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U.S. sprinters Quincy Watts (L) and Steve Lewis celebrate after finishing the men's 400m final at the '92 Barcelona Olympic Games. Watts won the gold medal, and Lewis captured the silver. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Olympic Gold Medalist Quincy Watts Joins USC Track Coaching Staff

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Quincy Watts has joined Southern California’s track and field coaching staff.

08/12/2013

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman looks on during the 2013 NHL Draft at the Prudential Center on June 30, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Nearing Deal To Send Players To Olympics

NHL players are just a slap shot away from returning to the Olympics next year.

07/01/2013

Team sports

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

Ryan Lochte swims in the butterfly portion of the 200m IM during Day Four of the Santa Clara International Grand Prix at the George F. Haines International Swim Center on June 2, 2013 in Santa Clara, California. (credit: Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Olympic Gold Medalist Lochte Wins 100-Meter Individual Medley For Fourth Title

Five-time Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte is getting back up to speed in the pool.

06/02/2013

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AP Source: Coach Krzyzewski To Return As US Basketball Olympic Team

Mike Krzyzewski had decided to remain coach of the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team.

05/22/2013

Coleman Scott (R) of the US and Artas Sanaa of Russia wrestle in the 60kg class during 'Rumble on the Rails,' a wrestling exhibition, at Grand Central Station in New York May 15, 2013.  (credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Exhibition Wrestling Matches In LA Use New Rule Changes

American Jordan Oliver had a late takedown to beat Russia’s Magomed Kurbanaliev in the opening match Sunday in United 4 Wrestling, a three-team exhibition at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.

05/19/2013

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Missing 92-Year-Old Olympic Diving Champ Found In Pico Rivera

A 92-year-old two-time Olympic gold medalist in diving who went missing Monday afternoon was found Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/02/2013

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

Villaraigosa Wants To Bring 2024 Olympics To LA

Los Angeles officials have announced a bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics Games.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/07/2013

PAU, FRANCE - JULY 22: Lance Armstrong with team RadioShack heads to the start of stage 17 of the Tour de France on July 22, 2010 in Pau, France. Luxembourg's Andy Schleck won the stage while Spaniard Alberto Contador kept the race leaders yellow jersey. The last stage in the Pyrenees, the 174km route from Pau to Col du Tourmalet includes some of the most difficult climbs of the Tour. The iconic bicycle race will include a total of 20 stages and will cover 3,642km before concluding in Paris on July 25.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Lance Armstrong Stripped Of Olympic Medal

On the day he went public with an admission of doping after years of denials, Olympic officials disclosed one more embarrassment for Lance Armstrong: He was stripped of a bronze medal won at the 2000 Sydney Games.

01/17/2013

Gabrielle Douglas of the United States reacts after he competes on the balance beam in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Gymnast Douglas Wins AP Female Athlete Of The Year honors

When Gabby Douglas allowed herself to dream of being the Olympic champion, she imagined having a nice little dinner with family and friends to celebrate. Maybe she’d make an appearance here and there.

12/21/2012

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Missy Franklin of the United States celebrates with her gold medal during the medal ceremony for the Women's 100m Backstroke on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Olympic Swim Star Missy Franklin Picks CAL Over USC

Olympic swim star Missy Franklin has made a decision of forgoing a professional career and verbally committing to the Univserisy of Ironical, Berkeley.

10/20/2012

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Olympic Gymnast Nastia Liukin Talks 2008 Win

Olympic gymnast and Gold Medalist, Nastia Liukin, stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to talk about her 2008 win!

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2012

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City Councilman Leads Effort To Lure Olympics Back To LA

If City Councilman Tom LaBonge gets his way, it could be 1984 all over again in 2032.

08/17/2012

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Olympic Champion McKayla Maroney Gets Warm Welcome At Her Home Gym In Playa Del Rey

One of the most dramatic moments came when Long Beach’s own McKayla Maroney nailed a near perfect vault. She helped lead the US Women’s gymnastics team to their first gold medal since 1996.

08/15/2012

Chris Paul #13 of the US Men's Senior National Team poses with both his Gold Medals after their Men's Gold Medal Basketball Game against Spain on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the North Greenwich Arena on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Paul Celebrates Olympic Gold After Crunch Time Win

Spain put up a tough fight, but in the end, crunch time belonged to Chris Paul and Team USA.

08/14/2012

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