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Canada's bobsleigh team races World Cup on Calgary home track facing closure

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CALGARY - Canada's skeleton and bobsled teams will race a World Cup on their home track under a cloud of uncertainty. Calgary's 33-year-old sliding track, built for the 1988...
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Scandal-Plagued USA Gymnastics Hires NBA Executive Li Li Leung as New CEO

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Li Li Leung spent two years watching USA Gymnastics struggle through the aftermath of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. A former college gymnast at the University of...
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Why worry about being normal? Bellator's Valerie Loureda knows she was 'born special'

Why worry about being normal? Bellator's Valerie Loureda knows she was 'born special'

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. - Becoming a taekwondo master with Olympic credentials and a victorious Bellator debut before your 21st birthday isn't exactly part of the normal life...
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Coaching site builds list of those banned from US Olympics

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An advocacy group has published a first-of-its-kind comprehensive list of coaches banned from Olympic sports, creating a database of nearly 1,000 people no longer allowed to...
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Team USA had a $1 million 'bounty' to dunk on Yao Ming during 2000 Olympics, Kevin Garnett reveals

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No one was able to collect the prize
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Watch: Bobsled Almost Runs Over Track Worker at IBSF World Cup Event

8 hours ago   |     |   5 articles

The man jumped off the track just before the sled would have hit him.
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Boxing official warns time running out in Olympic standoff

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MOSCOW - The executive director of the International Boxing Association says time is "rapidly" running out to organize an Olympic tournament in 2020 amid disputes with the...
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USA Gymnastics Hires Former NBA Vice President Li Li Leung as CEO

8 hours ago   |     |   9 articles

Leung will replace former interim USA Gymnastics president and CEO Mary Bono.
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As Lindsey Vonn Passes the Torch to Mikaela Shiffrin, There's Plenty of Legacy to Go Around

10 hours ago   |     |   2 articles

Passing the torch is often messy, but there's plenty of room to appreciate both Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin for their greatness.
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USA Gymnastics hires NBA exec Li Li Leung as new CEO

10 hours ago   |     |   9 articles

USA Gymnastics is turning to NBA executive Li Li Leung to help turn the embattled program around. The organization named Leung as its new president and chief executive officer...
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