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Libyan weightlifter fights for Olympic dream [Video]

Libyan weightlifter fights for Olympic dream

Weightlifter Ahmed Abu Zeriba has spent years braving Libya's raging war, harsh economic conditions, and now a global pandemic - all with one goal - to represent his country in Tokyo's 2021 Olympics...

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U.S. gymnasts blaze a trail to Tokyo meet [Video]

U.S. gymnasts blaze a trail to Tokyo meet

Gymnasts are used to having pressure on their shoulders but the athletes heading to Tokyo for next month’s special meet might feel they are carrying an Olympian burden.

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The Amazing Race's Lavonne and Kellie Reminisce About the Clown Makeup and the Bad Cab Driver [Video]

The Amazing Race's Lavonne and Kellie Reminisce About the Clown Makeup and the Bad Cab Driver

LaVonne Idlette and Kellie Wells-Brinkley talk about how they knew they were about to be eliminated and what they wish they had done differently

Credit: People     Duration: 08:20Published
The Amazing Race's Lavonne & Kellie Talk About Reuniting as Teammates 'in a Race of Unknowns' [Video]

The Amazing Race's Lavonne & Kellie Talk About Reuniting as Teammates 'in a Race of Unknowns'

LaVonne Idlette and Kellie Wells-Brinkley, former Olympic Hurdlers, talk about the biggest challenges they faced on the show

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Guardiola: We will try to win the Champions League [Video]

Guardiola: We will try to win the Champions League

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola backs his team to try to win the ChampionsLeague. Guardiola said: "I will answer your question but I think I answer thisquestion 250 times since the first day I..

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Olympic Rowing Hopefuls Receive Big Boost At Kelly Drive [Video]

Olympic Rowing Hopefuls Receive Big Boost At Kelly Drive

A $30,000 check was presented to them Thursday.

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Retired Olympian Missy Franklin Says She Can Barely Swim Today: ‘My Shoulders Are in So Much Pain’ [Video]

Retired Olympian Missy Franklin Says She Can Barely Swim Today: ‘My Shoulders Are in So Much Pain’

The Olympic swimmer also tells PEOPLE if she plans to come out of retirement

Credit: People     Duration: 01:18Published
Group Of Olympic Rowing Hopefuls Gather On Kelly Drive [Video]

Group Of Olympic Rowing Hopefuls Gather On Kelly Drive

They say COVID-19 is not slowing down their quest.

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Tokyo urges Olympics supporters to 'pack less, wait less' following security tests [Video]

Tokyo urges Olympics supporters to 'pack less, wait less' following security tests

Tokyo Games organisers complete three days of security tests as they prepare to host the rescheduled Olympics next year.

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Olympians, OC Officials Push For Youth Sports To Resume [Video]

Olympians, OC Officials Push For Youth Sports To Resume

Orange County Supervisor Don Wagner teamed up with some Olympic athletes Monday to call on Gov. Gavin Newsom to allow for youth sports competitions once again.

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DOJ calls out Russian hacking spree [Video]

DOJ calls out Russian hacking spree

[NFA] The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it has indicted six Russian intelligence agency hackers for a four-year long hacking spree that included attacks against the 2018 PyeongChang Winter..

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The US Charged 6 Russian Hackers [Video]

The US Charged 6 Russian Hackers

Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images The United States accused six Russian government officials of orchestrating a string of high-profile cyberattacks that caused billions of dollars in damage in..

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World champion's affair rocks Olympic swimming world [Video]

World champion's affair rocks Olympic swimming world

World champion's affair rocks Olympic swimming world

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Most Americans won't exercise because of this reason [Video]

Most Americans won't exercise because of this reason

Nearly half of Americans have gym-xiety about injuring themselves when they work out, according to new research. The survey asked 2,000 Americans (just over 1,800 of whom exercise regularly) about..

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American Rickshaw movie (1989)  - Mitchell Gaylord, Daniel Greene, Victoria Prouty [Video]

American Rickshaw movie (1989) - Mitchell Gaylord, Daniel Greene, Victoria Prouty

American Rickshaw movie trailer (1989) - Plot synopsis: After a dancer tricks him into filming an intimate tape, Scott Edwards (Olympic Gold Medalist Mitch Gaylord), a Miami rickshaw runner, becomes..

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Chandigarh's Artist makes portrait of Olympic gold medallist Balbir Singh Senior using hockey, ball [Video]

Chandigarh's Artist makes portrait of Olympic gold medallist Balbir Singh Senior using hockey, ball

On the 97th birth anniversary of Balbir Singh Senior, an artist made his portrait with hockey and ball at Sector-42 hockey stadium. Legendary hockey player Balbir Singh Senior was an Olympic gold..

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Colombian taekwondo Olympian begs for money to pay for healthcare [Video]

Colombian taekwondo Olympian begs for money to pay for healthcare

This is the moment a terminally ill former olympian begs for money at a traffic stop to pay for life-saving treatment.Former Colombian taekwondo athlete Milton Castro, 44, was seen begging for money..

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Olympic gymnast reportedly rumored to have had twins with Putin vanishes [Video]

Olympic gymnast reportedly rumored to have had twins with Putin vanishes

Olympic gymnast reportedly rumored to have had twins with Putin vanishes

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Olympic gymnast launches unique new fragrance to smell like fresh laundry [Video]

Olympic gymnast launches unique new fragrance to smell like fresh laundry

Olympic gold medallist Max Whitlock has starred in a series of spoof ads tolaunch a unique new perfume capturing the essence of freshly launderedclothes. New scent has been specially created to..

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Amy Tinkler on early retirement from gymnastics [Video]

Amy Tinkler on early retirement from gymnastics

Former British artistic gymnast Amy Tinkler has told ITV News that she is “lucky” that she retired at the time she did, and wishes she had done it “a lot sooner”. The 2016 Olympic floor..

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Tokyo Olympics organisers to save over $280 million with ‘simplification’ measures [Video]

Tokyo Olympics organisers to save over $280 million with ‘simplification’ measures

VIDEO SHOWS: FILE FOOTAGE OF OLYMPIC RINGS OUTSIDE TOKYO'S NATIONAL STADIUM / TOKYO 2020 OFFICIALS HOLDING NEWS CONFERENCE AFTER PRESENTING SIMPLIFICATION MEASURES TO IOC / SOUNDBITES FROM TOKYO 2020

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No Days Off: JoJo Awimongya [Video]

No Days Off: JoJo Awimongya

12-year-old Joseph “JoJo” Awimongya already has his sights set on becoming an Olympic champion!

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No Days Off: Chandler King [Video]

No Days Off: Chandler King

12-year-old gymnast Chandler King is a SUPERSTAR in the making! She has her eyes set on an Olympic gold medal.

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Olympic Skateboarder’s Daily Routine While Filming a New Skate Video [Video]

Olympic Skateboarder’s Daily Routine While Filming a New Skate Video

23-year-old Filipino Olympic skateboarder Christiana Means takes us through her weekly routine leading up to filming a horror skate video. Between mastering 15 difficult tricks, all done in the dark..

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Serena Williams Withdraws From French Open After Achilles Injury [Video]

Serena Williams Withdraws From French Open After Achilles Injury

CNN reports that Serena Williams has pulled out of the French Open. Williams is suffering from an Achilles injury. The withdrawal comes ahead of her scheduled second round match against Tsvetana..

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Statue of Olympic hero horse Valegro unveiled in Newent

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Olympic boxer Natasha Jonas offers free food and lessons

Natasha Jonas is running sessions for families from the area she grew up in "who might be struggling".
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American double amputee Blake Leeper loses a Cas appeal to use his prosthetic running blades for Olympic qualification.
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Olympic champion Adam Peaty helps London Roar to a stunning 217-point victory in their season-opening ISL match in Budapest.
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Gus Kenworthy was so scared of outing himself he wouldn’t fall asleep in front of his teammates ‘because I talk in my sleep’

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Paralympics 2012 opening ceremony dancer Dave Toole dies

Dave Toole's routine high above the Olympic Stadium has been described as "mighty and beautiful".
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Dan Bramble: Online appeal resurrects long jumper's Olympic bid

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