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New Ships Coming From Official Starships Collection

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

Ten new Star Trek ships from The Official Starships Collection will be released in 2014 and 2015. These ships will be issues #41 through #50. Included will be: Klingon Raptor Class USS Pasteur NCC-58525 (Olympic class) Species 8472 Bioship Intrepid Malon freighter USS Enterprise NCC-1701-C (Ambassador class) Klingon Negh’var class Armored USS Voyager ECS Fortunate […]

David Wilson, Former Giants RB, Comments on Training for Olympic Triple Jump

Former New York Giants running back David Wilson retired from the game of football earlier this summer, but he's already set a new goal for himself. The 23-year-old Virginia Tech product hopes to compete in the 2016 Olympics in the triple...Show More Summary

NASCAR: Charlie White And Meryl Davis Booed At Event After Lackluster Grand Marshal Outing

It looks like NASCAR’s Charlie White and Meryl Davis booing incident this past weekend in Michigan is riling up fans of the Olympic champions. Charlie and Meryl were asked to be the grand marshals for the Pure Michigan 400 on Sunday, but they didn’t get a particularly warm welcome. The Michigan natives actually got booed.

New head of South Korean 2018 Winter Games vows 'success' after delays

With the organizers of the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, hoping to recover from a turbulent summer, the group's new leader met with International Olympic Committee officials over the weekend.

Olympic Swimmers and Cancer Survivors Unite for the Sixth-Annual Swim Across America Benefiting Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Swim Across America (SAA), a non-profit dedicated to raising money for cancer research, prevention, and treatment through swimming-related events, will host its sixth annual Seattle Open Water Swim on Saturday, September 6. All proceeds...Show More Summary

Picture China: Youth Olympics Open, Pro-China Protest, Beer Festival

The day's China news in pictures: the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games open in Nanjing, opponents protest against the 'Occupy Central' movement protest in Hong Kong, Qingdao celebrates its beer festival and more.

Europe's best swimmers look for Olympic boost in Berlin

A host of Olympic and world champions will compete in the European championships from Monday looking to land crucial early blows just two years out from the 2016 Rio Olympics. In recent times, the French team have been very strong, but they will be without Olympic 400m freestyle champion Camille Muffat who has retired. Show More Summary

Poland’s Agata Nowak holds her nerve to win shooting gold

Margarita Lomova (RUS), who was the last to fire in every round, still had one shot remaining and one chance left to win gold at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Every other competitor had been eliminated. Lomova hit her worst shot of the final, a 7.7, and still claimed silver with a score of 194.4. Show More Summary

Welcome to the Athlete Role Model lounge!

Surrounded by mementos of the ARMs from their experiences at the Olympic Games, the lounge really is a fitting location to get some guidance from those who know what it takes to be an Olympian.Erin Cafaro, two-time gold medallist inShow More Summary

Canadian McNamara twins’ biggest battle is with each other

The twins won their opening match at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games on Sunday, beating Ecuador’s Mishelle Carolayn Molina Pacheco and Valeria Briggitte Batioja Ocampo 2-0, but they know what they must do to maximise their potential on the court. Show More Summary

IOC and WADA striving to create ‘a clean generation’

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) hopes its education programmes will serve as an introduction to some of the key issues that teenage athletes face, branding them the ‘play true generation’. A booth at the Youth Olympic Village isShow More Summary

Nanjing curtain-raiser sets the stage for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Images of the Ceremony quickly spread around the world thanks to thousands of “selfies” taken by athletes and spectators at the request of International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach. President Bach spoke directly to the 3,800...Show More Summary

Olympic wrestler cited for hunting deer at Lexus dealership

A former U.S. Olympic wrestler was cited Thursday in Colorado for allegedly hunting a deer with a bow and arrow on the grounds of the parking lot of a Colorado Springs, Colo., Lexus dealership.

NBCSN launches new show tonight

NBC Sports Group televises a wide variety of live sports, from the NFL to the NHL to the Premier League to the Olympics to golf to Triple Crown horse racing to Notre Dame Football to NASCAR, Formula One, and IndyCar racing. Tonight, NBC Sports Group debuts a Sunday night recap of the various sports NBC…

Beach boy Bolt wins Copacabana 100m

Olympic champion and world record holder Usain Bolt won his first 100m of 2014 on Sunday in an exhibition race run on Rio's iconic Copacabana beach, two years out from the 2016 Olympics. Britain's Mark Lewis Francis (10.42sec) and Jefferson...Show More Summary

Are You Ready For Some NASCAR?!

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

I don't know that I've ever heard a crowd boo the "drivers, start your engine" routine, but here you have it. Olympic ice dancers Charlie White and Meryl Davis did the ceremonial duties today at the Pure Michigan 400 today. It was pretty underwhelming and the crowd let them know. Read more...

Athletics - Mekhissi redeems himself with 1,500m title

- French athletics' badboy Mahiedine Mekhissi won the European 1,500 metres title to make up for the disappointment of being disqualified after winning the 3000m steeplechase on Thursday. The 29-year-old -- a two-time Olympic silverShow More Summary

First Slice 8/17/14: Massive steel transit beast spotted on Downtown streets

Did you and your loved ones venture Downtown and watch the Atlanta Streetcar get "tow-tested" on the tracks linking Centennial Olympic Park and the King Center early on Saturday morning? Congressman Doug Collins, R-Georgia, says an atheist...Show More Summary

29 Celebrities You Didn't Know Weren't American Born (You'll Never Believe #29)!!

When it comes to that miscreant Justin Bieber, neither Canada nor the United States seems to want the kid, if Olympic hockey billboards are to be believed. He's Canadian, just for the record. Sorry, you're not perfect after all, Canada. Other...Show More Summary

Youth Games action starts without Ebola-struck nations

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Australian triathlete Brittany Dutton won the first gold of the Youth Olympics as competition kicked-off on Sunday without Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria who withdrew because of the Ebola outbreak in Africa. The International Olympic...Show More Summary

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