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  • Jansrud has an explanation for his speed domination

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Some critics have attributed Kjetil Jansrud's domination of speed skiing to the injuries to Aksel Lund Svindal, Bode Miller and Erik Guay. Jansrud has his own explanation. "I feel like the minor mistakes never develop into bigger mistakes," the Norwegian...

  • Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    BALTIMORE — Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino. Phelps, 29, was arrested on Sept. 30. Documents show he was stopped for speeding and crossing the double...

  • Skate with Olympians downtown on Monday

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Olympians Jason Brown and Rachael Flatt will be on hand to meet fans when U.S. Figure Skating hosts a free SkateFest for all ages and skill levels Monday, Dec. 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Acacia Park outdoor skating rink in downtown Colorado Springs. ...

  • Michael Phelps not expected to get jail time

    USA Today
    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    No matter the outcome of Michael Phelps' trial on drunken-driving charges Friday, the Olympian appears unlikely to face any jail time. Phelps faces five charges, three relating to driving while impaired from his Sept. 30 arrest in Baltimore. He had a blood-alcohol content of .14,...

  • BC-WRE--Doping-Guenot

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    PARIS (AP) — Former Olympic wrestling champion Steeve Guenot has been banned for a year by the French anti-doping agency for missing doping controls. The French wrestling federation said Guenot, who won gold in the 66-kilogram category at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and bronze in London...

  • Bach welcomes US decision to bid for 2024 Olympics

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed the U.S. decision to bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying Wednesday that whichever city is put forward will be a "very strong" contender in what is shaping up as a high-profile global race. The International Olympic Committee is eager to...

  • USOC decides to bid for 2024 Olympics; city still undecided

    The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    The U.S. Olympic Committee will try to land the 2024 Olympics and end a 28-year drought without the Summer Games. Which city will it pick? Stay tuned. After hearing presentations from the four candidates Tuesday - Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington - USOC board members...

  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ GRIZZLIES END WARRIORS STREAK AT 16 Memphis ends Golden State's 16-game winning streak in clash of NBA's two top teams. http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=aEK3PU1D ___ FOUR CITIES IN RUNNING AS US...

  • BC-Sports-Top Plays

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ GRIZZLIES END WARRIORS STREAK AT 16 Memphis ends Golden State's 16-game winning streak in clash of NBA's two top teams. http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid ___ FOUR CITIES IN RUNNING AS US CONFIRMS 2024...

  • BC-ATH--Doping-Russia,2nd Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — Former World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Dick Pound vowed Tuesday to get to the bottom of allegations of systematic doping in Russia as he leads an investigation into a case that has shaken the sport of track and field. "We're not there to whitewash anything," Pound told...

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