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  1. 2014 Winter Olympics -- Passenger tried to hijack plane toward So...

    Turkish security forces on Friday detained a Ukrainian plane passenger suspected of making a bomb threat in an attempt to hijack a flight to Sochi, Russia, where the Winter Olympics were opening under tight security.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  2. Judging Jewell

    On July 27, 1996, a terrorist's bomb exploded into a crowd at the Atlanta Summer Olympics. The toll would have been far higher if not for security guard Richard Jewell, who hours after his heroism was called a murderer....

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  3. Tight security promised at Chicago Marathon

    Bomb sniffing dogs, surveillance cameras and undercover officers will help make Sunday's Chicago Marathon the most monitored race in the city's history.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  4. Spectators allowed to carry bags into NYC Marathon finish area

    The New York City Marathon's finish area will again fill with spectators, some carrying bags.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2013
  5. Boston Marathon invites stopped runners back

    Boston Marathon runners who were stopped on the course when bombs went off at the finish line will have a chance to come back and run again next year, race organizers said on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2013
  6. 2012 London officials probing reported security breach at Olympic...

    Olympic organizers said Monday they were looking into a tabloid's report claiming that a worker had been able to sneak a fake bomb -- a plastic container with batteries, a phone and modeling clay -- into Olympic Park.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2012
  7. Somali athletes training despite bombing deaths of Olympic, socce...

    Somalia's Olympic athletes returned to practice for the London Games, a day after the national Olympic committee president and another top sports official were killed in a bomb blast.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2012
  8. Somalia's soccer, Olympic leaders die in suicide bomb attack at t...

    A suicide blast during a ceremony at Somalia's newly reopened national theater on Wednesday killed at least 10 people, including two of the country's top sports officials, officials said.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  9. U.K. emergency services hold big Olympics test

    British police, fire and ambulance staff held a huge pre-Olympics security exercise Wednesday centering on a mock terrorist attack on the London subway system.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  10. UK police smuggle fake bomb onto London Olympic site

    U.K. police managed to smuggle a fake bomb into Olympic Park in a security test, overshadowing a special U.K. Cabinet meeting held at the park Monday marking 200 days until the Summer Games begin.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  11. Pittsburgh Marathon delayed during bomb scare

    Police say a suspected device near the finish line of the Pittsburgh Marathon prompted them to halt the race briefly.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2010
  12. Training with a Gladiator

    Katie Barry

    Former Gladiator gives a Page 2 writer a true workout.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2010
  13. South Korean man threatens to blow up embassy

    Police have arrested a South Korean man accused of threatening to blow up Australia's embassy in Seoul because of a decision made by an Australian speedskating judge at the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2010
  14. Overcoming odds

    Kyle Carter

    Michael Fradera lost both his legs in Iraq but is staying motivated through the Wounded Warrior Project

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2009
  15. South American shaman blesses London Olympic site

    The future site of the 2012 Olympics -- a project plagued by unanticipated costs, a disputed tax bill and worries over removing World War II bombs -- is getting some help from a South American shaman.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2006
  16. Rules for the Post-Liquid Travel Era

    Jim Caple

    In the edition of his "Road Warrior" column for the Sports Travel section, Jim Caple offers five rules for the new security routine and tells you where you might be able to watch American football in Sydney.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2006