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  1. Olympics 2012 -- Injury won't affect Paula Radcliffe for London

    Paula Radcliffe says her preparations for the marathon at the London Olympics are being hampered by a foot problem that has flared up during training.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2012
  2. Track and field world championships -- Jessica Ennis takes lead i...

    Defending champion Jessica Ennis moved into the lead after four events in the heptathlon Monday at the world championships.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2011
  3. Keri-Anne Payne of Britain wins gold in 10k at open water worlds

    Keri-Anne Payne of Britain won the gold medal in women's 10-kilometer open water swimming at the world championships on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2011
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  5. Usain Bolt calls Commonwealth Games tabloid report 'nonsense'

    Even before stepping on the track, Usain Bolt caused a stir at the Commonwealth Games.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  6. London Grand Prix -- Britain relaxes tax rules to lure top track ...

    Britain is waiving its tax rules to lure Usain Bolt and other top international athletes to compete at this summer's Diamond League event in London's Olympic Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  7. Steven Holcomb races to third straight 2-man win

    Steven Holcomb extended his season-opening winning streak to three in World Cup two-man bobsled racing Friday night, beating Canada's Lyndon Rush by 0.04 seconds.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2012
  8. Mo Farah wins best European men's athlete award

    Double Olympic champion Mo Farah has won the men's athlete of the year award from the European Athletics federation for a second straight year.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2012
  9. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Opening ceremony concludes as seven young...

    The opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games has begun.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  10. 2012 London Olympics -- British scientists say heat wave causing ...

    British scientists say a heat wave has caused London's air quality to deteriorate, which could affect athletes' performances at the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2012
  11. IOC president Jacques Rogge rules out Formula One as Olympic spor...

    IOC President Jacques Rogge ruled out Formula One as an Olympic sport, saying that the games are a contest between athletes, not engines.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2012
  12. Israel bars Palestinian Paralympian Khamis Zakout from pre-Olympi...

    Israel has barred a paralyzed Palestinian athlete who lives in Gaza from an Olympics celebration sponsored by the British government.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  13. CAS to British Olympic Association: Time's up

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday released a unanimous ruling that struck down the British Olympic Association's maverick clause barring its athletes with past doping offenses from competing in the Olympics. In what can only be termed unsp...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  14. Great Britain's handshake decree inspires more Olympics health ti...

    DJ Gallo

    This is how to stay healthy at the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2012
  15. Great Britain's handshake decree inspires more Olympics health ti...

    DJ Gallo

    Handshakes aren't the only unhygienic part of the Olympics.

    Blog | Conversation | March 07, 2012
  16. Fewer British athletes back lifetime doping bans

    The British Olympic Association conceded for the first time on Monday that athlete support for its lifetime doping ban has significantly declined ahead of a hearing that will determine the sanction's future.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  17. British Olympic Association appeals to defend lifetime doping ban...

    The British Olympic Association appealed to sport's highest court Tuesday to defend its lifetime ban for doping, saying it has the backing of the "overwhelming majority" of British athletes to keep drug cheats out of the games.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2011