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Breakdancing Formally Endorsed by IOC to Be Added to 2024 Paris Olympics

12 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Breakdancers of the world are moving closer toward being able to call themselves Olympic athletes. Per the Associated Press , the International Olympic Committee has formally...
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Breakdancing Provisionally Added to 2024 Olympics Program

14 hours ago   |   SI

The 2024 Summer Games could see breaking included as a new Oympic sport for the first time.
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IOC president cautions against profit-driven sports events

IOC president cautions against profit-driven sports events

21 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - IOC President Thomas Bach has called on local governments to resist promoting independently run sports events that he believes go against the Olympic ideal.
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Olympics-Garcetti says LA will rake in $1 billion profit from 2028 Games

1 day ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LOS ANGELES - The 2028 Summer Games will see host city Los Angeles record a profit of at least $1 billion, mayor Eric Garcetti told a sports summit on Monday.
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Olympic runner nearly shown up by road-crossing bear in Colorado marathon

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News

Olympic runner Kara Goucher did her first trail race on the Leadville Trail Marathon in Colorado, overcoming altitude sickness to push through for a fifth-place finish. But she...
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Italy selected to host 2026 Winter Olympics

1 day ago   |   NBC News

The International Olympic Committee made the announcement after a daylong conference in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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Mayor Eric Garcetti projects $1-billion profit for 2028 L.A. Olympics

1 day ago   |   Los Angeles Times   |   2 articles

The 2028 Olympic Games should turn a record $1-billion profit, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday. Garcetti shared his projection in speaking to the L.A. Sports...
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Star quality can't save Sweden from 8th Olympic bid loss

Star quality can't save Sweden from 8th Olympic bid loss

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Sweden sent its heir to the throne, its prime minister, and a hockey icon to help persuade International Olympic Committee voters.
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Italy's Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics

1 day ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years.
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2 Italian cities win vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics

1 day ago   |   Los Angeles Times

For weeks, it seemed that Italy held the edge in bidding for the 2026 Winter Games. On Monday, Olympic leaders made it official. The cities of Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo beat...
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Yankees hit home run in 28th consecutive game, set MLB record

Yankees hit home run in 28th consecutive game, set MLB record

DJ LeMahieu hit a lead-off home run to push the team's home run streak to 28. Read more ...

Islanders' 2019-2020 schedule set

Islanders' 2019-2020 schedule set

The Islanders' 2019-2020 schedule was released by the NHL on Tuesday: Date Opponent Time *-at Barclays Center ^-at Nassau Coliseum Oct. 4 Washington 7:00 Oct. 6 Winnipeg 7:00*... Read more ...

La Stella's inside-the-park HR powers Angels past Reds, 5-1

La Stella's inside-the-park HR powers Angels past Reds, 5-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Tommy La Stella hit a leadoff inside-the-park homer and Luis Rengifo added a three-run shot in the Los Angeles Angels' 5-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on... Read more ...

Italy beats China 2-0, reaches first quarterfinal since 1991

Italy beats China 2-0, reaches first quarterfinal since 1991

MONTPELLIER, France - Italy made its case to be considered a contender in the Women's World Cup after a convincing 2-0 win over China on Tuesday night. Read more ...

Pinder, Semien and Olson homer as A's beat Cardinals 7-3

Pinder, Semien and Olson homer as A's beat Cardinals 7-3

ST. LOUIS - Chad Pinder and Marcus Semien homered in a six-run fifth inning, and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-3 Tuesday night. Read more ...

Women's World Cup 2019: Late penalty sends Netherlands past Japan

Women's World Cup 2019: Late penalty sends Netherlands past Japan

Lieke Martens scored twice as the Dutch booked a Women's World Cup quarterfinal against Italy by knocking out 2015 finalist Japan. Read more ...

White Sox shortstop Anderson helped off after leg injury

White Sox shortstop Anderson helped off after leg injury

BOSTON - Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson has left the game at Boston in the bottom of the fifth inning with an injury to his right leg. Read more ...

Vandy rides Rocker to 4-1 win, forces a Game 3 vs. Michigan

Vandy rides Rocker to 4-1 win, forces a Game 3 vs. Michigan

OMAHA, Neb. - Kumar Rocker struck out 11 while pitching 6 1/3 innings of three-hit ball, and Vanderbilt got to Michigan's shaky bullpen in a 4-1 win in Game 2 of the College... Read more ...

Hayley Wickenheiser headlines Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2019

Hayley Wickenheiser headlines Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2019

The Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2019 includes Team Canada women's hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser and Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford. Read more ...

Lakers free agency rumors: Los Angeles is Carmelo Anthony's 'most likely...

Lakers free agency rumors: Los Angeles is Carmelo Anthony's 'most likely destination,' executives believe

League executives believe the Lakers are the “most likely destination” for the 35-year-old forward in free agency, according to SNY. Read more ...