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IOC Coordination Commission Leaves Rio Satisfied With Progress

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission brought to a close its seventh visit (29 September to 1 October) to the South American host city today: it follows a successful winter here for Brazil and for the country’s preparations for the Olympic Games, which included the FIFA World Cup, Rio 2016’s first test event, the Rio 2016 World Press Briefing and the Rio 2016 World Broadcasters Meeting. 691 more words

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General George S. Patton of the U. S. participated in the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden, competing in the pentathlon.

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Carmel swim sensation Bilquist enjoying recruiting process

This is what big-time recruiting looks like.

Flights for college visits to Cal-Berkeley, Arizona, Georgia and Southern California.

Walking on the stadium turf before football games. 816 more words

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Canada's Patrick Chan to skip figure skating season, plans to return next year

OTTAWA — Three-time world champion Patrick Chan plans to skip the upcoming figure skating season and return to the competitive circuit for the 2015-16 campaign. 455 more words

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Strip for a Cause

There is much more to Lebanon than Beirut and it surroundings; even if what we see everyday denotes that our culture has been opening up to the world , many regions remain deeply conservative and Lebanese people remain in love with gossip that things are rarely seen as they truly are and the most critical of matters are so often overlooked due to minor subjects ; subjects that “threaten” the image of the country. 528 more words

Jason Orange quits Take That

Jason Orange has released a statement confirming that he will no longer be a part of the boy band Take That, and will not be participating in the writing of the next album. 244 more words

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