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Avalanche prospect Cale Makar turns down 2018 Olympics invite from Team Canada, per report

Colorado Avalanche top prospect Cale Makar turned down an invitation to play for Team Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics, reports TSN’s Darren Dreger. Hockey Canada will announce the full roster for the men’s team being sent to Pyeongchang Thursday at 12 p.m. ET. Makar, the fourth overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, recently […]

Bronze medalist Vonn of the U.S. holds up national flag during the victory ceremony for the women's Alpine Skiing Super-G race at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler

Skier Lindsay Vonn Says She Isn't Representing Trump At The 2018 Winter Olympics

Skier Lindsey Vonn is ready to go for gold at the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympic games in South Korea, but she won’t be there representing President Donald Trump.  “I hope to represent the people of the United States, not the president,” Vonn said, appearing crestfallen in an interview with CNN on Wednesday. “I take the Olympics very seriously and […]

Los Angeles Agrees To Host 2028 Summer Olympics

Los Angeles has agreed to host the 2028 Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee announced Monday afternoon. Los Angeles, which last hosted the Olympics in 1984, had originally sought to hold the 2024 Games. When several cities backed out of potential Olympic bids, however, the IOC decided to break precedent and award the 2024 and […]

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Shuts Down Troll For Mocking Special Olympics

One person reacted by posting that the Special Olympics “make no sense.” “The Olympics are for the best athletes in the entire world to compete against each other to determine who is best,” they wrote. “Having retards competing is doing the opposite.” Schwarzenegger didn’t hold back with his response, which he called a “teachable moment”: […]

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Dreaming Of Cricket In The Olympics

At every Olympics we marvel at the athletes who commit their lives to be the best in the world. For a fleeting moment, I imagine seeing the athleticism and dedication of young Americans playing cricket in the Olympics. More than that, I dream about cricket in the Olympics and how many will benefit from such […]

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The Olympics And World Humanitarian Day Should Remind Us Of The Same Universal Ideals

As we near the closing of the first ever Olympics in South America, the Summer Olympic Games of Rio 2016, the world also celebrates, on August 19, the values of humanitarian action. How can we link the Olympic spirit and World Humanitarian Day? Thirteen years ago, in 2003, a suicide attack against the United Nations […]