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Former MSU sprinter dies in swimming accident

Daundre Barnaby, a former Mississippi State sprinter and 2012 Olympian, died Friday afternoon in a swimming accident while training with the Canadian National Team.

Barnaby was swimming in the ocean with teammates Friday morning in St. 248 more words

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Herzog & de Meuron's buildings have the capacity to 'astonish'

When the design for the new Vancouver Art Gallery is unveiled this spring, the city will be getting a building designed by Herzog & de Meuron… 1,090 more words

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Triple Gold Club Member Mikael Samuelsson Retires

Swedish forward Mikael Samuelsson, who held a nearly perfect international playing record and joined the elite Triple Gold Club in 2008 with the Detroit Red Wings, announced his retirement from pro hockey at the age of 38. 305 more words

World Championships

Golden Calf Idols of the Olympics, and What Happened in Berlin, 1936

Golden Calf Idols of the Olympics, and What Happened in Berlin, 1936

Both the World Cup and Olympics make a supreme appeal to hero worship, the manipulation of national pride, and the absurdities of a mega-billion dollar industry hiding behind the facade of sport.  2,051 more words


500 Days Until the Rio 2016 Olympic Cauldron Lighting Ceremony

Today marks the 500-day mark until the 2016 Summer Olympic Games begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 5. Local organizers joined in the celebration by releasing the… 1,426 more words

London 2012

Vauclair Retires From Eisgenossen Prior To Worlds

Another core member of the Swiss national team will no longer wear the cross on his chest in Prague, as defensive anchor Julien Vauclair today announced his retirement from the… 208 more words

World Championships

Golden Girl

A motivational read: Natalie Coughlin born in August 23, 1982, at age 15 was the first person ever to qualify for all 14 women events at the U.S. 286 more words