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  1. Rio mayor acknowledges venues behind schedule

    With IOC officials in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday to monitor progress on the 2016 Olympics, the city's Mayor Eduardo Paes acknowledged that work on a large cluster of venues is far behind schedule.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2014
  2. Endurance Sports - Mo Farah considering moving to marathon

    Brian Metzler

    British transplant and 5K/10K Olympic king Mo Farah is contemplating a move to the marathon in time for the 2016 Games

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013
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  4. Istanbul, Madrid, Tokyo submit 2020 Olympic bid files to IOC

    Exactly eight months before the vote, the race for the 2020 Summer Games moved into a crucial phase Monday when the three candidate cities submitted their bid plans to the International Olympic Committee.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2013
  5. Brandi Chastain on Hope Solo, youth clinics

    Lynn Hoppes

    Two months later, U.S. soccer great and NBC broadcaster Brandi Chastain still hasn't talked with U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo about their differences at the Summer Olympics. And Chastain really hasn't given it much thought. "That was an unusual circu...

    Blog | September 30, 2012
  6. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Mexico takes to streets to celebrate socc...

    Jubilant Mexicans celebrated their 2-1 Olympic gold medal soccer win over powerhouse Brazil Saturday, waving flags and chanting in plazas and streets across the country.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  7. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Connor Fields takes this one on the chin

    Alyssa Roenigk

    One day you might dash through the field. The next you return home bloodied and bruised. That's what makes BMX racing so great.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  8. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Abby Wambach hopes to keep playing

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Abby Wambach isn't done yet. The 32-year-old forward and heart of the U.S. women's soccer team wants to play in the 2015 Women's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  9. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Carli Lloyd delivers legendary performanc...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    When the London Games opened, Carli Lloyd wasn't even in the U.S. women's starting lineup. But the midfielder was right where she needed to be Thursday, scoring both goals in a 2-1 win over Japan that gave the Americans redemption and a third consecutive Olympic gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  10. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Women's boxing a huge success

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Katie Taylor gave her vociferous Irish fans a thrill, and Claressa Shields beat down someone twice her age. Yes, the women boxers proved they belong on the biggest stage.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  11. Watch: Wambach, Rampone on final

    Julie Foudy catches up with U.S. women's soccer co-captains Abby Wambach and Christie Rampone to get the inside scoop on the Americans' gold-medal match against Japan:...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  12. Plans take shape for new U.S. women's soccer league

    Four former Women's Professional Soccer league teams could form part of a new U.S. women's league that would take shape around five teams and begin play in the spring of 2013.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  13. Watch: Claressa Shields going for gold's Prim Siripipat and Bonnie D. Ford discuss Claressa Shields' attempt to win gold in women's boxing, the men's 5,000-meter final and women's soccer final against Japan:...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  14. Rehab going well after knee surgery for Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade

    Dwyane Wade's recovery from knee surgery is right on schedule, and the All-Star guard expects to be ready to go when the Miami Heat open the defense of their NBA championship.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  15. 2012 London Olympics -- U.S. Soccer wants women's national teamer...

    U.S. Soccer would prefer to have Hope Solo, Alex Morgan and the rest of the players on the women's national team playing at home rather than abroad. The hard part is figuring out the best way to make that happen.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  16. 2012 London Olympics -- FIFA needs more time on Canada complaint

    The governing body of soccer says it needs more time to look into complaints by the Canadian women's team following its semifinal loss to the United States at the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  17. London Olympics 2012 -- 7 missing Cameroon athletes may seek bett...

    Cameroon Olympics officials say seven competitors who have left the athletes village may be seeking new homes and sporting opportunities outside their African nation.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012