Shinzo Abe secures strong mandate in Japan's general election
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The Japanese prime minister’s hard line on North Korea helped him to crush opposition parties, according to exit polls
Canada?s potential Olympic starting goalie half a world away
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As the NHL opened its season, Canada?s potential Olympic starting goaltender was half a world away.
Vladimir Putin accuses ?certain American bodies? of conspiring to keep Russia out of Olympics
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The Russian president refuses to admit Russia might find itself left out because of its past doping violations.
Papa Massata Diack ‘tried to lock African votes’ to take 2020 Olympics to Tokyo
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Papa Massata Diack, accused of trying to fix bidding for Tokyo to win the 2020 Olympics, is reported to have sent an email on the voting day warning of the need to ‘lock’ African votes
Tale of 2 cities: Olympics sponsors in Pyeongchang and Tokyo
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) ? The Winter Olympics coming to South Korea in February offer an example of the Olympian efforts often required to meet corporate sponsorship goals. Tokyo tells
14th Annual Special Olympics Bocce Ball Bash
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BLOOMSBURG -- It was a Bocce Ball Bash at Bloomsburg University on Saturday. Volunteers tell Newswatch 16 more than 300 athletes with the Special Olympics descended on Columbia County. It started in 2004 with just 16 teams, and it has grown to 175 teams from more than 20 counties. One volunteer shared why he comes back year after year.
World champion skier Ilka Stuhec set to miss Olympics after ACL tear
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After seriously injuring her left knee while training in Austria, world champion skier Ilka Stuhec is almost certainly out of next year's Winter Olympics. Stuhec will undergo surgery on Wednesday.
Hundreds compete in Special Olympics bowling tournament
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BRADENTON, FL (WWSB) - Hundreds of athletes from 9 counties came out to AMF Lanes in Bradenton today to show off their skills.
Special Olympics Virginia to hold tennis fundraiser at Boar's Head
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Over a decade ago, Rick Jeffrey, Ron Manilla and Barbara Fried convened at the Boar?s Head Sports Club to discuss their vision for a one-of-a-kind Special Olympics tennis tournament in
Pole dancing and poker could be included in the Olympics
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Pole dancing and poker could become an Olympic
World Cup Final to be held under new format
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The shooting World Cup Finals will be held together for rifle/pistol and shotgun for the first time, National Rifle Association of India president Raninder Singh has announced.
London 2012 Olympics: Sunday viewer?s guide
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The U.S. men's basketball team faces Spain in a rematch of the 2008 gold medal game and the London Olympics wrap up with the Closing Ceremonies.
Spain calls on Catalans to respect its decision to impose direct rule
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Foreign minister says government is trying to reinstate order in Catalonia following unilateral independence referendum
Robert Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill ambassador after outcry
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World Health Organization chief says he has listened to concerns over appointment of Zimbabwean president
Thailand: thousands to attend extravagant cremation for King Bhumibol
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Artisans finish 50-metre three-tiered golden royal crematorium for ceremony for world’s longest-serving monarch
Poker, pole dancing, and arm wrestling may soon be Olympic sports
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If you watch the Olympics, you might see a few new competitions coming your way.
Indian women win compound team silver at Archery World Championships
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The Indian women's compound team of Trisha Deb, Lily Chanu Paonam and Jyothi Surekha Vennam bagged a silver medal at the World Archery Championships in Mexico on Saturday
Watch the World Cup for Olympic forecast
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Tracking the results of Jackson Hole skiers on the international stage will be as compelling as ever this winter. Because every World Cup race result will help determine which of
Ilias Iliadis ends retirement to fight at World Open Championships
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Judo?s youngest male Olympic champion and three-time world champion Ilias Iliadis has announced that he will come out of retirement to fight at the Open weight World Championships next month in Marrakech, Morocco. Iliadis, 30, won the Athens 2004 Olympic Games at age of 17, and enjoyed an illustrious career during which he became one of the most iconic judoka of all time.
Teams push their weight - and a Humvee - around to raise money for Special Olympics
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PITTSFIELD ? Beads of sweat rolled down the necks of athletes on an unseasonably warm Saturday morning as teams pushed a Humvee across a portion of a parking lot to raise money for the Special ?
Special Olympics athletes compete in 2017 State Fall Classic
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Although rain was in the forecast, athletes at the Louisiana Special Olympics 2017 State Fall Classic did not let that get in the way of the competition.
Police fundraise for Special Olympics at 'Tip a Cop'
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EUGENE, Ore. - Officers from local law enforcement raised money for Oregon's Special Olympic Athletes at Red Robin in Eugene on Sunday.It was a part of a nationwide fundraiser called Tip a Cop, and organizers say not only does it raise money, but it also s
Jimmy Barnes was high singing at Sydney 2000 Olympics closing ceremony
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Legendary Australian rocker Jimmy Barnes, 61, has admitted he was high while performing at the Sydney 2000 Olympics closing ceremony.
Olympic skating without Russia a risky jump for IOC | Toronto Star
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Anxiety about what punishment Russia should face for state-sanctioned systematic doping is especially high in figure skating, since its skaters have been dominant for decades.
Meet the U.S. Speed Skating team for the fall World Cup series
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What to know about the 15 U.S. speed skaters who will compete in the pre-Olympic World Cup events
South Korea stresses safety of Pyeongchang Olympics to diplomats, companies
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By Christine Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's foreign ministry stressed the Pyeongchang Olympics will be safe from North Korean provocations in a briefing to diplomats and executives at foreign companies in the country on Friday, as concerns persist over tensions with the North. Officials and