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French Alps on fast track to host 2030 Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City set for 2034

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NEW YORK — The French Alps will likely host the 2030 Winter Olympics, with Salt Lake City following in 2034, the International Olympic Committee announced Wednesday.

Two regions in southeast France — Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur — made a joint bid to host the 2030 Games and were selected for exclusive ...Read more

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Lacrosse among five sports added to 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles

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Lacrosse, one of Maryland’s two state sports, is returning to the Olympic stage.

The sport was one of five approved Monday by the International Olympic Committee’s 141st session in Mumbai, India, to be added to the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Lacrosse joined baseball/softball, cricket, flag football and squash as sports being added...Read more

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US Olympic committee giving financial support to Mary Lou Retton as she remains in ICU without insurance

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Five-time Olympic medalist Mary Lou Retton has received an outpouring of love and financial support after her daughter revealed this week that she’s “fighting for her life” with a rare form of pneumonia and “is not able to breathe on her own.”

Retton, 55, reportedly doesn’t have health insurance, which prompted the U.S. Olympic & ...Read more