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...relations missteps have beset Boston, which was seen by the USOC as the city with the best chance of bringing the Summer Olympics back to the country for the first time since Atlanta hosted the 1996 Games.The stumbling start has raised questions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-04-01-1
Blackburn grabs discus victory in Florida

2008 Soldotna graduate Paige Blackburn took the first step in her quest of reaching the summer Olympics in 2016 with a discus victory at the Florida Relays.Blackburn, competing unattached, unleashed a throw of 53.59 meters...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-04-08/blackburn-grabs-discus-victory-in-
Sports

...participation in the Asian Games was welcomed as a step forward.North Korea boycotted the 1986 Asian Games and the 1988 Summer Olympics, both in Seoul, but attended the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, the 2003 University Games in Daegu and the 2005 Asian...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/hyung-jin-kim/2014-10-04
Colorful, flavorful, exciting Brazilian cooking is hot, hot, hot

...after the World Cup concludes on Sunday, July 13 in Rio de Janeiro, as Rio will serve as host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Find "The Art of Brazilian Cooking" at stores selling books for cooks, from on-line sources, such as Amazon...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-07-08
Food
What others say: Can Brazil repeat success with Olympics?

...sporting catastrophe. Brazil will play host to the 2016 Summer Olympics, an event that will dwarf the World Cup in size and...Brazilians exhibiting similar forbearance for the Summer Olympics.Miracles do happen; the fact that Brazil pulled...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-16/what-others-say-can-brazil-repeat
Opinion
Wrestling coach Wolfe remembered fondly

...great and made it positive for me and everybody."O'Donnell went on to wrestle for the United States in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.Ian Pitzman, a two-time state wrestling champ in the 1980s, also recalled the impact Wolfe had on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-01-13/wrestling-coach-wolfe-remembered-f
Sports
Area volleyball players get chance to learn from famous coach

...a third group at Skyview.Woodstra was a part of the silver medal-winning women's volleyball team at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, and said that experience was extraordinary, especially since the previous games in Moscow in 1980...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2013-08-08/area-volleyball-players-get-chance
Sports
Dazzling opening show is a tribute to Austrailia's long history and culture.

...uniforms to keep them warm. It was the first time U.S. athletes had received parkas and heavy jackets for the summer Olympics. In Australia it is the beginning of spring, with warms days and cool nights. Although the name of the person who...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091500/oly_091500oly0030001.shtml
Rules of the Game

We watched the Summer Olympics with enthusiasm. Mostly the individual achievements: swimming, gymnastics and track and field especially, as I expect most...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2012-10-20/rules-of-the-game
Community
Skyview grad Michaela Hutchison chases Olympic dream

...could blame her.Hutchison, 21, has a legitimate chance at making the women's Olympic wrestling team for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. In April, the Skyview grad will compete in the Olympic trials in Iowa City, Iowa, for one of four spots...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2011-08-21/skyview-grad-michaela-hutchison-ch
Sports

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