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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘olympic’

Amy Van Dyken Severs Spinal Cord In ATV Accident

Amy Van Dyken, a six-time Olympic gold medalist, was in an all-terrain vehicle accident on Friday that severed her spinal cord, and initial reports say she is in ICU and is unable to feel her toes or lower legs. The swimmer was injured in Show Low, Arizona and was airlifted to a hospital in Scottsdale. Though few details have been …

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Olympic Boycott: Athletes Can’t Compete With Snowden

Remember that time Jimmy Carter declared a boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics and everything went smoothly? Oh, wait, the boycott was the most universally derided decision of his presidency? Well, another politician has decided to see whether the same scenario might play out a bit better thirty-plus years on. Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has decided that the …

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