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APTOPIX Sochi Paralympics Opening Ceremony

APTOPIX Sochi Paralympics Opening Ceremony

Children perform at the Fisht Olympic stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Friday, March 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

March 07, 2014 6:30 pm
APTOPIX Sochi Paralympics Opening Ceremony

APTOPIX Sochi Paralympics Opening Ceremony

Children perform at the Fisht Olympic stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Friday, March 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

March 07, 2014 5:43 pm
Sochi Olympics Figure Skating

Sochi Olympics Figure Skating

Russia got out of the gates fast with a strong showing in the team figure skating competition. Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov, front right, cheer after doing well in the team pairs free skate at Sochi’s Iceberg Skating Palace. In other first-day action, U.S. snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg won…

February 09, 2014 12:00 am
Olympic’s “Blade Runner” charged in girlfriend’s killing

Olympic’s “Blade Runner” charged in girlfriend’s killing

LONDON — The figure of Oscar Pistorius racing around the Olympic track with his carbon-fiber blades whipping through the air was one of the enduring images of the London Games.

February 14, 2013 2:50 pm Photos

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London Olympics: How volunteers made the Games

Claire Heald of BBC News offers a glimpse into the experiences of some of the 70,000 volunteers who help the Olympics run as smoothly as possible. 

August 10, 2012 7:57 amLoading…

2 swimmers with So. Arizona ties qualify for next Olympic rounds

In overnight Olympic action, two athletes with Southern Arizona ties have advanced to the next round of their swimming events.

July 31, 2012 8:34 amLoading…
Modest evening

Modest evening

Athletes from the United States were among the roughly 10,500 athletes in the parade of nations during the Opening Ceremony.

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Modest evening

Modest evening

Bill and Julien Howells from the United States donned the red, white and blue before Friday night's Opening Ceremony.

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Opening ceremonies at the London Olympics

Opening ceremonies at the London Olympics

LONDON - As he considered Beijing's extravagant coming-out party to the world four years ago, Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle felt more liberated than daunted by that Olympics Opening Ceremony as he set about putting together the Summer Olympics encore that was unveiled Friday night.

July 28, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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US rolls by Spain in final tuneup

US rolls by Spain in final tuneup

Carmelo Anthony, center, battles Spain's Pau Gasol, right, and Serge Ibaka in the Americans' 100-78 exhibition win Tuesday. Anthony scored 27 points off the bench, 23 in the first half.

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US rolls by Spain in final tuneup

US rolls by Spain in final tuneup

BARCELONA, Spain - Gold medal at stake or nothing at all, the U.S. Olympic basketball team was bringing its best Tuesday.

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Olympics: 22 athletes to represent Southern Arizona for Team USA

Olympians with ties to Southern Arizona begin competing this week in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Olympics: Former UA thrower and football player Ugwu made two Olympics for Nigeria

This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.

July 21, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…
Summer Olympic moments in history

Summer Olympic moments in history

HRH The Princess Anne tries to control her horse, 'Goodwill', as she participates as a member of the British team in an Equestrian Event at the 1976 Summer Olympics. Bromont, Quebec, Jul. 1976. (AP Photo)

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Olympics: Mountain biker hoping third time is the charm

If Todd Wells was overwhelmed the first time he made the Olympics, he was confident in his second appearance.

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Track & field: Vail middle-schooler dominating high jump like few before

In only three seasons as a high jumper, Justice Summerset has set 10 records and won nine Junior Olympic medals.

July 12, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…

Olympics: UA's 1500-meter record holder ran in 1984 games

This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.

July 12, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…

Olympics: Former UA diving coach won silver, bronze medals

This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.

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Olympics: Loyalty, family ensure UA high jumper chance to go to London

One way or the other, Edgar Rivera-Morales is going to the Olympics.

July 06, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…

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