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New pro swimming league has expansion plans beyond Tokyo Olympics

5 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The inaugural season of the International Swimming League hasn't been lucrative, but organizers say it's proven there's an audience for the sport outside of Olympic years.
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Fentanyl overdose kills Washington state Olympic athlete

5 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MARYSVILLE, Wash. - Washington state medical examiners have confirmed that an Olympic discus thrower found dead in his hotel room in September died from a fentanyl overdose.
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Olympic champ Sun Yang faces public hearing in doping case

Olympic champ Sun Yang faces public hearing in doping case

9 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

GENEVA - One of China's biggest Olympic stars will undergo a rare public hearing in a doping case on Friday with his 2020 Tokyo Games place at stake.
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Golden Knights to host ‘Miracle on Ice' hockey team in Las Vegas

12 hours ago   |   Review Journal

Las Vegas and the Golden Knights will honor the 1980 USA Olympic men's hockey team on the 40th anniversary of its upset victory over the Soviet Union.
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U.S. Olympic Athlete Died from Fentanyl Overdose, Medical Examiner Says

17 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Jarred Rome represented the U.S. at the Olympics in 2004 and 2012 and was found unresponsive in his hotel room after complaining of feeling unwell.
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US drops to 1-3 in Olympic baseball qualifying

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

The United States dropped to 1-3 in the super round of an Olympic baseball qualifying tournament, losing to Australia 2-1 on Wednesday at the Tokyo Dome.
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Olympic leaders seek to decertify USA Badminton

2 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

With the 2020 Tokyo Games only eight months away, long-troubled USA Badminton might now lose its status as the national governing body for the sport.
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USA Badminton in trouble for failing safe-sport policy

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee has launched the decertification of USA Badminton after the national governing body failed to complete a...
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NHL rumors 2019: Will the league ever return to the Olympics?

NHL rumors 2019: Will the league ever return to the Olympics?

2 days ago   |   Sporting News

Commissioner Gary Bettman recently called the Olympics “incredibly disruptive” to the season.
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Equestrian-Canadian show jumper tests positive, Olympic spot in doubt

2 days ago   |   National Post

Canada's equestrian jumping team could lose their spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after one of their riders tested positive for a banned substance, the International Federation...
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AP Source: Champions League TV rights in Britain kept by BT

AP Source: Champions League TV rights in Britain kept by BT

LONDON - The rights to broadcast Champions League games in Britain have been retained by BT Sport for another three seasons in a deal worth more than $1.5 billion, The... Read more ...

LA Sweep: Angels' Trout, Dodgers' Bellinger win MVP awards

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Federer beats Djokovic to reach semis at ATP Finals

Federer beats Djokovic to reach semis at ATP Finals

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Hawks' Huerter out at least 2 weeks with shoulder injury

Hawks' Huerter out at least 2 weeks with shoulder injury

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France and Turkey qualify for Euro 2020

France and Turkey qualify for Euro 2020

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Steelers RB James Conner among NFL nominees for Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award

Steelers RB James Conner among NFL nominees for Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award

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