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Was Jacques Rogge simply swept up by the euphoria that can follow having $4.38 billion fall into your lap? Was the International Olympic Committee president whispering sweet nothings Tuesday when he heaped praise on the United States and seemed to be all...
ReutersRIO DE JANEIRO, May 8 (Reuters) - Rio de Janeiro politicians presented a bill on Wednesday requesting that the name of former FIFA president Joao Havelange be removed from the city's Olympic stadium. Havelange quit as FIFA's honorary president last...
Tags: Ethics, Corporate Crime, 2016 Olympic Games, Soccer, Bribery
MADRID -- A Spanish court Tuesday dropped a subpoena of King Juan Carlos' youngest daughter, citing insufficient evidence to tie her to alleged corruption by her husband. The 47-year-old princess, Infanta Cristina, last month became the first direct...
Kentucky women’s basketball signee Linnae (La-NAY) Harper is one of 34 top athletes in the country age 19-years-old or younger (born on or after Jan. 1, 1994), who have accepted invitations to participate in the 2013 USA Basketball U19 World...
RIO DE JANEIRO — After 2 1/2 years of renovations, Rio's legendary Maracana soccer stadium reopened to much fanfare in late April. Brazilian legends including Ronaldo played in a test match before an audience composed mostly of the workers who...
Tags: 2016 Olympic Games, Soccer, Tourism and Leisure, Travel, Sports
JIM THORPE, Pa. The tiny hamlet of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, could lose its namesake, an American sports hero whose interment put the town on the map. A family squabble has turned into a federal court battle over the remains of the legendary Native...
Architecture and journalism, like politics, sometimes make strange bedfellows. Pedro Ramirez Vazquez, the great Mexican builder who died April 16 at age 94, was responsible for many of the monumental public works that defined the Modernist look and...
With the possible exception of the Olympic Games, it can be argued that there is no bigger stage for a men's volleyball player than the NCAA Championship. UC Irvine (24-7), which battles BYU (26-4) in the NCAA title match on Saturday at 6 p.m. at UCLA's...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Diver David Boudia is gearing up for his first competition since winning a gold medal in the London Olympics. The Noblesville, Ind., native will compete at the USA Diving Grand Prix on May 9 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla....
Farmington ValleyMark C. Yellin of Farmington will be inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame on June 22, in Worcester Mass, as a Scholar/ Athlete. Born in Hartford, Yellin was the high scorer on practically every team he ever played for. In 1951, Yellin...
ReutersBARCELONA, May 1 (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has voiced its disappointment with Tuesday's decision by the judge in Spain's "Operation Puerto" doping trial to destroy all the evidence from the case instead of making it available to...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange Rolston retires after 17 years in NHL Brian Rolston announced his retirement from the NHL on Tuesday after spending 17 years in the league with five different teams. The 40-year-old forward finished his career with 761 points in 1,...
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