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  1. Usain Bolt, Missy Franklin lead Olympians on most marketable athletes list

    May 20, 2014, 10:31 AM EDT

    Usain Bolt

    Bolt came in at No. 6 on the list. No. 1 is a British star.

  2. U.S., Rio officials to test polluted Olympic bay before August competition

    May 19, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

    Guanabara Bay

    US Sailing may recommend antibiotics pending water-quality test results.

  3. Michael Phelps’ return means new ending for most decorated Olympian

    May 19, 2014, 1:52 PM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    What would make for a new perfect ending for Michael Phelps, asks Joe Posnanski.

  4. Liu Xiang expects to return in 2015

    May 19, 2014, 12:18 PM EDT

    Liu Xiang

    Oft-injured 2004 Olympic champion hasn’t competed since London Games.

  5. Seb Coe, IAAF to explore Tyson Gay case

    May 19, 2014, 11:07 AM EDT

    Seb Coe

    “We would need to know what ‘significant assistance’ meant,” IAAF vice president said.

  6. Runner, cyclist beaten after celebrating too early (video)

    May 19, 2014, 10:01 AM EDT

    Taoufik Makhloufi

    Lowlight reel moments at Tour of California, Diamond League.

  7. St. Petersburg still in the mix for 2024 Olympic bid

    May 19, 2014, 9:05 AM EDT

    St. Petersburg

    Russia’s second largest city could rival U.S. bid.

  8. Mao Asada to sit out next season, unsure about retiring

    May 19, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

    Mao Asada

    World champion can’t see herself competing at 2018 Olympics.

  9. Olympic champions tie in 100m freestyle on final day of Charlotte Grand Prix

    May 18, 2014, 7:37 PM EDT

    Swimming - 15th FINA World Championships: Day Fourteen

    Two swimmers separated by 12 years in Olympic titles post identical times.

  10. Mixed finishes for Allyson Felix, Justin Gatlin in Shanghai (video)

    May 18, 2014, 1:49 PM EDT

    Justin Gatlin

    Felix raced for the first time since tearing her hamstring at the World Championships.

  11. Katinka Hosszu wins 2 events again at Charlotte Grand Prix

    May 17, 2014, 10:11 PM EDT

    Katinka Hosszu

    Hungarian medley champion attempted ambitious triple.

  12. Miracle on Ice gold medal sells for $262,900

    May 17, 2014, 5:44 PM EDT

    Mark Pavelich medal

    Mark Pavelich became second Miracle player to sell gold medal.

  13. Michael Phelps notches first event win of comeback

    May 16, 2014, 7:16 PM EDT

    Arena Grand Prix at Charlotte - Day 1

    Phelps is finished in Charlotte, but tough swimming lies ahead.

  14. U.S. women’s bobsled coach loses job

    May 16, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

    Todd Hays

    U.S. Bobsled merged its men’s and women’s programs under one coach.

  15. Allyson Felix, Justin Gatlin headline Shanghai Diamond League; preview

    May 16, 2014, 3:32 PM EDT

    Allyson Felix

    Sprinters take the spotlight for second Diamond League meet.

  16. Yohan Blake wants to try different sport after track career

    May 16, 2014, 11:20 AM EDT

    Yohan Blake

    Blake says he wants to retire from track at age 29.

  17. Michael Phelps qualifies for A finals, scratches one event in Charlotte

    May 16, 2014, 10:52 AM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    Most decorated Olympian in second meet of comeback.

  18. Rio 2016 says 38 percent of venues ready

    May 15, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT

    Rio de Janeiro

    Eleven of 29 permanent venues are ready, organizers say.

  19. Michael Phelps still fueled to win going into second comeback meet

    May 15, 2014, 6:37 PM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    Phelps still has burning desire to win during “fun” comeback.

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