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  1. Rio de Janeiro unveils logo for 2016 Olympic Games

    Associated Press

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- The logo for the 2016 Olympics in Rio was unveiled Friday before more than 1 million New Year's revelers on Copacabana beach just before midnight. The flowing symbol resembles three figures -- orange, green and blue -- embraced a...

    Blog | Conversation | January 01, 2011
  2. New Zealand farmers pitch sheep shearing as Olympic sport

    Associated Press

    WELLINGTON , New Zealand -- A New Zealand farm lobby group says sheep shearing has the potential to become an Olympic demonstration sport. Just don't count on seeing it at London next summer or Rio in 2016. The "time has come to elevate shearing's s...

    Blog | Conversation | January 17, 2012
  3. Tuesday's Web video of the day

    Cam Martin

    In advance of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil is airing some commercials touting its "advancements" in rugby. Have you seen a cool sports-related video that deserves to go viral? Email me tips at Videos s...

    Blog | Conversation | January 04, 2011
  4. 3-on-3 basketball could become big time?

    Vincent Thomas

    All the Gus Macker stalwarts need to start fine-tuning their pick-n-roll games. You backyard/barnyard/blacktop legends should perk up, too. Come 2020 -- maybe even 2016 in Brazil -- 3-on-3 basketball could be added to the Olympic roster. This...

    Blog | Conversation | September 18, 2010
  5. It's time to return the sport of tug of war to its former glory

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple thinks it's time the IOC brought back the ancient sport of tug of war.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2009
  6. Daily Quickie

    Apparently the IOC doesn't love NYC.