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Maddie Rooney, U.S. women's hockey relish anniversary of Olympic gold

1 hour ago   |   ESPN

Team USA can celebrate the one-year anniversary of winning women's hockey gold at the Olympics, thanks in no small part to goalie Maddie Rooney.
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2020 Tokyo Olympics Goes Green, Collects Old Phones to Produce Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals

8 hours ago   |   Newsweek

“The idea of using recycled metals in medals has been used in the past,” it states on the Tokyo 2020 website. “However, this project makes Tokyo 2020 a first in the history of...
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Break dancing among new events proposed for 2024 Olympics

8 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The sport made its Olympic debut at the 2018 Youth Games in Buenos Aires, and organizers of the 2024 event in Paris want to include it in the main program.
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IOC revokes shooting event status over Pakistan visa refusal

IOC revokes shooting event status over Pakistan visa refusal

15 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The International Olympic Committee has revoked the Olympic qualification status of a 25-meter shooting event in New Delhi because Indian officials...
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Michigan AG's office takes over investigation of Geddert

21 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan's new attorney general says her office is taking over an investigation of complaints against former U.S. Olympic women's gymnastics team coach John...
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Chicago Scene: One For The Kids - fundraiser for Smith-Magenis Syndrome

21 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Tino Gonzales and Dr. Michelle Rojas Event: ONE FOR THE KIDS PRESENTS CURVE BALL 2019 Saturday, February 23, 2019 Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus 2815 Jorie Boulevard Oak...
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Get hip to this: Paris wants Olympic debut for breakdance

Get hip to this: Paris wants Olympic debut for breakdance

23 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

PARIS - From the streets of New York to the Olympic podium: Breakdancing's conquest of the globe seemingly knows no bounds.
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2024 Paris Olympics could add breakdancing; baseball, softball out

2024 Paris Olympics could add breakdancing; baseball, softball out

23 hours ago   |   Sporting News

Breakdancing medals will be up for grabs at the 2024 Paris Olympics if the IOC gives proposals the green light.
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Breakdancing Tipped to Feature at the Paris Olympics in 2024

1 day ago   |   Fortune

The 2024 Paris Olympics may feature a new sport: breakdancing. The organizers of the games said Thursday that they were proposing breaking's inclusion to the International...
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IAAF allows 21 more Russians to compete as neutrals

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MOSCOW - The IAAF has allowed 21 more Russians, including an Olympic silver medalist, to compete as neutrals.
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Chelsea to appeal transfer ban

Chelsea to appeal transfer ban

Having been given a two-window transfer ban and fine by FIFA, Chelsea have announced plans to appeal against the sanction. Read more ...

FIFA bans Chelsea from signing players in 2 transfer windows

FIFA bans Chelsea from signing players in 2 transfer windows

ZURICH - FIFA has banned Chelsea from signing players until the 2020 offseason transfer window for breaching rules covering young players. Read more ...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that stunned spectators

Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out just 33 seconds into the game. Read more ...

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit and killed a pedestrian in a...

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit and killed a pedestrian in a late-night car accident, police say

Syracuse men's basketball head coach Jim Boeheim was involved in a car accident in which he struck and killed a man on Interstate 690, according to the Syracuse Police The man... Read more ...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to Lakers: 'For sure it's personal'

James Harden and Chris Paul fouled out as Houston fell apart late in Los Angeles. Afterward, both Houston stars had harsh words for one of the game officials. Read more ...

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

SPOKANE, Wash. - Rui Hachimura scored 23 points and No. 2 Gonzaga beat Pepperdine 92-64 on Thursday night, keeping the door open to a possible No. 1 ranking next week. Read more ...

Center duo of Nurkic, Kanter leads Blazers over Nets, 113-99

Center duo of Nurkic, Kanter leads Blazers over Nets, 113-99

NEW YORK - When Jusuf Nurkic went to the bench, the Portland Trail Blazers inserted a player who barely knew their offense. Read more ...

Ovechkin, Holtby lead Capitals past Maple Leafs 3-2

Ovechkin, Holtby lead Capitals past Maple Leafs 3-2

TORONTO - Alex Ovechkin scored a milestone goal, yet found the points for a Washington Capitals victory far more important. Read more ...

Official: Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit, killed pedestrian on...

Official: Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit, killed pedestrian on highway

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday night in New York, officials say. Read more ...

Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man walking on an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man's... Read more ...