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  1. How will openly gay athletes be received at RioaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics? More Olympians are coming out, but Brazil has sordid history on LGBT rights. Check out this story on ydr.com: http://usat.ly/2a9nbSP LGBT advocates in Rio de Janeiro describe their ongoing battle for equal rights in a city that doesn't fully accept them.

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  2. The Rio Olympic Games offer LGBT athletes a platformRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Door Reminder

    How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics? More Olympians are coming out, but Brazil has sordid history on LGBT rights. Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://usat.ly/2a9nbSP LGBT advocates in Rio de Janeiro describe their ongoing battle for equal rights in a city that doesn't fully accept them.

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  3. Olympics 38 mins ago 9:48 a.m.How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Gus Kenworthy was ready to tell the world he was gay. The freestyle skier had his coming-out story planned in his head before the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

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  4. Olympic gold medalist David Wise reflects on Sochi, prepares for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRNV-TV Reno

    Reno native and Olympic gold medalist David Wise is in "off-season" mode while the country's best summer Olympians get ready for the competition of their lives. He's two years removed from Sochi and less than two years away from the PyeongChang games in 2018.

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  5. Five-star Scholars set for RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sky Sports

    There will be five Scholars strutting their stuff in Brazil this summer and we wish them all the best on the big stage. It has been a long, hard and emotional rollercoaster ride for all 11 of our Sky Academy Sports Scholars since they were selected for our Sky team after London 2012.

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  6. Skateboarding star Tony Hawk: Olympics 'need our excitement'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Berkshire Eagle

    Skateboarding icon Tony Hawk thinks his sport will give the Olympics a big lift if it's added to the 2020 Tokyo Games. "There are more participants in skateboarding than most sports so I feel like they need our credibility and they need our excitement level in their Summer Games," Hawk said.

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  7. This is what the Olympics 'needs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Mercury

    SKATEBOARDING icon Tony Hawk thinks his sport will give the Olympics a big lift if it's added to the 2020 Tokyo Games. "There are more participants in skateboarding than most sports so I feel like they need our credibility and they need our excitement level in their Summer Games," Hawk said.

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  8. Nothing but the best in training, technology and sports medicine at the Olympic Training CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Denver Post

    Outside it was a beautiful spring day with Pikes Peak looming majestically to the west, but as Desiree Linden pounded out miles on a treadmill in a hermetically sealed room at the Olympic Training Center, it was a Sunday morning in August in Rio de Janeiro. And she wasn't at 6,100 feet, she was at sea level imagining the Olympic marathon.

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  9. Rugby's burning questions: No neutral refs, Savea dumped and Messam ditched by SanzaarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Stuff.co.nz

    Julian Savea has been demoted to the bench for the Hurricanes' Super Rugby quarterfinal match against the Sharks in Wellington on Saturday night. 1. Sanzaar stated Liam Messam was ineligible for the Chiefs' quarterfinal match against the Stormers because he wasn't listed in the original squad, hadn't played four regular season games and noted they already have enough loose forward cover.

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  10. Rio Olympics providing a record number of condoms to athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Chicago Tribune

    Preparations continue at the Olympic Athlete Village for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games as seen during a media tour of the venue on June 23, 2016. Preparations continue at the Olympic Athlete Village for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games as seen during a media tour of the venue on June 23, 2016.

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  11. Once rivals, APU nordic men ski toward group goalRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Training partners, teammates and buds these days, many of the elite men in the Alaska Pacific University Nordic Ski Center program were once adversaries of a sort. In one geographic faction was the Anchorage crew - Scott Patterson, Eric Packer, Tyler Kornfield and Lex Treinen.

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  12. Rio Olympics providing a record number of condoms to athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Washington Post

    People dressed up as condoms collect donations for the Frankfurt AIDS charity during a rally the German city on July 16. There are a few things athletes want to take home from the Olympics: medals, good memories, new friends. But there are a couple of things Olympic organizers hope athletes won't take with them: venereal diseases and unwanted pregnancies.

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  13. How much does it cost to be an Olympian?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | NBC Action News

    Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued July 19 at 2:18PM CDT expiring July 19 at 8:00PM CDT in effect for: Adair, Chariton, Grundy, Harrison, Howard, Linn, Macon, Mercer, Putnam, Randolph, Schuyler, Sullivan Excessive Heat Warning issued July 18 at 3:06PM CDT expiring July 22 at 7:00PM CDT in effect for: Anderson, Brown, Clay, Cloud, Coffey, Dickinson, Douglas, Franklin, Geary, Jackson, Jefferson, Lyon, Marshall, Morris, Nemaha, Osage, Ottawa, Pottawatomie, Republic, Riley, Shawnee, Wabaunsee, Washington Flood Warning issued July 18 at 8:47PM CDT expiring July 21 at 10:36AM CDT in effect for: Andrew, Buchanan Flood Warning issued July 18 at 9:30AM CDT expiring July 22 at 9:40AM CDT in effect for: Buchanan Flood Warning issued July 18 at 9:30AM CDT expiring July 23 at 9:00AM CDT in effect for: Platte Flood Warning issued July 18 at 9:30AM CDT expiring July 23 at 2:42PM CDT in effect for: Platte ... (more)

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  14. Prufrock: The Problem with Gender Studies, Shakespeare's 'Troilus and Cressida', and a History of the OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Weekly Standard

    One of the principal problems with gender studies is that it cannot account for difference : "When I recently asked a class of undergraduates at Oglethorpe University if any of them thought there were 'no meaningful differences between men and women,' two female students raised their hands. When I pointed to the obvious reproductive differences between males and females, which give young women the unique ability to conceive and bear children, they looked at me as if I had committed an act of hurtful bigotry."

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  15. Olympics 2016: Triple The CondomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | TheDailyBeast.com

    The IOC is providing 450,000 condoms for the 10,000 athletes in the Olympic Village after jocks burned through the allotted amount previously. And some countries are pledging to bring even more.

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  16. Mount Snow Academy signed to purchase the Matterhorn InnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Deerfield Valley News

    In February, Mount Snow Academy , which prepares young athletes to compete in winter sports at the national and international level, announced that it had signed a purchase and sale agreement for the Matterhorn Inn in West Dover, and hoped to close the sale in September.

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  17. Liam Messam to start for Chiefs in pivotal Super Rugby match against HighlandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Stuff.co.nz

    Liam Messam has been promoted to the Chiefs' starting lineup for their crunch Super Rugby clash with the Highlanders in Dunedin. Liam Messam has been promoted to the Chiefs' starting lineup, and will play at No 8, in their pivotal last-round Super Rugby clash with the Highlanders in Dunedin on Saturday night.

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  18. Honor to be nominated: Locals get Ski Team nodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Vail Daily News

    River Radamus continues to climb his way through the ranks of the U.S. Ski Team. The suqd issued its nominations on Tuesday, and the youngster has his spot for the 2016-17 season.

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  19. Rio Olympics Could Still Be a Success - For Out AthletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Advocate

    First, it was the Brazilian economy cratering. Then the spread of the Zika virus.

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  20. Olympic Silver Medalist Gus Kenworthy on ESPY Nomination and Life After Coming OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | People

    In October 2015, Olympic freeskier Gus Kenworthy became the first action sports athlete to come out as gay on the cover of ESPN magazine. "At that point I had told my friends and family but when it came time to tell the world I mean I was really scared," Kenworthy, 24, tells PEOPLE.

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