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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 4:56pm

Olympics

Oscar Pistorius murder trial set to begin in South Africa

The world will be watching Monday as South African amputee track star Oscar Pistorius goes on trial, charged with murdering his girlfriend inside his house a year ago.

Canada wins women's ice hockey gold medal in overtime thriller

Canada won the women's ice hockey gold medal at the Winter Olympics on Thursday with a 3-2 overtime victory over the United States.

Five things to watch at the Sochi Winter Olympics

We're in the home stretch of the Sochi Winter Olympics, with the final week of competition under way.

Lebanese topless skier: Don't strip naked on slopes

Lebanese Olympic skier Jacky Chamoun is in trouble back home for posing topless for an Austrian sports calendar several years ago.

International Olympic Committee reinstates India at Sochi after ban

The International Olympic Committee has reinstated India, allowing its athletes to once again compete under their country's flag after a ban of more than a year.

What you didn't see in Sochi

Nobody looks to Olympic opening ceremonies for historical exactitude. Yet the brutal denialism of the opening spectacle at the 2014 Sochi Games should anger and sadden every viewer -- and Russian viewers most of all.

USA bobsledder, trapped in Sochi bathroom, punches his way out

American bobsledder Johnny Quinn is the Olympics' version of the Incredible Hulk. Or something like that. Quinn was in his bathroom in Russia's Olympic Village in Sochi when the door jammed Saturday.

Winter Olympics: Top 5 memorable moments

The Sochi games are sure to have their share of photo-finishes and heart-stopping action. It's the stuff the Olympics are made of, Amanda Davies takes a look at five memorable moments from past Olympics.

Olympic Watch: Curling competition heats up in Vegas

Ice and Las Vegas don't usually go hand-in-hand, but it's all changing this weekend with the Continental Cup of Curling.

Las Cruces Boxers head to USA Boxing National Championships

Ayanna Vasquez, age 17 of Las Cruces and Edmund Guzman, age 16 of Las Cruces will compete in the 2012 USA Boxing National Tournament to be held in Fort Carson, Colorado beginning this Monday, February 27th thru Saturday March 3rd.

U.S., Mexico Added to Olympic Qualifying Groups

The U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team was drawn into Group A of the 2012 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament and will face Canada, Cuba and El Salvador. The teams will play their group matches from March 22-26 at LP Field in Nashville.

Youth Track Team in El Paso Sends 68 to Junior Olympics!

Team Bliss, a local youth track and field team in El Paso, has recently dominated the region in Track and Field.

Age Just a Number for World Master Athletes

Several local runners are competing at the World Masters Championships this weekend in California. More than 4,800 athletes from 93 countries have entered the 19th World Masters Athletics (WMA) Outdoor Stadia Championships in Sacramento.

Dudley Aming to Throw His Way to Junior Olympic Championship

Anthony Dudley is the defending discus gold medalist for the Junior Olympics and he hopes to not only retain his title, but add some hardware to his trophy shelf.

Michael Courtney Competes in USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Former Franklin Cougar and Sam Houston State Bearkat Michael Courtney competed in the 400 meter preliminaries of the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Courtney is the raining U.S.