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Chinese people wearing traditional costumes gather to celebrate as Beijing is announced as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, in Shijiazhuang, the capital of northern China\'s Hebei province on July 31, 2015.  Performers erupted into orchestrated dancing and flag-waving in Beijing as the Chinese capital won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics host, with experts describing it as the only \"safe\" choice but campaign groups condemning the decision.   CHINA OUT   AFP PHOTO

The Olympics Are Heading Back To Beijing

By David Heim The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that Beijing has won the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, marking the second time Beijing will have the honors. Beijing defeated Kazakhstan […]

07/31/2015

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AP Investigation: Olympic Teams to Swim, Boat in Rio’s Filth

Athletes in next year’s Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found.

07/30/2015

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(POLL) The Greatest Draft Of All Time Drafts GOAT’s

In sports radio, we love to place labels on athletes, coaches, and teams. One of the labels we love to place in sports is the word “great”. Anytime a player remotely excels in his or […]

07/08/2014

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6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

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(POLL) Who Is The Most American On Fan Interference

After the dramatic win at the World Cup for US Soccer, Fan Interference was feeling unabashedly patriotic. It also got us thinking about what best makes America, America! One thing that is never questioned about […]

06/17/2014

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Top 5 Moments In Olympic History

Do any Olympic moments from Sochi make it on to our top 5 all-time list?

02/24/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

CBS Tampa–02/13/2014

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Kirk McEwen Says the Olympics Still Dazzle

The only things you heard leading up to the start of the Sochi Olympics centered around all the problems. At first it was the ongoing conflict between Russia and it’s neighbors, most notably Georgia, whose […]

02/09/2014

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The Winter Games are Here!

Every 4 years the Olympics are played, and it seems interest is waning. We want to know how you feel about The Games in Sochi.

02/06/2014

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