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Tweet Follow me Murray Ledger and Times… object all wrapped in brown paper. With about 150 Rockets athletes and supporters watching, Ramirez tore open the wrapping to reveal a green road sign with the words “Home of Joseph Ramirez, Gold Medal Winner 2018 Special Olympics USA Games.” … and more …read more Source::...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAY… and their reckless behavior,” Rodchenkov wrote in an opinion piece for USA TODAY Sports that was published Tuesday. Rodchenkov added that any decision by WADA to reinstate RUSADA “would be a catastrophe for Olympic sport ideals, the fight against …Russia’s Antidoping Agency Is Reinstated by...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYThese U.S. companies financially prop up the Olympics. If the Games are sullied, they’re going to become worthless because people will have lost belief in the value of the Olympic brand. Hopefully sponsors and broadcasters wake up to that and make a …Russia’s reinstatement after doping scandal goes...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYIf the two nations move forward with a bid for the 2032 Games, it could bring the Summer Olympics to the Korean Peninsula for the first time since 1988, when Seoul was host. Of course, the 2018 Winter Olympics were hosted by South Korea in PyeongChang, …Kim, Moon agree to denuclearize peninsula at Pyongyang summitChinadaily...

Tweet Follow me Reuters(Reuters) – American swimmer Michael Phelps says the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) should do more to help Olympians transitioning into retirement, saying they are all too often “brushed aside” as the focus shifts to the next generation of talent. and more …read more Source:: U.S.A Olympics News from...

Tweet Follow me UAE Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba Visits Special Olympics USA Training CampLongview News-JournalNEWARK, Del., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — To mark the occasion of the upcoming Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to the United States Yousef Al Otaiba today visited Special Olympics athletes … …read more Source:: U.S.A Olympics News from Google News ...

Tweet Follow me USA Basketball World Cup Roster Down To Thirteen FinalistsClevelandRockers.comTwo-time defending World Cup gold medalists, the USA will compete in the 2018 FIBA World Cup, Sept. 22-30 in Tenerife, Spain. Headlined by four-time Olympic gold medalists Sue Bird (Seattle Storm) and Diana Taurasi (Phoenix Mercury), who have … and more …read more Source:: U.S.A Olympics News from Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Indianapolis StarBoth Bela and Martha Karolyi, the former national team coordinators who are widely credited with the Olympic success of USA Gymnastics, believe the selection committees should continue to enjoy such discretion, according to a statement from their … …read more Source:: U.S.A Olympics News from...

Tweet Follow me USA Synchro hires Spanish Olympian as national coachHopkinsville Kentucky New Era(AP) — USA Synchro has hired four-time Olympic medalist Andrea Fuentes of Spain as coach of the U.S. national synchronized swimming team. Fuentes has coached USA Synchro’s Olympic development camp in Spain and helped at other talent camps. …read more Source:: U.S.A Olympics News from Google News ...

Tweet Follow me The Maritime ExecutiveThe ‘Fletch’ was then ready for Olympic-level training partners to spar with the women as they train. Earlier this summer, the women practiced one-on-one against USA’s three-time Olympic Men’s 470 helmsman, Stuart McNay, and crew David Hughes. …read more Source:: U.S.A...

Tweet Follow me Delaware First MediaNearly 300 Special Olympics athletes, coaches and operational support members have been nominated for spots on the Special Olympics USA national team. Special Olympics Delaware spokesman Jon Buzby says the training camp will prep the athletes … …read more Source:: U.S.A Olympics News from...

Tweet Follow me Surfline.com Surf NewsThe upshot of that complicated process — click here for the full story — is that with the traditional surfing heavyweights of Australia, Brazil and the USA only getting six slots out of the 20 in each competition, there are going to be many spots … …read more Source:: U.S.A Olympics...

Tweet Follow me TeamUSA.orgHis performance in Changwon Friday also earned Team USA a men’s skeet Olympic quota spot for Tokyo 2020. Quota spots secure a nation’s place to compete at the Olympic Games in the event but does not secure a specific athlete’s place on the team; that … …read more Source:: U.S.A...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYIt has interviewed more than 60 officials from the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics, ranging from “the most senior leadership to junior employees.” Now Ropes & Gray is calling for survivors to share their stories — a request that has been met … …read more Source:: U.S.A...

Tweet Follow me Seacoastonline.comEXETER — Before every race, Kora Kalfaoglu’s coach Jim Tufts tells her to “run like the wind.” She takes his advice seriously. The 24-year-old Exeter woman brought home two gold medals from the Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle this summer in the … …read more Source::...

Tweet Follow me WWMT-TVJulian Borst, 21, dominated in July during the Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle and qualified after running his first ever marathon in Grand Rapids. Borst finished in the 2018 Last Chance BQ.2 Marathon on Sept. 8 with a time of 2 hours and 54 … …read more Source:: U.S.A Olympics News from Google...

Tweet Follow me TeamUSA.orgLooking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips? Download the Team USA app today. Dressage requires riders to take their horses through a series of predetermined moves. In the team event, three riders compete …Competition Update from WEG Tryon 2018Equi Management (press...

Tweet Follow me TeamUSA.orgTeam USA hasn’t qualified for an Olympic Games since Beijing in 2008, missing out under coach Caleb Porter in 2012 and again under Andreas Herzog in 2016. It was the first time the United States had missed two Olympic tournaments since 1976 and 1980 … …read more Source:: U.S.A Olympics News...

Tweet Follow me The San Diego Union-TribuneCaitlin Simmers’ coach at USA Surfing has give the 12-year-old phenom a nickname. It’s “2028.” That’s a reference to the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles, where coach Joey Buran said he expects the freckle-faced Oceanside sixth-grader to be a strong … …read more...

Tweet Follow me Hoops HypeAfter losing in the 2008 NBA Finals and then to Team USA in the 2008 Olympics, Pau Gasol came back to an unpleasant surprise from his teammate Kobe Bryant. When Pau Gasol returned for the ’08 season after he & Spain lost to USA in the Olympics?Kobe Bryant once motivated Pau Gasol by hanging his Olympic gold...