1. Pyeongchang 2018 Reveals Venue Names for Winter Olympics and Paralympics

    South Korean organisers worked with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Gangwon Province, host cities and national Sports Federations to decide on the names for the 20 Games-related ...

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  2. Who Will Be the Oldest Men's Golfer at Rio?

    The first Olympic men's golf tournament in 112 years could very well include some of the oldest athletes across all sports at Rio 2016...

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  3. Venue Names for 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics Chosen

    Organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang say they have selected names for the event venues that will be easy for both Korean and non-Korean speakers to identify...

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  4. Lawmaker Pushes to Restrict Athletes to 2 Olympics

    MOSCOW -- The Russian parliament will consider a proposal to bar athletes from competing in more than two Olympics in a bid to keep older, injury-prone athletes from denying places to younger competitors...

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  5. Russian Gymnast Natalia Bobrova Dies at 36

    MOSCOW (AP) — Natalia Bobrova, the first female gymnast to win a world championship medal for Russia, has died at the age of 36...

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  6. Bolt to Compete at IAF/BTC World Relays in Jamaica

    The world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, will compete at the IAAF / BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015, the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) announced on Tuesday (7)...

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  7. Chinese Gold Medalist Hurdler Announces Retirement

    Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang, the first man from his country to win an Olympic gold medal in track and field and a former world-record holder, announced his retirement Tuesday due to injury...

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  8. NBC Sports to Broadcast Every AVP Beach Volleyball Final This Season

    NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra will combine to broadcast every AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour men's and women's final this season, from May through September...

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  9. Track's Heartbeat Better Than Ever in Jamaica

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — Sound rises like a cliff wall — drums, trombones, trumpets, the ubiquitous vuvuzela, the odd French horn and 10,000 fans screaming...

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  10. Hackett Qualifies for Worlds After 6-Year Retirement

    Seven-time Olympic medalist Grant Hackett made the Australian team for the World Swimming Championships this summer after a six-year retirement...

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  11. 100-Year-Old Woman Sets Swimming Record

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  12. Phelps' Suspension to Be Lifted on Monday

    Michael Phelps is clear to return to competitive swimming Monday after serving a six-month suspension from USA Swimming as punishment for his drunken driving arrest in September...

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  13. Judo Olympic Medalist Talks Ronda Rousey's $30,000 Donation, 'Rowdy' Vs...

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Ronda Rousey flew to Brazil to announce her UFC 190 bout with Bethe Correia for Aug. 1, and also had a surprise for a longtime friend...

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  14. Indian Shooters Eye Olympic Berths in Korea

    NEW DELHI: A 25-member Indian contingent is set to compete at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup.....

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  15. Will Men Race Women at the Next Olympics?

    According to a recent, rather cryptic Reuter's report, the International Olympic Committee is considering introducing mixed-gender competitions.....

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  16. Olympic Channel Set to Innovate, Inspire

    The evolution of Olympic TV coverage mirrors technological changes that have transformed broadcast media — and society — over the past 50-plus years...

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  17. Rio Favela Still Wracked with Fear and Violence as Olympics 2016 Approaches

    Thickset and tattooed, 39-year-old Caco declines to give his real name as he sits in his sparse office in one of Rio de Janeiro's most troubled favelas...

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  18. Meilutyte Focused on Olympic Gold

    Olympic 100m breaststroke champion Ruta Meilutyte says she is solely focused on defending her title in Rio de Janeiro...

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  19. 'Cyclone Pam Ruined Rio Motivation'

    In the early hours of Saturday, 14 March the remote South Pacific island of Vanuatu was hit by Cyclone Pam...

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  20. Smith Back in GB Gymnastics Squad

    Louis Smith will return to the Great Britain squad for this month's European Championships - his first appearance for GB since the London 2012 Olympics...

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  21. Liu Xiang to Announce Retirement Next Week, Reports Say

    Olympic champion hurdler Liu Xiang will announce his retirement to his 32 million followers on Weibo next week, according to Chinese reports...

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  22. Olympian Amy Van Dyken-Rouen Takes 1st Assisted Steps Since Severing Spine

    Ten months after severing her spine in an ATV accident, former Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen took her first steps Friday...

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  23. Canada Tops Finland 3-1 in World Hockey Semis

    The U.S. women's hockey team will play Canada in the World Championship final Saturday, for the 16th time in 16 editions of the competition dating to 1990...

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  24. Report: Boston Mayor Furious over Olympics Rumors

    It might be a good thing Marty Walsh removed the gag order on Boston 2024 Olympics criticisms, because Boston's mayor is angry. The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday afternoon that the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) may drop Boston as the U.

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  25. Rio Mayor: Work on Time Despite Worker Layoffs

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Rio de Janeiro's mayor has dismissed reports that layoffs of construction workers at one of the main 2016 Olympic sites could result in potentially damaging delays...

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