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Coming off a win, Philippe Gilbert carries confidence, caution into Amstel Gold

It's something that will both carry and haunt Philippe Gilbert as he presses forward in his career: the Ardennes week sweep in 2011.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Philippe Gilbert, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Cycling, Francaise des Jeux, Gerolsteiner, Davide Rebellin

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Daily Breeze

Phil Dalhausser looks to climb back to the top in beach volleyball

But 6-foot-9 Phil Dalhausser has noticed a worldwide trend, and it's not exactly an upward one for him.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Phil Dalhausser, Beach Volleyball, Todd Rogers, Emanuel Rego, Sports, Sean Rosenthal, Olympics, Olympic Beach Volleyball

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Cyclists encouraged to get on their bikes for charity challenge

Lucy Baylis, community fundraiser at the Primrose Hospice, is encouraging riders to take in a London bike ride to raise money for the charity.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics

WIBW-TV Topeka

Shot Put Shines On Day 3 Of KU Relays

LAWRENCE, Kan. - With many of the track events in preliminary rounds, the field events, and more specifically, the throwing event stepped up to make day three of the 87th Kansas Relays a memorable one.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Christian Cantwell, Reese Hoffa


Brooklyn Decker hoping firstborn will tie... Model-turned-actress...

Model-turned-actress BROOKLYN DECKER is hoping the birth of her first child will put her family in the record books.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Andy Roddick, Entertainment

Daily Echo

Nomads awash with medals

A squad of 36 swimmers from Fareham Nomads Swimming Club entered the annual Salisbury Open Meet, amassing a huge medal haul and an amazing 126 personal best times.


Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Summer Olympic

Oxford Times

SWIMMING: O'Leary powers to British silver medal

Abingdon Vale's Niall O'Leary hit new heights when he won a silver medal in the British Gas Championships at the Tollcross International Centre, Glasgow.


Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Summer Olympic

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Barnes to defend Commonwealth Gold

Belfast boxer Paddy Barnes will defend his Commonwealth title after being selected to compete at the games in Glasgow this summer.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Boxing, Paddy Barnes, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Michael Conlan, Lisa Kearney, Olympic Judo

The New Zealand Herald

Cycling: Bevin a new name to watch on track

As the only newcomer, the only rider who didn't compete at either the London Olympics or this year's world championships, chances are Bevin won't be a relative unknown for long.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics

Newham Recorder

Official Tour De France Fan Parks announced

Londoners flocked to the 2013 Tour de France Fan Park to watch Chris Froome power his way to a famous victory in the 100th edition of the Tour de France.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Olympics

Court disputes mar start of Brazilian league

In this April 10, 2013 file photo, Paolo Guerrero, of Brazil's Corinthians, shoots to score against Bolivia's San Jose during a Copa Libertadores soccer match in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Brazil World Cup, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Football, Nicolas Lodeiro, Jo, World Soccer, More Sports, Gremio, Argentina World Cup

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Liam Phillips hoping to build on World Champion tag

BURNHAM BMX UCI world champion Liam Phillips hopes to build on the success of the past 12 months when he competes at the BMX Supercross World Cup in Manchester this weekend.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Liam Phillips, Summer Olympic, Maris Strombergs

Warrington Guardian

Warrington pair selected for Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer

Teenager Kathleen Dawson and Aisha Thornton have clocked times in qualifying events that has seen them called up for Scotland.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Summer Olympic, Hannah Miley, Caitlin McClatchey, Swimming

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Stinson Beach to hold its fourth beach soccer tournament on Saturday

Redwood grad Alan Grady is fouled attempting a bicycle kick as San Marin grads Anthony and David Holleran look for a rebound.


Related Topix: California High School Sports, High School Sports, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, Olympics

The Austin Chronicle


At home in the UK, Motionhouse, a dance-theatre-cirque company brought in by Texas Performing Arts for a single performance, does themed, outdoor performances involving various apparatuses: heavy-machinery diggers, giant trampolines, aerial silks and bungees, and, for a celebration of the 2012 London Olympics, a life-sized model of an ocean liner.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics

Evening News

Equestrian stars ready for action on first day of EQ Life Burnham Market Horse Trials

The stage is set for one of the showpieces of the East Anglian sporting calender, with thousands of spectators heading to north Norfolk to watch some of the world's finest equestrian competitors.


Related Topix: Sports, William Fox - Pitt, Olympic Equestrian, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Piggy French

The Age

Melissa Breen (left) with Susan Alberti.

Australia's fastest ever woman, Melissa Breen, has been given just a third of the funding she was expected to get - $4000 - prompting wealthy businesswoman Susan Alberti to again step in and do what her sport did not.


Related Topix: Melissa Breen, Sports, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympic

Daily Echo

Hampshire sportshall glory

Hampshire's under-13 girls team. Back : Heather Cubbage, Natasha Palfrey, Sarah Hunt, Freya Coe, Jade Clements, Lorna Dockerill.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympic

WYMG-FM Springfield

Phelpsa s return to swimming shrugged off by fellow Olympians

The news that Michael Phelps was returning to the pool with an eye toward possibly participating at the 2016 Summer Olympics was greeted with a big yawn by fellow swimmers.


Related Topix: Dara Torres, Summer Olympic, Sports, Swimming, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Olympic Swimming, Katie Ledecky, Ryan Lochte

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Victoria Beckham: 'London Olympics Was My Last Performance With Spice Girls''

Victoria Beckham has officially ruled herself out of any future Spice Girls reunions, insisting her appearance at the London Olympics was her last with the band.


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