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U.S. Olympic Committee Announces City Of Los Angeles As The Bid To Host 2024 Olympics

The U.S. Olympic Committee has formally named the city of Los Angeles as the U.S. bid to host the 2024 Olympics.

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U.S. Men’s Basketball Team Starts Road To Rio

Though still nearly a year away, it’s clear the U.S. has plenty of players who want to go to Rio de Janeiro.

08/12/2015

Michael Phelps competes in the Men's 200 Meter IM final during the 2015 Phillips 66 National Championships at the Northside Swim Center on August 9, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Phelps Back On Top As Focus Turns To Rio

Michael Phelps already has far more medals than any Olympic athlete. There is no longer any reason to doubt he’ll have another massive haul in Rio.

08/11/2015

The Olympic flag with the iconic Olympic rings is pictured during IOC Executive Board meetings, held at the Westminster Bridge Park Plaza on April 6, 2011 in London, England. (credit: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Beijing Picked To Host 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, defeating the bid from Almaty in a surprisingly close vote to become the first city awarded both the winter and summer games.

07/31/2015

Bruce Jenner of the USA celebrates during his record setting performance in the decathlon in the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. (credit: Tony Duffy/Allsport)

Jenner’s Olympic Torch Nets $24,000 At Auction

The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, sold for just under $24,000 at an auction of sports memorabilia Thursday.

07/31/2015

Chinese people wearing traditional costumes gather to celebrate as Beijing is announced as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, in Shijiazhuang, the capital of northern China\'s Hebei province on July 31, 2015.  Performers erupted into orchestrated dancing and flag-waving in Beijing as the Chinese capital won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics host, with experts describing it as the only \"safe\" choice but campaign groups condemning the decision.   CHINA OUT   AFP PHOTO

The Olympics Are Heading Back To Beijing

By David Heim The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that Beijing has won the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, marking the second time Beijing will have the honors. Beijing defeated Kazakhstan […]

07/31/2015

Gabrielle Douglas of the United States looks on before competing on the uneven bars in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Gabby Douglas Ready For Golden Return

Competing in the Olympics in Rio de Janiero was always part of the plan for Gabby Douglas, even the day after she made history in London with a showstopping performance.

07/24/2015

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What Happens To Streets Named Bruce Jenner?

Some residents in Texas are musing over what to do with streets named ‘Bruce Jenner’ after the Olympic champion revealed last week that her new name is Caitlyn Jenner.

06/09/2015

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Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav ‘Slava’ Fetisov On “Red Army”

“Red Army” revolves around Vyacheslav “Slava” Fetisov – the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you’ll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia’s hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.

01/22/2015

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Phelps Miffed That He’s Not Going Faster

Michael Phelps has never been the patient type. The winningest athlete in Olympic history figured that he would be putting up better times at this stage of his comeback.

07/11/2014

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Trending: Mourning Louis Zamperini, Crying Politician, Fetch Or Bust

A look at the stories creating buzz on social media sites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and others.

07/03/2014

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6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

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