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The ruck stops here: Olympic rugby team visits Mountain View Elementary the team visiting Alaska, with seven players on each side - will make its debut as an Olympic event in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, where it will be played alongside union rugby, which features 15 players on a side...
Season swim preview: Is this the year Kodiak is dethroned?

...his mark by winning state titles in the 200 free and the 100 fly. Lallier said Heaven hopes to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Heaven's younger brother, Savaii, is part of a rising freshman class that Lallier...
What others say: Good luck cleaning up water in Rio

The only thing smellier than the Rio de Janeiro lake that sickened rowers preparing for next year's summer Olympics is the process by which the lords of the International Olympic Committee allowed this to happen.No, this isn't sour grapes...
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...

...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...

...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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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