• This Week in Team USA: May 7, 2018

    3 monthes ago - By SportsTravel

    SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week. Below are upcoming events and information on how to learn more.
    Regional Club Championships, presented by Harrow Sports
    Date : April 14 - June 3, 2018
    Venue : Various Locations, United States
    Event description : The top sixteen U‐14, U‐16 and U‐19 Girls teams from the Regional Club Championships, presented by Harrow Sports, will earn a ticket to the 2018 National Club Championship, presented by Harrow Sports. One club team in each division will claim the highly...
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  • Missing in action: Five other teams that won't be in Russia for World Cup

    Missing in action: Five other teams that won't be in Russia for World Cup

    3 monthes ago - By LA Times

    More than 200 teams competed for 31 open spots in this summer's World Cup and the United States wasn't the only country that came up short in that competition. Here are five others whose absence in Russia will be noteworthy: Italy: Italy has a long World Cup pedigree. Not only did it play host...
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  • U.S. airlines pocketed $15.5 billion last year, including a record $4.6 billion in bag fees

    3 monthes ago - By LA Times

    The good times for the nation's airlines continued last year, with the country's largest carriers reporting a combined profit of $15.5 billion, including $4.6 billion from baggage fees. The 23 largest airlines reported a combined after-tax profit for the fifth consecutive year, representing a strong...
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  • As World Cup looms, U.S. players still lament loss in Trinidad

    3 monthes ago - By LA Times

    As the final seconds ticked away on the U.S. national team's last World Cup qualifier this past October, the mood on the American bench darkened quicker than the Caribbean skies over the tiny stadium in Couva, Trinidad. Half an hour earlier the players had been giddy, certain they would make up...
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  • Figure skater Nathan Chen is ready to add another twist to his routine - being a student at Yale

    3 monthes ago - By LA Times

    Each mistake he made during the figure skating team competition at the Pyeongchang Olympics - and there were many - sliced away chunks of Nathan Chen's confidence. When the U.S men's champion stumbled through his short program in the men's singles event a week later, he seemed in shock and again...
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  • After U.S. team misses qualifying for World Cup, ex-coach Bruce Arena writes about state of U.S. soccer

    3 monthes ago - By LA Times

    When Bruce Arena was asked to rescue a struggling U.S. national team in the fall of 2016, he was also asked to write a book about how he did it. He said yes to both requests. Neither one worked out quite the way he had hoped. “The book,” Arena said, “was going to be that we qualified for the World...
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