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American boxers rediscover teamwork

LONDON (AP) - Four years after USA Boxing hit a new low in Beijing, a revitalized American team is ready to punch back.

July 26, 2012 | | Olympics


Phelps showing leadership among swimmers

LONDON (AP) - Michael Phelps is speaking up on the brink of his last Olympics.

July 25, 2012 | | Olympics


Munich widows call for Olympic ceremony protest

LONDON (AP) - The widows of two Israeli Olympians killed by Palestinian gunmen at the 1972 Munich Olympics are urging spectators to stage a silent protest during Friday's opening ceremony for the London Games.

July 25, 2012 | | Olympics


Organizers display S Korea flag instead of N Korea

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) - London Olympic organizers mistakenly displayed the South Korean flag on a jumbo screen instead of North Korea's before a women's soccer match Wednesday, prompting the North Koreans to refuse to take the field for nearly an hour.

July 25, 2012 | | Olympics


US women open Olympics with win

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) - Twice, Hope Solo stretched to her left to stop the ball. Twice, she couldn't quite reach it.

July 25, 2012 | | Olympics


Pink carpet least of the issues for gymnasts

LONDON (AP) - To go for the gold, gymnasts at the O2 Arena will first have to navigate the pink.

July 25, 2012 | | Olympics


IAAF announces 9 new doping cases for Summer Games

MONACO (AP) - Nine track athletes were suspended ahead of the London Olympics for doping, including three who were caught in retests of samples from last year's world championships, the IAAF said Wednesday.

July 25, 2012 | | Olympics


Serena Williams is ready for Wimbledon again during Olympics tennis competition

LONDON (AP) - Serena Williams has had enough rest, a week away from the courts. She's also spent enough time away from Centre Court, and is more than ready to go for another title at Wimbledon.

July 24, 2012 | | Olympics


Ichiro excited by playoff possibility with Yankees

SEATTLE (AP) - Ichiro Suzuki last played in meaningful games in the final weeks of the regular season more than 10 years ago.

July 24, 2012 | | Olympics


Wanna bet? Gambling on Summer Games

LONDON (AP) - What are the odds of a UFO sighting during the London Olympics opening ceremony? Or of the final torch bearer tripping as they ascend to light the flame? Or would you prefer a more traditional wager on the battle for gold between Russia and Spain in synchronized swimming duos?

July 24, 2012 | | Olympics


Organizers have plan to speed up entry march

LONDON (AP) - Olympic organizers have a plan for speeding up the march of athletes during Friday's opening ceremony. Just don't ask what it is.

July 24, 2012 | | Olympics


Viewing guide for Olympics coverage that includes 5,535 hours from NBC

NEW YORK (AP) - The Summer Olympics opening ceremony takes place Friday, but the first of 5,535 hours that NBC is showing of the games begins Wednesday with qualifying rounds in women's soccer. With so many different options, viewers need a road map to make sense of it all.

July 24, 2012 | | Olympics


Sore foot forces world vault champ to take it easy

LONDON (AP) - World vault champion McKayla Maroney's sore right foot is getting a rest. Sam Mikulak's injured left ankle is getting a workout.

July 24, 2012 | | Olympics


WADA: 107 athletes banned from Summer Games for doping

LONDON (AP) - More than 100 athletes have been kept out of the London Olympics because of doping suspensions.

July 24, 2012 | | Olympics


Beckham says he has role in opening ceremonies on Friday

LONDON (AP) - David Beckham will have a role in the opening ceremony at the Olympics.

July 24, 2012 | | Olympics


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Will Trump help or hurt LA’s bid for Olympics?

NEW YORK (AP) - Four years ago, an unexpected guest crashed a celebration in Manhattan so he could hang out with U.S. Olympians who were ...

November 21, 2016 | | Olympics


L.A. bid to address Trump election

DOHA, Qatar (AP) - Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election looms over the race for the 2024 Summer Games as the three ...

November 15, 2016 | | Olympics


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