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USA Olympics

Gold or No: It Takes a Village to Raise an Olympian

Michele Weldon | Posted 10.07.2012 | Sports
Michele Weldon

This is not about winning a gold medal. It is about trying to win, and the people who believe that you can. It's a corny feel-good tale, but it's true. And one that could make you cry and smile all in the same minute.

Life in the Olympic Village

Caroline Queen | Posted 09.22.2012 | Sports
Caroline Queen

We board the bus from the Village and ride around 40 minutes to our venue, Lee Valley Whitewater Center. I consider the Olympic whitewater venue to be one of the best, if not the best, in the world at the moment.

Doggone It, Our Own USA Olympic Team Doesn't Buy American?

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 09.13.2012 | Business
Wendy N. Powell

Will I cheer for the USA Team in Chinese clothing? Of course I will but it makes a cynical statement about the future of manufacturing in the USA. But, Americans, it's time to take the reins and call in our own financial cavalry. We are losing this competition.

Olympics Marks Major Milestone For Women In Sports

AP | Posted 07.19.2012 | Sports

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- During this, the summer of the 40th anniversary of Title IX, American women have reached another milestone in sports: For t...

I Will Be Representing the United States at the 2012 London Olympics!

Esther Lofgren | Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

It has been a long seven years working towards this -- being the last one cut from the eight in 2008, again in 2009, working through injuries in 2010 and 2011, and then the ups and downs of selection this year.

The Myth of the Dream Team: Where Have You Gone Oscar Robertson?

Mark Axelrod | Posted 08.05.2012 | Sports
Mark Axelrod

I don't mean to disparage the '92 Dream Team, but you've got to think about it. What kind of point differential would there have been in 1960 if NBA players were allowed to compete and that Olympic team started Robertson, Cousy, Baylor, Chamberlain and Russell?

Jordan Schultz

Jose Ramirez Defies Logic, Qualifies For London Olympics | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.11.2011 | Sports

With his lifelong dream in jeopardy, Jose Ramirez had one last round to rectify a bad start to the fight of his life. After an electrifying trials tou...

USA Olympic Relay Runners Win 2000 Gold... Again

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

GENEVA — American sprinters who were stripped of their 2000 Olympics relay medals because teammate Marion Jones was doping won an appeal Friday ...

Johnny Spillane Of Steamboat Wins Historic Medal In Nordic Combined

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP)--Johnny Spillane ended an 86-year drought that few Americans even knew existed. Alexandre Bilodeau ended a much short...

U.S. Olympic Athletes Begin Arriving In Vancouver

AP | JOHN WAWROW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

RICHMOND, British Columbia — Noelle Pikus-Pace gasped as she glanced around the hotel ballroom to see the mountains of boxes piled around and ov...

USA Olympic Hockey Team: 2010 Roster Announced At Winter Classic

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The USA Olympic Hockey Team 2010 roster was unveiled today at the Winter Classic, informing hockey fans of the players who will represent Team USA at ...