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Summer Olympics postponed in wake of global pandemic

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo has been postponed for a year, opening July 23, 2021. Sporting events are being canceled around the world as a result of the current COVID-19 global pandemic.

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

Elite athletes are some of those feeling the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has prompted a year delay of the 2020 Summer Olympics.  For the first time in Olympic history, the recurring games have been rescheduled because of a pandemic. Initially planned to open July 24 in Tokyo, the games have been po...

Diving deep; an inside look at synchronized swimming (with videos)

Diving deep; an inside look at synchronized swimming (with videos)

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016

MESA, Ariz. - Training to deny your physical need for air while using every part of your body to execute fast choreography; these are few of the unique characteristics that define synchronized swimming.   This past week one of only two Dallas synchronized swimming teams, The Pirouettes of ...

Olympic opening ceremony continues to impress viewers

Athletes from Russia march during the Opening Ceremony for the Winter Olympics at Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/MCT)

February 11, 2014

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer Most Olympic opening ceremonies occur the same way; announcing the participating countries, lighting the torch and a special performance from the host country. But there was something astounding about the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. There was not a moment where I could...

Wrestling Notebook: And the state qualifiers are…

Wrestling Notebook: And the state qualifiers are...

February 15, 2013

After a long and impressive season, all of the Coppell wrestlers’ hard work is finally about to pay off. The Cowboys are sending a total of nine athletes to the state meet with two being from the boys squad and a whopping seven from the girls wrestling team. Senior Daniel Murillo (132) is the...

New swimmer overtakes Michael Phelps as world’s best

September 14, 2010

Zeb White Asst. Business Manager, Staff Writer Bob Bowman, the swimming coach that helped Michael Phelps become an internationally renowned winner of 14 Olympic gold medals, no longer thinks that Phelps is the best U.S. swimmer. According to Bowman, Phelps’ American teammate, Ryan Lochte, has...

Vancouver fosters Olympic spirit at CHS Image and video hosting by TinyPic

February 26, 2010

Ashleigh Heaton Entertainment Editor Video by Molly Hohfler and Victoria Flemming KCBY Broadcast Athens, 1896: the first modern Olympics are held, with a few choice countries competing in track events such as discus and relay races. No big deal. Vancouver, 2010: Hundreds upon hundreds of competi...

“The Office” to deliver in one-hour episode

February 26, 2010

Ashleigh Heaton Entertainment Editor Well, there is one good thing about the Olympics ending: "The Office", complete with a one-hour special event this Thursday, March 4, for Pam and Jim to have their baby. Need I say more? For the comments...do you think it will be a boy or a girl? And what do you think its name sh...

U.S.A hockey ready to battle Finland

February 26, 2010

By Andy Tabor The United States hockey team has had a very successful winter Olympics thus far but hope to continue farther in their pursuit of a gold medal when they play Finland 2 pm central.  The Americans look very hot going into this game however the Finland team has many top NHL performers...

Winter Olympics winding down

February 26, 2010

By Nathan Reck With the Vancouver Olympics coming to a close on Sunday the American team can look back on a successful Olympic Games and look forward to a bright future four years from now. As of right now the American team holds a six medal lead in the medal count over Germany who has taken the total...

Olympics forgotten

February 24, 2010

Staff Writer Paige Wilson We have seen the clever Coca Cola ads and cell phone commercials preparing for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. But how ready is the public for another Olympics game? It seems to me the Olympics is losing its drive. The 2010 Winter Olympics was said to have a more in...

A snow-less olympics in the forecast

February 9, 2010

Staff Writer Paige Wilson With winter olympics starting in just a few days we would expect Vancouver to be making final adjustments to make the even run smoothly. If you are in Vancouver you would see numerous helicopters transfering materials in the air, so you think. The helicopters are making...

CHS gears up for the Olympic games

January 22, 2010

Maddie Walters Staff Writer It's become nearly impossible to view any prime time TV show without being bombarded with ads about the upcoming Olympic games. Not that that is a bad thing - the Olympic games are an athletic tradition that have been anticipated since 776 BC. The upcoming winter...