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U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Aims for July 30 Opening

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum, a new attraction in downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado, that saw its opening delayed from the coronavirus pandemic, has announced it will open to the public in July 30. Attendees will have to abide by policies designed to prevent the spread of the virus, including timed ticketed entrances, required […]

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Youth Sports Coalition Seeks $8.5 Billion in Assistance

More than 400 youth sports organizations have formed a coalition that will lobby Congress for at least $8.5 billion to assist community organizations that are not helped by the CARES Act. The PLAY Sports (Promoting Local and Youth Sports) Coalition is designed to assist youth sports organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond as the […]

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Benita Fitzgerald Mosley

At the 1984 Olympic Summer Games, Benita Fitzgerald Mosley became the first African-American woman and second American ever to win a gold medal in the 110-meter hurdles. But she never stopped succeeding. After working for Special Olympics and the 1996 Atlanta Olympics organizing committee, she spent eight years as president and CEO of Women in Cable Telecommunications. From there, she became chief of sport performance for USA Track & Field, helping the team to win 29 medals at the 2012 Games, and served as chief of organizational excellence for the U.S. Olympic Committee. In 2016, she was named CEO of Laureus USA, a foundation that is part of a global

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