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7 abandoned stadiums around the world that used to host huge events

7 abandoned stadiums around the world that used to host huge events

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Stadiums become abandoned and demolished if they aren't able to keep up with growing technology and crowd levels. Some Olympic venues are built solely for that event and then...
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IOC prepares to vote for 2026 Winter Olympics host

IOC prepares to vote for 2026 Winter Olympics host

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Italian officials insisted their debt-hit economy can support hosting the 2026 Olympics, and Sweden's prime minister promised his apparently skeptical...
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The Latest: Italy: Our economic problems won't be hindrance

The Latest: Italy: Our economic problems won't be hindrance

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The Latest on the 2026 Olympics vote :
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The United States Women's National Team's dominant run through the group stage sets up a highly anticipated, high-stakes match at the World Cup

The United States Women's National Team's dominant run through the group stage sets up a highly anticipated, high-stakes match at the World Cup

5 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

The United States once again dominated in their third match of the group stage of the Women's World Cup against Sweden. While the Americans had already advanced to the knockout...
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USA gymnast Laurie Hernandez eyes 2020 Tokyo Olympics comeback with new mantra

USA gymnast Laurie Hernandez eyes 2020 Tokyo Olympics comeback with new mantra

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Laurie Hernandez took two years off from gymnastics after winning a gold and silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 19-year-old announced her comeback in October 2018 while...
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What to do with 36 hours in Buenos Aires

What to do with 36 hours in Buenos Aires

12 days ago   |   Business Insider

Buenos Aires is world-famous for its culture and food . If you only have 36 hours in the city, the La Boca neighborhood is full of color and rich history. The Recoleta...
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The Reggae Girlz Foundation aims to turn Jamaica's World Cup history into sustained success

The Reggae Girlz Foundation aims to turn Jamaica's World Cup history into sustained success

12 days ago   |   Think Progress

The story is so cinematic, it's begging to be made into a Hollywood movie: In 2008, after the Jamaican women's national football team - best known as the Reggae Girlz - failed...
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The US women's national team dominates soccer, but here's why the US men's team sucks

13 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

The US women's national team beat Thailand 13-0 in its opening World Cup match. The USWNT continues to make strides and find success against powerful international...
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Women's World Cup 2019: Everything you need to know about Team USA

Women's World Cup 2019: Everything you need to know about Team USA

14 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

The United States Women's National Team opens the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup against Thailand. The US is reigning champions and is seeking its fourth World Cup title. The...
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Meet Sky Brown, the 10-year-old skateboarder on pace to shake up the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Meet Sky Brown, the 10-year-old skateboarder on pace to shake up the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

15 days ago   |   Business Insider

Sky Brown is the world's youngest pro skateboarder at 10 years old. If she qualifies for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, she will be Great Britain's youngest-ever summer...
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