Palestinian Authority Names School After Planner of Munich Olympics Massacre
The Palestinian Authority is naming a school after the mastermind of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre, Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) reported Tuesday. A school in the West Bank city of Tulkarem has been named “the Martyr Salah Khalaf School” in ...and more »
- OlympicTalk (blog)
Sweden swimmer Therese Alshammar retires after record 6 Olympics
Sweden's Therèse Alshammar, who in Rio became the first woman to swim in six Olympics, will retire after one more domestic meet next week, according to Swedish reports. Alshammar, 39, cited injury problems, including her back (where she has the word ...
IOC disqualifies nine from '08 OlympicsSBS
9 athletes, including 6 medalists, caught for Beijing dopingVirginian-Pilot
- Ahead 2020 Olympics:We'll discover world class athletes – Onyali
The Nation Newspaper
Olympian and former Nigeria's fastest woman, Mary Onyali-Omagbemi has vowed to discover world class sprinters in the forthcoming grassroots programme tagged 'Heritage Bank/Lagos State Skoolimpics', slated between November 2-4 at the Teslim ...and more »
Craft Competitions: SkillsUSA is the Olympics for Construction Trades - Engineering News-Record (subscription)Engineering News-Record (subscription)
Craft Competitions: SkillsUSA is the Olympics for Construction Trades
Engineering News-Record (subscription)
On the Line The four-day event features more than 350 construction contestants competing in six disciplines. Photo courtesy of SkillsUSA. SkillsUSA finalist. Finalists All the competitors are already state champions. Photo courtesy of SkillsUSA ...
- Conservative Review
Women are competing with men in the alcohol Olympics
A new medical study suggests that younger generations of women are “keeping up with the boys” in terms of alcohol use and abuse, the BBC reported. One small step for women's equality, one giant step backward for women's health. “Historically, the ...and more »
- Canada at the culinary olympics- Gold, and more gold!
Radio Canada International
It is called the Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung (IKA), and the IKA International Olympiade der Koche. It is an international culinary arts exposition and olympic-like competition. Held every four years, like the Olympic sporting event, it ...and more »
UConn Women's Insider: Only Geno Auriemma Would Say Coaching In Olympics 'Relaxing' - Hartford CourantHartford Courant
UConn Women's Insider: Only Geno Auriemma Would Say Coaching In Olympics 'Relaxing'
He had a gold medal, but the process was taxing. Days after returning to Connecticut, he vowed to never return to the Olympic bench. Of course, he did. With prodding from Diana Taurasi and Sue Bird, the UConn coach was back at the wheel in Rio and he ...and more »
- 9 athletes, including 6 medalists, caught for Beijing doping
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Nine more athletes, including six medal winners, have been retroactively disqualified from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after failing retests of their doping samples. The International Olympic Committee announced the ...and more »
Around 600 athletes participate in Special Olympics competition in Huntsville
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Around 600 athletes competed at Milton Frank Stadium Tuesday in the North Alabama Special Olympics Track and Field events. Now in its 49th year, the competition showcases the positive benefits of sport for all athletes. Competitors ...
- Irish Examiner
McIlroy: Olympics participation 'complicated'
Rory McIlroy has today revealed that his participation at the Olympic games was complicated by politics. The Northern Irish golfer had decided to represent Ireland, rather than Great Britain, at the recent Rio Olympics but pulled out before the event ...
Usain Bolt completed the 'triple treble' at the Rio Olympics... but is the fastest man on the planet really about to ... - Daily MailDaily Mail
Usain Bolt completed the 'triple treble' at the Rio Olympics... but is the fastest man on the planet really about to ...
Usain Bolt completed the 'triple treble' at the Rio Olympics as he once again confirmed his place as the fastest man alive, but could he now be about to launch an assault on the music industry? The Jamaican sprinter claimed gold in the 100m, 200m and ...
Reyes goal: Steer Gilas PH to Tokyo Olympics berth
What does Chot Reyes hope to achieve in his third tour of duty for Gilas Pilipinas? A stint in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Reyes, the president and CEO of TV5 who is making a comeback as national basketball coach, told journalists in a press conference ...and more »
- Olympics Pole Vault NBC Broadcast's 3Q
TV News Check
Revenue growth for Comcast's NBCU was largely driven by the Broadcast Television unit, and the Olympics drove broadcast's gains. In addition, Senior EVP-CFO Michael J. Cavanaugh cited increased retransmission consent income as an additional positive ...
Rory McIlroy hints that Olympics participation was complicated because of "where I'm from" - Newstalk 106-108 fmNewstalk 106-108 fm
Rory McIlroy hints that Olympics participation was complicated because of "where I'm from"
Newstalk 106-108 fm
Rory McIlroy has hinted that the complications of politics had an impact on his decision not to go the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The Northern Irish golfer would have represented Team Ireland and not Great Britain at the Games. But ultimately he was among a ...
Rory McIlroy on politics of participation at Olympics: 'For me, it's a little more complicated'The National (bl
- Would You Take The Plunge For Special Olympics Ireland?
Special Olympics Ireland is calling on people from Dublin and surrounding areas to get 'Freezin' for a Reason'. It's launching what it calls its 'coolest' fundraising event of the year. Dublin's Polar Plunge will take place at the Forty Foot, Sandycove ...
- Wall Street Journal
Despite Ratings Drop, Olympics Boosts Comcast in 3Q
Comcast's profit rose 12 percent in the July-September quarter thanks to the Olympics and the first third-quarter gains in video subscribers in a decade. NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke has said that the company made over $250 million in Rio as ad sales ...
Comcast Reports Strong Earnings, Powered by Rio OlympicsWall Street Journal
NBCUniversal Third-Quarter Earnings Rise, Helped by Rio OlympicsHollywood Reporter
- The Straits Times
Singapore chefs win double gold in Culinary Olympics held in Germany
The Straits Times
The national culinary team beat 29 other teams to be the only Asian country to win two gold awards in the Cold Display and Hot Cooking categories. Held in Erfurt, Germany once every four years, the culinary competition is one of the most prestigious in ...and more »
- Today's News-Herald
Havasu competes in Special Olympics State Fall games
Twenty nine Lake Havasu City athletes, along with 14 volunteers, traveled to venues in Mesa for two full days of competition at the 41st annual Special Olympics Arizona 2016 Fall Games. Over 1,200 athletes from 54 delegations around the state ...
- OLYMPICS/ NHL in South Korea to inspect 2018 Olympic venues
SEOUL--National Hockey League representatives are in South Korea to inspect Olympic facilities as the league mulls a decision on whether to let its players appear for a sixth consecutive Olympics in Pyeongchang. Pyeongchang's organizing committee said ...and more »
Green turning heads off rugby pitch
UNTIL she cut a swath through the New Zealand defence to help the Australian women's sevens side to their historic gold medal at the Rio Olympics speedster Ellia Green never got asked to be in a selfie. Water polo Olympians testing new waters ...and more »
Women's rugby sevens star Ellia Green dressed to impress at John Eales medal
UNTIL she cut a swath through the New Zealand defence to help the Australian women's sevens side to their historic gold medal at the Rio Olympics speedster Ellia Green never got asked to be in a selfie. Now she's recognised at the supermarket, out ...and more »
- Manhattan Beach Police Raising Funds for Special Olympics
The event has raised more than $50,000 for local Special Olympics athletes since 2012, according to the MBPD. By Alexander Nguyen (Patch Staff) - October 26, 2016 12:41 am ET. Manhattan Beach Police Raising Funds for Special Olympics. MANHATTAN ...
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- Hindustan Times
The forgotten story of kabaddi's tryst with Hitler, the Olympics
The International Kabaddi Federation (IKF), the world body governing kabaddi, has always chased a spot under the bright arc-lights of the Olympics. But with barely a handful of countries playing the sport, the route to the Olympics will be long and ...and more »
- Special Olympics Missouri project delayed in Jefferson City
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A major Special Olympics Missouri project in Jefferson City is being pushed back for a lack of funds. ABC 17 News reported construction of the "Training for Life Campus" was set to start this year. However, the organization is ...
- Olympics: Paralympian robbed of medals
New Zealand Herald
A paralympian has been robbed of her medals in a brazen theft in Melbourne this morning. Thieves smashed their way into the front passenger window and snatched the backpack, after watching Carol Cooke hide it before she went to training. "I had a ...and more »
- Simone Schaller, Hurdler Who Competed in 1932 Olympics, Dies at 104
New York Times
Simone Schaller, an American hurdler who was believed to be the last surviving competitor of the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, died on Thursday at her home in Arcadia, Calif. She was 104. Her grandson Jeffrey Hardy said she died in the home ...
- Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Two Bronze Medals won in Culinary Olympics in Germany
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Gollum vies for precious gold at the Culinary Olympics, as part of the NZ Anchor Food Professionals' team table centrepiece. NZ ANCHOR FOOD PROFESSIONALS TEAM WINS TWO BRONZE MEDALS IN FIRST CATEGORY OF THE CULINARY OLYMPICS ...
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- Truck Pull pulls in $14K for Special Olympics
Wicked Local Canton
Canton-based moving company Humboldt Storage and Moving recently raised more than $14,000 for Special Olympics Massachusetts at its fifth annual Humboldt Truck Pull. Since its inception, the event has raised close to $65,000 and seeks to continually ...
- Manhattan Beach Police raise money for Special Olympics
Manhattan Beach Police staff and officers will be hosts and waiters at Tin Roof Bistro on Thursday to raise money for the Special Olympics. During the event, "Tip-A-Cop," Manhattan Beach Police Department staff will collect tips and donations to ...
Manhattan Beach Police Raising Funds for Special OlympicsPatch.com
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- Calloway County senior to attend the World Special Olympics
Lindsey Wagner, a senior at Calloway County High School, will go to the World Special Olympics. (Source: Calloway County Schools). CALLOWAY COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -. A senior at Calloway County High School has a pretty big trip coming up this spring: ...and more »
- New PA School Named for Mastermind of Munich Olympics Massacre
The Jewish Press
Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman's 70th Birthday. Facebook · Twitter · Telegram · Google · Reddit · LinkedIn · Home » News & Views » Global » ...
- Disability Scoop
ABC, ESPN Sign On To Broadcast Special Olympics
Destiny Sanchez carries the torch into the stadium during the opening ceremonies of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS). Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Email. Thousands of athletes ...
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- Special Olympics Ind. To Hold Benefit Dinner For Local Winter Games Hopeful
Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH
Chris Perdue is set to compete at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter games in Graz, Schladming-Rohrmoos and Ramsau, Austria. Photo provided. (Aurora, Ind.) – Special Olympics Indiana – Ripley Ohio Dearborn Counties (SOIN-ROD) will be hosting a ...and more »
Meet the Competitors Who Dominated the First Cyborg Olympics
In pop culture, cyborgs can fly, throw cars, and blow up buildings. Nobody did any of those things at the world's first-ever cyborg Olympics—the Cybathlon in Zurich, Switzerland, held earlier this month—but the action was just as miraculous for a ...
- Answer Man: Special Olympics high and dry at Rec Center pool
Swimmers and coaches for the Orcas club use the renovated Rochester Recreation Center pool in this December 2015 file shot. Due to scheduling issues, the Special Olympics swim club is out in the cold at the Rec Center, according to officials. prev ...
- The Indian Express
Yogeshwar Dutt's 2012 London Olympics bronze won't be upgraded to silver
The Indian Express
Yogeshwar Dutt's chances of having his London Olympics medal upgraded from bronze to silver vanished on Monday after the International Olympic Committee decided to drop an investigation into a deceased wrestler who allegedly tested positive for a ...
Here's why Yogeshwar Dutt's London Olympics bronze won't be upgraded to silverDaily News & Analysis
Yogeshwar Dutt's 2012 Olympi
- New York Daily News
Peter Norman supported civil rights at Olympics — and paid dearly
New York Daily News
John Carlos and Tommie Smith, once vilified for their raised-fist protest at the 1968 Olympic Games, are now celebrated as heroes of the civil rights movement. But the third man on the medal podium in Mexico City that day nearly 50 years ago, Australia ...and more »
Engineers to light up Tokyo Olympics torch with a flying car
screen-shot-2016-10-24-at-11-52- Screenshot via Asahi Shimbun. A team of engineers in Tokyo are working furiously on a flying car to light up the Olympic torch at the 2020 Tokyo games. We don't have much time, and to create a functional, safe flying ...
Japan is building a flying car for the Tokyo 2020 OlympicsAlphr
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- Kabaddi for Olympics - why not?
The just concluded 2016 edition of the Kabaddi World Cup marked the coming of age of kabaddi. The contact game that originated in Tamil Nadu has come a long way from being played in unorganised style in the hinterlands of the subcontinent to becoming ...and more »
- Jamaica Observer
Don't rain on our Olympics parade!
Why is it important for a nation to pause and honour its achievers? Because, to use a wise saying, “A high tide lifts all boats.” And so we lift our nation when, collectively, we laud our athletes and courageous Jamaicans from every walk of life. Thus ...
Stadalsky: Minooka Police Department Trivia Night raises funds for Special Olympics - The Herald-NewsStadalsky: Minooka Police Department Trivia Night raises funds for Special Olympics
Thanks to help from the community, the Minooka Police Department raised more than $22,000 in 2016 for Special Olympics Illinois. The biggest chunk came from the department's Oct. 15 trivia night – a whopping $13,800 after expenses. This is the ninth ...
London 2012 Olympics, my story
I have stayed away from reacting to articles and comments about the 2012 Olympics and my less than six-month stint as head coach of Team Nigeria to the London 2012 Olympic Games. But, since the President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), ...
- Excelle Sports
Rio Reflections with beach volleyball player Brooke Sweat
Brooke Sweat and partner Lauren Fendrick were ranked as the No. 15 seed this summer as play began at the Rio Olympics. The goal was to make it as far as they could, with an eye on the medals. The dreams of a medal ended abruptly as the American duo ...
Japan's crazy plan to light Olympic torch
ENGINEERS in Japan are racing against the clock in a bid to be able to light the Olympic torch at the 2020 games with a flying car. The Summer Olympic is frequently viewed by the host nation as a way to show off its prowess and it appears Japan isn't ...
- Lexington Herald Leader
Dogs go for the gold at Woodford's Canine Olympics
Lexington Herald Leader
Zoey, 4, catches a frisbee as she and owner Rachel Bissonette competed in the multiple frisbee catch event which they won during the Canine Olympics, presented by Woodford Humane Society, at Falling Springs Park in Versailles, Ky., Sunday, October 23, ...
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- USA bobsled, skeleton start selection races in Lake Placid
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Jamie Greubel Poser and Aja Evans were Olympic medalists when they last teamed up, and after nearly three years apart they quickly recaptured that form. Greubel Poser and Evans won both heats during the opening day of the ...and more »
- Fashion show raised money to benefit Special Olympics
The tenth annual "For the Skin She's In" fashion show was held at Chez Josef in Agawam. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Western Mass News Anchor Lindsay Iadeluca was on hand to emcee today's event. This year's fashion show was a benefit fundraiser for the ...
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Special Olympics hosts bowling tournament
News8000.com - WKBT
The Special Olympics held their annual Northern Regional Bowling tournament at both All Star and South Lanes. Around 200 bowlers of different strengths and abilities competed today for a chance to advance to the southwestern state tournament in Madison ...and more »
- My Everett News
Law enforcement run restaurant to benefit Special Olympics Virginia
WWBT NBC12 News
All of the money came from tips, serving families at the Red Robin at Virginia Center Commons Saturday. All of the proceeds raised from the event will go to Special Olympics Virginia. "People have come from all over just to support law enforcement ...
Tip-A-Cop For Special Olympics Goes 'Til 8PMMy Everett News
Missoula law enforcement raises money for Special Olympics MontanaKPAX-TV
- CTV News
CrossFit athletes support Special Olympics Canada
CrossFit competitors across North America are spending 24 hours in the gym this weekend in support of Special Olympics athletes. In the Edmonton area, 16 members of the Saint City CrossFit gym in St. Albert worked out from Saturday at 10 a.m. until ...