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USOC trims list of cities for 2024 Olympic bid

The U.S. Olympic Committee pared its list of possible hosts for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday and expects to use the next seven months to decide whether to...
NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032 for $7.75 billion

NBC secured the U.S. broadcast rights to the Olympics through 2032 on Wednesday in a record six-games agreement worth $7.75 billion, a surprise deal that shuts out rival American networks and provides further long-term financial security to the IOC.
Committee named to find Bud Selig's successor recommended Arnold Weber, then the Northwestern University president, and Harvey Schiller, then with the U.S. Olympic Committee. But owners suspended the search in January 1994 after saying the committee looked at 382 candidates.Another...
American sliding takes step forward after strong Olympics

After the show the U.S. bobsled, skeleton and luge teams put on at the Sanki Sliding Center - taking home seven medals, the most of any nation - the Americans are excited to see what's next.
US officials defend Sochi Olympic performance despite medal failures

SOCHI, Russia - The speedskaters flopped, and the hockey team was blanked when it mattered most. If it wasn't for some brand new sports, the medal count would be paltry.
Americans sweep podium in slopestyle skiing

Joss Christensen, Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper swept the podium for the United States on Thursday in slopestyle skiing, each throwing down versions of their sport's vaunted triple-cork jump to capture the sweep.
American stars struggling in early days

SOCHI, Russia - For the U.S. Olympic team, it's becoming more and more common. One after another, some of the biggest American stars have wiped out in sunny Sochi.
Lolo Jones returns to Olympics, and is savoring the moment

SOCHI, Russia - Lolo Jones is telling the story about how she became a bobsledder, her words becoming difficult to decipher as she tries to keep herself from crying.
Activist publishes file of corruption at Sochi Games

SOCHI, Russia - An Web site launched Monday by anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny paints a vivid picture of the suspected cost overruns and conflicts of interest at the Winter Olympics.
New IOC President Thomas Bach is moving fast

LONDON - Setting out the Olympic priorities for his new administration, IOC President Thomas Bach convened a summit of sports leaders Sunday to review the fight against doping, match-fixing and illegal betting.