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Observer-ReporterUSA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus, who led a federation that brought home 156 Olympic medals during his 20 years at the helm, died Sunday. He was 67. USA Swimming said Wielgus died in Colorado Springs, Colo., of complications from …Chuck Wielgus, 67, Who Empowered US Swimming and Apologized in a Scandal, DiesNew York Times all...

Virginian-PilotCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus, who led a federation that brought home 156 Olympic medals during his 20 years at the helm, has died. He was 67. USA Swimming says Wielgus died Sunday in …USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus dies at 67Los Angeles TimesWielgus, long-time USA Swimming executive...

USA TODAYCARSON, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Olympic silver medalist Shakur Stevenson has won his professional debut, beating Edgar Brito by technical unanimous decision in the sixth round. Stevenson largely controlled his debut bout Saturday night at the famed outdoor …Shakur Stevenson thinks it’s high time Michael Conlan got over his Olympic woesThe Irish...

FanRag Sports (blog)The 2017 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Traverse City, Michigan saw Team USA forward Amanda Kessel score her first goal with the national team since the 2014 Sochi Olympics. “I got the monkey off my back,” Kessel told TSN presenters during an … …read more From:: U.S.A Olympics News from Google News ...

OregonLive.comTeam USA runners to battle Olympic champ Ruth Jebet in the Prefontaine Classic steeplechase. Steeplechase bronze a first for U.S. women. Emma Coburn (right) and Ruth Jebet clear a barrier in the women’s steeplechase during the 2016 Olympics. and more …read more From:: U.S.A Olympics News from Google News ...

WNC athletes, officials represent USA at 2017 Special Olympics …Mountain Xpress (blog)Raleigh, NC – The 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games concluded March 25 in Austria, ending two weeks of competition among nearly 3,000 athletes … and more …read more From:: U.S.A Olympics News from Google News ...

The Adirondack Daily EnterpriseAn Olympic sport since 1964, luge consists of athletes sliding down a track of ice on sleds at speeds of up to 90 miles per hour. In addition to five Olympic medals, USA Luge athletes have won almost 600 elite level and junior international medals …White Castle becomes official sponsor of USA Luge ‘sliders’FOXSports.comPurveyor...

FOXSports.comIn a tasty bit of slider synergy, USA Luge has partnered up with fast-food restaurant White Castle going into the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. “The nation’s two foremost slider experts” announced a two-year partnership Tuesday. According to …White Castle Becomes Official Sponsor Of USA LugePR Newswire (press release)USA Luge beefs...

BarBend (blog)After a triumphant week of incredible performances at the 2017 Youth World Weightlifting Championships in Bangkok, USA Weightlifting has been offered three provisional slots at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, scheduled to be held in Buenos Aires. and more …read more From:: U.S.A Olympics News from Google News ...

FloEliteThe fact that Team USA has earned spots to the Youth Olympics through the World Championships is a result of at least couple years of solid performances at these world events and it also bodes well for the future of Team USA. In 2017, the men’s team at … and more …read more From:: U.S.A Olympics News from Google News ...

Cannon CourierBy the way, this is not only a Team USA issue, because I will watch most games during the team sports events at the Olympics. I just want to see the best compete against each other, no matter the sport. Plus, most of the professional players enjoy …Knight’s block and blast deliver world hockey gold to USAIdaho Mountain Express and GuideWorld...

Excelle SportsAfter U.S. Hockey forward Hilary Knight scored the game-winning overtime goal Friday night against Canada in the gold-medal game at the World Championships, it was quite the celebration scene from the Americans. Players flew off the bench. Helmets …Hilary Knight’s golden goal lifts U.S. past Canada for world titleOlympicTalk (blog)US women...

USA TODAYThe NHL announced Monday that it won’t send NHL players to the 2018 Olympics, but it’s not known if NHL teams will be loaning prospects or part-time players for the Winter Games. For example, will the Calgary Flames be allowed to send prospect goalies …With no NHL in 2018 Games, USA Hockey faces another hurdleESPNNHL places USA’s...

FOXSports.comBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Whatever aspirations Buffalo Sabres second-year center Jack Eichel had of representing the United States at the Winter Olympics have been put on indefinite hold. Same goes for the Toronto Maple Leafs’ rookie-of-the-year candidate …NHL decision to skip Winter Olympics creates problems, makes fans losersUSA TODAYNHL Says...

USA TODAYThe peacock can’t be happy that USA’s Pyeongchang roster will include NHL washouts or college players instead of Patrick Kane, Auston Matthews and Jack Eichel — despite statement saying in part “we’re confident that hockey fans and Olympic viewers …NHL Says Its Players Will Not Participate in 2018 Winter OlympicsNew York TimesNHL...

ESPNThey will make $3,000 to $4,000 a month, with the ability to earn over $70,000 annually with contributions from the United States Olympic Committee. Players can make up to $129,000 with the Olympics in 2018, and USA Hockey also will arrange for players …Team USA dominates Canada in IIHF Women’s World Championships openerNewsdayThe 2017 IIHF Women’s...

Detroit Free PressThey will make $3,000-$4,000 a month, with the ability to earn over $70,000 annually with contributions from the United States Olympic Committee. Players can make up to $129,000 with the Olympics in 2018, and USA Hockey will also arrange for players to …Team USA dominates Canada in IIHF Women’s World Championships openerNewsdayThe...

Westford’s Chris O’Neil honored for bronze medal in Special Olympics (SLIDESHOW)Lowell SunO’Neil, who is the son of Sun Publisher Mark O’Neil, was one of four Massachusetts residents to represent Team USA at the Special Olympics Winter World Games along with Concord’s Becky Robinson, who is his teammate on the Nashoba Valley Shooting … and more …read more From:: U.S.A Olympics News from Google News ...

Turn to 10The two-week standoff is over, as USA Hockey announced Tuesday night that the women’s national team has signed a four-year contract. The players dispute was based on their perception of fair wages, along with equal support for youth team development, …USA Hockey, women reach agreement; seek growth for sportBoston HeraldUSA Hockey, women’s...

USA TODAYFive-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin says she’s taking a break from competitive swimming after having shoulder surgeries earlier this year. “I had started feeling pain in my shoulders last year but it wasn’t until early January, when I had an … and more …read more From:: U.S.A Olympics News from Google News ...