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  1. Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale have Olympic 100m final speed, Liverpool manager says

    Oct 20, 2014, 10:54 AM EDT

    Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale

    How fast would they have to traverse the Bernabeu to have Olympic 100m final speed?

  2. Landon Donovan and the Olympics

    Oct 9, 2014, 2:17 PM EDT

    Landon Donovan

    Donovan was youngest member of the 2000 U.S. Olympic men’s soccer team, one month before his first USMNT cap.

  3. Great Britain men’s soccer team unlikely for 2016 Olympics, says Coe

    Oct 7, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

    Daniel Sturridge

    Team GB had an Olympic soccer team for the first time in 52 years in 2012.

  4. South Korea beats North Korea in final seconds of Asian Games men’s soccer final

    Oct 2, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

    South Korea men's soccer

    See video of finish in added time of extra time in Incheon.

  5. North Korea vs. South Korea in Asian Games men’s soccer final

    Oct 1, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

    North Korea men's soccer

    Game will be played in South Korea with more than a gold medal at stake.

  6. What London’s Olympic Stadium will look like as West Ham’s home (photos)

    Sep 25, 2014, 11:16 AM EDT

    West Ham Olympic Stadium

    Premier League club to move into the stadium in 2016.

  7. IOC: FIFA boss says 2022 World Cup won’t clash with Olympics

    Sep 9, 2014, 10:52 AM EDT

    Sepp Blatter, Jacques Rogge

    Qatar World Cup could change dates to due high summer temperatures.

  8. One FIFA alternative 2022 World Cup window could creep into Feb.

    Sep 8, 2014, 1:18 PM EDT

    Sepp Blatter

    Qatar World Cup could start in November or January instead of June-July.

  9. Brazil’s Olympic coach wants Neymar to play at Rio 2016

    Jul 28, 2014, 9:32 AM EDT

    Brazil's forward Neymar (L) is challenge

    Neymar played in 2012, but there’s a new obstacle that could keep him out of 2016.

  10. Free Rio Olympic tickets will be offered to diversify crowds, reports say

    Jul 11, 2014, 5:58 PM EDT

    Christ the Redeemer

    Olympics will be Brazil’s “top priority” come Monday.

  11. Obstacles for Tim Howard to return to Brazil for Olympics

    Jul 2, 2014, 8:21 AM EDT

    Tim Howard

    Age, qualification, crammed schedule are in the way.

  12. The ultimate Olympic World Cup field

    Jun 18, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT

    Olympic World Cup

    What the World Cup groups would look like if nations were represented by their greatest Olympians.

  13. Flopping at World Cup impresses U.S. Olympic diving coach

    Jun 18, 2014, 11:24 AM EDT

    Drew Johansen

    Coach judges Fred’s dive for Brazil a 9.5 on Olympic scale.

  14. Olympic stars show support for U.S. Soccer at World Cup

    Jun 16, 2014, 8:49 PM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    Michael Phelps, Mikaela Shiffrin and more follow U.S.-Ghana.

  15. World Cup stars who played in Olympics (photos)

    Jun 10, 2014, 12:59 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar were Olympians before World Cup debuts.

  16. Remembering South Korea’s ‘Ohno celebration’ at 2002 World Cup

    Jun 9, 2014, 11:16 AM EDT

    Apolo Ohno

    South Korean goal scorer mimicked Apolo Ohno after controversial 2002 Winter Olympics.

  17. Qatar 2022 World Cup decision to come in 2015, official says

    Mar 17, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

    2013 AFC Annual Awards

    World Cup expected to be shifted to winter but not clash with Olympics.

  18. Lionel Messi named Youth Olympic Games ambassador

    Mar 12, 2014, 11:10 AM EDT

    Lionel Messi

    Soccer star to promote Buenos Aires event.

  19. Usain Bolt on playing for Jamaican soccer team: Anything is possible

    Mar 2, 2014, 11:40 AM EDT

    Usain Bolt

    Jamaican coach hopes Bolt wants to play after 2016 Olympics.

  20. Olympic soccer star fails on ‘Happy Gilmore’ golf shot (video)

    Feb 27, 2014, 4:36 PM EDT

    Sydney Leroux

    Sydney Leroux is an excellent striker, but not of golf balls.

  21. Qatar 2022 World Cup in winter should not clash with Olympics

    Jan 8, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Sepp Blatter

    The 2022 World Cup will not be played during the hot summer in Qatar, a FIFA official said, but the proposed time window would not cross into the 2022 Winter Olympics. “The dates of the World Cup will not be in June or July,” FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke told France Inter Radio, according to…

  22. Nelson Mandela’s impact on sports

    Dec 5, 2013, 6:01 PM EDT

    Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela, who became South Africa’s first black president after spending 27 years in prison during an era of racial oppression, died at age 95 on Thursday. Mandela’s reach was global, in many aspects. Some of his most enduring images came with a backdrop of sports. He grew up an amateur boxer who admired the…

  23. Sepp Blatter confirms he doesn’t want 2022 World Cup to clash with Olympics

    Nov 8, 2013, 10:29 AM EDT

    Sepp Blatter

    FIFA presidentĀ Sepp BlatterĀ said “consultations” are starting on moving the 2022 Qatar World Cup to the winter, but that it won’t overlap with the 2022 Olympics. “It can only be done in November-December, not January-February,” Blatter told reporters in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Friday, according to Agence France-Presse. Blatter is also an International Olympic…