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Olympic medalist Apolo Ohno speaks tonight at Buffalo State

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Coming to town to share some inspiring words with his talk, “Zero Regrets: Be Greater Than Yesterday,” Olympic medalist Apolo Anton Ohno is in the…

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Ryan Lochte’s reality show is really a thing - VIDEO

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Yes, the Ryan Lochte reality show is happening.

America fell in love with the swim superstar during the Olympic season, bringing home multiple medals…

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Buffalo.com, Winging It prepare for curling debut - PHOTOS

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A half-hour drive up Queen Elizabeth Way was all that separated Buffalo.com and Winging It Buffalo Style from the Niagara Falls Curling…

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Winging It asks Avery about patriotic style - VIDEO

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{video_photo_caption}Avery is happiest when you celebrate a gold medal win in a tasteful manner.

Our own Ask Avery was on the CW-23’s Winging It last week to talk about the best ways to show off your dedication…

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Rochester Amerks make a cameo at Olympics

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Even the Rochester Amerks are getting some love at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

While America’s new sweetheart, Gabrielle Douglas won the all-around gold medal in women’s gymnastics, her brother, John Douglas was rocking a New Era Amerks…

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Live in London: Day 7—Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park & British Olympians

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After an exhausting Thursday, my family and I decided to sleep in a bit and head into London later in the day to do some more sight seeing and shopping. Getting to London around noon, we caught the 12:30 p.m. train from Brighton and arrived at Victoria Station a…

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Live from London - Day 2: Time and Tickets

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Day 2 has arrived!

Quick shout out to a fellow Etobicoke Olympium swimmer, Brittany MacLean, who advanced to the final in the 400-meter freestyle event in the swimming preliminaries this morning! The youngest member of the…

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No ticket to London: Carpenter misses shot at Olympics

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{video_photo_caption}Cassidy Krug won the 3-m Olympic diving trials on Sunday, bumping out Buffalo's Meili Carpenter.

It’s not happening for Meili Carpenter in 2012.

The former University at Buffalo diving standout and current Canisius diving coach Meili Carpenter finished eighth in the United States Olympic Team senior women three-meter diving trials on Saturday in…

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Let’s go, Buffalo: Canisius coach in sixth place in Olympic diving trials

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{video_photo_caption}Meili Carpenter is battling for a spot on the 2012 Olympic Diving Team.

Today is the big day for Canisius College diving coach Meili Carpenter: the 2009 University at Buffalo graduate is currently in sixth place in three-meter springboard at the United States Olympic Diving Trials in Federal Way, Wash. and will return to the competition…

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Move over, Michael Phelps - VIDEO

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This is super impressive.

In a video posted online by UB Communications, head coach Andy Bashor explains how quite a few members from the UB swim team will prepare to face the nation’s…

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Buffalonian shoots for London

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Jake Kaminski was shooting for this summer’s London Olympics, and he’s right on target to compete as a member of team USA.

Kaminski is one of six archers to have been nominated after an intense 10-month tryout period, AroundTheRings.com

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Warren Buffett battles pingpong champ - VIDEO

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Billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill Gates could shake a paddle at Olympics-bound pingpong champ Ariel Hsing.

According to the Omaha World-Herald, the high school senior calls Buffett and…