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  1. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Ted Ligety favors medals over attention

    Jim Caple

    Understated veteran skier Ted Ligety seeks out challenges new and old as he heads into his third Winter Olympics in Sochi.

    Story | January 29, 2014
  2. Sergey Bubka makes his case for IOC president

    Jim Caple

    Sergey Bubka is still the world record holder in the pole vault at 20 feet, 1-¾ inches, and now he wants to lift himself even higher. He is hoping to be elected the new president of the International Olympic Committee when the IOC votes on the r...

    Blog | September 07, 2013
  3. Caple -- Shawn Johnson puts gymnastics behind her

    Jim Caple

    Shawn Johnson announced her retirement from gymnastics at age 20, but says she is excited to see what the future holds.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2012
  4. Is 'Chariots of Fire' best Olympics movie of all time? We open th...

    Jim Caple

    With a case of Oscar fever, Jim Caple wonders whether "Chariots of Fire" was really the best movie of 1981. Scene by scene, our scribe sees how the movie stacks up 30 years later.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2012
  5. Is new false start rule really a good idea?

    Jim Caple

    Perhaps track would be better off by adopting football's penalty for a false start. Just back up the offending sprinter five yards and go again. In Usain Bolt's case, that might make the race even more exciting. Heck, after watching Bolt cruise t...

    Blog | August 28, 2011
  6. Misadventures in Olympic coverage

    Jim Caple

    WHISTLER, British Columbia -- Someone is a moron. And, as is usually the case, it's likely me. I was finishing up a column on the luge track reopening in the media center at Whistler about 10:50 this morning, when I looked up and saw a hand-written ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 13, 2010
  7. All of this Olympic bidding is out of control … stop the mad...

    Jim Caple

    All of this bidding business for the Olympics has gotten out of control. My solution? Let's go old-school. Let's bring the Games back to Athens.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2009
  8. 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
  9. Du Toit's message goes way beyond her finish at Olympics

    Jim Caple

    Michael Phelps may have 14 gold medals, but he doesn't have to feed himself during a race or fend off competitors kicking him in the head. He also has two legs with which to kick. Such is not the case for open swimmer Natalie du Toit.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2008
  10. 10 reasons you'll want to watch this year's Tour de France

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple rattles off 10 reasons cycling's premier event will captivate even cynical observers.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2007
  11. Easy Ryders

    Jim Caple

    Once, it made blood boil on both sides of the Atlantic, but now few people really care. Page 2's Jim Caple charts the fall from the radar screen of the Ryder Cup.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2002