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3 cities submit 2020 Olympic bid plans to IOC

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Masato Mizuno, chief executive officer for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid, poses for photographers in front of the IOC headquarters before submitting candidature bid for 2020 Tokyo Olympic summer games at the International Olympic Committee headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.  AP PHOTO/KEYSTONE, JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT

LONDON—Exactly eight months before the vote, the race for the 2020 Summer Games moved into a crucial phase Monday when the three candidate cities submitted their bid plans to the International Olympic Committee.   Leaders from Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo handed over their documents at IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, setting the stage for the [...]

Posted: January 7th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

London wraps up a dazzling Olympics

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Jamaica's Usain Bolt reacts after receiving a gold medal for the men's 4x100-meter during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. AP/Matt Slocum

Usain Bolt made himself a living legend – just ask him. Michael Phelps swam a last lap into history. A man ran on carbon blades. Two track stars and a long jumper produced perhaps the greatest night in British sports history.

Posted: August 12th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

US and China neck-and-neck in Olympic medals race

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Jennie Reed, right, Dotsie Bausch, center, and Sarah Hammer, left, the United States react during the medal ceremony for the track cycling women's pursuit team event during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. AP/Christophe Ena

The red, white and blue is painting the Olympics gold, silver and bronze.

Posted: August 5th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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