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Pistorius sentencing: What it means

...matter where he was serving it - seemingly ruling the world's most famous disabled sportsman out of the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, one of the last major events he planned to run in. The International Olympic Committee and the IAAF, which control...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-22/pistorius-sentencing-what-it-means
Sports
US basketball reigns in Spain and awaits Rio Olympics

...medalists at both the men's and women's, senior and junior levels. Yet Mike Krzyzewski will prepare as if their opener in Rio de Janeiro is as uncertain as the one in Athens."I think we can lose our next game," Krzyzewski said. "I mean, that's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-16/us-basketball-reigns-spain-and-awaits-
Sports
Olympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest

...with his sights set on competing at the Rio Games.Phelps issued an apology that sounded...next summer's world championships and at Rio in 2016.It's too early to say if Phelps...April and set his sights on competing at the Rio Games, which would be his fifth Olympics...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-01/olympian-michael-phelps-apologizes-dui
Sports
Photo: First time for everything

Rio Lewin, 31, from Bishop, Calif., visited the face of Mendenhall Glacier for the first time.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/photo-first-time-everything
Local
Rio's Olympic waterways full of trash and sewage

RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro's endless beaches and lush tropical forest will be a photographer's...195 times the level considered safe in the U.S. Nearly 70 percent of Rio's sewage goes untreated, meaning runoff from its many slums and poor...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-21/rios-olympic-waterways-full-trash-and-
Sports
Rio Tinto urged to cut ties to Pebble Mine project

...City and the state of California have asked Rio Tinto plc to sell its shares of the company...long-term shareowners in London-based Rio Tinto. The company owns a 19 percent share...officers, in a letter dated Thursday to Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh, said they found the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-22/rio-tinto-urged-cut-ties-pebble-mine-pr
State
Rio Tinto considers cutting ties to Pebble mine

ANCHORAGE - London-based mining giant Rio Tinto announced Monday it plans to conduct...announcement follows a letter Thursday to Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh from New York City Comptroller...substantial, long-term shareholders of Rio Tinto plc. They warned about risks of being...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-24/rio-tinto-considers-cutting-ties-pebble
State
Bigger beach volleyball fest

...broadcast Olympic beach volleyball from Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach in 2016...the Olympics, especially in a place like Rio."Walsh Jennings, Ross win opening matchesLONG...Brazil looking for medal 'bounce' in Rio Olympics RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil hopes to...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-25/bigger-beach-volleyball-fest
Sports
For Michael Phelps, there really is no place like home

...in Olympic history. This is where he's looking to add to that legacy after an aborted retirement, his eyes firmly on the Rio Games two years away.And as the world's greatest swimmer takes his comeback to its biggest stop yet - this week's U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-08-05/michael-phelps-there-really-no-place-
Not For Web
Phelps signs with new suit company

...deal carries some risk if Phelps doesn't win more gold at the Rio Games."This is similar to (Michael) Jordan in basketball...Phelps said.Phelps has made no commitment to swimming past Rio in two years, though both sides insist this is a long-term...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-06/phelps-signs-new-suit-company
Sports

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