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  • All Blacks in Chicago for exhibition vs. USA Rugby

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — America's history on rugby's world stage can be summed up in two sentences. Team USA took home the gold from both the 1920 and 1924 Olympics. And then, just like the Chicago Cubs, took the rest of the century off. The timing couldn't be much better for a rare stateside...

  • Salt Lake City optimistic about future Olympic bid

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Salt Lake City officials don't know exactly when they will get to bid for another Winter Olympics, but the host city of the 2002 Games wants the world to know it is ready and willing whenever given a chance. Several prominent figures gathered Thursday at the...

  • Graybill, Antoine early leaders at skeleton trials

    Yesterday

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Olympic bronze medalist Matt Antoine already knows he has a spot on the U.S. World Cup skeleton team this season. Savannah Graybill is well on her way to joining him. Graybill and Antoine were the winners Thursday in the first of four races at the U.S....

  • BC-SKE--US Team Trials

    Yesterday

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Savannah Graybill and Olympic bronze medalist Matt Antoine won the opening races of the U.S. national skeleton World Cup team trials on Thursday. Graybill had a two-run time of 1 minute, 55.45 seconds to take the win in the first of four women's races, with...

  • Who will design and build Colorado Springs' Olympic Museum?

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    U.S. Olympic Museum organizers announced Monday that five firms with local, national and international experience will design and build the $60 million project in downtown Colorado Springs. The team's creativity, ability to work together and to stay within budget will be crucial to...

  • BC-OLY--IOC-2022 Bids,1st Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — If the IOC is willing to reopen the bidding to host the 2022 Winter Games, Stockholm would be happy to jump back into the race. The Swedish capital pulled out in January after politicians refused to give financial backing, becoming the first of four cities to withdraw...

  • 216 Rio Games organizers would welcome Pistorius

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — Brazilian Olympic and Paralympic organizers say Oscar Pistorius would be welcome to compete at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro if the South African runner is declared eligible. The double-amputee athlete began a five-year jail sentence last week for killing girlfriend...

  • BC-OLY--IOC-2022 Bids

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — A top Swedish Olympic official says Stockholm would not have dropped out of the race for the 2022 Winter Games if it knew about the changes in the bidding process taking place now. Stefan Lindeberg, president of the Swedish Olympic Committee, says Stockholm would bid...

  • Team USA brings home diving medals

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Toby Stanley (Conway, Ark.) took home the silver medal in men’s 10-meter as the FINA Malaysia Grand Prix came to a close Sunday in Kuala Lumpur. Stanley garnered his first career individual international medal after scoring 456.25 points in the 10-meter final. He opened the finals with...

  • BC-OLY--Rio-Golf Course Lawsuit,1st Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    SAO PAULO (AP) — A judge has given the city of Rio de Janeiro and a local developer a deadline to decide whether they are willing to make changes to the Olympic golf course design, which could help settle a legal dispute that is threatening its completion in time for the 2016 Games....

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