Olympics

A Horrific Crash. A Mangled Leg. A Crazy Fast Comeback

5 days ago   |   NY Times

The American ski racer Nina O'Brien's notorious crash and fractured leg shook the Olympic skiing competition. Nine months later, she is racing again.
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Japan investigators raid Dentsu in widening Olympic probe

Japan investigators raid Dentsu in widening Olympic probe

5 days ago   |   NPR

Japanese prosecutors raided the headquarters of advertising company Dentsu as the investigation into corruption related to the Tokyo Olympics widened. Dentsu helped land the...
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Olympic champion hits back at ‘poisonous' Guardian article

Olympic champion hits back at ‘poisonous' Guardian article

6 days ago   |   RT

Russia's Veronika Stepanova took issue when her name was mentioned by the British news outlet Olympic cross-country skiing champion Veronika Stepanova has accused the Guardian...
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Kayla Harrison, chasing third PFL crown, reflects on emotional Olympics

Kayla Harrison, chasing third PFL crown, reflects on emotional Olympics

6 days ago   |   New York Post

Kayla Harrison seeks her third consecutive women's lightweight season championship in Friday's PFL championship event at Hulu Theater at the Garden.
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From trials to triumph: How one man overcame odds to win an Olympic gold medal

From trials to triumph: How one man overcame odds to win an Olympic gold medal

7 days ago   |   KSBW

One day, he noticed how his actions were breaking his mother's heart, and he decided to channel his energy into sports.
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The Inspiring True Story Behind Netflix's The Swimmers

The Inspiring True Story Behind Netflix's The Swimmers

7 days ago   |   Time

Film producers were lining up in 2016 to secure rights to the life story of professional swimmers Yusra and Sara Mardini, but the sisters turned down multiple offers. The...
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Is 'The Swimmers' Based on a True Story? Netflix Film Origins Explained

7 days ago   |   Newsweek

"The Swimmers" follows sisters Yusra and Sara Mardini who flee war-torn Syria as refugees and make their way to Europe, hoping to enter the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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Break it down: Dancers begin charting a path to the Paris Olympics

Break it down: Dancers begin charting a path to the Paris Olympics

8 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

The journey to the 2024 Olympic Games is well underway for dozens of dancers around the globe who hope to secure a spot to compete when breaking makes its athletic debut on the...
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Britney Spears, Elton John Share New Acoustic Version of 'Hold Me Closer'

12 days ago   |   Newsweek

John posted a video-featuring U.S. Olympic skater Nathan Chen-of the stripped-down track online.
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EXPLAINER: What Griner may endure in Russian penal system

12 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

LONDON - WNBA star Brittney Griner has begun serving her nine-year sentence for drug possession at a remote Russian penal colony that human rights advocates say is known for...
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Biden appears to declare himself the greatest president in US history

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Monk and Barnes score 22 each, Kings beat Pacers

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Editorial: Stop the dealers to end Mile madness

Editorial: Stop the dealers to end Mile madness

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Abortion rights groups look to next fights after 2022 wins

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