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Martin Fourcade and the emotional rollercoaster of the PyeongChang 2018 Games - Olympic News  Olympics

Martin Fourcade, the best biathlete in history along with Ole Einar Bjørndalen, the man with seven consecutive victories in the World Cup general ranking, ...

Olympics
North and South Korea Want to Host the 2032 Olympics Together  TIME

North and South Korea are planning to launch a joint bid to host the 2032 summer Olympics together, the Guardian reports. The Koreas are expected to present ...

TIME
Parks Making Progress On New Olympic Indoor Swim Center  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

A lot has happened at the corner of Ridge and Euclid avenues since the Arlington Heights Park Board of Commissioners broke ground at the Olympic Indoor ...

Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
Volunteers reflect on PyeongChang 2018 experience - Olympic News  Olympics

Two young members of that well-drilled army of volunteers, known as the Passion Crew, were Chulwon Patrick Park and Tyler Son. One year on from the XXIII ...

Olympics
Steamboat Springs' Dierdorff and Kauf see success at World Championships after Olympic year  Steamboat Pilot & Today

Steamboat Springs Olympians medal at World Championships after falling short of podiums at Olympics.

Steamboat Pilot & Today
Analysis: FIS Worlds in Park City: like, but also definitely unlike, a Winter Olympics  The Park Record

The FIS World Championships closing ceremonies on Main Street on Sunday ended the largest winter-sports event in Utah since the 2002 Winter Olympics.

The Park Record
Olympic gold medalist John Naber speaking March 5 at UNK  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY – Olympic gold medalist and television broadcaster John Naber will be the featured speaker March 5 during Ethics Day at the University of Nebraska ...

Kearney Hub
Milestone: Olympic Medical Center lauds clinical documentation specialists  Sequim Gazette

PORT ANGELES (February 8, 2019) – Scott Kennedy, chief medical officer at Olympic Medical Center, recognized.

Sequim Gazette
Olympic MTB hopefuls: USAC's criteria tough but fair  VeloNews

Team USA prioritizes two key mountain bike races in selection criteria for Tokyo Olympics. American riders face a big challenge, but they say it is fair. America's ...

VeloNews
Japan Olympic poster girl Rikako Ikee diagnosed with leukaemia  South China Morning Post

Japan's swim queen Rikako Ikee, a poster girl for next year's Tokyo Olympics, has been diagnosed with leukaemia, the 18-year-old tweeted on Tuesday.

South China Morning Post
Olympics: Athlete-led group forms to drive change in sporting world  Reuters

Athletes around the world must be at the forefront of shaping the future of global sport, British Olympic cycling champion Callum Skinner said on Wednesday as ...

Reuters
Celebrating Black History Month: Archie Williams went from Olympic gold medalist to weather officer in the Air Force  AccuWeather.com

Archie Williams was a world-renowned Olympic athlete, but he accomplished so much more in his remarkable career.

AccuWeather.com
The 2020 Olympic medals may be partially made out of old iPhones  9to5Mac

The 2020 Olympic medals may be partly made from old iPhones. Tokyo's organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has announced ...

9to5Mac
Games of New Horizons - Olympic News  Olympics

It only seems like yesterday that we were celebrating a world united by sport in peaceful competition at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

Olympics
Olympic Highlights 04/02/2019 - Olympic News  Olympics

IOC ACTIVITIES PrEsident IOC President Thomas Bach was in Beijing to meet Chinese State leader President Xi Jinping following a week looking at the ...

Olympics
Olympic Highlights 15/01/2019 - Olympic News  Olympics

Another highly symbolic step was taken when a joint Korean team played hosts Germany at the opening match of the Handball World Championship 2019 in the ...

Olympics
Ice skating in China: a centuries-old story - Olympic News  Olympics

Figure skating ranks third in the list of disciplines in which China has won the most medals at the Winter Games, after short track speed skating and freestyle ...

Olympics
Baywatch Star Partners with Olympic Medalist to Launch Vegan Podcast  VegNews

Actress Alexandra Paul and Olympic cyclist Dotsie Bausch will discuss all-things plant-based every Tuesday on their new Switch4Good podcast.

VegNews
Gaffe-prone Olympics minister slammed for saying he is 'really disappointed' over swimmer Ikee's leukemia diagnosis  The Japan Times

Gaffe-prone Olympics minister Yoshitaka Sakurada apologized Wednesday for making comments he acknowledged "lacked consideration" for star Rikako Ikee's ...

The Japan Times
Olympic Highlights 22/01/2019 - Olympic News  Olympics

IOC ACTIVITIES President Fourteen IOC commissions met in Lausanne (Switzerland) from 14 to 20 January. IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed each of the ...

Olympics
What athletes eat -- Olympic thrower Deanna Price's pre-workout protein pasta  ESPN

Deanna Price's favorite meal to prep her body for a grueling training day? This turkey pasta recipe.

ESPN
Caster Semenya: Olympic champion should be classed as biologically male, says IAAF  The Times

Caster Semenya, the Olympic women's 800 metres champion, should be classed as a “biological male” who identifies as female, lawyers for athletics' governing ...

The Times
Olympic Champion Mireia Belmonte Is Back With Gwangju In Sight  SwimSwam

Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte of Spain had a rather quiet 2018 in the pool, but is back with a *fresh* mind and spirit.

SwimSwam
North Olympic Land Trust announces 2019 Outstanding in the Field Award candidates  Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Land Trust has nominated three candidates for this year's Out Standing in the Field Award and is seeking public input on ...

Peninsula Daily News
As Paris has Olympic struggles, L.A. should watch, learn and plan for 2028 Games  Los Angeles Times

The 2028 Summer Olympics are still almost 10 years off, but Los Angeles would do well to keep an eye on Paris as that city prepares for the 2024 Games.

Los Angeles Times
From Martial Art to Olympic Sport - PART 3  International Judo Federation

For many centuries, almost unknown, the world discover the Land of the Rising sun in the second half of the 19th century. It must be said that the West was ...

International Judo Federation
Olympics: Japan's Olympic Committee head to miss meeting - IOC  Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Japan's Olympic Committee chief Tsunekazu Takeda, investigated in France for suspected corruption linked to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, will ...

Reuters
2-time Olympic swimmer to become U.S. citizen  The Mercury News

OAKLAND – One of around 1,800 people to become U.S. citizens on Wednesday in Oakland will be a two-time Olympic swimmer, according to the department of ...

The Mercury News
US Olympic Committee Deploying Tech Fund to Prep Athletes for Tokyo  SportTechie

When Team USA travels to Tokyo next summer for the Olympics, athletes will be armed with tech meant to help them achieve podium wins.

SportTechie
UK Sport wants £3bn funding so Team GB can top Olympic medal table  shropshirestar.com

The elite sport agency has given government three quotes for post-2020 funding: a fifth less, the same and double, with the latter bringing top spot.

shropshirestar.com
Olympic gold medalist Sohrab Moradi to undergo spinal surgery  Tehran Times

TEHRAN – Iran's Olympic gold medalist Sohrab Moradi will undergo spinal surgery, Gholamreza Norouzi, Iran's Sports Medicine Federation, announced.

Tehran Times
Panama Olympic Committee launch fundraising drive for 2019-2020  Insidethegames.biz

The Panama Olympic Committee (COP) has launched its fundraising programme for 2019 and 2020.

Insidethegames.biz
Volunteers, an essential ingredient of the Winter YOG Lausanne 2020  Olympics

They are called the “Games-makers”, and no Olympic Games can take place without them. They are the volunteers, and they perform, in their thousands, a wide ...

Olympics
Olympic Gold Medalist Pernille Blume Undergoes Heart Surgery  SwimSwam

Denmark's Olympic gold medalist Pernille Blume underwent heart surgery in January. According to the Danish Swimming Federation, the operation to close a ...

SwimSwam
Olympic BMX coach visits Cambria Co. school  WJAC Johnstown

Central Cambria students got a visit from an Olympic coach Thursday morning, but he wasn't there to talk about sports. Tony Hoffman is a BMX coach from ...

WJAC Johnstown
Olympic Gold Medalist Pitcher Cat Osterman Talks About Her Return To USA Softball's National Team  TeamUSA.org

It's been just over a decade since softball was last included in the Olympic Games, and just over a decade since Japan stunned Team USA in the gold-medal ...

TeamUSA.org
IOC sanctions one athlete for failing anti-doping tests at London 2012 - Olympic News  Olympics

The protection of clean athletes and the fight against doping are top priorities for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as outlined in Olympic Agenda 2020 ...

Olympics
Olympic Silver Medalist Steele Johnson Undergoes Another Foot Surgery  SwimSwam

Purdue diving senior and 2016 Rio olympic Synchronized 10-meter Diving Silver medlaist Steele Johnson has reported that he underwent a another surgery in ...

SwimSwam
Ali Center screens documentary honoring female athletes who broke Olympic color barrier  WLKY Louisville

The Tigerbelles were a group of 40 African-American female athletes who broke the color barrier at the Olympics.

WLKY Louisville
Olympic skater Wylie hopes to revitalize sport | Sports  Santa Fe New Mexican

If we get a couple of serious athletes who turn into stars, we'll see people say, 'Oh, that's a real cool sport, that's fun to do,' ” Paul Wylie said.

Santa Fe New Mexican
Gracie Gold’s Battle for Olympic Glory Ended in a Fight to Save Herself  The New York Times

Gold appeared to be a gold medal favorite in figure skating for the 2018 Winter Games. Then her mental health unraveled, and a cry for help became her boldest ...

The New York Times
Matti Nykanen, Finnish ski jump champion who won four Olympic gold medals, dies at 55  Washington Post

Matti Nykanen, a Finnish ski jumping champion who won four Olympics titles in the 1980s and later struggled with alcohol abuse and outbursts of violent ...

Washington Post
S Korean Olympic authorities promise action after sex abuse accusations  CNN

Seoul (CNN) South Korea's Olympic Committee has apologized to athletes who have come forward in recent weeks with abuse claims, rocking the East Asian ...

CNN
World Campus student hopes to win fencing medal for Brazil in 2020 Olympics  Penn State News

Ana Beatriz DiRienzo Bulcão hopes to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and win a medal for Brazil. Bulcão hopes eventually to use her business ...

Penn State News
US Olympic Committee Announces Schedule For 2019 Team USA Champions Series, Presented By Xfinity  TeamUSA.org

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee announced today the schedule for the 2019 Team USA Champions Series, presented by ...

TeamUSA.org
Temple to the Goddess: New findings change what we know about male-only Olympics Games  Haaretz

Pausanius was right: Priestesses of Demeter were, alone among women, allowed to watch the ancient Grecian games, from their temple now found by the ...

Haaretz
EGEB: Beijing Olympics go green, Florida solar goals, Brown U. green deals  Electrek

Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, and political review/analysis of important green energy news. Today in EGEB, the Beijing Winter ...

Electrek
Electric Bike Trials To Become An Olympic Sport?  InsideEVs

FIM is petitioning the International Olympic Committee to include Trial-E as an Olympic sport.

InsideEVs
Olympic (NC) CB Demarcus Griffin-Taylor Commits to Utah State  247Sports

The Utah State coaching staff got some unexpected news on the night of February 1st, Olympic (NC) defensive back Demarcus Griffin-Taylor had verbally ...

247Sports
Snow response on the Olympic Peninsula  KING5.com

See how people in towns on the Olympic Peninsula are responding to February's record snowfall with KING 5's Chris Farley.

KING5.com
Local Race Car Drivers bowl with Special Olympic Athletes  WSAW

Race car drivers from throughout north central Wisconsin arrived at Day's Bowl-A-Dome lanes in Wausau to bowl with special Olympic athletes and children.

WSAW
Olympic Snowboard Silver Medalist Max Parrot Diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma  Bleacher Report

Snowboarding star Max Parrot was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma in December after undergoing a biopsy for a bump on his neck. "It was tough to hear the ...

Bleacher Report
French Olympic probe raises questions about Japanese firm  News & Observer

French probe into alleged vote-buying connected with the Tokyo Olympics has raised questions about Japanese advertising and marketing agency Dentsu.

News & Observer
Olympic gold medalist pays visit to Black Swamp Curling Center  Toledo Blade

BOWLING GREEN — Black Swamp Curling Center provided a pleasant surprise for first-time curlers this past weekend — the chance to square off against an ...

Toledo Blade
Troops in Europe to settle score at historic Olympic hockey rink  Stars and Stripes

The Alpine Classic Hockey Tournament will be held at the same hockey rink used in the 1936 Olympic Games in Garmisch.

Stars and Stripes
Olympic hockey star responds to 4-year-old inspired by her skating skills  ABC News

After a young Canadian girl saw professional hockey star Kendall Coyne Schofield stun in the NHL skills competition, it inspired her to do a little on-ice drill of ...

ABC News
Derby City Curling Club introduces Olympic sport to Kentucky  WLKY Louisville

The Derby City Curling Club was formed less than a year ago and more than 400 people have signed up for lessons since.

WLKY Louisville
US Olympic champion’s fitness centre officially opens in Dubai  Time Out Dubai

Michael Johnson Performance Dubai will offer personal training sessions, sports nutrition and high-performance training programs for professional athletes ...

Time Out Dubai
Special Olympics Winter Games close amid bad weather, positive energy  TribDem.com

Tuesday's sloppy weather may have impeded activities for many in the region, however the show went on at Seven Springs Mountain Resort on the final day of ...

TribDem.com
Olympic rowing gold medallist Maximilian Reinelt dies aged 30  Daily Mail

Maximilian Reinelt, an Olympic gold medallist rower from Germany who was a long-time member of the country's successful men's eights crew, has died aged ...

Daily Mail
Next Olympics Marathon Course Has Dangerous “Hot Spots” for Spectators  Eos

Spectators' health may be jeopardized by high heat loads along the 2020 Olympics marathon course in Tokyo, a bicycle-mounted meteorological survey found.

Eos
The story behind UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's perfect 10, viral routine  USA TODAY

For UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi, performing wasn't always fun. You wouldn't be able to tell by watching her most recent viral floor routine.

USA TODAY
Local boxing club offers youth, adults opportunity to train like an olympic athlete  East Idaho News

IDAHO FALLS – Two competitors get into the ring. Their hearts are pounding and the crowd is pumped. When the bell rings, they stand with fists close to their ...

East Idaho News
Olympic medalist Gus Kenworthy on taking on new role in 'American Horror Story'  ABC News

Gus Kenworthy will join the cast of "American Horror Story" for its ninth season.

ABC News
Snow-to-rain transition expected on the North Olympic Peninsula  Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Things are about to get wet on the North Olympic Peninsula as snowfall is expected to transition into rain at lower elevations. Snow began to ...

Peninsula Daily News
For Mark Turgeon’s Terps, a night with Special Olympics athletes brings joy and perspective  The Washington Post

For the fourth straight year, the Maryland coach hosted local Special Olympians at a clinic.

The Washington Post
Bob Costas leaving NBC, where he spent four decades and hosted Olympics  WIS10

Costas joined NBC Sports in 1979 and became the voice of the Olympics for the network, as well as covering baseball, football, basketball and horse racing.

WIS10
AIBA Faces New Threat in Working Out Issues For 2020 Olympics  BoxingScene.com

Amateur boxing faces a breakaway threat ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after its international federation elected a president accused of ties to organized ...

BoxingScene.com
Lake Co. dancers to compete in Special Olympics World Games  News 5 Cleveland

A local dance team is looking to raise money so they can compete at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

News 5 Cleveland
International triathlete squad gears up for Olympics in Taranaki  Stuff.co.nz

Coach Jamie Turner often trains triathletes in Taranaki because the region is an "Olympic gold medalist environment".

Stuff.co.nz
Taking the plunge for Special Olympics  WANE

Even with the chilly temperatures on Saturday, many people made their way out to Metea County Park to take the polar plunge.

WANE
Former U.S. figure skating champion dies by suicide after being suspended from sport  USA TODAY

John Coughlin, a two-time U.S. pairs champion who was suspended Thursday evening by the U.S. Center for SafeSport and U.S. Figure Skating, died Friday, ...

USA TODAY
Swimming: Swimming - Tokyo Olympics medal hopeful Ikee diagnosed with leukaemia  The Star Online

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee, who won six titles at last year's Asian Games and was considered a strong medal contender for the 2020 ...

The Star Online
Get ready for the next round: More snow expected for Olympic Peninsula  Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Sun and clear skies Sunday offered North Olympic Peninsula residents a short chance to get out of the house before snowfall is expected to ...

Peninsula Daily News
San Luis Obispo law enforcement selected for Special Olympics Torch Run  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

Hundreds of people, including actor and reserve deputy Lou Ferrigno, celebrated Special Olympics and cheered on two law enforcement officials who will take ...

KSBY San Luis Obispo News
Arizona Special Olympics basketball team to represent US on world stage  KTAR.com

A Valley-based coed basketball team was selected to represent the United States at the World Special Olympics Games in Abu Dhabi in March.

KTAR.com
Special Olympics cheerleaders compete in West Regional Competition  WLKY Louisville

More than 100 Special Olympics Kentucky cheerleaders hit the mat Saturday at Fern Creek High School for the West Regional Cheerleading Competition.

WLKY Louisville
 

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