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It was global tax crime time last week at my other tax blog. In Russia, one of the contractors who helped get Sochi ready for the last Winter Olympics is facing tax evasion charges. Oleg Shishov, CEO of the building firm Mostovik, is...Show More Summary
Mike McEwen claimed the National final of the Grand Slam of Curling after defeating Olympic champion Brad Jacobs 5-2.
Back by popular demand: Torvill and Dean, Bolero, 1984 Olympics.
In high-level competition, every little advantage counts. It is why Olympic swimmers shave their bodies before a race, why pre-med students fight tooth-and-nail for every half point on every test, and why gaming keyboards exist. I am not a professional eSports athlete. Show More Summary
Over the last few days, the internet has been rife with stories about Taylor Lianne Chandler, the woman who states that she is the girlfriend of Olympic Swimmer, Michael Phelps. Chandler has also publicly shared that she is intersex....Show More Summary
Far From Home: Uganda to the Tetons follows Brolin Mawejje on his quest to become Uganda’s – and Africa’s – first Olympic snowboarder. Born in Kampala, Uganda, Brolin endured a tumultuous journey of rejection and acceptance before… The post Watch the Official Trailer for ‘Far From Home’ featuring Africa’s First Olympic Snowboarder appeared first on Highsnobiety.
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
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.
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...
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
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.
"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...
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 […]
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.
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
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
You may recall that 23 days ago the Associated Press in Rio reported that developers of the Olympic Golf
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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