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  • Baltimore among cities asked about interest in 2024 Olympics

    Baltimore among cities asked about interest in 2024 Olympics
    Baltimore is one of 35 U.S. cities that received letters Tuesday from the United States Olympic Committee gauging interest in bidding for the 2024 Summer Games. "I'm excited that Baltimore is being considered and that we've been invited to bid," Mayor...
  • An icon smashed

    An icon smashed
    The International Cycling Union's announcement today that it was stripping superstar athlete Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles over charges of illegal doping effectively ended one of the most celebrated sports careers in recent memory....
  • Notebook: Spalding's Davis takes over as Ohio Machine coach

    Notebook: Spalding's Davis takes over as Ohio Machine coach
    The Ohio Machine of Major League Lacrosse announced Monday that Archbishop Spalding boys lacrosse coach Bear Davis will take over as head coach. Davis, who is also associate athletic director at Archbishop Spalding, replaces Ted Garber for the remaining...
  • Reed Whiting doing what it takes to make a name in ice cross downhill

    Reed Whiting doing what it takes to make a name in ice cross downhill
    Over a tall cup of coffee in Southeast Baltimore, Reed Whiting explains why and how he zips down frozen racetracks in the middle of cities, navigating jumps and turns while jostling with three other racers from around the world. He says he goes as...
  • Notebook: Syracuse's Mullins out for season with knee injury

    Notebook: Syracuse's Mullins out for season with knee injury
    Syracuse defenseman Brandon Mullins will miss the rest of the season because of a right knee injury that will require surgery, the team announced Thursday. Mullins went down in the fourth quarter of Friday night's 9-8 overtime victory against Virginia,...
  • Kurt Angle, Gerald Brisco discuss IOC's recommendation to cut wrestling from 2020 Olympics

    Kurt Angle, Gerald Brisco discuss IOC's recommendation to cut wrestling from 2020 Olympics
    Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recommended that wrestling be removed from the 2020 Olympic Games. The recommendation was ultimately made by secret ballot of several rounds, and wrestling was voted out from a final group that included...
  • Should the Olympics suspend cycling?

    No, but UCI must go Philip Hersh Chicago Tribune Cycling gets to stay in the Olympics on one condition: the International Cycling Union leaders who turned a blind eye to doping (best case) or enabled it (more likely) must go. Ex-UCI President Hein...
  • Bits & Pieces: Vigorito leaves behind lasting legacy in triathlon community

    The man most responsible for the popularity of the sport of triathlon in Howard County has decided to retire. Robert "Vigo" Vigorito, who founded the Columbia Triathlon Association, will be stepping down as of Dec. 31. It all started for Vigorito in the...
  • Company selling Michael Phelps Olympic-style headphones

    Company selling Michael Phelps Olympic-style headphones
    There he was, before every major swim in the London Olympics, lost in thought and music pumping from headphones that covered his ears. And now, a clever company wants to sell you a pair of those Michael Phelps headphones. The red, white and blue...
  • Accomplished triathlete and race organizer Robert Vigorito to retire after three decades

    Accomplished triathlete and race organizer Robert Vigorito to retire after three decades
    TriColumbia – the Mid-Atlantic’s premier endurance event production company –announced that founder, CEO, and race director Robert “Vigo” Vigorito will retire after three decades with the organization. “My...
  • Women dominating at London Olympics

    Women dominating at London Olympics
    The darkened arena pulsed with anticipation, the thousands of spectators roaring and their cameras flashing like giant fireflies as the boxers swaggered in, punching the air, bouncing on the balls of their feet and glaring like gladiators. And then, the...
  • Notes: Rogge says Bolt 'best' sprinter ever

    International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge finally acknowledged Sunday that Usain Bolt is the greatest sprinter in history. Even after the Jamaican's unprecedented gold-medal sweep of the 100 meters, 200 meters and 400-meter relay in back-...