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AROUND TOWN: Paralympians share their Rio stories at USABA breakfast
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Yesterday

Vibrant Olympic colors and revolving videos of Olympic/Paralympic greats circling the Hall of Fame Rotunda set the theme for the U.S. Association of...

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Sammy Lee, 2-time Olympic diving champion, dies at 96
By: 0 Sat, Dec 3, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sammy Lee, a two-time Olympic gold medal-winning diver who later mentored four-time Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis, has...

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LA 2024 releases $5.3 billion budget; no new stadiums needed
By: 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

The Los Angeles bid committee for the 2024 Olympics released details of a nearly unheard-of budget plan Friday, insisting $5.3 billion will be enough...

Vathje wins skeleton World Cup opener
By: 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Elisabeth Vathje of Canada won the opening race of the women's skeleton World Cup season Friday night, easily...

AP Source: NHLPA rejects offer to extend CBA for Olympics
By: 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

NHL players could still go to the 2018 Olympics, but it won't be in exchange for extending the collective bargaining agreement through 2025.

A...

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Bolt says 200-meter world record now likely beyond him
By: 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

MONACO (AP) — The world's fastest man is slowing down.

Usain Bolt again said he doesn't plan to run the 200 meters in his final season,...

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Bolt is IAAF athlete of year; Ayana wins women's award
By: 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

MONACO (AP) — Usain Bolt is track and field's male athlete of the year, winning the award from the sport's governing body for a sixth...

Bach: 'Rational arguments' favor NHL going to Pyeongchang
By: 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

LONDON (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says it is in the interest of all parties for NHL players to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in...

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FIFA Awards
By: 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

FILE -In this Aug. 19, 2016 file picture Germany's Melanie Behringer, front, challenges for the ball with Sweden's Lisa Dahlkvist during the final of...

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Cost reductions, venue plans dominate Tokyo 2020 meetings
By: 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Further efforts to cut costs and the venues for five new sports were the focus of a coordination commission review of the Tokyo Olympics...

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Olympic hero Michael Phelps looks to dip his toes in tech
By: 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic...

USA Track and Field agrees to 8-year deal with NBC
By: 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

USA Track and Field has cut an eight-year deal for NBC to present the federation's key events on its main broadcast network, cable and digital...

Olympic body loans Hickey money to meet Brazilian bail
By: 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Association of National Olympic Committees says it loaned former IOC member Patrick Hickey bail money so he can be released...

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No immediate return for Russia to athletics events
By: 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

MONACO (AP) — Russia will stay stuck in track and field's doghouse, its athletes banned from competing under their own flag, until February at the...

Trump speaks with Bach to express support for LA Olympic bid
By: 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with the head of the International Olympic Committee to voice his support for Los Angeles' bid to host...

Asia adopts FIFA election rule, clears Sheik Ahmad to stand
By: 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation has confirmed a rule for elections to FIFA Council seats, allowing Olympic...

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Clean athletes still waiting for prize money from dopers
By: 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Seven years after the race of her life at the world track and field championships, Olive Loughnane is still waiting for her prize...

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IOC: Tokyo's huge cost could give wrong message
By: 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — A top IOC official renewed his demand Thursday that Japanese organizers further reduce their $18 billion budget ceiling for the 2020...

Turkish weightlifter Ozkan loses Olympic doping appeal
By: 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Turkish weightlifter Sibel Ozkan has lost an appeal against a doping sanction which cost her a silver medal from the...

Hungary's swim head resigns ahead of hosting 2017 worlds
By: 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The head of Hungary's swimming federation said Wednesday he was resigning, less than a year before the country will host the...

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Tokyo organizers promise cost-cutting for 2020 Olympics
By: 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Hoping to avoid last-minute financial pressures, Japanese officials said Wednesday they are determined to keep total costs of the 2020...

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Japan Olympics Tokyo 2020
By: 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

IOC Vice President John Coates, center, applauded during the closing plenary session of the IOC Debriefing of the Olympic Games Rio 2016, in Tokyo,...

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Cost-cutting dominates debriefing for Tokyo from Rio Games
By: 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Discussions of Olympic cost-cutting have dominated a three-day debriefing from organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Games.

More than...

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Ennis-Hill to get 3rd world title after Russian loses gold
By: 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — British heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill is in line to receive a third world championship gold medal after Russia's...

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Report shows level of chaos in Kenya Olympic team
By: 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya had its most successful Olympics ever in Rio de Janeiro despite chaotic preparations that included missing shoes,...

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Russian Doping
By: 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 file photo, Russia's Tatyana Chernova competes in the shot put of the women's heptathlon during athletics...

City referendum on Budapest 2024 Olympic bid abandoned
By: 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Petitioners say they have abandoned an attempt to hold a citywide referendum on Budapest's bid to host the 2024...

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Anti-Doping Norway proposes 14-month doping ban for Johaug
By: 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Norway's anti-doping agency called for a 14-month ban on Tuesday for cross-country star Therese Johaug after she tested positive...

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Rowing, canoe sprint, swimming to remain at Tokyo venues
By: 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Olympic organizers agreed Tuesday to keep the rowing, canoe sprint and swimming venues at their planned sites in Tokyo for the 2020...