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  1. Some medals are out of this world

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    Receiving an Olympic gold medal is special. The athlete is immediately entered into a very select group. Now, on Feb. 15, there will be an even more select group. The Associated Press reports that the winners of the 10 gold medals awarded on Feb. ...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  2. Watch: Keith Olbermann on the killing of stray dogs in Sochi

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    ESPN's Keith Olbermann weighs in on the stray dog controversy in Sochi and is appalled by Olympic organizers' handling of the situation. He asks: "To which group do you want to belong?"...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  3. Torch watch: Where is Olympic flame today?

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    What did you do today? Oh ... hung around with the cauldron. Come Friday, it's going to be a little toasty up there. But on Wednesday, workers prepared the Olympic Cauldron ahead of the opening ceremony at Olympic Park....

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  4. Some rooms not yet finished

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    The days before the Olympics are always a scramble for the host city. Making sure every "T" is crossed, "I" is dotted ... and every hotel room is finished? Hotels in the mountains near Sochi are still being worked on just days before the Games are...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  5. Torch watch: Where is Olympic flame today?

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    The weeks and days before the Olympics are a scramble and everything gets checked, double-checked and triple-checked. The lighting of the cauldron at the Bolshoy Ice Dome in Sochi on Wednesday was no different....

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  6. Watch: Breakdown of U.S. Olympic team

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    ESPN.com's Jim Caple discusses Monday's announcement of the official 230-member U.S. Olympic team and which athletes are high on his radar for the Sochi Games: Click here to check out the full roster....

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  7. Torch watch: Where is Olympic flame today?

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    The Olympic torch has traveled to the North Pole on a Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker and has even been flown into space. On Wednesday, it made its way to Rostov-on-Don, which is about 600 miles south of Russia. Folk dancers performed as part o...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  8. Sochi Olympics: A look at the venues

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    While Sochi organizers have promised snow will be on the ground despite warm temps in the coastal town, one thing we can say for sure: The venues for the 2014 Winter Olympics will be there. Here's a look at some of the locales you'll see next mont...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  9. U.S. Biathlon announces Sochi nominations

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    U.S. Biathlon on Sunday announced its nominations for the 2014 Olympic team: Lowell Bailey (2006, 2010) Lanny Barnes (2006, 2010) Tim Burke (2006, 2010) Annelies Cook Russell Currier Susan Dunklee Sean Doherty Hannah Dreissigacker Leif No...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  10. Photos: Reaction to 2020 host city vote

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    Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics on Saturday, beating out Istanbul in the final IOC vote. Madrid, the third finalist, was eliminated in an earlier vote. Here is some reaction from all three delegations after the votes:...

    Blog | September 07, 2013
  11. Video: Weir weighs in on Russia's anti-gay law

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    American figure skater Johnny Weir-Voronov talks about Russia's new anti-gay law and its impact on the Sochi Olympics:...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  12. Pre-worlds camp roster set for U.S. women's hockey

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    USA Hockey on Monday released the names of the 28 players who were invited to next month's U.S. women's national team training camp. The camp, which will take place March 25-31 at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, N.Y., will help determine the fi...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  13. Sochi organizers unveil Olympic torch

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    The organizers for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games unveiled their Olympic torch on Monday, with a futuristic feel. "The Olympic torch is one of the key symbols of the Games," 2014 Sochi Olympics Organizing Committee president and chief executive Dmitr...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  14. Manchester City's Micah Richards out 3-4 weeks with ankle injury

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    Manchester City defender Micah Richards is set for another month on the sidelines with an ankle injury.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  15. Usain Bolt getting closer to Man U tryout

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    On Monday, 2012 Olympic 100-meter champion Usain Bolt told a British newspaper that he'd like to play for Manchester United. On Tuesday, United star Rio Ferdinand offered to help, and the two exchanged tweets about the possibility. "People think I...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  16. Countdown to London Olympics

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    With 631 days until the 2012 Games begin, London held a ground-breaking ceremony on a 337-foot spiral tower to be built next to the Olympic Stadium.The $29 million project was largely funded by Lakshmi Mittal, rated the world's fifth-richest man...

    Blog | November 04, 2010