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  • Google takes stand against anti-gay law at Sochi Winter Olympics

    Google takes stand against anti-gay law at Sochi Winter Olympics
    SAN FRANCISCO -- On the eve of the 2014 Sochi Olympics opening ceremony, Google took a very public stand against Russian anti-gay law and discrimination. The Internet giant is displaying a Google doodle on its homepage of athletes in the colors and...
  • Paley Center Debuts Olympic Broadcast Archive Exhibit

    Just in time for the Winter Olympics, the Paley Center for Media has opened a new historical exhibit featuring archival recordings of U.S. broadcasts of the Olympic Games. With more than 1,300 hours of Olympic and Olympic-related programs, The U.S....
  • LGBT activists to protest Sochi Olympics as national tour hits L.A.

    LGBT activists to protest Sochi Olympics as national tour hits L.A.
    Gay rights activists have planned a protest Friday afternoon in downtown as the U.S. Olympic Committee brings the Road to Sochi Tour to Los Angeles. The group organizing the event, GetEQUAL, said in a news release that the demonstration will be peaceful...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti's priority list includes people mover, 2024 Games

    Mayor Eric Garcetti's priority list includes people mover, 2024 Games
    Building "a people mover" to serve Los Angeles International Airport, providing more incentives to help the local film industry thrive and bidding for the 2024 Olympics were among the priorities outlined by Mayor Eric Garcetti during a Sunday morning talk...
  • Ashley Wagner decries Russian anti-gay law

    Ashley Wagner decries Russian anti-gay law
    PARK CITY, Utah – Ashley Wagner was well prepared for the question.  During a U.S. Figure Skating training camp in late August, she and other skaters had been told to expect it.  The U.S. Olympic Committee told the skaters what its position was, and...
  • U.S. Olympic team will have a California feel

    U.S. Olympic team will have a California feel
    California leads all states with 20 athletes on the U.S. Olympic team headed for the 2014 Sochi Games next month. The U.S. Olympic Committee finalized its roster on Monday, officially naming 230 athletes -- the largest delegation of any nation in the...
  • Paley Center to house 50 years of Olympics TV coverage

    Want to relive the 1980 Miracle on Ice or see Mark Spitz swim into the record books? Now you can, thanks to an agreement between the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Paley Center for Media that will make more than 1,300 hours of Olympic footage...
  • U.S. officials warn athletes to be inconspicuous at Sochi Olympics

    A day after Ralph Lauren unveiled the outfits U.S. athletes will wear at the opening ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Games, it has been learned that officials are warning the American team about dressing inconspicuously while in Russia. According to the...
  • Clock ticking on Lysacek comeback

    Clock ticking on Lysacek comeback
    Evan Lysacek is running out of time to get the minimum qualifying scores he needs to be eligible for the 2014 Olympics. U.S. Figure Skating spokeswoman Renee Felton said Wednesday the reigning men’s figure skating champion must get those marks...
  • Ralph Lauren's 2014 Olympic offerings hail from 16 U.S. states

    Ralph Lauren's 2014 Olympic offerings hail from 16 U.S. states
    With 100 days to go before the Winter Olympics begin in Sochi, Russia, the U.S. Olympic Committee and Ralph Lauren unveiled the first pieces of a domestically made Team USA wardrobe produced across nearly a third of U.S states. Our Sports section...
  • Lindsey Vonn postpones return to competitive skiing

    Lindsey Vonn postpones return to competitive skiing
    It was only a few weeks ago Lindsey Vonn told reporters at a U.S. Olympic Committee news conference that she hoped to resume competitive skiing this month. Now, it seems her rehabilitation from knee surgery will keep her off the World Cup circuit...
  • Twins Bob and Mike Bryan get top team honors from U.S. Olympics group

    Twins Bob and Mike Bryan get top team honors from U.S. Olympics group
    Bob and Mike Bryan, the tennis doubles-playing twins from Camarillo, were named by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) as the 2012-13 team of the year for its gold medal at the 2012 Olympics. After winning Wimbledon in 2013, the Bryans became the...