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Russia names flag bearer for Rio Olympic Opening Ceremony

Russia’s depleted Olympic team named its flag bearer for the Rio Games Opening Ceremony, giving the honor to volleyball player Sergei Tetyukhin, who’s set to make his sixth Olympic appearance at 40 years old. 288 more words

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Different aspects to Gymnastics!!!

We are going to start with Tumbling and Trampolining, and then move on to the other forms and aspects of gymnastics

: Trampolining and tumbling consists of four events, individual and synchronized trampoline, double mini trampoline, and tumbling (also known as power tumbling or rod floor).Since 2000, Individual trampoline has been included in the Olympic Games… 365 more words

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#PGA Championship tees off at #Baltusrol

#PGA Championship tees off at #Baltusrol today in last major before #Rio2016 #Olympics PGA Championship http://ow.ly/HZKg302Horr

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Gabby Douglas Can Make USA Gymnastics History At Olympics With 'Very, Very Good' Preparation

Gabby Douglas just might be peaking at the right time.

Douglas’ good form has put her in contention for a place in USA Gymnastics’ lineup in the all-around competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, national team coordinator Martha Karolyi told NBC Sports on Monday. 250 more words

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The Paramount to host an Olympics for beer lovers

Although most of us can’t bend it on the beam like Gabby Douglas or slice like a fish through the water like Michael Phelps, we can do one thing rather well — drink beer. 267 more words

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Putin accuses IAAF of 'discrimination' as most of Russia's athletes are barred from Olympics

LONDON — Vladimir Putin condemned the expulsion of all but one member of Russia’s athletics team from the Olympics as “pure discrimination” Wednesday as the country continued to rail against being found guilty of state-sponsored doping. 563 more words

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