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Former Olympic gold medalist on drug charges

|Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Former Olympic champion diver Chantelle Newbery was sentenced for drug offenses Wednesday for the second time in three months.

Olympic luge champion Zoeggeler retires

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Olympic luge champion Armin Zoeggeler of Italy announced his retirement on Tuesday.

Luge great Armin Zoeggeler retires

|Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Luge standout Armin Zoeggeler, the first athlete to medal in the same individual event at six consecutive Olympics, has announced his retirement.

France still considering Paris bid for 2024 Games

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

French officials are still considering a possible Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics, even though Prime Minister Manuel Valls has endorsed the city's candidacy to host the 2025 World Expo.

German confederation delays Olympic bid decision

|Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

The German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) will not decide until next year whether to present either Hamburg or Berlin as candidate cities for the 2024 or 2028 Olympics.

Report: Kayak gold medalist faces doping inquiry

|Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Australian Canoeing says London Olympics kayak gold medalist Tate Smith has been provisionally suspended pending an investigation by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority.

LeBron still undecided about Rio Olympics

| |Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

The beaches and glamour of Rio de Janeiro haven't yet convinced LeBron James that he should come back in two years for a shot at a third Olympic gold medal.

Norwegian officials, IOC to assess failed Oslo bid

| |Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Norwegian Olympic officials will meet with IOC leaders in Switzerland this month to analyze the demise of Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Games and explore ways of improving the bidding process to win back future candidates.

Fraser reflects on Tokyo Olympics 50 years later

| |Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

While in Tokyo to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Olympics, Dawn Fraser recalled how the first games in Asia helped her overcome a personal tragedy.

IOC reiterates FIFA assurances on 2022 dates

|Thursday, Oct. 09, 2014

The IOC has reiterated that it has been assured by FIFA President Sepp Blatter that the 2022 World Cup will not clash with the Winter Olympics.