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“Olym-tics”- Olympics and Politics

Former Olympic athletes Caitlin Cahow and Brian Botano, part of the Olympic delegation, represent an indirect message from President Obama to Russian President Vladimir Putin about Russia’s policy banning “pro-gray” propaganda.  Photo:

March 10, 2014

Sending political messages through the Olympics acceptable By Rashi Saxena   A&E Editor   Not much can bring the world together in the way that the Olympic Games do. For three weeks, athletes from around the world compete for Olympic gold, forgetting their political, religious, and cultur...

Local World-Class Athletes

Local World-Class Athletes

February 24, 2013

Get to know your Bay Area winter Olympics athletes Kelsey Ichikawa | Staff Writer Polina Edmunds Event: Ladies figure skating Hometown: San Jose Edmunds got onto the ice at just 20 months old and hasn’t left it since. She trains at Sharks Ice in San Jose under coach David Glynner and...

Olympian Finds a New Hobby

January 15, 2013

Gabby Douglas: From aerial flipping to wielding the mighty pen By Chandni Patel Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas, the 2012 Olympic Women’s Gymnastics All-Round Gold Medalist, recently released a book that she wrote called “Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith.” In the book, Gabby desc...

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