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Notre Dame restoration to begin as safety work finished

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Restoration work on Notre Dame in Paris is ready to begin after the work to shore it up has been completed. The announcement comes two years after a fire gutted much of ...

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Football star Herschel Walker announces candidacy for U.S. Senate from Georgia

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Georgia will be a key battleground as Republicans attempt to retake the U.S. Senate in 2022. They picked up a high-profile candidate this week when former football star Herschel Walker announced his ...

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Olympic swimmer Caeleb Dressel thanks God after winning five gold medals

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U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel, with five gold medals, has been one of the big stars of the Tokyo Olympics. The 24-year-old Floridian completed the 100-meter butterfly in 49.45 seconds and broke his ...

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Effort seeks to cover Japan in prayer during Olympics

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Christian organizations around the world are partnering to cover Japan with 1 million hours of prayer during the 30 days of the 2021 Olympic and Paralympic games. “Japan1Million,” a movement started by ...

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Jennie Finch says God is ‘so much more than’ her Olympic gold medal

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If anyone knows what it’s like to win, it’s Olympic medal winner Jennie Finch. At the height of her game, the famed right-handed softball ace was simply unbeatable. Major League Baseball All-Stars ...

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Father and son Olympians criticize redesign of U.S. flag

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Plans to rebrand the U.S. flag logo for the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic games are not going over well with a pair of father and son former Olympians. “The greatest honor of ...

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Human rights groups rally to stop Winter Olympics in China

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Human rights activists will rally in Washington, D.C., today to try to stop the 2022 Winter Olympics from being held in China. The effort to prevent the Chinese Communist Party from being ...

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Nike cut Olympic athlete’s funding 70% when they learned she was pregnant

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So much for empowering women. Nike and other companies have been outed for their treatment of female Olympic athletes as the games begin this month. At that level of competition, the stakes ...

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Olympics grant China ‘genocide waiver’ as boycott effort grows

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Boycott pressure is mounting on the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics to be canceled or moved over China’s genocide against minority populations. Fueling it is the revelation that the International Olympics Committee (IOC) ...

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Former K-State high jumper upgraded to gold from silver for 2012 Olympics

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Former Kansas State high jumper Erik Kynard Jr. finally got his gold medal — nine years after being denied the honor by a cheating Russian athlete. Ivan Ukhov, who came in first ...

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Biden administration supports Georgia boycott, but not of Beijing Olympics

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After supporting a boycott of Georgia, the Biden administration says it is not considering a boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. According to the White House, the U.S. will attend the ...

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Republicans want to move 2022 Winter Olympics out of China

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A move is on in the U.S. Senate to move the Olympics out of Communist China. The action comes after a string of blunders by China, including handling of the Covid pandemic ...

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Agnes Keleti: Oldest living Olympic champion beat the Nazis, turns 100

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For Agnes Keleti, the oldest living Olympic champion, the fondest memory of her remarkable 100 years is simply that she has lived through it all. The Holocaust survivor and winner of 10 ...

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Israeli, German fighter pilots will hold joint exercises over sites of horrific events

Israeli fighter pilots will make history in September, when they are scheduled to conduct joint military exercises with their German counterparts. The exercise will take place over the Dachau concentration camp, where ...

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Could coronavirus cause cancellation of Summer Olympics?

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Time Magazine is reporting that the 2020 Summer Olympics, scheduled for July 24 in Japan, could be moved or cancelled. The news comes as Japan deals with a the spread of the ...

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Biological male to compete as woman in USA Olympic trials

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A biologically male marathon runner who identifies as a woman is set to compete in the USA Olympic trials later this month. Megan Youngren “is set to make history on Feb. 29 ...

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Iranian female Olympic medalist Alizadeh defects over regime’s lies about airliner

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Iran’s downing of a passenger jet is having fallout in the sports world. Taekwondo fighter Kimia Alizadeh, Iran’s only female Olympic medalist, has defected. The athlete, who has rock star status in ...

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Will transgender athletes ruin women’s Olympic events in 2020?

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The question of biological males competing in women’s sports over the last couple of years has made headlines in regard to fairness. Now, several transgender people have set their sights on a new ...

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Christian swimmer breaks Michael Phelps’ world record

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U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel broke retired Olympic competitor Michael Phelps’ world record in the 100-meter butterfly Friday at the world swimming championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Dressel, 22, won the competition in ...

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Olympian shares ‘crazy journey’ in cultivating his God-given gift

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Olympic runner Ryan Hall has had a “crazy journey” filled with amazing highs and difficult lows — and now he’s sharing the backstory surrounding how he discovered true purpose and God’s goodness ...

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Malaysia refusing Israeli participation in paralympics

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Malaysia is refusing to allow Israel’s Paralympics swimming team to enter the country to compete in the World Para Swimming Championships in July. The event will be held in the city of ...

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PLO office in Washington closed by US

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President Donald Trump and his administration are being praised for closing the Palestinian mission, or PLO, in the nation’s capital. The announcement this week comes after nearly a year of mulling the ...

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Michael Phelps’ record broken by 10-year-old “superman”

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Some said it would take Superman to break the record held by Michael Phelps since 1995. Well, Superman just did and his name really is Clark Kent. Over the weekend, 10-year-old Clark ...

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Whoopi Goldberg says VP Pence needs to show more respect to North Korea

Whoopi Goldberg is saying crazy things again. And this time it is connected to the Winter Olympics in South Korea. The co-host of The View is apparently beside herself that pro-life Vice ...

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Maame Biney: First U.S. black woman in speed skating

It’s hard to watch Maame Biney compete and not smile. After all she’s smiling, so it’s easy just to join in. Biney, the 18-year-old U.S. short-track speed skater, is making her Olympic ...

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