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Paralympic growth could be 'jeopardised' by any Olympic merger The International Paralympic Committee says Paralympic growth could be "jeopardised" by any merger with the Olympics.
BBC News | 20 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Becky Hammon's criticism of Vladimir Putin hits hard given her history with Russia | Opinion After being overlooked by USA Basketball, Becky Hammon accepted an invitation to play for Russia at two Olympics, leading them to bronze in Beijing.
USA Today | Aug 5, 2022 11:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Seniors Getting Ready to Compete in Northern Virginia Senior Olympics. Hundreds of seniors are registering for the 2022 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics to be heldSept. 10-24, says NVSO chairman Herb Levitan. Over 70 individual events will be hosted at 25 differentvenues throughout Northern Virginia. We are also celebrating
Falls Church News-Press | Aug 3, 2022 6:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Falls Church, Virginia
French government orders laser weapon prototype for Paris Olympics Beach volleyball against the backdrop of the Eiffel Tower, equestrian disciplines in the magnificent Versailles Palace garden, and the Opening Ceremony on the Seine -- France plans to charm visitors from around the world with everything that Paris has to
CNN.com | Aug 3, 2022 08:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rick Mantei Raises Over $1,000 at Special Olympic Charity Event Rick Mantei recently raised over $1,000 for Happy Hour Service Center's Special Olympics Program through donating flights in his PT-17 Stearman aircraft. "I felt like a bird flying through the air," claimed Ronnie - one of Happy Hour's participants. [PR.c
PR.com | Aug 3, 2022 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Olympic bronze medal winner Oshae Jones faces 3 charges in Toledo A Toledo boxer and Bronze medal winner in the 2021 Olympics is accused of three charges stemming from a police call on Sunday, Toledo Municipal Court records show.
ToledoBlade.com | Aug 3, 2022 02:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Toledo, Ohio
Today in History: Aug. 1, Hitler opens Berlin Olympics Read full story for latest details.
Artesia News | Aug 1, 2022 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Artesia, New Mexico
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La Crosse Special Olympics athletes and law enforcement officers run in annual torch ceremony The torch run is part of the opening ceremony for the Celebration Games held in Waukesha. Around 30 athletes from the La Crosse area are competing this weekend.
La Crosse Tribune | Jul 29, 2022 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from La Crosse, Wisconsin
Germany offers money to families of Olympic attack victims The German government has indicated it's willing to pay further compensation to the families of 11 Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich by a Palestinian group. Relatives of the athletes, however, call the proposed amount insulting
The Herald-Coaster | Jul 27, 2022 12:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Rosenberg, Texas
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Germany offers money over 1972 Olympic attack Germany's Interior Ministry said it was holding talks with the relatives of the Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Olympics over compensation.
ESPN | Jul 27, 2022 12:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend