Media Watch: St. Louis to host USA Gymnastics Olympic Trials

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2016 Rio Olympics - Artistic Gymnastics - Final - Women's Team Victory Ceremony - Rio Olympic Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Simone Biles (USA) of USA (L), Gabrielle Douglas (USA) of USA (Gabby Douglas) (top L), Laurie Hernandez (USA) of USA (C), Madison Kocian (USA) of USA (top R), Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA (Aly Raisman) (R) pose with their gold medals on the podium after winning the women's team final.   REUTERS/Mike Blake TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
2016 Rio Olympics - Artistic Gymnastics - Final - Women's Team Victory Ceremony - Rio Olympic Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Simone Biles (USA) of USA (L), Gabrielle Douglas (USA) of USA (Gabby Douglas) (top L), Laurie Hernandez (USA) of USA (C), Madison Kocian (USA) of USA (top R), Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA (Aly Raisman) (R) pose with their gold medals on the podium after winning the women's team final. REUTERS/Mike Blake TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.

Team USA Olympic Trials

St. Louis selected to host the U.S. Men’s and Women’s Olympic gymnastics trials the St. Louis Post- Dispatch reports.

Salukvadze's Ninth Olympics

ESPN reports Georgian shooter Nino Salukvadze has qualified for her ninth olympics, becoming the first woman to do so.

Olympian to join presidential campaign

Two-time Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan has joined the presidential campaign team of former Vice-President Joe Biden; More on the campaign in the Washington Post here.

NCAA Champ trains for Olympics

According to Swimming World Magazine, NCAA champ Amy Bilquist has moved to Arizona to begin training for next year’s Olympics.

Olympian to give Ted Talk

Shaun White, Olympic gold medalist in snowboarding, will deliver Ted Talk at the 5th annual TEDxColoradoSprings May 12. More in The Gazette here.

Olympic Flag Bearer Aims for Tokyo 2020

Tonga's flag bearer for the last two Olympics, Pita Taufatofua, talks about his goal of qualifying for next year’s Olympics in a third different sport.

Compiled by Greer Wilson.