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Kristi Yamaguchi hosts special skating lesson in San Jose

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A group of first graders from Bachrodt Charter Academy took a field trip downtown Wednesday afternoon where they learned how to skate from Olympic Champion Kristi Yamaguchi.
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2-time Olympic champion Northug to retire from his sport

2-time Olympic champion Northug to retire from his sport

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OSLO, Norway - One of Norway's greatest cross-country skiers says he is retiring from the sport.
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Former Gymnast Rachael Denhollander on USOC's Nassar Cover-Up: 'It Is Time for Congress to Act'

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Denhollander called for Congress intervention after an independent report released Monday detailed the USOC's Larry Nassar cover-up.
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Leman in limbo waiting for weather to launch start of World Cup ski cross season

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Brady Leman will find out what it's like racing as the reigning Olympic men's ski cross champion, if the season ever starts. The 32-year-old Calgarian and the rest of the...
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Papillion La Vista High School receives award from Special Olympics

Papillion La Vista High School receives award from Special Olympics

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National Unified Champion award recognizes schools that provide sports, activities for students with, without disabilities
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Head of L.A. Olympic organizing committee to step down at year's end

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The chief executive of Los Angeles' organizing committee for the 2028 Olympic Games announced Tuesday that he will shift to an advisory role at the end of the year. Gene Sykes...
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It's time to give the U.S. Olympic Committee the death penalty

It's time to give the U.S. Olympic Committee the death penalty

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On Monday, the Ropes & Gray law firm, tasked with pursuing an independent investigation into the confluence of circumstances that allowed former USA Gymnastics and Michigan...
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Moguls star Mikael Kingsbury wins Toronto Star's Lou Marsh Trophy

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TORONTO - Freestyle ski star Mikael Kingsbury has won the 2018 Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year. The winner of the Toronto Star award is selected annually by a...
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Olympic leaders failed gymnasts at every level, and then worried about themselves

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How do you become an ‘ecosystem that facilitated criminal acts'? By having shirkers at the top.
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Olympic champion's name removed from banned list

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DENVER - Olympic taekwondo champion Steven Lopez won arbitration Monday in a sexual-misconduct case and had his name removed from the U.S. Center for SafeSport's banned list.
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Del Monte recalls select cans of corn distributed in 25 states

Del Monte recalls select cans of corn distributed in 25 states

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Official: Military jet crashes in ocean off Hawaii

Official: Military jet crashes in ocean off Hawaii

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Fremont Police Department handing out holiday cheer

Fremont Police Department handing out holiday cheer

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Reports: 3 people missing in West Virginia coal mine found alive

Reports: 3 people missing in West Virginia coal mine found alive

Three people who were missing in an abandoned coal mine have been found, according to officials. Read more ...

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Theresa May survives Conservative party vote of no confidence

Theresa May has survived a confidence vote in her leadership. She wins by 200 votes to 117. The vote was triggered after 48 MPs sent letters expressing no confidence in the... Read more ...

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This state is considering a tax on text messages

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Here's how having a decorated Christmas tree during the holidays became a...

Here's how having a decorated Christmas tree during the holidays became a popular tradition

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China Detains Second Canadian Citizen

China Detains Second Canadian Citizen

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Bankrupt former Heinz chief Tony O'Reilly moves to block civil lawsuit by...

Bankrupt former Heinz chief Tony O'Reilly moves to block civil lawsuit by personal nurse

The lawsuit by Sabina Vidunas alleges the former billionaire reneged on a promise to pay her millions in stock. Read more ...