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  1. Ruth Riley Feeling Humbled, Honored And Inspired

    Ruth Riley

    Looking over the audience at the Junior Chamber International (JCI) World Congress this past weekend in Leipzig, Germany, brought back fond memories of my experiences at the 2004 Olympics. It reminded me of the opening ceremonies, where the beauty an...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  2. U.S. lawmakers raise safety concerns about Sochi Olympics

    Members of Congress expressed serious concerns Sunday about the safety of Americans at next month's Olympics in Russia and said Moscow needs to cooperate more on security.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2014
  3. Two fencing team events cut from Rio Games

    The men's saber team event and the women's foil team event have been dropped for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2013
  4. Congressional staffers meet USA Swimming, USOC

    Congressional staffers have met with representatives of the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Swimming to discuss ways to reduce the risk of sexual abuse in youth sports.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2013
  5. IAAF to introduce 4-year sanctions in 2015

    Track and field's governing body will reintroduce four-year bans for serious drug violations in 2015 and wants the World Anti-Doping Agency to deter cheats.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2013
  6. Brazil's World Cup spending to be investigated

    ESPN staff

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    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2013
  7. Brazil's World Cup spending to be investigated

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    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2013
  8. Wrestling OKs rules aimed at restoring luster

    Wrestling's governing body has approved new rule and constitutional changes aimed at modernizing the sport and keeping it in the Olympics after 2016.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2013
  9. FILA to discuss progress, changes in Moscow

    The federation for international wrestling says it will hold an "extraordinary" congress in Moscow later this month to discuss changes it hopes will help keep the sport in the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  10. Proposal dropped for women's rowing addition

    A proposal to add women's lightweight single sculls to the Olympics has failed to gain approval from rowing's governing body.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2013
  11. Congress members, experts nudge NFL players union to get moving o...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Congress can't officially referee the chess game between the NFL and its players' union regarding the implementation of testing for human growth hormone, but some flags were thrown anyway during a hearing Wednesday on Capitol Hill.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012
  12. Federal lawmakers want stronger oversight of USADA

    Two federal lawmakers on Friday called for Congress to have stronger oversight of the anti-doping agency that accused Lance Armstrong of using performance-enhancing drugs and stripped him of his seven Tour de France victories.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2012
  13. UCI backs off amnesty idea for doping in cycling

    The International Cycling Union backed away Friday from the idea of an amnesty or truth and reconciliation commission for riders who took performance-enhancing drugs in the past.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2012
  14. Lance Armstrong introduces himself as 7-time Tour de France champ...

    Lance Armstrong introduced himself as a seven-time Tour de France champion at a cancer conference Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2012
  15. 2012 Olympics -- China-made Team USA uniforms ignite anger

    Uniforms for U.S. Olympic athletes are American red, white and blue -- but made in China. That has members of Congress fuming.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2012
  16. FIS proposal to use shared judges for snowboard and freeski Olymp...

    Devon O'Neil

    FIS proposal to use shared judges for snowboard and freeski Olympic events shot down by NGBs

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2012