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  1. Rio de Janeiro addresses hotel shortage for World Cup

    Associated Press

    Rio de Janeiro is hosting the World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games, so local officials are scrambling to solve a chronic hotel bed shortage in creative ways.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2013
  2. London completes last permanent venue

    Associated Press

    LONDON -- With one year to go until the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games, London organizers completed the last of the Olympic Park's permanent venues Wednesday and promised to put on a safe and spectacular event that will captivate the wor...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  3. Rio de Janeiro unveils logo for 2016 Olympic Games

    Associated Press

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- The logo for the 2016 Olympics in Rio was unveiled Friday before more than 1 million New Year's revelers on Copacabana beach just before midnight. The flowing symbol resembles three figures -- orange, green and blue -- embraced a...

    Blog | Conversation | January 01, 2011
  4. Seattle Sounders-Montreal Impact game postponed to Sunday due to ...

    Associated Press

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    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2014
  5. Record 88 countries to compete in Sochi

    Associated Press

    SOCHI, Russia -- Athletes from 88 countries are set to compete in Sochi, a record for the Winter Olympics. The IOC released the final list of national Olympic committees that will be participating in the Sochi Games, which open Friday. The prev...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  6. Mark McMorris wins Snowboard Slopestyle at 2013 Dew Tour Mountain...

    Associated Press

    Mark McMorris lands 1440 triple cork in second run to take the Snowboard Slopestyle win at the 2013 Dew Tour Mountain Championships in Colo.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2013
  7. Simon Dumont, Torin Yater-Wallace hurt during Dew Tour

    Associated Press

    Practice injuries knocked Simon Dumont and Torin Yater-Wallace out of the Dew Tour on Saturday, leaving two of America's top Olympic hopefuls on the sideline

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2013
  8. Julien to assist Babcock on Team Canada

    Associated Press

    CALGARY, Alberta -- Mike Babcock will return as coach of Canada's Olympic hockey team. He will have Ken Hitchcock, Lindy Ruff and Claude Julien as assistants at next year's Sochi Games. Julien is the only newcomer from the staff that led Canad...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  9. U.S. women to play Scotland in Nashville

    Associated Press

    New U.S. women's soccer coach Tom Sermanni will see a familiar foe in his first two games in charge of the Americans.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2012
  10. Alex Morgan helps U.S. women beat Ireland 5-0

    Associated Press

    Alex Morgan scored three first-half goals and the Olympic gold medal-winning U.S. women's national team beat Ireland 5-0 on Wednesday night, the latest match in an exhibition tour for fans following the London Games.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2012
  11. Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan FIFA world player candidates

    Associated Press

    lympic gold medal winners Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe of the United States are among 10 candidates selected for the FIFA Women's World Player of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  12. Canada star Sinclair banned 4 games by FIFA

    Associated Press

    Canadian women's soccer star Christine Sinclair received a four-game ban from FIFA for her conduct following a dramatic semifinal loss to the United States at the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2012
  13. Morgan gives U.S. women 2-1 win against Australia

    Associated Press

    Alex Morgan scored a goal and set up another as the U.S. women's national soccer team rallied from a first-half deficit to beat Australia 2-1 Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2012
  14. U.S. women add second friendly against Australia Sept. 19

    Associated Press

    Fresh off its gold medal at the London Olympics, the United States women's soccer team will play a second exhibition against Australia on Wednesday, Sept. 19.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2012
  15. Spice Girls, The Who in Closing Ceremony

    Associated Press

    LONDON -- Get the Union Jacks out and prepare to party: Olympic Stadium is being transformed into a giant jukebox of British pop and pizzazz for the ceremony that wraps up the, so far, spectacularly successful London Games. The Spice Girls and The...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  16. BMX rider Maris Strombergs discusses second Olympic gold medal wi...

    Associated Press

    Latvia's Maris Strombergs recovers from injury, reserved semifinals to claim Olympic gold

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012