Olympic Games

Washington D.C. is among the finalist cities in the U.S. being considered to host the 2024 Olympic Games. (credit: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Former NFL Commissioner, Under Armour Founder Back D.C.’s 2024 Olympics Bid

Former District of Columbia mayor Anthony Williams and former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue are among the leaders of a group vying to bring the Olympics to Washington in 2024.

09/04/2014

Bradley Wilson of the United States competes in the Men's Moguls Qualification on day three of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Feb. 10, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Temperatures in Sochi Warm Enough to be Summer Olympics

With temperatures rising on the Black Sea coast, the Sochi Olympics are starting to feel more like the Summer Games.

02/10/2014

Netherlands' Ireen Wust celebrates on the podium during the Flower Ceremony after winning the gold medal in the Women's Speed Skating 3000 m at the Adler Arena during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 9, 2014. (credit: JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Gold For Speedskater Is First Openly Gay Athlete To Medal In Sochi

Wust claimed a speedskating gold medal at her third straight Winter Olympics, knocking off defending champion Martina Sablikova in the 3,000 meters Sunday. That made the Netherlands 2-for-2 at Adler Arena, the world’s dominant speedskating nation living up to his billing through the first weekend in Sochi. Wust became the first openly gay athlete to win a medal at the Sochi Games.

02/09/2014

Members of Congress expressed serious concerns Sunday about the safety of Americans at next month's Olympics in Russia and said Moscow needs to cooperate more on security. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

U.S. Lawmakers Demand Russia Give ‘Full Story’ on Olympic Safety Threats

Members of Congress expressed serious concerns Sunday about the safety of Americans at next month’s Olympics in Russia and said Moscow needs to cooperate more on security.

01/19/2014

Russia's slide from democratic reforms and its relationships with international peers threaten to undercut the spirit of the Olympic Games it hosts next month, failed presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Sunday.  (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Romney: Olympics in Russia a ‘Very Frightening’ Event Following Attacks

Russia’s slide from democratic reforms and its relationships with international peers threaten to undercut the spirit of the Olympic Games it hosts next month, failed presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Sunday.

01/05/2014

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Holden & Danny: Ken Berger Thinks NBA Players Will Eventually Back A Basketball World Cup

Ken Berger of CBSsports.com joined ‘Holden and Danny’ on Tuesday morning to discuss his interview with NBA commissioner David Stern about a possible NBA sponsored world cup.

106.7 The Fan–08/14/2012

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Elfin: Now 57, Sugar Ray Leonard Says He Never Planned On Being A Boxer

The U.S. team didn’t fare so well this year in Olympic boxing, which certainly goes against our illustrious history of success in the sport internationally. But one of it’s most memorable breakout stars, Sugar Ray Leonard, never even planned on being a boxer.

08/08/2012

File photo of the Olympic rings. (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Elfin: No Room For Rooting Interest In A Sportswriter Unless It’s The Olympics

Being a sportswriter teaches objectivity early, ripping the fanfare out of you at the jump. But when it comes to the Summer Olympics and a slew of local athletes are competing, we can make an exception.

07/27/2012

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