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  1. European Games Opening Ceremony highlights in pictures

    Jun 12, 2015, 4:59 PM EDT

    European Games

    The inaugural edition of the event is in Baku, Azerbaijan.

  2. Usain Bolt on meeting President Obama, Lexi Thompson, what he whispered to Ryan Bailey

    Jun 12, 2015, 4:33 PM EDT

    Usain Bolt, Barack Obama

    Bolt races in New York for the first time in seven years on Saturday, live on NBC.

  3. Tug of war, football among 26 sports applying for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

    Jun 12, 2015, 8:23 AM EDT

    Tug of War

    We’ll soon learn the finalists to be added for the 2020 Games.

  4. Adidas Grand Prix preview, schedule, broadcast info

    Jun 12, 2015, 7:53 AM EDT


    Plus, Usain Bolt looks back at his world record in New York in 2008.

  5. David Wilson gets one chance to qualify for USA Track and Field Championships

    Jun 11, 2015, 4:21 PM EDT


    Wilson plans to jump a qualifying mark in his first meet since 2011.

  6. U.S. rugby teams can qualify for Rio Olympics this weekend

    Jun 11, 2015, 3:10 PM EDT

    Carlin Isles

    How to watch the U.S. men and women try to earn trips to Rio.

  7. Acrobat double backflips into pants (video)

    Jun 11, 2015, 12:55 PM EDT

    Acrobat trousers

    Raymond Butler has also performed at an NBA game and on “American Ninja Warrior.”

  8. Lance Armstrong: I’m Lord Voldemort

    Jun 11, 2015, 8:24 AM EDT


    Armstrong also noted a specific Tour de France instance he wish he could erase.

  9. Brazil president: Rio 2016’s goal to be better than London 2012

    Jun 11, 2015, 7:47 AM EDT

    Dilma Rousseff

    Brazil’s population is three times that of Great Britain, but South America has never hosted an Olympics.

  10. Baseball, softball submit Olympic proposal for Tokyo 2020

    Jun 11, 2015, 7:20 AM EDT

    Olympic baseball

    A key decision by Tokyo 2020 organizers is expected June 22.

  11. Anderson Silva abandons Rio 2016 Olympic hopes, report says

    Jun 10, 2015, 4:47 PM EDT

    Anderson Silva

    The 40-year-old UFC champion hoped to fight in a combat sport in Rio.

  12. Matthew Dellavedova and the Olympics

    Jun 10, 2015, 9:06 AM EDT

    Matthew Dellavedova

    For the second straight year, an Australian Olympian is buzzing at the NBA Finals.

  13. Predicting U.S. Olympic women’s soccer roster based off World Cup

    Jun 9, 2015, 4:48 PM EDT

    Abby Wambach

    Will anybody not on the World Cup team make the Olympic team?

  14. Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin headline Santa Clara swim meet

    Jun 9, 2015, 2:19 PM EDT

    Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin

    Michael Phelps had his poorest meet since 2000 last time out.

  15. Michelle Wie: Olympics may be more important than majors

    Jun 9, 2015, 11:54 AM EDT

    Michelle Wie

    Wie would not qualify for the Olympics if the rankings hold into next summer.

  16. David Wilson, ex-NFL running back, to triple jump at Adidas Grand Prix

    Jun 9, 2015, 11:22 AM EDT

    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 09:  David Wilson #22 of the New York Giants celebrates his third touchdown of the game against the New Orleans Saints on December 9, 2012 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

    Wilson will have to improve his personal best mightily to have a shot at the Olympics.

  17. Watch Jonathan Horton, Kacy Catanzaro on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

    Jun 8, 2015, 11:09 PM EDT

    Jonathan Horton

    One gymnast completed the course, and the other splashed out.

  18. Olympics add events for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games

    Jun 8, 2015, 3:18 PM EDT

    Sage Kotsenburg

    The Winter Olympic program is now at more than 100 events for the first time.

  19. Mo Farah’s medical data to be investigated by UK Athletics

    Jun 8, 2015, 1:34 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    Process will review “every aspect of our relationship” with Salazar.

  20. Oscar Pistorius set to leave prison, move to house arrest

    Jun 8, 2015, 10:45 AM EDT

    Oscar Pistorius

    “10 months for taking a life is simply not enough,” Reeva Steenkamp’s parents said.