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Long jumper rejoins Texas Longhorns after Summer Games

LONDON (AP) - Once the Olympics are over, long jumper Marquise Goodwin has to hustle back home.

July 22, 2012 | | Olympics


Olympic flame takes a ride on London Eye

LONDON (AP) - The Olympic flame has had a ride on the London Eye.

July 22, 2012 | | Olympics


US men hold off Argentina in exhibition

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Dressed like the Dream Team, tested like its predecessor never was.

July 22, 2012 | | Olympics


Baseball, softball agree to merge in Olympic bid

LONDON (AP) - Seven years after they were cut from the games, baseball and softball have agreed to merge into a single international federation in a joint bid to return to the Olympics.

July 22, 2012 | | Olympics


Wambach hopes Olympics revive US women's league

Winning gold medals hasn't been a problem for Abby Wambach and the U.S. Women's soccer team.

July 21, 2012 | The Associated Press | Olympics


US women's basketball team looking for respect

ISTANBUL (AP) - Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women's basketball team feel a little overlooked.

July 21, 2012 | | Olympics


US men's basketball team to play Argentina, Spain

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Forever in the Dream Team's shadow, the U.S. Olympic basketball team is now walking in its footsteps.

July 21, 2012 | | Olympics


Olympic buzz takes off: London welcomes the flame

LONDON (AP) - With the flame comes the games.

July 21, 2012 | | Olympics


Britain shows it could create waves at Olympics

MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Britain coach Tom Maher is delighted with his women's basketball team.

July 18, 2012 | | Olympics


Sprinter Ryan Bailey takes unusual path to upcoming London Games

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) - Just a few years ago, sprinter Ryan Bailey was living out of a car with his mom, hanging out with gang members and failing in school.

July 17, 2012 | | Olympics


Whalen leads US women to 99-67 rout of Brazil

WASHINGTON (AP) - Lindsay Whalen showed that the U.S. women's Olympic basketball team has depth at point guard.

July 16, 2012 | | Olympics


James helps US basketball team win after bad start

WASHINGTON (AP) - Tough start for the Americans. The Olympic basketball team couldn't get a stop, the president couldn't get a kiss.

July 16, 2012 | | Olympics


Too small? US team says size issue is no big deal for Summer Olympics

WASHINGTON (AP) - Don't call them Shorty.

July 15, 2012 | | Olympics


Serena wins at Stanford in final Olympic tuneup

STANFORD (AP) - Serena Williams has spent most of her career matching - and often breaking - older sister Venus' records. After tying Venus for the most WTA Tour titles among active players, there's little left for her to equal.

July 15, 2012 | | Olympics


Jordan: 1992 Dream Team better than 2012 USA squad

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Michael Jordan said there's no way Kobe Bryant and this year's USA Olympic basketball team could've beaten the 1992 Dream Team.

July 12, 2012 | | Olympics


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Articles by Section - Olympics


Virtue, Moir win ice dance for 3rd career Olympic gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - Canadian stars Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won the gold medal in ice dancing at the Pyeongchang Games on Tuesday, becoming ...

February 20, 2018 | | Olympics


Russian doping scandal stuns Olympic curling competitors

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - When word broke on Monday that a Russian Olympic curler was facing a doping charge, the curling world was floored. Not ...

February 20, 2018 | | Olympics


It’s US vs Canada for gold Thursday in women’s hockey

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - The Americans played their way back into the only women's hockey game that matters: a showdown with Canada for the ...

February 20, 2018 | | Olympics


American Shiffrin rallies on final run to win giant slalom

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Finally, it was an ideal day for skiing.

February 15, 2018 | | Olympics


White wins USA’s 100th winter gold, gets grilled by media

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Shaun White stared down the halfpipe before his final Olympic run and had no doubt what would happen next.

February 15, 2018 | | Olympics


American Jamie Anderson wins slopestyle

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Canada skated to the gold it had been dreaming about for four years.

February 13, 2018 | | Olympics


2nd Alpine postponement means Shiffrin starts with slalom

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Mikaela Shiffrin's pursuit of gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics will start on a different day - and in a different event ...

February 12, 2018 | | Olympics


Anderson defends Olympic gold in blustery slopestyle final

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Jamie Anderson finished her run, glanced up at the scoreboard and stuck out her tongue for the world to see, a ...

February 12, 2018 | | Olympics


Nagasu, Rippon help lead Americans to figure skating bronze

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - Mirai Nagasu and Adam Rippon shared tears of sorrow when they were left off the Olympic team four years ago, each ...

February 12, 2018 | | Olympics


‘California Kid’ heads to Winter Games

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Ask snowboarder Chloe Kim what she thinks the "Chloe Kim Story" really is this year and she hesitates just a moment, before ...

January 28, 2018 | | Olympics


Without NHL players, Olympic tournament is now ‘wide open’

NEW YORK (AP) - When Willie Desjardins coached Canada's 2010 world junior team stacked with future NHL players Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Brayden Schenn, Alex ...

January 21, 2018 | | Olympics


Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The rival Koreas agreed Wednesday to form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes parade together for the first ...

January 18, 2018 | | Olympics


North Korea to send delegation to Olympics

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea agreed Tuesday to send a delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, Seoul officials said, as ...

January 09, 2018 | | Olympics


US skaters likely a threat for 3 medals

SAN JOSE (AP) - With a mixture of veterans and teens, the United States has its Olympic figure skating team. Are there any medals to be ...

January 09, 2018 | | Olympics


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