Tyson Gay, Trayvon Bromell eliminated in 100m heats at USATF Outdoors - OlympicTalk (blog)
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OlympicTalk (blog)Tyson Gay, Trayvon Bromell eliminated in 100m heats at USATF OutdoorsOlympicTalk (blog)Starting in 2005, Gay had qualified for every Olympics and world championships except for 2011. He also was taken off the 2013 Worlds team for failing a drug test. Gay is the last man to outsprint Usain Bolt at an Olympics or worlds, sweeping the 100m ...and more
India Olympic body eyes bid for 2032 Games - NBC Sports - OlympicTalk (blog)
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OlympicTalk (blog)India Olympic body eyes bid for 2032 Games - NBC SportsOlympicTalk (blog)Year-round Olympic programming will start with the summer's biggest events.and more
Play in Polish theatre accused of inciting audience to murder
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Prosecutors investigating The Curse, which condemns authorities for failing to respond to allegations of child abuse by clergyThe producers of a controversial play in Poland are being investigated by state prosecutors over allegations they are inciting the audience to murder. The Curse (Klątwa) is being staged at Teatr Powszechny in Warsaw and is directed by Oliver Frljić, a Croatian director. It examines the relationship between the Polish Catholic church and the state, and condemns the authori
Paris turn on magic for 2024 Olympics: Running on River Seine - FRANCE 24
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FRANCE 24Paris turn on magic for 2024 Olympics: Running on River SeineFRANCE 24Divers plunged into the Seine and sprinters raced on a floating track as the French capital turned into a giant Olympic park on Friday in a final push to win the rights for the 2024 Olympic Games. Paris and US rival Los Angeles are the only two cities ...Intel Announces Deal to Bring Virtual Reality Tech to the OlympicsFuturismParis turns into Olympic park as part of push to host 2024 GamesReutersParis Shows Off In Ra
Justin Gatlin, Tori Bowie win 100m at USATF Outdoor Championships - OlympicTalk (blog)
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Idaho Press-TribuneJustin Gatlin, Tori Bowie win 100m at USATF Outdoor ChampionshipsOlympicTalk (blog)Hardee, 33, captured the 2009 and 2011 World Championships, beating the now-retired Ashton Eaton, plus a 2012 Olympic silver medal. He withdrew on the second day of the 2016 Olympic Trials decathlon after suffering a left hamstring injury on the first ...Justin Gatlin Isn't Done Yet, Beats Christian Coleman For US TitleFloTrackJustin Gatlin holds off youngsters to win 100 at nationalsIdaho P
Father of South Pasadena boy missing for two months is arrested on suspicion of murder
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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detectives arrested the father of a 5-year-old boy who has been missing for more than two months on suspicion of murder. The arrest comes after an extensive search for the boy that reached from Santa Barbara and South Pasadena down to Orange County. Officials have not...
'I wanted the building to fly': Renzo Piano's Santander gallery opens
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Spain’s €80m levitating Centro Botín showcases nautical flair and offers visitors easy access to waterfront for first timeTwo great hull-like forms stand on the seafront in Santander, northern Spain, clad in thousands of pearlescent discs, like a pair of ships encrusted with exotic barnacles. Jacked up 6 metres (20ft) into the air on slender white pillars, allowing views through to the water, this is the new Centro Botín, an €80m (£70m) art gallery by Renzo Piano, which opened to the public on F
Kings take Gabe Vilardi at No. 11 in NHL draft; Nico Hischier selected first overall by Devils
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The Kings, in the unaccustomed position of choosing early in the NHL draft after a few years of success and other years of trading away their first-round selection, chose Windsor center Gabe Vilardi as the 11th pick in the annual draft, held Friday in Chicago. Vilardi, who stands 6-foot-3, scored...
Women's canoe added to 2020 Olympics, opening doors for female athletes - CBC.ca
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CBC.caWomen's canoe added to 2020 Olympics, opening doors for female athletesCBC.ca... Vincent is already looking ahead to the 2020 Olympics. She's from Mississauga, Ont., but moved to Halifax in 2014 to attend Dalhousie University and to continue her high-level training. Vincent won a gold medal at the 2016 Under 23 World ...
Rashad McCants: Olympics 'part of the rollout plan' for Big3 league - Sporting News
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Sporting NewsRashad McCants: Olympics 'part of the rollout plan' for Big3 leagueSporting NewsThe International Olympic Committee recently added 3-on-3 basketball to the Games, and McCants said that was “part of the rollout plan” when rapper Ice Cube and entertainment executive Jeff Kwatinetz founded the new 3-on-3 professional league this year.
First person: How the Bill Cosby trial was — and wasn't — like some of Hollywood's best legal dramas
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A journalist from a big city wakes up in the same one-horse Pennsylvania town every day hoping for something — anything — to be different. ‎He trudges off to see men in long black garments make pronouncements, wondering why his life has come to this — wondering why, no matter what he does, the...
Elaine Thompson will not double at world championships
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Olympic 100m and 200m champion Elaine Thompson will not race the 200m at the world track and field championships in August, her coach reportedly said this week. Thompson entered only the 100m at the Jamaican Championships this weekend and won ...
USA runner attempts qualifying for World Championship while 5 months pregnant
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But seeing men get to have families and still compete against the best in the world makes Montaño want to close the gender gap in the sport. "I decide I also want a family as well as part of a fulfillment in my life, as well. The only reason we’re ...
Paralympics 2018: Para-skiing world champion Mitch Gourley rock climbing his way to Winter Games - ABC Online
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ABC OnlineParalympics 2018: Para-skiing world champion Mitch Gourley rock climbing his way to Winter GamesABC OnlineA gold medal at the para-skiing world championships might seem like the perfect lead-up to the 2018 Paralympics. But Mitch Gourley is taking his achievement with a grain of salt. "It's a bit like being the minor premier going into a grand final, it ...
Coppell Special Olympics 5K and fun run set for July 1 - Star Local Media
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Star Local MediaCoppell Special Olympics 5K and fun run set for July 1Star Local MediaGet some exercise and a great view of the newly renovated Andrew Brown Park system all while supporting the Special Olympics at the 8th Annual Get You In Shape Coppell 5K and Fun Run. This year's event will begin at 8 a.m. at Andrew Brown Park West,
Laguna council to adopt two-year budget Tuesday
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The Laguna Beach City Council on Tuesday is expected to adopt the city’s budget for the next two fiscal years, which proposes a 20% general fund reserve of $11.8 million, according to a staff report. Laguna’s proposed operating and capital projects budget totals $94.2 million for 2017-18 and $96.3...
Russia's worst day
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...this is a test. this is only an olympic blog test. do not be alarmed. do not summon chechnyans ...
Security heightened? Or paranoia?
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...this is a test. this is only an olympic blog test. do not be alarmed. do not summon chechnyans ...
A bacon wish come true?
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...this is a test. this is only an olympic blog test. do not be alarmed. do not summon chechnyans ...
Medals from the stars
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...this is a test. this is only an olympic blog test. do not be alarmed. do not summon chechnyans ...
Bettman to talk about NHL's Olympic future
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...this is a test. this is only an olympic blog test. do not be alarmed. do not summon chechnyans ...
South Korea president calls for North Korea at PyeongChang Olympics
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea President Moon Jae-in said Saturday he hopes to see North Korean athletes at next year’s Winter Olympics in South Korea to ease tensions over the North’s nuclear program. Moon made the comments during the opening ...
Los Angeles is closer to hosting another Olympics, while few cities can stay in race
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LOS ANGELES — It’s an oft-repeated quip from Mayor Eric Garcetti when he discusses the 88% support in Los Angeles for the city’s Olympic bid. In his business, almost nothing polls that well — not even sunshine. It’s a line Garcetti has been able ...
Report: Former Canucks bench boss Desjardins to coach Canada at Olympics
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Willie Desjardins’ time behind the Canucks bench ended in April, following three seasons, one playoff appearance, two years in which they finished near the bottom of the standings, and plenty of questions about deployment issues and his usage of younger ...
Pizarro: The Olympics of improv comedy comes to San Jose
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Downtown San Jose is going to be a very funny place starting Wednesday as the ComedySportz World Championships bring some 250 improv players to town. “There are ComedySportz players all over the world, and this is the big event of the year,” said Jeff ...
Senior Olympics to undergo change for 2017
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Nursing home administrators, hospice agency employees and others involved in Senior care met Wednesday for a preliminary meeting regarding this year’s Senior Olympics. The event, which began as a fun day out for Seniors at the IOOF Park with games ...
The box that rocks you to sleep
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Enough of the screaming roars of London 2012 crowds. All is silent and reverential at the Copper Box in Stratford’s Olympic Park. The venue for Olympic handball is now hosting goalball, played by blind Paralympians or those with partial sight. Blindfolded to ensure all players have equal (dis)ability, the three players on each side defend a goal 1.3m high and 9m wide. Goals are scored by rolling the ball at high speeds of up to 60kms an hour. Players defending their goals prostrate themselves ac
That ticketing system was inadvertently genius
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For all its foibles, shortcomings, and outright fails, the ticketing system of the London 2012 Olympic Games had us hooked. At its mercy, we were stuck refreshing the page again and again hoping to strike Olympic pay dirt.
Cafu “The Commuter Train” stops at Wembley
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Cafu, Brazil’s former football captain, known in his playing days as “The Commuter Train” for his constant motion, is sitting on a sofa in a Knightsbridge hotel. Gone are the days when the full-back won two world cups. Now aged 42, he spends much of his time running his Fundacao Cafu, his foundation for social inclusion. Cafu is in London to see Brazil’s men’s football team seek their first Olympic gold in the final against Mexico at Wembley (more of that later). But he also just wants to see an
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Dreaming of the Olympics at frisbee beach world championships
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Around 130 teams from 39 nations were in Royan, France, on Friday for the Ultimate Frisbee world championships, a sport which is still little-known in France. Invented in the US in the 60s, this sport could be added to the official list of events for the ...
South Korean official - Too late to host 2018 Olympics with North Korea
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Unlike the World Cup, which has yet to be awarded, South Korea already has the 2018 Olympics, which are due to kick off in February in the mountain resort town of Pyeongchang, northeast of Seoul.
Gore places third at Junior Olympics
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Southwestern Oregon Community College Judo Club member Conor Gore competed in the USA Judo Junior Olympics last weekend in Spokane, Wash. Gore, age 13, placed third in the domestic lightweight (64 kilograms) division. The Reedsport student was among 650 ...
Olympic taekwondo stars eager to renew rivalry at world championships
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MUJU, South Korea, June 24 (Yonhap) -- Two taekwondo stars from last year's Summer Olympics said Saturday they look forward to renewing their rivalry at the ongoing world championships in South Korea. Lee Dae-hoon of South Korea, the bronze medalist in the ...
SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation - Wichita Eagle
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Washington PostSKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participationWichita EagleSouth Korea President Moon Jae-in said Saturday he hopes to see North Korean athletes at next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea to ease tensions over the North's nuclear program. Moon made the comments during the opening ceremony of the world
North Korea competing in Winter Olympics could 'provide a turning point for reconciliation' with South Korea - TVNZ
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North Korea competing in Winter Olympics could 'provide a turning point for reconciliation' with South KoreaTVNZMoon made the comments during the opening ceremony of the world taekwondo championships in the South Korean town of Muju, where a North Korean delegation led by International Olympic Committee member Chang Ung was also present.
SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation - The Daily Progress
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Washington PostSKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participationThe Daily ProgressMoon made the comments during the opening ceremony of the world taekwondo championships in the South Korean town of Muju, where a North Korean delegation led by International Olympic Committee member Chang Ung was also present.(LEAD) Moon says sports can create peace, invites N. Korea to PyeongChang OlympicsYonhap Newsall 63 news articles
Paris 2024 holds 100m race on Seine River for Olympic Day - OlympicTalk (blog)
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Voice of AmericaParis 2024 holds 100m race on Seine River for Olympic DayOlympicTalk (blog)PARIS (AP) — High-divers plunged into the River Seine, trampoline athletes somersaulted inside the Petit Palais art museum and runners raced on a floating track as Paris turned some of its world-famous landmarks over to sports on Friday in hopes of
Justin Gatlin wants to be part of history with Usain Bolt in London - CBC.ca
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OlympicTalk (blog)Justin Gatlin wants to be part of history with Usain Bolt in LondonCBC.caWhile Bolt was racking up world and Olympic gold medals, Gatlin won bronze at the 2012 London Olympics followed by silver at the 2013 and 2015 world championships and at last year's Rio Games. This season has been a struggle with various injuries, but
Lessons for London from the Beijing Olympics
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This is one of the final posts on the Beijing Olympics Blog – the experiment is coming to an end, and to be honest, since getting back from China Bob has found it hard to summon up the time and enthusiasm to keep posting. To sign off it’s time to review the Beijing Olympics and […]