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Tribune reporterJuan Antonio Samaranch made choices that compromised the modern Olympics even as he helped save them in 21 years as International Olympic Committee president. Samaranch's ethics were situational, reflecting the character of a man whose life's work was...
Tags: Elections, History, Politics, Germany, Political Corruption
KTLA NewsRetired American Skeleton racer Chris Soule joined us live to tell us all about the sport of skeleton. Chris is a 2 time Olympian, a World champion and a 3-time National Champion. He last competed in 2006. For more information on the sport of skeleton,...
Tags: KTLA, Ice Skating, Skeleton, Companies and Corporations, Polo
Snowboard pioneer Tom Sims and 2 time X games gold medalist Steve Fisher joined us live to talk all about snowboarding. Tom Sims, pioneer and world champion of snowboarding, built his first "skateboard for the snow" in 1963 and has continued to...
KTLA NewsVirtual Snow's Dan Owen joined us live to give Frank a lesson on how to snowboard. Virtual Snow provides ski and snowboard instruction on state of the art simulators in a controlled indoor environment. They have 3 locations around the Southland…West Los...
Co-founder of the Hollywood Curling Club Nik Kitinsky joined us live to tell us all about the sport of curling. As one of five clubs in the state, and the only club in Los Angeles, the Hollywood Curling Club's goal is to offer the game of curling to the...
Our series of Winter Olympic segments continued. 3-time national junior champion and 2-time world junior champion Mary Ann Baribault-Zeira joined us live to tell us all about the sport of luge. For more information on the sport of luge, you can go to www....
It was Day 1 of our series of segments celebrating the Winter Olympics. We had an opening Ceremony of our own on our Ice Rink. Mark provided his forecast on what to expect at the actual opening ceremony. The Rose City Crystal synchronized skating team...
The Business of Sports | Sun-Sentinel Blogs+Gotta love it when a team takes one for its fans: The Seattle Sounders after suffering an embarrassing 4-0 loss to the LA Galaxy at home announce they are giving season ticket holders a one-game refund ??? good toward season......
The Fabulous ForumAnyone who thought The Fuwa (aka, "The Friendlies," the official mascots of the 2008 Beijing Olympics) or Izzy (aka, Whatizit from the 1996 Atlanta Games) were bizarre, wait till you get a load of Wenlock and Mandeville. Those are the......
WGN News16 year-old Preston Radtke was born with rod cone dystrophy, a condition of the retina causing him to be visually impaired. He can see, slightly, out of the corners of his eyes. His struggles end there. The Rolling Meadows sophmore is making a name for...
Tags: WGN, Sports, Volleyball
The basketball players settle into drills with the precision and fluidity of a vintage squad - despite the fact that many of them cannot move their bodies from the waist down. Thanks in part to Gerry Herman, they're a wheelchair team to be reckoned...
Juan Antonio Samaranch, former president of the International Olympic Committee who took the organization from financial instability and turmoil and steered it to global influence and prosperity, only to see his legacy tarnished by the specter of doping...
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