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Kyle Snyder becomes youngest American wrestler to win gold

American wrestler Kyle Snyder won gold on Sunday, becoming the youngest Olympic wrestling champion in U.S. history. The 20-year-old Snyder beat Khetag Goziumov of Azerbaijan, 2-1, for gold at 97

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2018 Olympic Games – the vision and strategy by Korea

Apart from the political situation dividing North and South Korea, Korea is united with a common traditional culture which is rich in art and lifestyle patterns. Starting from the historic

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Kevin Durant leads U.S. to runaway victory over Serbia for men’s basketball gold

After Kevin Durant made a three-pointer early in the second quarter, he walked back down the court while pounding his fist on his chest and yelling at his teammates on

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Rio Olympics: Mongolian wrestling coaches strip in protest of loss

Fenmo, Nathan — LATIMES Two Mongolian wrestling coaches stripped in protest Sunday after their wrestler lost the bronze medal match. The coaches had rushed to the mat in celebration minutes

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The Decline of the Olympic Tradition

Athletic competitions and games have always been a matter of interest for human beings. Even during the ancient Greek and Roman periods, archaeologists have found traces which show that the

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Is there any way to bring NHLers to Pyeongchang in 2018? We present a solution

In a recent interview, Rene Fasel, the head of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) said that he is “more than sixty percent” sure that players from the NHL will

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Gangneung can become winter sport hub for South Korea after Pyeongchang 2018, claims Minister

Gangneung can become a centre for ice sports after the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, the region’s Vice-Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Chong has claimed after

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Skiers offer positive reviews of Pyeongchang downhill course

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Canadian downhiller Erik Guay called it “awesome.” American racer Travis Ganong raved over “Olympic-caliber” conditions. Even Christof Innerhofer, the Italian who only likes the most

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New Paralympics Center Opened

A new fitness centre for winter sports athletes with disabilities has opened in Pyeongchang ahead of the 2018 Winter Paralympics in South Korea. The venue at the Alpensia resort, which

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Viktor Ahn wants to skate at Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics

Russian short track speed skater Viktor Ahn wants to compete in one more Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in his birth nation in 2018, according to Russian media. Ahn, 29, said

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