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Freestyle skiing: Former Olympic halfpipe champion Bowman calls time on career

American Maddie Bowman, who won the women's halfpipe freestyle skiing debut at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, announced her retirement from competition on Monday, saying she had given everything she could to..
Reuters - Published

Protests or not, politics and Olympics are intertwined

Two U.S. athletes used medal ceremonies to make political statements at the Pan Am Games last summer. While those gestures brought a strong rebuke from the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic committees, the..
CBC.ca - Published Also reported by •FOX SportsSeattle Times

Videos for Olympics

Special Olympics Floor Hockey tourney held in Bakersfield [Video]Special Olympics Floor Hockey tourney held in Bakersfield

Special Olympics Floor Hockey tourney held in Bakersfield

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Whitesboro native places fourth in YOG [Video]Whitesboro native places fourth in YOG

Reannyn Weiler and Maya Chan place fourth in women's doubles luge at YOG

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Weiler on experience and preparation at Youth Olympics [Video]Weiler on experience and preparation at Youth Olympics

Whitesboro native, Team USA Luger

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Sports Express 1-17-20 [Video]Sports Express 1-17-20

SPORTS EXPRESS

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Swim school helps athletes go to Special Olympics [Video]Swim school helps athletes go to Special Olympics

Swim school helps athletes go to Special Olympics

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Special Olympic Gold Medalist Speaks At Wilmington School [Video]Special Olympic Gold Medalist Speaks At Wilmington School

Lucy Meyer has five gold medals in swimming.

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Houston County Special Olympics kicks off at Veterans High School [Video]Houston County Special Olympics kicks off at Veterans High School

Houston County High School kicked off its Special Winter Olympics Thursday at Veterans High School.

Credit: WMGTPublished

Breakdancing In the Olympics? It Just Might Happen [Video]Breakdancing In the Olympics? It Just Might Happen

Breakdancing could be added to the Olympics. Here’s one group’s hopes for the ‘sport.’ Buzz60’s Elitsa Bizios reports.

Credit: Buzz60     Duration: 01:00Published

Powerade Gets Update Amid ‘Fast Evolution’ of Market, Says Coca-Cola Exec [Video]Powerade Gets Update Amid ‘Fast Evolution’ of Market, Says Coca-Cola Exec

Coca-Cola is giving the Powerade brand its first update in more than a decade and Shane Grant, President of the Still Beverage Division told Cheddar the time is ripe for change.

Credit: Cheddar Inc.     Duration: 02:58Published

Japan has great news for Nintendo fans [Video]Japan has great news for Nintendo fans

The Super Nintendo World theme park is set to open this summer in Osaka, just in time for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics. Here's what we know about it so far.

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2020 Dakar Rally Stage 6 - Nasser Al-Attiyah [Video]2020 Dakar Rally Stage 6 - Nasser Al-Attiyah

Interview with Nasser Al-Attiyah after Stage 6 of 2020 Dakar Rally. Three Dakar titles are not enough for Nasser Al Attiyah. The hunger for success and the pleasure of competition is what has driven..

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2020 Dakar Rally Stage 10 - Nasser Al-Attiyah [Video]2020 Dakar Rally Stage 10 - Nasser Al-Attiyah

Interview with Nasser Al-Attiyah after stage 10 of 2020 Dakar Rally. Three Dakar titles are not enough for Nasser Al Attiyah. The hunger for success and the pleasure of competition is what has driven..

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2020 Dakar Rally Stage 8 - Nasser Al-Attiyah [Video]2020 Dakar Rally Stage 8 - Nasser Al-Attiyah

Interview with Nasser Al-Attiyah after stage 8 of 2020 Dakar Rally. Three Dakar titles are not enough for Nasser Al Attiyah. The hunger for success and the pleasure of competition is what has driven..

Credit: AutoMotions     Duration: 00:41Published

Kipchoge and Bekele to go head to head in this year's London Marathon [Video]Kipchoge and Bekele to go head to head in this year's London Marathon

Distance stars Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele will go head to head in April's London Marathon

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Japan's Super Nintendo World Theme Park to Open This Summer [Video]Japan's Super Nintendo World Theme Park to Open This Summer

Japan's Super Nintendo World Theme Park to Open This Summer It will be located in the city of Osaka. It will debut around the same time as this year's Olympic games in Tokyo, which start on July 24...

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World's thinnest condoms to be used at Tokyo Olympics [Video]World's thinnest condoms to be used at Tokyo Olympics

Athletes at this summer's Olympics in Tokyo will receive condoms with a width of just 0.01mm.

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Olympic Dreams Movie [Video]Olympic Dreams Movie

Olympic Dreams Movie Trailer HD - Plot synopsis: Set against the splendor of the Winter Olympic Games, an intimate and unexpected love story develops between two lonely hearts, each at their own..

Credit: Teaser-Trailer.com     Duration: 02:31Published

Aly Raisman explains why she won't compete [Video]Aly Raisman explains why she won't compete

(CNN) Gold medal-winning gymnast Aly Raisman will not compete in this year's Olympics in Tokyo. The two-time Olympian made the announcement on social media Tuesday. "It's..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:37Published

Aly Raisman Explains Why She Won't Compete [Video]Aly Raisman Explains Why She Won't Compete

(CNN) Gold medal-winning gymnast Aly Raisman will not compete in this year's Olympics in Tokyo. The two-time Olympian made the announcement on social media Tuesday. "It's true, I'm not going to be..

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11-Year-Old Skateboard Prodigy Shares What It’s Like to Be the Youngest Olympian [Video]11-Year-Old Skateboard Prodigy Shares What It’s Like to Be the Youngest Olympian

If she qualifies she’ll compete at just 12 years and 12 days old. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.

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Freezin' for a Reason Saturday raises money for Missouri Special Olympics [Video]Freezin' for a Reason Saturday raises money for Missouri Special Olympics

A parade of motorcycles, followed by Jeeps and hundreds of open vehicles will brave the cold on Saturday to raise money for Missouri Special Olympics.

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Special Olympics Pennsylvania Hosts 6th Annual Bocce Tournament [Video]Special Olympics Pennsylvania Hosts 6th Annual Bocce Tournament

Natasha Brown reports.

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Iran’s Sole Female Olympic Medalist Defects Over ‘Hypocrisy’ and ‘Lies’ [Video]Iran’s Sole Female Olympic Medalist Defects Over ‘Hypocrisy’ and ‘Lies’

Iran’s Sole Female Olympic Medalist Defects Over ‘Hypocrisy’ and ‘Lies’ Kimia Alizadeh, Iran’s only female Olympic medalist, recently announced her decision to permanently leave the..

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Super Nintendo World theme park to open in Japan [Video]Super Nintendo World theme park to open in Japan

Universal Studios Japan on Tuesday held a global kick-off presentation event for the upcoming "Super Nintendo World" theme park, where video game icon Super Mario and technological gadgets will be..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published

Equestrian festival helps economy boom [Video]Equestrian festival helps economy boom

It's said to be the largest jumping show circuit in the world attracting competitors from more than 52 countries.

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Canadian snowboarder Liam Brearley wins silver at Youth Olympics

Sixteen-year-old Liam Brearley won a silver medal in snowboarding at the Youth Olympics on Monday. He hopes its a precursor to success at a Winter Olympics down the road.
CBC.ca - Published

The Olympics Want Tiger Woods. He Wants to Go. But There’s a Catch.

Golf was restored to the Games, in part, to forge an association with stars like Woods. But with a few months left to qualify, he is on the outside looking in.
NYTimes.com - Published

Comcast's big streaming TV reveal showed who the power player execs are at NBCUniversal's Peacock (CMCSA)

comcast's big streaming tv reveal showed who the power player execs are at nbcuniversal's peacock (cmcsa)
· NBCUniversal chairman Steve Burke introduced, at an investor event on Thursday, the media company's big streaming play, Peacock, an ad-supported service that will have both free and paid tiers. ·..
Business Insider - Published

Tennis: Egyptian Safwat falls in Melbourne but eyes Olympic dream

Mohamed Safwat may have crashed out in the first round of the Australian Open on Monday, but he was quickly looking to the future as he prepares to become the first Egyptian to compete in tennis at the..
Reuters - Published

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar clinch gold medals

*Rome:* Bajrang Punia was far from his fluent best but still claimed gold while Ravi Kumar Dahiya showed sparkling form in his gold-winning effort as the two Indians kicked off the Olympic year in..
Mid-Day - Published

In Olympics-heavy policy speech, Japan PM says Games mark new era for nation

Six months before the Tokyo Olympics open, the Games are already inescapable in Japan - including dominating Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policy speech to parliament on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Parul Chaudhary: Fully happy with 'half' win

A smiling Parul Chaudhary set a new course record among the Indians in the women's half marathon, clocking 1:15:37 over the 21-km distance. "I was feeling very good. The weather and the route were..
Mid-Day - Published

Is The British Monarchy In Danger? – OpEd

is the british monarchy in danger? – oped
Following an unchanging ceremony dating back to 1536, the Queen left Buckingham Palace on Monday, October 14, 2019 to travel to Westminster in her carriage, accompanied by a platoon of horse guards...
Eurasia Review - Published

Meet GB's first female Olympic ski jumper

BBC Local News: Northamptonshire -- Meet Mani Cooper, Britain's first female Olympic ski jumper who has her sights set on the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
BBC Local News - Published

My Top 3 Japanese Net-Nets Ahead Of The 2020 Olympics


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Malindi Elmore could be Olympic-bound after shattering Canadian women's marathon record

Malindi Elmore of Kelowna, B.C., broke the Canadian women's marathon record on Sunday, all but booking her spot on the team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
CBC.ca - Published

How climate change is melting Europe's Alpine ski industry

Like other European resorts at relatively low altitude, global warming is leaving its mark on Garmisch-Partenkirchen – the site of the 1936 Winter Olympics.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

How Shawn Johnson Nabbed a Gold Medal-Worthy Marriage

As with most events in Shawn Johnson's life, it can be traced back to the Olympics. Because that's where the then-20-year-old gymnast was, four years after she nabbed three...
E! Online - Published

Lost Olympians explored true beauty of sporting ideals

A composer and a painter, worthy Olympians with any sprinter or swimmer, will be front and centre of the 2032 Olympics arts program should Brisbane's bid win.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Aiming to participate at 2024 Olympics, says Swadesh Mondal

West Bengal’s swimmer Swadesh Mondal had clinched gold at the Asian Pacific Youth Games last year
Hindu - Published

Sport24.co.za | Tour de France repeat is Bernal's 'one big goal'

Egan Bernal warned rivals that defending his Tour de France title remains his "big 2020 goal" despite the competing attraction of the Tokyo Olympics.
News24 - Published

FIH Pro League: India stun The Netherlands 5-2

*London:* The Indian men's hockey team made a dream debut at the FIH Pro League, beating world number three Netherlands 5-2 in the opening match of the two-game encounter here on Saturday. Rupinder Pal..
Mid-Day - Published

US Official: Unknown If Iran Athlete Plans To Seek Asylum In America

By Nike Ching A U.S. official says women are the force behind the massive protests in Iran, and that the United States is unaware of whether Iranian Olympic athlete Kimia Alizadeh is seeking asylum..
Eurasia Review - Published

Tokyo, not TMM title on Sudha Singh's mind

Three-time champion and winner in the last two years, Sudha Singh, did not sound optimistic about winning the Indian women's event in the 2020 Tata Mumbai Marathon for the third successive year and..
Mid-Day - Published

Five ways the British landscape changed in 10 years

How the Olympics, Harry Potter, housing and solar panels changed the British landscape.
BBC News - Published

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