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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.

USA Swimming suspends Phelps six months

| |Monday, Oct. 06, 2014

USA Swimming has suspended Michael Phelps six months for violating the organization's Code of Conduct.

Phelps to take "time away" from swimming

| |Sunday, Oct. 05, 2014

Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps disclosed Sunday he will "take some time away" from swimming in order to attend a program that will assist him as he focuses on himself.

Oslo to withdraw Olympic bid

| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

The 2022 Winter Olympics bid for Oslo, Norway was put on hold Wednesday after the government decided against giving financial support.