Olympics

Olympics Day 12 - Athletics

Vegas Odds Makers: Los Angeles, Boston Have Better Shot Than San Francisco To Host 2024 Olympics

The United States hasn’t hosted the Summer Olympics since Atlanta in 1996. San Francisco could be in the running for the games that will take place 10 years from now, but odds makers said other U.S. cities have a better shot at hosting the Olympics.

12/18/2014

Olympics Day 10 - Athletics

Bay Area Officially In Running For 2024 Olympic Summer Games

The U.S. Olympic Committee will make a bid for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, and that means the Bay Area is officially in the running.

12/16/2014

The Olympic rings are seen at Tower Bridge as part of the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

San Francisco To Bid On Hosting The 2024 Summer Olympics

San Francisco is one of four finalist cities being considered for a U.S. bid to host the Olympic Games.

11/20/2014

Louis Zamperini presents an award at the 2011 Golden Goggles at JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE on November 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images for USA Swimming)

WWII Hero, Olympian Louis Zamperini Dies At 97

Louis Zamperini had been battling pneumonia in recent days. He passed away in Southern California, surrounded by his family.

07/03/2014

A pregnant Alysia Montano runs in the opening round of the women's 800 meter run during day 2 of the USATF Outdoor Championships at Hornet Stadium on June 26, 2014 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

8 Months Pregnant, Cal Star Runner Competes In 800 Meters At U.S. Championships

A five-time national champion and former Olympian made headlines after running in the U.S. Track and Field Championships while eight months pregnant.

06/27/2014

(Photo credit: RAPHAEL ALVES/AFP/Getty Images)

6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

Ed Lee

2024 Olympics In San Francisco? Mayor Ed Lee Admits Working Quietly For Past Year On Bid

After the U.S. Olympic Committee announced San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, and Washington, D.C. were on the short list of locations for the official national bid being submitted to the International Olympic Committee to host the 2024 summer games, Mayor Ed Lee outlined some of the next steps to make the Bay Area the host.

06/16/2014

WEYMOUTH, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10:  Mathew Belcher (R) and Malcolm Page (L) of Australia celebrate in the Olympic rings after winning gold in the Men's 470 Sailing on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland Venue at Weymouth Harbour on August 10, 2012 in Weymouth, England.  (Clive Mason/Getty Images)

First The Super Bowl, Next The 2024 Olympics In The Bay Area?

San Francisco, and by extension, the entire Bay Area is on the short list of cities being considered by the U.S. Olympic Committee for the nation’s official bid for the 2024 summer games.

06/13/2014

Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

Cal’s Missy Franklin Wins 1st NCAA Title, Shatters 200 Freestyle Record

Olympian Missy Franklin set a record in winning her first NCAA title for California on Friday and Georgia stretched its lead in the team standings on the second day of the NCAA women’s swimming and diving championships.

03/21/2014

A worker at the Harlick custom skate factory in San Carlos. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: San Carlos Firm Outfits Olympians With Custom-Made Skates

Harlick Skates in San Carlos has been making custom boots for Olympians for decades. 15-year-old Polina Edmunds will be wearing a pair of them on Wednesday when she represents the U.S. in competition.

02/18/2014

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