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Seattle to Host 2017 WNBA All-Star Game
Seattle to Host 2017 WNBA All-Star Game
Seattle to Host 2017 WNBA All-Star Game
NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle will host the WNBA All-Star Game next year. The league announced Wednesday that the game will take place July 22 in the city for the first time. The league didn't have an All-Star Game last season because of the Olympics...
IAAF Holds Firm on Doping: Russian Track and Field Athletes Are Out of Rio Olympics
IAAF Holds Firm on Doping: Russian Track and Field Athletes Are Out of Rio Olympics
IAAF Holds Firm on Doping: Russian Track and Field Athletes Are Out of Rio Olympics
VIENNA (AP) — The IAAF upheld its ban on Russia's track and field team for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Friday in a landmark decision that punishes the world power for systematic doping. The Russian sports ministry said it was notified of the decision by track and field's world governing body, which ruled that the country had not done enough to earn reinstatement...
NBC Says it Has Surpassed $1 Billion in Olympic Ad Sales
NBC Says it Has Surpassed $1 Billion in Olympic Ad Sales
NBC Says it Has Surpassed $1 Billion in Olympic Ad Sales
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC says that it has surpassed $1 billion in advertising sales for the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and is on pace to set a record for the most national advertising sold for any single event. By contrast, the network announced reaching the $1 billion sales milestone only two days prior to the opening of the 2012 Olympics in London...
USOC OK’s L.A. Bid for 2024 Games
USOC OK’s L.A. Bid for 2024 Games
USOC OK’s L.A. Bid for 2024 Games
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says his city is "the world's greatest stage" as it prepares to compete for the 2024 Summer Olympics, calling it "a quest that Los Angeles was made for." The U.S. Olympic Committee announced that L...
Jenner's Torch Brings in The Money
Jenner's Torch Brings in The Money
Jenner's Torch Brings in The Money
NEW YORK (AP) — The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, has sold for just under $24,000 at auction. The torch is the first major piece of Jenner memorabilia to go to auction since the winner of the 1976 Olympic Decathlon Gold Medal became Caitlyn Jenner...

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