1. We Remember: Anniversary of Muhammad Ali Lighting the Torch at the 1996 Olympics

    Nobody knew who was going to light the torch at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. Turns out, the champ was there. On the anniversary of that moment 19 years later, it's still amazing...

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  2. Gwen Jorgensen (barely) Extends Triathlon Streak; Olympic Qualifying Next

    Gwen Jorgensen had become so dominant this season that in spring World Triathlon Series races she high-fived spectators with her sunglasses resting on her head before crossing the finish line...

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  3. Lochte Not Ruling out Return to 2020 Games

    Ryan Lochte would be 36 years old if he competed at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, but the 11-time Olympic medalist isn't ruling out the possibility of extending his career for an appearance at a fifth Olympics...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 month ago 668 reads 0 comments

  4. Olympic Shooter Wants to Show Positives in Sport

    TORONTO – Kim Rhode is not a boastful athlete, but she was kind of looking forward to talking about the slice of history she had just created in London three years ago...

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  5. Dibaba Breaks Women's 1,500 World Record

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  6. Smith Wins Gold, Sets Pan Am Record in 100 Fly

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 month ago 437 reads 0 comments

  7. What to Watch for at Monaco Diamond League

    Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay and Trayvon Bromell headline a Diamond League 100m in Monaco on Friday. It's the first time that three Americans who have covered the distance in less than 9...

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  8. Four Athletes Fail Drug Tests at Pan Am Games

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  9. Tokyo Olympic Stadium Plans Scrapped Due to $2 Billion Price Tag

    After much deliberation regarding the innovative and costly design for Tokyo's 2020 Summer Olympics stadium, officials decided Friday to scrap the previously agreed upon plans. According to Will Ripley and Tim Hume of CNN...

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  10. Japan Scraps Plans to Build $2B Olympic Stadium

    TOKYO — Three years after Japanese Olympic organizers selected a vast, sleek stadium design by a prominent Iraqi-British architect for the centerpiece venue of the 2020 Summer ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 month ago 20 reads 0 comments

  11. Kerri Walsh Jennings Might Need Surgery After Dislocating Shoulder Twice

    NEW YORK -- Three-time beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings says she may need surgery after recently dislocating her shoulder twice. But she's still planning to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 31 reads 0 comments

  12. Predicting the USA Basketball Men's National Team Roster for 2016 Olympics

    USA Basketball has yet to solidify its roster for the 2016 Olympics, but it already looks like the heavy favorite. No matter which players are selected, the final product is going to be an embarrassment of riches...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 77,945 reads 292 comments

  13. Japan Officials Suggest Revising Stadium Plan

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese political leaders said Thursday the new main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is too costly and called for cost-cutting efforts to reduce the burden on taxpayers...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 month ago 15 reads 0 comments

  14. USA Volleyball Still Undefeated in FIVB World Play

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 16, 2015) – The U.S. Women's National Team remains undefeated in the FIVB World Grand Prix after defeating No. 5 Japan 25-23, 25-22, 26-24 Thursday in Hong Kong...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 month ago 20 reads 0 comments

  15. Jenner Forged Cultural Fame Decades Ago

    When ESPN announced that it would present the Arthur Ashe Award to Caitlyn Jenner at its annual sports awards show, the ESPYs, the network said she had shown "the courage to embrace a truth that had been hidden for years...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 month ago 19 reads 0 comments

  16. USA Track and Field Names Olympic Head Coaches

    The University of Oregon's Vin Lananna and four-time Olympic thrower Connie Price-Smith were named USA Track and Field's head coaches for the Rio 2016 Olympics on Wednesday...

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  17. Criticism Mounts over Stadium Cost for 2020 Tokyo Games

    Japan's government is on the defensive as criticism mounts over the spiraling cost of the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Officials, however, say it's too late to change the design...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 1 month ago 18 reads 0 comments

  18. Walsh Jennings Suffers Another Shoulder Dislocation

    Three-time Olympic beach volleyball champion Kerri Walsh Jennings will miss at least one month after dislocating her right shoulder in a match for the second time in two months and ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 month ago 18 reads 0 comments

  19. Semenya Fails to Qualify in 800 for Worlds

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- Former 800-meter world champion and 2012 Olympic silver medalist Caster Semenya has not made South Africa's initial team for the world championships in Beijing next month after failing to post a qualifying time...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 month ago 20 reads 0 comments

  20. France Holds Special Event for Olympic Bid

    PARIS (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande is holding a special ceremony to promote the Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics...

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  21. Michael Phelps Swims His Final Race at NBAC

    Michael Phelps swam his final race at his longtime Baltimore pool, Meadowbrook Aquatic Center, winning a 100m freestyle at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club Mid-Summer Classic on Monday...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 1 month ago 1,772 reads 0 comments

  22. Justin Gatlin Ineligible for IAAF Award After Rule Change

    Even if Justin Gatlin manages to beat Usain Bolt at next month's world championships, he won't be eligible for the sport's athlete of the year award...

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  23. France Holds Event to Celebrate Paris Olympic Bid

    French President Francois Hollande is holding a special ceremony to promote the Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics...

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  24. Watch: Diver Lands on Face at Pan Am Games

    Dominican Republic diver Frandiel Gomez scored zero points on a platform dive at the Pan American Games on Sunday, contributing (or not contributing) to his last-place finish in the preliminary round...

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  25. Urbandale's Gowey Helps Team USA to Pan Am Gold

    TORONTO – The U.S. women's gymnastics team won their fourth straight and 13th overall Pan American Games team title on Sunday...

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