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LONDON — They used words like passion and embrace and emphasized the tagline "a city leaps forward." But Leonardo Gryner perhaps put it best when the CEO of Rio de Janeiro's organizing committee offered a hint of what to expect at the 2016 Olympics...
One afternoon in early June, Ken Mallette was in Jacksonville driving from a funeral when he got a text message about severe storms striking Maryland. One of the storms' 11 tornadoes had just ravaged nearby Fallston. In his second week as executive...
Former UC Irvine All-American Ryan Bailey scored two goals in the U.S. men's water polo team's 10-9 loss in the seventh-place game at the London Olympics on Sunday. Tim Hutten, another Anteaters alum, also scored a goal for the Americans, who lost...
Tags: Water Polo, Polo, Jeff Powers, Sports, Ryan Bailey (water polo)
It has been fun gathering favorite sayings and quotes from people. Some had them on the tips of their tongues, others had to ponder a bit. “Freedom is not free,” is the favorite quote of Suzanne, widow of a soldier who died in Vietnam, and...
The 1992 Olympics transformed this into a world-class city with a bold mix of ancient and contemporary art, architecture and gastronomy. Throw in nine UNESCO World Heritage sites and eight sandy beaches on its Mediterranean coast, and it's not...
Reporting from London — Never mind the sprints, relays and marathons coming to London this summer. Look at the competition now among the flower vendors of Columbia Road. "Who's got a fiver?" hollers one grizzled man with a fistful of roses....
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticMissoni is having a moment. Last month, the Italian luxury label's Missoni for Target collaboration was so hotly sought after that it caused the retailer's website to crash. EBay was flooded with resales of the stuff — some 21,000 items at one...
Shortly after Mitt Romney resigned from Bain Capital in 1999 to run the Olympics in Salt Lake City, potential investors received a prospectus touting the extraordinary profits earned by the private equity firm that Romney controlled for 15 years....
Mark Whitehead dies at 50; cyclist was part of U.S. team that participated in blood doping during 1984 Summer OlympicsMark Whitehead, a member of the U.S. track cycling team that participated in blood doping during the 1984 Summer Olympics, creating a scandal that led to the practice being banned from the sport, has died. He was 50. Whitehead died in Frisco, Texas,...
Boone slot receiver Marvin Bracy, the fastest high school football player in America, has narrowed his college selection list down to a final four of schools that boast tradition-rich football programs and not coincidentally happened to be the top four...
Tags: College Sports, Track and Field, Education, Jimbo Fisher, Sports
Baltimore Sun reporterFormer Maryland star Katie O'Donnell helped Team USA defeat world No. 1 Argentina, 4-2, on Friday in the Pan American gold-medal game in Guadalajara, Mexico. The win for the 13th-ranked U.S. team clinched a spot in the London Olympic Games next summer....
Tags: Olympic Games, Maryland Terrapins
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