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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Brave conquers fear: Amazing Grace on the watershare the water with 16 Olympials including 5 time Gold Medalist, Missy Frankli
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 4 hours ago
share the water with 16 Olympials including 5 time Gold Medalist, Missy Franklin. Grace’s goal has been to swim at the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo. “I’m so excited to see them and be the water with them,” Grace said smiling. “I want to see if I can... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Brave conquers fear: Watershare the water with 16 Olympials including 5 time Gold Medalist, Missy Frankli
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 5 hours ago
share the water with 16 Olympials including 5 time Gold Medalist, Missy Franklin. Grace’s goal has been to swim at the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo. “I’m so excited to see them and be the water with them,” Grace said smiling. “I want to see if I can... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Sprinter, bowler claim Para Games golds( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 “Her time actually qualifies h
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 “Her time actually qualifies her in the Asian Para Games and the Paralympics,” said Denada. Christopher Chiu Yue gave the Phl its third gold in tenpin bowling at the Bandar Sunway in... Read more
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Vail Daily
After 44 surgeries and an amputation, Marines veteran Sgt. Kirstie Ennis given a new Glenwood Springs homedeeply in love with. "Snowboarding is one of my first true loves," Ennis said.
Vail Daily / Posted 10 hours ago
deeply in love with. "Snowboarding is one of my first true loves," Ennis said. She is now training to compete in the 2018 Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. "What I like about [snowboaring and mountaineering] is that its something you do by... Read more
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The Mercury News
‘Dancing With the Stars’: Jordan Fisher, Lindsey Stirling the dancing delights of Week 1that lasted four years before she started to recover but was confined to a whee
The Mercury News / Posted 10 hours ago
that lasted four years before she started to recover but was confined to a wheelchair. She decided to enter the 2012 London Paralympics where she won a gold and three silver medals in swimming, then became a sportscaster for ESPN in 2015, and a year... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Sprinter Honasan strikes gold for Philippines in ASEAN Para Gamesde Vega because at a very young age, she’s also as good. Her time actually qual
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 hours ago
de Vega because at a very young age, she’s also as good. Her time actually qualifies her in the Asian Para Games and the Paralympics,” he said. Meanwhile, Christopher Chiu Yue gave the Philippines its third gold in tenpin bowling at the Bandar... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Invictus Games will celebrate Canada's finestthat took him to places like Afghanistan and Haiti, will represent team Canada
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
that took him to places like Afghanistan and Haiti, will represent team Canada in sitting volleyball and swimming at the paralympics founded by Prince Harry exclusively for wounded veterans. “We had two training camps (one in Kingston and... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
IOC President to Wrap Up Two-Day Los Angeles Visitclosing ceremonies. The visit comes five days after the IOC unanimously select
NBC Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
closing ceremonies. The visit comes five days after the IOC unanimously selected Los Angeles to host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympics. Bach also attended the Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday to begin the two-day visit to the Los Angeles area. Bach,... Read more
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Daily Star
Moment North Korean athlete lands violently on his neck during acrobat trick gone wrongrushed to hospital. Athletes are one of only a handful of groups in North Kore
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
rushed to hospital. Athletes are one of only a handful of groups in North Korea given permission to travel outside of the country and have been known to compete in events including the Olympics, the Paralympics and the Asian Games.Related ar... Read more
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ABC News
Drew Lachey teases brother Nick Lachey ahead of 'DWTS'a tough season for the judges,” he said. “Obviously, Victoria [Arlen] and Val [
ABC News / Posted yesterday
a tough season for the judges,” he said. “Obviously, Victoria [Arlen] and Val [Chmerkovskiy], her story of coming from the Paralympics to learning to walk again and now she’s on ‘Dancing With the Stars,’ to Nick and Vanessa [Lachey] and that... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Wounded Marine (and snowboarder) gets her new Ironbridge homedeeply in love with. "Snowboarding is one of my first true loves," Ennis said.
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted yesterday
deeply in love with. "Snowboarding is one of my first true loves," Ennis said. She is now training to compete in the 2018 Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. "What I like about [snowboaring and mountaineering] is that its something you do by... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Matildas poised to ring the changescheeky rhino tattoo. Paralympic champs Katie Kelly, Michellie Jones claim worl
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
cheeky rhino tattoo. Paralympic champs Katie Kelly, Michellie Jones claim world triathlon title THREE years out from the Paralympics in Tokyo and triathletes Katie Kelly and Michellie Jones have emerged from the pack as major contenders to lead... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Secret to Matildas’ success? Winningcheeky rhino tattoo. Paralympic champs Katie Kelly, Michellie Jones claim worl
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
cheeky rhino tattoo. Paralympic champs Katie Kelly, Michellie Jones claim world triathlon title THREE years out from the Paralympics in Tokyo and triathletes Katie Kelly and Michellie Jones have emerged from the pack as major contenders to lead... Read more
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The Star
A breathtaking opening for the 9th Asean Para Gamesthe Punjabi dhol, the Arabic darbuka and the African djembe. Malaysia’s flag b
The Star / Posted yesterday
the Punjabi dhol, the Arabic darbuka and the African djembe. Malaysia’s flag bearers for the opening were the Rio Paralympics gold medallists – shot putt world record holder Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli and long jump world record holder Latif... Read more
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CBS Denver
Afghanistan War Veteran Receives Home In Glenwood Springsfirst war veteran and amputee to grace the pages of ESPN’s “Body Issue,” and sh
CBS Denver / Posted 2 days ago
first war veteran and amputee to grace the pages of ESPN’s “Body Issue,” and she’s currently training for the 2018 Winter Paralympics. Among other accomplishments. Ennis told CBS4 she’s spent the last four years snowboarding in Colorado. With... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Paralympics veteran gives PH 1st medal in KL gamesKUALA LUMPUR—Arthus Bucay, a Paralympics veteran and an Asian Games medal winne
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR—Arthus Bucay, a Paralympics veteran and an Asian Games medal winner, handed Team Philippines its first medal by racing to a silver in the men’s kilometer C5 track event of cycling in yesterday’s opening of the ninth ASEAN Para Games at... Read more
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dna
With CWG and Asiad in mind, govt expands Target Olympic Podium Scheme benefitsJitu Rai and tennis players -- Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna. Khel Ratna Award
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Jitu Rai and tennis players -- Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna. Khel Ratna Awardee Devendra Jhajharia and three other Rio Paralympics medal winners -- Deepa Malik, Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Singh Bhati -- were named among the 19... Read more
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The Manila Times
Bucay delivers PH’s 1st medal in Para GamesArthus Bucay, a Paralympics veteran and an Asian Games medal winner, handed Tea
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
Arthus Bucay, a Paralympics veteran and an Asian Games medal winner, handed Team Philippines its first medal by racing to a silver in the men’s kilometer C5 track event of cycling in yesterday’s opening of the ninth ASEAN Para Games at the Velodrome... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Para-triathlon pair on top of the worldTHREE years out from the Paralympics in Tokyo and triathletes Katie Kelly and M
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
THREE years out from the Paralympics in Tokyo and triathletes Katie Kelly and Michellie Jones have emerged from the pack as major contenders to lead Australia’s gold rush in Japan. The pair, who won a gold medal in para-triathlon’s debut at the Rio... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Para-triathlon pair on top of the worldTHREE years out from the Paralympics in Tokyo and triathletes Katie Kelly and M
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
THREE years out from the Paralympics in Tokyo and triathletes Katie Kelly and Michellie Jones have emerged from the pack as major contenders to lead Australia’s gold rush in Japan. The pair, who won a gold medal in para-triathlon’s debut at the Rio... Read more
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News.com.au
Para-triathlon pair on top of the worldJones and Katie Kelly are already top contenders to win gold in Tokyo.Source:Ne
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
Jones and Katie Kelly are already top contenders to win gold in Tokyo.Source:News Corp Australia THREE years out from the Paralympics in Tokyo and triathletes Katie Kelly and Michellie Jones have emerged from the pack as major contenders to lead... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Para-triathlon pair on top of the worldTHREE years out from the Paralympics in Tokyo and triathletes Katie Kelly and M
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
THREE years out from the Paralympics in Tokyo and triathletes Katie Kelly and Michellie Jones have emerged from the pack as major contenders to lead Australia’s gold rush in Japan. The pair, who won a gold medal in para-triathlon’s debut at the Rio... Read more
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express
Veterans could be given 'VIP treatment and discounts at airports' in new Government plansWednesday and Mr Ellwood will be travelling to Toronto next week for the openin
express / Posted 3 days ago
Wednesday and Mr Ellwood will be travelling to Toronto next week for the opening ceremony of the third Invictus Games, the Paralympics-style contest for wounded ex-servicemen founded by the Prince. “It’s something that Prince Harry is very engaged... Read more
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New Kerala
WiFi Rental Service, Wi-Ho!(R), Now Available for Travelers Visiting Japan from Australia and Canada - newkerala news #272411rental service, "Wi-Ho! (R)," to travelers visiting Japan from Australia and Ca
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
rental service, "Wi-Ho! (R)," to travelers visiting Japan from Australia and Canada. With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics approaching, the number of visitors to Japan is expected to rise. However, there are not many free WiFi spots in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra's Annabelle Lindsay eyes Paralympic Games in wheelchair basketballmore opportunities than I had as an able-bodied basketballer is amazing. "I ha
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
more opportunities than I had as an able-bodied basketballer is amazing. "I have this very real possibility to play at a Paralympics which I never thought would be possible." Lindsay can walk around but she's only able to play in a wheelchair,... Read more
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The Age
Canberra's Annabelle Lindsay eyes Paralympic Games in wheelchair basketballmore opportunities than I had as an able-bodied basketballer is amazing. "I ha
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
more opportunities than I had as an able-bodied basketballer is amazing. "I have this very real possibility to play at a Paralympics which I never thought would be possible." Lindsay can walk around but she's only able to play in a wheelchair,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra's Annabelle Lindsay eyes Paralympic Games in wheelchair basketballmore opportunities than I had as an able-bodied basketballer is amazing. "I ha
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
more opportunities than I had as an able-bodied basketballer is amazing. "I have this very real possibility to play at a Paralympics which I never thought would be possible." Lindsay can walk around but she's only able to play in a wheelchair,... Read more
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walesonline
Only one month left to find today’s Welsh legendsEducation Scheme Wales and patron of Science and Engineering at Alton Convent S
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
Education Scheme Wales and patron of Science and Engineering at Alton Convent School. The Welsh members of Team GB and Paralympics GB reached the final of the Sport category after a very successful Olympic Games and Paralympics in Rio in... Read more
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MPNnow.com
HWS prof leading panel for Women's Hall induction weekendFoundation. Mullins is an actor, world record-holding athlete, USA Chef de Mis
MPNnow.com / Posted 3 days ago
Foundation. Mullins is an actor, world record-holding athlete, USA Chef de Mission for the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, groundbreaking high fashion model, advocate and motivational speaker. Mutter served for more than 31 years in... Read more
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The Mercury News
‘Dancing With the Stars’: Silver Season 25 celebrities, pros ready to rock the ballroommorning coffee breaks. So here are the celebrities and their pro partners for
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
morning coffee breaks. So here are the celebrities and their pro partners for Season 25, alphabetically by last name: * Paralympics swimmer Victoria Arlen with pro Val ChmerkovskiyVICTORIA ARLEN AND VALENTIN CHMERKOVSKIY (ABC/Craig Sjodin) *... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Medina tries to extend Asean streak2003. She is making sure her golden reign continues. Medina, who is riding hi
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 days ago
2003. She is making sure her golden reign continues. Medina, who is riding high on her bronze medal effort in last year’s Paralympics in Rio de Janerio, Brazil, is looking to add another gold to her collection as she competes in the singles’ event... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Medina gunning for 13th table tennis gold in ASEAN Para GamesBukit Jalil National Sports Complex here. Medina, afflicted by poliomyelitis i
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
Bukit Jalil National Sports Complex here. Medina, afflicted by poliomyelitis in childhood, pocketed a bronze in the last Paralympics in Rio de Janerio, Brazil last year. She is eyeing her 13th gold medal, looking to extend her golden reign in her... Read more
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Billboard
The Script Shares Stories Behind 'Freedom Child' Tracks & Biggest Hitsa person who won the gold medal has the gold medal. He’s already a trained athl
Billboard / Posted 5 days ago
a person who won the gold medal has the gold medal. He’s already a trained athlete, you know? But we did use it for the Paralympics. Still to this day, we get a lot of people asking if they can use our music behind really encouraging things --... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Veterans at the forefront as powerlifting squad shoots for 2 gold medalsafter having won four golds in this biennial meet, two silvers in the Asean Par
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
after having won four golds in this biennial meet, two silvers in the Asean Para Games and the country’s first medal in the Paralympics—a bronze in Sydney, Australia, 17 years ago. The Philippines sent 98 athletes here, with the goal of collecting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Powerlifting - Powerful Fitzpatrick Racks Up Yet Another Big Titlewill now move on to Mexico City, Mexico for the 2017 Para Powerlifting Champion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
will now move on to Mexico City, Mexico for the 2017 Para Powerlifting Championships from 30 September. 'I'll be looking at both improving my world ranking and getting a slot for South Africa for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics,' concluded Fitzpa... Read more
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chad
Henshaw taking positives from first paracanoe world championshipsbe my main focus. “But moving forward I think I’ll be flexible in which boat t
chad / Posted 5 days ago
be my main focus. “But moving forward I think I’ll be flexible in which boat to go with and whether they decide to put the va’a in the Paralympics will have an impact. I’d love to have a go at both and it gives a bigger scope for medal opportuni... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Powerlifters going for 2 golds in ASEAN Para Gamesin every I competition I entered into,” said the 43-year-old Dumapong-Ancheta,
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
in every I competition I entered into,” said the 43-year-old Dumapong-Ancheta, the very first Filipino medal winner in the Paralympics after she copped a bronze in Sydney, Australia 17 years ago. The Ifugao native has raked in a total of four... Read more
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TribLIVE
Los Angeles officially awarded 2028 Olympic Gamespaying off any debts should the estimated $5.3 billion sporting event run over
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
paying off any debts should the estimated $5.3 billion sporting event run over budget. It's official! The 2028 Olympics & Paralympics are coming to L.A. Can't wait to welcome the world back to our City of Angels! #FollowTheSun... Read more
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BC Local News
City of Wetaskiwin raises thousands in third annual Free Our Finest fundraiserobject is the next two days we'll be up here raising funds for Wetaskiwin Speci
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
object is the next two days we'll be up here raising funds for Wetaskiwin Special Olympics," he added. Differing from the Paralympics, the Special Olympics offers a myriad of programs for athletes to participate in every day, rather than every... Read more
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dna
WADA clears 95 Russian athletes of doping chargescompliant" with international sport's anti-doping code in November 2015 and its
dna / Posted 6 days ago
compliant" with international sport's anti-doping code in November 2015 and its track and field Olympics squad and entire Paralympics team were barred from Rio 2016. An independent investigation for the agency by professor Richard McLaren in 2016... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
LA to Get Official OK to Host 2028 OlympicsOlympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles wi
NBC Connecticut / Posted 6 days ago
Olympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles will host the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, a formality that caps what has been an unprecedented host city selection process. The announcement follows... Read more
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Daily Record
George Osborne "wants Theresa May 'chopped up in bags in my freezer'"profile claimed Mr Osborne - a slasher of disability benefits - had cause for r
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
profile claimed Mr Osborne - a slasher of disability benefits - had cause for reflection after he was booed at the London Paralympics in 2012. "He doesn't want people to think he's an a**ehole, because he's not an a**ehole," a former aide told... Read more
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NBC Washington
LA to Get Official OK to Host 2028 OlympicsOlympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles wi
NBC Washington / Posted 6 days ago
Olympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles will host the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. The announcement follows months of California authorities supporting a hosting gig. But there have also been... Read more
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NBC Chicago
LA to Get Official OK to Host 2028 OlympicsOlympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles wi
NBC Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
Olympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles will host the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. The announcement follows months of California authorities supporting a hosting gig. But there have also been... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
LA to Get Official OK to Host 2028 OlympicsOlympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles wi
NBC Bay Area / Posted 6 days ago
Olympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles will host the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. The announcement follows months of California authorities supporting a hosting gig. But there have also been... Read more
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Daily Mirror
George Osborne "wants Theresa May 'chopped up in bags in my freezer'"profile claimed Mr Osborne - a slasher of disability benefits - had cause for r
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
profile claimed Mr Osborne - a slasher of disability benefits - had cause for reflection after he was booed at the London Paralympics in 2012. "He doesn't want people to think he's an a**ehole, because he's not an a**ehole," a former aide told... Read more
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NBC Miami
LA Getting Official OK to Host 2028 OlympicsOlympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles wi
NBC Miami / Posted 6 days ago
Olympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles will host the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. The announcement follows months of California authorities supporting a hosting gig. But there have also been... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
LA Getting Official OK to Host 2028 OlympicsOlympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles wi
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 6 days ago
Olympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles will host the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. The announcement follows months of California authorities supporting a hosting gig. But there have also been... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
LA Getting Official OK to Host 2028 OlympicsOlympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles wi
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 6 days ago
Olympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles will host the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. The announcement follows months of California authorities supporting a hosting gig. But there have also been... Read more
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NBC New York
LA Getting Official OK to Host 2028 OlympicsOlympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles wi
NBC New York / Posted 6 days ago
Olympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles will host the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. The announcement follows months of California authorities supporting a hosting gig. But there have also been... Read more
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