Age 47

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  20. Violinist Hits Bum Note with Skiing Ban

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  21. Olympic Star Nathan Adrian to Headline Edmond, OK Pro-Am

    2012 London Olympic Gold Medalist, Nathan Adrian will be headlining a record-sized field of Pros at the 2014 OKC Pro-Am.....

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 months ago 408 reads 0 comments

  22. Russian Teen Skater Struggling with Depression

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian figure skater Julia Lipnitskaia's rapid rise to fame at the Sochi Olympics has turned her life into "constant stress...

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  23. Marathon Winner DQed for Impossible Splits

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  24. Germany Drafts Law Making Doping a Crime

    BERLIN -- The draft of an anti-doping law in Germany plans jail terms of up to three years for top athletes caught taking performance-enhancing drugs...

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  25. Vanessa Mae Given Four-Year Ban for Fiddled Skiing Races

    Vanessa Mae has been given a four-year ban by the International Ski Federation for taking part in races which were fixed to help her qualify for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 4 months ago 37 reads 0 comments