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Usain Bolt + Soccer

Bolt offered deal to play for UCL hopefuls in Malta

Usain Bolt has been offered a two-year contract to play for Maltese club Valletta FC and spearhead their charge to the Champions League.

Five things to know about Valletta FC

Valletta FC have tabled a two-year offer to Usain Bolt to help them into the Champions League. Here's some information about the Maltese club.

Australian soccer stares down the Bolt conundrum

Publicly, many experts are complimentary of Usain Bolt's efforts. Privately, they doubt that a football contract will ever materialize.

50 Years Later

The Mexico City Olympics protest and the media

Comparing coverage of Smith and Carlos in 1968 to Kaepernick today shows what's changed - and what hasn't.

Harry Edwards, a giant of sports activism, still has people shook

50 years ago, he worked with John Carlos and Tommie Smith for Black Power. Now, he's talking with Colin Kaepernick.

From the IOC

Bach: Refugee athletes 'owed respect'

Thomas Bach spoke in a press conference after the final day of the 133rd IOC Session in Buenos Aires.


Countdown to 2020 Olympics

Which pitchers would you take to Tokyo?

USA Softball has invited 10 pitchers to its trials in January. There's likely room for three or four on the Olympic roster. Whom would you take? There are no wrong answers.

Nigeria women set sights on Tokyo after FIBA success

Evelyn Akhator, the standout performer for the Nigeria women's basketball team at the recently-concluded FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup in Spain, has set her sights on another AfroBasket title... and then the Olympics.

Olympic Surfing

Equal ocean, equal waves, equal pay

The World Surf League is now paying its men and women equal prize money. Why? Depends on who you ask.

Is Kelly Slater's wave the future of Olympic surfing?

World champion surfer Kelly Slater would say, "yes." And a recent pro contest on his manmade wave just might be the blueprint for Tokyo 2020 and beyond.

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