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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • DePaul's Doug Bruno going back to Olympics

    Doug Bruno will once again be on the bench at the Olympics. USA Basketball announced Monday that the DePaul coach will return as an assistant to Connecticut's Geno Auriemma for the 2016 Rio Summer Games. The U.S. women already have qualified for Rio...
  • On US trade mission, London mayor touts success of his city's life sciences sector

    London Mayor Boris Johnson, launching a six-day swing through the East Coast, on Monday took on the role of traveling salesman, encouraging a packed room of some of the nation's top college students and entrepreneurs to consider launching their careers as...
  • UConn Women's Insider: Abrosimova Brought Magic To Storrs

    UConn Women's Insider: Abrosimova Brought Magic To Storrs
    Now back in Moscow, busier than ever, Svetlana Abrosimova remains a social media maven. She checks in with the world as often as time allows. So it did not surprise her to learn that Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, the precocious three-point shooter from...
  • Bach tells AP: IOC to study Zaripova doping case and possible stripping of Olympic gold medal

    The International Olympic Committee will examine Yulia Zaripova's doping case to determine whether the Russian athlete should be stripped of her gold medal in the 3,000-meter steeplechase from the 2012 London Games. IOC President Thomas Bach told The...
  • 3 Russian Olympic champion race walkers banned for doping

    3 Russian Olympic champion race walkers banned for doping
    MOSCOW -- Five Russian race-walkers, including three Olympic gold medalists, were banned by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday. Bans of three years and two months were handed to Olympic champion Sergei Kirdyapkin and Olga Kaniskina, as well as...
  • Beach Volleyball: Ross nets player of the year award

    Beach Volleyball: Ross nets player of the year award
    Costa Mesa resident April Ross has been named 2014 Female Beach Player of the Year by USA Volleyball. Ross, a former Newport Harbor High standout, played her first full season with Kerri Walsh Jennings in 2014, dominating the Assn. of Volleyball...
  • Beach Volleyball: Serving It Up in the Sand

    Beach Volleyball: Serving It Up in the Sand
    On Sunday mornings all across South Florida, alarms are ringing at 7 a.m. and waking teens from their slumber. What could possibly motivate teens to get up this early on a weekend? Beach volleyball! Approved by the NCAA as an emerging sport, beach/...
  • Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo positive on 'B' sample

    Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo positive on 'B' sample
    Rita Jeptoo is one step closer to losing her 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon title and nearly $600,000 in prize money from her Chicago victory and the World Marathon Majors series for doping. The Kenyan track and field federation, Athletics Kenya,...
  • Spread the Olympic Games

    As South Korea buckles under the enormous financial pressure of hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee recently made a practical suggestion: Move some events to other nations. A luge facility will cost $100 million to...
  • Water Polo: Team USA plays Italy to draw

    John Mann loves returning home. "Home" could mean Newport Beach, or even the United States, for the Corona del Mar High water polo graduate who competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics. "It's something I look forward to this time of year, because I'm always...
  • A year of individual, team success

    A year of individual, team success
    1) April Ross The Costa Mesa resident and Newport Harbor High product was named Most Valuable Player by the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals beach tour and was also USA Volleyball's female beach player of the year after a dominant season with partner...