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Reaching the Upper Deck

I remember when baseball card collecting was big.  My dad and I would drive around town in the late 1980s to early 1990s, looking for...

Nightengale: Jon Lester Hopes to End Cubs’ 108-Year World Series ‘Curse’

Jon Lester and his wife, sitting around the kitchen table recently, turned the conversation to the Chicago Cubs’ upcoming postseason, and Farrah had a...

IOC Member of Dignity and Wisdom remembered

David Miller recalls China's expansive sports leader He Zhenliang, former IOC vice-president who has died at eighty five after a long illness, was a...

Barcelona Mayor: 1992 Olympics Left ‘Indelible Legacy’ on the City

As Barcelona celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Olympics, the city’s mayor Ada Colau said the Barcelona Games left an indelible legacy of...

Jaimie Fuller: Atlanta 1996 and the Greatest Triumph

The Opening Ceremony is one of the most-watched events of the Olympic Games. It gives the host nation a great opportunity to set its narrative. The...

Exclusive: Olympic Brand in Decline Ahead of Rio 2016, Study Claims

The Olympic Partner (TOP) sponsors are among the worst affected by the Zika virus and a “relative decline of the Olympic brand”, a study...

Seven Basketball Players Inducted into 2016 FIBA Hall of Fame

The class of 2016 has been inducted into the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Hall of Fame at the House of Basketball, FIBA's headquarters on...

USOC Chief Exec: Atlanta 1996 Olympic Stadium Has Been “Extremely Successful” Despite Short Lifespan

Turner Field, originally the Centennial Olympic Stadium built as the centerpiece for Atlanta 1996, has provided a legacy even though it faces the prospect of...

The Olympic lighting ceremony: Masterminding the flame in Ancient Olympia

When high priestess Katerina Lehou kindles the 2016 Olympic flame next Thursday, one person will be watching more intently than anyone else. Choreographer Artemis...

IPC Releases Video To Celebrate Contribution Of Para-athletes Around the World

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has released a video called "All About Ability" to mark annual United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities....

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