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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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Olympic Soccer Star Hope Solo Arrested For Assault

U.S. women’s soccer star Hope Solo was arrested at a suburban Seattle home early Saturday on suspicion of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew.

06/21/2014

(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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What An Olympic Gold Medal Is Really Worth

With the start of the Winter Olympics, the whole world has turned its eyes toward Sochi, Russia — and everyone is dreaming of gold. Here are some details about the tradition of awarding medals in Olympic history, as well as the lowdown on the gold, silver and bronze medals at this year’s Olympic Games in Sochi.

CBS Seattle–02/18/2014

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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.

02/13/2014

Maggie Voisin of the USA trains during Ski Slopestyle practice at the Extreme Park at Rosa Khutor Mountain ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 5, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Injured Olympic Freestyle Skier Sticking Around Despite Fractured Leg

Maggie Voisin didn’t come all this way to let a fractured leg keep her from experiencing the Olympics.

02/10/2014

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2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.

02/05/2014

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Wenatchee Man Making Snow For Winter Games In Russia

A Wenatchee man and snow-making expert is joining other snowmakers from around the world to make sure there is enough snow covering the slopes for the Olympic Games next month.

CBS Seattle–01/03/2014

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Backyard Olympics: How To Have Your Own Field Day

Give your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don’t be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!

06/03/2013

Leonel Manzano (left) runs past Matthew Centrowitz (right) to win the Men's 1500 Meter on Day 10 of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on July 1, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Ore. Gets 2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials

The U.S. Olympic track and field trials will return to Eugene, Ore., in 2016, USA Track & Field announced Thursday at the Oregon state Capitol.

1090 The Fan–04/11/2013

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