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The modern Olympic games began in 1896 and ever since then, wrestling has been one of the sports that has continued its excellence and has constantly competed in the highly coveted Olympics. However, all of that will change by the 2020 Summer Olympics when wrestling will be eliminated from the Olympics.
As the XXX Olympiad came to a close Sunday night, we all had the same thought, why are the next Olympics so far away? Every four years the world comes together and gets excited for what? Is it the patriotism and pride that comes along with it? Is it the sports themselves? Or is it something else?
The 2012 London Olympics are underway and in top shape. Starting with the chaotic opening ceremony to Michael Phelps’ record-breaking 22nd medal, the 30th Olympic games have excited from day one.
Each year across America, newspapers generate year-end reviews during the news-thin holiday season. We are no exception. Reporters Laura Marble and Patrick McNamara, and photographer Randy Metcalf, have combed archives and memories to reflect some — and only some — of the events affecting Marana, Oro Valley and Northwest Tucson in 2008.
Before his second race, Marana swimmer Jordan Jeffries paced the deck, staring into the water as his white iPod headphones swung side-to-side Michael Phelps-style, blaring the theme from Sylvester Stallone’s classic Rocky.
Contributed Photo, Marana High School's Jordan Jeffries last week broke school records in both the backstroke and the 100-yard butterfly with a final time of 53.43 seconds, and helped the Tigers to a sixth seed in the 200-yard individual medley relay.
Tara Murphy said Michael Phelps’ Olympic success drew prospective swimmers—and new phraseology — to her Marana aquatic family.
August 2, 2006 - I was walking through the supermarket last week - thinking healthy thoughts - when I accidentally came across an intriguing find.