With Olympic boycott ruled out, Russians to admit some wrong

MOSCOW - With an Olympic boycott ruled out, Russia is planning...dependable partner of the international Olympic movement."Mutko also appealed for...Thomas Bach, meanwhile, met with Russian Olympic Committee head Alexander Zhukov and other...
Juneau Nordic Ski Team starts ahead of the snow

...results of the Besh Cup races are used to select the Alaska Teams to the United States Ski and Snowboard Association Junior Olympic National Championships, as well as the biennial, international Arctic Winter Games. Many local races were cancelled due...
LA mayor pitches 2024 Olympic bid to IOC president

...nearly three decades.Garcetti and U.S. Olympic leaders met with IOC President Thomas...meeting came just two days after the U.S. Olympic Committee named Los Angeles as its chairman Casey Wasserman and U.S. Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst and CEO...
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Swimming body criticizes Olympic organizers

...performances of our athletes."Four-time Olympic champion Alexander Popov is quoted in...particularly critical of changes to the Olympic Aquatics Stadium, the main pool for swimming's...main venue of the leading sport from the Olympic movement ... is diminished in terms...
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Rio Olympic, Paralympic ceremonies to be low-budget the swimming arena from 17,000 to 13,000. The water polo venue was also moved to cut costs.In the letter, former Olympic gold-medal swimmer Alexander Popov said Rio's swimming preparations were "a step back in relation to previous editions...
Biles wins 3rd straight world gymnastics title

...points over teammate, buddy and reigning Olympic champion Gabby Douglas and bronze Douglas became the first reigning Olympic gold medalist to reach the podium at worlds...reach. Attempting to become the first Olympic champ in nearly 50 years to repeat, Douglas...
Today in Sports History: Oct. 16

...Carlos give black power salutes during the medal ceremonies of the 200-meter race and are later banned for life from all Olympic competition by the IOC.1971 - Norm Ullman of the Toronto Maple Leafs records his 1,000th point in a 5-3 loss to the New...
Today in Sports History for Oct. 21 7-0 for the first time in franchise history and match an NFL record by winning each game by at least 17 points.2009 - Olympic champion Liu Zige knocks a stunning 1.6 seconds off the world record in the women's 200-meter butterfly at China's...
With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

...and, finally, leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee, who were tired of the city's...might be time to see if there is more Olympic love in Los Angeles.After the USOC and...officially name its candidate. Several Olympic leaders have quietly been pushing Los...
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Five cities set to be in running for 2024 games

...the United States.The International Olympic Committee's final deadline for submission...campaign that features bids from three former Olympic host cities - Los Angeles, Paris and...1996 Olympics.On Tuesday, the U.S. Olympic Committee released the letter sent from...


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