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  • Phelps low-key on arrival to China

    Michael Phelps sneaked into Beijing almost unnoticed. He's unlikely to go out that way. Phelps, of Rodgers Forge and the probable star of the Beijing Olympics, avoided hundreds of fans, photographers and reporters yesterday by taking a side door out to a...
  • Ledger links Jones to several drugs

    Marion Jones used several different performance-enhancing drugs over a substantial period of time, according to a detailed doping calendar. Jones' alleged doping regimen was part of a Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative ledger that featured the names of...
  • A matter of time

    A matter of time
    Michael Phelps readily concedes that he's not much of a morning person. But guess what? In his opinion, all the discussion over the decision to move the Olympic swimming finals to the morning - which was made so they could be shown live on television...
  • U.S. loses in gold medal softball game to Japan

     
    In what may be the final Olymoic softball game ever, the United States lost to Japan, 3-1, today and missed what would have been the Americans' fourth straight gold medal.The U.S. was undefeated in Beijing -- in fact, the Americans hadn't......
  • Michael Phelps: Behavior 'inappropriate'

    Michael Phelps: Behavior 'inappropriate'
    Michael Phelps, the Rodgers Forge native who has won more gold medals than anyone in Olympic history, acknowledged yesterday that he had engaged in "regrettable" behavior and shown "bad judgment" after a photo of him smoking what appears to be marijuana...
  • Obama trip to Copenhagen 'not necessary,' Steele says

    Obama trip to Copenhagen 'not necessary,' Steele says
    Republican National Chairman Michael S. Steele said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's upcoming trip to Copenhagen is "nice" but not essential business for the president. Steele began a brief telephone news conference by criticizing Obama's lack of...
  • Rio Olympics in the spotlight as World Cup curtain drops

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The Rio de Janeiro 2016 summer Olympics move firmly into the spotlight this week with the International Olympic Committee in town to monitor progress and the soccer World Cup wrapping up. The Olympics are the country's second...
  • IOC has to explain merits of Games better, says Bach

    LAUSANNE Switzerland (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must do a better job of explaining the merits of hosting the Games to cities considering an application, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday. Only three cities - Oslo,...
  • IOC says Rio report encouraging but vigilance needed

    LAUSANNE Switzerland (Reuters) - Brazil has presented an "encouraging report" about preparations for the 2016 Rio Games but vigilance is needed to ensure venues are ready, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday. IOC President Thomas Bach,...
  • 2022 Winter Olympics finalists: Beijing, Oslo and Almaty, Kazakhstan

    2022 Winter Olympics finalists: Beijing, Oslo and Almaty, Kazakhstan
    The International Olympic Committee has named three cities -- the only cities still interested -- to its official list of candidates for the 2022 Winter Games. The bids of Beijing, Oslo and Almaty, Kazakhstan, were approved by the IOC's executive board....
  • Oslo, Almaty, Beijing named 2022 Winter Games candidates

    Oslo, Almaty, Beijing named 2022 Winter Games candidates
    LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Oslo, Almaty and Beijing were confirmed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the official candidates to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games on Monday. “The IOC Executive board has selected the cities of Oslo,...
  • IOC warns baseball confederation after Israeli snub

    (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has issued a formal warning to the World Baseball Softball Confederation after the Israeli flag and name plate were removed during the confederation's congress in Tunisia last May. The confederation,...