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Rio Olympic official confident about golf plans

| |Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

A top Olympic official is confident a lawsuit against the city of Rio de Janeiro and a golf course developer will not prevent a test event from taking place before the 2016 games.

For Alex Tyus, Israel more than just playing ball

| |Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

Hoping to impress NBA scouts when Maccabi Tel Aviv faces LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers next month, Alex Tyus has an important decision to make — whether to fast the previous day for the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur.

Volleyball to be hot ticket for 2016 Rio Olympics

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Brazil's loss to Poland in the final of the men's volleyball world championship on Sunday was a blow to the South Americans, but should boost the sport in two years at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

IOC's Bach says sports and politics do mix

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Sports must acknowledge its relationship to politics and big business and work with those who run global society while still maintaining its neutrality, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday.

IOC: Flexible rules could allow baseball's return

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The adoption of a more flexible approach to the Olympic program could allow for the return of baseball and other sports that have been dropped from the games, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday.

Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide

| |Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide in the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius was cleared of premeditated murder in the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Bob Suter, 'Miracle on Ice' defenseman, dies

| |Tuesday, Sep. 09, 2014

Bob Suter, who patrolled the blue line for Team USA's gold-medal winning "Miracle on Ice" team in 1980, died on Tuesday at the age of 57.