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Fellow Olympian Greg Louganis 'Had No Idea' Caitlyn Jenner Wanted to Transition

Fellow Olympian Greg Louganis 'Had No Idea' Caitlyn Jenner Wanted to Transition

Originally posted 07/31/2015 11:50AM

When gold-medal-winning diver Greg Louganis came out in the '90s and revealed he was living with HIV, he helped shine a light on LGBT issues and made history as one of the first openly gay athletes.

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Avril Lavigne Returns to the Stage at the Special Olympics in Her First Performance Since Revealing Lyme Disease Battle

Avril Lavigne Returns to the Stage at the Special Olympics in Her First Performance Since Revealing Lyme Disease Battle

Originally posted 07/26/2015 06:15PM

Avril Lavigne gave her first public performance in more than a year on Saturday, singing during the opening ceremony for the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.

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Justin Bieber Cheers on Canada at the Special Olympics

Justin Bieber Cheers on Canada at the Special Olympics

Originally posted 07/26/2015 05:40PM

Justin Bieber supported Canada at the opening ceremony of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games on Saturday, cheering proudly alongside the athletes from his home country.

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Caitlyn Jenner's 1984 Olympic Torch Could Fetch $20,000 at Auction

Caitlyn Jenner's 1984 Olympic Torch Could Fetch $20,000 at Auction

Originally posted 07/07/2015 02:55PM

The Summer Olympic torch that Caitlyn Jenner (then known as Bruce) carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, in 1984 is going to the auction block, where it could bring in $20,000 – or even more.

The Associated Press reports that the 24-in. torch is the first major piece of Jenner memorabilia to go to auction since the decathlon gold medalist revealed she is transgender and introduced herself to the world.

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Meet a World War II Veteran Who's a Bona Fide Athlete – at 100 Years Old

100-Year-Old Man Competes in Meijer State Games of Michigan Despite Age Bracket Ending at 99

Originally posted 06/29/2015 03:15PM

Fred Winter does 100 push-ups a day – one for each year he has been alive.

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Olympian Removes Daughter's Loose Tooth with Javelin (VIDEO)

Olympian Removes Daughter's Loose Tooth with Javelin (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/07/2015 02:00PM

Bryan Clay is a multiple Olympic medal-winning American decathlete (silver medal in 2004, gold in 2008, if you're counting). He is now retired. People take to retirement in different ways; this is apparently how Clay is dealing.

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How Olympic Legend Shannon Miller Used Lessons from Sports to Beat Cancer

How Olympic Legend Shannon Miller Used Lessons from Sports to Beat Cancer

Originally posted 04/22/2015 07:00PM

Shannon Miller has won more world championships and Olympic medals than any gymnast in U.S. history. And she survived ovarian cancer.

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Michael Phelps Returns to Swimming After Suspension: I Need to Prove I Have Changed

Michael Phelps Returns to Swimming After Suspension: I Need to Prove I Have Changed

Originally posted 04/16/2015 01:15PM

Michael Phelps is back in the water – and determined to prove that he's different.

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Former UK Olympic Diver and Wife Found Shot Dead in Each Other's Arms in Spain

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Former UK Olympic Diver and Wife Found Shot Dead in Each Other's Arms in Spain

Originally posted 03/31/2015 01:40PM

A couple's idyllic life of retirement in the sun ended in a horrific bloodbath when their bodies were discovered by friends on Sunday.

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Hope Solo Opens Up About Why She Went to Therapy

Gold Medalist Hope Solo Went to Therapy to Address 'All the Pain and Anger'

Originally posted 03/26/2015 06:25PM

It looks like there's hope for Hope Solo.

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