Rio Olympic planning assailed for 'white elephant' venues

Rio Olympic planning assailed for 'white elephant' venues

A federal prosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues "are white elephants" that were built with "no planning."
Sports
May 25

Bode Miller off US ski roster; Olympic spot uncertain

Bode Miller's name no longer appears on the roster of the U.S. ski team. That doesn't mean he's retiring or won't ever race again or…
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Sports
May 24

Column: Just say no when it comes to hosting Olympics

It never figured to end well for Rio.Just hosting the Olympics took everything out of the city. Trying to recover from them may be impossible.Nine…
Sports
May 23

Putin says whistleblowing on doping echoes Stalin's purges

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that plans to encourage athletes to give evidence about doping remind him of denunciations during Josef Stalin's purges.
Sports
May 23

Forecast: Germany to top medal table at Pyeongchang Olympics

That's the forecast from U.S.-based Gracenote, a sports and entertainment data provider that put out its forecast on Monday, nine months before the Winter Games open.
Wild
May 18

2018 Games head says NHL not being greedy, will cooperate

The head of the Pyeongchang Olympics organizing committee said Thursday that the NHL isn't being "greedy" preventing hockey stars going to the 2018 Games and he was willing to be flexible to meet its demands.
Sports
May 18

Isinbayeva out, progress made on sanctions at WADA meeting

Never known for haste, the World Anti-Doping Agency delivered two pieces of news Thursday that could strengthen its ability to expedite the end of the Russian doping scandal.
Sports
May 18

WADA: Isinbayeva 'will be gone' as Russian anti-doping chair

A World Anti-Doping official says Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva will be out as chairwoman of the Russian anti-doping agency at the end of the month.
Sports
May 17

USA Luge announces national team pool, athlete retirements

Olympic bronze medalist and reigning world sprint champion Erin Hamlin has been awarded an automatic spot on USA Luge's fall World Cup team for the…
Sports
May 16

USOC paid its way back into bidding game; LA could benefit

Tucked into the more than $257 million the U.S. Olympic Committee spent in 2016 was a $10 million payment to the International Olympic Committee designed, in part, to give the United States a better chance of hosting an Olympics someday — possibly in Los Angeles in 2024.
Sports
May 16

Curling trials for new Olympic event will be held in Blaine

Mixed doubles will be part of the Olympic Games for the first time, and Team USA will be finalized in Minnesota.
Sports
May 15

Ledecky wrapping up freshman year at Stanford, worlds next

Katie Ledecky's life has changed so much over the past year.
Sports
May 15

Five-time water polo Olympian Azevedo to retire in June

Five-time Olympian Tony Azevedo will play his final water polo game for the United States next month before retiring at age 35.
Gophers
May 12
Former Gopher Gabriele Grunewald with her husband, Justin.

Ex-Gopher Grunewald holds off cancer by racing with healthy attitude

In March, she was diagnosed with cancer for the fourth time in eight years.
Gophers
May 11
Ben Blankenship

Facts and figures on Thursday's TC 1 Mile in Minneapolis

A look at the race in downtown Minneapolis:
Sports
May 10

Los Angeles Olympic dreams might be delayed to 2028

Los Angeles could lose and win its Olympics gamble, ending up with the 2028 Games it never sought and the costly prospect of retooling its multibillion-dollar plans for more than a decade into the future.
High Schools
May 9

Souhan: Minnesota rugby's 'first family' helping Hopkins girls soar

Olympian Katie Johnson has helped coach Hopkins to the national high school club championships.
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Wild
May 9

IIHF president hopes NHL changes its mind over 2018 Olympics

The NHL still has a couple more months to reverse its decision and opt to participate in next year's Olympics in South Korea.
Sports
May 8
FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2013, file photo, United States' Steven Holcom...

US bobsledder Steven Holcomb, 37, found dead

America's best bobsled pilot was a self-described computer geek who would rub elbows with Hollywood stars.
Gophers
May 5

Brandt, Marvin among Minnesotans on U.S. women's hockey roster

The 23 players selected will prepare in Tampa for the 2018 Games.
Wild
May 5

Knight among players on US Women's national hockey team

USA Hockey selected 23 players to the women's national team for the Olympics on Friday, and all but two helped the United States earn the gold medal at the Women's World Championship last month.
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