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    Ed Temple: A Life Worthy of Gold

    NOTE: Remembering the life of Legendary Track and Field Coach Ed Temple: Coach Temple passed away late Thursday evening at the age of 89. He led the Tigerbelles from 1953 to 1994 and...

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    U.S. women’s Olympic team by the numbers

    By BASN Wire Services   Here are some facts and figures about the U.S. women’s Olympic team entering the 2016 Rio Olympics: 1: The U.S. women’s national team is ranked No. 1 in the...

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    U.S. men’s Olympic team by the numbers

    By BASN Wire Services   Here are some facts and figures about the U.S. men’s Olympic team entering the 2016 Rio Olympics: 1: The U.S. men’s national team is ranked No. 1 in the...

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    THREE-PEAT: BLACK SKIER RALPH GREEN RETURNS

    ON ONE LEG FOR SOCHI 2014 PARALYMPICS                                           By Arthur George and Gary Norris Gray From high school athlete to gunshot victim to amputee to Paralympic skier, as the first African-American man...

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    A lingering pain

    INDIANAPOLIS — Thirty years ago this week, former champion gymnast Ron Galimore was among the 1980 Forgotten Summer Olympians being feted by the same White House that boycotted the Moscow Games...

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    Looking for the spotlight again

    JOHANNESBURG — Fresh from its successful hosting of Africa’s first World Cup, South Africa said Tuesday it will bid to bring the Olympics to Africa for the first time in 2020....

  • Ending on a high note

    CALIFORNIA (BASN) — The world’s disabled athletes felt right at home in Manchester, England. The games came to a close as most contestants wanted it to continue. The Paralympics World Cup...

  • With Glowing Hearts In Canada

    CALIFORNIA (BASN) — On Friday March 12th, Governor General of British Columbia , Michelle Jean welcomed athletes from 144 counties to the X Paralympics Winter Games. The games opened with blind...

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    Canada’s Silent Shame

    CALIFORNIA (BASN) — As the Vancouver Winter Games came to a Sunday night closing there was a lingering question. Are the games for the athletes competing with each other or is...

  • The Black & the Gold of Vancouver

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (BASN) – As the Winter Games makes its second foray into Canada, there are no “cool runnings” going on in here! But there have been some cool people...

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