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OLYMPICS: Canada's Olympic hockey win could be NHL farewell

OLYMPICS: Canada's Olympic hockey win could be NHL farewell

SOCHI, Russia | Steve Yzerman was stuck in an elevator while the maple leaf flag was raised to the Bolshoy Ice Dome rafters Sunday.

February 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Analysis: Sochi Games, winding down: an assessment

Analysis: Sochi Games, winding down: an assessment

SOCHI, Russia | For organization, the Sochi Games deserve a solid 7 marks out of 10. Unless, of course, you had to shower in cold, brown water in an unfinished mountain hotel and griped about it to #SochiProblems on Twitter.

February 23, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Costly, political, successful: Sochi Olympics end

Costly, political, successful: Sochi Olympics end

SOCHI, Russia | Flushed with pride after its athletes' spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrated Sunday night with a visually stunning finale that handed off a smooth but politically charged Winter Games to their next host, Pyeongchang in South Korea.

February 23, 2014 9:00 pm
No talks on joint Korean team for 2018 Games

No talks on joint Korean team for 2018 Games

SOCHI, Russia | South Korean organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics say there have been no talks with North Korea about forming a joint team for the games.

February 09, 2014 9:00 pm
Biathlete in news for giving Olympic spot to twin

Biathlete in news for giving Olympic spot to twin

Biathlete Tracy Barnes and her twin sister went from virtual anonymity to quasi-celebrities almost overnight and all because of one noble gesture.

January 19, 2014 9:00 pm
IOC to spend $20M to fight doping, match-fixing

IOC to spend $20M to fight doping, match-fixing

LONDON | The International Olympic Committee is putting up $20 million to fight doping and match-fixing — considered the two biggest threats to the credibility of the games.

December 15, 2013 9:00 pm
Federer begins quest for 8th Wimbledon title

Federer begins quest for 8th Wimbledon title

LONDON | As he has six previous times, Roger Federer will open Wimbledon today as the defending champion, stepping onto Centre Court for the first match of what he hopes will be another two-week stay at the All England Club.

June 23, 2013 9:00 pm
Auriemma looks for eighth national championship

Auriemma looks for eighth national championship

NEW ORLEANS | Geno Auriemma has never lost an NCAA championship game.

April 08, 2013 6:15 pm
Djokovic completes Australian Open hat trick

Djokovic completes Australian Open hat trick

MELBOURNE, Australia | No shirt ripping or bare-chested flexing this time.

January 27, 2013 9:30 pm
What's shaking fashion? An adult-quake

What's shaking fashion? An adult-quake

This season's clothes aren't taking their cues from club kids, college students or teenage rebels. There's something grown-up about some of the most popular looks: They're a little refined and very wearable, but they've avoided being stodgy or, worse, just plain old.

November 18, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Be patient, stay hydrated for life's race

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Be patient, stay hydrated for life's race

On two successive Sunday mornings in early August, as I was preparing to head off for worship, I watched a segment of the Olympics men’s and women’s marathon. It is a stunning to see top runners from all over the world compete in an endurance race of that magnitude. I sat and marveled at the…

September 30, 2012 12:00 am
Paralympics an inspiration to war-wounded athletes

Paralympics an inspiration to war-wounded athletes

LONDON | The explosion that took away Brad Snyder's sight couldn't touch the Navy lieutenant's fighting spirit.

September 05, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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Doom and gloom: Olympic wins trump critics

Doom and gloom: Olympic wins trump critics

LONDON | For skeptics, the Olympics were deliciously doomed: London's transport network would surely fail, Britain's athletes would flop, rain would prevail and terrorists would strike. But then the sun came out after months of sodden skies, vehicles moved briskly, there were no attacks and …

August 13, 2012 10:00 pm

OLYMPIC ROUNDUP: Agnel wins 2nd gold in 2 nights at London Olympics

LONDON | Yannick Agnel bested Ryan Lochte for the second night in a row at the London Olympics, upstaging the American as the biggest star in the pool so far in these games.

July 30, 2012 10:00 pm
U.S., Russian women set for gymnastics showdown

U.S., Russian women set for gymnastics showdown

LONDON | The Americans need Jordyn Wieber to regain her swagger in a hurry if they're going to hold off Russia for Olympic gold.

July 30, 2012 10:00 pm
Franklin, Grevers shimmer gold in pool, Lochte fails to medal

Franklin, Grevers shimmer gold in pool, Lochte fails to medal

LONDON | Missy Franklin stared out on the horde of reporters, suddenly sounding very much like a high school senior-to-be. "I don't like being up here alone," she said nervously.

July 30, 2012 5:45 pm Photos

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China wins 2nd straight Olympic gold in men's gymnastics

China wins 2nd straight Olympic gold in men's gymnastics

LONDON | Their closest rivals were still on the floor competing when the Chinese whipped out five big gold stars and held them up in the shape of their flag.

July 30, 2012 5:30 pm
U.S. trio are members of exclusive Olympic club

U.S. trio are members of exclusive Olympic club

LONDON | LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and David Robinson are part of an exclusive Olympic club that may never have another member.

July 30, 2012 5:15 pm
Merrillville company provides Olympic technology

Merrillville company provides Olympic technology

Technology developed by a company at Merrillville’s Purdue Research Park is being used by three U.S. teams at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

July 26, 2012 6:45 pm Photos

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Moceanu, Boginskaya like American hopes

Moceanu, Boginskaya like American hopes

VALPARAISO | Dominique Moceanu’s Olympic gold medal is in its original wooden case in a fireproof box in her Cleveland home.

July 24, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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