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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • U.S. World Cup players say best yet to come as they face Colombia

    U.S. World Cup players say best yet to come as they face Colombia
    Alex Morgan said the U.S. has been too predictable. Christie Rampone said they've been too tight. And Abby Wambach blamed the turf. But while the excuses ... uh, explanations ... for the Americans' punchless performance in the women's World Cup may...
  • Colombia is fueled by success over France as it gets ready for U.S.

    Colombia is fueled by success over France as it gets ready for U.S.
    For Colombia, Monday's second-round Women's World Cup game against the U.S. is shaping up as more of a grudge match than a soccer match. And for the South Americans, it's a rivalry that's been years in the making, dating to the 2012 Olympics, when...
  • US faces talkative Colombia in knockout stage of Women's World Cup

    The heavily favored United States heads into the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup on Monday in a game suddenly dripping with drama the likes of a heavyweight title fight. In the kind of interest-boosting moment that rarely unfolds at the World...
  • Women's World Cup: Colombia's Lady Andrade stirs pot ahead of U.S. game

    Women's World Cup: Colombia's Lady Andrade stirs pot ahead of U.S. game
    For some reason, the U.S. seems to bring out the worst in Colombia's Lady Andrade. The last time the two countries met, in the 2012 Olympics, Andrade sucker-punched American striker Abby Wambach, knocking her to the turf and blackening her right eye....
  • Clermont hosts International Olympic Day at National Training Center

    CLERMONT — Lake County's largest city, whose slogan is "Choice of Champions," will bolster its reputation as a training ground for Olympians at an event today. Track star Gerald Phiri, who trains in Clermont and competed in the 2012 Olympics in...
  • Travelers Announces Celebrity Pro-Am Field; Includes UConn Coaches

    Travelers Announces Celebrity Pro-Am Field; Includes UConn Coaches
    The Travelers Championship announced the list of celebrity participants scheduled to play in Wednesday's annual pro-am. Here's the release from the event: HARTFORD, Conn., June 19, 2015 - The Travelers Championship announced today that top celebrities...
  • Mo Farah drawn further into Alberto Salazar doping controversy

    Mo Farah drawn further into Alberto Salazar doping controversy
    Allegations continue to mount against famed track coach Alberto Salazar and the star runners he trains. A Thursday report in the Daily Mail alleges that Mo Farah, a British athlete who is one of Salazar's star pupils, risked being sanctioned for missing...
  • Andy Furillo: Soccer fans still waiting on the U.S. women's team

    Maybe it'll happen for the United States women's soccer team. Maybe they'll win the World Cup to set off a third wave of soccer craziness in Sacramento. So far, you really can't feel the energy. The women looked good in beating Australia 3-1 and they...
  • Different methods, same results at World Series of Bicycling

    Different methods, same results at World Series of Bicycling
    New Zealand's Eddie Dawkins and Canada's Monique Sullivan went about their tasks in different ways, but both proved their points Friday night in Trexlertown. Dawkins and Sullivan won the UCI Keirin events to claim the title of Fastest Man and Woman on...
  • Canada's coach gets ready to face former team at World Cup

    Canada coach John Herdman figures there will be some emotion when his team takes on New Zealand on Thursday night. Herdman coached New Zealand at the past two Women's World Cups. In the 2011 edition in Germany, the Ferns were already eliminated when they...
  • Wambach may only play in doses but still plans to make impact at World Cup

    NEW YORK During a much earlier part of her career, U.S. women's national team forward Abby Wambach never would have considered watching the game from the sideline. In those days Wambach would impose her will on many overmatched defenses for the entire 90...