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<!– –> Video Details Aug 14, 2020 at 4:40p ET | Olympics | Duration: 3:31 Mark Titus ranks the feud between Olympic figure skaters Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan as his top sports beef of all time. 85001-85046+85048+85050-85051+85053-85055+85060-85076+85078-85080+85082+85083+85085-85086+85097-85098 753 26496 33.4486 -112.0733 .legal-message-container{width:100%;background-color:#002e56;position:fixed;left:0;bottom:0;z-index:99999;-webkit-transition:-webkit-transform .7s ease-out;transition:-webkit-transform .7s ease-out;transition:transform .7s ease-out;transition:transform .7s ease-out,-webkit-transform .7s ease-out;-webkit-transform:translateY(0);transform:translateY(0);will-change:transform;display:-webkit-box;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-webkit-box-pack:center;-ms-flex-pack:center;justify-content:center}.legal-message-container a{color:#fff}.legal-message-content{width:530px;font-family:Antenna,Helvetica Neue,Arial,sans-serif;color:hsla(0,0%,100%,.6);font-size:11px;font-weight:300;line-height:1.36;letter-spacing:.3px;margin-top:20px;margin-bottom:16px}@media …

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<!– –> Video Details Jul 31, 2020 at 5:11p ET | Olympics | Duration: 4:25 Eight years ago, Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympian in history. Many consider him the GOAT. Martin Rogers thinks that title belongs to someone else. 85250-85252+85254-85262+85266-85267+85271 753 26496 33.5251 -111.8956 .legal-message-container{width:100%;background-color:#002e56;position:fixed;left:0;bottom:0;z-index:99999;-webkit-transition:-webkit-transform .7s ease-out;transition:-webkit-transform .7s ease-out;transition:transform .7s ease-out;transition:transform .7s ease-out,-webkit-transform …

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Rulon Gardner is living a quiet life, just the way he likes it. He is 48 now, sells insurance and has a second job coaching wrestling at a Salt Lake City-area high school. It’s been 20 years since Gardner, a 2,000-to-1 underdog, beat three-time gold medalist Aleksandr Karelin in the Greco Roman heavyweight final at …

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Jordan Burroughs, the face of U.S. wrestling for nearly a decade, said he plans to compete another four years with the hope of finishing his career at the Paris Olympics in 2024. Burroughs laid out his future in a statement Wednesday, saying he will leave his longtime training headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska, and join the …

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GENEVA (AP) — The 2022 Dakar Youth Olympics were postponed by four years on Wednesday, in further fallout from delaying the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said the decision was discussed two days ago in a telephone conversation with Senegal President Macky Sall. It means …

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TOKYO (AP) — The president of the Japanese Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if Tokyo can pull off next year’s Summer Games, then the city of Sapporo could be in good standing to hold the 2030 Winter Olympics. Yasuhiro Yamashita, a former Olympic gold medalist in judo, acknowledged in a news conference that it will …

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MOSCOW (AP) — The president of the Russian Athletics Federation resigned on Monday after less than five months in the job amid a stalemate with World Athletics regarding the country’s longstanding doping suspension and an unpaid $5 million fine. In a brief statement on the federation website, Yevgeny Yurchenko didn’t give a reason for stepping …

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MOSCOW (AP) — The president of the Russian Athletics Federation resigned on Monday after less than five months in the job amid a stalemate with World Athletics regarding the country’s longstanding doping suspension and an unpaid $5 million fine. In a brief statement on the federation website, Yevgeny Yurchenko didn’t give a reason for stepping …

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LONDON (AP) — The UK Sport government agency said athletes’ welfare was not put at risk with the use of an experimental substance ahead of the 2012 London Olympics that was disclosed for the first time Sunday by a newspaper. The Mail on Sunday reported public money was used to provide a select band of …

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BEIJING (AP) — China says it will not stage any international sports for the rest of the year, apart from trials for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing and the neighboring city of Zhangjiakou. The order from the General Administration of Sports affects at least six WTA tennis events, including the WTA Finals in …

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