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Olympic stars who sparkled in London are raking in millions in an unusually active endorsement season, reaping the benefits as Americans show a hunger for heroes after five years of tough economic news.

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    “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
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  • Nike suspends contract with Oscar Pistorius
    Nike Inc. has suspended its contract with Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee runner from South Africa charged with premeditated murder in the Valentine's Day slaying of his girlfriend. Pistorius, who became the first double-amputee runner to compete on the track at the Olympics at last year's London Games, is accused of intentionally killing model Reeva Steenkamp. More
  • Oscar Pistorius denies charge of premeditated murder
    As his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, cowered behind a locked door in a tiny bathroom, Oscar Pistorius strapped on his prosthetic legs, grabbed his pistol, strode seven yards to the door and fired through it four times, killing her, prosecutors alleged Tuesday as they laid out their case against the double-amputee Olympic runner in Pretoria Magistrate’s Court. More
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    “Balancing a competitive drive and athletes at the highest level can be difficult and make training at the beginning tough,” said Dalton ... and 2017 world championships bronze medalists Mattie Rogers ...
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    02/17/2018 - 12:18 am | View Link
  • Russia slow to return Olympic medals in doping cases
    Russia has had 18 medalists disqualified in doping cases from Olympic retesting ... "Some of them overreacted at the beginning, but they are ready to do it now and (the) process is ongoing." Ukraine ...
    02/2/2017 - 1:53 am | View Link
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