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21 min ago | Mirror.co.uk

London 2012 Olympic shopping mall makes A 40million profit but pays just A 211,000 in tax

Westfield, the world's biggest shopping centre owner, benefited from A 200million of taxpayers' cash to build its Stratford centre before the Games An Olympic shopping mall that benefited from A 200million of taxpayers' cash has just paid 0.5% corporation tax on tens of millions of pounds of profit.

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4 hrs ago | The Age

Caroline Buchanan

Australia's Caroline Buchanan has shaken off the rust from a year-long absence from the BMX World Cup circuit with victory in the season opener in Manchester.

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8 hrs ago | CNN

Stanislas Wawrinka stuns Roger Federer in Monte Carlo final

While the 29-year-old has spent most of his career in the shadow of his friend Roger Federer, the most successful male player of the modern era, the 2014 season has brought a new world order.

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12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Sharapova targets Stuttgart hat-trick

Maria Sharapova opens her claycourt season in Germany this week where she hopes to claim a hat-trick of Stuttgart titles and her 30th WTA career trophy.

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16 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

'Outstanding achievement' as Truro and Penwith College badminton team become national champions

Truro and Penwith College Badminton Team have succeded in their quest to become national champions of the British Colleges Sport National Cup.

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21 hrs ago | Velonews

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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TheIndyChannel

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.

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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.

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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.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

UTV

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.

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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.

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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.

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Sunherald.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Austin Chronicle

Scattered

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.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
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
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