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At 37, gymnast Chusovitina still going strong

LONDON (AP) - Oksana Chusovitina shouldn't be here. Not wearing a leotard anyway. A coach's sweat suit maybe, but certainly not a uniform.

July 26, 2012 | | Olympics

Federer: 2016 Games possible, depends on body

LONDON (AP) - Roger Federer is leaning toward competing in the 2016 Games if his body holds up.

July 26, 2012 | | Olympics

Japan stuns Spain in Olympic football as Brazil edges Egypt

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) - Japan upset Spain 1-0 on the first day of the men's Olympic football tournament on Thursday, while Brazil held on for a 3-2 victory over Egypt and host Britain had to settle for a 1-1 draw with Senegal.

July 26, 2012 | | Olympics


*WHAT: Olympics opening ceremonies TV coverage

July 26, 2012 | | Olympics

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

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Articles by Section - Olympics

US Olympic boxer Mayer dominates her pro debut

LOS ANGELES (AP) - U.S. Olympic boxer Mikaela Mayer dominated her pro debut Saturday night, stopping Widnelly Figueroa 75 seconds into the first round.

August 06, 2017 | | Olympics

LA still has business to settle on road to 2028

LOS ANGELES (AP) - About that deal to bring the 2028 Olympics to Los Angeles: Not all is set in stone.

August 06, 2017 | | Olympics

LA, Paris arrive for Olympic meetings; 2024 deal must wait

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - The United States is going to host its first Summer Olympics since 1996.

July 10, 2017 | | Olympics


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