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‘We are ready to welcome back Russia' - IOC head Thomas Bach

5 hours ago   |   RT

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has hailed reforms made by Russia to tackle doping, adding that the organization is ready “to welcome the country back” to...
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1968 marked Americans' retreat from civic life

1968 marked Americans' retreat from civic life

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

The year 1968 is synonymous with political drama: The violence at the Democratic National Convention and the riots in more than 100 American cities, the assassinations of...
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Special Olympics wraps up 50th anniversary celebration with Day of Inclusion

7 hours ago   |   ABC

The final day of celebrations for the Special Olympics 50th Anniversary will wrap up Saturday with the Special Olympics 50th Anniversary Day of Inclusion at Soldier Field.
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Police searching for missing Special Olympics participant

Police searching for missing Special Olympics participant

18 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - The Chicago Police Department is searching for a participant in the Special Olympics Games currently being held in Chicago. Rezwanul Haque is 22-years old and from...
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Special olympics participant missing from Gold Coast

19 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   2 articles

A 22-year-old man in town participating in the Special Olympics is missing from the Gold Coast, according to an alert from Chicago police. The Special Olympian, Haque Rezwanul...
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Special Olympics athlete missing from the Near North Side

19 hours ago   |   ABC

Chicago police said Special Olympian Haque Rezwanul is missing from the city's Near North Side Friday night.
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Tokyo's 1964 Olympics echo through the city's 2020 games

Tokyo's 1964 Olympics echo through the city's 2020 games

20 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - Mariko Nagai walked outside Yoyogi National Stadium - the late-architect Kenzo Tange's masterpiece from Tokyo's 1964 Olympics - and pictured the city in that era.
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'The power of compassion and encounter': The Special Olympics turns 50

1 day ago   |   NBC News

Presidential sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver started the Special Olympics in 1968 with the hope of transforming the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through sports.
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Putin says Russia could bid to host another Olympics

1 day ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - After hosting the World Cup, President Vladimir Putin says the country could bid for a future Summer Olympics. Asked about hosting a Summer Olympics in Russia for the...
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Special Olympics kick off with celebrations, flame dedication

1 day ago   |   ABC

Lots of excitement at Toyota Park as celebrations continue for the Special Olympics 50th Anniversary.
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NYPD officer faces departmental charges in Eric Garner death

NYPD officer faces departmental charges in Eric Garner death

The New York police officer who choked Eric Garner in 2014 has been formally served with departmental charges Read more ...

Construction crews make $23 million mistake on Iowa highway

Construction crews make $23 million mistake on Iowa highway

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Duck boat victims: 9 family members among 17 who died

Duck boat victims: 9 family members among 17 who died

The youngest victim was only a year old. Read more ...

British Open 2018: Jordan Spieth takes share of lead after Tiger winds back...

British Open 2018: Jordan Spieth takes share of lead after Tiger winds back the years

Tiger Woods turns back the clock and Jordan Spieth dazzles on a day of incredible drama at Carnoustie in Round 3 of the British Open. Read more ...

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The Latest: Spieth moves to top of leaderboard with 65

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Here are the A's prospects Mets are getting for Jeurys Familia

Here are the A's prospects Mets are getting for Jeurys Familia

The Jeurys Familia smoke is clearing. Although the trade is not finalized, it appears the Mets will be dealing their closer to Oakland in exchange for a pair of prospects... Read more ...

Cardinals place RHP Martinez on DL with oblique injury

Cardinals place RHP Martinez on DL with oblique injury

CHICAGO - The St. Louis Cardinals have placed right-hander Carlos Martinez on the 10-day disabled list with a right oblique strain. Read more ...

NBA free agency rumors: Montrezl Harrell re-signs with Clippers

NBA free agency rumors: Montrezl Harrell re-signs with Clippers

Los Angeles and Harrell agreed to a two-year, $12 million contract Saturday, according to a report from ESPN. Read more ...

Closer Jeurys Familia traded by Mets to Oakland

Closer Jeurys Familia traded by Mets to Oakland

NEW YORK - Jeurys Familia has been traded by the New York Mets to the Oakland Athletics for two minor leaguers and international bonus money. Read more ...

Second LeBron James mural has been vandalized

Second LeBron James mural has been vandalized

The new image was created just days after an artist painted over his twice-vandalized mural featuring only James. Read more ...