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State Dept. encourages Ryan Lochte to comply with Brazilian authorities

Thu, Aug 25, 2016 - 1:11 PM 0

The State Department on Thursday encouraged U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte to comply with a pending Brazilian request to return to Rio and testify about...

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A 'Thank You' to Rio and the Olympic experience from this dad of young girls

Mon, Aug 22, 2016 - 12:03 PM 0

As a sports writer raising three adorable, princess-loving daughters with a wife whose interests fall far from the sports world, I’ve had more than a few...

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Should an Olympic medal earn you a tax break?

Sat, Aug 20, 2016 - 8:37 PM 0

My family and I have been mesmerized by the Summer Olympics. And to be honest, a few times, as we watched Michael Phelps win another gold medal or Simone...

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Ramsey: Coronado grad Kyle Snyder, a ridiculously wise 20-year-old, wins gold, rules wrestling world

Mon, Aug 22, 2016 - 6:01 PM 0

RIO DE JANEIRO - The truth was in his eyes. Kyle Snyder was not nervous as he prepared to wrestle for a wrestling gold medal. Dread is not his thing. In...

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Shakur Stevenson, Terence Crawford at home training in Colorado Springs
Shakur Stevenson, Terence Crawford at home training in Colorado Springs

By: Scott Kaniewski - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

He won his medal at the 2016 Rio Games. He made his pro debut at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. His second fight was at the mecca of boxing,...

Ex-Olympic cycling champion Samuel Sanchez fails doping test
Ex-Olympic cycling champion Samuel Sanchez fails doping test

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

AIGLE, Switzerland — Former Olympic cycling champion Samuel Sanchez was suspended on Thursday after failing an out-of-competition doping test. The...

David Ramsey: Menacing shadow of North Korea threatens health of 2018 Winter Games in South Korea
David Ramsey: Menacing shadow of North Korea threatens health of 2018 Winter Games in South Korea

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

Organizers of the South Korea Winter Olympics face a viciously tough sales task as they seek to lure sports fan from across the world to the mountains...

College rivals are teammates at USA Basketball camp
College rivals are teammates at USA Basketball camp

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 3, 2017

Victoria Vivians playfully rolled her eyes when she got to her room the first day of USA Basketball training camp. The Mississippi State star's...

Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius hospitalized
Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius hospitalized

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 3, 2017

PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius has been taken from prison to a hospital for medical examinations and will be kept at the facility...

It's team day at Under-23 women's basketball training camp in Colorado Springs
It's team day at Under-23 women's basketball training camp in Colorado Springs

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 1, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS — It was team day at the Under-23 women's basketball training camp. The 36 players were divided into four teams Tuesday that will...

U.S. women Under-23 hoops camp opens in Colorado Springs with top college players 
U.S. women Under-23 hoops camp opens in Colorado Springs with top college players 

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 1, 2017

While the women's college basketball season may still be a few months away, most of the top returning players are spending this week in Colorado...

Los Angeles reaches deal with Olympic leaders for 2028 Games
Los Angeles reaches deal with Olympic leaders for 2028 Games

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 31, 2017

Los Angeles will host the 2028 Olympics after the city reached a deal with the International Olympic Committee, according to a person with direct...

Swimming Triple Crown: United States' Dressel wins record 3 golds at worlds 
Swimming Triple Crown: United States' Dressel wins record 3 golds at worlds 

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 30, 2017

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Caeleb Dressel knows the comparisons are coming. After pulling off an unprecedented Triple Crown at swimming's world...

Ryan Lochte cleared of criminal charge stemming from Rio Olympics incident
Ryan Lochte cleared of criminal charge stemming from Rio Olympics incident

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 14, 2017

An appellate court in Brazil has dismissed a criminal case against U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte, concluding that Lochte did not break the law in...

Summer Olympics likely coming to Paris in 2024 and Los Angeles in 2028
Summer Olympics likely coming to Paris in 2024 and Los Angeles in 2028

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 11, 2017

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — If they can agree who goes first, Paris and Los Angeles will be awarded the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. International Olympic...

U.S. Olympic Committee sued by gymnast in sex-abuse scandal
U.S. Olympic Committee sued by gymnast in sex-abuse scandal

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 11, 2017

The   sex-abuse scandal   roiling the gymnastics world has taken a new turn with the parents of an elite athlete filing a lawsuit against...

Through plea deal, USA Gymnastics doctor Nassar may avoid charges for alleged abuse at Olympics
Through plea deal, USA Gymnastics doctor Nassar may avoid charges for alleged abuse at Olympics

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 10, 2017

Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team physician accused by more than 100 women of sexual assault, has agreed to a plea deal that could mean he...

David Ramsey:  Coronado grad Kyle Snyder prepares to tangle with 'The Russian Tank'
David Ramsey: Coronado grad Kyle Snyder prepares to tangle with 'The Russian Tank'

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Jul 10, 2017

Everyone, Kyle Snyder says, is surprised by the heft of his gold medal. Visitors to his apartment in Columbus, Ohio, want to see the gold he won as a...

IOC completing 1,000 retests of Vancouver Olympic samples 
IOC completing 1,000 retests of Vancouver Olympic samples 

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 9, 2017

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The IOC expects to complete retesting of more than 1,000 doping samples from the 2010 Vancouver Olympics next month. Hundreds...

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