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Topic - Jacques Rogge
Bach is the first Olympic gold medalist to become IOC president. He won gold in team fencing for West Germany in 1976.
Tokyo has been considered a slight favorite but has been on the defensive in the final days of the campaign amid mounting concerns about the Fukushima leak.
Major League Baseball won't change its schedule to boost the sport's chances of getting back into the Olympics.
Shot putter Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus became the first athlete to be stripped of a medal at the London Olympics after her gold was withdrawn Monday for doping.
By any measure, the 2012 London Games will be considered a booming success for the United States.
With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor pageant of landmarks, lightshows and lots of fun.
Cael Sanderson spent the past seven years teaching Jake Varner how to be a world champion — and he was there Sunday when Varner joined him as an Olympic gold medalist.
British rock stars are seizing the stage to close the Olympics with an extravaganza that promises to keep a worldwide audience entertained well into the night — and dancing all the way to Rio.
When the stakes are the biggest, the spotlight most bright, Usain Bolt is as good as gold.
The queen and James Bond gave the London Olympics a royal entrance like no other Friday in an opening ceremony that rolled to the rock of the Beatles, the Stones and The Who.
Let the games begin and let the foolishness end.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet A. Napolitano says an Egyptian politician given a visa to visit the United States last month was vetted three times and not deemed a security threat.
A moment of silence is currently creating a clamor. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is resisting a proposal for Friday's opening ceremonies in London to remember the 11 Israeli athletes killed in Munich 40 years ago by Palestinian terrorists. The committee should reconsider.
The Columbus Blue Jackets finally met captain Rick Nash's midseason request and dealt him Monday with a third-round pick and a minor-league defenseman to the New York Rangers for centers Brandon Dubinsky and Artem Anisimov, defenseman Tim Erixon and a first-round pick next year.
The flame that will burn during the London Games was lit at the birthplace of the ancient Olympics on Thursday, heralding the start of a torch relay that will culminate with the opening ceremony on July 27.
Rogge said this week the IOC would send a reminder to athletes that, under the Olympic Charter, they are prohibited from making any political gestures.