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Rarely, if ever, has so much been on the line at a single Olympic meeting.
LONDON | Seven-time champion Roger Federer was stunned by 116th-ranked Sergiy Stakhovsky in the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, his earliest loss in a Grand Slam tournament in 10 years.
LONDON | Wrestling's governing body has "reacted well" and made the necessary changes to give the sport a chance of saving its place in the Olympics, IOC President Jacques Rogge said.
LONDON | On the day he went public with an admission of doping after years of denials, Olympic officials disclosed one more embarrassment for Lance Armstrong: He was stripped of a bronze medal won at the 2000 Sydney Games.
LONDON | Despite nearly a year of negotiations, international and U.S. Olympic leaders have been unable to resolve a long-running financial dispute that is blocking any American bid for the games.
WEMBLEY, England | A long journey across the Atlantic wasn't about to slow down Matt Forte.
The London Olympics will open just over a year from now, amid the stunning and historic backdrops of the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace — all the monuments that make this city one of the world's most popular destinations.
LONDON | The London Olympics will open just over a year from now, amid the stunning and historic backdrops of the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace — all the monuments that make this city one of the world's most popular destinations.
DURBAN, South Africa | Persistence paid off for the South Korean city of Pyeongchang.
WIMBLEDON, England | Rafael Nadal is back in the Wimbledon final for the fourth time in his last four appearances, while Britain's 74-year wait for a homegrown men's champion goes on.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | China was stripped of a bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics on Wednesday for fielding an underage gymnast, with that women's team medal now going to the United States.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia | A men's Olympic luger from the country of Georgia died Friday after a high-speed crash on a track that is the world's fastest and has raised safety concerns among competitors. A tearful IOC president Jacques Rogge said the death hours before the opening ceremony…
LONDON | President Barack Obama has written to International Olympic Committee members promising the United States would "welcome the world with open arms" if Chicago is awarded the 2016 Summer Games.
BERLIN | Patrick Ryan has traveled tens of thousands of miles, crisscrossed time zones and wandered through countless hotel lobbies -- all in search of support for Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympics.
WIMBLEDON, England | Serena Williams fell to her knees on the grass, eyes closed, arms raised, and threw back her head. After six years, it was her turn to hold up the Venus Rosewater Dish again.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland | The four cities bidding for the 2016 Olympics took their case directly to the voters on Wednesday, stressing the backing of their government leaders and promising financial security for their multi-billion-dollar projects.
LONDON | Barack Obama's election as president could prove crucial in another campaign -- the race for the 2016 Olympics.
WIMBLEDON, England | Top-seeded Ana Ivanovic was knocked out in the third round of Wimbledon on Friday by 133rd-ranked Zheng Jie of China, extending a spate of stunning upsets at the All England Club.
ATHENS, Greece | Getting to the final phase was one thing. Now, Chicago has some hard work ahead to overcome weaknesses in its bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
ATHENS, GREECE | Just two months before the Beijing Games, the IOC is turning its attention to the Olympics eight years away.
WIMBLEDON, England | It's an annual rite of the British summer: Tim Henman battling in a five-set match on Centre Court. This time, it felt like the end of an era.
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LONDON | Cycling's newest champion. The Olympic men's 100-meter gold medalist. Baseball's record-setting slugger. What these American stars have in common is nothing to cheer about -- they're all under the cloud of doping.
WIMBLEDON, England | Nobody can stop Roger Federer on grass.
WIMBLEDON, England | This time, Amelie Mauresmo didn't lose her nerve. She held it.
WIMBLEDON, England | It's Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal in another Grand Slam final.
WIMBLEDON, England | First, a tearful Andre Agassi bowed out of Wimbledon for the final time.
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WIMBLEDON, England | The top women were in a big hurry at Wimbledon on Wednesday. So was Roger Federer.
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Baseball and softball were tossed out of the Olympics for the 2012 London Games on Friday.
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