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2018 Olympic ceremonies to be held in Pyeongchang

|Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Pyeongchang organizers have scrapped plans to stage the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympic outside of the host city.

Rio's Olympic golf course grass under threat

| |Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

The decision to put down grass on the contested 2016 Olympic golf course amid continued legal wrangling could prove to be a costly mistake, a Rio de Janeiro public prosecutor warned on Wednesday.

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.

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.