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Olympiacos beats AC Milan 3-0 in Toronto

|Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

Alejandro Dominguez, Dimitris Diamantakos and Andreas Bouchalakis scored to help Olympiacos beat AC Milan 3-0 on Thursday night in the opening game of the Guinness International Champions Cup.

Pettit Center, USOC renew training site agreement

|Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

The Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee will continue to be an official U.S. Olympic training site.

Brazil looking for medal 'bounce' in Rio Olympics

| |Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

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.

IOC: no final decision on meeting in Sochi

|Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

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.

AP NewsBreak: Cities to meet with USOC about 2024

|Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

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.

Sochi chosen to host 2015 global sports convention

| |Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

The sports world will return to Sochi next year — despite the global criticism of Russia following the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.

Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

| |Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

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

Head of 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics resigns

|Sunday, Jul. 20, 2014

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.

Olympic leaders back TV channel, bidding changes

| |Saturday, Jul. 19, 2014

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.

Olympian Howard Siler dies; he was 'Cool Runnings' inspiration

| |Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. - Olympic bobsledder Howard Benford Siler Jr., an insurance executive when he retired in Central Florida 17 years ago, didn't much appreciate the way he was portrayed by John Candy in the movie "Cool Runnings."