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Lolo Jones gets fresh start as U.S. Olympic bobsledder

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Lolo Jones is telling the story about how she became a bobsledder, her words becoming difficult to decipher as she tries to keep herself from crying.

February 04, 2014 | | Olympics


Russians face high stakes in Olympic men’s hockey

Sidney Crosby and Canada are traveling halfway around the world in search of another golden moment. Sweden, Finland and the U.S. team arrive in Sochi brimming with NHL talent and intending to depart with medals.

January 30, 2014 | | Olympics


Golds ready to take brother/sister act to Sochi

If Ken Gold can be honest for a minute, he never saw this coming. He just didn't think it was possible for his son Taylor and his daughter Arielle to share the same room with each other, let alone the same sport.

January 29, 2014 | | Olympics


Tough drug-testing net in place for Sochi Olympics

LONDON (AP) - Go ahead - just try to get away with it. If you're willing to take the risk, you'll pay the price.

January 28, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Olympics


Shaun White goes for the gold twice in Sochi

The question hovers over Shaun White - not so much the way a black cloud might linger but more like a whiff of smoke he casually can bat away.

January 28, 2014 | | Olympics


Sochi set to welcome the world amid storm clouds

By STEPHEN WILSON

January 28, 2014 | | Olympics


NHL won’t commit to Olympics beyond Sochi Games

The NHL has not decided whether to let its players participate in the Olympics beyond this year, casting doubt on who will be competing for hockey gold in four years.

January 28, 2014 | By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer | Olympics


‘Flying Tomato’ shows all sides in documentary

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - The attention-grabbing moment in a new Shaun White documentary is not easy viewing.

January 22, 2014 | | Olympics


US head coach praises Vonn’s Olympic decision

ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria (AP) - The head coach of the U.S. women's ski team has praised Lindsey Vonn for taking "a very hard decision" and skipping the Sochi Olympics in February because of her injured right knee.

January 08, 2014 | | Olympics


Examining the good and the bad of Sochi Olympics

LONDON (AP) - Today marks the 1-month countdown to the start of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, a defining moment on the world stage for Russia and Vladimir Putin.

January 07, 2014 | | Olympics


Video shows off White’s new halfpipe trick

Shaun White's adding a new twist for Sochi.

December 27, 2013 | The Associated Press | Olympics


Wrestling wins spot in 2020 Games

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Wrestling, a sport as ancient as the games themselves, is back in the Olympics after seven months in limbo and even more determined to keep its place for centuries to come.

September 09, 2013 | | Olympics


Oracle Team USA wins Race 4 of America’s Cup

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - After a rough week of unprecedented penalties and three straight losses, defending America's Cup champion Oracle Team USA finally had something to smile about following a high-speed romp around San Francisco Bay.

September 09, 2013 | | Olympics


Olympic flag arrives in Rio, marking race to 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The Olympic flag touched down on Brazilian soil on Monday, marking the start of four years of preparations ahead of the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro.

August 13, 2012 | | Olympics


USA wins Olympic medal count

LONDON (AP) - Most medals, most gold medals. The U.S. got what it wanted from these Olympics.

August 12, 2012 | | Olympics


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Articles by Section - Olympics


7 Russian swimmers to miss Rio Olympics

MOSCOW (AP) - Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up ...

July 26, 2016 | | Olympics


Durant heads to new home with Team USA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Even in a jersey with "USA" on the chest, Kevin Durant got some boos at Staples Center on Sunday night.

July 25, 2016 | | Olympics


IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Rejecting calls by anti-doping officials for a complete ban on Russia, Olympic leaders on Sunday gave individual sports federations the task of ...

July 24, 2016 | | Olympics


US Basketball team opens camp in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Coach Mike Krzyzewski got his first glimpse at the new-look U.S. national team, as the team opened camp at UNLV with ...

July 19, 2016 | | Olympics


Sydney the kid’s whirlwind summer culminates at Rio Games

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sydney McLaughlin is running with a fast crowd these days. The 16-year-old sprinter and hurdler heads to the Rio Olympics as the ...

July 14, 2016 | | Olympics


THE GRIND

SAN JOSE (AP) - The girls will come in, often wide-eyed and eager, to get a feel for what the typical day of an elite gymnast ...

July 10, 2016 | | Olympics


The 5th Olympics may mean the most yet for Phelps

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Michael Phelps surged to the wall, and then whipped around to spot his time.

June 30, 2016 | | Olympics


Tolman places 29th in 1st U.S. Olympic Trials appearance

OMAHA, Neb. - Sierra High graduate Scott Tolman competed in the 200-meter breaststroke in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Wednesday at CenturyLink Center, finishing third ...

June 30, 2016 | | Olympics


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