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3 hrs ago |

TV mogul Michael King moves into boxing promotion

Michael King, president of King Sports, watches the weigh-in for Wednesday's inaugural "Boxing at Baker" at the Baker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Boxing, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Dominic Breazeale

8 hrs ago | KICD-AM Spencer

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

12 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Longtime Illini gymnastics coach earns honor

The University of Illinois says Yoshi Haynasaki will be inducted into the hall on Aug. 22 in Pittsburgh.


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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Northern Michigan News

CAS cites doping sample flaws in Jamaican case

Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown was cleared of doping because of blatant flaws in the test collection procedures and possible "environmental contamination" of her urine sample, sport's highest appeals body said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Veronica Campbell-Brown

Salisbury Journal

Campbell takes break from boxing

Olympic champion Luke Campbell has announced he is taking a break from boxing after his father was diagnosed with cancer.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Boxing, Luke Campbell, Anthony Joshua, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Boxing, More Sports, Super Bantamweight Boxing, Bantamweight Boxing

The New Zealand Herald

Eugene, Doha and Barcelona bid for 2019 worlds

Eugene is bidding to bring track and field's world championships to the United States for the first time.


Related Topix: Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

Times Recorder

Hondo should be Ohio's 5th starter

In a recent column I asked readers to send me a fifth. No bourbon, vodka or scotch were involved.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Michael Redd (2008 Beijing Olympics), NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, High School Basketball, Ohio High School Basketball News, Jared Sullinger, NBA Players

Another Jamaican banned for doping

Jamaican high jumper Damar Robinson has been handed a one-year ban for doping in the latest blow to the country's athletics programme.


Related Topix: Asafa Powell, Sports, Sherone Simpson, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Allison Randall

CBS Atlanta

Olympic great Michael Phelps to swim again

Authorities say a storm packing powerful straight-line winds has overturned up to 30 campers in the coastal Mississippi community of Gautier.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Dara Torres, Summer Olympic, Swimming, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Washington Times

Doping ban reversed for Olympic champion Lee

The Badminton World Federation has reversed a one-year ban handed to Olympic gold medalist Lee Yon-dae for failing to comply with doping requirements.


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

Phelps will be racing himself in swimming comeback

The most decorated Olympian ever is coming out of retirement to swim next week in Arizona.


Related Topix: Dara Torres, Summer Olympic, Janet Evans, Sports, Swimming, Bob Bowman, Milorad Cavic, Olympics, Olympic Swimming

KJR-AM Seattle

Trending Now: No more team workouts for Clowney

The Jadeveon Clowney won't take part in anymore private workouts for teams for fear of injuring himself prior to next month's NFL Draft.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Olympic Swimming, Joe Dumars, NBA Players

The Hartford Courant

Phelps Unretires

Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps plans to return to competition at the Arena Grand Prix April 24-26 in Mesa, Ariz., a decision that could lead to a fifth Olympic appearance.


Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Bob Bowman, Summer Olympic, Conor Dwyer, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Olympic Swimming, Cornwall, CT

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Pistorius 'using emotions as an escape', prosecuto...

The prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial on Monday accused the track star of using motional breakdowns under cross-examination to evade answering questions about the night he killed his girlfriend.


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

WDRB-TV Louisville

White supremacist ID'd as suspect in Kansas attacks

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.


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

Daily Mail

'Rats the size of cats are invading our cities': Two-foot long giant...

Gunman who screamed 'Heil Hitler' 'as he shot dead three' in Jewish center and retirement home on the eve of Passover is revealed as renowned KKK leader who ran for CONGRESS Utah woman arrested after husband discovers skeletons of SEVEN of her newborns stuffed in boxes in their garage - as police claim she hid pregnancies even from him 'I know that ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Shooting, Olympics, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

Wiggins vows to earn Tour place

Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins vowed to earn his place on the Sky team to support defending champion Chris Froome in July after finishing ninth at Paris-Roubaix.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Tour de France, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Cycling, Credit Agricole, Niki Terpstra, Flanders, Fabian Cancellara

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Arsenal F.C. Must Fight To Regain Spot In Top Four

Some of us saw this coming when Arsenal FC was devastated by a rampant Everton FC nearly a week ago.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Football, Daniel Sturridge, Soccer Players, Romelu Lukaku

Cambs Times

Wisbech athlete Jody Cundy back to winning ways as he sets news world record at Mexico championships

'Sometimes a picture says a 1000 words.Thanks to everyone involved to get me back on the top step!' wrote Jody Cundy after posting this picture on Twitter Jody Cundy set a new world record in the C4 kilo at the para-cycling track world championships in Mexico.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics

Burnley Citizen

Farah: I'll be back

Mo Farah insisted he had unfinished business with the marathon, despite a chastening debut over 26.2 miles in London on Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Tirunesh Dibaba, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon


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