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USA House in Sochi is ‘safe haven’ for Olympic athletes

If you’re not an Olympian or related to an Olympian there’s a good chance you’ll never see what’s inside, but our Rachel McNeill got a sneak peek. Full News here – Sports

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Tweet your support to our Olympic athletes!

Send your positive and encouraging messages to Team USA with hashtag #SochiSnowflake! Full News here – Click2Houston News

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Deaf Olympic athletes stranded at Bush airport

July 23, 2013: A group of young athletes from across the country, trying to get to an international competition, ended up stuck at Houston’s Intercontinental Bush Airport for more than 24 hours. Keith Garvin reports. Full News here – Click 2 Houston – Local Video

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Olympic swim trials in San Antonio? Host city to be announced Saturday

USA Swimming will choose between Omaha, Neb., San Antonio and St. Louis as the site for the 2016 Olympic swimming trials. The national governing body says it will announce the host city on Saturday. Full News here – KHOU – Sports

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AP sources: IOC strips Armstrong of Olympic medal

Officials familiar with the decision tell The Associated Press the IOC has stripped Lance Armstrong of his bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics because of his involvement in doping. Full News here – KHOU – Sports

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Olympic Spoiler Alert: Local Lopez siblings taekwondo results

Don’t click unless you want to know the results of Diana and Steven Lopez’s taekwondo matches. Full News here – KHOU – Sports

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First Family Of U.S. Taekwondo Suffer Early Olympic Exit

A day after Diana, his sister, lost her first-round fight, Steven fell in his opening bout in the men’s under-80-kilogram division Friday, ending his hopes of a third Olympic title. Full News here – Sports

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Pasadena native, Olympic boxer Esparza going for the gold

Boxer and Pasadena native Marlen Esparza scored a big win at the London Olympics on Monday that means she’s headed to the semi-finals and guaranteed a place on the medal stand. Full News here – KHOU – Sports

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OLYMPIC SPOILER ALERT: Michael Phelps swims his final individual race

Don’t click on the story unless you want to know how Michael Phelps did on the 100-meter butterfly. Full News here – KHOU – Sports

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Houston's Huber ousted in Olympic mixed doubles

Houston's Huber ousted in Olympic mixed doubles LONDON – After causing some mild stir prior to the selection of the U.S. mixed doubles teams for the Olympic Games, Houston's Liezel Huber and her partner Bob Bryan were ousted from the tournament in their match. Germany's Sabine Lisicki and … Full News here – Read more […]

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Romney in Olympic spotlight with horse competition

Rarely has an Olympic dressage horse received as much attention as the 15-year-old bay Rafalca. The German-bred mare is part-owned by the wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Full News here – KHOU – Sports

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Serena Williams blasts into Olympic quarterfinals

Three times on a single point, Serena Williams hit a serve that clipped the net cord before plopping into the service box for a let, a sequence that drew giggles from the Centre Court crowd. Full News here – KHOU – Sports

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Young local athletes watch Olympic history

Local swimming and gymnastics teams take in Olympic events at viewing parties Full News here – Sports

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Phelps swims into history with 19th Olympic medal

Michael Phelps broke the Olympic medals record Tuesday with his 19th as the United States romped to a dominating win in 4×200-meter freestyle relay at the London Games. Full News here – KHOU – Sports

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OLYMPIC SPOILER ALERT: Medals decided in women’s team gymnastics

Did Team USA live up to the hype and take home gold at the London Olympics? Full News here – KHOU – Sports

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