Posts Tagged Olympic games

Keflezighi’s Boston win a boost for shoe sponsor

Meb Keflezighi, of San Diego, Calif., runs during the 118th Boston Marathon with the names of those killed in the 2013 bombings, and the MIT officer allegedly slain by the bombing suspects, on his bib, Monday, April 21, 2014, in Boston. Martin Richard, Krystle Campbell and Lu Lingzi, were killed in the bombings, while MIT officer Sean Collier was allegedly shot to death by the bombing suspects. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

The Boston Marathon champion crossed the finish line wearing sneakers from Skechers, not exactly a brand associated with sports.

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Apolo Ohno training to compete at Ironman

In this Nov. 6, 2011 file photo,  Apolo Ohno crosses the finish line at the New York City Marathon in New York. The most decorated U.S. Winter Olympian in history is taking on a new athletic challenge: an Ironman triathlon. Ohno plans to compete at the world championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, in October _ swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles, then run a marathon.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Apolo Ohno is used to riding a bike in training.

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Phelps entered in 3 events at comeback meet

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps is entered in three events at his first swimming meet since he retired after the 2012 London Olympics.

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Two-week strike ends at 2016 Rio Olympic venues

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Over 2,000 construction workers returned to their jobs at the Olympic Park on Thursday, ending a two-week strike that further slowed the trouble-plagued 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Krakow’s deputy mayor to lead Winter Games bid

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Krakow’s deputy mayor was chosen Thursday to lead the Polish city’s candidacy for the 2022 Winter Olympics following the resignation of the previous bid chief.

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