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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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Phelps Finishes Next-To-Last In 100-Meter Freestyle At US National Championships

Michael Phelps botched his turn halfway through the 100-meter freestyle and finished next-to-last in a star-studded field at the U.S. national championships.

08/07/2014

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

For Michael Phelps, There’s No Place Like Home

Sitting on the deck at his beloved Meadowbrook, Michael Phelps glances toward the pool where he was once afraid to put his face in the water.

08/04/2014

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