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3 hrs ago | Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk

Cafe Knead given seal of approval by county's best cyclists

Riders from across the county hold the Braintree cafe in high esteem after it was given a professional stamp of approval by some of the biggest names in British cycling, and have flocked to sample its delights for themselves.

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

6 hrs ago | Suria

Spain out to upset under-manned US in...

Hosts Spain and the rest of the field must believe they finally have a decent shot at knocking off the mighty United States as the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup tips off on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Ricky Rubio (2008 Beijing Olympics), Sports, LeBron James, Olympics, Juan-Carlos Navarro, Olympic Basketball, Kobe Bryant, Serge Ibaka, Rudy Fernandez

10 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Murray reveals his decision over Scottish independence vote

Andy Murray , who won gold for Great Britain at London 2012, has revealed what he would do over the Scottish independence vote.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Andy Murray, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Wimbledon, Laura Robson

14 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Security firm's sporting success

RIDING STAR: Nicola Wilson, pictured during a previous event, is competing at the World Equestrian Games, in Normandy, which is being supported by Gateshead's Protector Group The work comes after the company last month worked at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, delivering about 200 workers to look after an entertainment and music venue, an outdoor ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nicola Wilson, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Equestrian, Summer Olympic

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

'Mary Kom' is my guru dakshina on Teachers' Day: Priyanka Chopra

Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra hopes that her portrayal of M C Mary Kom in a biopic would prove to be a milestone in her film career.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Boxing, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Mc Mary Kom

ABC News

Aussies claim rowing world record

Australia's women's double sculls broke the world record, while the lightweight quad scull women's team snatched silver at the world rowing championships in Amsterdam.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sally Kehoe, Olympic Rowing, Hannah Every-Hall, Summer Olympic, Olympics

Wiltshire Times

Wiltshire Big Wheel offers chance to ride part of Tour of Britain route

Cyclists get the chance to ride part of the route of the Tour of Britain in Wiltshire, just days before Sir Bradley Wiggins and other stars of world cycling race through the county.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Cycling, Credit Agricole

DurhamRegion.com

Sweetland peaking for triathlon's Grand Final

There was a time when Kirsten Sweetland didn't believe the saying 'You get out of something what you put into it.'

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Related Topix: Gwen Jorgensen, Sports, Paula Findlay, Olympic Triathlon, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Kyle Jones, Javier Gomez, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation

CottageCountryNow.ca

Raonic, Bouchard advance at U.S. Open

Canadians Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard reached the third round of the U.S. Open on Thursday, earning tough night-time victories in swirling wind against dangerous opponents.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Summer Olympic, Milos Raonic, Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, Wimbledon, Sorana Cirstea

Kidderminster Shuttle

Ladies set for World Championships

TRIATHLON: A pair of Wyre Forest athletes have swum, cycled and run their way to join the celebrated Brownlee brothers at the 2014 World Triathlon Championships, in Edmonton, next month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Alistair Brownlee, Olympic Triathlon

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Courier News

LETTER: Flood, Rutgers deliver for Special OlympicsLETTER: Flood,...

LETTER: Flood, Rutgers deliver for Special Olympics Group grateful for support from school, football program Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1tMrgQN Rutgers head football coach Kyle Flood , whose sister is mentally handicapped, will serve as honorary coach at the Special Olympics New Jersey's Summer Games Friday in ... (more)

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Gazette Series

James Dasaolu clocked 10.06 seconds to come third in the 100 metres event

European champion James Dasaolu claimed several notable scalps as he pitted his wits against the world's best over 100 metres at the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting in Zurich on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, James Dasaolu, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Asafa Powell, Usain Bolt, Richard Thompson, Tyson Gay, Veronica Campbell-Brown

The Austin Chronicle

Soccer Watch

The Texas Longhorns got their first goal of the 2014 season from none other than junior goalkeeper Abby Smith , who curled home a 45-yard free kick 25 minutes into the season opener against Arizona State on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Megan Rapinoe, Summer Olympic, Hope Solo, Olympics, Olympic Football

Mashable

Surf Legend Laird Hamilton 'Shoots the Pier' on Huge Hurricane Wave

Laird Hamilton is a surfing legend and legends never die - even, apparently when they tempt fate on massive waves before a beach full of gobsmacked onlookers.

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Related Topix: Surfing, Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Mixed Martial Arts, Gabriel Gonzaga, Halima Hachlaf, Michael Tinsley, Jehue Gordon

Daily Monitor

Japan's 'Golden Bolt': 103-year-old challenges world's fastest man

Hidekichi Miyazaki -- who holds the 100 metres world record for centenarians at 29.83 seconds and is dubbed 'Golden Bolt' after the Jamaican flyer -- plans to wait another five years for his dream race and was happy to reveal his secret weapon: his daughter's tangerine jam Kyoto Closing in on his 104th birthday, a twinkle-toed Japanese sprinter has ... (more)

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

The New Zealand Herald

What to watch in Basketball World Cup group stage

The U.S. and Spain played a pair of classics in the last two Olympic gold-medal games the Americans winning both and fans would love to see them meet again in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.

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Related Topix: Goran Dragic (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Juan-Carlos Navarro, Olympic Basketball, Nicolas Batum, Tiago Splitter, Serge Ibaka, Pau Gasol

This is Wiltshire

Swimming gold medallist dives in for open day

SWINDON swimming star Jazz Carlin will be showing off her medals at the Link Centre's annual open day on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Ice Skating, Winter Sports

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Inside Bay Area

U.S. Open: Atherton's CiCi Bellis enjoying the attention

The 15-year-old Bellis was seemingly everywhere in the media world Wednesday, one day after she upset the world's 13th-ranked player in the first round.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Venus Williams, Simona Halep, Mikhail Youzhny, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Max Mirnyi, Mike Bryan, Olympic Tennis

The Washington Post

Cameroon's Eto'o retires from internationals

A Saturday, April 19, 2014 photo from files showing Chelsea's Samuel Eto'o reacting to a decision by the referee Mike Dean, during an English Premier League soccer match against Sunderland at the Stamford Bridge ground in London.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Cameroon World Cup, Summer Olympic, Samuel Eto'o, Sports, Olympics

Croydon Guardian

NBA All-star Luol Deng talks about inspiring kids and replacing LeBron James at Miami Heat

The 6ft9 basketball star's Deng Camp at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre helped the elite top 50 British basketballers while his newly launched Deng Academy is attached to the Evelyn Grace Academy in Brixton to help youngsters with the sport and education.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Luol Deng, Chris Bosh (2008 Beijing Olympics)

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Olympic Medal Count

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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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