#Summer Olympics

Kobe Bryant Once Told an Olympic Gold Medalist That He Would Sometimes ‘Just Chuck the Ball’ Toward ‘the Basket’ and Get Surprised Whenever It Went In: ‘It Plays On “SportsCenter” for a Week’

Kobe Bryant left a lasting impact on almost everyone he crossed paths with throughout his life. He wasn’t just one of the greatest basketball players to ever play, but he also had a personality people gravitated toward — including Olympic gold medalist Susan Francia. During the 2008 Summer Olympics, Bryant...
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Al Roker and Wife Deb Roberts Mark Marriage Milestone With Picture Perfect Getaway

Today Show meteorologist Al Roker and ABC News journalist Deborah Roberts celebrated a major anniversary this weekend with a romantic trip to Pairs. The two shared several photos from their trip to France, where they met up with their 22-year-old daughter, Leila Roker, who graduated from the American University of Paris. Roker and Roberts married on Sept. 16, 1995, and are also parents to Nicholas, 19.
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Go for the Gold in Homer supports Special Olympics

Daryle Jennings was on top of his game Friday morning, going from car to car, greeting people and handing out coupons at the Dunkin’ Donuts drive-through line in Homer. Jennings, a Homer athlete who participates in the state Special Olympics, was joined by members of the Homer Police Department to collect donations during Go for the Gold, an event that sees local law enforcement agencies team up with Special Olympics New York to raise funds for the games, said Officer Charles Smiley of the Homer Police Department.
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The Hockey Writers

7 Capitals Could Play at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

It’s strange to process the Winter Olympics are right around the corner considering the summer games took place this year. The pandemic pushed the most significant sporting events in the world closer together. The Summer Olympics were delayed into 2021, the Winter Olympics and the World Cup both take place next year, and the following summer the Women’s World Cup takes place in 2023. A busy time for fans. Come February, it will be a busy time for the stars of the NHL.

Jason Kidd On Why Luka Doncic Couldn’t Lead Slovenia To The Gold Medal: “I Think He Just Ran Out Of A Little Gas At The End, But He Did Everything. And I Thought His Team Rose To The Occasion Too, Where He Made Those Guys Look Incredibly Good.”

There's no denying that Luka Doncic is one of the most unique talents in the world. He's made an immediate impact in the NBA and has become one of the faces of the league, not only in the United States but all over the world. That was in full display...

Summer in review: Bruins compete at Tokyo Olympics, UC requires vaccines

After a summer of escaping school work or reporting to time-consuming summer jobs, September approaches once again. This year, we will be exchanging Zoom squares for lecture halls and breakout rooms for discussion sections as vaccinated Bruins return to campus for the first time in over a year. To make our return to campus smoother, The Quad has created a rundown on this summer’s biggest headlines.

PHR Mailbag: Maple Leafs, Olympics, Flyers, Panthers, Surprises, Futa, Kings, TV, Penguins

Topics in this edition of the PHR Mailbag include Toronto’s playoff potential, Philadelphia’s summer shuffle and goaltending situation, predictions for some surprises this season, and much more. If your question doesn’t appear here, check for it in next weekend’s mailbag. jimmertee: Can the Leafs ever win in the playoffs with...

Jin Young Ko leads, Laura Davies makes cut at Cambia Portland Classic

In her first tournament since competing in the Tokyo Summer Olympics, Jin Young Ko holds the 36-hole lead heading into the weekend at the LPGA’s Cambia Portland Classic. Ko had six birdies and one bogey on her scorecard. She had six birdies Thursday as well but also had three bogeys in her opening round.
The Hockey Writers

Red Wings’ 2022 Beijing Olympic Hopefuls Come From Far and Wide

It took a while to get there, but the 2020 Tokyo Olympics finally happened, just a year late. It was much anticipated, and filled with what makes sports incredible: bringing people together literally from all over the world in an unprecedented time to represent their countries, and hopefully inspire their fellow countrymen and women to work hard, follow their dreams, and unite together in love amidst what’s been a challenging, difficult year for us all.

UCD at the Olympics and Paralympics

Ronán Daly recounts UCD’s success at the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. The delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympic games were a joy to watch unfold with Team Ireland winning multiple gold medals for the first time since Michelle Smith’s 3 Gold medals at Atlanta 1996. Not only was it a successful summer for team Ireland the Tokyo Olympics also saw the largest ever cohort of UCD alumni and current students compete with 20 athletes representing Ireland in Japan.

An offseason conversation with Rod Brind’Amour: Part three

We conclude our interview with Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind’Amour today by talking about the Andrei Svechnikov extension, his thoughts on the NHL returning to the Olympics, the team’s upcoming season, the Hurricanes’ vaccination rate and much more. As before, questions and answers have been very slightly edited for...

Coronado’s Navy JROTC Cadets Win Neptune Olympics

Coronado High School’s award-winning NJROTC program is off to a strong start for the 2021-22 school year. The Islander Company cadets began their year at a Leadership Academy over the summer; and then after just one week of school the unit hosted, and won, the Neptune Olympics. Cadets from seven...
WAVY News 10

Skeleton athlete training in Russia for Winter Olympics in Beijing

(NEXSTAR) — It seems like the Summer Olympics in Tokyo were just yesterday. Now, it’s time to talk about the Winter Olympics in Beijing. The games start in February, and each Friday until then, 10 On Your Side will bring you stories of athletes going for gold. This week, meet...