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Concert review: Foo Fighters storm Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park show

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI When Dave Grohl bellows, “Are you (expletive) ready?!” from behind a stage-hiding curtain, when the chunky guitar riffs of “All My Life” screech out before a band member is even seen, when a...

Venus in the ascendance to light up Sydney

Sydney 2000 came in the middle of what was without doubt the most productive phase of Venus Williams’ glittering career. When she stepped out on the court at the Olympic Park for her first-round tie against Slovakia’s Henrieta Nagyovà,...Show More Summary

L.A.'s Olympic ambitions could boost river restoration - but at what cost?

For years, politicians, activists and community groups have been laying the groundwork for a transformation of the Los Angeles River, one that would rip up stretches of concrete and add parks, wetlands and other natural spaces. To those advocates, few pieces of riverfront property are more crucial...

5 Things You Should Know About This Year's EB Expo

If you’re making the trip out to Olympic Park today or tomorrow for EB Expo, then you’re probably prepared to see a lot of costumes, games, merchandise and terrible food. So to help make the most out of your Expo Experience, here’s five tips from the show floor. More »      

Justin Bieber Isn't a 'Fan of What's Going On Right Now in Music'

Justin Bieber stops at Sydney Olympic Park Wharf for a skate session before getting back on a water taxi on Wednesday (September 30) in Sydney, Australia. The 21-year-old “What Do You Mean?” entertainer recently opened up about the state of the music industry right now. “I’ll hear songs on the radio, and I’m not really [...]

Tips to help navigate Foo Fighters concert at Centennial Olympic Park

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI When Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters descend on Centennial Olympic Park on Sunday, they’ll do so in the company of about 20,000 fans ready to embrace the band’s face-melting rock. If you’re heading downtown...

IOC President addresses interactive session at UN on need for effective, accountable and inclusive institutions in achieving recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals

At the session, chaired by Republic of Korea President Geun-hye Park and Chile President Michelle Bachelet, President Bach said the IOC was “fully aligned with the United Nations Agenda 2030.” “Last December we adopted our Olympic Agenda...Show More Summary

Fighting Olympic eviction

As sports arenas rise up around them and neighbors houses are demolished, around 50 families remain in Vila Autodromo, a favela bordering the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro. About half of those refuse to leave the favela, which they describe as “paradise” because of a lack of violence compared with poor areas elsewhere in the city. Show More Summary

Caitlyn Jenner Influences Brave New Transgender World With Legal Filing, ‘South Park’ & Gay Marriage Views [Video]

Caitlyn Jenner is taking on her brave new world. Caitlyn was once known as the Olympic gold medal winner Bruce Jenner, then as a member of the Keeping Up With The Kardashians reality TV family. But now, after completing the legal papers required for a judge’s pronouncement, she is seeking official confirmation of the new... Show More Summary

Dayhiking in Olympic National Park

A short, but adventure-filled, trip to Olympica National Park further inspires a future AT thru-hiker!...

Warehouse Clearance Tech Deals: Speakers, Hard Drives, Printers and More

From computers to TVs, audio to cameras, the mammoth Dick Smith warehouse clearance at Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park from today until Sunday is offering a massive range of electronics at unbelievable prices. It’s a sale worth leaving the house for! More »      

Warehouse Clearance Tech Deals: TVs, Fitbit, Acer Laptops and More

This is not a drill! Dick Smith is having a mammoth warehouse clearance at Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park from this Friday until Sunday with a massive range of electronics on sale. Here’s just a taste of what you’ll be able to pick up. More »      

An IRL Sale Worth Leaving The House For

Dick Smith are having a mammoth warehouse clearance, so if you’re in the market for anything from smartphones to home theatre systems, get yourself to Sydney Showground at Sydney Olympic Park from this Friday until Sunday. More »   ...

Olympic Gold-Medal Swimmer Who Almost Drowned as a Child Is Devoted to Teaching Kids How to Swim

Two-time Olympic gold-medal swimmer Cullen Jones almost drowned when he was 5. His parents had taken him to Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in Pennsylvania, where he went down a slide into a pool.

Starbucks Opening Near Centennial Olympic Park

The coffee shop will be situated inside Embassy Suites. The post Starbucks Opening Near Centennial Olympic Park appeared first on What Now Atlanta.

Softball star Natasha Watley visits View Park Prep to offer inspiration, hope

Before leaving for Japan this weekend to resume her professional softball career, Olympic gold medalist Natasha Watley came to View Park Prep school Thursday morning to address the student body during an outdoor assembly under scorching heat and offer special words of encouragement to a group of...

West Ham’s Vice-Chairman Karren Brady gives a tour of new stadium (Video)

West Ham United are due to move in to the Olympic Stadium next summer, leaving Upton Park after 112 years at the Boleyn Ground. West Ham’s official YouTube channel today posted a video featuring Vice-Chairman Karren Brady, in which she gives a detailed tour of the Hammers news stadium. Show More Summary

An Olympic effort to cover the 101 Freeway with a park?

The LA24 bid book released Tuesday raised many questions about Los Angeles' proposal to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. Where will the money come from to get the city ready for the Games? Is the projected revenue realistic? Will taxpayers get stuck holding a big bill at the end?

You'll Be Able to Slide Down the UK's Tallest Sculpture — Design News

Pin it Why walk down something when you can slide? Architects are adding a slide to ArcelorMittal Orbit, the sculptural observation tower at London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. READ MORE »

Report: LA Tabs Griffith Park For 2024 Olympic Bid

Considering there is no guarantee golf will even be in the 2024 Olympic Games

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