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The Most Memorable Russian-American Showdowns In Sports

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2014 | Sports

Feb 13 (Reuters) - The United States and Russia, including their Soviet days, have one of the longest and most competitive rivalries in international ...

Report: U.S. Athletes Told To Cover Up Those Colors In Sochi

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

The U.S. Olympic Committee told American athletes that wearing their team colors at the 2014 Winter Games may make them a target in Sochi, according t...

U.S. Biathlete Gives Up Olympic Spot For Twin

AP | COLLEEN SLEVIN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

DENVER (AP) — When biathlete Tracy Barnes learned she had made the cut for the U.S. Olympic team, she turned and winked at her twin sister Lanny. Af...

Want To Host The Olympics?

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 02.19.2013 | Sports

-- The U.S. Olympic Committee is looking for cities interested in bidding for the 2024 Summer Games. The USOC sent letters to the mayors of 35 citie...

American Scores Judo Upset

AP | Posted 09.29.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — American judo player Marti Malloy has knocked out the No. 2 seed in a victory that her coach said could allow her to fight for a medal...

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: Five Epic US Summer Olympic Smackdowns

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

Now that the 2012 Summer Olympics are here, let's take a look back at five astonishing examples of American triumph from Summer Olympic Games from the...

U.S. Olympic Committee Won't Seek 2020 Summer Games After Chicago 2016 Failure

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After the embarrassing failure of Chicago's bid for the 2016 Summer Games, the United States Olympic Committee has announced it won't put forward a ca...

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...

US Women's Soccer Grabs Gold in Win Over Brazil

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — They came to the Beijing Olympics as a team trying to find its way, still adjusting to a new coach and each other, still smarting from...

Study: China Will Win More Medals Than U.S. in Beijing

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LONDON: China should win one more medal than the United States at the Beijing Olympics -- 88 to 87 -- and top the overall table for the first time, ac...