Olympic Winter Games Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. 7 Russian swimmers banned from Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | KION 46

    The governing body of world aquatics has banned seven Russian swimmers from the Rio Olympics because of doping violations, the group said Monday. The Federation Internationale de Natation , however, ruled the Russian synchronized swimming team, divers and the women's water polo team are still eligible to participate because they have not been implicated in the ongoing doping scandal.

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  2. COC announces 313-athlete Canadian team for Rio OlympicsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Lethbridge Herald

    The large Canadian contingent is made up of 187 women and 126 men ranging in age from 16 to 56. The oldest athlete on the team is 56-year-old Lesley Thompson-Willie, coxswain of the women's eights rowing team. She will be competing at her eighth Olympic Games, tying the all-time women's record.

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  3. The REAL cost of being an Olympic athlete: Team USA decathlete...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Daily Mail

    Chaos as Democratic National Convention opens: Sanders backers shout 'Bernie, Bernie' then boo every mention of Hillary's name, arena is surrounded by anti-Clinton mob - and even the gavelling goes wrong Trump rebrands rival 'Hillary Rotten Clinton' and clobbers her with 'low energy' label as crowd yells 'Lock her up!' and Trump promises that 'I don't take naps!' Bernie supporters will try to unseat Tim Kaine: Fresh division rocks DNC as Sanders backers say they object to Clinton's VP pick Trump's secret backer? Clinton campaign doubles down on claims Putin's government has links to email hackers who have turned Hillary's coronation into total chaos PIERS MORGAN: If Hillary and her devious DNC disciples stab a good man like Bernie in the back, how can she be trusted with the keys to the White House? FBI move in on Hillary leaks: Agents probe who hacked Democratic emails which brought ... (more)

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  4. No Russia banRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Fiji Times

    THE International Olympic Committee has rejected clarion calls for Russia to be banned from next month's Rio Olympics over the nation's doping record, offering athletes a lifeline by ruling that decisions on individual competitors will be left to the international sports federations. The IOC's decision yesterday, less than two weeks before the Rio Games opens on August 5, follows the World Anti-Doping Agency's call for a blanket ban in response to the independent McLaren report that found evidence of state-sponsored doping by Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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  5. Canada to send 313 athletes to RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Canada will send 313 athletes to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics determined to improve on the one gold medal won at the London Summer Games. A view of one of the blocks of apartments where Canadal's athletes competing in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games are supposed to stay in the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 23, 2016.

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  6. Risk of sports stars or fans catching the Zika virus during the Rio ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Daily Mail

    Democratic leaders bring the hammer down on Wasserman Schultz: She is finally stripped of gaveling duty at the party's national convention after being BOOED by her own delegates It's not going anywhere! Heat wave and drought shows no signs of slowing down - making Philadelphia's Democratic convention feel like 108F Trump's secret backer? Clinton campaign doubles down on claims Putin's government has links to email hackers who have turned Hillary's coronation into total chaos PIERS MORGAN: If Hillary and her devious DNC disciples stab a good man like Bernie in the back, how can she be trusted with the keys to the White House? FBI move in on Hillary leaks: Agents probe who hacked Democratic emails which brought down biased Wasserman Schultz amid claims Kremlin was behind breach Trump and Pence boldly go where no candidate has gone before: The new 'Make America Great Again' plane was ... (more)

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  7. Rio problems just keep mountingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | 24 Hours

    "Has the whole world gone crazy? Am I the only one who cares about the rules?" - Walter Sobchak in The Big Lebowski There are usually a number of last-minute concerns before any massive sporting operation, but 10 days before the opening of the Rio Olympics this feels different. From police and public corruption, gang violence and robberies, financial and venue infrastructure, polluted water, the Zika virus, and the Russian doping scandal, the concerns seem much more acute than previous Olympics.

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  8. Olympics 42 mins ago 2:02 p.m.3 other times the Olympic Village wasn't quite ready for athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    The Olympic Village in Rio officially opened its doors to the world's athletes on Sunday, less than two weeks before the Games begin -- but Australia, Britain and Brazil spurned the facility, which was dubbed "not safe or ready." The Australian Olympic team found the Athletes' Village they were supposed to move into on Sunday unsuitable.

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  9. Olympic chiefs bow to PutinRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | The Standard

    Once again, the people who run the Olympics just can't say no to Vladimir Putin.Not when he spends more than US$50 billion to host a Winter Olympics to show off a resurgent Russia. Not when he talks darkly about returning to the days of Olympic boycotts in 1980 and 1984.Certainly not when he suggests that doping officials of one powerful country -- can you guess which one? -- are ... Not when he spends more than US$50 billion to host a Winter Olympics to show off a resurgent Russia.

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  10. Former Olympic bobsledder shepherds athletes' families in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | CTV

    When Jaime Cruickshank competed in bobsled for Canada at the 2006 Olympics in Turin, Italy, her parents stayed in a seedy area and got lost en route to their hotel one night. "They were essentially in the red-light district of Torino, where they would never, ever stay," Cruickshank recalls now.

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  11. The Olympics Is a Compendium Of Sports AwfulnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Big Lead

    The Olympics are coming. It's a great event for media members to cover. One travels to an exotic location and encounters novel sports, nationalities, and stories.

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  12. With the Rio Summer Games looming, Western University's Olympics...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The London Free Press

    Michael Heine, a kinesiology prof at Western University in London, is the head of the International Centre for Olympic Studies, on Wednesday July 20, 2016. While the campus is usually quiet in the summer, in the hallway of one building it's a "heady" time of last-minute preparations and wall-to-wall interview requests as the Rio Summer Olympic Games draw near.

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  13. [email protected] to welcome Peter Suarez July 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Peter Suarez presents 'My Life and How I Pretended to Live It,' Saturday, July 30, 7 p.m., at The [email protected] ST. PETERSBURG - Peter Suarez will present 'My Life and How I Pretended to Live It,' an anecdotal, musical, and physically thrilling evening of theatrical variety, on Saturday, July 30, 7 p.m., at The [email protected], 620 First Ave. S., St. Petersburg.

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  14. The Thousand Islands Playhouse brings Broadway close to home with Into the WoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Canada.com

    The Thousand Islands Playhouse in Gananoque is proud to stage the musical Into the Woods this summer. The show will be on stage from now until August 13. Into the Woods , with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, presents a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales of Cinderella , Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel .

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  15. This Week in Capitals History: July 25-31Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Japers' Rink

    We wrap up the month with a week that, frankly, isn't the most active of weeks of summer history for the Caps franchise. As we become firmly ensconced in the dog days of summer, here's a look at some things that have happened this week in franchise history.

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  16. IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Yahoo!

    Rejecting calls by anti-doping officials for a complete ban on Russia, Olympic leaders on Sunday gave individual sports federations the task of deciding which athletes should be cleared to compete in next month's Rio de Janeiro Games. Citing the need to protect the rights of individual athletes, the International Olympic Committee decided against taking the unprecedented step of excluding Russia's entire team over allegations of state-sponsored doping.

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  17. Opinion: Time for a UFC-Invicta MergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Sherdog

    Editor's note: The views and opinions expressed below are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Sherdog.com, its affiliates and sponsors or its parent company, Evolve Media. It wasn't long ago that the conversation about women's divisions in the Octagon started and ended with one word : never.

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  18. IOC decides against complete ban on Russians at Rio GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | CTV

    Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, assigning individual global sports federations the responsibility to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete. The decision, announced after a three-hour meeting via teleconference of the International Olympic Committee's executive board, came just 12 days before the Aug. 5 opening of the games.

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  19. Olympic stars past and future become air ambulance ambassadorsRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2013 | This is Wiltshire

    WILTSHIRE Olympic medallist Shelley Rudman and teenage Para-cyclist champion Lauren Booth have become charity ambassadors for Wiltshire Air Ambulance. They were joined by broadcaster Alan Dedicoat best recognised as the Voice of the Balls on the National Lottery and for his voice overs on Strictly Come Dancing at the air ambulance headquarters in Devizes on Monday.

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  20. Olympic Preview:Former Olympic bobsledder shepherds athletes' families in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Brandon Sun

    When Jaime Cruickshank competed in bobsled for Canada at the 2006 Olympics in Turin, Italy, her parents stayed in a seedy area and got lost en route to their hotel one night. "They were essentially in the red-light district of Torino, where they would never, ever stay," Cruickshank recalls now.

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