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Abu Dhabi to Host 2019 Special Olympics

ABU DHABI - The city is to host the 2019 Special Olympics World Games, the region’s first sporting event for athletes with special needs and disabilities. The Special Olympics international board of directors unanimously voted to award the World Games to Abu Dhabi based on a comprehensive bid proposal, a site

Skier Lindsey Vonn Suffers ‘Severely’ Broken Arm in Ski Accident

Lindsey Vonn has suffered yet another World Cup setback. The Olympic gold medalist "severely" broke her right arm on Thursday in a skiing accident at Colorado's Copper Mountain. Vonn confirmed the injury in a Facebook post on Friday following surgery to repair the fracture in her humerus bone. "Unfortunately, yesterday I crashed

2020 Summer Olympics – Tokyo

Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike received the Olympic flag on Sunday at the 2016 Olympiccs closing ceremony from her Rio counterpart, Mayor Eduardo Paes. Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike is preparing for a strenuous workout with the 2020 Summer Olympics headed her way. The practice started when she received the Olympic flag Sunday in

Jerry Colangelo to leave USA Basketball chairman role

Jerry Colangelo won’t seek a third term as chairman of USA Basketball, instead focusing on his role as managing director of the men’s national team program. Colangelo said Thursday that he will concentrate on the transition from coach Mike Krzyzewski to Gregg Popovich and building the player pool for the competition

Michael Phelps Secretly Married Nicole Johnson

Michael Phelps secretly married longtime girlfriend Nicole Johnson in June, before August's Rio Olympics. A marriage certificate dated June 13, 2016, confirms that Olympian Michael Phelps and Nicole Johnson did the deed in Paradise Valley, Arizona, without telling anyone. The pair are the parents of infant son Boomer The happy news isn't

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