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  1. USOC chairman ‘more optimistic than ever’ about 2024 U.S. bid

    Jul 25, 2014, 4:07 PM EDT

    Olympic Rings

    USOC met with representatives from four finalist cities this week.

  2. Runner with age discrepancy withdrawn from World Junior Championships

    Jul 25, 2014, 3:47 PM EDT

    IAAF World Junior Championships

    Bahrain runner listed with 1996 birthday may have been born in 1990.

  3. Skateboarding to be showcased aside Youth Olympics

    Jul 25, 2014, 2:24 PM EDT

    Skateboarding

    A step forward as skateboarding seeks Olympic inclusion.

  4. Bradley Wiggins probably done with Tour de France

    Jul 25, 2014, 11:36 AM EDT

    Bradley Wiggins

    Brit can make Olympic history on the track in 2016.

  5. Mary Cain wins World Junior Championships 3000m (video)

    Jul 25, 2014, 10:07 AM EDT

    Mary Cain

    Cain emerged from being boxed in to beat Kenyans.

  6. Australian women break 4x100m free relay world record

    Jul 24, 2014, 4:57 PM EDT

    Cate Campbell

    How it impacts the U.S. and potential Olympic history for Missy Franklin.

  7. Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross clicking ahead of World Series of Beach Volleyball

    Jul 24, 2014, 2:22 PM EDT

    Kerri Walsh

    U.S. pair is top seed at biggest tournament in the U.S. this year.

  8. Mo Farah withdraws from Commonwealth Games

    Jul 24, 2014, 11:25 AM EDT

    Mo Farah

    Lingering illness keeps Olympic, World champion from competing.

  9. Queen photobombs Commonwealth Games athlete selfie

    Jul 24, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT

    Jayde Taylor

    Australian field hockey player’s photo goes viral.

  10. Japan’s prime minister wants to hold Robot Olympics in 2020

    Jul 23, 2014, 4:12 PM EDT

    Mideast Iran RoboCup

    Hopes to create a “robotic revolution.”

  11. Brazil eyes 27 to 30 medals at Rio Olympics

    Jul 23, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT

    2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony

    Brazil has never won more than 17 medals at an Olympics.

  12. USOC to meet with leaders from 2024 Olympic bid candidate cities

    Jul 23, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT

    USOC logo

    Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C. in the running.

  13. London Olympic cauldron plagiarism dispute settled

    Jul 23, 2014, 12:02 PM EDT

    London Olympic Cauldron

    LOCOG acknowledges U.S. firm submitted designs that ended up being part of the cauldron.

  14. Stella McCartney to design Rio 2016 uniforms for Great Britain

    Jul 23, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT

    Stella McCartney

    Fashion star also created Team GB kits for London 2012.

  15. Vin Baker’s gold medal from 2000 Olympics set for auction

    Jul 23, 2014, 9:10 AM EDT

    Vin Baker

    Opening bid much higher than final price for another Olympic basketball medal.

  16. Usain Bolt not happy with Tyson Gay’s reduced ban

    Jul 22, 2014, 5:21 PM EDT

    Olympics Day 15 - Athletics

    “It is sending a bad message,” Bolt said.

  17. Gabby Douglas helps girl’s dream come true with Make-A-Wish

    Jul 22, 2014, 4:58 PM EDT

    Gabby Douglas

    Amarissa, 13, is a former gymnast who suffers from lupus.

  18. Yohan Blake out ‘quite a long time,’ coach says

    Jul 22, 2014, 2:24 PM EDT

    Yohan Blake

    Blake recently had hamstring surgery.

  19. David Boudia ponders a third diving event leading to 2016

    Jul 22, 2014, 12:24 PM EDT

    David Boudia

    Olympic champion finished his season in Shanghai last week.

  20. First Olympic golf qualification rankings released

    Jul 21, 2014, 6:09 PM EDT

    Rory McIlroy

    U.S. stars would not make the Olympic field if it was determined today.

  21. Big 12 commissioner says men’s Olympic sports could be cut

    Jul 21, 2014, 3:13 PM EDT

    Bob Bowlsby

    NCAA’s current lawsuits may cut funding.

  22. Dutch cyclist cheats death twice, avoids both Malaysian Airlines flights

    Jul 21, 2014, 2:11 PM EDT

    Maarten de Jonge

    “It’s inconceivable,” Maarten de Jonge said.

  23. U.S. men’s volleyball stuns Brazil to win World League

    Jul 21, 2014, 12:51 PM EDT

    FIVB World League Final Six - Finals

    NCAA Player of the Year was tournament MVP.

  24. 90-plus-year-old men set 3 world relay records at USATF Masters

    Jul 21, 2014, 10:43 AM EDT

    Champion Goldy

    Extraordinary men include war veterans, longtime NASA worker, Methodist minister.