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Maria Hoefl-Riesch has no second thoughts about retirement

HARRISON, N.J. — Maria Hoefl-Riesch and Lindsey Vonn were both in the New York City area on Thursday. The longtime friendly rivals had only exchanged emails and texts since Vonn’s last race in December. 524 more words


Meryl Davis, Charlie White to be grand marshals at NASCAR race

Meryl Davis and Charlie White booked another stop on their whirlwind post-Olympic tour, as grand marshals of NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Pure Michigan 400 on Aug. 17 at Michigan International Speedway. 101 more words


Adelina Sotnikova: I want to show I deserved to be Olympic champion

Russian Olympic champion Adelina Sotnikova knows she still has much to prove to many figure skating fans.

“After the Olympics I grew up,” Sotnikova told RIA Novosti… 272 more words


Eddy Alvarez heats up in Arizona League

Olympic short track speed skating silver medalist Eddy Alvarez kept his goal simple this spring when he started playing baseball for the first time in three years. 581 more words


Yuna Kim attends coaching workshop

Is coaching in Yuna Kim‘s future?

The retired Olympic champion took part in a two-day Korea Skating Union coaching workshop in Seoul over the weekend and can attend domestic events as a coach next season, … 41 more words


UPDATE: Noelle Pikus-Pace's brother and his children found in Idaho

UPDATE (5:29 p.m.): Pikus-Pace says her brother and his children were found by search and rescue teams.

“They just found them!!! I don’t know the details yet, but they are all safe!   210 more words


Lunatics Left Disappointed After Other Lunatics Steal Their Thunder

“Well I can’t say I’m over the moon,” says Mohammed Al-Shawahddi-Wahddi, a spokesman for the militant Islamist movement, ISIS. “We did everything right. We invaded large swathes of Syria and Iraq, sentenced anyone who didn’t agree with our narrow interpretation of Islam to death and posted the results of mass shootings, floggings, hangings and beheadings on Twitter. 345 more words