Alexus Laird team seychelles

IU Kelley School Grad Has Unique Road To Rio

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana will be well-represented in Rio next month. We have several amazing athletes who will compete in the Olympic games, but one of those athletes isn’t a member of the U.S. National Team. Alexus Laird, a graduate from the IU Kelley School of Business Indianapolis, has dual citizenship and will go for the gold for the Republic of Seychelles.

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Olympics At Mason’s Health and Rehabilitation Center

WARSAW — Residents at Mason’s Health and Rehabilitation Center began their first day of the three days of trials for various events for the TLC Management’s Summer Rehab Olympic Events. Mayor Joseph Thallemer joined the olympic hopefuls today offering words of encouragement for residents trying to secure a … Read More

2016 Tippecanoe Flotilla contestants ready to sett off around Tippecanoe Lake.

2016 Tippecanoe Flotilla Flaunts Olympics

LEESBURG — The 2016 Tippecanoe Lake Flotilla contestants and fans enjoyed the summer boating event, Saturday, July 2. This year’s flotilla theme was “Float Olympics.” The main rules at the Tippecanoe Lake Flotilla that contestants must follow each year are to be enthusiastic and use creativity to flaunt … Read More

BSU at the games

Ink Free News Editor Travels To Olympics With Ball State

MUNCIE — Maggie Kenworthy, Ink Free News editor, will be joining a team put together by Ball State University to cover the olympics. BSU will send one of the largest groups of journalism graduates, students and staff to provide behind-the-scenes coverage of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de … Read More


Big 10 Well Represented At Olympics

The Big Ten Conference boasts at least 42 current or former student-athletes, alumni or coaches currently competing for gold medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The group of conference competitors, which includes 18 former Olympians and 16 past medalists, represents five different countries and seven … Read More

Indianapolis Named Olympics Diving Trials Finalist

USA Diving, in partnership with the United States Olympic Committee, has announced that Atlanta and Indianapolis have been named as the two finalists in the bid process to select a host city for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Diving. The Trials will determine the divers who … Read More


Indianapolis Loses Olympic Swimming Trials Candidacy

USA Swimming has notified Indiana Sports Corp that Indianapolis is no longer a candidate host city for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming. “For several decades, Indianapolis has proven to be one of our most successful host cities, and we were excited that the City put … Read More

Indianapolis Interest Gauged In Hosting 2024 Olympics

The United States Olympic Committee has sent letters to nearly three dozen cities, including Indianapolis, in an effort to measure interest in hosting the 2024 summer games. NBC Sports reports the requirements include 45,000 hotel rooms, public transit and a work force of more than 200,000 people. Other … Read More

Indianapolis Hoping For 2016 Olympic Trials

USA Swimming, in collaboration with the United States Olympic Committee, has announced the cities that have submitted official bids to host the 2016 Olympic Team Trials – Swimming. A total of six cities will be reviewed as the potential site for the biggest swimming event in the country … Read More


Uceny Falls Again, Dream Dashed

For a second time, a fall has taken Morgan Uceny out of championship contention. In lap three of the of the 1,500-meter final Friday, Uceny became tangled up as the pack began its sprint to the finish line. Uceny would up falling, taking herself from an outside front … Read More