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  1. Stockholm regrets withdrawing from consideration for 2022 Olympic...

    A top Swedish Olympic official says Stockholm would not have dropped out of the race for the 2022 Winter Games if it knew about the changes in the bidding process taking place now.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2014
  2. They're History: U.S. Women Capture 1st Indoor Volleyball Gold Me...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The Americans had twice finished second in the world championship and took silver in three Olympic Games. But it took 62 years -- the first world championship was in 1952 -- for them to finally win a gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2014
  3. Kevin Durant plans return to Team USA for 2016 Olympic Games

    Marc Stein

    While LeBron James is undecided, Kevin Durant told ESPN he intends to return to Team USA for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil after withdrawing from national-team duty shortly before the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  4. Caps' Backstrom puts Sochi drama in past

    Scott Burnside

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Here is something you probably don't know about Nicklas Backstrom. When the Washington Capitals star center returned from the Sochi Olympic Games, having been denied a chance to participate in the gold-medal game between his nati...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  5. Olympics throw wrench into golf schedule -- golf

    Bob Harig

    Olympics throw wrench into golf schedule

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  6. PGA Championship moving to July in 2016 to accommodate Olympics

    The PGA Championship will shift to late July instead of its usual early August start in 2016 as golf prepares to return to the Summer Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2014
  7. IOC President Thomas Bach says Brazil making great strides ahead ...

    Brazilian Olympic organizers are benefiting from the successful hosting of the World Cup and showing "great dynamism" to overcome the delays that have plagued the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, IOC President Thomas Bach said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  8. USOC considers four cities for possible bid to host 2024 Olympic ...

    An American bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics would come from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington if the U.S. Olympic Committee decides to put a city in the running.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  9. Tokyo's National Stadium hosts final sports event before making w...

    Tokyo's National Stadium, the centerpiece of the 1964 Summer Olympics, hosted its final sporting event on Sunday before it is demolished to make way for a new 80,000-seat structure that will be the main venue of the 2020 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2014
  10. Official said Brazil will not meet water pollution targets by 201...

    Brazil will not make good on its commitment to clean up Rio de Janeiro's sewage-filled Guanabara Bay by the 2016 Olympic Games, state environmental officials acknowledged in a letter obtained Saturday by The Associated Press.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  11. Olympic champion Gabby Douglas to reunite with coach Liang Chow

    Olympic gold-medal gymnast Gabby Douglas will reunite with former coach Liang Chow.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2014
  12. Tony Hawk: Skateboarding 'very likely to be in 2020 Olympic Games...

    Colin Bane

    In an interview on "Larry King Now," seminal skateboard professional Tony Hawk asserted that skateboarding will likely be an Olympic sport by the year 2020.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  13. Jackie Joyner-Kersee Turns 52

    espnW

    Happy birthday, Jackie Joyner-Kersee! The legendary track and field star turns 52 today. Joyner-Kersee won six Olympic medals (three gold, one silver, two bronze) in the heptathlon and long jump in four Olympic Games (1984, 1988, 1992 and 1996). At t...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  14. Catching up with Olympic halfpipe gold medalist David Wise

    Shay Williams

    Catching up with Olympic halfpipe gold medalist David Wise as life settles back to normal after the Olympic frenzy

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  15. John Tavares of New York Islanders won't need knee surgery

    John Tavares' opinion on NHL players participating in the Olympic Games hasn't changed even though his New York Islanders' season ended on the other side of the world while he was wearing the colors of Canada.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  16. espnW -- The Winter Games are over, but what are we leaving behin...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    For all the pre-Games speculation, the actual Sochi Olympics put some of our worries at ease. But what still lingers in Bonnie D. Ford's mind are the issues the event, and the journalists covering it, will leave behind.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014