1. Bach Says Rome 2024 Bid Would Be a Strong One

    IOC President Thomas Bach offered his encouragement Monday to a possible Rome bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying the Italian capital would be a “very strong contender...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 3 months ago 753 reads 0 comments

  2. Former Olympic Swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen Severs Spine in ATV Accident

    Former Olympic swimming champion Amy Van Dyken-Rouen is recovering following surgery to stabilize her spine after it was severed during an all-terrain vehicle accident in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Friday, according to Jeff Metcalfe of azcentral...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 3 months ago 779,152 reads 16 comments

  3. USA Swimming CEO Apologizes to Abuse Victims

    These are powerful words some people have wanted to hear from me for a long time. I have been criticized in blogs, and most recently in the petition opposing International Swimming ...

    Samantha Talavera Written by Samantha Talavera about 3 months ago 4,325 reads 0 comments

  4. Olympians Meryl Davis, Charlie White Sitting out 2014-15 Season

    Olympic ice dancing champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White announced Friday that they would sit out the 2014-15 season – but they stopped short, for now, at least, of retiring from their sport...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 months ago 2,916 reads 0 comments

  5. Report: Putin Honors Oligarchs for Sochi Invesment

    President Vladimir Putin secretly awarded medals to billionaire businessmen and heads of state-owned companies who invested in the Sochi Winter Olympics, Vedomosti reported Monday....

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  6. Sprinter Gay to Return from Drugs Ban

    American former 100m and 200m world champion Tyson Gay will return from a one-year ban at the Diamond League meeting in Switzerland in July...

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  7. Uccess Doesn't Stop Kerri Walsh Jennings from Trying New Ways to Train

    Kerri Walsh Jennings has nothing to prove. With three back-to-back Olympic gold medals and three International Federation of Volleyball world championship crowns, the 35-year-old California ...

    Samantha Talavera Written by Samantha Talavera about 3 months ago 1,298 reads 0 comments

  8. Walsh Jennings Breaks AVP Women's Record

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Kerri Walsh Jennings broke the AVP Tour women's record Sunday with her 67th victory on the professional beach volleyball circuit. .....

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  9. Oscar Pistorius Sells House Where He Killed Girlfriend

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  10. Pole Vaulting Tricks Add an Interesting Twist to the Sport

    Luckily, pole vaulters have a mat on the ground for safety reasons. The video above shows some pretty crazy stunts by pole vaulters...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 months ago 2,821 reads 1 comments

  11. Prefontaine Classic 2014: Course Info, Date and Event Schedule

    In one of the biggest track meets of the year, the 2014 edition of the Prefontaine Classic will take place at the University of Oregon's Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, as part of the IAAF Diamond League...

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  12. New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio Said the City Won't Bid to Host 2024 Olympics

    Mayor Bill de Blasio has officially rejected any possibility of his administration bidding for New York City to be the host of the 2024 Olympic Games, a top member of his staff said Tuesday...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 3 months ago 570 reads 0 comments

  13. Krakow Withdraws 2022 Winter Olympics Bid

    Krakow is dropping its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics after residents voted overwhelmingly against the plan, the Polish city's mayor said Monday in the latest blow to a race already in disarray...

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  14. Powell Appeals, Wants Ban Cut to 3 Months

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Former 100-meter world record holder Asafa Powell has asked for his 18-month doping ban to be reduced to three months, arguing that he only committed a minor offense...

    Samantha Talavera Written by Samantha Talavera about 3 months ago 337 reads 0 comments

  15. Track Runners Collide During Baton Exchange at World Relays

    Baton exchanges aren't typically much of a problem for runners, but things went south for two teams during the 4x1,500-meter relay at the IAAF World Relays on Saturday...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 months ago 114,457 reads 66 comments

  16. Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Sailing Site Is a Trash-Logged Sea of Nightmares

    We’ ve been looking for Jimmy Hoffa for decades, but investigators might want to check out the trash-strewn waters of Guanabara Bay before giving up the ghost...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 3 months ago 13,642 reads 24 comments

  17. Tokyo Unveils Plan to Lure Foreign Talent Before 2020 Olympics

    New Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Monday pledged aggressive deregulation drives to lure foreign talent to his city to spur growth and take back its reputation as Asia's business hub from rivals such as Singapore...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 3 months ago 134 reads 0 comments

  18. Runner's Premature Celebration Costs Him Victory in 800-Meter Race

    There's plenty of time for celebrating after a race, so runners should be focused on crossing the finish line, especially when they are competing in a short event...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 months ago 17,314 reads 19 comments

  19. Official: Bay Won't Be Clean in Time for Rio Games

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil will not make good on its commitment to clean up Rio de Janeiro's sewage-filled Guanabara Bay by the 2016 Olympic Games, state environmental officials acknowledged in a letter obtained Saturday by The Associated Press...

    Samantha Talavera Written by Samantha Talavera about 3 months ago 200 reads 0 comments

  20. Miracle on Ice Gold Medal Sells For$262,900

    U.S. Olympic hockey player Mark Pavelich's gold medal from the 1980 Lake Placid Games was auctioned for $262,900 on Friday, according to The Associated Press...

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  21. Phelps' Comeback Plan Starts to Take Shape

    Michael Phelps always has a plan. Now, it's becoming a bit more apparent what he has in mind for his comeback...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 3 months ago 158 reads 0 comments

  22. Michael Phelps with First Win Since 2012 London Olympics

    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, May 16. FOR the first time since taking nearly two months away from the sport, the Greatest of All Time Michael Phelps tasted his first victory in a competition ...

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  23. Shimer Named HC over Hays for Bobsled, Skeleton

    After winning six medals at the Sochi Olympics, the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation is making big changes...

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  24. Michael Phelps at Charlotte Grand Prix 2014: Race Results and Twitter Reaction

    Michael Phelps continued his comeback tour with a win in the 100-meter butterfly at the Arena Grand Prix in Charlotte, N.C...

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  25. Phelps Trying New Things, Still Yearns to Win

    Michael Phelps is trying some new things: A more relaxed approach. A lighter workload. A willingness to accept that things aren't going to be perfect every day...

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