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Joyful and Rockin' Close to London 2012The cream of the British music industry -- including The Spice Girls, The Who, and the teaming of pop goddess Jesse J with the remaining members of Queen -- rocked Olympic Stadium to close the London 2012 Games...
Feb 18, 2014

Chicago Bobsledder Guided By Family, NFL Brother

Chicago Bobsledder Guided By Family, NFL Brother

Chicago native Aja Evans has a long history of athleticism and is ready to take things to a new level at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Feb 3, 2014
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By Lisa Balde

Midwest Athletes To Watch at Sochi Olympics

The 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi are here! These are the local athletes to watch...View gallery

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  • Brian Hansen olympics
Jan 7, 2014
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By James Neveau

Hossa, Handzus Will Both Skate for Team Slovakia

Hossa, Handzus Will Both Skate for Team Slovakia

Team Slovakia will feature a couple of veteran Chicago Blackhawks players, as both Marian Hossa and Michal Handzus were named to the 25-man roster on Tuesday.

Jan 7, 2014
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By James Neveau

Sharp Joins Toews and Keith on Team Canada

Sharp Joins Toews and Keith on Team Canada

Three Chicago Blackhawks will skate for Team Canada in Sochi, with Patrick Sharp making his first Olympic appearance as he was named to the roster on Tuesday.

Jan 6, 2014
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By James Neveau

Rozsival to Play for Czech Republic at Sochi Olympics

Rozsival to Play for Czech Republic at Sochi Olympics

Michal Rozsival will join Patrick Kane in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics, as he was named to the Czech Republic roster on Monday.

Jan 6, 2014

Chicagoan Gets a Seat at Figure Skating Judges Table

Chicagoan Gets a Seat at Figure Skating Judges Table

David Santee, private coach and skating director at Oakton Ice Arena in Park Ridge, will be a data entry and video replay operator for the judges' technical panel for figure skating during the Sochi Games.

Sep 24, 2012

Olympic Medalist: I Was Pregnant in London

Olympic Medalist: I Was Pregnant in London

The odd feeling Kerri Walsh Jennings felt in her stomach at the London Olympics wasn't just butterflies.

Aug 18, 2012

Allyson Felix Discusses Olympic Gold on Leno

Allyson Felix Discusses Olympic Gold on Leno

Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix stopped by “The Tonight Show” Friday night to speak with Jay Leno about her performance at the London Games, her future as a competitor and a childhood nickname she can’t seem...

Aug 16, 2012

Matt Grevers Rings NASDAQ Opening Bell

Matt Grevers Rings NASDAQ Opening Bell

The local Olympian won gold in the men's 100-meter backstroke in London.

Nov 15, 2012

Nike's "Gold Digging" T-Shirt Stirs Controversy

Nike's "Gold Digging" T-Shirt Stirs Controversy

Nike's "Gold Digging" t-shirt—available only in women's sizes—was meant to acknowledge the 46 gold medals won by American women at the 2012 Olympics in London.

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