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Professional Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years
The Chinese capital was awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, beating Kazakh rival Almaty 44-40 in a surprisingly close vote marred by technical problems, taking the games back to the city that hosted the summer version in 2008.
Professional British review of Salazar finds no issue with Mo Farah British review of Salazar finds no issue with Mo Farah
Britain's anti-doping agency defended its procedures for dealing with missed drug tests on Thursday after it was reported that distance runner Mo Farah missed two doping controls in the leadup to the 2012 London Olympics.
Professional Despite loss, Thorns fans see momentum for women in Soccer Town USA Despite loss, Thorns fans see momentum for women in Soccer Town USA (Photo Gallery) (Video)
They may have lost on the pitch, but the Portland Thorns played before a sold out crowd at Providence Park, a first for the team since it launched in 2012. While fans were not happy about the loss, they have their eye on the bigger picture: women's soccer growing in the country, especially in Soccer Town USA.
Professional Lawsuit seeks safety netting for MLB ballparks Lawsuit seeks safety netting for MLB ballparks
An Oakland Athletics season ticket-holder asked a federal court Monday to protect fans from flying bats and balls by ordering Major League Baseball to extend the safety netting at its ballparks the entire length of the foul lines.
Professional US prevails in 2-0 victory over top-ranked Germany US prevails in 2-0 victory over top-ranked Germany
The United States went on to beat Germany 2-0 on a penalty kick from Carli Lloyd and a late goal from Kelley O'Hara, erasing Johnston's fear that she had cost her team the game and sending the Americans to the title match of the Women's World Cup.