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LOS ANGELES — Organizers trying to land the 2024 Summer Olympics for Los Angeles would include a new football stadium in the games' ceremonies. ...
Wagner leads (relatively) old guard for US figure skating

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ashley Wagner remembers being glued to her TV in the winter of 1998, when a sprightly young figure skater named...
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BUDAPEST, Hungary — Russian weightlifter Khadzhimurat Akkayev has failed a retest of his doping sample from the 2012 Olympics. ...
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NEW DELHI — India's government revoked the suspension of the Indian Olympic Association after it stepped back from a proposal to appoint two tainted...
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MOSCOW — Still mired in a doping scandal and with a track team banned from international competition, the president of the Russian Olympic Committee...
Returning from hip surgery, Julia Mancuso has new balance

ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria — Returning to World Cup skiing after 22 months, Julia Mancuso has found a new balance in her life. ...
US figure skater Gold had no inkling of Russian doping

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — American figure skater Gracie Gold says she never could have imagined the scope of Russian doping at the Sochi Olympics,...
3 Chinese weightlifters lose 2008 Olympic titles for doping

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Three Chinese women weightlifters have been stripped of Olympic titles for doping at their home 2008 Beijing Games. ...
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RIO DE JANEIRO — The coach of Brazil's highly-successful national men's volleyball team, Bernardo Rezende, has announced his retirement. ...
After 2 decades, Wielgus leaving as head of USA Swimming

USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus is retiring after leading a federation that brought home 156 Olympic medals during his 20 years at the...

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