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Casey's in Council Bluffs wins big in Special Olympics fundraiser - The Daily Nonpareil


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Casey's in Council Bluffs wins big in Special Olympics fundraiser
The Daily Nonpareil
Robert Wachter, manager of the Casey's store on Sherwood Drive, holds a plaque for raising more money than any other Casey's store in Iowa for the Special Olympics. Staff photo/Tim Rohwer. A local Casey's General Store was Iowa's top performer from a ...

Hundreds bowl for Special Olympics of Wisconsin - WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)


WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Hundreds bowl for Special Olympics of Wisconsin
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
WAUWATOSA -- Around 800 athletes attended the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics bowling event in Wauwatosa Sunday. Many families credit Special Olympics of Wisconsin for changing their child's life. One of them is Sarah Bergstrom.

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Going for the Gold: From the Olympics to Hollywood - Concho valley homepage


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Going for the Gold: From the Olympics to Hollywood
Concho valley homepage
Every Olympian has a story. Eric LeMarque's goes beyond a quest for gold. His includes a fight for his life. Eric grew up in California and quickly fell in love with and excelled at hockey. In 1994 he would join the French National Team at the Winter ...

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No active athletes in Olympic doping probe - biathlon body - Virginian-Pilot


No active athletes in Olympic doping probe - biathlon body
Virginian-Pilot
SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — The International Biathlon Union says no active athletes are suspects in an International Olympic Committee investigation of Russian doping at the 2014 Winter Games. The IOC is investigating alleged swapping of dirty samples ...

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Weekend Olympic roundup: US women's hockey beats Canada, US men's bobsled national roster announced - NBC Olympics


NBC Olympics

Weekend Olympic roundup: US women's hockey beats Canada, US men's bobsled national roster announced
NBC Olympics
9 in Lake Placid, will determine the number of sleds the U.S. can send to the 2018 Winter Olympics. A maximum of three countries will be able to send three sleds to PyeongChang in both two-man and four-man. The U.S. qualified three sleds in two-man and ...

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South Korean Olympic organizers downplay concern over NKorea ... - ABC News

Pole Dancing Is Officially Considered a Sport, And Might Be In the Olympics Very Soon - Maxim


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Pole Dancing Is Officially Considered a Sport, And Might Be In the Olympics Very Soon
Maxim
It means pole dancing is one step closer to qualifying as an Olympic sport! That's incredible news, and means we might see beautiful women grip shiny stripper poles with their sexy, muscular thighs and swing around like it's no big deal in the Olympics ...
Poker, pole dancing, and arm wrestling may soon be Olympic sports WSMV Nashville
A sporting chance: Could pole dancing & poker be in the Olympics? RT
Pole dancing and poker could be included in Olympic Games The Independent

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President Bach guest of Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo - addresses world mayors at climate conference - Olympics


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President Bach guest of Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo - addresses world mayors at climate conference
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For Mayor Hidalgo, "the Olympic Games Paris 2024 are a way to bring something to the people of Paris and to France in general." And she said that, "the reforms of Olympic Agenda 2020 were a determining factor for Paris to bid for the Olympic Games.
Mayor Garcetti in Paris handles climate and Olympic Games business MyNewsLA.com

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Special Olympics Virginia to hold tennis fundraiser at Boar's Head - The Daily Progress


The Daily Progress

Special Olympics Virginia to hold tennis fundraiser at Boar's Head
The Daily Progress
“I've done some really cool things in my tennis career, things that I've really enjoyed doing,” Manilla said, “but there are none that have touched my heart like Special Olympics. To be named the head coach is just such an honor for me. It's just ...

Utah needs $39M to improve venues as state seeks possible Olympic bid - ESPN


ESPN

Utah needs $39M to improve venues as state seeks possible Olympic bid
ESPN
SALT LAKE CITY -- A foundation that runs venues from the 2002 Winter Olympics in the Salt Lake City area needs $39 million over the next decade for infrastructure improvements that would put the city in position to make a bid for a future Olympics in ...
Swiss lawmakers agree on $1B backing for 2026 Olympic bid USA TODAY
Innsbruck residents say no to 2026 Winter Olympic bid – OlympicTalk OlympicTalk (blog)
Salt Lake City forms Winter Olympics exploratory committee; will Denver follow suit? Vail Daily News
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