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  1. Kerri Walsh Jennings breaks AVP women's record with 67th victory

    Kerri Walsh Jennings broke the AVP Tour women's record Sunday with her 67th victory on the professional beach volleyball circuit.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2014
  2. City's deserved success, Rodgers' achievements, more

    Gabriele Marcotti

    Manchester City's final day was about not screwing things up, which, inevitably, might have made it anticlimactic to some. But that's not what matters. Nor do the statistical nuggets -- they were top for only 15 days! -- mean anything. What counts...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  3. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Gay rights activists arrested in Russia

    Russian police on Friday arrested several gay rights activists protesting in St. Petersburg and Moscow on the opening day of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  4. New SportAccord chief Marius Vizer plans global games

    In a potential direct challenge to the IOC and the Olympics, judo federation chief Marius Vizer plans to organize a global world championships every four years for all international sports federations.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2013
  5. U.S.'s Adam Nelson to get 2004 gold in shot put

    American shot putter Adam Nelson will get the gold medal from the 2004 Athens Olympics that was stripped from a Ukrainian rival because of doping.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  6. 3 bid cities make pitches for 2020 Olympics

    The three cities vying for the 2020 Olympics have taken their campaign to a key international audience, each claiming to be the safest and best choice at a time of global uncertainty.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  7. Russian president Vladimir Putin supports wrestling's Olympic inc...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin reiterated his support for wrestling to remain in the Olympics on Thursday, calling it "one of the fundamental sports."

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  8. Sochi unveils medals for 2014 Winter Olympics

    Sochi organizers have unveiled the medals for the 2014 Winter Olympics featuring a "patchwork quilt" design representing the different regions of Russia.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  9. Wrestling, baseball-softball and squash make IOC 2020 Olympics sh...

    Wrestling, squash and baseball-softball have made the IOC shortlist for inclusion in the 2020 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  10. Pat McQuaid calls on Lance Armstrong to tell all to UCI

    Cycling federation President Pat McQuaid is waiting for a visit and an apology from Lance Armstrong.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  11. Sochi Olympics head pledges Games will be safe

    Russian authorities are working intensively with Olympic officials to ensure a high level of security for the 2014 Sochi Games, the head of the local organizing committee said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  12. Swimming, gymnastics get Olympic revenue boost

    Swimming and gymnastics were the big winners Wednesday in a new revenue-sharing ranking of Olympic sports, signaling the start of the debate over how to split the money from the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  13. Wrestling leader Nenad Lalovic confident of IOC reprieve

    As the man leading wrestling's charge to preserve its Olympic status, Nenad Lalovic believes he's done what it takes.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  14. Presidency and 2020 bids the focus at IOC meetings

    Call it the perfect storm of Olympic politics.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2013
  15. Power boating leader elected head of sports body

    The head of the international power boating federation has been elected president of an association of sports that are recognized by the International Olympic Committee but not included in the games.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2013
  16. Sloane Stephens, Milos Raonic, Kei Nishikori - ESPN the Magazine ...

    In ESPN the Magazine's 2012 NEXT issue, we unveil the athletes looking to make an impact on future generations of sports fans.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2012