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Fearless fists of iconic protest by Smith, Carlos resonate 50 years later

Tommie Smith and John Carlos insist fear was not a factor in their thinking when they reached the medals stand at the Mexico City Olympics.

Reigning halfpipe champ Iouri Podladtchikov won't defend Olympic title

Olympic halfpipe champion Iouri Podladtchikov won't defend his title because of injuries he suffered last month at the Winter X Games.

Olympic halfpipe champ Iouri Podladtchikov says he's doing OK after scary wreck

Olympic snowboarding champion louri Podladtchikov posted an update on Twitter saying he is doing OK after his scary wreck at the Winter X Games on Sunday.

Olympic halfpipe champ Iouri Podladtchikov suffers broken nose after scary wreck

Olympic snowboarding champion Iouri Podladtchikov slammed hard into the top edge of the halfpipe at Sunday night's Winter X Games and was taken off the course on a stretcher.

USOC confirms Olympic participation after Trump official causes confusion

Members of the Trump administration surprised the U.S. Olympic Committee by suggesting the nation's participation at the upcoming Pyeongchang Games in South Korea was "an open question," and the USOC responded by saying it has no plans on pulling out.

WADA obtains 'key piece of evidence' in Russian doping scandal

The World Anti-Doping Agency has obtained files from a Moscow lab that contain data from a period when investigators say Russia ran a state-sponsored system designed to help Olympic athletes evade positive tests.

IOC expects decisions on Russian doping cases next month

The leader of an IOC delegation in charge of reviewing 28 cases wrote to the head of the IOC Athletes Commission this week to update the timeline of cases stemming from a report detailing a Russian doping scheme in Sochi and beforehand.

College basketball bribery scandal triggers soul searching

The spate of arrests, details of under-the-table bribes to teenagers and the expected downfall of one of the sport's best-known coaches has triggered uncomfortable soul-searching among the institutions at the heart of college basketball, including internal reviews by more than two dozen schools of their own prominent programs.

Russian doping 'justice delayed is justice denied': USOC boss wants action

The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee called on his international counterparts to act immediately on allegations of Russian doping, with now less than four months until the start of the Winter Games.

Olympic double: IOC says yes to Paris in '24, and L.A. for '28

The IOC put the rubber stamp on a pre-determined conclusion Wednesday, giving Paris the 2024 Games and L.A. the 2028 Games in a history-making vote. You can watch live coverage of the announcement here now.