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  • Should IOC honor slain Israeli athletes?

    Silence is golden
  • An Olympic tragedy

    An Olympic tragedy
    In September 1972, the world watched in disbelief as 11 Israeli athletes were murdered by the Palestinian terrorist organization "Black September" at the Summer Olympic Games in Munich. The story, and Israel's decade-long retaliation, have been captured...

    London calling for Olympian Angela Ruggiero

    London calling for Olympian Angela Ruggiero
    Valley native and four-time ice hockey Olympic medalist Angela Ruggiero — one gold, two silvers, one bronze — was elected in 2010 by her fellow Olympians to the Athletes Commission of the International Olympic Committee. She's one of 12...

    Steinberg: Olympics still worth watching?

    What has traditionally been the most transcendent event in the world of sports had its Opening Ceremonies in London Friday night and the competition started Saturday. Over the next 17 days NBC is planning to telecast a record 5,535 hours of Olympic...

    "Rome 1960," by David Maraniss

    Like members of the ACLU insisting upon the strict separation of church and state, members of the International Olympic Committee recite their mantra: Sports must always be kept separate from politics. The ACLU's position may not be true to the original...