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OUR VIEW: Sad to see SD-less Olympics

February 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

The 2014 Winter Olympics have concluded, and we’re sad to see them go.

Once again, we enjoyed the respite from the Big 4 of sports (basketball, football, baseball and hockey) to explore new and fascinating events like the biathalon, curling and ha…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OUR VIEW: Sad to see SD-less Olympics

February 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

The 2014 Winter Olympics have concluded, and we’re sad to see them go.

Once again, we enjoyed the respite from the Big 4 of sports (basketball, football, baseball and hockey) to explore new and fascinating events like the biathalon, curling and ha…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Brock: When Russia was the enemy in real life and the Olympics

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Winter Olympics started Friday in Sochi, Russia, and I can’t help but think it wasn’t that long ago when the United States boycotted the Summer Olympics in Moscow.
Growing up in Arizona, the games played at the Winter Olympics were completel…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Go for the gold: Your guide to the 2014 Winter Olympics

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLMAR, Minn. — In the United States, no other sporting event inspires as much good old-fashioned American pride as the Olympic Games.

Over the next two weeks, 230 U.S. athletes will compete in Sochi, Russia, as part of the 2014 Olympics. From …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Go for the gold: Your guide to the 2014 Winter Olympics

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLMAR, Minn. — In the United States, no other sporting event inspires as much good old-fashioned American pride as the Olympic Games.

Over the next two weeks, 230 U.S. athletes will compete in Sochi, Russia, as part of the 2014 Olympics. From …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

BACK IN TIME: Olympic star Jesse Owens at DWU

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Olympic legend Jesse Owens was the featured speaker at Dakota Wesleyan University’s Blue and White Day banquet at the Masonic Temple on Oct. 15, 1960, in Mitchell. The “75” on the podium refers to DWU’s 75th anniversary, which was being celeb…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Oshie, Parise named to Team USA

January 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Four years ago, T.J. Oshie found himself in Grand Forks, watching Team USA win a silver medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games.
This time around, he’ll be in Russia trying to make that a gold for the Americans.
The former Warroad High …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oshie, Parise named to Team USA

January 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Four years ago, T.J. Oshie found himself in Grand Forks, watching Team USA win a silver medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games.
This time around, he’ll be in Russia trying to make that a gold for the Americans.
The former Warroad High …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pole vault great condemns homosexuality

August 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MOSCOW The rainbow colors two Swedish athletes painted their fingernails in support of gays and lesbians sent a clear message and brought a swift rebuke from a Russian star, perhaps even a glimpse of what’s to come at the Sochi Olympics.
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IOC wants assurances from Russia on anti-gay law

August 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MOSCOW The International Olympic Committee is waiting for the Russian government to clarify the anti-gay law that is overshadowing preparations for the Sochi Games.
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