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Judgment Day Approaches for Oscar Pistorius

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At the beginning of last year, Oscar Pistorius was a globally admired athlete, the first double-amputee to run at the world championships and the Olympics. That sparkling image dissolved on Feb. 14, 2013, a year ago

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Olympic Champion Swimmer Retires

Six-time Olympic medalist Rebecca Soni has retired from swimming. Soni made the announcement Thursday, saying she plans to launch a new lifestyle company and blog. The 26-year-old Soni won the 200-meter breaststroke at the last two Olympics while taking

Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Edmonton Oilers during the first period

Team Canada Olympic Men’s Hockey Roster Likely Unveiled Jan 7th

Hockey fans may want to circle Jan. 7 on their calendars

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IOC Dismisses Concerns About Laws Banning Gays In Russia

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The International Olympic Committee has dismissed concerns over Russia’s law banning gay propaganda. The chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission, Jean-Claude Killy (zhawn klawd KEE’-lee), said the IOC doesn’t have the right to discuss the

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2020 Summer Olympics Host City to be Announced on Saturday

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is apparently not all that concerned with the ongoing events in nearby Syria as he is leading Istanbul 2020's delegation and heading to Buenos Aires, Argentina where he can genuflect before a real

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Sidney Crosby Opposes Russia Anti-Gay Law

The NHL's top player didn't shy away Sunday when asked about Russia's anti-gay law being adopted for the Olympics in February.

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No More Olympics For LeBron James?

James, 28, will not play for USA Basketball during the 2013 world championships in Spain and is doubtful to participate in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, a source close to the Miami Heat forward told Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday.

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US Hockey Team Emphasizing Youth At Olympic Camp

The U.S. hockey team's Olympic orientation camp next month is expected to be full of newcomers

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Two More Bolts Players Invited To Olympic Orientation Camps

Two more players got invitations Tuesday to participate in their countries Olympic Orientation camp in hopes of representing their country at the Sochi games. Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas and forward Ondrej Palat were added to the Czech team roster

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Krzyzewski Begins The Quest For Third Gold

Mike Krzyzewski (shuh-SHEF'-skee) was fully convinced his Olympic duties were over.