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Special Olympics North Carolina cancels all fall competitions

Special Olympics North Carolina cancels all fall competitions

1 hour ago   |   WRAL

A spokesman for SONC said a decision about winter competitions has not been made yet.
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A flame, a look, one of the Olympics' most powerful moments

A flame, a look, one of the Olympics' most powerful moments

4 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

ATLANTA - EDITORS - With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. Here...
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AP WAS THERE: 1996 Atlanta Olympics

AP WAS THERE: 1996 Atlanta Olympics

4 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

EDITORS - With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. This story was...
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Summer of Women: Females stole the show at 1996 Olympics

Summer of Women: Females stole the show at 1996 Olympics

6 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

ATLANTA - Dot Richardson still remembers those two kids, hanging over the railing after the U.S. team captured the first gold medal in Olympic softball, both wanting to get a...
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Olympics-Stranded Japanese honeymooners end up as Cape Verde's team ambassadors

21 hours ago   |   National Post

TOKYO - Japanese couple Rikiya and Ayumi Kataoka had their honeymoon wrecked by the coronavirus pandemic, but their resourcefulness in enforced exile in Cape Verde has won them...
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Before Isiah Thomas was left off the 1992 Dream Team, he cried when the U.S. boycotted the 1980 Moscow Olympics

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Much is made of how Isiah Thomas was famously left off the 1992 Dream Team that won a gold medal at the 1992 Olympics. But he could have been an Olympian 12 years earlier had...
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Redmond's Finish Proves Race Not Always Won by the Swiftest

Redmond's Finish Proves Race Not Always Won by the Swiftest

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

The official result alongside Derek Redmond's name in the 1992 Olympic record book for the 400-meter semifinal reads “DNF”- Did Not Finish. Try telling that to the 65,000...
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AP WAS THERE: 1988 Seoul Olympics

AP WAS THERE: 1988 Seoul Olympics

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

EDITORS - With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. This story was...
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Evictions, drugs, boxing rows: reliving '88 Games in Seoul

Evictions, drugs, boxing rows: reliving '88 Games in Seoul

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

SEOUL, South Korea - EDITORS - With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer...
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Today in history: Aug. 11

Today in history: Aug. 11

2 days ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Usain Bolt capped his perfect London Olympics by leading Jamaica to victory in a world-record 36.84 seconds in the 4x100 meters, and more events that happened on this day in...
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Orioles beat Phillies 11-4, complete 3-game sweep

Orioles beat Phillies 11-4, complete 3-game sweep

PHILADELPHIA - Pedro Severino and Rio Ruiz hit homers to back Thomas Eshelman and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-4 Thursday to complete a three-game sweep. Read more ...

Adams sends Leipzig into CL semis with winner vs Atlético

Adams sends Leipzig into CL semis with winner vs Atlético

LISBON, Portugal - American midfielder Tyler Adams scored in the 88th minute to give Leipzig a 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid on Thursday and send the German club to its first... Read more ...

Canadiens coach Claude Julien rushed to hospital with chest pains

Canadiens coach Claude Julien rushed to hospital with chest pains

Julien, 60, is being kept under observation at the hospital. Read more ...

Grizzlies roll past Bucks 119-106, reach West play-in round

Grizzlies roll past Bucks 119-106, reach West play-in round

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Jonas Valanciunas and Ja Morant had triple-doubles and the Memphis Grizzlies kept their season alive Thursday with a 119-106 victory over the Milwaukee... Read more ...

Korpisalo, Blue Jackets win 3-1, tie series with Lightning

Korpisalo, Blue Jackets win 3-1, tie series with Lightning

TORONTO - Two days after making an NHL-record 85 saves in a five-overtime loss, Joonas Korpisalo stopped 36 more shots to help the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Tampa Bay... Read more ...

LAFC forward Adama Diomande says he's terminating contract

LAFC forward Adama Diomande says he's terminating contract

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles FC forward Adama Diomande has announced he is leaving the club. Read more ...

Stephen Strasburg got ejected while sitting in the stands after arguing with...

Stephen Strasburg got ejected while sitting in the stands after arguing with umpire

It's not every day you see a pitcher get tossed while being a spectator in the stands. Read more ...

Hurricanes coach Brind'Amour 'moving on' after fined by NHL

Hurricanes coach Brind'Amour 'moving on' after fined by NHL

TORONTO - Rod Brind'Amour wasn't going to risk another $25,000 fine from the NHL. Read more ...

AP source: Kittle agrees to 5-year extension with 49ers

AP source: Kittle agrees to 5-year extension with 49ers

All-Pro tight end George Kittle has agreed to a five-year, $75 million extension with the San Francisco 49ers that is the richest contract ever at the position. Read more ...

Dolphins' Tagovailoa is a playful, willing backup - for now

Dolphins' Tagovailoa is a playful, willing backup - for now

MIAMI - Tua Tagovailoa was easy to identify Thursday even though he wore teammate Ryan Fitzpatrick's jersey and a mask to his first media session of training camp. Read more ...