Posts Tagged “Olympics”

Are the Olympics fair?

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Are the Olympics fair?

Are the Olympics fair? A look at the disparity of the various nations, from the rich to the poor, and how that directly impacts the competing athletes By Ray Hanania I know that the Olympics are probably as political as a Chicago election. It’s not just about talent. It’s about who you know that gets…

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Rhythmic gymnast Griskenas honored by Chicago suburb

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Rhythmic gymnast Griskenas honored by Chicago suburb

The Village of Orland Park in Chicago’s southwest suburbs honored rhythmic gymnast Evita Griskenas during their regular village board meeting on Monday June 20, 2016. Griskenas is one of the nation’s leading competitors in the Olympic field of rhythmic gymnastics. By Steve Neuhaus and Ray Hanania Olympic hopeful Evita Griskenas, one of the world’s top…

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Olympic hopeful Griskenas wins All-Around Senior National Qualifier

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Olympic hopeful Griskenas wins All-Around Senior National Qualifier

Olympic hopeful Griskenas wins All-Around Senior National Qualifier. Orland Park high school freshman will compete in Nationals for Olympic gymnast spot Orland Park, IL — Sandburg High school freshman and honors student Evita Griskenas, 15, won All-Around Senior National Qualifier Sunday (May 15, 2016) at the Olympic Training Center at Lake Placid, New York. Griskenas, a…

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