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6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Top 5 Moments In Olympic History

Do any Olympic moments from Sochi make it on to our top 5 all-time list?

02/25/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

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2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.

02/05/2014

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NV Gaming Regulators Help Olympic Committee

Nevada Gaming Control Board partners with International Olympic Committee to investigate potential cheating

01/22/2014

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Gambling Regulators To Watch For Olympics Cheating

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Olympics officials have asked Nevada gambling regulators to help watch for cheating at the Winter Games in Sochi. The Nevada Gaming Control Board announced Wednesday that it was partnering with the International Olympic […]

01/22/2014

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Olympian Suspended 2 Years For Skate Tampering

Olympic short track medalist Simon Cho has received a two-year suspension from the International Skating Union after admitting he tampered with the skates of a Canadian rival.

08/25/2013

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Backyard Olympics: How To Have Your Own Field Day

Give your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don’t be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!

06/03/2013

Suzy Favor-Hamilton #820 of the United States cooling down during the Women's 1500M Event for the IAAF World Championships at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Credit: Matthew Stockman/Allsport/Getty Images)

Former Olympian Admits To Being Las Vegas Escort

Three-time Olympian runner Suzy Favor Hamilton has admitted leading a double life as an escort.

12/20/2012

Olympic gold medalist Rulon Gardner (Photo credit: GEORGE FREY/AFP/Getty Images)

Bankruptcy Trustee Postpones Gardner Auction

Rulon Gardner wants his Olympic rings back. And his wife’s pink handgun.

10/21/2012

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