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Olympic champion Simone Biles returns to gym with new coach - Virginian-Pilot


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Olympic champion Simone Biles returns to gym with new coach
Virginian-Pilot
Biles, who won four gold medals and five total during the 2016 Summer Olympics, has hired Laurent Landi as her coach as she plans a return to competition. Landi served as the personal coach for two-time Olympic medalist Madison Kocian, a teammate of ...
First South Korean Olympic torch bearer announced OlympicTalk (blog)
Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles announces her new gymnastics coach - Houston Chronicle Chron.com

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Amarillo athletes headed to the Special Olympics - KFDA


Amarillo athletes headed to the Special Olympics
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When Team Texas heads to the Special Olympics this summer, five athletes from Amarillo will be representing the Lone Star State for the first time since the 90's as they compete in either bocce or powerlifting. "It's an honor for them to get chosen ...

Salt Lake City forms committee to weigh Olympics bid - ESPN


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Salt Lake City forms committee to weigh Olympics bid
ESPN
The group made up of elected officials, business leaders and one key member of the organizing committee for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City said Monday that it plans to make a recommendation to state leaders by Feb. 1. The announcement ...
Utah takes big step toward bidding for 2026 or 2030 Winter Olympics Salt Lake Tribune
Could the Olympics return to Utah? New exploratory committee formed KUTV 2News
Salt Lake forms exploratory committee for 2026 or 2030 Winter Olympics Deseret News

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Minooka police set to raise funds for Special Olympics - The Herald-News


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Minooka police set to raise funds for Special Olympics
The Herald-News
The Minooka Police Department set a goal to raise $15,000 for Torch Run Special Olympics Illinois at its annual trivia night fundraiser on Oct. 21 at Chapin's Properties in Minooka. Twenty-five plus tables with up to 10 team members per table settle in ...
Putting some muscle to work for Special Olympics in Mansfield Wicked Local Mansfield

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State taxpayers will back L.A. Olympics bid if it goes over budget ... - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

State taxpayers will back L.A. Olympics bid if it goes over budget ...
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles' 2028 Olympics bid received official support from the state on late Sunday when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure giving th...
Olympic Athletes to Use UCLA and USC Student Housing in 2028 School Constructions News (blog)

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First look at CBC's PyeongChang Olympics studio, theme music - NewscastStudio


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First look at CBC's PyeongChang Olympics studio, theme music
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CBC/Radio-Canada, the public broadcaster and home to the Olympics in Canada, released some details recently, including a look inside its scenic design and theme music. CBC/Radio-Canada will broadcast live from studios on location in the Republic of ...
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UN Truce Treaty on PyeongChang Olympics to be Adopted Next Month KBS WORLD Radio News
AOC signs agreement with AFP for safety and security advice Australian Olympic Committee

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Tokyo's 1964 Olympic flame went out four years ago, report says ... - Fox News


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Tokyo's 1964 Olympic flame went out four years ago, report says ...
Fox News
The sacred flame from Tokyo's 1964 Olympics was meant to burn forever... but an embarrassed official has revealed that it actually went out four years ago.

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Fanning targets Olympic Games with surfing ready to tear up Tokyo - Olympics


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Fanning targets Olympic Games with surfing ready to tear up Tokyo
Olympics
Mick Fanning is a three-time surfing world champion. He twice pipped the legendary Kelly Slater to the season-ending number one spot in some of the most exciting competitive surfing ever seen. He is a big supporter of the sport's elevation to Olympic ...

Could another US city host the Olympics before LA gets a chance? - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Could another US city host the Olympics before LA gets a chance?
Los Angeles Times
The next Olympics up for grabs would be 2026, which could be problematic given L.A.'s efforts to prepare and rally domestic support over the next 11 years. LA 2028 officials have said they would need to give the matter careful consideration before ...
US Olympic Committee expresses interest in bidding for Winter Olympics USA TODAY
Olympics: US eager for Winter Games despite LA 2028 commitment Reuters

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Simone Biles to return to training with eye on 2020 Olympics - The ... - Washington Post


Washington Post

Simone Biles to return to training with eye on 2020 Olympics - The ...
Washington Post
Already the winningest gymnast in U.S. history, Biles is ready to add more medals to her collection.

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