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Former UNLV swim coach Jim Reitz recalls young Michael Phelps

Jim Reitz, the former longtime UNLV swimming coach, recruited Whitney Phelps, sister of the Olympic legend. There never will be another one like Michael Phelps, Reitz says.

Archery enthusiasts bring skills straighter than ‘Arrow’ to Las Vegas Shoot

Archery people from around the world and around the United States — but mostly from places such as South Dakota — were making their way to the Equestrian Center. They wielded high-tech bows affixed with pulleys and wheels. Quivers of arrows were strapped across shoulders. This was Las Vegas Shoot 2016.

 
1980 Olympic boycott still stings wrestlers

During the spring of 1980, Lee Kemp, a celebrated amateur wrestler from the University of Wisconsin, had an Afro and a dream.

Olympic swimmers drop in on local kids’ practice

Three-time gold medalist Rebecca Soni and world-record holder Ariana Kukors “crashed” Las Vegas Swim Club practice Tuesday. The kids seemed to enjoy their visit.

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