Olympics

Avril Lavigne’s “Fly” Supports Special Olympics

Avril Lavigne, who recently revealed she’s battling Lyme disease, is determined to send a strong, inspirational message to her many fans around the globe. The Canadian singer debuted her latest track, “Fly,” during a guest appearance on Good Morning America and announced that all of the net proceeds will go to the Special Olympics. “I wanted …

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Nastia Liukin lastest Olympian to compete on DWTS

Nastia Liukin will be the third U.S. Olympic champion gymnast to compete on “Dancing With the Stars,” joining the roster for the 20th season set to debut March 16. The 2008 Olympic all-around champion, follows Beijing teammate Shawn Johnson, who won the show in its eighth season (and recently underwent knee surgery – get well soon Shawn). Aly …

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Lolo Jones

Olympian Lolo Jones Talks #DWTS Elimination

Retired dancing with the Stars #resumeUpdate — Lolo Jones (@lolojones) September 17, 2014 Olympian Lolo Jones was voted off “Dancing With the Stars” last night, becoming the first celebrity competitor to be eliminated on the show’s 19th season. After judges’ scores and viewer votes were combined, Jones and fashion designer Betsey Johnson learned they were …

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Amy Purdy wins Sochi Paralympic medal, heads to LA for DWTS debut

Para-snowboarding took place for the first time in the history of the Paralympic Winter Games today and American snowboarder Amy Purdy captured a bronze medal. After the medal ceremony tonight, Purdy will catch a flight to Los Angeles to prepare for her next competition, a shot at the mirrorball on the reality television show “Dancing with …

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Bronze Medalist Erin Hamlin Partners with USA Luge Slider Search

Erin Hamlin is a three-time Olympian and the first female American luger to medal at any Winter Olympics, as well as the first American of either gender to medal in singles competition. Hamlin, a New York state native, came to Sochi to make amends for disappointment in Vancouver in 2010, when she was widely considered …

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Women Ski Jumpers Take a Giant Leap Forward

Who says women’s can’t fly? An historic day was finally realized at the Olympic Games and Whitney Childers was there to see it first-hand. KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – Try as she might, Jessica Jerome couldn’t convince her eyes and her mind that Tuesday night’s inaugural Olympic women’s ski jumping event was just another competition on …

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Team USA 2014

Meet the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team

The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially the XXII Olympic Winter Games, or the 22nd Winter Olympics, are scheduled to take place from 7 to 23 February 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Eighty-eight nations are sending athletes to the Winter Games but the U.S. has the largest delegation with a 230-member team. Are there any athletes from your …

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Team USA Uniforms

Betsy Ross cover your eyes: Olympic uniforms unveiled

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are only two weeks away so it’s time we got a look at Team USA’s festive wardrobe. Betsy Ross – you might want to cover your eyes. The Ralph Lauren designed Opening Ceremony uniforms are… well, wildly patriotic.  Unveiled today, the outfits hark back to that most American of crafts, the …

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