The president of the International Olympic Committee says he remains confident the Winter Games will go on as scheduled in South Korea despite growing tensions including North Korea's latest ballistic missile test.
Los Angeles' roller coaster campaign to host the Olympics for a third time – an effort marked by early defeat and last-second negotiations – reached a conclusion Wednesday when the city was formally awarded the 2028 Summer Games.
The World Anti-Doping Agency has agreed to dismiss all but one of the first 96 Russian doping cases forwarded its way from sports federations acting on information from a report detailing cheating in the country.
After sustaining a serious leg injury in Iraq, Max Rohn, a former U.S. Navy hospital corpsman, elected to have his right leg amputated below the knee. Now he competes as a member of the Penn State Ability Athletics track and field team and is vying for a place on the Paralympic squad this summer.
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'I'm not done:' Max Rohn, Paralympic hopeful, continues quest for Rio games
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