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2 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most experienced international players.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers

4 hrs ago | Hillingdon Times

Excitement as Bolt arrives at Games

Glasgow is preparing to welcome the "world's fastest man" as Usain Bolt arrives to compete in the Commonwealth Games.


Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Jessica Ennis, Rhys Williams, Gareth Warburton, Greg Rutherford, Mo Farah

8 hrs ago | The Town Talk

As Team USA beckons, Davis not worried about rest

Getting enough rest during the NBA offseason is the least of Anthony Davis' concerns.


Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Anthony Davis, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Manu Ginobili, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Tony Parker, NBA Players

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Canada's Patricia Bezzoubenko captures second rhythmic gymnastics gold of Games

It was a remarkable moment for the rhythmic gymnast who has lived most of her life in Russia but was overjoyed to win gold Friday for Canada.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Alexandra Orlando, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Francesca Jones, Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics, Swimming, Olympic Winter Games

Braveheart Wallace claims gold

Edinburgh's Daniel Wallace demonstrated his Braveheart spirit as he roared to Commonwealth Games gold in the 400 metres individual medley at Tollcross.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Judo, Moira de Villiers, Olympics, Judo, Martial Arts

Northern Michigan News

Rowsell gets England gold at Commonwealth Games

Track cyclist Joanna Rowsell helped England break New Zealand and Australian domination of the individual pursuit at the Commonwealth Games on Friday.


Related Topix: Jason Kenny, Sports, Jack Bobridge, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Joanna Rowsell, Alex Edmondson, Olympics, Annette Edmondson, Chris Hoy

Rock Hill Herald

Rule change: Blood and bumps at Commonwealth Games

Within minutes, Mathew Martin of Nauru had a large lump on his head from a punch.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Boxing, Summer Olympic, Benson Njangiru, Michael Conlan, Olympics

Congleton Guardian

Gold joy for Scot Renicks

Edinburgh judoka Kimberley Renicks won gold for Scotland in the women's under-48kgs Commonwealth Games final with victory over India's Sushila Likmabam.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Judo, Ashley Mckenzie, Colin Oates, Lisa Kearney, Kelly Edwards, James Austin

Congleton Guardian

Injured Mr Motivator out of Tumble

BBC celebrity gymnastics show Tumble has been hit by injury after contestant Mr Motivator suffered a dislocated knee in rehearsals and needs to undergo surgery, forcing him out of the competition.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Louis Smith

Andover Advertiser

Golden joy for Renicks sisters

Scotland's Renicks sisters went one better than England's Brownlee brothers as the hosts experienced a golden first evening of competition at Glasgow's Commonwealth Games.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Kelly Edwards, Olympics, Olympic Judo, Colin Oates, Lisa Kearney, Ashley Mckenzie, Hannah Miley, Olympic Swimming

Thu Jul 24, 2014

York Press

Tom Daley is determined to continue beyond the Commonwealth Games

The 20-year-old was responding to speculation that his appearance for England at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow would be his last.


Related Topix: Olympic Diving, Sports, Olympics, Tom Daley, Summer Olympic, Bo Qiu

Ilkley Gazette

ALISTAIR Brownlee vowed he would never lose his hunger after adding yet another

England's Alistair Brownlee celebrates winning on the home straight during the Men's Triathlon at Strathclyde Country Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games near Glasgow.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Alistair Brownlee, Olympic Triathlon, Olympics, Vicky Holland, Richard Murray

5 Things to know about the Tour de France Stage 17

The 166 riders still standing out of the 198 who set out from Leeds, England on July 5 have one more lung-busting day in the mountains on Thursday, when the legendary 2,115-meter Tourmalet and the infamous Hautacam climbs could well settle the race's final podium placings.


Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Jean-Christophe Peraud, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Michael Rogers, Simon Gerrans, George Hincapie, Cadel Evans

Wiggins leads England into final

Sir Bradley Wiggins will race for gold on his track cycling return this evening, with England facing off against favourites Australia in the team pursuit final at the Commonwealth Games.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Jack Bobridge, Shane Perkins, Glenn O'Shea, Alex Edmondson, Sir Chris Hoy

Lexington Herald-Leader

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Stage winner Poland's Rafal Majka, wearing the best climber's dotted jersey, celebrates on the podium of the seventeenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 124.5 kilometers with start in Saint-Gaudens and finish in Saint-Lary, France, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali

Salisbury Journal

Holmes: Games can be launchpad

Dame Kelly Holmes believes the Commonwealth Games is an important platform for athletes who are targeting Olympic success at Rio and has backed up-and-coming British talents to break through in Glasgow.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Usain Bolt, Olympic Athletics

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CBS Local

Cities To Meet With USOC About 2024

Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. Olympic Committee leadership Friday in the first gathering to include representatives from all the major interested parties.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics

Hampshire Chronicle

Bale sees the strength of Spain

Bale spent six years at Tottenham before he moved to Real Madrid for a world-record fee of A 85.3million.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Toni Kroos, World Soccer, More Sports, Bayern Munich, Luis Suarez, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Football

Salisbury Journal

Varnish: Much more depth now

Jessica Varnish has warned there will be no 'face' of British cycling emerging from the Commonwealth Games, with the overall standard too high for one or two superstars to dominate.


Related Topix: Jason Kenny, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Victoria Pendleton, Summer Olympic, Anna Meares, Olympics, Ethan Mitchell, Steven Burke, Sir Chris Hoy

Northern Michigan News

Brazil looking for medal 'bounce' in Rio Olympics

Brazil hopes to nearly double its medal total for Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympics, following the pattern of recent Olympic host nations Britain and China.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics


Olympic Medal Count

1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35