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Beijing Flame to be Lit in Empty Stadium

The Olympic flame will once again be lit in an empty stadium on Monday as it starts its truncated journey to Beijing for the Winter Games in February.

The crowds that came out to see actor Gerard Butler in Sparta brought the last torch relay in Greece to a premature end. This time organisers are avoiding the risk

Watch: College Students Support Diversity Quotas – But Not for Football Team

Students interviewed on the campus of the University of Florida appeared to overwhelmingly support racial diversity quotas in college admissions and hiring for the workplace — but when asked if they support diversity quotas in college football, the students suddenly disagreed. One student pointed out “just let the skill shine, and whoever’s the best player deserves to be on the team.”

Florida Gators player celebrates with fan

Runner Sues Ex-Coach, Nike for Millions over Alleged Abuse

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Distance runner Mary Cain, whose career fizzled after what she has called four miserable years at the Nike Oregon Project, has filed a $20 million lawsuit against her former coach, Alberto Salazar, and their employer, Nike.

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