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...Olympics, hoping to bring the Summer Games back to America after a 28-year...United States hasn't hosted a Summer Games since the Atlanta Olympics in 1996...Angeles are also bidding for the 2024 Summer Games. The USOC said it will put one...
Today in Sports History

...last August. Twelve records are broken - at least one in seven straight days - in the pool to be used for the 2000 Summer Games.2005 - Michael Memea's home run in the bottom of the seventh caps a stunning comeback to give West Oahu of Ewa Beach...
Today in Sports History

...4x100 meters, Bolt steadily pulls away down the stretch, gritting his teeth and leaning at the line to cap his perfect Summer Games by leading Jamaica to victory in a world-record 36.84 seconds. Allyson Felix wins her third gold medal, giving...
6 cities in running for 2022 Winter Olympics

...Olympics is on -a six-city contest featuring two former Summer Games hosts, a cross-border bid and a pair of candidates...for the Winter Games, and the same applies for the Summer Games."The projected budgets for the 2020 Games will be...
Juneau Special Olympians find success at World Summer Games

...100-meter dash at the 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games this week in Dublin, Ireland. Boster is one of two...Nathan Walsh is the other - competing in the World Summer Games. There are 18 Alaska athletes among the more than 7...
Juneau athletes go for gold in Anchorage

...Anchorage where 27 local athletes competed in the State Summer Games. The competitions consisted of basketball, swimming...skiing and snowboarding. ??? Results from State Summer Games: Basketball - Silver Medal: Melanie Adams Chris Brenner...
12 Alaska lawmakers plan state-paid trips to Europe

...are bound for Athens for the Special Olympics World Summer Games. Both are Anchorage Republicans. Three Alaska athletes...News. Lynn also attended the Special Olympics World Summer Games four years ago in Shanghai. "What an honor and privilege...
Bigger beach volleyball fest push the envelope beyond last year."Although the Americans have dominated beach volleyball since it joined the Summer Games in 1996 - Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor have won three straight gold medals - the sport has struggled...
Life without limits

...We're working on more than basketball skills."Half of the campers are preparing for the 2014 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games, held June 6-8 in Anchorage's Alaska Dome. The other half had very little basketball experience, if any.Experience...
Sports Quote

...first Olympics at the age of 15, as part of the U.S. men's swim team. He went on to win medals at the Olympic Summer Games in Athens, Beijing and London, accumulating a total of 22 medals-18 gold, two silver and two bronze-and setting...


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