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  • Analysts question costs in Los Angeles 2024 Olympics bid

    City analysts warned that construction costs for athlete housing in Los Angeles' 2024 Olympic bid may be significantly underestimated. The cost of acquiring land and building an Olympic Village for athletes near downtown Los Angeles ''may significantly exceed'' the projected $1 billion cost,…

    The Associated Press26 mins ago
  • Tokyo sticks to 2020 Olympic logo despite copycat claims

    Organisers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics said Friday they would stick with a logo hit by plagiarism claims and had no plans to change what they described as an original work. The logo has been swept up in controversy since its unveiling in July after Belgian designer Olivier Debie claimed it copied…

    AFP
  • Bolt mulls Rio retirement segue

    Usain Bolt said he might end his glittering career at next year's Olympics after he completed a world sprint double in Beijing -- and got clattered by an electric scooter into the bargain. The towering Jamaican said he was only 50-50 about running at the next world championships in 2017 in London,…

    AFP
  • Japan scales back Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium plans

    Japan's government has approved a plan to reduce the seating and slash the construction cost of the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after public opposition to the initial design. The earlier design was scrapped following a public outcry over the hefty price tag, which was nearly double…

    The Associated Press
  • Japan slashes stadium costs, aims to meet IOC deadline

    Japan has agreed to slash the costs for a new national stadium by 42 percent with construction for the centerpiece of the 2020 Olympics aimed to be completed by an International Olympic Committee (IOC) deadline of January 2020. "We have in principle limited the functions of the facility to those…

    Reuters
  • Rio Paralympics toils in face of 'huge job'

    Preparations for the Rio Paralympics in 12 months are going well, except for one serious bump in the road: wheelchair access. The Paralympics, which start September 7, 2016, will last 11 days, featuring 4,350 athletes from 178 countries. The games are an increasingly high-profile sequel to the…

    AFP
  • Galaxy-Earthquakes Preview

    With Robbie Keane leading the way, the Los Angeles Galaxy have been MLS' hottest club in the past two months. The San Jose Earthquakes are also streaking, and they'll seek a team record-tying fourth consecutive shutout in the first of four straight home games Friday night. Los Angeles blew out…

    The Associated Press
  • Star ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson out for season

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Champion ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson is out for the season following knee surgery.

    The Associated Press
  • Hurricanes give Elias Lindholm two-year, $5.4 million contract extension

    The Carolina Hurricanes took care of one of their young core players on Thursday afternoon by signing forward Elias Lindholm to a two-year contract extension that will pay him a total of $5.4 million, the team announced. Originally drafted by the Hurricanes in the first round, No. 5 overall, in…

    CBS Sports
  • WATCH: US, Russian hockey teams brawl at Junior Club World Cup

    The Junior Club World Cup is a fairly young tournament, bringing to Russia junior teams from top leagues around the world to test their mettle against opponents they’d never normally see. Since the tournament has a World Cup angle, there’s a lot of national pride at stake, too. The international…

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  • Devin Setoguchi gets tryout from Maple Leafs after stint in rehab

    Devin Setoguchi is only 28 years old and a former 30-goal scorer, but over the last few years his NHL career has been in precipitous decline. In an interview with Andrew Walker on SN590 radio in Toronto (audio here), Setoguchi shed some light on some personal woes that have negatively impacted his…

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  • CONI calls Dr. Ferrari and son in for doping hearings

    Lance Armstrong's former physician Michele Ferrari and his son Stefano have been called in for hearings next week with the Italian Olympic Committee's anti-doping prosecutor for allegedly providing illegal drug assistance to a biathlete. Italian biathlete Daniel Taschler and his father, Gottlieb -…

    The Associated Press
  • Report: Blues invite veteran forward Scott Gomez to camp on tryout

    The St. Louis Blues are going to see what, if anything, free agent forward Scott Gomez has left in the tank. Following the revelation that the New Jersey Devils would not be re-signing the 35-year-old center, not even on a tryout basis, Gomez has accepted an invitation to Blues’ training camp on a…

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  • Japan to cut cost for Olympic stadium by third: lawmakers

    Japan plans to slash construction costs for a new national stadium, the centerpiece of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by a third from the previous estimate of $2.1 billion, several ruling party lawmakers and senior government officials said on Thursday. The government plans to put a cap for the stadium's…

    Reuters
  • New Olympic app lets fans track favorites

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- The U.S. Olympic Committee is releasing a phone app that will let fans track athletes in their favorite sport on their road to the Rio Games.

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  • Vote on 2024 Olympics delayed amid questions over cost

    Facing an early test of support at home, Los Angeles' 2024 Olympics plan stalled Wednesday amid questions about potential runaway costs and the impact on neighborhoods already strangled by traffic and congestion. The City Council had been expected to vote on a proposal to give Mayor Eric Garcetti…

    The Associated Press
  • LA officials ponder $4.1 billion 2024 Olympic bid proposal

    The Los Angeles city council is reviewing a $4.1 billion bid proposal for the 2024 Summer Olympics that backers say could produce a surplus of $161 million if the city is awarded a third Summer Games. A 218-page bid book made public on Tuesday shows plans for a Los Angeles Games rely on…

    AFP
  • 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 projected that they could stage events from Santa Monica Beach to the Hollywood Hills and bank a $161 million surplus. Los Angeles, which hosted the 1932 and 1984 Olympics, is…

    The Associated Press
  • Throwback: Chris Drury Leads Trumbull, Conn., To Little League World Series

    The future hockey star and Stanley Cup champion helped his team from Connecticut knock off Chinese Taipei.Keywords: Chris Drury, Little League, Little League World Series, Baseball, Hockey, NHL

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