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Beijing selected as 2022 Winter Olympics host

Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it -- and in the span of just 14 years.

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WADA asks for investigation into new allegations

The World Anti-Doping Agency is alarmed by "wild allegations"` made by two European media outlets of widespread suspicious drug tests in track and field, and is asking an independent body to inve

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Wlodarczyk 1st woman to throw hammer 80 meters

Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland has bettered her hammer throw world record with a distance of 81.08 meters at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial Throws Festival in Cetniewo.

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Ruffini wins 25-km open water gold at worlds

Italy's Simone Ruffini won gold in the men's 25-kilometer open water race Saturday, edging out Alex Meyer of the United States at the world swimming championships.


Lausanne gets 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

The Swiss city of Lausanne has been awarded the Winter Youth Olympics for 2020, beating Brasov, Romania, in a vote by International Olympic Committee members.

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Ex-America's Cup sailor sues Oracle Team USA

A former America's Cup sailor is suing two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA for $400,000 for failing to fire or suspend a crewmate during the biggest cheating scandal in regatta history.

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Louganis on Jenner: 'We all have our journeys'

Greg Louganis said he was unaware of fellow Olympian Bruce Jenner's gender identity struggle when their paths crossed at the Summer 1976 Games and in later years.

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Bach says IOC must uphold ethical standards

IOC president Thomas Bach says the Olympic body needs to show it is serious about maintaining ethical credibility and staying free of corruption.

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How Jenner became a sports icon 39 years ago

Bruce Jenner won the Olympic decathlon gold exactly 39 years ago Thursday. To celebrate the anniversary, here are five things you might not know about Jenner's iconic moment in sports history.

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Phinney to make cycling return at Tour of Utah

Taylor Phinney will return to racing at the Tour of Utah. It will be his first race since May 2014, when he collided with a motorcycle on a downhill section of the national championships course.

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'Miracle' goalie selling memorabilia for $5.7M

Jim Craig, the goaltender from the "Miracle on Ice" team, is hoping to sell nearly all his memorabilia from the 1980 Olympics in one 19-item lot for an asking price of $5.7 million.

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Inbee Park critical of qualifying rules for Rio

Inbee Park, the top-ranked player in women's golf, has criticized the qualifying criteria for next year's Olympic tournament, saying it will rule out too many of the world's top stars.

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'20 Tokyo chief apologizes to IOC over stadium

Japanese organizers apologized to the IOC on Wednesday over the scrapping of the original plans for the Olympic stadium and delivered assurances that the new venue will be ready in time for the 2

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