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Venerable Los Angeles Athletic Club aims for more youthful look

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

On a recent weekday afternoon, one of the newest members of the Los Angeles Athletic Club sat in a high-backed chair in the club's plush Olympic Lounge. With its thick carpet, dark mahogany-paneled walls and heavy curtains, the room looked every bit the bastion of gentility it was built to be...

Pros, Cons of NHL Players Trading the Olympics for the World Cup of Hockey

The buzz is heating up around the possibility that the NHL will reboot its World Cup of Hockey tournament in 2016. Though no official announcements have been made, multiple outlets including the Toronto Star have reported that plans are in the works for an eight-team tournament to run in Toronto before the beginning of the 2016-17 NHL season. Show More Summary

Judge Says Rio Olympic Course Can Be Completed As Is

You do have to wonder at this point if the saga of the Rio Olympic course would have been much of a saga

Review: Olympic Swimming Documentary Touch The Wall Celebrates Female Friendship And Strength - 100% Couch Potato friendly.

15 hours agoOdd : Geekosystem

I am not an athletic person. In highschool I loathed PE with a pure, righteous anger, and I still haven't gotten over my ensuing hate for organized sports. Given my proud couch potato status, I was surprised by the ways in which Touch the Wall, a documentary about Olympic swimming champs Missy Franklin and Kara Lynn Joyce, still resonated with me.

Take Olympic: Here's Los Angeles's Plan For Winning the 2024 Olympics

Los Angeles is looking for a three-peat with its attempt to host the 2024 Olympic Games. The Olympics have made their mark on the city, for sure, and vice-versa. LA's 1932 Olympics created Olympic Boulevard. The 1984 Olympics made.....

‘Olimpic Blvd’?: $120M Sign Project Botched with Typo

A subcontractor for the California Department of Transportation misspelled Olympic Boulevard on an exit sign on the northbound 710 Freeway. The sign read Olimpic Blvd. The word Olympic in terms of spelling difficulty may not qualify for an elementary school spelling bee, however, the word did prove to be a challenge for whomever crafted the sign. Show More Summary

Massive Biodome Upgrade Unveiled for Montreal’s 1979 Olympic Park

Kuehn Malvezzi’s winning design will bring a new insectarium to the site. The project includes a string of buildings that will take visitors through the metamorphic life process of bugs from different environments around the globe. From a pond environment

50 years later, American skaters get their bronze medals

21 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

It took more than five decades, but figure skaters Vivian and Ronald Joseph are finally -- officially -- Olympic bronze medalists.

After 50 Years, An Olympic Medal Dispute Is Resolved

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

The International Olympic Committee recognized that American figure skaters Vivian and Ronald Joseph won the bronze medal at the 1964 Winter Games in Innsbruck, Austria.

On Wednesday’s Radio Show…

• Social activist, entrepreneur, and leader of the Special Olympics, Timothy Shriver, explains how working alongside people with intellectual disabilities helped him see a deeper and more meaningful world. • Comedian Margaret Cho explains her decision to go busking for the homeless.

US Skaters Get Olympic Bronze 50 Years Late

There's no Olympics this winter, but the US still managed to claim two bronze medals in figure skating yesterday—from the 1964 Innsbruck Olympics. Siblings Vivian and Ronald Joseph came in fourth place in pairs figure skating but were given bronze medals a couple of years later after the West...

Can an Olympics deal and a Kickstarter campaign catapult this sports apparel startup?

S t. Louis startup Triflare has launched a 30-day Kickstarter campaign. The women's sports apparel company says it will use the $25,000 it hopes to raise in the campaign to provide funding for Triflare Run, the portion of the company...Show More Summary

Michael Phelps’s ‘Girlfriend’ Tells All

Taylor Chandler claims she met the Olympic champion on Tinder, and they fell in love. Then she came out as intersex and the media went nuts. Now she tells her side of the story.

Oops: Freeway sign in Los Angeles debuts with a huge mistake

If there was a Typo Olympics, this one would take the gold medal. RT @kyoshino: OOPS: Exit sign on 710 Frwy misspells Olympic Blvd as 'Olimpic' Pic @shelbygrad — Richard (Rick) NeillShow More Summary

LA freeway sign spells Olympic with an “I” instead of a “Y

LOS ANGELES — No one noticed the mistake until the morning after the sign was installed above Interstate 710 in Southern California.

'NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams' Posts Biggest Total Viewer and Demographic Ratings Since Sochi Olympics

“NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” was America’s #1 newscast in total viewers and all key 25-54 and 18-49 year old demos for the week of November 17-21, 2014, according to Nielsen Media Research data.

Taylor Lianne Chandler: Michael Phelps Rules at Sex, Sucks For Abandoning Me

Michael Phelps' purported girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler is speaking out in a video interview, detailing her relationship with the Olympic legend. By her own admission, Chandler was born a man named David Roy Fitch, the latest revelation...Show More Summary

U.S. swimmer Natalie Coughlin says she’s ‘all in’ for fourth Olympics in 2016

One would think Natalie Coughlin has accomplished enough at the Olympics, with 12 medals in three appearances in the Games. One would be wrong. Coughlin, 32, told that she is “all in” for a fourth Olympics appearance in Rio in 2016: “Going into London [in 2012] and into that season I certainly didn’t think […]

? Listen: Tinder Olympics - “Nasty”

Tinder Olympics has replaced Cokeahontas for my favorite artist name in the game right now. Still all love for you Cokeahontas, but damn y’all: TINDER OLYMPICS. That’s one of those names you see and drop whatever is going on in yourShow More Summary

Everyone thinks the Rio 2016 Olympic mascots look like Pokemon

After the terror of the Sochi Olympic mascots — the creatures that looked like the love-children of the Charmin bear and the devil — the world has been poised for an equally eyebrow-raising mascot to helm the 2016 Summer Olympics and...Show More Summary

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