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EXCHANGE: Usher at U of I arena was on 1960 US Olympic team

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You never know who you are going to meet working at the State Farm Center. It might be your high school teacher. Or a friend from back home. Or a...
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Vladimir Putin was pulled to the floor by a female judo star and cut his finger during a sparring session for the cameras

Vladimir Putin was pulled to the floor by a female judo star and cut his finger during a sparring session for the cameras

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Vladimir Putin trained with the Russian national judo team this week. During the session, he sparred with Natalia Kuzyutina, who won a bronze medal at the 2016...
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Olympic volunteers: One-time chance, or exploitation?

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Unpaid Olympic volunteers do almost everything: guide athletes around, greet dignitaries and translate for lost fans. IOC officials acknowledge the games couldn't be held...
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Hundreds brave cold for Polar Plunge

Hundreds brave cold for Polar Plunge

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400 jump into Lake Zorinski to raise money for Special Olympics Nebraska
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South Korea celebrates first anniversary of Winter Olympics

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People and business owners have criticised the failure to maintain some of the facilities at PyeongChang.
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The Latest: Soccer union urges IOC, FIFA to mull sanctions

15 days ago   |     |   6 articles

The Latest on a detained soccer player's extradition case in Thailand : 1:30 p.m. The soccer players' union in Australia has called on the International Olympic Committee and...
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Penguin Plunge raises money for Special Olympics NH

Penguin Plunge raises money for Special Olympics NH

16 days ago   |  

It may have been a cold day to jump into the Atlantic on Sunday, but that didn't stop some bold, kind Granite Staters who did it for a great cause.
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Nintendo chief: Seeking growth sources as Switch sales slow

18 days ago   |     |   2 articles

By YURI KAGEYAMA TOKYO - Nintendo's president says the Kyoto-based video game maker behind the Super Mario and Pokemon franchises is counting on business outside the game...
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Olympic marathon champion Sumgong banned 8 years

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Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has banned for eight years after being accused of lying at an earlier doping hearing. Sumgong was already banned for four years after...
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Special Olympics life-changing experience for Maryland teen

Special Olympics life-changing experience for Maryland teen

27 days ago   |  

This Saturday, thousands of people will plunge into the Chesapeake Bay to raise money for the Maryland Special Olympics.
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Trump administration trying to claw back California high-speed rail money

Trump administration trying to claw back California high-speed rail money

The administration Tuesday threatened to withdraw almost a billion dollars in federal funds allocated to a high-speed rail line in California, but the state's governor... Read more ...

House oversight committee finds Trump appointees work as nuclear shills for...

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Bernie Sanders announces he's running for president again in 2020

Bernie Sanders announces he's running for president again in 2020

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 launches battle royale upgrade, new maps to...

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Trump's administration reportedly looked for ways to help Saudi Arabia build...

Trump's administration reportedly looked for ways to help Saudi Arabia build a nuclear weapon

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Manfred: Slow market may be 'much ado about nothing'

Manfred: Slow market may be 'much ado about nothing'

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Hours after Manny Machado agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with San Diego, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said the slow free-agent market is "a... Read more ...

A bombshell new report about Trump's alleged interference with federal...

A bombshell new report about Trump's alleged interference with federal investigations 'raises serious questions' about whether Matthew Whitaker misled Congress, aides say

A bombshell New York Times report alleges that President Donald Trump pressured Matthew Whitaker, then the acting attorney general, to exert control over a federal... Read more ...

Trump just got a step closer to creating a US Space Force. Mark Kelly, a...

Trump just got a step closer to creating a US Space Force. Mark Kelly, a retired NASA astronaut and Senate hopeful, said it's 'a dumb idea.'

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed Space Policy Directive-4, which aims to create a sixth US military branch called the Space Force . Mark Kelly , a retired NASA... Read more ...