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  1. Youth Olympics begin with festive Opening Ceremony in Nanjing (photos)

    Aug 16, 2014, 10:31 AM EDT

    Youth Olympics

    IOC president calls on youth athletes to “set a record for selfies.”

  2. Michael Phelps enters 5 events at Pan Pacific Championships

    Aug 15, 2014, 12:53 PM EDT

    Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte

    Stars missing from Brazil, China, Japan and South Africa.

  3. Some athletes from Ebola-hit nations barred from competing at Youth Olympics

    Aug 15, 2014, 11:46 AM EDT

    Youth Olympics

    Other athletes from those nations subject to regular temperature and physical assessment.

  4. Usain Bolt’s baton from Commonwealth Games relay auctioned off

    Aug 14, 2014, 5:01 PM EDT

    Usain Bolt

    Bolt is next scheduled to race in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.

  5. Runner DQ’d at European Championships for taking shirt off before win

    Aug 14, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

    ATHLETICS-EURO-2014

    Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad cleared the final steeplechase barrier, then went topless.

  6. Amy Van Dyken-Rouen ‘1,000 times better’ leaving hospital (video)

    Aug 14, 2014, 3:27 PM EDT

    Amy Van Dyken-Rouen

    Six-time Olympic champion swimmer severed spine in ATV accident June 7.

  7. Janet Evans sees parallels with Katie Ledecky

    Aug 14, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

    Katie Ledecky, Janet Evans

    Former distance queen has words of wisdom, caution for 17-year-old star.

  8. Six months since Sochi: international figure skaters

    Aug 14, 2014, 11:52 AM EDT

    Tatyana Volosozhar, Maksim Trankov

    Breaks, splits and a Steven Spielberg letter for medalists since the Olympics.

  9. Yuna Kim: ‘The classification I received was what I deserved’

    Aug 14, 2014, 9:22 AM EDT

    Yuna Kim

    Sochi silver medalist doesn’t blame anyone for controversial results.

  10. U.S. roster for Youth Olympics includes London Olympian

    Aug 13, 2014, 2:27 PM EDT

    Lily Zhang

    Lily Zhang returns after competing in table tennis in 2012 at age 16.

  11. Six months since Sochi: U.S. figure skaters

    Aug 13, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT

    Sochi Olympics Figure Skating

    What have the Sochi Olympic medalists been up to?

  12. Lance Armstrong remembers Robin Williams

    Aug 13, 2014, 11:02 AM EDT

    Lance Armstrong, Robin Williams

    Late comedian visited cyclist during his Tour de France wins.

  13. Unconscious swimmer revived at European open water championships

    Aug 13, 2014, 10:32 AM EDT

    Natalie Charlos

    Poland’s Natalia Charlos was rescued near the finish of the 10km.

  14. Jason Lezak on life in retirement

    Aug 12, 2014, 4:49 PM EDT

    Jason Lezak

    Beijing Olympic relay star still swims fast in one particular setting.

  15. Olympic silver medalist Eddy Alvarez promoted in White Sox system

    Aug 12, 2014, 3:19 PM EDT

    Eddy Alvarez

    Short track speed skater moves up to Class A ball.

  16. Tyler Clary does belly flop at U.S. Swimming Championships (video)

    Aug 12, 2014, 2:53 PM EDT

    Tyler Clary

    It’s become a signature move for the individual medley and backstroke champion.

  17. Man runs 137 miles in 24 hours with no shoes

    Aug 12, 2014, 2:19 PM EDT

    Andrew Snope

    Andrew Snope average 5.7 miles per hour for an entire day.

  18. Robin Williams and the Olympics (video)

    Aug 12, 2014, 1:14 PM EDT

    Robin Williams

    Williams opened a “Saturday Night Live” monologue talking Sarajevo 1984 and was an impressive high school runner.

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