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Bolt hit by Segway after double-clinching 200

Shortly after Usain Bolt won a fourth 200-meter title and a 10th gold overall at the world championships, a cameraman on a Segway banged into the Jamaican from behind.

Bolt beats Gatlin, takes 200 meters (2:11)
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Cost concerns delay L.A. vote on 2024 Olympics

Facing an early test of support at home, Los Angeles' 2024 Olympics plan stalled Wednesday amid questions about potential runaway costs and the impact on neighborhoods already strangled by traffi

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China's Dalian Wanda purchases Ironman brand

Dalian Wanda Group, a property and cinema giant in China, says it is buying World Triathlon Corp., the company that owns the Ironman triathlon brand and race series.

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Ex-track star pens book on career, call girl stint

Former Olympic track star Suzy Favor Hamilton says she plans to publish a memoir next month that will touch on mental health issues that she says drove her to become a call girl.

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Gymnastics coach makes court appearance

The head of an Indianapolis gymnastics academy charged with four counts of child molestation and three counts of sexual misconduct with a minor has made an initial court appearance.

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Hurdles champ Merritt to have kidney transplant

No matter how many hurdles Aries Merritt clears this week at the world championships, he knows there's an even bigger one waiting for him in a few days back at home -- a kidney transplant.

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Los Angeles projects $161M surplus for Olympics

Anxiety over taxpayer costs helped cripple Boston's 2024 Olympic bid, but organizers in potential stand-in Los Angeles disclosed a budget Tuesday that shows the city holding a $161M surplus.

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Who should lead YoungStars team at World Cup of Hockey?

Combining a group of young players from two countries is no easy feat. Scott Burnside and Craig Custance debate who should build the YoungStars team.

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IOC moves up '20 deadline for Japan stadium

A top International Olympic Committee official urged Japan on Tuesday to speed up the troubled construction of Tokyo's new national stadium for delivery by January 2020.

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Russia fined for snubbing Canadian anthem

The Russian Hockey Federation was fined Monday over the national team snubbing Canada's victory celebration after the world championship final.


Manslaughter charge recommended for Jenner

Sheriff's investigators plan to recommend that prosecutors file a vehicular manslaughter charge against Caitlyn Jenner for her role in a fatal car crash in February.

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Ex-USOC head takes job with wheelchair hoops

Jim Scherr, the former CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, has been hired as interim executive director of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association.

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Sailing chief: Rio events could move if water filthy

The head of sailing's governing body threatened to move all Olympic sailing events out of polluted Guanabara Bay unless the water is cleaner and rubbish is removed for next year's Rio Games.

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Kovacs wins shot put final, gives U.S. first gold

Joe Kovacs won the shot put final at the world championships Sunday by defeating two-time defending champion David Storl of Germany, giving the United States its first gold medal of the meet.

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Ennis-Hill: This ranks alongside Olympic gold

Elated heptathlon gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill says juggling her comeback with motherhood made her world title success sweeter.

Jenner may face manslaughter charge (2:18)
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Report: Boston organizers underestimated costs

Boston's failed bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics underestimated costs for hosting the games, potentially leaving Massachusetts taxpayers on the hook for significant cost overruns, according to a

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Tsarnaev lawyers ask for new trial out of Boston

Defense lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said in a court filing Monday that he deserves a new trial in a location where jurors will be impartial.