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Figure skater Gracie Gold makes a difficult but smart decision

What matters most now is that figure skater Gracie Gold gets well and can enjoy her life, healthy in mind and body, even if that means she doesn’t compete again this season or at the Winter Olympics in February in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Gold, a two-time U.S. champion who contributed to a team...

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Proposed venues for 2024 Los Angeles Olympics

The bid book for the 2024 Olympics that Los Angeles officials released Tuesday laid out an initial blueprint for 30 or so proposed venues. A renovated Coliseum will serve as the centerpiece, with other facilities arranged in five clusters across the city. Bidding is a long process and plans almost...

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  • LA 2028 delegation returns from Peru, outlines next steps for 2028 Games

    LA 2028 delegation returns from Peru, outlines next steps for 2028 Games

    Casey Wasserman, chairman of the former LA 2028 bid committee, said on Thursday he will help guide the newly formed organizing committee that will run the Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Speaking to reporters at Los Angeles International Airport after LA 2028 members returned from Peru, Wasserman...

  • L.A. officially awarded 2028 Olympic Games

    L.A. officially awarded 2028 Olympic Games

    Los Angeles’ roller coaster campaign to host the Olympics for a third time — an effort marked by early defeat and last-second negotiations — reached a conclusion Wednesday when the city was formally awarded the 2028 Summer Games. International Olympic Committee members voted their approval with...

  • The currency of Olympic politics is often just currency

    The currency of Olympic politics is often just currency

    There’s a real-life Olympic telenovela unfolding in Brazil. It includes a Russian passport and piles of cash in multiple currencies. It features protagonist Carlos Nuzman, an Olympic bigwig who allegedly brokered a $2-million bribe as part of an elaborate vote-buying scheme that landed Rio de Janeiro...

  • Israelis killed at 1972 Summer Olympics get German memorial nearly a half-century later

    Israelis killed at 1972 Summer Olympics get German memorial nearly a half-century later

    Forty-five years after a terrorist attack left 11 Israeli team members dead at the 1972 Summer Olympics, a long-delayed memorial has opened in the German city that hosted those Games. The Munich 1972 Massacre Memorial debuted Wednesday as a 5,000-square-foot exhibit built into a grassy mound with...

  • Police raid home of Brazilian Olympic Committee president in bribery probe

    Police raid home of Brazilian Olympic Committee president in bribery probe

    Federal police searched the house of the president of the Brazilian Olympic committee on Tuesday and issued a warrant forcing him to testify in an investigation into bribery surrounding the awarding of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. Police said detention warrants had been issued for Carlos Nuzman...

  • Russia sanctions will stay in place

    Russia sanctions will stay in place

    Track and field’s governing body is not ready to lift Russia’s suspension from competitions as the country fails to fully accept the findings of an investigation into its state-sponsored doping scheme. The meeting of IAAF member associations in London on Thursday will be asked to maintain the...

  • Time will be the ultimate judge on if L.A. made a good deal to take 2028 Olympics

    Time will be the ultimate judge on if L.A. made a good deal to take 2028 Olympics

    The mood was nearly giddy among Olympic athletes and city officials who gathered at StubHub Center on Monday. Local bid leaders had called a news conference to formally announce a deal with the International Olympic Committee that would pave the way for bringing the 2028 Summer Games to Southern...

  • 2028 Olympics: It's a strange feeling having to wait 11 years for the prize

    2028 Olympics: It's a strange feeling having to wait 11 years for the prize

    It’s wonderful. And it’s weird. The Summer Olympics are coming back to Los Angeles, the world’s premier sporting event finally returning to the world’s greatest sporting city. But we’re going to have to wait 11 years? It’s a match coated in gold, the diverse beauty of the Olympics spending more...

  • L.A. gains financial concessions in return for agreeing to host the 2028 Olympic Games

    L.A. gains financial concessions in return for agreeing to host the 2028 Olympic Games

    After weeks of intense negotiations with the International Olympic Committee, Los Angeles officials have agreed to host the Summer Games in 2028 — instead of 2024 — in return for a deal they hope will generate hundreds of millions in additional savings and revenues. The arrangement, which lets...

  • Details emerge in deal to bring 2028 Summer Olympics to Los Angeles

    Details emerge in deal to bring 2028 Summer Olympics to Los Angeles

    After weeks of negotiations with the International Olympic Committee, Los Angeles officials have reached a deal to host the 2028 Summer Games under terms they hope will generate hundreds of millions in savings and additional revenues. The agreement will bring the Olympics back to Southern California...

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