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Indian athletes have been cleared to compete in the Winter Games in Sochi after the country complied with the IOC's ethics rules and avoided becoming the first country expelled from the Olympics in more than 40 years.
Injury to keep skater Lysacek out of Sochi
Evan Lysacek, the reigning Olympic figure skating champion, announced Tuesday that a torn labrum in his left hip will keep him from competing in Sochi.
Bach: Russia to set protest zones in Sochi
IOC President Thomas Bach said Russia will set up public protest zones in Sochi during the Winter Olympics, a move unlikely to defuse criticism of the country's human rights record and a recent law banning gay "propaganda."
IOC to remind Sochi athletes not to protest
The IOC is finalizing a letter to Olympic athletes reminding them to refrain from demonstrations or political gestures during the Winter Games in Sochi, including any protests against Russia's law banning gay "propaganda."
U.S. gets spot in Sochi team skating event
Host Russia, the United States, Canada and Japan have qualified for the team figure skating event, which is making its Olympic debut in Sochi.
Ligety edges Miller to win Beaver Creek GS
Ted Ligety turned in a flawless final run to win a fourth straight World Cup race, edging U.S. teammate Bode Miller.
Jesse Owens '36 gold medal sells for $1.47M
A gold medal awarded to Jesse Owens in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin sold for $1,466,574 early Sunday morning, the highest price ever paid for a piece of Olympic memorabilia.
Skier Miller to share custody of son for now
Olympic skier Bode Miller and a former flame have agreed to share time with their infant son for the next four months.
Vonn climbing ranks as comeback continues
Lindsey Vonn showed more progress Sunday in her comeback from major knee surgery and announced she's "ready for Sochi" after finishing an unofficial fifth through 45 racers in a World Cup super-G.
U.S.' Richardson wins 1,000m race in Berlin
American Heather Richardson won the 1,000-meter race in World Cup speedskating on Sunday, the final World Cup event before the Sochi Olympics.
Snowboarder Holland has collarbone surgery
Two-time Olympian and six-time Winter X Games snowboardcross champion Nate Holland had successful surgery for a fractured collarbone over the weekend and is expected to return to action in time to try to qualify for the Sochi Games.
German president boycotting Sochi Olympics
German President Joachim Gauck is boycotting the Winter Olympics and will not travel to Sochi, Russia next year.
American women's bobsledders sweep medals
Standing arm-in-arm atop the medal stand, the six women chanted in unison.
Ledecky sets American 1,650 freestyle record
The records keep piling up for Katie Ledecky. She continued her banner year Saturday by shattering the American record in the 1,650-yard freestyle at the Winter National Championships.
Asada claims GP Final despite early problems
Japanese skater Mao Asada won the Grand Prix Final on Saturday despite failing to land two triple axels early in her free program.
Kueng wins super-G, halts Svindal streak at 4
For anyone not named Aksel Lund Svindal to win a super-G race these days seems, well, almost preposterous.
American Hamlin earns berth in luge for Sochi
Germany's Natalie Geisenberger kept her unbeaten World Cup luge season going Saturday night, and Erin Hamlin of the U.S. wrapped up a trip to the Sochi Olympics with a fifth-place finish.
Olympic sailors call course for Rio 'polluted'
Olympic sailors on Saturday checked out the venue for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Pikus-Pace sets pair of skeleton track records
Noelle Pikus-Pace of the United States set a pair of track records Friday on the way to winning the gold medal at the second World Cup skeleton race of the season.
American Mantia earns first World Cup victory
American Joey Mantia, a former inline champion, earned his first World Cup victory Friday, winning the 1,500 meters in 1 minute, 45.80 seconds.
Former Giro winner Di Luca banned for life
Former Giro d'Italia winner Danilo Di Luca was banned from cycling for life Thursday following a third doping offense, joining Lance Armstrong as one of the highest profile riders to be kicked out of the sport.
Olympic beach champ May-Treanor pregnant
Three-time Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist Misty May-Treanor is pregnant.
Italian runner banned 3 years in doping case
Italian long-distance runner Devis Licciardi has been banned for three years for cheating a drug test.
Chairman: U.S. interested in 2024 Games
The chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee says "it is our intention to bid" for the 2024 Olympics if a number of criteria are met -- the strongest indication yet that the United States will put forth a bid city by the end of next year.
South African marathoner faces doping ban
South African marathon runner Lindhikaya Mthangayi has tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid and faces a six-year ban following a previous doping offense.
Weight, Guerin inducted in U.S. Hockey Hall
Doug Weight recalled his father putting him on skates at the age of 2 because he could barely walk due to a childhood condition that relegated him to wearing braces on his legs.
Gut wins season-opening WC downhill event
Lara Gut likes a downhill course icy and extreme, with just a touch of technical elements along the way.
Holcomb, Langton win World Cup bobsled race
Steven Holcomb and Steve Langton of the United States not only went into Canada and prevailed, but they set a track record in the process.
Olympic hockey roster deadline now Jan. 7
The Olympic roster announcement deadline has been moved to Jan. 7, the International Ice Hockey Foundation announced Wednesday, although USA Hockey will stick with its original plan to announce its team on Jan. 1.
IOC sets deadline for Egypt sports legislation
The IOC has given Egypt one year to bring its sports legislation in line with Olympic standards.
2 fencing team events slashed for Rio Games
The men's saber team event and the women's foil team event have been dropped for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Austria's Schlierenzauer wins WCup ski jump
Defending ski jump World Cup champion Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria won for the first time this season.
Lochte, Ledecky honored at Golden Goggles
Ryan Lochte and Olympic and world champion Katie Ledecky won male and female athlete of the year at the Golden Goggles as USA Swimming honored its top performers.
Russia to pay bonuses to its Olympic medalists
Russia will pay hefty bonuses to athletes who win medals at the Winter Olympics on home soil in Sochi.
Bolt: Goal is to break record in 200 meters
Usain Bolt says his goal for 2014 is to break his own 200-meter world record of 19.19 seconds.
IOC's Bach points to Italy, U.S. bids for 2024
New IOC president Thomas Bach is pleased with the Italian government's support for a 2024 Summer Olympics bid and said it's "time for the United States to present a strong bid."
Machida outskates Kovtun for Rostelecom win
Russia's Julia Lipnitskaia has won figure skating's Rostelecom Cup, edging ahead of Carolina Kostner by less than a point for her second Grand Prix gold of the season.
IOC spends $500K to retest 350 Turin samples
The IOC's medical director says the doping retests from the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin involve 350 samples and are based on intelligence that targets athletes and events considered most at risk for cheating.
Armstrong settles $3M insurance lawsuit
A day before he was scheduled to give sworn testimony about his use of performance-enhancing drugs, Lance Armstrong reached a settlement Wednesday with an insurance company that was seeking $3 million in performance bonuses it paid him from 1999 to 2001.