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Particularly with the nuances of a complicated sport like sailing, what's the point of background research?
WTOP spotlights some of the world-class athletes who call the region home. From track to gymnastics to taekwondo, check out the stories and photos of gold medal hopefuls from the D.C. area and beyond.
An organizer of the Washington-Baltimore area's unsuccessful bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics is considering putting a bid together for the 2024 games.
The Olympics aren't even over and an email scam has surfaced, posing as a video detailing a scandal on the U.S. gymnastics team.
Gabby Douglas and her U.S. gymnastics teammates may still be basking in the glow of their gold medals, but their winning ways are already making an impact on the next generation of possible future Olympians.
When David Johnson sees the Olympics, he sees a "magical place" in his life.
If you think that beach volleyball and the ribbon twirling events are a bit odd, wait until you read the list of Olympic events that have been dropped in years past.
Tens of thousands of security and military personnel are patrolling Olympic venues, but in the shadows, a large group of international security and intelligence foot soldiers are roaming the streets and back alleys with instructions -- to stop a terror strike before it starts.
Sword fighting and blade wielding isn't just for the movies anymore. Fencing brings the thrill and action of swordplay to people both young and old. It's also an Olympic sport that has gained popularity over the years, including in Manassas.
Tales of shenanigans at the living quarters for 10,000 super-fit young men and women have always abounded, and London doesn't look as if it will be any different.