K-State track and field coach Cliff Rovelto will serve as an assistant coach for the U.S. at the Rio Olympics. Rovelto has coached individuals in past Olympics, but this will be his first stint with the team.
After two members of the Australian Paralympic sailing squad were robbed at gunpoint, Australia's Olympic team leader is urging Brazilian authorities to implement Olympic-scale security now in Rio de Janeiro "before an athlete gets hurt."
Two construction workers chatted while applying white grout to the walls of a new subway tunnel one recent day, their voices and the smells of the building materials stark reminders of what was missing: passengers and trains.
Jonathan Horton texted Chris Brooks and Alex Naddour a picture before both rounds of the U.S. men's gymnastics Olympic Trials this week. The image was from London four years ago. In it, Brooks and Naddour were cheering from the stands in the O2 Arena as alternates while their teammates stumbled to a fifth-place finish.
Cam F. Awesome (his new official name) is training in Colorado Springs this month as he looks to punch his way onto the US Olympic Team for the Summer Olympics in Rio. When Awesome isn't training in the ring, he trains in the spotlight as a standup comic. VIDEO BY DAVID EULITT firstname.lastname@example.org
Local boxer Cam F. Awesome trains for the Olympics and for comedy fame
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