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  1. Usain Bolt extends sponsorship deal with Puma

    Usain Bolt has renewed his endorsement contract with sportswear company Puma beyond the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2013
  2. Usain Bolt backtracks on plan to retire after 2016 Games

    The world's fastest man is quickly backtracking on his retirement plans.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2013
  3. Rio's Olympic stadium to stay closed until 2015

    The Rio de Janeiro stadium that will be used for track and field at the 2016 Olympics will remain closed until 2015 because of structural problems with its roof.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  4. Rio de Janeiro closes venue to be used for track and field in 201...

    Rio de Janeiro city officials have been forced to temporarily close the stadium that will used for track and field at the 2016 Olympics because of structural problems with its roof.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  5. 2016 Olympics -- Usain Bolt says he'll defend sprint titles in Ri...

    Usain Bolt will aim for a three-peat of Olympic sprint titles in the 100 and 200 meters at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, rather than trying out a new event.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2012
  6. Usain Bolt targets 2016 Rio Olympics; 2013 plans unclear

    Usain Bolt wants to defend his three Olympic titles at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, though he's undecided about plans for next season.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  7. 2012 Olympics -- Ever the entertainer, Usain Bolt again captivat...

    Jim Caple

    There have been two dominant household-name athletes at the past two Olympics -- Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt. But unlike Phelps, Bolt is as much an entertainer as an athlete.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  8. Much is riding on President Obama's new push for youth sports and...

    Tom Farrey

    What's in play with Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympics? It might be health care reform.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2009
  9. Usain Bolt to retire after Rio Olympics

    Usain Bolt says he plans to retire from sprinting after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  10. Usain Bolt sets sights on 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games triple-gold h...

    What's left for a man who has won three sprint titles at the last two Olympics?

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2013
  11. Swimming, gymnastics get Olympic revenue boost

    Swimming and gymnastics were the big winners Wednesday in a new revenue-sharing ranking of Olympic sports, signaling the start of the debate over how to split the money from the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  12. Oscar Pistorius, Caster Semenya off South Africa Olympic funding ...

    Oscar Pistorius and Caster Semenya were left off a list of athletes to be given funding ahead of the 2016 Rio Games because neither is currently training or competing, the South African Olympic Committee said Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2013
  13. Eugene, Ore., gets 2016 U.S. Olympic track and field trials

    The U.S. Olympic track and field trials will return to Eugene, Ore., in 2016, USA Track & Field announced Thursday at the Oregon state Capitol.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  14. Usain Bolt says he might want to try long jump

    Usain Bolt, the two-time Olympic gold medalist in the 100 and 200 meters, is thinking of the long jump next.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  15. 2012 London Olympics -- Keshorn Walcott puts Trinidad and Tobago ...

    Keshorn Walcott is taking the Olympic javelin title to tiny Trinidad and Tobago. Europe will have to wait until 2016 to get it back.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  16. 2012 London Olympics -- Yelena Isinbayeva targets third pole vaul...

    Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva says she's targeting a third gold medal at the 2016 Rio Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012