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Watch Simone Biles samba to Destiny’s Child on ‘Dancing with the Stars’
Nancy Kerrigan surprisingly was not eliminated.
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London Marathon runners reflect on viral finish-line moment
David Wyeth told Matthew Rees to go on without him. Rees declined.
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Another Russian medal from 2008 Olympics stripped
Russian women's track and field athletes originally won 11 medals in Beijing. Eight medals have been stripped.
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U.S. swimming greats pay tribute to Chuck Wielgus
A sampling of reaction from U.S. Olympic swimming champions and coaches from Sunday.
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U.S. diving moves on without David Boudia
Who will fill the shoes of the Olympic champion?
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Chuck Wielgus, head of USA Swimming for 2 decades, dies at age 67
During the tenure of Wielgus, U.S. swimmers brought home 156 Olympic medals.
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2016 Olympic silver medalist Shakur Stevenson wins pro boxing debut
Stevenson beat Edgar Brito by technical unanimous decision in the sixth round.
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Kenya’s Mary Keitany wins London Marathon with second-best time in history
The next major marathons are at the world championships in London in August.
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Ashley Wagner ends ‘turbulent season’ as Yevgenia Medvedeva breaks record
Neither the U.S. nor Russia won World Team Trophy, though.
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Ashton Eaton competes on ‘American Ninja Warrior’
Eaton also still wants to go to Mars.
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Nathan Chen ready to rest, then address mistakes for next season
The U.S. is in second place at World Team Trophy.
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Gary Bettman: No going back on NHL Olympic decision
"We're not going. That decision has been made."
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Kenenisa Bekele eyes world record at London Marathon
Bekele sounds confident, but two key factors are working against him.
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How to watch IAAF World Relays
The world's best runners descend on the Bahamas.
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Fiji puts Olympic champion rugby team on dollars, coins
The Olympic coach tweeted images of the special-issue banknotes.
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Brianna Rollins, Olympic hurdles champ, banned one year in strange case
Rollins missed two drug tests because she was at "Brianna Rollins Day" and visiting the White House.
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Hilary Knight’s trip to historic Olympic ice rekindled love for hockey
Knight, arguably the world's best player, wasn't sure if she would continue after the disappointment of Sochi.
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2008 Olympic track and field silver medalist dies in motorcycle crash
Germaine Mason was 34 years old.
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Laurie Hernandez auditions for Disney as gymnastics decision nears
Four of the Final Five appear to be taking all of 2017 off.
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Yevgenia Medvedeva earns record score, U.S. trails at World Team Trophy
Yuzuru Hanyu was shockingly off in his short program.
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U.S. sled hockey team beaten by Canada for world title
The Americans were playing their first event without their longtime coach.
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Simone Biles leads Olympians in Time 100
A famous comedian penned an essay about Biles.
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How to watch World Team Trophy figure skating
The U.S. goes for its third straight title with a team full of national champions.
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OlympicTalk's Question and Answer with Michael Phelps
Michael Phelps checked off a bucket-list item, but now he has another daunting goal.
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Watch Jessica Ennis-Hill receive damehood from Prince William
Another British celebrity was also honored at Buckingham Palace.
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Russia boasts of better replacements for banned meldonium
Russia has found "several drugs which are not banned and work significantly better than meldonium," an official said.
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Patrick Chan: Maybe ISU should put limit on quadruple jumps
"But I don’t think that will happen until somebody actually does get hurt."
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Adidas apologizes for ‘insensitive’ email to Boston Marathon participants
Adidas called its email subject-line wording "insensitive."
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Michael Phelps on possible comeback: ‘We’ll see if I have that itch again’
"I'm waiting for the time where my son finally asks me why I'm not swimming anymore."
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Adam Rippon’s broken foot provides new perspective on rest of career
Next season should be Rippon's last realistic shot at an Olympic team, but not his final season skating.
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Esports added as medal event to Asian Games
Esports are not close to Olympic inclusion, however.
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No private halfpipe for Shaun White before this Olympics
When White trains with other riders, it will often be with women.
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Simone Biles earns first 10s on ‘Dancing with the Stars’
Both Olympians advanced on to the next week.
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Marine who lost leg in Afghanistan runs Boston Marathon with American flag
Read the story of Staff Sgt. Jose Luis Sanchez.
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Keflezighi reminded of 2014 in Boston Marathon farewell
Of all the encouragement Meb Keflezighi received at his final Boston Marathon, one message stood out on the 26.2-mile course.
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Galen Rupp runner-up as U.S. shines at Boston Marathon
The U.S. had its best combined men's and women's top finishers since 1985.
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Simone Biles details first tattoo, gets pranked on ‘Ellen’
"I have a pretty high pain tolerance."
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Sun Yang pulls off Katie Ledecky-like feat at Chinese Nationals
Sun is certainly the most versatile male freestyle swimmer on the planet.
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Buzunesh Deba inherits 2014 Boston Marathon win, but not the prize
Buzunesh Deba will leave the Boston Marathon with one champion's medal this week. She would like to make it two.
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Katie Ledecky swims fastest 800m free of 2017
Two world-leading times in one weekend for Katie Ledecky
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14-year-old diver qualifies for world championships
Five Olympians also are heading to the worlds in Budapest, Hungary.
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Dana Vollmer races at swim meet, 26 weeks pregnant
The seven-time Olympic medalist raced the 50m freestyle in Mesa.
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U.S. Olympians bid for rare double podium at Boston Marathon
One U.S. runner has a stated goal to win.
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Katie Ledecky swims fastest 400m free of 2017, plans world champs schedule
Ledecky also commented on FINA's proposal to add several events to the Olympics.
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How to watch Boston Marathon
The world's oldest annual marathon will air live on television, plus streaming.
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Russia makes ‘little progress’ for track and field return, IAAF says
Russia's track and field ban is set to extend through the 2017 World Championships.
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Which nation wins most medals in PyeongChang? Germany looks golden
Where does the U.S. fit in?
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Katie Ledecky returns to Olympic-size pool with greater focus, big question
Ledecky has a choice to make for this summer's big meets.
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Wayde van Niekerk gets his wish as world championships schedule changed
Van Niekerk wasn't the only sprinter who wanted the schedule changed.
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North Korean athletes return gifts from South Korea trip, save Olympic items
"They probably felt scared to take the other gifts," an official reportedly said.
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In honor of David Letterman’s mom, Olympic correspondent
Dorothy Mengering covered the 1994 and 1998 Olympics.
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Former Rio mayor probed in Olympic-linked corruption scandal
Eduardo Paes is being investigated for accepting payments to facilitate construction projects tied to the Games.
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Ukraine track and field federation offered secret bans for doping confessions
Athletes using performance-enhancing drugs could serve very short bans in secret if they confess, they federation said.
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Turkey prepares for 2026 Winter Olympic bid
Although Turkey has made several attempts to host the Summer Olympics, it would be the country's first bid for the Winter Games.
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Nancy Kerrigan details eating issues before 1994 Olympics
"I was wasting away."
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Mao Asada details retirement in tearful press conference
Some 350 media members attended, and it was broadcast live across Japan.
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2026 Winter Olympics have first official bid city
It could be the smallest Olympic host city since 1994.
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White Castle sponsors USA Luge ‘sliders’
Welcome to the White Castle USA Luge Slider Search.
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Watch Simone Biles, Nancy Kerrigan on Dancing with the Stars’ most memorable year
Both Olympians were in tears on the show.
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Nike picks fitting anniversary weekend for sub-2-hour marathon attempt
The race could be held on the same day as another barrier-breaking date in history.
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Amy Van Dyken-Rouen finds freedom in new sport after paralyzing accident
The six-time Olympic champion swimmer says she feels most paralyzed in the pool.
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Wayde van Niekerk talks Usain Bolt’s records as he awaits IAAF decision
Van Niekerk also expained that he was labeled a traitor.
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Russian track and field stars cleared to compete as neutral athletes
Russia's only two reigning world champions can now compete.
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Simone Biles brought to tears on ‘Dancing with the Stars’
Biles discussed her most memorable year, which was not 2016.
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Little girl mimics Simone Biles on TV
A girl named Lucy danced along to a Biles floor exercise performance.
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Mao Asada announces sudden retirement from figure skating
Asada had said in recent months she planned to compete through the 2018 Olympics.
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Where does Sergio Garcia rank among Spain’s best Olympians?
A Spanish newspaper updated its list of 100 greatest Spain sports moments.
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Olympic, world champions miss South Korea Olympic short track team
The Olympic host nation's biggest medal hopes come in short track.
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FINA proposes mixed-gender relays, many new swim events for Tokyo Olympics
Michael Phelps' record might not be so untouchable anymore.
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Hilary Knight’s golden goal lifts U.S. past Canada for world title
The U.S. also got big help from surprise contributors.
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Russia hopes for boost from Olympic hockey turmoil
Russia could field a team of its best players even without NHL participation.
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Mikaela Shiffrin’s best season also brought the most anxiety
Shiffrin details throwing up before several races.
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WHO: Japan needs anti-smoking law ahead of Tokyo Olympics
Japanese organizers say smoking will be prohibited in indoor facilities at the Tokyo Olympics.
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Knight moves up record book; U.S. rolls to final with Canada
The Americans had their biggest rout of the tournament in the semis.
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Rio Olympic marathon winner fails drug test
Sumgong was the first Kenyan woman to win the Olympic marathon.
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Evgeni Malkin hopes Penguins will let him go to Olympics
What are other Russian stars saying?
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NBC Sports to air Diamond League track and field through 2019
The Diamond League season starts next month.
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Underdog Ironman athlete stars in version of famous Michael Phelps commercial
Johnny Agar and his dad famously raced Ironman Kona last year.
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List of NHL stars’ stances on trying to play at 2018 Olympics
A few players have voiced intention to play, while some have already said they're not.
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International baseball chief ‘confident’ after Olympic talks with MLB
More talks are expected to be held with MLB officials.
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Women to run apart from men in Tehran’s first marathon
At least 160 foreign runners, including 50 women, have signed up.
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Lillehammer considers Winter Olympic bid
Norway is one of a handful of nations to consider a 2026 Winter Olympic bid.
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Suspended Ryan Lochte entered in first meet since Rio Olympics
Lochte found a meet he's eligible for outside his USA Swimming ban.
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Lionel Messi puts Olympic gold medal in context of career
Messi considers his Olympic gold next to Champions League and U-20 World Cup titles.
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Nathan Chen, Karen Chen, Ashley Wagner return for one more event this season
The only U.S. medalists from worlds will not be competing.
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3 more Olympic medals stripped in IOC doping retests
One athlete is a three-time Olympic gold medalist.
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Gary Bettman elaborates on NHL's Olympic decision
"We left the door open, not for a negotiation, to see if anybody had a suggestion."
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U.S. Soccer, women’s national team agree on new contract
A group of players drew attention to the fight for a better contract a year ago.
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Aly Raisman expects to keep Mihai Brestyan as coach
Brestyan is now the Australia womens national team coach.
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LA 2024 Olympic bid gets lots of Facebook likes … from Pakistan
A report said that more than 700,000 of the 1 million accounts that liked LA 2024's Facebook page had done so within the past six weeks.
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Nancy Kerrigan pokes fun at Kristi Yamaguchi’s ‘break a leg’ comment
The Olympic teammates posed for a cheeky photo Monday.
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With no NHL, Olympic hockey nations turn to Plan B
Some former NHL players are currently in Europe.
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As NHL stars react to Olympics, who will follow Alex Ovechkin’s lead?
One NHL star refused to answer the question on Monday night.
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IIHF not giving up on NHL Olympic agreement
IOC and winter sports officials discusses the NHL announcement Tuesday.
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Alex Ovechkin: I’m still going to PyeongChang Olympics, NHL may be bluffing
Check out Ovechkin's full comments in reaction to the NHL's decision.
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Sidney Crosby still undecided about pushing for Olympic spot
"It’s a difficult situation to be in, there's no doubt, but I know some guys have been vocal about going regardless."
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Watch Simone Biles, Nancy Kerrigan on Vegas night on ‘Dancing with the Stars’
Kerrigan outscored Biles for the first time.
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Yevgeny Plushenko to coach Adelina Sotnikova
Plushenko never won back-to-back gold medals. Coaching Sotnikova to the feat will be difficult.
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U.S. women meet challenge, reach world championship semifinals
The U.S. gave up three goals, yet still won their last group-play game.
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PyeongChang Olympic organizers still hope for NHL players; IOC, IIHF react
The organizing committee is still hopeful that a "solution will be found for 2018."
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NHL says it will not participate in PyeongChang Olympics
"We now consider the matter officially closed."
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Takeaways from World Figure Skating Championships
The outlook for Nathan Chen, Ashley Wagner and the races for Olympic spots.
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PyeongChang Olympic torch relay start date set for Olympia
The torch relay will conclude Feb. 9 at the Opening Ceremony.
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North Korea confirms plan to participate at PyeongChang Olympics
North and South Korea are playing each other at events in each country this week.
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IAAF says it has been hacked, athlete medical info accessed
The governing body of track and field has been hacked by a group that previously attacked the World Anti-Doping Agency.
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IOC denies covering up 2008 Olympic doping cases from Jamaica
A documentary maker said "several" of the Caribbean island's athletes had traces of a banned substance.
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Japan’s superfans travel far for figure skating heroes
You could be forgiven for thinking this year's world figure skating championships took place in Japan, not Finland.
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U.S. women rout Russia at world hockey championship
The U.S. is rolling toward history in Plymouth.
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Yuzuru Hanyu rallies for world title; Nathan Chen struggles in free skate
Chen attempted a record number of quadruple jumps in one program.
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Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir, despite trip, win world title in comeback season
A U.S. couple dropped from third to ninth with a fall.
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U.S. blanks Canada to open world women’s hockey championship
Brianna Decker broke a scoreless tie late in the second period and Nicole Hensley stopped 18 shots.
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Yevgenia Medvedeva repeats as world champ; Karen Chen saves U.S.
Medvedeva is the first repeat women's world champion since Michelle Kwan.
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Dana Vollmer, six months pregnant, enters swim meet
Vollmer has not raced since winning a medal of every color in Rio.
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Dr. Dre joining Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bid team
Dr. Dre is on a list of 117 distinguished people announced by LA 2024.
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Surprising U.S. results in world championships short dance
The leaders are no surprise, but the order of U.S. finishes certainly is.
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Yevgeny Plushenko rules out Olympic comeback, retires
"I have undergone 15 surgeries, and it is difficult to take part in my fifth Olympics, I’m fed up with it."
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Watch Mikaela Shiffrin on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’
Shiffrin discussed her penchant for napping, skiing roots and more.
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Chinese pair holds on for first world title
The U.S. qualified its fewest Olympic pairs spots since 1924.
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Playing The Beatles, North Korean skaters aim for Olympics in South Korea
North Korea boycotted the only other Olympics in South Korea.
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Yuzuru Hanyu, Nathan Chen trail at world championships
The men's free skate is Saturday.
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How to watch IIHF Women’s World Hockey Championship
The U.S. women avoided a boycott and are ready to suit up in Plymouth, Mich.
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U.S. women’s hockey agreement could have far-reaching impact
Cammi Granato's biggest victory in hockey came 12 years after she retired.
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Russian pairs skater slices leg in worlds practice, needs 10 stitches (video)
Tarasova was cut by her partner's skate.
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World Cup champ lands first quad cork 1800 (video)
This Swiss teen is a ski slopestyle contender for PyeongChang.
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Mark McMorris’ brother details snowboarder’s life-threatening crash
"It was so hard for him to breathe, so that was my biggest concern with time."
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Chinese lead, star pairs struggle in world championships short program
One U.S. pair scored a personal best. The other didn't qualify for the free skate.
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Missy Franklin out due to shoulder surgeries
She has not raced since the Rio Olympics and will definitely miss the next USA Swimming Pro Series meet.
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More Olympic distance-running medalists banned for doping
Americans could receive medal upgrades.
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Maria Sharapova not fully committed to 2020 Olympic run
"I'd love to sit here today and say yes, but ..."
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USA Hockey, women’s national team strike deal, avoid worlds boycott
The world championship starts Friday.
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U.S. skier Laurenne Ross out months with knee injury
Another major injury for the U.S. Ski Team.
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U.S. gymnasts give emotional testimony about sexual abuse
"He abused me at my hotel room in Sydney."
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NBC coverage of PyeongChang Winter Olympics live across all time zones
Social media won’t be ahead of the action in any time zone.
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John Orozco reflects on gymnastics career, looks to new venture
Orozco detailed how he wanted to be remembered as a gymnast.
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Michael Phelps to participate in Shark Week
Perhaps Phelps can be encouraged to go underwater in a shark cage?
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World Figure Skating Championships ice dance preview
Maia and Alex Shibutani face their toughest field yet in this Olympic cycle.
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Nathan Chen ups ante at World Championships
Chen already owns the record for most quadruple jumps in one program. Now, he wants to do more.
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Watch Simone Biles, Nancy Kerrigan cha-cha on ‘Dancing with the Stars’
"What you did was nice, just not together," one judge said.
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U.S. senators speak up as women’s hockey worlds near with no resolution
The world championship tournament starts Friday.
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Ugandan Olympian’s body shuts down at World Cross-Country Champs (video)
The last kilometer was brutal to watch.
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Mark McMorris hospitalized after snowboarding accident
McMorris suffered several injuries and underwent surgeries the last two days.
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Several women’s players spurn worlds inquiry from USA Hockey
The players are from high schools, colleges and professional teams.
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World Figure Skating Championships pairs preview
Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford can extend their streak to the longest in 39 years.
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Ashley Caldwell will win or lose Olympic aerials gold with triples
Triples are the price of admission for the men, and while not unheard of among the women, the list of athletes who will try them is short.
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World Figure Skating Championships women’s preview
Everyone is chasing Russian Yevgenia Medvedeva, who may just be the most dominant skater in 30 years.
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U.S. women’s hockey players show solildarity in portraits
21 of the 23 players on the team posted one-word images.
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Nathan Chen marvels at his haircut in throwback Jason Brown photo
"This is amazing tho I can't believe you found this," Chen wrote.
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T.J. Oshie recreates Sochi Olympic shootout magic
Watch Oshie go head-to-head with Sergei Bobrovsky once more.
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USA Hockey to start reaching out to potential replacement players
The world championship tournament starts March 31 in Plymouth, Mich.
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NHL asked for decision on Olympics by end of April
NHL team owners have made it clear they don't want to stop their season again for the Winter Games and put their stars at risk of injury.
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Kristi Yamaguchi tells Nancy Kerrigan to ‘break a leg’ on ‘Dancing with the Stars’
Kerrigan and Yamaguchi talked before "Dancing with the Stars."
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World Figure Skating Championships TV schedule
How to watch the biggest figure skating event since the Sochi Olympics.
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Pressure on Ashley Wagner at world championships
The 2016 World silver medalist details her goal and mindset for next week.
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More Russians retroactively disqualified from Olympics
Since the IOC started retesting samples from the 2008 and 2012 Games, more than 30 Russians in various sports have tested positive.
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Gary Bettman: Assume NHL is not going to the Olympics
"From our standpoint there may not be any next steps."
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South Korea’s Olympic ringers sing their way onto the team
A rendition of the national anthem in front of immigration officials is a daunting but necessary hurdle.
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USA Hockey postpones worlds camp, cancels exhibition
Both sides remain hopeful that the team will suit up for the world championship tournament.
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Watch Simone Biles’ top-scoring ‘Dancing with the Stars’ debut
Also check out Nancy Kerrigan's first dance.
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Paris Olympic bid chief repeats: 2024 or nothing
LA Olympic bid officials made similar comments, but not quite as definitive.
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Alexa Scimeca Knierim grateful to return from life-threatening condition
The U.S. pairs champion had three surgeries for a rare condition that could have been fatal if not diagnosed.
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USA Hockey, players optimistic about worlds after meeting
A training camp was scheduled to start Wednesday.
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Dog gets loose, joins World Cup cross-country skiing race (video)
"It happens in cycling races, but I've never seen it in skiing."
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Iowa wrestler throws Olympic medalist coach at NCAA Championships
Terry Brands had to tell Cory Clark three times to throw him before the wrestler finally did as he was told.
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Kyle Snyder records another unprecedented feat at NCAA Championships
Snyder wasn't the only Rio medalist to come through in St. Louis.
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Senators owner on Erik Karlsson at Olympics: Maybe, if he was Canadian
"So I'm going to give Sweden my best player at the risk of him being injured, beating our Canadian team."
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Watch Rally driver take car down world’s oldest bobsled track
Mark Higgins had a bumpy ride in St. Moritz but managed to make it to the bottom.
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Satoko Miyahara to miss figure skating world championships
This boosts the U.S. skaters, who move up in pre-worlds rankings.
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2020 Olympic golf course changes membership policy
Critics said the club's policy was contrary to the spirit of the Olympics.
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Mikaela Shiffrin sixth in last race of season; eyes speed events in 2018
Shiffrin made 14 podiums in 25 starts this season.
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Katie Ledecky laps all but one swimmer to win NCAA title
Ledecky didn't come close to the time she wanted, though.
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Mikaela Shiffrin edged out in World Cup Finals slalom
Shiffrin has one more race this season on Sunday.
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Ledecky races to tie in 200 free at NCAA Championships
Katie Ledecky has one more individual race left in Indianapolis.
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Usain Bolt’s home finale to include Wayde van Niekerk, Olympic champs
Bolt set a goal time he has only met twice since the 2012 Olympics.
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Biles steps into ‘Dancing with the Stars’ as favorite
"I'm so nervous, because you have to get out of your comfort zone."
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Mikaela Shiffrin is fifth American to win World Cup overall title
There is still much for Shiffrin to strive for on the final weekend of the season.
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British film company buys rights to refugee Olympic swimmer’s story
A teenage refugee fled Syria and swam at the Olympics a year later.
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Norbert Sander, NYC Marathon winner and Armory restorer, dies at 74
Sander remains the only male New Yorker to win the New York City Marathon.
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Fukushima added as Tokyo 2020 Olympic baseball, softball venue
Fukushima was hit by a 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster.
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Watch Usain Bolt, Carl Lewis, Jesse Owens in the same race
Bolt actually loses ground in the final half of the sprint.
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American Breezy Johnson suffers leg fracture in downhill crash
Johnson did the splits and somersaulted in her crash.
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IOC closer to 2024, 2028 Olympic double vote
The Olympic Charter currently says host cities must be picked seven years in advance.
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Katie Ledecky wins first individual NCAA title with American record in final teen race
Ledecky has a showdown with another Olympic gold medalist on Friday.
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USA Gymnastics CEO Steve Penny resigns amid scandal
Read the statement from Penny.
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Lindsey Vonn crashes in final race of season
Lindsey Vonn goes into the Olympic year with one primary, tangible goal.
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Mikaela Shiffrin set to clinch World Cup overall title
Shiffrin will be the youngest overall champion since 2003.
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Vincent Zhou, U.S. silver medalist, wins World Junior Figure Skating Championship
It's easily the highest total score recorded by a skater that young.
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Gary Bettman: No evidence Olympics has improved NHL in North America
"All of the things that we do with our fans, social media, on a daily basis, poof, we disappear. Because the IOC doesn't let us do anything."
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IOC member apologizes for linking Russian ban to Nazis
The FIS president compared a ban on Russia to persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany.
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Katie Ledecky helps shatter American record in NCAA Champs debut
Ledecky is set for an individual-event showdown later this week.
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U.S. women’s hockey stars plan to boycott world championship
A statement was posted on social-media accounts of many Olympic medalists.
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Adorable girl steals show at World Junior Figure Skating Championships (video)
A tiny girl starred in the Opening Ceremony with precocious skating and spinning.
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Mikaela Shiffrin must wait to clinch World Cup overall title
There is a remote chance Shiffrin does not win the title.
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Ilka Stuhec beats Lindsey Vonn in World Cup Finals downhill
The Slovenian spoiled the day for Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin.
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