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With Wade out, Westbrook may fill his Olympic role

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Russell Westbrook was so good in Game 4 of the NBA Finals that Kobe Bryant couldn't turn it off.

July 10, 2012 | | Olympics


Paul leaves first US practice with thumb injury

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The U.S. men's basketball team held its first practice Friday, and there was a quick reminder of the rocky run-up to the London Games.

July 06, 2012 | | Olympics


Double amputee Pistorius set to run at Olympics

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Never count out Oscar Pistorius.

July 05, 2012 | | Olympics


James twins are Olympic teammates

OAKLAND (AP) - From their early days as bouncing Boy Scouts to the demanding journey of becoming Eagle Scouts, to their days as national champion shooters and, eventually, top-notch college rowers each studying engineering, twins Grant and Ross James have always taken parallel paths in life.

July 05, 2012 | | Olympics


Tarmoh gives up Olympic spot in 100 to Felix

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - It will be remembered as the most anticipated race never run. The runoff that turned into a walk away to conclude the U.S. track trials.

July 03, 2012 | | Olympics


Phelps drops 200 free, won’t go for 8 golds

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Eight was enough for Michael Phelps in Beijing.

July 03, 2012 | | Olympics


Dara Torres misses out on 6th Olympic team

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) - The 45-year-old Dara Torres came up short in her bid to make it to the Olympics for a sixth time, finishing fourth in the final of the 50-meter freestyle Monday, her only event at the U.S. swimming trials.

July 03, 2012 | | Olympics


Phelps locks up another 8-race program in London Olympics

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Michael Phelps' Olympic program is set. He'll be going for another eight gold medals in London.

July 02, 2012 | | Olympics


Not quite a Dream Team, still the Olympic favorite.

Not quite a Dream Team, still the Olympic favorite.

June 28, 2012 | | Olympics


Where's that coin? 15 gymnasts vying for 5 spots

SAN JOSE (AP) - Picking their Olympic teams with a coin flip probably sounds good to the gymnastics folks right about now.

June 28, 2012 | | Olympics


Phelps looking to dominate 200 fly at trials

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Michael Phelps finally gets a night off from battling Ryan Lochte.

June 28, 2012 | | Olympics


Kersee wants USATF to push back possible runoff

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Bobby Kersee is requesting that USA Track and Field extend its deadline to give his athletes more time to recover.

June 28, 2012 | | Olympics


Varsity Prep Schedules for the week of April 25-30

Monday, April 25

April 24, 2011 | | Olympics


Prep schedules for the week of April 18-23

Monday, April 18

April 17, 2011 | | Olympics


Varsity sports schedules for the week of March 14-19

Monday March 14

March 13, 2011 | | Olympics


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Articles by Section - Olympics


Djokovic wins debut in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Novak Djokovic opened the defense of his Dubai Championships title with a straight sets victory over Denis Istomin, while second-seeded Juan Martin del Potro had to retire from his first-round match on Tuesday.

February 25, 2014 | | Olympics


The host’s real Olympic challenge

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - By the busload, the world's athletes and visitors rolled toward Sochi's airport and took off for home Monday, fresh from a Winter Games experience that many Russians pronounced a smashing success and that the Olympic movement's chief enthusiastically labeled a victory for the region and the host nation. "Yes! We did it!" one Olympic volunteer exulted as she darted into the night.

February 24, 2014 | | Olympics


Legacy of past Winter and Summer Games

LONDON (AP) - For athletes and spectators at Sochi, it's time to pack up. But for the host cities, the real challenge begins with the end of the Olympics. How do they continue to use the expensive stadiums after the party's over? What happens to the athletes' villages? What is the legacy of the games? Here's a look at what some past Summer and Winter Games sites around the world look like post-Olympics.

February 24, 2014 | | Olympics


Canada beats Sweden 3-0 for hockey gold

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Sidney Crosby skated in alone on Henrik Lundqvist, faking Sweden's goalie to the ice with a textbook-quality deke and sliding a perfect backhand into the net.

February 23, 2014 | | Olympics


Costly & successful Sochi Olympics end

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Flushed with pride after its athletes' spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrated Sunday night with a visually stunning finale that handed off a smooth but politically charged Winter Games to their next host, Pyeongchang in South Korea.

February 23, 2014 | | Olympics


Canadians deny U.S. in rematch

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - For the rematch, Canada skipped the overtime and shelved the theatrics.

February 22, 2014 | | Olympics


US looks to return to podiums in figure skating

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - The Olympic men's figure skating gold medalist is 19 years old. The women's champion is 17.

February 21, 2014 | | Olympics


Canada comes back to beat US

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - The puck skittered the length of the ice on its way toward the empty Canadian net before clanging off the post and stopping in front of the crease.

February 21, 2014 | | Olympics


Several medal winners celebrate historic firsts

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - It was a day of firsts.

February 21, 2014 | | Olympics


US-Canada rivalry resumes today

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - For hockey fans, it should be a fantastic Friday.

February 21, 2014 | | Olympics


Love birds Wild, Zavarzina soar to medal stand

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) - Vic loves Alena. Alena loves Vic.

February 20, 2014 | | Olympics


Kim eyeing second straight gold

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Anxiety and energy. Conviction and courage.

February 20, 2014 | | Olympics


Bode Miller out with sore knee

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) - Bode Miller's Sochi Olympics are over, one race earlier than he had hoped.

February 20, 2014 | | Olympics


Rough day for Russians

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - A Russian hockey team with immense expectations lost its shot at an Olympic title Wednesday at a Winter Games tempered by violence both in the host city and in nearby Ukraine.

February 19, 2014 | | Olympics


5 players score in U.S. rout

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Phil Kessel is the first American in more than a decade to score a hat trick in an Olympic hockey tournament.

February 19, 2014 | | Olympics


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