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A career nurse and now a U.S. Olympic curler: Nina Roth

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IN THIS ISSUE:  Representing the United States in a World Championships is quite an honor. But it’s not the same as the Olympic Games. Ask Nina...

Nina Roth: A career nurse and now a U.S. Olympic curler

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PALM DESERT, December 8, 2017 – Representing the United States in a World Championships is quite an honor. But it’s not the same as...

The IOC got it almost perfect: No Russia, but maybe some Russians …

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IN THIS ISSUE:  The long-awaited decision of the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board on Russia’s participation came Tuesday with a split decision. No Russia, but...

Putin’s “tough response” if Russia is banned from 2018 has nothing to do with...

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PALM DESERT, December 4, 2017 – The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board is scheduled to decide whether Russia will be allowed to compete in...

Disciplinarians or hypocrites? What will the IOC do about Russia and weightlifting?

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PALM DESERT, November 29, 2017 – The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board will have a full agenda when it meets on 5-6 December, including...

Between Scylla and Charybdis: IOC president Thomas Bach

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PALM DESERT, November 3, 2017 – The famed Greek poet Homer wrote about two terrors that had to be faced at the same time...

It’s all in the mind for Slopestyle World Champion McRae Williams

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PALM DESERT, October 16, 2017 – In Freestyle Skiing, it seems younger is always better. Until 26-year-old McRae Williams stunned everyone – including himself...

Will home cooking power a Korean medal parade next February?

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PALM DESERT, October 4, 2017 – Traditionally, countries which host an Olympic Games can expect their athletes to win more medals at home than...

Winter Games warm-up: Five names to know (Part II)

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PALM DESERT, September 15, 2017 – For decades, the U.S. showed only a middling interest in the Olympic Winter Games. And then the Games...

Winter Games warm-up: Five names to know (Part I)

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PALM DESERT, September 11, 2017 – We’re barely finished with summer and it’s less than five months from the start of the 2018 Olympic...

Six dates that will shape Olympic sport over the next six months

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PALM DESERT, September 1, 2017 – Now that the swimming and track & field world championships are over, time to relax until the Winter...

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