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High-flying opening ceremonies dazzle FINA crowd

Windsor’s Felicia Maguire had everyone sitting on the edge of their seats at the opening ceremonies of the FINA World Swimming Championships Monday at Caesars Windsor. 636 more words

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Favorite Olympic Moments: Barcelona 1992 - The Flame's Bull's-eye

The Opening Ceremony’s full of pomp and circumstance, probably the most impressive of which is the lighting of the Olympic Cauldron. After a long journey from Greece and around the host nation, the Flame gets transferred to some type of cauldron and is the visible reminder to the whole city that the Olympics are on. 175 more words

Olympics

Tribute to the 2016 Rio Olympics

For 16 days in August, the Games of the XXXI Olympiad were played in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  For all of those days, there were intense competitions where individuals and teams fought to be the Best-of-the-Best, to achieve winning a Gold Medal. 508 more words

Culture

Opening Ceremonies at Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — The 2016 Little League World Series is officially underway in Lycoming County. There were plenty of smiles on the faces of players from all over the world as they took part in this year’s opening ceremonies at Volunteer Stadium. 143 more words

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An Olympic heart: Carter Morrison's journey to the Rio Games

Eleven-year-old Carter Morrison walked proudly alongside Canadian flag-bearer Rosie McLennan during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games opening ceremonies.

The boy from Carlyle, Sask. was one of five Canadians selected through the Ronald McDonald House Charities to act as a tree-bearer during the Parade of Nations on August 5. 299 more words

Sports

What Were They Thinking?

After 3 days of success stories, tears and losses, the one image that I still can not get out of my mind – the one that stands out the most – is from the opening ceremonies.  309 more words

Olympic TV Watching

On our way in to work (yes, we’re sharing a car again… the Cavalier once again bites the dust), I asked Brian what I should write about for the blog entry today. 595 more words

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