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Olympic gold medalist visits Joint Base Langley-Eustis to share her story of sexual assault

NEWPORT NEWS, VA. – Olympic Judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison is at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Harrison will share her experience with sexual assault in hopes to make a difference. 101 more words


Judo Star Kayla Harrison Takes Up MMA

Judo star and (to some) “the next Ronda Rousey” Kayla Harrison has decided to pursue a career in mixed martial arts.

Harrison’s decision to enter the world of MMA was not without misgivings. 18 more words

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Local quartet captures indoor track titles at LSU

Four area athletes brought home state titles to northwest Louisiana after the LHSAA Indoor Track Meet Saturday at LSU’s indoor facility.

Haughton’s Josh Lister and Byrd’s Kyah Loyd captured the Division I 60 meter dash crowns after running 6.84 and 7.53 respectively. 200 more words


Kayla Harrison: Ronda Rousey should have handled comeback differently

Olympic judo champion Kayla Harrison believes Ronda Rousey‘s comeback fight should have been an easier match rather than a title bout and that Rousey needs to take “a hard look” at the people around her. 295 more words


Kayla Harrison: 'No one does underdog better than Ronda Rousey'

Ronda Rousey isn’t saying much publicly leading up to her comeback fight against Amanda Nunes on Friday.

But former judo training partner Kayla Harrison is. 242 more words


Why Kayla Harrison May Not Be The Next Ronda Rousey

When U.S. judo fighter Kayla Harrison won the gold medal at this year’s Olympics there were a number of publications who were quick to suggest that she could be the next Ronda Rousey — a decorated judo competitor who transitioned to mixed martial arts. 31 more words

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2x Olympic Judo Champ Kayla Harrison Signs with WSOF

2x  Olympic Judo Champion Kayla Harrison just made an announcement that is going to make a lot of people very happy. She just inked a fresh new deal with rising MMA promotion World Series of Fighting to take part as a commentator starting in the new year, as well as transition her Judo skills to the cage. 233 more words