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Summer Olympics (INACTIVE)

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  • U.S. bobsledder Lauryn Williams' Olympic record has a bonus track

    Lauryn Williams' hamstring had failed her, but her competitive spirit was undamaged. Williams, who won a silver medal in the 100-meter dash at the 2004 Athens Olympics and a gold medal for running in the first heat of the U.S. women's 400-meter relay at...
  • Los Angeles will host the 2016 U.S. Olympic marathon trials

    Los Angeles will host the 2016 U.S. Olympic marathon trials
    Los Angeles has been awarded the 2016 men’s and women’s U.S. Olympic marathon trials, a prestigious event that could boost the city’s efforts to bring the Summer Games back here in 2024. The U.S. Olympic Team Trials—Marathon will...
  • Magic's Victor Oladipo selected to the 2014 Rising Stars Challenge

    Magic's Victor Oladipo selected to the 2014 Rising Stars Challenge
    TORONTO — Victor Oladipo will participate in All-Star weekend in New Orleans. The Orlando Magic guard is one of 18 rookies and second-year players who have been chosen to participate in the Rising Stars Challenge on Feb. 14 at New Orleans Arena....
  • NBCUniversal Goes for Promotional Gold With Olympics Coverage

    You won't find Alan Wurtzel skiing, skating or sliding down an ice-covered ditch in a luge, but NBCUniversal's self-professed research geek, who analyzes ratings and audience data for the company, is gearing up for an event of literally Olympic...
  • Burbank's Vardanyan uses inspiration in finding success

    Burbank's Vardanyan uses inspiration in finding success
    Lilit Vardanyan doesn't have to look far for inspiration. In fact, the Burbank High junior needs to look no further than her family when it comes to encouragement on the tennis court. Vardanyan's uncle is former tennis professional Sargis Sargsian,...
  • Could Ueberroth have last word on Olympic TV network?

    Could Ueberroth have last word on Olympic TV network?
    Peter Ueberroth cannot help but feel the irony in new International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach’s expressed intention to explore the idea of having the IOC form its own television network. Bach went a step further in a conference...
  • Winter Olympics will push quirky bounds, and NBC will be there

    Winter Olympics will push quirky bounds, and NBC will be there
    The Winter Olympics has long embraced offbeat events, awarding medals for skills that are essentially head-first sledding and target-practice on skis. But when NBC's coverage of the quadrennial competition begins from Sochi, Russia on Feb. 6, the Winter...
  • Donor-advised funds a bright spot in charitable giving

    Donor-advised funds a bright spot in charitable giving
    On a wet Saturday near Griffith Park, a dozen teenage girls shovel manure, trudge through mud and try to stay warm. But soon everyone perks up because another horse-riding lesson is about to begin. The lessons are provided by Taking the Reins, a...
  • LeBron James: Kobe Bryant one of a few who can come back from anything

    LeBron James: Kobe Bryant one of a few who can come back from anything
    LeBron James was watching the Lakers play Memphis last week when Kobe Bryant suffered a left knee fracture. "I saw exactly when it happened and I didn't think he was gong to return to that game when it happened, but he did, so I didn't think too much...
  • Abbott set up Sage's success

    Abbott set up Sage's success
    When she's not playing volleyball or hanging out with her friends, Maddy Abbott enjoys to write. Abbott, a junior at Sage Hill School, is the sports editor for the Lightning school newspaper, "The Bolt." "There's a lot of volleyball in our school...
  • Michael Phelps submits to drug testing, signaling possible return to pool

    Michael Phelps submits to drug testing, signaling possible return to pool
    After months of hints and half-denials, Michael Phelps has re-entered the drug testing pool for international competition, the strongest signal yet that he's planning a return to swimming. Phelps, already widely regarded as the greatest competitive...