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Tupelo Special Olympian finds winning pace at Seattle games

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Gregory Hutson had no doubts. He knew he was going to come home from the USA Special Olympics with a bright, shiny medal. "I'm going to Seattle to win a...
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Judge denies bid to block Squaw Valley ski resort project

4 days ago   |  

Environmentalists have lost their latest legal bid to block a major redevelopment project at a Lake Tahoe-area ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics. Placer County...
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'Cops on Top' raises money for Special Olympics New York

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On Friday, Capital Region law enforcement officials stood on rooftops of area Dunkin' Donuts while Special Olympics athletes collected donations. The money raised via "Cops on...
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Oregon Special Olympics cancels events, lays off staff

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Special Olympics of Oregon has canceled statewide athletic events and laid off about half its staff as it struggles through a financial crisis. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports...
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Olympic skier Ganong, snowboarder open Tahoe coffee shop

11 days ago   |  

An Olympic skier and a professional snowboarder have teamed up to open a coffee shop near Lake Tahoe. Olympic skier Travis Ganong and snowboarder Ralph Backstrom recently...
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Tokyo 2020 Will Be the First Olympics to Use Facial Recognition to Improve Security

14 days ago   |     |   2 articles

Two years ahead of the next Olympics, Tokyo 2020 is already miles ahead of its predecessors when it comes to tech and security. NEC Corporation, a Japanese IT giant, announced...
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Tokyo will use facial recognition for security during the 2020 Olympics

Tokyo will use facial recognition for security during the 2020 Olympics

14 days ago   |     |   3 articles

Tokyo 2020 will be the first Olympics to use facial recognition technology to increase security around all venues, the organizers announced on Tuesday. Games organizers have...
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Esports legitimizes itself - it doesn't need the Olympics

Esports legitimizes itself - it doesn't need the Olympics

17 days ago   |  

GUEST: When table tennis was added to the Olympic Games in 1988, its proponents had spent 57 years pushing for its inclusion. But what may surprise you is that a major...
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Federal agencies to relocate goats in Olympic Mountains

18 days ago   |  

Federal agencies will begin relocating mountain goats in Washington state from the Olympic Mountains to the North Cascades next month. The Skagit Valley Herald reports the wild...
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Simone Manuel Rewrites Athlete Activism With TYR Sport Inclusion Rider

22 days ago   |  

Four-time Olympic medalist, Simone Manuel, signed a sponsorship deal with swimwear brand, TYR Sport. The agreement is unprecedented because it contains an inclusion rider...
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