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  • Pettit Center, USOC renew training site agreement

    By Associated Press

    The Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee will continue to be an official U.S. Olympic training site. Published July 23, 2014

  • Brazil looking for medal 'bounce' in Rio Olympics

    By STEPHEN WADE - Associated Press

    Brazil hopes to nearly double its medal total for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, using increased funding to follow the pattern of recent Olympic host nations Britain and China. Published July 23, 2014

  • IOC: no final decision on meeting in Sochi

    By Associated Press

    The IOC says no final decision has been made on holding an executive board meeting next year in Sochi, the Russian city which hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics. Published July 23, 2014

  • AP NewsBreak: Cities to meet with USOC about 2024

    By Associated Press

    Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. Olympic Committee leadership Friday in the first gathering to include representatives from all the major interested parties. Published July 23, 2014

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    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide Published July 23, 2014

  • Sochi chosen to host 2015 global sports convention

    By STEPHEN WILSON - Associated Press

    The sports world will return to Sochi next year - despite the global criticism of Russia following the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine. Published July 22, 2014

  • Bond, James Bond: Moore makes pre-Games appearance

    By DENNIS PASSA - Associated Press

    The 20th Commonwealth Games get underway on Wednesday with an opening ceremony which will also serve as a fundraiser for the children's charity UNICEF. Published July 22, 2014

  • Malaysian athletes to wear black armbands

    By DENNIS PASSA - Associated Press

    Malaysian athletes and officials at the Commonwealth Games held a minute's silence at their flag-raising Tuesday and plan to wear black armbands at the opening ceremony in memory of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash. Published July 22, 2014

  • Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

    By JUNG-YOON CHOI - Associated Press

    The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said. Published July 22, 2014

  • Park to update goat plan after fatal 2010 attack

    By PHUONG LE - Associated Press

    Four years after a mountain goat fatally gored a hiker in Olympic National Park, officials are looking at ways to manage the goats to protect public safety and the environment. Published July 21, 2014

  • Head of 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics resigns

    By Associated Press

    The head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang resigned Monday, saying new leadership and a "stronger system" is needed to complete preparations for the games. Published July 21, 2014

  • Fleeting Bolt visit could be key to Glasgow Games

    By ROB HARRIS - Associated Press

    Competing in just one event, Usain Bolt is likely to race in Glasgow for less than 20 seconds. Just convincing the sprint star to come to the Commonwealth Games, though, should go a long way to elevating the status of a sporting spectacle that might seem anachronistic. Published July 20, 2014

  • Olympic leaders back TV channel, bidding changes

    By STEPHEN WILSON - Associated Press

    Moving forward on IOC President Thomas Bach's reform process, Olympic leaders backed his proposals Saturday for setting up an Olympic television channel, reshaping the bid city procedure, and adding more flexibility to the sports program. Published July 19, 2014

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