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Michael Phelps is AP's top male athlete

Michael Phelps edged out LeBron James to win the AP Top Male Athlete of the Year award for the second time.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-12-20/michael-phelps-aps-top-male-athle
IOC drops wrestling from the Games

Wrestling is dropped from Olympics starting with the 2020 Games.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-02-12/ioc-drops-wrestling-game
Cycling officials strip Armstrong of Tour titles

...study the UCI's response and wait to receive its full decision before possibly taking away Armstrong's medal from the Sydney Games."It is good to see that all parties involved in this case are working together to tackle this issue," the IOC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-10-22/cycling-officials-st
Age investigation expands

China's gold medal gymnasts aren't the only ones whose ages are getting a closer look.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/25/oly_477098.shtml
Olympics
Pommel 'hoss'

Most gymnastic moves are named for the people who invented them.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2008-08-25/pommel-hoss
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Augustan goes from gymnast to judge

...missed out on one in 1996 when he was the second alternate in Atlanta and again in 2000 when he missed the cut for the Sydney Games. After retiring from competition in 2000, Thornton started his own business and became an athlete representative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/18/oly_462585.shtml
Olympics | Westside High School
Jones' teammates stripped of medals

...relay. "The decision was based on the fact that they were part of a team, that Marion Jones was disqualified from the Sydney Games due to her own admission that she was doping during those games," said IOC spokeswoman Giselle Davies, who announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/11/oly_194510.shtml
Olympics
Jones could cost teammates

...long jump and 400-meter relay. She returned the medals last year after admitting she was doping at the time of the Sydney Games. The IOC formally stripped Jones of her medals at its last executive board meeting in December. But the board delayed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/10/oly_194368.shtml
Olympics
Looking toward 2008, China studies Turin

BEIJING - Along with the usual complement of speedskaters and freestyle aerialists, China is packing its Olympic delegation with marketing managers and media handlers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/19/oly_47491.shtml
Olympics
Marion Jones sues BALCO founder, denies steroid use

SAN FRANCISCO - Track star Marion Jones filed a defamation lawsuit Wednesday against the man whose company is at the center of a federal investigation into illegal steroid use among some of the nation's top athletes.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/16/oth_437355.shtml
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