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From curling to speed skating, there is so much happening in Pyeongchang, South Korea at the 2018 Winter Olympics, it is almost overwhelming. Upsets in Hockey Heading into group play, many expected the United States men’s hockey team to make run for a medal this year, as they do every four …

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Winter Olympics Update

The 2018 Winter Olympics are currently in full swing in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The best athletes in their respective sports are given the ability to compete on the world’s biggest stage, and it has certainly not disappointed thus far. Medal Tracker: Top Ten Countries: Country Gold Silver Bronze Total Norway …

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February 13 Winter Olympics Update

The 2018 Winter Olympics are in full swing in PyeongChang, South Korea. Norway currently leads the medal count with 11, followed by the Netherlands, Germany, Canada and the United States. Chloe Kim Makes History Chloe Kim became the youngest woman to win an Olympic snowboarding gold medal on Tuesday morning …

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Preview: Winter Olympics With Some Local Flavor

The 2018 Winter Olympics has finally arrived to Pyeongchang. The opening ceremony will take place tomorrow with Mike Tirico, who is taking over for Bob Costas, and Katie Couric. .@GreatestShowman's ‘This is Me’ captures the unique spirit inside every Olympian. Watch the ad you just saw on the #SuperBowl on …

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Dr. Larry Nassar is Sentenced by an Emotional Judge Aquilina

“I just signed your death warrant,” Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said as she sentenced Lawrence G. Nassar with 40 to 175 years in prison for multiple sex crimes. The former doctor for the United States gymnastics team was faced by more than 150 victims, who bravely appeared in court, and many, looking …

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IOC Hands Russia Major Ban for 2018 Winter Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that the Russian Olympic Committee will be suspended for the 2018 Winter games in Pyeongchang. The IOC cited “systematic manipulation of the anti-doping rules and system” as its reason for doing so. What Led To This Ruling The decision to ban Russia from …

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Former Gator Abby Wambach Publishes Memoir

Audio in this story is from Fresh Air, produced by WHYY and distributed by NPR. Former Gator and Olympic soccer Star Abby Wambach’s memoir “Forward” was published on Tuesday. The book delves into the personal struggles of the two-time gold medal winner, specifically with her sexuality and substance abuse. Wambach, who …

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Coach Gregg Troy Proud of Gator Olympians

Even though the 2016 Summer Olympic Games have been finished for almost a month now, that doesn’t stop the talk about the success Gator athletes had in Rio. In fact, 15 swimmers at this year’s Olympic Games have connections to the Orange and Blue, whether they are current or former Gators. They …

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