Olympic Soccer Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Los Angeles could land Olympic Games, but which year?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Leaders in Los Angeles will guide their International Olympic Committee guests from the Hollywood Hills to Santa Monica Beach to a construction site that will someday be a $2.6 billion NFL stadium that can also host soccer games. Officially, Los Angeles and Paris are the only two bidders left for the 2024 Games that will be awarded in September at a meeting of Olympic leaders in Lima, Peru.

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  2. US bobsledder Steven Holcomb, 37, found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Steven Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, New York, on Saturday. The U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Bobsled and Skeleton announced the death of the 2010 gold medalist, the cause of which remains unclear.

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  3. US bobsledder Steven Holcomb, 37, found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    In this Feb. 27, 2010, file photo, from left, Steven Holcomb, Justin Olsen, Steve Mesler and Curtis Tomasevicz, of the United States, kiss their gold medasl in the men's four-man bobsled during the medal ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia. Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday, May 6, 2017.

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  4. Political group launches campaign to oppose L.A.'s 2024 Olympic bidRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    Mayor Eric Garcetti and organizers of the LA 2024 bid might soon have some opposition to bring the Summer Olympic Games to Los Angeles. Mayor Eric Garcetti and organizers of the LA 2024 bid might soon have some opposition to bring the Summer Olympic Games to Los Angeles.

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  5. U.S. Bobsledding Gold Medalist Found Dead in Lake PlacidRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Your News Now

    Steven Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, New York, on Saturday. The U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Bobsled and Skeleton announced the death of the 2010 gold medalist, the cause of which remains unclear.

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  6. Soccer: Mourinho mulls United changes at ArsenalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Reuters

    Football Soccer - Celta Vigo v Manchester United - UEFA Europa Semi Final First Leg - Balaidos Stadium, Vigo, Spain - 4/5/17 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho Reuters / Miguel Vidal Livepic Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will rejig his starting lineup for Sunday's Premier League trip to Arsenal following his team's Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo. United beat the Spanish side 1-0 in the first leg on Thursday, but with Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata, Michael Carrick, David de Gea and Chris Smalling on the bench in Spain, Mourinho can still field a strong side against old foe Arsene Wenger.

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  7. The Dominance of USA Basketball is in PerilRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | Sports Central Articles and Columns

    You may not remember this, since the U.S. has won the last three Olympic Games and the last two World Championships , but there was a time when USA basketball struggled in international competition. They won no major international tournaments from 2001 to 2007.

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  8. FIFA appeal committee lifts Messi suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: Football Soccer - Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona in King's Cup soccer match- San Mames stadium, Bilbao, Spain - 5/1/17 - Barcelona's Lionel Messi prepares to take a corner. FIFA's Appeal Committee has lifted a four-match international ban imposed on Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi for insulting an assistant referee.

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  9. Children in ravaged Aleppo town compete in mini-OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | GlobalNews

    WATCH ABOVE: Children in a ravaged city in west Aleppo take part in a mini-Olympic Games organized by local groups Children in a rebel-held town in Aleppo province in Syria are experiencing a little bit of what life outside a war zone is like. That's because a local sports group organized a mini Olympics for the kids living in the ravaged town of al-Jeineh, according to local reports .

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  10. ESPN Signs Julie Foudy to New Multiyear Extension as Leading Voice for espnWRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Julie Foudy, the two-time Olympic gold medalist and former United States Women's National Team captain who has become a highly respected sports journalist and commentator, has signed a multi-year agreement to remain with ESPN. Foudy will continue to cover major events for espnW and ESPN, including the FIFA Women's World Cup, Olympic Games, Special Olympics and NCAA Championships.

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  11. Seizing the moment: Youth footballer Hanafi Akbar grateful for second chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    After being sentenced to jail for drug offences, the career of the former Youth Olympic squad star looked to be over. But he has turned his life around and could be playing for the Singapore Under-22s on Thursday.

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  12. Kirsty Coventry Looking to Add Role With Zimbabwe Olympic CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Kirsty Coventry retired from swimming after her fifth Olympic Games this past summer, but she's kept busy in the interim. In September, she joined the World Surfing Association as Vice President , and now she's in the running to be Vice President position of the Zimbabwe Olympic Committee.

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  13. USA Basketball to use non-NBA players for qualifying after FIBA changesRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | ABC News

    After winning gold medals in each of its last five major competitions with an array of NBA stars, USA Basketball will attempt to qualify for the 2019 FIBA World Cup using a rotating squad made up primarily of NBA Development League players. Changes to the qualifying structure for the next World Cup by the sport's world governing body have forced ?USA Basketball and countries worldwide to alter their approach for major tournament play, as FIBA moves away from tournaments held strictly in the summer.

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  14. Parachute appoints Steve Podborski as President & CEO, June 5, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Digital Game Developer

    "Steve brings to Parachute an impressive leadership background, dedication to community involvement, and a passion for Canadian achievement," said Normand Cote, Chair, Parachute Board of Directors. "Steve's competitive spirit and winning attitude, together with Parachute's injury prevention expertise, will ensure the charity drives positive change to reduce the devastating human and economic costs of preventable injury."

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  15. awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Richmond News

    Bianca Go and Camryn Rogers are presented the Youth Female Athlete of the Year Award from Councillor Bill McNulty on Thursday night at the 18th annual Richmond Sports Awards. Vancouver Canucks defenceman Troy Stecher receives the Richmond News Sports Person of the Year Award from Mayor Malcolm Brodie and News Sports Editor Mark Booth.

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  16. BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2017: Vote for one of five nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | BBC News

    Five players have been shortlisted for the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2017 award and voting is now open. The winner will be announced on Tuesday, 30 May from 18:30 GMT on Sport Today on BBC World Service and online.

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  17. As soccer soars, court docs detail graft in Brazilian sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    Brazil and superstar Neymar were the first to qualify for next year's World Cup, save for Russia which gets an automatic berth as the host. Winning a record sixth World Cup might help some forget the humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany three years ago in the World Cup semifinals.

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  18. Western Sydney's Games bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Hills News

    The oval-shaped Spotless Stadium, currently used for AFL, soccer and cricket, could be used as the athletics venue. Picture: Anthony Johnson Artist impressions of a potential business park on the western side of the Campbelltown railway line show a lagoon running through the precinct.

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  19. Iran bans female footballer for ditching hijab on holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Female Iranian footballer is kicked out of the national team after she is seen playing without a hijab in Switzerland A female Iranian football has been kicked out of the national team for playing without a hijab while on a personal trip to Switzerland. Shiva Amini was on holiday when she took part in a kick-about with a group of men and officials from the Iranian Futsal Federation waded through her social media accounts to find a picture of her playing in a pair of shorts and without a headscarf.

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  20. Senior Knight advances to training ground regionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Western Wheel

    HTA Knight Ian MacNeil, right, is set to compete at the RBC Training Ground regional final in Calgary on May 6 alongside the top athletes in the province. Growing up as a multi-sport athlete paid dividends for Okotokian and Foothills Lions rugby standout Ian MacNeil who moved onto the RBC Training Ground regional finals in Calgary amongst a crop of 540 competitors from four local qualifiers held across the province.

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