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DECA Fun: Day 1

What? Another post about the DECA State competition? I couldn’t resist. There was so much that we did while on this trip, and I wanted to recap all of the fun times that we had rather than just the stress of the roleplays and presentations! 1,300 more words

Opening Ceremonies at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics: Getting in by Hook or by Crook

Konjiki Tsukasa was on October 10. So he thought it would be great to get married on October 10. And since the Olympics were in town, why not get married at the… 382 more words


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


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


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


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