Get ready to re-visit the story that captivated America.
It’s the 20-year anniversary of the infamous attack on Nancy Kerrigan by the ex-husband of Tonya Harding, which will be recounted in an NBC documentary this Sunday at 7 pm.
The documentary includes sit-down interviews with both Kerrigan and Harding by NBC Olympics’ Mary Carillo and also looks at the impact that the attack had on the sport of figure skating in the years after.
A preview of the documentary is now up at NBCOlympics.com.
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PARIS (AP) — The sport of boules has launched a bid to be included in the 2024 Olympics.
The Bowls Sports World Confederation, which is recognized by the International Olympic Committee, is campaigning on behalf of three disciplines: the French petanque, the Boule Lyonnaise and the Raffa, a version of the game popular in Italy.
According to the international world games association, about 20 million people regularly play boules in France and Italy, and more than 2 million players are licensed in 150 other countries.
Under new IOC rules, Olympic host cities can propose the addition of one or more sports to their games. Paris and Rome are among the five cities bidding for the 2024 Games, along with Los Angeles, Budapest and Hamburg.
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South Korean Olympic gymnast Shin Soo-ji made a triumphant return to the mound over the weekend and outdid her acrobatic 2013 first pitch.
Shin, who finished 12th in rhythmic gymnastics at Beijing 2008, added another gymnastics move to her wind-up before tossing a little bit high.
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