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Olympic queen Biles urges US Congress to axe Olympic board after accusing FBI of ‘turning a blind eye' to sexual abuse allegations

Olympic queen Biles urges US Congress to axe Olympic board after accusing FBI of ‘turning a blind eye' to sexual abuse allegations

4 days ago   |   RT

Olympic champions including Simone Biles have made calls for Congress to disband the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee's board of directors via a letter sent to a pair of...
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Simone Biles And Other Gymnasts Reportedly Call On Congress To Remove U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee's Board

5 days ago   |   Forbes

The gymnasts reportedly sent a letter to Congress asking them to remove the current board and replace them with people who are ‘willing and able' to investigate sexual abuse...
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Tokyo Paralympic champ heads new Boston Marathon division

Tokyo Paralympic champ heads new Boston Marathon division

9 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

BOSTON - When Misato Michishita won the Paralympic marathon in Tokyo this summer, she picked up more than a gold medal.
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Chatting the Pictures: Afghan Refugee in the Paralympic Spotlight

17 days ago   |   BAG news Notes


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Seven Books By Summer Paralympians You Should Read Now

Seven Books By Summer Paralympians You Should Read Now

17 days ago   |   Disabled Sports USA

The way people view disability is far from reality. Sports have always been a unifying force, while also being at the forefront of societal change. Sports make us more-more...
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Pipeline to Paralympics: Two-Thirds of Team USA Athletes Have Participated in Move United Programs

Pipeline to Paralympics: Two-Thirds of Team USA Athletes Have Participated in Move United Programs

17 days ago   |   Disabled Sports USA

Sport showcases what's possible for people with disabilities. It can also be a platform to fuel conversation and confront ignorance. There is no bigger opportunity to do this...
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Paralympian Freddie De Los Santos: “You Have To Find A Way To Bring Some Meaning To Your Life”

2 monthes ago   |   FOX News

This week, Shannon sits down with Paralympian & Veteran, Freddie De Los Santos , to discuss his journey of post-war recovery with help from the Semper Fi & America's...
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Do you know what the Olympic rings stand for?

Do you know what the Olympic rings stand for?

2 monthes ago   |   WGN TV

The Tokyo Olympics are finally here. After being delayed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic , athletes from five continents are gearing up to compete for their...
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An unvaccinated US swimmer is sparking debate as the Tokyo Olympics begin

An unvaccinated US swimmer is sparking debate as the Tokyo Olympics begin

2 monthes ago   |   KCCI   |   2 articles

About 100 of the 613 U.S. athletes in Tokyo are unvaccinated, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee's medical chief said Friday.
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At least 100 US athletes unvaccinated as Olympics begin

At least 100 US athletes unvaccinated as Olympics begin

2 monthes ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

TOKYO - About 100 of the 613 U.S. athletes descending on Tokyo for the Olympics are unvaccinated, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee's medical chief said hours before...
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Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat: 10.19.21

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat: 10.19.21

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Israeli scuba diver discovers 900-year-old Crusader sword

Israeli scuba diver discovers 900-year-old Crusader sword

JERUSALEM - An Israeli scuba diver has salvaged an ancient sword off the country's Mediterranean coast that experts say dates back to the Crusaders. Israel's Antiquities... Read more ...

Why Does the Singaporean Government Care About Egg Freezing?

Why Does the Singaporean Government Care About Egg Freezing?

The city-state's ban on the procedure is making its demographic problems worse. Read more ...

Moscow proposed adding US to Normandy Format discussions on Ukraine, but...

Moscow proposed adding US to Normandy Format discussions on Ukraine, but Germany & France REJECTED it, reveals Russian FM Lavrov

Moscow proposed inviting the US to join the Normandy Format discussions on the war in east Ukraine, but Germany and France categorically refused to allow Washington in... Read more ...

Czech lawmakers move to strip ailing President Zeman of power amid...

Czech lawmakers move to strip ailing President Zeman of power amid constitutional crisis; universal fury batters chief-of-staff

A Czech Senate commission has approved the redistribution of President Milos Zeman's duties to a number of other top officials. He was rushed to hospital after his ally, Prime... Read more ...

900-year-old sword found off the coast of Israel

900-year-old sword found off the coast of Israel

Its size and shape suggest it belonged to a Crusader, as does the fact that it was found just near Atlit castle, a Crusader fortress. Read more ...

Ghost Stories of America: Hauntings, spirits and things that go bump in the...

Ghost Stories of America: Hauntings, spirits and things that go bump in the night

Feed your curiosity with scary stories and local legends from across the country. Read more ...

Trump says his son Donald Jr. 'couldn't be beaten' if he ran for office in...

Donald Trump Jr. looks on as his father, former President Donald Trump, speaks prior to the fight between Evander Holyfield and Vitor Belfort in Florida in September... Read more ...

Cryptocurrencies pose a threat to effectively enforcing sanctions, says US...

The Treasury Department sees sanctions risks in cryptocurrencies. Getty Images Cryptocurrencies threaten the effectiveness of sanctions imposed by the US, the Treasury... Read more ...

How are lawmakers investigating the Jan. 6 riot? Here's a closer look

How are lawmakers investigating the Jan. 6 riot? Here's a closer look

The committee is looking at every aspect of the riot, including what former President Donald Trump was doing while it unfolded and how the protests leading up to and during the... Read more ...