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Will Mitt Romney Bring the Olympics to Boston?

Mitt Romney is advising a group of Boston leaders considering a bid for the 2024 Olympics.

The "Huffington Post" reports a group led by Suffolk Construction chairman John Fish brought an Olympic committee to Boston last month to view potential sites

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Tokyo Governor Vows 2020 Olympics Will Boost Japan

Tokyo's governor has returned from the IOC vote, promising that the 2020 Olympics will be a sports success and an economic boost to the nation.

Thousands of Tokyo residents crowded the plaza in front of City Hall on Tuesday to welcome Gov

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Usain Bolt To Retire After Rio Olympics

Usain Bolt says he plans to retire from sprinting after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Bolt says he wants to win gold in Rio, set another world record in the 200 meters next year, and perhaps win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games

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Russia Defends Anti-Gay Law in Letter to IOC

The Russian government has told the IOC it will not discriminate against homosexuals during the Sochi Olympics, while defending its law against gay "propaganda."

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Will Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws Ruin 2014 Winter Olympics?

For all the strides gay athletes have made – see Jason Collins – not everyone is ready to embrace them.

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Wrestling Cut From 2020 Olympics
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Wrestling Cut from 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee voted to drop wrestling from its schedule for the 2020 Games via a secret ballot during a meeting in Switzerland. Instead of eliminating the pentathlon, like many expected, the IOC decided to scrap wrestling.

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Gold Medal Winner, Aly Raisman, Honored by Hometown Of Needham [VIDEO]

Thousands of fans turned out to honor gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman at a parade in her hometown of Needham. She rode atop a Lamborghini convertible and told her fans, "I hope I made you all proud.''

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Patriots To Honor Local Olympians During Monday Night Football

The 2012 London Olympics are over, and the athletes are heading home. The New England Patriots will honor New England area Olympians during their preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Aly Raisman Is Back Home [AUDIO]

Olympic Gymnastics Champion Aly Raisman is happy to be back home in Boston.

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Why Women Like The Olympics

Did you notice that women love the Olympics but they'll never sit down and watch a game with you? Now I know there are exceptions, but looking at the ratings for the Olympics on NBC, they were HUGE with the ladies. One of the reasons is probably the women think those guys look pretty good in their Speedos, but there are other reasons.

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