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Khaleej Times
Kneale guns for double trap in 2020 Olympicsholder Tim Kneale has backed British Olympic champion Peter Wilson in saying th
Kneale guns for double trap in 2020 Olympics
Khaleej Times / Posted 15 hours ago
holder Tim Kneale has backed British Olympic champion Peter Wilson in saying that the event should not be dropped from the 2020 Olympics and said he was open to seeing a mixed event in Tokyo. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the... Read more
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ESPN
Quick 9: Why can't the top two tours get along?stroke-play was the best avenue to determine a champion. The format will undou
Quick 9: Why can't the top two tours get along?
ESPN / Posted 22 hours ago
stroke-play was the best avenue to determine a champion. The format will undoubtedly be looked at again prior to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Expanding the field and allowing for an individual and team competition -- you could have more... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Giant $26.5m wave pool for SydneyPark. Australia has already produced some of the world’s best surfers, and wit
Giant $26.5m wave pool for Sydney
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Park. Australia has already produced some of the world’s best surfers, and with a campaign for surfing to be included at the 2020 Olympics, the opportunities to surf in Australia are really taking off.Sports Minister Stuart Ayres. The park will... Read more
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Strathmore Standard
Brentwood School project bound for 2020 OlympicsStudents from Brentwood Elementary School will have their handiwork displayed a
Brentwood School project bound for 2020 Olympics
Strathmore Standard / Posted yesterday
Students from Brentwood Elementary School will have their handiwork displayed at the 2020 Olympics – literally. The Strathmore school was chosen to create a section of the Biggest Painting in the World, a project designed to nurture peace, love and... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Maple Ridge athletes Climbing onto nationals podiumfor Team Canada in all three disciplines of competitive sport climbing. Competi
Maple Ridge athletes Climbing onto nationals podium
Maple Ridge News / Posted yesterday
for Team Canada in all three disciplines of competitive sport climbing. Competitive sport climbing is also on the radar for the 2020 Olympics being one of the few sports on the short list for inclusion. That has thousands of competitive climbers... Read more
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BC Local News
Maple Ridge athletes Climbing onto nationals podiumfor Team Canada in all three disciplines of competitive sport climbing. Competi
Maple Ridge athletes Climbing onto nationals podium
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
for Team Canada in all three disciplines of competitive sport climbing. Competitive sport climbing is also on the radar for the 2020 Olympics being one of the few sports on the short list for inclusion. That has thousands of competitive climbers... Read more
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Breitbart
Miniaturized Fusion Device Turns Drones into Bomb-Sniffing Dogsbombs without hurting anybody,” says Kulcinski. Japan is looking to implement t
Miniaturized Fusion Device Turns Drones into Bomb-Sniffing Dogs
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
bombs without hurting anybody,” says Kulcinski. Japan is looking to implement the technology to strengthen security for the 2020 Olympics, focusing on detecting backpack explosives. While the possibilities abound, the technology has some... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Olympic door opens for Breanna Stewart with Candace Parker’s omission from teamMaya Moore and Diana Taurasi on the 2016 Olympic team. Stewart was expected to
Olympic door opens for Breanna Stewart with Candace Parker’s omission from team
The Register Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
Maya Moore and Diana Taurasi on the 2016 Olympic team. Stewart was expected to be a central figure in the preparations for the 2020 Olympics with many of the mainstays with the U.S. national team nearing the latter stages of their careers. USA... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Olympic door opens for Breanna Stewart with Candace Parker’s omission from teamMaya Moore and Diana Taurasi on the 2016 Olympic team. Stewart was expected to
Olympic door opens for Breanna Stewart with Candace Parker’s omission from team
The Middletown Press / Posted 2 days ago
Maya Moore and Diana Taurasi on the 2016 Olympic team. Stewart was expected to be a central figure in the preparations for the 2020 Olympics with many of the mainstays with the U.S. national team nearing the latter stages of their careers. USA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gambia Flounder in Abuja Tournamentfrom The Gambia to qualify to the Olympics, however the nation has to wait for
Gambia Flounder in Abuja Tournament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
from The Gambia to qualify to the Olympics, however the nation has to wait for the next Continental Cup Qualifications for the 2020 Olympics Games. The Gambia dashed their hopes of making it through to the semis after conceding heavy defeat... Read more
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The Register
Tokyo rebrands 2020 OlympicsLOGOWATCH Tokyo has whipped the covers off a couple of new logos for the 2020 O
Tokyo rebrands 2020 Olympics
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
LOGOWATCH Tokyo has whipped the covers off a couple of new logos for the 2020 Olympics, after it was forced to bin the previous brand frontage over plagiarism claims. According to the organisers, Asao Tokolo's "harmonized chequered emblem" featuring... Read more
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BC Local News
Maple Ridge speed climbers race to podium at national eventit tougher and tougher to qualify for National Team," Terry said. "Competitive
Maple Ridge speed climbers race to podium at national event
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
it tougher and tougher to qualify for National Team," Terry said. "Competitive sport climbing is also on the radar for the 2020 Olympics being one of the few sports on the shortlist for this event; this has thousands of competitive climbers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rowing, Canoe and Sailing Federation Targets Early Tokyo 2020 Preparationof 20 rowing/kayak boats donated by Mutual Benefits Assurance PLC to the federa
Rowing, Canoe and Sailing Federation Targets Early Tokyo 2020 Preparation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
of 20 rowing/kayak boats donated by Mutual Benefits Assurance PLC to the federation as landmark event in preparation for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Speaking during the recent commissioning by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, at... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Mike Cassidy, Rod Dixon headline Michael McVey 5K Runmarathon berth in the U.S. Olympic Trials, breezed to a victory in 15:20.61 whi
Mike Cassidy, Rod Dixon headline Michael McVey 5K Run
Staten Island Advance / Posted 5 days ago
marathon berth in the U.S. Olympic Trials, breezed to a victory in 15:20.61 while promising to make another run at the 2020 Olympics. "I hopefully have a lot of running years ahead of me," said Cassidy, who struggled with injuries for a... Read more
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Japan Today
Gov't to test biometric cashless payments for foreign tourists ‹ Japan Todayservices in the country. Initiatives allowing tourists to rely less on cash co
Gov't to test biometric cashless payments for foreign tourists ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 9 days ago
services in the country. Initiatives allowing tourists to rely less on cash could help boost visitor numbers ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo. The system using biometric identification technology, known as the Omotenashi... Read more
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Pilipino Star
LRT-1 Cavite extension likely to miss 2020 targetdeal. DOTC Secretary Joseph Abaya said earlier the surge in demand for rolling
LRT-1 Cavite extension likely to miss 2020 target
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
deal. DOTC Secretary Joseph Abaya said earlier the surge in demand for rolling stocks in Japan given Tokyo’s hosting of the 2020 Olympics, is expected to have affected Japanese firms’ interest to take part in the auction. Only Japanese-led... Read more
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The Star
Four hockey players to trade sticks for batons starting Maythe police training next February. “I featured in the 2014 World Cup (in The H
Four hockey players to trade sticks for batons starting May
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
the police training next February. “I featured in the 2014 World Cup (in The Hague, Holland) ... I hope to play in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo before I retire,” said Razie, who was a member of the Malaysian team who won silver in the 2010... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Keen boxers win $2000 scholarshipso far was representing New Zealand at last year's world junior boxing champs i
Keen boxers win $2000 scholarship
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
so far was representing New Zealand at last year's world junior boxing champs in Russia. His aim was to compete in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Related ContentSkateboarders rack up ACC claimsMPs acknowledge lack of supportArmed trio rob... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Lopez bows to Thai, misses Olympic bidnext tournaments that I have. It will only ignite me to pursue the next Olympic
Lopez bows to Thai, misses Olympic bid
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
next tournaments that I have. It will only ignite me to pursue the next Olympics,” said Lopez, who will be 23 by the time the 2020 Olympics are held in Tokyo. Lopez wished Alora, who won the silver medal in her division the other day, all the... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan enacts law to increase cybersecurity specialists ‹ Japan TodayThe Diet has enacted legislation to increase the number of specialists with ski
Japan enacts law to increase cybersecurity specialists ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 12 days ago
The Diet has enacted legislation to increase the number of specialists with skills to counter cyberattacks ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo. Under the revised law on cybersecurity, a new national qualification for those who... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Tokyo 2020 Olympic eventing course designer revealedThe eventing cross-country course-designer for the 2020 Olympics has been revea
Tokyo 2020 Olympic eventing course designer revealed
Horse and Hound / Posted 12 days ago
The eventing cross-country course-designer for the 2020 Olympics has been revealed. Rolex Kentucky CCI4* course designer Derek di Grazia has confirmed he will be designing both the course for the 2018 World Equestrian Games in Bromont, Canada, and... Read more
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Japan Today
Mori Building unveils redevelopment projects for Toranomon Hills area ‹ Japan Todaywhile the Toranomon Hills Station Tower is set to open in 2022 with a partial o
Mori Building unveils redevelopment projects for Toranomon Hills area ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 15 days ago
while the Toranomon Hills Station Tower is set to open in 2022 with a partial opening of the subway station in time for the 2020 Olympics. Each of the buildings has been designed in line with Mori Building’s “Vertical Garden City” concept,... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Whyte’s Rio dream overI wasn't running that good. ‘‘I hadn't raced much from January onwards because
Whyte’s Rio dream over
Otago Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
I wasn't running that good. ‘‘I hadn't raced much from January onwards because of injuries.'' He hoped to qualify for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo instead, he said. Before getting back on the track, Whyte planned to travel to New York and... Read more
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ESPN
Eq. Guinea women's soccer out of 2020 GamesZURICH -- FIFA disqualified the Equatorial Guinea women's soccer team from the
Eq. Guinea women's soccer out of 2020 Games
ESPN / Posted 15 days ago
ZURICH -- FIFA disqualified the Equatorial Guinea women's soccer team from the 2020 Olympics on Monday for fielding a player with "forged or falsified documents," the latest sanction for a country with a history of selecting ineligible players from... Read more
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Herald Sun
Shattered Parnov vows to fight onpain of having her Rio hopes dashed. But she’s adamant the traumatic experienc
Shattered Parnov vows to fight on
Herald Sun / Posted 16 days ago
pain of having her Rio hopes dashed. But she’s adamant the traumatic experience won’t hold her back in her quest to make the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. “I can’t just say, ‘Why me’, because all great athletes have these stories behind them,” Parnov... Read more
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SportsFan
Shattered Parnov eyes off 2020 Olympicspain of having her Rio hopes dashed. But she's adamant the traumatic experienc
Shattered Parnov eyes off 2020 Olympics
SportsFan / Posted 16 days ago
pain of having her Rio hopes dashed. But she's adamant the traumatic experience won't hold her back in her quest to make the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. "I can't just say, 'Why me', because all great athletes have these stories behind them," Parnov... Read more
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Philly.com
Olympic wrestler Burroughs visits Winslow, his old schoolwrestlers. Earlier, another young fan asked Burroughs about his plans after wr
Olympic wrestler Burroughs visits Winslow, his old school
Philly.com / Posted 16 days ago
wrestlers. Earlier, another young fan asked Burroughs about his plans after wrestling. He noted that he hopes to compete through the 2020 Olympics, then said, "Who knows? Maybe I'll come back here and coach Winslow wrestling." @Phi... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Mackay juniors will learn from four-time Olympianthe program after the 2008 games in Beijing. "In August the decision will be m
Mackay juniors will learn from four-time Olympian
The Daily Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
the program after the 2008 games in Beijing. "In August the decision will be made to see if softball is re-instated for the 2020 Olympics," Harding said. "At this stage it is looking very positive, as Japan is the host ... and they are the... Read more
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HITC Sport
Anthony Joshua punches harder than Tyson Fury where money matterspro career if he choose to.” Tszyu’s other son, Nikita, also made headlines a
Anthony Joshua punches harder than Tyson Fury where money matters
HITC Sport / Posted 17 days ago
pro career if he choose to.” Tszyu’s other son, Nikita, also made headlines a few years ago when he said he would forgo the 2020 Olympics, if selected, to turn professional as soon as possible. There has been no sign of him yet. Tszyu Sr, a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australian Swimming Championships Olympic Trials: Canberra's Ben Treffers misses out on Rioisn't held at the Olympics. He will now take a couple of days to reassess and
Australian Swimming Championships Olympic Trials: Canberra's Ben Treffers misses out on Rio
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
isn't held at the Olympics. He will now take a couple of days to reassess and decide whether he wants to push on towards the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. It is the second time Treffers has narrowly failed to qualify for an Olympics. He missed out by... Read more
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The North West Star
Australian Swimming Championships Olympic Trials: Canberra's Ben Treffers misses out on Rioisn't held at the Olympics. He will now take a couple of days to reassess and
Australian Swimming Championships Olympic Trials: Canberra's Ben Treffers misses out on Rio
The North West Star / Posted 19 days ago
isn't held at the Olympics. He will now take a couple of days to reassess and decide whether he wants to push on towards the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. It is the second time Treffers has narrowly failed to qualify for an Olympics. He missed out by... Read more
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Mashable
Tourists in Japan could soon use their fingertips to pay for stuffthe country in spring of 2017. The Japanese government hopes the program — whi
Tourists in Japan could soon use their fingertips to pay for stuff
Mashable / Posted 19 days ago
the country in spring of 2017. The Japanese government hopes the program — which is voluntary — will be fully in place by the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. The data collected from tourists' transactions will also be used to analyze behaviors and plan... Read more
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TribLIVE
‘Starchitect’ pushed boundaries for women — and menLondon because she didn't like the questions, and when her dramatic curvilinear
‘Starchitect’ pushed boundaries for women — and men
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
London because she didn't like the questions, and when her dramatic curvilinear designs for the main stadium in Japan for the 2020 Olympics were turned down, she blamed it on Japanese architects being jealous. She won the Pritzker Prize in... Read more
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The Manila Times
Japan unveils final 4 candidates for Tokyo 2020 Olympics logodesigner of the successful logo will be awarded Y1 million ($9,255.83) and a ti
Japan unveils final 4 candidates for Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
designer of the successful logo will be awarded Y1 million ($9,255.83) and a ticket to the opening ceremonies of both the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. Meanwhile, opening the selection process to the public drew criticism from the American... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
DiBacco wrestles way to the tophometown and her country at the Olympics. She narrowly missed a Team Canada spo
DiBacco wrestles way to the top
Barrie Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
hometown and her country at the Olympics. She narrowly missed a Team Canada spot for this summer's Olympics but admitted the 2020 Olympics remain on her long-term radar. "I think, for any serious athlete, the Olympics are in the back of your... Read more
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CTV News
Injuries test Canadian women's rugby sevens depth on World Serieshis hand. Players like 19-year-old Charity Williams and 20-year-old Emmanuela J
Injuries test Canadian women's rugby sevens depth on World Series
CTV News / Posted 21 days ago
his hand. Players like 19-year-old Charity Williams and 20-year-old Emmanuela Jada, originally thought of as prospects for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, both figure in Tait's team for the Atlanta 7s rugby tournament, which opens Friday. Caroline... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Sold for scrap: great city buildings that were stupidly demolishedof Tokyo’s 1964 Olympics, the Okura is now being demolished in favour of a bigg
Sold for scrap: great city buildings that were stupidly demolished
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 22 days ago
of Tokyo’s 1964 Olympics, the Okura is now being demolished in favour of a bigger hotel that will be built in time for the 2020 Olympics iteration. An astonishing period piece that mixed traditional and modern, craft and technology, it has been... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Top of the morning, April 6, 2016who were interested in being on the team. I liked it mostly because my friends
Top of the morning, April 6, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
who were interested in being on the team. I liked it mostly because my friends were doing it. Can I count you in for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo? Probably not. Archery isn't a thing I want to do professionally. Before shooting, you... Read more
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The Star
Journey to Tokyo Olympics begin in Ipoh for hockey teamIPOH: Malaysia’s hockey journey to the 2020 Olympics begins Wednesday at the Su
Journey to Tokyo Olympics begin in Ipoh for hockey team
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
IPOH: Malaysia’s hockey journey to the 2020 Olympics begins Wednesday at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. Having failed miserably in qualifying for this year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) set about rebuilding the... Read more
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Japan Today
Gov't to train 1,000 cybersecurity experts by 2020 Olympics ‹ Japan Todaytrain about 1,000 cybersecurity specialists in the next four years to beef up i
Gov't to train 1,000 cybersecurity experts by 2020 Olympics ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 25 days ago
train about 1,000 cybersecurity specialists in the next four years to beef up its ability to combat cyberattacks ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo. The training target is the pillar of an anti-cyberattack policy officially... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
DiBacco named top female athletehometown and her country at the Olympics. She narrowly missed a Team Canada spo
DiBacco named top female athlete
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 27 days ago
hometown and her country at the Olympics. She narrowly missed a Team Canada spot for this summer's Olympics but admitted the 2020 Olympics remain on her long-term radar. "I think, for any serious athlete, the Olympics are in the back of your... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Zaha Hadid was a brilliant, radical leader in the world of architecturetroubled by their pursuit of innovation. Last year, her firm lost the commissio
Zaha Hadid was a brilliant, radical leader in the world of architecture
The Globe and Mail / Posted 28 days ago
troubled by their pursuit of innovation. Last year, her firm lost the commission to design Tokyo’s main stadium for the 2020 Olympics after the design, following two years of work, was judged too expensive to be realized. But Hadid was not... Read more
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BC Local News
Nanaimo swimmers make Olympic trialsin South Dakota in the fall. There, she will help pioneer a brand-new swim prog
Nanaimo swimmers make Olympic trials
BC Local News / Posted 28 days ago
in South Dakota in the fall. There, she will help pioneer a brand-new swim program and work toward a long-term goal of the 2020 Olympics. “I know for sure I’m probably not going to make this team this year,” she said. “In my head, I know that,... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Major coup as Ireland sign up to take on England at Greene King IPA Sevens tournament in Bury St EdmundsEngland squad. The IRFU (Ireland) are now investing in a full Rugby Sevens dev
Major coup as Ireland sign up to take on England at Greene King IPA Sevens tournament in Bury St Edmunds
Ipswich Star / Posted 28 days ago
England squad. The IRFU (Ireland) are now investing in a full Rugby Sevens development programme with qualification for the 2020 Olympics as a specific target, and they see competitions like the Greene King IPA 7s as a vital part of that... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Nanaimo swimmers make Olympic trialsin South Dakota in the fall. There, she will help pioneer a brand-new swim prog
Nanaimo swimmers make Olympic trials
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 28 days ago
in South Dakota in the fall. There, she will help pioneer a brand-new swim program and work toward a long-term goal of the 2020 Olympics. “I know for sure I’m probably not going to make this team this year,” she said. “In my head, I know that,... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
Soccer player back on ODP team | March 31, 2016spread their wings and fly. You don’t know if they’re that one in a million.”
Soccer player back on ODP team | March 31, 2016
Swartz Creek View / Posted 29 days ago
spread their wings and fly. You don’t know if they’re that one in a million.” Avery’s goal is to play for the U.S. team in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Beyond that, he’d like to play professionally in Europe, while continuing to play for his... Read more
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The Burton View
Soccer player back on ODP team | March 31, 2016spread their wings and fly. You don’t know if they’re that one in a million.”
Soccer player back on ODP team | March 31, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 29 days ago
spread their wings and fly. You don’t know if they’re that one in a million.” Avery’s goal is to play for the U.S. team in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Beyond that, he’d like to play professionally in Europe, while continuing to play for his... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Non-compliant Spain lagging on doping: Olympics chieflaw change impossible. Blanco, though, insists attitudes to doping in Spain mu
Non-compliant Spain lagging on doping: Olympics chief
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 29 days ago
law change impossible. Blanco, though, insists attitudes to doping in Spain must change having overseen Madrid's bid for the 2020 Olympics severely undermined by the still ongoing Operation Puerto investigation into blood doping of cyclists. "It... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Levorson preps for Olympic trialsin, and maintain all her strengths, I believe she has a real possibility to mak
Levorson preps for Olympic trials
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 30 days ago
in, and maintain all her strengths, I believe she has a real possibility to make national teams in the future and certainly the 2020 Olympics would be a great goal to attain,” said Vander Meulen, who rejoined the Kokanee as head coach in 2015. He... Read more
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Orange County Register
Would 11-time world champion Kelly Slater surf in the Olympics?Surfing is close to making its way into the 2020 Olympics - and surf fans have
Would 11-time world champion Kelly Slater surf in the Olympics?
Orange County Register / Posted 1 months ago
Surfing is close to making its way into the 2020 Olympics - and surf fans have wondered: Would 11-time world champion Kelly Slater compete? Slater, who unveiled his perfect man-made wave last year, obviously wouldn't mind surfing waves by a... Read more
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