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athlete

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Drone falls out of the sky and injures athlete

A triathlete suffered head injuries after an unmanned aerial vehicle fell out of the sky, with the pilot claiming the drone had been hacked.

By Apr. 7, 2014

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StarCraft player recognized by US as pro athlete

Some say playing video games is a waste of time. But it earned South Korea's Dong-hwan "Violet" Kim a career in the United States.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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U.S. issues athlete visas to professional gamers

The United States is letting pro gamers from the U.K.'s Team Dignitas to enter the country on a visa normally used by elite athletes.

By Jul. 16, 2013

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US issues athlete visas to professional gamers

The United States is letting pro gamers from the UK's Team Dignitas to enter the country on a visa normally used by elite athletes.

By Jul. 16, 2013

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Ex-pro athlete uses tweets to track down house-trashing teens

Brian Holloway learned on Twitter that his house was being used by hundreds of teens for an unauthorized party and used their tweets to identify those he thinks are responsible for $20,000 in damage.

By Sep. 18, 2013

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Athlete exposes alleged dirty e-mailer on Facebook

German high jumper Ariane Friedrich, a police officer, allegedly receives images of a stalker's genitals via e-mail. She posts his name, hometown, and parts of his alleged e-mail on her Facebook account.

By Apr. 23, 2012

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Athlete body-match app locates your Olympic doppelganger

No matter your body type, there's an Olympian to match you. Locate your body double and find your ideal sport with the BBC's online body-match app.

By Aug. 7, 2012

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NASA Athlete rover dancing its way to the stars

NASA's Athlete prototype rover is designed to roll on the moon or Mars. Things got slightly funky at a recent test-drive on Earth.

By Aug. 18, 2010

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The Olympics would be wise to embrace athlete blogs, not just permit them

The English-language China blogosphere is crowded, interconnected, and decidedly lacking in jocks. All the more reason to see what Olympic athletes have to say about their experience in China this summer. Luckily, the IOC, after forbidding athlete bloggin

By Feb. 17, 2008

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Jarring video combines drones, dystopia, kick-butt soundtrack

The creator of a new short on Vimeo says it's about "synesthetic neon-dubstep shapes in a surveillance state." You'll see.

By Apr. 9, 2014