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McLain Ward wins Devon observation event

May 31st, 2012

Two-time Olympic team show jumping gold medalist McLain Ward is still getting healthy, but on Thursday he continued to surge with an Olympic observation event victory aboard Antares F in Devon, Penn.

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Spot on Olympic team Wieber’s first priority

May 31st, 2012

As the latest “It Girl” in one of the Olympic glamour sports, Jordyn Wieber is on the fast track to celebrity status. And the expectations will only grow. The U.S. championships begin June 7, with the Olympic Trials three weeks later.

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Rio 2016™ manager gives speech at 4th Brazil Licensing Forum and prepares to participate in biggest licensing fair in the country

May 31st, 2012

On 16 May, the Rio 2016™ Organizing Committee’s General Manager of Licensing, Retail and Concessions, Sylmara Multini, participated in the 4th Brazil Licensing Forum in the city of São Paulo. Sylmara spoke about the benefits that the Rio 2016™ project will bring to the Brazilian brand licensing market and showed the advantages that licensed companies will have when they join the project.

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Jordan Burroughs preps for gold medal run

May 31st, 2012

Jordan Burroughs is the new face of USA Wrestling, despite being an Olympic rookie. The reigning world champion isn’t afraid to let everyone know what he’s after in London: A gold medal.

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U.S. Women Rout China In Friendly

May 31st, 2012

Images from the United States’ 4-1 victory over China in a May 27 friendly at PPL Park in Chester, Penn.

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Your (23-and-under) U.S. Hoops Squad

May 31st, 2012

Injuries around the NBA have caused enough concern that Commissioner Stern is floating the idea of 23-and-under basketball as soon as 2016. But what would the team look like if those rules went into effect in London?

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Phelps, Franklin headline Trials tuneup weekend

May 31st, 2012

U.S. swimmers are looking to fine-tune their speed and technique with Olympic Trials happening in just over three weeks. This weekend, they’ll get in some final racing.

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Dayron Robles may miss Pre hurdles showdown after visa delay

May 31st, 2012

Olympic champion Dayron Robles is likely to miss a highly anticipated high hurdles showdown this weekend because of a delay in obtaining a U.S. visa.

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Getting to know Sarah Finnegan

May 31st, 2012

Sarah Finnegan made the jump to the senior level just in time for the Olympic season. Age eligible for the London Games by about six weeks – Finnegan has quickly gone from ‘new senior’ to Olympic contender.

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NBA commish gets stern about vets in Olympics

May 30th, 2012

David Stern isn’t sure he wants to see his veteran players in the Olympics anymore.

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