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7/11/2014 8:34 AM
4 suspended for rigging ski results
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended today for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

7/7/2014 12:00 PM
Almaty, Beijing, Oslo make list for 2022 Olympics
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — As the IOC seeks to dispel concerns the Olympics are too expensive, two former host cities and one former also-ran advanced to the final phase today in the troubled race for the 2022 Winter Games.

5/16/2014 10:59 AM
Swimmer Phelps has work to do
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Michael Phelps had the ninth-fastest time in the preliminaries of the 200-meter freestyle at the Charlotte Grand Prix.

5/7/2014 1:07 PM
NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — NBC secured the U.S. broadcast rights to the Olympics through 2032 today in a record six-games deal worth $7.75 billion.

5/6/2014 2:27 PM
Basketball used in 1936 Olympics up for sale
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A Kansas sports promoter is seeking a buyer for the ball used in the first Olympic gold medal basketball game, a 1936 clash in Hitler’s Berlin in which the U.S. team beat Canada 19-8 in a pouring rain.

4/18/2014 11:44 AM
'Miracle on Ice' gold medal to be auctioned
MINNEAPOLIS — One of the Olympic gold medals earned after the famed “Miracle on Ice” hockey game in 1980 will be auctioned beginning next week.

4/14/2014 12:31 PM
Swimming great Phelps ending retirement
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

4/8/2014 1:57 PM
Strike continues at Rio Olympic venues
RIO DE JANEIRO  — More than 2,000 workers stayed away from venue construction sites for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics today as a strike that began last week continued without an end in sight.