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Three-time Olympic women's hockey champion joins the ranks of VPD

Three-time Olympic women’s hockey champion can now add “police constable” to her long list of titles and accomplishments.

Twenty-seven-year-old Meghan Agosta is one of VPD’s new recruits sworn in this morning. 114 more words

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Jens Voigt bikes 31.7 miles in 1 hour, breaks record

German cyclist Jens Voigt rode into retirement by breaking the sport’s revered hour record Thursday.

The three-time Olympian and 17-time Tour de France starter covered 31.7 miles in 60 minutes, lapping a velodrome track in Grenchen, Switzerland. 178 more words

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Rio Olympic Village more than 50 percent complete

The 2016 Olympic Village, where athletes and officials will live during the Rio Olympics, is more than 50 percent constructed, organizers said Thursday.

Seventeen of the 31 buildings have been erected for the west Rio de Janeiro village at the first Olympics in South America, with the capacity to house more than 18,000 guests. 43 more words

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Conor Dwyer (In-Studio) & Cubs Are On The Move: 09/18/14 Hour 3

Olympic Gold Medal winning swimmer Conor Dwyer joins Kap & Haugh in-studio and a big Cubs announcement from @TheKapMan.

http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/kapandhaugh/KH0918_Hour3.mp3

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Ato Boldon's track and field season awards

The track and field season is just about wrapped up. The non-global championship year provided plenty of highlights, even if few of them included Usain Bolt… 1,014 more words

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