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Florida Special Olympics athlete set to make history [Video]

Florida Special Olympics athlete set to make history

Chris Nikic will be the first person with Down Syndrome to compete in a full-distance IRONMAN competition.

Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach     Duration: 01:02Published
Breakdancing: What a sport! [Video]

Breakdancing: What a sport!

Is it a dance? Is it a sport? Breakdancing or breaking is a form of street dance that has its origins in Bronx in New York. Breakers, also called b-boys and b-girls, can move to anything from soul to..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 03:42Published
Special Olympics Colorado raffling off a Ford Truck [Video]

Special Olympics Colorado raffling off a Ford Truck

Special Olympics Colorado is raffling off tickets to win a Ford truck. Tickets are available through Monday, November 2.

Credit: 7News - The Denver Channel     Duration: 02:59Published
China pushes indoor slopes ahead of Winter Games [Video]

China pushes indoor slopes ahead of Winter Games

China hopes to turn 300 million people into skiers and snowboarders in the coming years as it seeks to generate interest in the sport before the 2022 Winter Olympics and eyes a sector expected to reach..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published
Sprint 100m World Champion banned for two years [Video]

Sprint 100m World Champion banned for two years

The U.S. sprinter and 100 meter world champion Christian Coleman has been banned from competition for two years for breaching anti-doping whereabouts rules. The decision means he will miss next years..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published
Top sprinter Christian Coleman banned for two years for missing drug tests. [Video]

Top sprinter Christian Coleman banned for two years for missing drug tests.

World Champion sprinter Christian Coleman banned from rescheduled Tokyo Games for "whereabouts failures"

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:07Published
Libyan weightlifter fights for Olympic dream [Video]

Libyan weightlifter fights for Olympic dream

Weightlifter Ahmed Abu Zeriba has spent years braving Libya's raging war, harsh economic conditions, and now a global pandemic - all with one goal - to represent his country in Tokyo's 2021 Olympics...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published
U.S. gymnasts blaze a trail to Tokyo meet [Video]

U.S. gymnasts blaze a trail to Tokyo meet

Gymnasts are used to having pressure on their shoulders but the athletes heading to Tokyo for next month’s special meet might feel they are carrying an Olympian burden.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published
Growing tribe of Japanese proudly defies tattoo taboo, eyes Olympics boost [Video]

Growing tribe of Japanese proudly defies tattoo taboo, eyes Olympics boost

Breaking taboos: Japan's tattoo fans bare their ink as they go against the social norm in their country.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 05:49Published
Group Of Olympic Rowing Hopefuls Gather On Kelly Drive [Video]

Group Of Olympic Rowing Hopefuls Gather On Kelly Drive

They say COVID-19 is not slowing down their quest.

Credit: CBS 3 Philly     Duration: 00:23Published
Tokyo urges Olympics supporters to 'pack less, wait less' following security tests [Video]

Tokyo urges Olympics supporters to 'pack less, wait less' following security tests

Tokyo Games organisers complete three days of security tests as they prepare to host the rescheduled Olympics next year.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 03:36Published
UK Gov’t: Russian Hackers Planned to Hack the 2020 Tokyo Olympics [Video]

UK Gov’t: Russian Hackers Planned to Hack the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The UK has found Russian hackers sought to derail the already ill-fated 2020 Olympics.

Credit: Veuer     Duration: 00:52Published
DOJ calls out Russian hacking spree [Video]

DOJ calls out Russian hacking spree

[NFA] The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it has indicted six Russian intelligence agency hackers for a four-year long hacking spree that included attacks against the 2018 PyeongChang Winter..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:35Published
6 Russian military officers charged in vast hacking campaign [Video]

6 Russian military officers charged in vast hacking campaign

Six Russian military officers sought to use computer hacking to disrupt the French election, the Winter Olympics and U.S. businesses, according to the Justice Department.

Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach     Duration: 03:17Published
UK exposes Russian cyber attacks against Tokyo Olympics [Video]

UK exposes Russian cyber attacks against Tokyo Olympics

The Russian military intelligence service (GRU) carried out cyber attacks onofficials and organisations linked to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in an effort todisrupt the event, the UK Government has said.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:46Published
Medford swimmer is back in the water, chasing Olympic dreams [Video]

Medford swimmer is back in the water, chasing Olympic dreams

Marcus Gentry, who has basically been setting Oregon swimming records since he started swimming, competed in his first swim meet since March.

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Japan tests sports games capacity ahead of Olympics [Video]

Japan tests sports games capacity ahead of Olympics

Yokohama Stadium will hold three baseball games at around 80% capacity later this month as Japan looks to test its COVID-19 countermeasures at big events ahead of the rearranged Tokyo Olympics next..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published
How To Use The H.E.A.R.T Way [Video]

How To Use The H.E.A.R.T Way

For millions of Americans, uncertainty has been and will remain, a constant. In these uncertain times, how can you achieve success and stand out from the rest? Well, joining us with some of his..

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Ruby Rose Answers the Web's Most Searched Questions [Video]

Ruby Rose Answers the Web's Most Searched Questions

Ruby Rose answers the internet's most searched questions about herself. What is Ruby Rose's real name? What does Ruby eat? On what season did she start "Orange is the New Black"? Does she do her own..

Credit: WIRED     Duration: 12:55Published
Rochester Flyers returning to the field [Video]

Rochester Flyers returning to the field

Rochester Flyers waived the participation fee because they understand the financial difficulties many are facing right now. They accept donations and sell merchandise if you're interested in showing..

Credit: KIMTPublished
Colombian taekwondo Olympian begs for money to pay for healthcare [Video]

Colombian taekwondo Olympian begs for money to pay for healthcare

This is the moment a terminally ill former olympian begs for money at a traffic stop to pay for life-saving treatment.Former Colombian taekwondo athlete Milton Castro, 44, was seen begging for money..

Credit: Zenger News     Duration: 00:35Published
IOC expects international fans at Tokyo Games, investigating Belarus athlete discrimination claims [Video]

IOC expects international fans at Tokyo Games, investigating Belarus athlete discrimination claims

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Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 06:23Published
Tokyo Olympics organisers to save over $280 million with ‘simplification’ measures [Video]

Tokyo Olympics organisers to save over $280 million with ‘simplification’ measures

VIDEO SHOWS: FILE FOOTAGE OF OLYMPIC RINGS OUTSIDE TOKYO'S NATIONAL STADIUM / TOKYO 2020 OFFICIALS HOLDING NEWS CONFERENCE AFTER PRESENTING SIMPLIFICATION MEASURES TO IOC / SOUNDBITES FROM TOKYO 2020

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:18Published
No Days Off: Marshall Gerhke [Video]

No Days Off: Marshall Gerhke

11-year-old Marshall Gehrke already has his sights on the X-Games and Olympics.

Credit: Whistle     Duration: 01:13Published
Australia's winter Olympians make a splash with ski jump pool [Video]

Australia's winter Olympians make a splash with ski jump pool

Athletes prepare for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics at a year-round outdoor aerial facilities where freestyle skiers land in a swimming pool.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 03:19Published

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How Canada's men's basketball Olympic fate could be decided by the NBA schedule

With the NBA and its players reportedly negotiating a return to the court some time between the end of December and middle of January, that four-week gap could determine whether Canada's men's..
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WNBA legend Sue Bird and NWSL star Megan Rapinoe get engaged

Bird and Rapinoe have been in a relationship since meeting at the 2016 Olympics
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Tokyo 2020 announces refund policy for ticket buyers in Japan

Fans living in Japan who bought tickets for the postponed Tokyo Olympics have been guaranteed refunds, the local organizing committee said Friday. This does not apply to fans…
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Morgan Campbell explores what happened to banned sprinter Christian Coleman

CBC Sports' Morgan Campbell gave his opinion on U.S. sprinter Christian Coleman's recent ban after missing three drug tests, which will knock him out of the next summer's Tokyo Olympics.
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News24.com | Tokyo Olympics organisers launch refunds for tickets bought in Japan

Tokyo Olympics organisers have offered refunds for tickets bought in Japan, and promised more reimbursements if events are cancelled or fewer seats are available because of coronavirus problems at next..
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Absence of World's Fastest Man will deprive Tokyo Olympics of sorely-needed star power

Unless a last-ditch appeal of Christian Coleman succeeds, somebody besides the current World's Fastest Man will win Olympic gold in 2021, and his suspension will leave a long list of losers in its..
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NBCUniversal CEO Says Peacock Is the ‘Opposite of Quibi': ‘We Have Stuff People Want to Watch’

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Japanese gymnast Uchimura test positive for COVID-19 ahead of key meet

Japanese gymnast Kohei Uchimura has tested positive for COVID-19 ten days before he was due to take part in an international meet seen as a major test of Tokyo's capacity to hold events ahead of next..
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Breathonix announces 60 secs, on-site, non-intrusive rapid breath test for COVID-19

SINGAPORE, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Breathonix has developed a breath test to detect COVID-19 within a minute in-situ (on-site), achieving an accuracy above 90% at a recent pilot clinical trial..
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Siobhan-Marie O’Connor: Life in the ISL ‘Budapest bio-bubble’ and coping with 'invisible illness'

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor on her "invisible illness", rewatching favourite films and how life in the ‘Budapest bio-bubble’ could offer hope for the Olympics.
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Athletics: World's fastest man Christian Coleman exposed by receipts before Tokyo Olympics ban

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Not even the world's fastest man is that fast.Christian Coleman has been banned from athletics competition for two years – ruling him out of the Tokyo Olympics where he was favoured to win the 100m..
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Tokyo Olympic volunteer group training resumes after 8-month halt

The organizing committee of next summer's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics allowed the media Wednesday to watch an online training session for volunteers after the program resumed last week…
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From Pending Prison Sentence to Helping Kids Follow Their Dreams: Former Professional Baseball Player’s Graffiti Piece Behind His Grammar School Inspires Poetry Book and Foundation

Ryan Lee Nevins creates a series of children’s books and a non-profit foundation inspired by graffiti piece to help kids follow their dreams NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kids..
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Tokyo Olympics 2021: Parliamentary standing panel to monitor medal preparedness of THESE five disciplines

The Indian Parliamentary Standing Committee for the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) will monitor the medal preparedness of Boxing, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Hockey and shooting as India..
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World champion Christian Coleman to miss Tokyo Olympics after two-year ban

The 100-meter world champion has been banned after three violations of doping rules.
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Growing Tribe of Japanese Proudly Defies Tattoo Taboo, Eyes Olympics Boost

Shodai Horiren got her first tattoo on a lark while on a trip in Australia nearly three decades ago. Now she is tattooed from head to foot, even on her shaven scalp, and is one of Japan's most renowned..
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Marnie McBean brings first-hand experience of conquering challenges to her role as Canadian chef de mission at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. But rather than offering motivational talks for athletes as they..
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Paralympian Blake Leeper, ruled ineligible for Olympics, says he is ‘baffled’ by the decision


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Christian Coleman, American 100-meter world champion, receives two-year ban and is set to miss Tokyo Olympics

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Christian Coleman to miss Olympics after being banned for whereabouts failure


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