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  1. Australian Olympic Committee appoints Fiona de Jong as secretary ...

    The Australian Olympic Committee has appointed Fiona de Jong as its secretary general, making her the first woman to take charge of the organization's administrative and financial roles.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2014
  2. Former freestyle world record holder Eamon Sullivan retires

    Former freestyle world record holder and three-time Olympic medalist Eamon Sullivan says he has retired competitive swimming just weeks after pulling out of the Australian team for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games with a shoulder injury.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
  3. Ian Thorpe, Olympic swimming gold medalist, reveals he is gay in ...

    Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Ian Thorpe for the first time publicly confirmed that he is gay during a television interview on Sunday, ending years of speculation about his sexuality.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2014
  4. Olympic gold medalist Emma Snowsill retires from competitive tria...

    Olympic gold medalist Emma Snowsill has retired from competitive triathlon at age 33.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  5. Cyclist Daryl Impey fails doping test, out of Tour de France

    Orica-GreenEDGE rider Daryl Impey of South Africa has been omitted from the team's Tour de France lineup after failing a doping test.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  6. Hope Solo records 71st shutout as U.S. women edge France

    Hope Solo got her 71st career shutout, Sydney Leroux scored a first-half goal, and the United States women's team beat France 1-0 in a friendly Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2014
  7. Amy Van Dyken Rouen, six-time Olympic gold medalist, suffers seve...

    Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken Rouen severed her spine in an all-terrain vehicle accident over the weekend and told emergency workers she could not move her toes or feel anything touching her legs.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2014
  8. New rules allow Oracle to sail with challengers during America's ...

    The America's Cup has shaken and stirred the rules for the 2017 regatta. They're radical, ambitious and sure to set off debates in yacht club bars from Sydney to San Diego to San Francisco to Southampton.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2014
  9. Olympic medalist Geoff Huegill pleads guilty to cocaine charges

    Olympic medalist Geoff Huegill pleaded guilty Wednesday to possessing a prohibited drug and was given a six-month good behavior bond.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  10. USA-Canada rivalry resumes

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    The United States and Canada renew their women's soccer rivalry tonight in Winnipeg (8 p.m. ET on ESPN3 and espnW.com). Here are five fast facts to get you prepared for the border battle. 1. The U.S. has an all-time record of 47-3-5 against Canada...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  11. IOC vice president backtracks on criticism of Rio 2016 preparatio...

    A day after describing preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympics as "the worst I have experienced," International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates says he's confident local organizers and "the people of Brazil can indeed deliver excellent games."

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  12. Ian Thorpe in rehab after being found disoriented

    The manager of Olympic swimming great Ian Thorpe says the five-time gold medalist is in rehab after being found disoriented on a Sydney street early Monday morning by police responding to a call from residents.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2014
  13. espnW -- U.S. women's national soccer team held to draw against N...

    Graham Hays

    Yes, because the game was a friendly, one could argue that it didn't really matter. But New Zealand hasn't beaten or tied the U.S. in 26 years. So in that respect, the 1-1 draw Wednesday night might just matter.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  14. espnW -- LeBron James, Metta World Peace, Raptors mascot, Hayden ...

    D'Arcy Maine

    The Wambach-Huffman wedding, the Panettiere-Klitschko engagement, a Metta World Peace show! Only LeBron working out in a giant gold chain while fire rages behind him could cap this zany week.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  15. IOC receives Lance Armstrong's Olympic medal

    Lance Armstrong's Olympic medal is back with the IOC.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  16. Flashback: Cathy Freeman golden

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    On this day in 2000, the Sydney Olympics came to a close. The performance of Cathy Freeman, however, would live on. After lighting the Olympic flame at the opening ceremonies, Freeman went on to win gold in the women's 400 meters, becoming the first ...

    Blog | October 01, 2013