Knitters who gather on the social networking site Ravelry.com had been asked to cease and desist by the U.S. Olympics Committee because of the name of their competitions. Now they're calling them "The Ravellenic Games."
Congressional Golf Course felt a lot like Congress on the eve of the AT&T National golf tournament this week as golf executives lobbied lawmakers on behalf of the industry on the sidelines of Wednesday's practice rounds.
The NBA draft is Thursday, and the likely No. 1 pick has two features that could earn him big money. First, Anthony Davis is expected to make millions with his shot-blocking skills. Second, he has trademarked the catchphrases that his unibrow has inspired: "Fear The Brow" and "Raise The Brow.
Several martial artists who train in Alexandria are preparing for the trip across the pond for the 2012 Olympic Games in London; one of them, a native of Mali, is hoping to win the first ever Olympic medal for his home country.
We've been counting down to the London Olympics, and now we're going to meet two women in rowing. The qualifiction for women's pairs was held recently in Princeton, N.J. Sarah Hendershot and Sarah Zelenka came from behind to win a spot on the Olympic team.
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