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Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for ESPY)

Olympic Great Michael Phelps Ending Retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

04/14/2014

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama accept autographed U.S. Olympic flags from Jon Lujan of Littleton, Colo., Paralympics Alpine Skiing, former US Marine Corps Sergeant and 2014 Winter Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony Team USA Flag Bearer; and Julie Chu of Fairfield, Conn., Women's Ice Hockey and 2014 Winter Olympic Games Closing Ceremony Team USA Flag Bearer, during an event in the East Room of the White House April 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

White House Says No ‘Selfie’ Ban Despite Olympians Not Allowed To Take Pictures Of Obama With Cellphone

The White House says it has not banned selfies despite Olympic athletes barred during a visit last week.

04/08/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama accept autographed U.S. Olympic flags from Jon Lujan (L) of Littleton, Colorado, Paralympics Alpine Skiing, former US Marine Corps Sergeant and 2014 Winter Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony Team USA Flag Bearer; and Julie Chu of Fairfield, Connecticut, Women's Ice Hockey and 2014 Winter Olympic Games Closing Ceremony Team USA Flag Bearer, during an event in the East Room of the White House April 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Olympic Athletes Get Their White House Moment

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama surrounded themselves with Olympians and Paralympians Thursday, saluting their success at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, praising their perseverance and marveling at their performances.

04/03/2014

(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.

Top 5 Moments In Olympic History

Do any Olympic moments from Sochi make it on to our top 5 all-time list?

02/25/2014

Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin assisted Under Armour in determining how air flow best wraps around the skaters, providing the ideal aerodynamic skeleton for the suits. (Credit: @UnderArmour)

Under Armour Signs New Deal With U.S. Speedskating Despite Controversy

Despite the controversy over the U.S. Speedskating Olympic Team’s uniform, Under Armour inked a new eight year deal to continue providing uniforms for the team.

02/23/2014

Members of anti-protest punk group Pussy Riot were struck by Cossacks with whips in Sochi. (Getty Images)

Cossack ‘Held Accountable’ For Attack On Pussy Riot

A group of Cossacks was videoed lashing members of Pussy Riot as they started to perform in Sochi.

02/22/2014

Gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States celebrates during the flower ceremony for the Women's Slalom during day 14 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 21, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

18-Year-Old Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Olympic Slalom

Normally so composed, so in control, so not-very-teenlike on and off the slopes, Mikaela Shiffrin suddenly found herself in an awkward position halfway through the second leg of the Olympic slalom.

02/21/2014

US Ashley Wagner reacts in the kiss and cry zone during the Women's Figure Skating Free Program at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 20, 2014.  (credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Wagner Plans To Stick Around For 4 More Years

Ashley Wagner marvels at how far coach Rafael Arutyunyan has pushed her in the past month. She can only imagine what she might accomplish in four years.

02/20/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

Matt Lauer reports for the NBC TODAY Show in the Rosa Khutor Mountain Village ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on Feb. 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Matt Lauer To Replace Bob Costas On Olympic Coverage

NBC Olympics host Bob Costas is headed to the sidelines because of his eye infections.

02/11/2014

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