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Aly Raisman: What Next?

By Meredith

Alexandra Raisman, the six-time Olympic medalist and former victim of sexual abuse, speaks out against USA gymnastics, who did not support and help her and countless other victims of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse. 334 more words

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Marathon Machines

Jean Driscoll won the Boston Marathon eight times. She earned two Olympic medals and twelve Paralympic medals. Driscoll was a pioneer for female wheelchair racers and became the face of wheelchair athletics. 307 more words

USA All-Female Team

This is a short one, but it is a good one. Since the Junior Olympic Games are going on right now in Buenos Aires, Argentina, let’s take it all the way back to the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 142 more words

We are Buzzing! Huge pollinator win for Clonmel Tidy Towns.


Clonmel wins TidyTowns Local Authority Pollinator Award 2018

Clonmel has won the top Pollinator Award at the TidyTowns awards on Monday September 24th, at the Helix in Dublin, recognising all that has been done by the town to help pollinating insects. 687 more words


September 4, 1972 — U.S. swimmer Mark Spitz won a record seventh Olympic gold medal in the 400-meter relay at the Munich Summer Olympics.

This Day In History

August 31, 1972 — At the Munich Summer Olympics American swimmer Mark Spitz won his fourth and fifth gold medals, in the 100-meter butterfly and 800-meter freestyle relay.

This Day In History

Iraq's 'special' athletes go for gold

With two gold medals to her name already, Iraqi badminton player Heba Asghar is more determined than ever as she prepares for next year’s Special Olympics for athletes with intellectual disabilities.