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A woman poses under the Olympic rings at the Olympic Park on Feb. 6, 2014, on the eve of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics opening ceremony. (credit: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: LA Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal, Officially Pushing D.C. Out of Running

Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America’s 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week.

08/30/2015

Chinese people wearing traditional costumes gather to celebrate as Beijing is announced as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, in Shijiazhuang, the capital of northern China\'s Hebei province on July 31, 2015.  Performers erupted into orchestrated dancing and flag-waving in Beijing as the Chinese capital won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics host, with experts describing it as the only \"safe\" choice but campaign groups condemning the decision.   CHINA OUT   AFP PHOTO

The Olympics Are Heading Back To Beijing

By David Heim The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that Beijing has won the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, marking the second time Beijing will have the honors. Beijing defeated Kazakhstan […]

07/31/2015

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Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav ‘Slava’ Fetisov On “Red Army”

“Red Army” revolves around Vyacheslav “Slava” Fetisov – the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you’ll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia’s hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.

01/22/2015

The Olympic flag with the iconic Olympic rings is pictured during the IOC Executive Board meetings, held at the Westminster Bridge Park Plaza on April 6, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

D.C. Loses to Boston in U.S. Bid to Host 2024 Olympic Games

Boston is chosen to represent the United States in its bid for the chance to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, The U.S. Olympic Committee announced Thursday.

01/08/2015

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D.C. Named as Finalist to Host 2024 Olympics

D.C. is in the running for the U.S. bid for the 2024 Summer Games.

12/17/2014

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps says he is taking a break to focus on himself after his DUI Sept. 30. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Coach: Phelps Plans To Race After Suspension Ends

Michael Phelps is back in training and plans to return to competition after his six-month suspension ends in March.

12/06/2014

A woman poses under the Olympic rings at the Olympic Park on Feb. 6, 2014, on the eve of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics opening ceremony. (credit: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Olympic Bid Touts ‘Unity’ Over Dysfunction

Place your hands together in just the right way, with thumbs overlapping and the other fingers pointing to the sky, and you’ve created the symbol for 2024 Olympics in the nation’s capital.

11/26/2014

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps says he is taking a break to focus on himself after his DUI Sept. 30. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Phelps Suspended 6 Months By USA Swimming

USA Swimming has announced the discipline for Olympic star Michael Phelps following his second DUI arrest last month.

10/06/2014

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps says he is taking a break to focus on himself after his DUI Sept. 30. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Charging Documents: Phelps Blew .14 at DUI Arrest

Police documents indicate that Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps registered .14 percent on a breathalyzer test after he was stopped on a speeding violation.

10/01/2014

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

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