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USWNT's equal-pay battle now has a court date

USWNT's equal-pay battle now has a court date

14 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

While the U.S. Women's National Team makes its final preparations for the 2020 Olympics, it will finally get its date in court. A trial date for the team's gender...
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Damning report finds Olympic Committee, FBI 'fundamentally failed' to protect athletes from Nassar's abuse

14 hours ago   |   NBC News

Congress found the FBI, Michigan State, USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic Committee failed to protect young gymnasts from sexual predator Dr. Larry Nassar.
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Olivia Munn won't be at Aurora Games ceremonies

14 hours ago   |   Times Union

Albany The show must go on, but for the Aurora Games opening ceremonies Tuesday night, it will be without Olivia Munn. Munn, an actress and women's rights activist who had been...
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Judge Sets May Trial Date in U.S. Women's Soccer Lawsuit

15 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

The May 2020 date set by the judge is at least six months earlier than both sides had requested, and could see the trial disrupt the team's preparations for the Tokyo Olympics.
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USOPC proposes more athletes on board as part of overhaul

15 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

DENVER - The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee is proposing an increase in athlete representation on its board and a recasting of its mission statement to include the job...
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Park terrain skateboarding will make its Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games - Here's what it will look like and how it could change perceptions of the sport

Park terrain skateboarding will make its Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games - Here's what it will look like and how it could change perceptions of the sport

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Skateboarding will make its Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games. The sport will feature two disciplines: park terrain and street. The International Olympic Committee hopes...
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Ryan Lochte gets candid about considering death after Olympics scandal

Ryan Lochte gets candid about considering death after Olympics scandal

17 hours ago   |   New York Post

Ryan Lochte may be focused on his comeback story, but the emotional scars stemming from the 2016 Olympics remain. Appearing on HBO's “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” airing...
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Olympic-style curling reaches South Jersey

2 days ago   |   ABC

It's a sport of body, mind, and ice. See this U.S. Olympic star welcome it to South Jersey. Community Journalist Matteo reports.
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85-year-old, lifting since 1950, on track to cinch weightlifting championship

2 days ago   |   National Post

MONTREAL - Olympic-style weightlifting isn't just about strength or power. It's about speed, coordination, focus.
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Analysis: Popovich faces tough numbers game for World Cup

Analysis: Popovich faces tough numbers game for World Cup

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

ANAHEIM, Calif. - When Gregg Popovich was cut from the 1972 U.S. Olympic basketball roster, those making the decision took the easiest way out.
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Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In...

Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In Their Absence

“I call on all of you to go. The occupation is real. Barring members of Congress from seeing it does not make it go away,” Rep. Omar said. Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein ‘signed will' two days before his death, leaving behind...

Jeffrey Epstein ‘signed will' two days before his death, leaving behind nearly $600 million trust

Sex offender Jeffrey Epstein reportedly signed a will around 48 hours before he was found dead in his cell on August 10, according to court papers obtained by the New York... Read more ...

 ‘We don't fall for provocations': Moscow won't jump the gun after US...

 ‘We don't fall for provocations': Moscow won't jump the gun after US missile test, says deputy FM

Russia will not fall for US “provocations” and be dragged into an “expensive arms race,” a senior diplomat said. Washington had earlier test-fired a cruise missile that was... Read more ...

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey... Read more ...

U.S. Tests Missile With A Range Prohibited By Now-Abandoned Treaty

U.S. Tests Missile With A Range Prohibited By Now-Abandoned Treaty

The Pentagon says it tested a modified cruise missile that flew "more than 500 kilometers" - a distance prohibited under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty scrapped... Read more ...

Philippines' Duterte warns of ‘unfriendly' greeting for warships traveling...

Philippines' Duterte warns of ‘unfriendly' greeting for warships traveling without permission

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned of “unfriendly” treatment for foreign ships traveling in Philippines' territorial waters without permission, in a rare swipe at China's use... Read more ...

Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut

Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Duckhee Lee tossed the ball into the air for his first serve in an ATP tournament match, and blasted it past his opponent with a loud pop. Read more ...

Poll: Americans, Including Republicans And Gun Owners, Broadly Support Red...

Poll: Americans, Including Republicans And Gun Owners, Broadly Support Red Flag Laws

People are hotly divided about many gun restrictions - but not on extreme risk protection orders. They allow police to temporarily take guns from people seen to be a risk to... Read more ...

UK Foreign Office ‘concerned' at reports Hong Kong consulate staff member...

UK Foreign Office ‘concerned' at reports Hong Kong consulate staff member detained in China

Britain's Foreign Office is seeking more information about reports that a Hong Kong staff member has been detained in mainland China. “We are concerned by reports that a member... Read more ...

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes under the Trump administration. Read more ...