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  1. President Obama meets Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (video)

    Apr 9, 2015, 6:57 PM EDT

    Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

    “Well, you have the fastest people on the planet. You’ve got to say hi to them, right?”

  2. Michael Johnson ‘bringing the gold shoes back,’ shoots Nike commercial

    Apr 9, 2015, 6:28 PM EDT

    Michael Johnson

    Johnson wore different styles of gold shoes in Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000.

  3. Erin Hamlin, U.S. lugers to chop off hair to support teammate

    Apr 9, 2015, 12:59 PM EDT

    Erin Hamlin

    A 14-year-old luger has Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

  4. Paris set for next step in 2024 Olympic bid

    Apr 9, 2015, 12:20 PM EDT

    Eiffel Tower

    Paris last bid for the 2012 Olympics and was considered a favorite but lost to London.

  5. Flashback: Michael Phelps at the Sydney 2000 Olympics

    Apr 9, 2015, 11:30 AM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    How Phelps’ first Olympics played out on the NBC broadcast.

  6. U.S. Ski Team parts with women’s speed events coach

    Apr 8, 2015, 12:12 PM EDT

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    Lindsey Vonn and Co. will have a new coach for a second straight season.

  7. Who will be the oldest men’s golfer at Rio Olympics?

    Apr 8, 2015, 11:42 AM EDT

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    Champions Tour golfers from Germany, Fiji and Spain have a shot.

  8. Russian law proposed to limit athletes to 2 Olympics

    Apr 7, 2015, 12:46 PM EDT

    Yelena Isinbayeva

    One of Russia’s biggest Olympic stars could be blocked from competing in Rio.

  9. Michael Phelps enters first swim meet since suspension, with more U.S. stars

    Apr 7, 2015, 12:19 PM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    Two other U.S. swimming superstars will join him in Arizona.

  10. Cameron McEvoy now ‘the hunted’ in Australian swimming

    Apr 7, 2015, 9:19 AM EDT

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    Intriguing results from the marquee event at the Australian Championships.

  11. NBC Sports to broadcast every AVP beach volleyball final this season

    Apr 6, 2015, 1:44 PM EDT

    Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross

    A total of 17.5 hours of coverage across NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra.

  12. Watch Norway Team Ulsrud’s trick shot at World Curling Championship

    Apr 6, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT

    Thomas Ulsrud

    “If you’re ever going to play it, this was the time.”

  13. Grant Hackett qualifies for World Championships after 6-year retirement

    Apr 6, 2015, 10:28 AM EDT

    Grant Hackett

    But two younger Australian champions’ futures are in question after slow times.

  14. Japanese woman, 100, swims 1500m record

    Apr 6, 2015, 9:01 AM EDT

    Mieka Nagaoka

    Mieko Nagaoka has a book titled, “I’m 100 years old and the world’s best active swimmer.”

  15. U.S. outlasts Canada in thriller to win World Championship

    Apr 4, 2015, 12:25 PM EDT


    It marked the highest-scoring game in the rivalry’s history.

  16. U.S., Canada advance to World Women’s Hockey Championship final

    Apr 3, 2015, 12:21 PM EDT


    They’ve met in every World Championship final.

  17. Liu Xiang to announce retirement next week, reports say

    Apr 3, 2015, 8:49 AM EDT

    Liu Xiang

    Liu hasn’t competed since an Achilles injury derailed his London 2012 bid.

  18. Watch Marcel Hirscher ski with exploding colors

    Apr 2, 2015, 4:06 PM EDT

    Marcel Hirscher

    “At each gate I was blinded for a split second.”