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Boston wants to take Olympics back to school

November 26, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Field hockey at Harvard Stadium. Fencing and archery at MIT. Horses for the equestrian events cared for at the Tufts Hospital for Large Animals.

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DC Olympic bid touts 'unity' over dysfunction

November 26, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Place your hands together in just the right way, with thumbs overlapping and the other fingers pointing to the sky, and you've created the symbol for 2024 Olympics in the... more »»

US cities urged to keep price tags down for 2024

November 26, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The magic number for the U.S. cities hoping to host the 2024 Olympics is $5 billion. more »»

Larry Baer

November 26, 2014

FILE - In this April 4, 2012 file photo, San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Baer gestures while announcing plans for a new development project during a news conference at AT&T Park... more »»

European Games to test Baku's Olympic potential

November 26, 2014

PARIS (AP) — The head of next year's inaugural European Games in Azerbaijan hopes the event will serve as a springboard for a successful Olympic bid from Baku. more »»

Long time coming: US pair gets 1964 bronze medal

November 25, 2014


Qatar pledges $1 million for anti-doping research

November 25, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — Qatar has agreed to contribute $1 million to a global anti-doping research fun. more »»

Nike extends contract with USOC through 2020

November 24, 2014

The swoosh and the rings will stick together through at least 2020.

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IOC reform agenda gives boost to baseball return

November 19, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Baseball and softball's bid to return to the Olympic program got a boost Wednesday as organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Games considered ways the International Olympic Committee's reform... more »»

Tokyo 2020 organizers mull IOC's reform agenda

November 19, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — In what could be a boost for the return of baseball and softball to the Olympics, organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Games are considering ways the International Olympic Committee's reform... more »»

IOC opens door to joint bids and new sports events

November 18, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Breaking from the tradition of awarding the Olympics only to a single host city, the IOC is opening the door to possible wider bids — including bids from an entire... more »»

IOC release proposals on bidding reforms

November 18, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC is ready to allow some Summer Olympic sports events to be held outside the host country. more »»

WADA against jail terms for athletes

November 16, 2014

PARIS (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency said it is against the imposition of criminal sanctions on cheating athletes despite a tougher code that will come into effect on Jan. 1. more »»

Violinist to appeal ban over fixed ski races

November 14, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Pop violinist Vanessa-Mae plans to file an appeal against her four-year ban from competitive skiing for taking part in fixed races before the Sochi Olympics. more »»

German biathlete's doping ban cut to 6 months

November 14, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport has cut German biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle's doping ban from two years to six months. more »»

Germans hope doping law is good for Olympic bid

November 12, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — German officials hope a proposed anti-doping law will increase support around the country for a 2024 Olympic Games bid.

Germany plans to put up either Berlin or Hamburg as host. more »»

Officials hope doping law is good for Olympic bid

November 12, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — German officials hope that the new proposed anti-doping law will increase support among the country's population for an Olympic bid. more »»

Olympic skier Krass wins high school soccer title

November 11, 2014

Julia Krass didn't listen to her ski coaches when they told her to give up soccer and concentrate on her Olympic career full-time. more »»

Up to 3 years imprisonment for doping offenders

November 11, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — The draft of an anti-doping law in Germany plans jail terms of up to three years for top athletes caught taking performance-enhancing drugs. more »»

Vanessa-Mae banned over fixed Olympic qualifiers

November 11, 2014

OBERHOFEN, Switzerland (AP) — The International Ski Federation has banned violinist Vanessa-Mae for four years for taking part in fixed races to qualify for the Sochi Olympics. more »»

Sheikh Ahmad re-elected head of world Olympic body

November 7, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has been re-elected unopposed as head of the world's national Olympic committees. more »»

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