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Save the Wild Steelhead on Washington's Olympic Peninsula

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Shane Anderson spent three years and some serious sweat equity making his film Wild Reverence. Now he's asking you to take just 90 seconds to add your voice in support of native wild steelhead on the Olympic Penninsula. LINK If Shane's appeal doesn't do the trick maybe this photo will help inspire you to sign his petition. Show More Summary

Japanese city that hosted 1998 Olympics rocked by earthquake

TOKYO — A strong earthquake in the mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics destroyed more than half a dozen homes in a ski resort town and injured at least 30 people, officials said.

Japan Earthquake Collapses Homes; At Least 22 Hurt

A strong earthquake has struck a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics, knocking down at least 10 homes in a ski resort town and injuring more than 20 people, officials say. The magnitude-6.8 earthquake hit near Nagano city shortly after 10 pm at a...

Competition / Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Culture and Education Quarter Design Competition / London Legacy Development Corporation/Malcolm Reading Consultants

London Legacy Development Corporation’s regeneration of east London at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is one of the most ambitious urban renewal programmes in Europe. It forms the legacy of the hugely-admired London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Show More Summary

5 Things Played in the Asian Beach Games

Athletes from across Asia compete in around 30 different sports at the 2014 Asian Beach Games, from widely known Olympic sports such as beach volleyball to foot volley and power paragliding. Here is a look at five of the sports being played at the 2014 games in Phuket, an island in southwest Thailand.

Gold medal performances!

"Oh man, you know what I miss already?? The Winter Olympics! Can't believe it's four more years until the next one... sigh! I guess I'll just practice until then... here's me doing the skeleton!" "...and here's my ski slalom!" "...and...

SMILES EVERYONE! The United States Olympic Committee is Coming to SF Nov 24th or 25th – A Secret “Private” Meeting

TweetSmiles everyone, smiles. Why? Because we all need to look our best when the United States Olympic Committee road show beauty contest comes to town on either Monday, November 24th or Tuesday, November 25th, 2014. If we “win,” there’s a good chance that we’ll end up with the 2024 Olympiad. I was thinking we were […]

Claressa Shields leads U.S. boxers at world championships

Olympic champion Claressa Shields led a trio of American boxers who clinched medals at the women's world championships by winning their quarterfinal bouts on Friday.

Criminally Hot! Michael Phelps’ Girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler— Who Was Born A Man— Was Arrested & Jailed For Extorting $10,000 From Businessman

Michael Phelps may have two DUI arrests under his belt, but the Olympic gold-medalist’s new girlfriend, Taylor Lianne Chandler, has quite the criminal record of her own. Chandler—who told… READ ON

Anand -- Carlsen, Game 10

4 days agoHobbies / Chess : Chess Skills

World Champion Magnus Carlsen leads challenger and former champion Viswanathan Anand 5-4 after nine games. The match is being played at the Olympic Media Center in Sochi, Russia. Yesterday's game 9 started with the variation of the Berlin Defense to the Spanish Opening that appeared in game 7. Show More Summary

Today In The Fight To Stop The Rio Olympic Golf Course, Files

You may recall that 23 days ago the Associated Press in Rio reported that developers of the Olympic Golf

Go Home Already: Trusty Old Car

End-of-day news: Meet the team working to bring the Olympics to D.C., punk nostalgia in D.C. has reached its apotheosis, and more. [ more › ]

MMA's greatest prospect? Bellator signs Olympic hopeful Aaron Pico

Last weekend at Bellator's "Tito vs. Bonnar" event on Spike TV, it was revealed that an 18-year-old wrestling standout named Aaron Pico, styled by Bellator as "MMA's Greatest Prospect," had signed an exclusive contract with the Viacom-owned...Show More Summary

From Man To Model! Meet Michael Phelps’ Girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler— Who Was Born Male

In an exclusive interview with RadarOnline.com, Taylor Lianne Chandler, 41— born David Roy Fitch— came clean about her sexy tryst with Olympic gold-medal swimmer Michael Phelps, 29. But… READ ON

A Cliff Notes Guide To The Woman Calling Herself Michael Phelps’ Girlfriend

Ever since Michael Phelps' second DUI, I've been trying to wean myself off caring about him, which is harder than you'd think, because I was weirdly obsessed with him during the 2008 Olympics. I mean, it's not weird. He only won theShow More Summary

Woman Claiming To Be Michael Phelps’ Intersex Lover Says She Can’t Stop Vomiting Over Media’s Coverage Of Her

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

A woman claiming to be Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps’ intersex lover says the media’s portrayal of her has caused her to cry for hours and throw up “everything in her system.” “I was born intersex and named David Roy Fitch at birth,” 41-year-old Taylor Lianne Chandler (pictured) announced on her “official” Facebook page earlier this week. “But the time I could walk […]

Michael Phelps Alleged Girlfriend Tells The World She Was Born Intersex

Taylor Lianne Chandler, 41 who claims that she is Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps girlfriend, used Facebook to reveal that she was born intersex. Chandler says that until now, no one knew her secret and that includes Phelps. Chandler shared a long post on Facebook on her early life. Show More Summary

AM Linkage: Facebook Drivers Unionize; 2024 Olympics; Bug Gentrification

Image via Jason Rodman · San Francisco puts in chips for 2024 Olympics · Facebook bus drivers vote to unionize · Daly City office complex tries to lure tech tenants · Rube Goldberg building tenants fight Ellis Act evictions ·...

San Francisco 2024 Olympics Roundup: Reaction to Today’s Big Push in the Pages of the SF Chronicle

TweetWell, today’s the big day for the bid to have the 2024 Olympics in the Bay Area. San Francisco puts in chips for 2024 Olympics by John Coté 1. Obviously, an Olympics in the bay area would be good news for the San Francisco Chronicle. Obvs. I mean, that goes without saying, right? See the […]

Boxer Facing Olympic Gold Medalist Quits After Taking Single Punch

5 days agoSports : Deadspin

Middleweight boxer Claressa Shields won Olympic gold in London as a 17-year-old, and her subsequent career has found the Michigan native building a 43-1 record and claiming nearly every title available in women's boxing—save for the AIBA championship, competition for which is currently underway in Korea. Show More Summary

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