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Soaking in a bath tub, Michael Phelps wears nothing but a small swimsuit, a pair of goggles atop his head and a stern look. Next to him, a pair of blue jeans spills from a Louis Vuitton bag. It marks a sophisticated turn as a pitchman for the Baltimore...
Valley native and four-time ice hockey Olympic medalist Angela Ruggiero — one gold, two silvers, one bronze — was elected in 2010 by her fellow Olympians to the Athletes Commission of the International Olympic Committee. She's one of 12...
Channel Guide MagazineRemember the ensuing hoopla when American soccer player Brandi Chastain whipped off her jersey to reveal a relatively modest black sports bra when her penalty-shootout kick bested China in the 1999 Women’s World Cup? Just in time for the 2012 London...
LONDON – Professional journalists try to keep the proper distance from subjects we write about. That ethical guideline does not prevent us from feeling human emotions about some of the subjects. So I wanted to cheer early Saturday afternoon when I...
Guor Marial, the South Sudanese marathoner whose man-without-a-country Olympic plight was first brought to light by the Tribune five days ago, will be able to compete in the London Summer Games under the Olympic flag. The International Olympic Committee'...
LONDON -- When they are not complaining about traffic dislocations and commuting slowdowns created by designated Olympic lanes and the expected crush of Olympic visitors on public transport, Londoners' most frequent complaint about the upcoming Summer...
These days, silence holds just as much power – and maybe more – in sports than words. Perhaps that is why the International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge dug his feet in the ground against honoring the slain Israeli athletes...
Tags: Sports, Politics, Barack Obama, Elections, Sports Organizations
Channel Guide MagazineIt’s hard to imagine the Olympics without the ladies. In fact, for lots of us — especially us fellow females — our first, or best, Olympic memory is entirely girly. Nadia Comaneci. Mary Lou Retton. Dorothy Hamill. Kristi Yamaguchi. Flo-...
With the Olympics starting this coming week, I wanted to point out that this year marks the 40th anniversary of the worst day in Olympic history. In 1972, at the Munich games, eight Palestinian terrorists killed two Israeli athletes and took nine...
Tags: Disneyland Park, Authors, Terrorism, Sports, Awards and Prizes
World NowAfter an Iranian official said that Iranian athletes would play “every country” at the Olympics, it seemed the London Games would put a halt to Iranians boycotting games to avoid facing off against Israelis. But the question is up in the air...
LONDON – It wasn’t so many years ago that if you told friends of plans to be in London for a month, they would have said. “You have to eat English food that long?” To everyone but a pompous Frenchman, that notion thankfully become...
LONDON — What if, on Oct. 2, 2009, in Denmark, International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge had said: "Tonight I have the honor to announce that the Games of the 31st Olympiad are awarded to the city of ... Chicago."? In the nearly three...
Tags: Leona Lewis, Jimmy Page, Richard M. Daley, Al Capone, Elections
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