5 Olympic Things To Know For Monday

LONDON (AP) -- Here's what to watch for at the London Olympics on Monday:...

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  • NBC Confirms Fallon Will Succeed Leno
    “The Tonight Show” will begin a new era in February when Jimmy Fallon succeeds Jay Leno as host of the most storied and successful program in late-night television. NBC plans to announce on Wednesday its plan to install Mr. Fallon as the show’s sixth host at the conclusion of the network’s coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics from Sochi, Russia. More
  • 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius weeps as he faces murder charge
    Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee revered in South Africa for overcoming his disability to compete in the London Games last year, wept in court Friday as he faced a murder charge in connection with the fatal shooting of his girlfriend. More
  • IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics
    IOC leaders have dropped wrestling for the 2020 Games in a surprise decision to scrap one of the oldest sports on the Olympic program. More
  • Vonn tears ligaments in ski crash, out for season
    The U.S. Ski Team says Lindsey Vonn has torn ligaments in her right knee and broken a bone in a crash Tuesday at the world championships. The team says Vonn will have surgery and will miss the rest of this season but is expected to return for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. More
  • Rio de Janeiro Grapples With Exploding Manholes
    Rio de Janeiro, which will host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics, faces criticism for not doing enough to curb the deadly problem. More
  • Jennian Homes puts on sale first of show houses to raise funds for New Zealand Olympic Committee
    Jennian Homes, a partner of the New Zealand Olympic Team since 2016, has launched the sale of the first of its two showcase properties, with all ...
    03/18/2023 - 8:32 am | View Link
  • Olympic champions to compete in Chinese national spring swimming championships
    Tokyo Olympic champions Zhang Yufei, Wang Shun, Li Bingjie and 2012 London Olympic champion Ye Shiwen will compete in the Chinese National Spring Swimming Championships during March 19-24 here in ...
    03/18/2023 - 8:25 am | View Link
  • Court upholds ruling ordering Olympic Authority to release records to Adirondack Explorer
    The sleds were designed and patented by the Olympic Regional Development Authority. They will be used for training athletes and for giving rides on the course to the public. Members of the U.S. Junior ...
    03/18/2023 - 3:08 am | View Link
  • STEM’s next generation gets their start with Olympic HS robotics club
    On an off day at Olympic High School, the school’s robotics club -- Team 4935 T-Rex -- prepares their work of art for competition: A 4-foot-tall Godzilla.
    03/17/2023 - 11:57 am | View Link
  • The Union will face some unusual challenges playing CF Montréal at old Olympic Stadium
    The Big O is an indoor stadium with artificial turf, a combination rarely seen in MLS. But it helps the Union that they played there last year, and won.
    03/17/2023 - 10:36 am | View Link
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  • Keep Russian, Belarusian athletes banned-German Olympic Committee
    Germany's Olympic committee (DOSB) said on Friday it was in favour of maintaining a ban of Russian and Belarusian athletes but opposed any plans to boycott the Paris 2024 Olympics over their ...
    03/17/2023 - 4:21 pm | View Link
  • Ioan and Garan Croft: The twin brothers now having to compete for one ...
    A change to the Olympic weight classes means Wales Ioan Croft has been forced to move into the same division as twin brother Garan; The Croft twins are both looking to win selection for GBs ...
    03/17/2023 - 4:06 pm | View Link
  • Olympic Games | History, Locations, & Winners | Britannica
    Olympic Games, athletic festival that originated in ancient Greece and was revived in the late 19th century. Before the 1970s the Games were officially limited to competitors with amateur status, but in the 1980s many events were opened to professional athletes.
    03/17/2023 - 4:25 am | View Link
  • IOC
    The Olympic Movement is the concerted, organised, universal and permanent action, carried out under the supreme authority of the IOC, of all individuals and entities who are inspired by the values of Olympism. Beyond the Games Art, Culture & Heritage Education Protection and Respect of Human Rights Integrity Olympic Day Olympic Legacy
    03/17/2023 - 12:36 am | View Link
  • 2020 Summer Olympics
    The 2020 Summer Olympics ( Japanese: 2020年夏季オリンピック, Hepburn: Nisen Nijū-nen Kaki Orinpikku), officially the Games of the XXXII Olympiad (第三十二回オリンピック競技大会, Dai Sanjūni-kai Orinpikku Kyōgi Taikai) and also known as Tokyo 2020 (東京2020, Tōkyō Nii Zero Nii Zero), was an international multi-sport event held from 23 July to 8 August 2021 in Tokyo, Japan, …
    03/17/2023 - 12:21 am | View Link
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