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Simone Biles Alleges Sexual Abuse By Team USA Doctor Larry Nassar

Simone Biles has joined a long list of female athletes who have accused former Team USA doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse. Biles is a four-time Olympic gold medalist and was the star of the 2016 Olympics. 144 more words

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Shalane Flanagan Outruns History At NYC Marathon

Well, that was a first.

Okay, maybe not a first. But Shalane Flanagan, on an overcast Sunday in New York City, accomplished something that hadn’t been done in 40 years. 416 more words

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One Year After: The Remains of the Rio Olympics

A little over a year ago, the approaching Summer Olympic Games hosted by Rio de Janeiro grasped the globe’s attention for more than just the spectacles of gold medals and famed athletes. 1,911 more words

Brazil police raids amid 2016 Olympics corruption probe


The President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee was pictured being lead into Rio federal police headquarters on Tuesday
Brazilian police have raided a number of addresses over “strong evidence” of vote-buying in the country’s 2016 Olympic bid. 449 more words

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Synchronize--Daily Prompt

I always thought it would be fun to be a synchronized swimmer.  However, I was a sprinter, so I trained for speed.  Not agility and flexibility.   15 more words

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The Fittest Woman on Earth

“Ten times better. Like, 100 times better.” That was Tia-Claire Toomey’s response when asked how her 2017 Crossfit Games title compares to competing in the Olympics. 643 more words

De Grasse runs 10.17 at Harry Jerome Track Classic

Andre De Grasse contended more with fans than competitors — or the clock — on Wednesday night.

De Grasse was mobbed by youngsters after he posted a time of 10.17 seconds to win the 100-metre race at the Harry Jerome Track Classic. 669 more words

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