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U.S. Supreme Court denies appeal seeking return of Jim Thorpe's remains

The Jim Thorpe Memorial in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania (REUTERS/Joe McDonald)

By Heide Brandes

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by a Native American nation and legendary athlete… 428 more words


Art and Sports


  • LiteratureThe quest to discover a definition for “literature” is a road that is much traveled, though the point of arrival, if ever reached, is seldom satisfactory.
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Get Ready to Pent!

Greetings from the 2016 Ice Dragon Pent Coordinators!

There are a lot of A&S competitions on the horizon, and it is not too early to start thinking about the mother of them all, the Ice Dragon Pentathlon! 437 more words

Arts & Sciences

Hello there… My blogsite is named BIGATHLON, because it reminds me of my Sporty Side during my teenage years where I often play different kind of sports and events as long as I can manage to execute the right technique and execution… My Coach then said to me that if there is an event that would suit me, it would be BIGATHLON. 43 more words

The Ever Elusive Olympic Dream

This post has taken me a while to write, so I apologise. I wanted to provide all you lovely readers with an insight into what went down at our first Olympic Qualifier and the most important competition for a European athlete for the last 3 years. 2,188 more words

A Week In The Mountains

We are coming to the end of our altitude camp up in Font Romeu. It has been a tough couple of weeks but the camp has gone really well and so far I am in one piece (YEY). 1,303 more words

Cleburne to bid for 2024 Olympics?

Rumors are spreading that Cleburne, Texas, is preparing a bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics after Boston’s withdrawal from competition. The rationale is as follows: 96 more words