Olympics

A general view of the LA Coliseum during the Opening Ceremony of the 1984 Olympics. (credit: Steve Powell/Getty Images)

City Council Stalls Vote On 2024 Olympics Over Cost Questions

Facing an early test of support at home, Los Angeles’ 2024 Olympics plan stalled Wednesday before the City Council amid questions about potential runaway costs and the impact on neighborhoods already strangled by traffic.

08/26/2015

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Los Angeles Projects $161 Million Surplus For Olympics

Anxiety over taxpayer costs helped cripple Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid, but organizers in potential stand-in Los Angeles disclosed a budget Tuesday that shows the city holding a $161 million surplus after staging events from Santa Monica beaches to the Hollywood Hills.

08/25/2015

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Los Angeles Projects $161M Surplus For Olympics

nxiety over taxpayer costs helped cripple Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid, but organizers in potential stand-in Los Angeles disclosed a budget Tuesday that shows the city holding a $161 million surplus after staging events from Santa Monica beaches to the Hollywood Hills.

08/25/2015

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Kobe Reportedly Looking To ‘Ride Off Into The Sunset’ With Team USA Win In 2016

Will Kobe Bryant’s swan song be a gold hit?

08/14/2015

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City Leaders Prepare Financial Plan As LA Becomes U.S. Favorite To Host 2024 Olympics

As word spreads that the United States Olympic Committee wants the U.S. bid for the 2024 Olympic Games to go to Los Angeles, Mayor Garcetti and other city leaders look to assemble a winning financial plan to win.

08/12/2015

BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 11:  Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the USA Basketball Men's National Team reacts during a 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup semi-final match between USA and Lithuania at Palau Sant Jordi on September 11, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Credit: David Ramos/Getty Images)

USA Basketball Releases 2015 Minicamp Roster

USA Basketball released their minicamp roster on Thursday which features 34 current NBA players.

08/06/2015

Chinese people wearing traditional costumes gather to celebrate as Beijing is announced as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, in Shijiazhuang, the capital of northern China\'s Hebei province on July 31, 2015.  Performers erupted into orchestrated dancing and flag-waving in Beijing as the Chinese capital won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics host, with experts describing it as the only \"safe\" choice but campaign groups condemning the decision.   CHINA OUT   AFP PHOTO

The Olympics Are Heading Back To Beijing

By David Heim The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that Beijing has won the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, marking the second time Beijing will have the honors. Beijing defeated Kazakhstan […]

07/31/2015

A view of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during the closing ceremony of the 1984 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles, 12th August 1984. The scoreboard has a message reading: 'Good luck to the athletes of the world'. (Credit: Steve Powell/Getty Images)

1984 Olympic Torch Carried By Jenner Sells For 24K

The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, has sold for just under $24,000 at auction.

07/30/2015

Aerial view of Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas with nearly one year to go to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on July 21, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lagoa will host the rowing and canoe sprint competitions in the Rio 2016 Games. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Investigation Finds Virus Levels Of Olympic Waters In Rio De Janeiro Equivalent To Raw Sewage

Athletes competing in next year’s Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill.

07/29/2015

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Boston’s Withdrawal From Olympics Bid May Propel LA’s Chances As 2024 Host

As Boston drops out of the running to host the 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles finds itself as a possible frontrunner to host the games for the third time.

07/27/2015

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Boston Bows Out Of Olympics Bid; LA Mayor Open To ‘Discussions’

Does the U.S. Olympic Committee love L.A. after all?

07/27/2015

A string and a doorknob is so yesterday. Bryan Clay found one very interesting way to take out daughter Ellie's tooth. (credit: Bryan Clay)

Olympic Gold Medalist Skewers The Internet After Throwing Javelin To Remove Daughter’s Loose Tooth

“It worked really, really well,” he said, “it went really, really smoothly.”

05/06/2015

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Whittier Teen Has Olympic Dream, Contract With MMA League

If you don’t already know who Aaron Pico is, know this: plenty of people are already investing money to turn him into a household name.

02/02/2015

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Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav ‘Slava’ Fetisov On “Red Army”

“Red Army” revolves around Vyacheslav “Slava” Fetisov – the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you’ll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia’s hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.

01/22/2015

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