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  1. Olympic Year in Review: Headlines

    Dec 26, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

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    Several stories kept our attention throughout the year.

  2. Olympic Year in Review: Social Media

    Dec 25, 2014, 3:56 PM EDT

    Wolf

    A fake wolf, a prom crasher and #Karching.

  3. Olympic Year in Review: Photos

    Dec 24, 2014, 1:35 PM EDT

    Sochi Olympic bear

    The milestone, emotional and viral images from 2014.

  4. Olympic Year in Review: Summer Sports

    Dec 23, 2014, 12:35 PM EDT

    Katie Ledecky

    As Katie Ledecky reeled off world records, other Olympic stars struggled through adversity.

  5. Olympic Year in Review: Winter Sports

    Dec 22, 2014, 12:19 PM EDT

    Sochi 2014

    A sport-by-sport breakdown of what we learned in Sochi and beyond.

  6. Year in Review: Murray takes Centre Court

    Jan 1, 2013, 10:57 AM EDT

    Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

    OlympicTalk’s writers recount some of their favorite moments from the 2012 London Games. In a way, the All England Club was a quieter, more subdued version of Wimbledon during the 2012 Olympics in London. The total number of fans on the grounds was kept lower that the month prior, for security purposes, and Centre Court had lost…

  7. Year in Review: Boris Johnson steals the show

    Dec 31, 2012, 6:10 PM EDT

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    OlympicTalk’s writers recount some of their favorite moments from the 2012 London Games. Usain Bolt, McKayla Maroney, Mo Farah and many others stamped the Olympics with the indelible mark of their personalities, yet arguably the most entertaining person at the 2012 London Olympics wasn’t an athlete at all. Boris Johnson, the beloved mayor of London, who apparently…

  8. Year in Review: For Rebecca Soni, pink equals gold

    Dec 31, 2012, 5:51 PM EDT

    Rebecca Soni

    OlympicTalk’s writers recount some of their favorite moments from the 2012 London Games. Rebecca Soni received a lot of attention in London, not only because she frequently sported a hot pink swimsuit, but because she also broke the world record for the women’s 200m breaststroke not once, but twice during the 2012 Games. Soni first broke the…

  9. Year in Review: Burroughs lives up to his promise

    Dec 31, 2012, 1:20 PM EDT

    Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

    OlympicTalk’s writers recount some of their favorite moments from the 2012 London Games. When Jordan Burroughs sat down at his computer in January of 2011 and decided on the Twitter handle @alliseeisgold, the then 22-year-old from New Jersey had no freestyle international experience and was fresh off a major knee injury that sidelined him for…

  10. Year in Review: Jordan Jovtchev proves age ain’t nothing

    Dec 30, 2012, 5:29 PM EDT

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    OlympicTalk’s writers recount some of their favorite moments from the 2012 London Games.  The U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team was the overall youngest team competing in London this year and by almost all accounts, the most exciting. However, there were a few athletes on the floor who proved age is in fact, just a number. Perhaps…

  11. Year in Review: Shin A-Lam triumphs in protest, victory

    Dec 30, 2012, 9:58 AM EDT

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    OlympicTalk’s writers recount some of their favorite moments from the 2012 London Games.  One of the most triumphant series of events during the London Games began as one of the most controversial – and most awkward. It started with South Korean fencer Shin A-Lam sitting on the fencing strip, sobbing uncontrollably after she lost a…

  12. 15 Olympic sports events to watch in 2015

    Jan 2, 2015, 1:54 PM EDT

    AP

    Including beach volleyball next to a ship and a World Championships in Las Vegas.

  13. Mikaela Shiffrin ends podium drought in Kuhtai giant slalom (video)

    Dec 28, 2014, 1:32 PM EDT

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    Shiffrin gave up her lead after the first run but hung on for third in foggy conditions.

  14. Jordyn Wieber not planning on Rio Olympics, report says

    Dec 28, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

    Jordyn Wieber

    Wieber hasn’t competed since the London Olympics.

  15. Adelina Sotnikova named European Championships alternate

    Dec 28, 2014, 7:28 AM EDT

    AP

    Russia selects three women for European Championships, but neither of its Sochi Olympians.

  16. Skier crashes, takes out Bridgestone banner (video)

    Dec 22, 2014, 2:38 PM EDT

    Samu Torsti

    Finland’s Samu Torsti slid while wrapped in a banner for 25 seconds.