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Jimmy Carter's decision to boycott 1980 Moscow Olympics remains controversial

ATLANTA — Thirty-five years after his hopes for a gold medal were dashed by Jimmy Carter’s boycott of the Moscow Olympics, Craig Beardsley is at peace.

Questions surround Los Angeles' 2024 Olympic proposal

LOS ANGELES - The centerpiece of the proposed 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles would be a $1 billion village where thousands of athletes would eat, sleep and stroll on tree-lined walks and clipped lawns.

Russian skater Adelina Sotnikova on the comeback trail

MOSCOW - Olympic figure skating champion Adelina Sotnikova has a simple message: I'm back.

Wind surfer fell ill during the Olympic sailing test event in Rio de Janeiro's polluted Guanabara Bay

Wonwoo Cho is one of four athletes to have "officially" fallen ill so far at the week's Olympic sailing test event in Rio de Janeiro's polluted Guanabara Bay.

WHO: Viral testing 'advisable' in Rio's Olympic waters

RIO DE JANEIRO - The World Health Organization's top water expert said Friday the body "never advised against viral testing" for Rio de Janeiro's polluted waterways where about 1,400 athletes will compete in Olympic events next year.

Some US rowers get sick after event in Rio

Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships and the team doctor said she suspected it was because of pollution in the lake where the competition took place.

Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event

RIO DE JANEIRO — Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships, a trial run for next summer's Olympics.

Phelps-Le Clos rivalry picking up steam with Olympics up ahead

SAN ANTONIO - Get ready for the Thrilla in Rio. A tantalizing rivalry at the pool is unfolding with the 2016 Summer Games just a year away as Michael Phelps and Chad Le Clos duel from afar.

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