1. Beijing Hires Jackie Chan to Sing for 2022 Bid

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 4 months ago 9 reads 0 comments

  2. Track Phenom Ready for Pro Track Career

    Kaylin Whitney, the sprinter who celebrated her 17th birthday by announcing a professional contract with Nike on Monday, wants to make this summer's World Championships team and, the following year, become the youngest U...

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  3. Rome 2024 Expands Bid Team, Opens New Offices

    Rome's Olympic bid has made two new appointments and announced the location of its headquarters. Claudia Bugno was named general coordinator and Simone Perillo as international relations and planning manager...

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  4. French, Russian Paralympians Sweep Events at IPC

    France's Marie Bochet and Russia's Aleksey Bugaev swept all five respective men's and women's standing events at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships over the last week.....

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  5. Swimming's 'Beautiful Boy' Looks to Sink Phelps

    (CNN)It was always going to take an extraordinary performance from a very talented swimmer to beat Michael Phelps at his favorite event in an Olympic final...

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  6. WATCH: Oscar Pistorius Plays Soccer in Jail with Radovan Krejcir

    This footage obtained by the Daily Sun reportedly shows Oscar Pistorius playing football in jail with notorious Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir. Watch the full video here...

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  7. Yarnold Plots 2018 Olympic Defence

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  8. Christie to Race in Russian Worlds

    Christie's maternal grandmother died earlier this month, whilst her paternal grandmother also passed away last year...

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  9. France Mourns Loss of 'National Treasure' Florence Arthaud

    (CNN)One of 10 people killed in the collision of two helicopters in Argentina, France's Florence Arthaud has been described as a "national treasure" by fellow sailor Shirley Robertson...

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  10. Martha Karolyi on Simone Biles' Dominance, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman Returns

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  11. Rousey: I Could Still Win Gold, but Olympic Chapter Is Closed

    UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey believes she could still win Olympic gold. Rousey, a 2008 Olympic judo bronze medalist, is 11-0 in four years as a professional mixed martial ...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 4 months ago 1,153 reads 1 comments

  12. Deval Patrick, Pals Facing an Ethical Challenge

    Former Gov. Deval Patrick, who scored a $7,500-a-day consulting gig with Boston 2024, will walk a fine ethical line as he and members of his former inner circle lobby for the Summer ...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 4 months ago 7 reads 0 comments

  13. 3 French Athletes, Including 2 Former Olympians, Die in Helicopter Accident

    Ten people died on Monday in a helicopter crash in Argentina. Among those who perished were famed sailor Florence Arthaud and former French Olympians Camille Muffat and Alexis Vastine, per The Telegraph 's Josie Ensor ...

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  14. French Olympians Filming Reality TV Survival Show Killed in Helicopter Crash...

    A group of French sports stars participating in a reality TV show were among 10 people killed Monday when their helicopters collided in mid-air while filming in northwestern Argentina...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 months ago 17 reads 0 comments

  15. Olympic Gold Medalist Camille Muffat Killed in Helicopter Crash in Argentina

    Retired French swimmer Camille Muffat is reported to have died in a helicopter crash while filming a reality TV show in Argentina...

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  16. Beijing's 2022 Bid Sparks Chinese Skiing Boom

    CHONGLI, China — With Beijing readying another Olympic bid — this time for the 2022 Winter Games — more and more of China's middle class are discovering the millennia-old pastime of skiing...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 4 months ago 9 reads 0 comments

  17. Japan Launches Official 'Ninja Council' for 2020

    Japanese officials have established a “ninja council” in order to boost tourism ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, a report said...

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  18. How 2 Beach Town Teens Resurrected U.S. Aerials

    MADISON, Conn. — Mac Bohonnon, then 15, was on Facebook catching up with his longtime friend Kiley McKinnon...

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  19. Meet Team USA's 35 'Women of Winter'

    At the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, U.S. women would have ranked among the top-10 nations in the overall medals standings. During the 2014-15 winter sports season.....

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 4 months ago 13 reads 0 comments

  20. Meet America's Rising Table Tennis Star

    GAITHERSBURG, Md. — A four-time world team member and national doubles table tennis champion, Han Xiao just barely missed a spot to compete for the USA in the Beijing Olympics in 2008...

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  21. Cycling Leaders Slammed for Letting Doping, Armstrong Win

    Cycling officials let doping flourish and broke their own rules so Lance Armstrong could cheat his way to becoming the superstar the sport badly needed, according to a scathing report into its drug culture...

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  22. Vonn Extends WC Record with Super-G Win

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany -- Lindsey Vonn of the United States won a World Cup super-G on Sunday to regain the lead in the discipline with one race remaining.....

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  23. U.S. Olympic Gymnast Jordyn Wieber Retires from Elite Gymnastics at Age 19

    Jordyn Wieber announced her retirement from elite-level gymnastics on Friday night. The 19-year-old was a member of the United States team that won all-around gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics...

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  24. DeWitt's Jordyn Wieber Retires from Gymnastics

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  25. Simone Biles Wins AT&T American Cup by Recordmargin

    Simone Biles added another title to her growing collection, taking her first AT&T American Cup all-around crown in front of home state fans in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday...

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