2016 Olympics: Pac-12 Rio Olympics Quick Facts

2016 Olympics: Pac-12 Rio Olympics Quick Facts
• Pac-12-affiliated athletes won 55 total medals in 12 sports during the Summer Olympic Games in Rio. If the Conference were a country, it would have finished fifth among all countries behind Russia (56). Pac-12 athletes also claimed 25 gold medals …
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5 Things They Don’t Want You to Know About the Olympics
You’ve seen the sappy commercials and the heartwarming back stories on morning talk shows. The athletes who have earned spots at the Olympic Games are the purest of the pure, the world’s most dedicated sportsmen and women who probably won’t earn much more …
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The Ancient History of Cheating in the Olympics
News broke last week that despite a state-sponsored doping scheme, the Russian delegation would not be wholly disqualified from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Instead, individual athletes’ fates are being assessed by their respective sporting federations.
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Ten facts you didn’t know about Woodstock on the anniversary of the iconic outdoor festival

musicTen facts you didn’t know about Woodstock on the anniversary of the iconic outdoor festival
Jimi Hendrix, one of the greatest guitarists to ever strap up, was the one to close out the music festival. Hendrix had to wait until 8:30 a.m. Monday morning to perform because of the rain delays. The crowd that was once over 400,000 was just 30,000 by …
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Guns N’ Roses tour dates of Australia in 2017 leak early
He prepares himself, ready to go.” Even Guns N’ Roses guitarists Slash and McKagan, 52, gave their seal of approval at the AC/DC show in London earlier this year, with Slash tweeting: “ACDC/Axl gig at Olympic Stadium was nothing short of awesome last night!
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LA’s Gun Outfit and Limerick’s Fonda play Dolan’s tonight
Start the weekend early … like right now!!! this Tuesday Aug 16 for some outstanding rock indie acts from US and closer to home at Dolan’s tonight FORMED in 2007 in Olympia, Washington guitarists/ vocalists Dylan Sharp and Caroline Keith plyed …
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Southshire Battle Cats: Five roller derby facts to stay ahead of the pack

sportSouthshire Battle Cats: Five roller derby facts to stay ahead of the pack
MANCHESTER CENTER, VT. — Grab your pads and your best bleacher creature yell — it’s roller derby time. Thinking about rolling over to the see the Southshire Battle Cats take the track against the Twin City Riots from Barre-Montpelier on Saturday, July 30?
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Roller Derby Players Roll into Croghan
Story Updated: Jul 31, 2016 at 11:21 PM EDT Blocking, jamming, and the occasional tumble. It’s part of playing the sport of roller derby. “It’s rough it’s definitely not for the faint of heart it’s very much an athletic sport,” Nicole Lee, captain of the …
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Festa Major 2016: Gràcia’s big party!
In C/Perla check out the Roller Derby (7pm) tease, and in Plaça del Diamant (known as Plaça del Swing these days) you can dance the lindy hop at 10pm. Kids will have a great time with the inflatable pool set up in Espai Joanic (from 11am). Kids can work …
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