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LA mayor pitches 2024 Olympic bid to IOC president

...took his city's newly-launched bid for the 2024 Summer Games to IOC headquarters on Thursday, saying it's time...Switzerland, to discuss their proposals for hosting the first Summer Games in the U.S. since Atlanta held the 1996 Olympics...
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Today In Sports History for Aug. 28

...last August. Twelve records are broken - at least one in seven straight days - in the pool to be used for the 2000 Summer Games.2005 - Michael Memea's home run in the bottom of the seventh caps a stunning comeback to give West Oahu of Ewa Beach...
Five cities set to be in running for 2024 games

...Boston's bid collapsed in July amid a lack of public and political support. The Californian city is bidding to bring the Summer Games back to the U.S. for the first time since Atlanta held the 1996 Olympics.On Tuesday, the U.S. Olympic Committee...
USOC hopeful LA will bid for 2024 Games Sept. 15. The United States hasn't hosted the Summer Games since 1996 in Atlanta."There are some complicated...L.A. officials said the proposed budget for the Summer Games would be $4.1 billion, plus a $400 million contingency...
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Some US rowers fall ill at Olympics test event

...Americans' experience is almost certain to raise more concerns for the Olympics. About 10,500 athletes will attend the Summer Games, and 1,400 will participate in rowing, sailing, triathlon, canoeing and distance swimming in the waters around...
Today In Sports History for August 5

...major title.2012 - Jamaica's Usain Bolt wins consecutive gold medals in the marquee track and field event at the Summer Games in London. Only about fifth-fastest of the eight runners to the halfway mark, Bolt erases that deficit and overtakes...
Quick to the gold

...success on Wednesday at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles, winning a gold medal and the title...03:40.02.Umbs has three medals in the World Summer Games this year - gold in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay...
Quick, Umbs have another strong Olympic day

Juneau's CJ Umbs and Christine Quick continued to impress at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games on Tuesday in Los Angeles.Umbs put in a heavy workload in the pool with three events, two of which garnished medals."I am...
Umbs wins bronze at World Games

Juneau's Christopher "CJ" Umbs is off to a fast start at the 2015 Special Olympics' 14th annual World Summer Games in Los Angeles.Umbs won a bronze medal in Sunday's 100-meter backstroke. Umbs placed third with a score of 00:02:20...
They're Golden

...weekend of competition in the 2015 Alaska Special Olympics Summer Games."We won the tournament this weekend up in Anchorage...weekend for the three-day Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games.The Games began Friday with opening ceremonies at...


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