Bolt leaves 'em laughing and a new star comes out in 400

...14 years and gave the country known for great long-distance running its first victory in a field event at worlds or the Olympics."I'm sure, as we continue, we will have many Kenyans coming up in the field events and the sprints," Yego said...
Today In Sports History for August 21-22

...three Olympic sprint events. Bryan Clay wins the decathlon, the first American to win the 10-discipline event at the Olympics since Dan O'Brien at Atlanta in 1996.2010 - David Rudisha of Kenya breaks the 13-year-old 800-meter world...
Some US rowers fall ill at Olympics test event

...She warned athletes coming for the Olympics that "you should know when you're...certain to raise more concerns for the Olympics. About 10,500 athletes will...testing, which will continue through the Olympics, also checked for bacterial fecal...
Year after George's injury, US set for exhibition

...back on the horse in Bilbao, Barcelona, and Madrid. If we didn't get back on the horse, we'd be qualifying for the Olympics this summer," Krzyzewski said. "We don't have to come back to Vegas to get back on the horse, we got on the horse...
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USOC hopeful LA will bid for 2024 Games

...USOC-commissioned poll of Los Angeles residents from earlier this month. It showed 81 percent support for hosting the Olympics. Boston was in the 40s."That's remarkable and very encouraging," Blackmun said.Earlier this week, L.A...
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Poll: Americans support home Olympics

...Bostonians are hesitant to host the Olympics, Americans across the country...people are asked if they would want the Olympics in their local area. It dips even...percent - support a bid to host the Olympics somewhere in the United States...
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Addicted to Detox

...the amazing talents and fashions showcased on Logo TV's "RuPaul's Drag Race," the hit television show known as the "Olympics of drag," already know the style and attitude in store when Detox is on the menu.Those of you who don't, you're...
With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

...invented the modern-day template for the Olympics when it played host in 1984 - as...Walsh said the opposition to the Olympics amounted to about "10 people on...sprawling, traffic-choked city that the Olympics had been to twice already. But...
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Today In Sports History for Aug. 2

...Open golf championship for the second straight year with a 294 total.1952 - Five American boxers win gold medals at the Olympics, marking the first time the U.S. wins the unofficial team title. The five medalists are flyweight Nate Brooks...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 3

...Canada - the first time the U.S. lost the event at the Olympics.1997 - Colleen Walker wins the du Maurier Classic...It's Phelps' third consecutive win in the event at the Olympics, and his 21st career medal. Missy Franklin sets a...


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