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BREAKING OLYMPICS NEWS STORIES
Prices announced for 2012 Olympic games
LONDON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- More than 90 percent of the tickets for the 2012 Olympic Games in London will be priced under $200, organizers said.
Chicago mayor cautious on Olympics bid
CHICAGO, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Chicago Mayor Richard Daley says his city will be a long shot to host the 2020 Summer Olympics and should think twice about bidding.
Leopard leads Sochi Olympic mascot poll
SOCHI, Russia, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The snow leopard was Saturday's leader in a Russian vote to select the official mascot for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, organizers of the games said.
Olympic ski official dead of heart attack
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- A Swedish ski official working on the 2014 Winter Olympics died in the presence of his family in Russia, a report said.
Olympic star Lavrova killed in car crash
MOSCOW, April 24 (UPI) -- Natalia Lavrova, a two-time gold medal-winner for the Russian Olympic team, has died in a car crash in the Penza region of Russia, authorities said.
Olympic luger's death 'accidental'
BERCHTESGADEN, Germany, April 19 (UPI) -- The death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili at the Winter Olympics was ruled an "unforeseeable" accident, the International Luge Federation said Monday.
Russian 2014 Olympic work 'on schedule'
SOCHI, Russia, April 15 (UPI) -- An International Olympic commission chairman described work done ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia as "awe-inspiring."
Zhukov would head Olympic committee
MOSCOW, April 7 (UPI) -- Russia's deputy prime minister says he has given the green light to suggestions that he seek the job of head of the Russian Olympic Committee.
Crosby's missing Olympics gear found
TORONTO, March 10 (UPI) -- Gear used by Sidney Crosby when he scored the gold medal-winning goal for Team Canada, missing since the Vancouver Olympics, has been found, officials say.
Sweden rallies for Olympic curling gold
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Anette Norberg keyed a late comeback Friday that brought Sweden a 7-6 win over Canada and the gold medal in women's Olympic curling.
China's women curlers reach Olympic semis
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The Chinese women's curling team, making its Olympic debut, earned a semifinal berth Tuesday.
Canada scores 18 goals in Olympics
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Meghan Agosta and Jayna Hefford scored three times each Saturday and Canada opened the Olympic women's hockey tournament by crushing Slovakia 18-0.
Kramer takes Olympic gold in speed skating
RICHMOND, British Columbia, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Speed skating superstar Sven Kramer of the Netherlands put on a dominating, record-setting performance Saturday to win the Olympic 5,000-meter gold medal.
Ammann wins Olympic gold in ski jump
WHISTLER, British Columbia, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Simon Ammann of Switzerland again rose to the big occasion Saturday and won the third Olympic gold medal of his career.
Uhrmann leads Olympic ski jump qualifying
WHISTLER, British Columbia, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Michael Uhrmann turned in the top jump Friday in qualifying for Saturday's final in Olympic normal hill ski jumping.
Grimmette to carry U.S. flag at Olympics
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Luge competitor Mark Grimmette, a two-time Olympic medal winner, was chosen to carry the U.S. flag during opening ceremonies at the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Olympic medalist rower Cracknell rescued
NORTH DEVON, England, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Two-time British Olympic Gold Medalist rower James Cracknell was rescued by a lifeboat while paddling about 550 yards offshore in England, officials said.
Singer Twain carries Olympic torch
TIMMINS, Ontario, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Country music singer Shania Twain said Saturday it was a pleasure to carry the official Olympic torch into her Canadian hometown of Timmins, Ontario.
Czech Republic names Olympic hockey team
PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- The Czech Republic became the latest nation to finalize its 23-member hockey team Wednesday for the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.
Canada chooses Olympic hockey team
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur headlined the 23-member squad chosen Wednesday to lead Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
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