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1 hr ago | ESPN

Orozco leads at U.S. gymnastics championships

There were times during John Orozco's grueling rehab after he tore the ACL in his left knee during a post-Olympic tour two years ago that he figured his gymnastics career was done.


Related Topix: Sports, John Orozco, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Danell Leyva

3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

US beats Puerto Rico 112-86 in hoops exhibition

Stephen Curry scored 20 points and the U.S. national team pulled away in the second half to beat Puerto Rico 112-86 on Friday night in its final home exhibition game before the FIBA Basketball World Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, Carmelo Anthony, Olympics, Olympic Basketball

3 hrs ago |

Peaty sets new world record

Great Britain's Adam Peaty set a new 50 metres breaststroke world record at the European Championships in Berlin on Friday.


Related Topix: Cameron van der Burgh, Summer Olympic, Sports, Swimming, Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Konrad Czerniak, Jemma Lowe

7 hrs ago | USA Today

Us Open 2014: Serena chasing major title No. 18

Up until a couple of years ago, she practically plugged her ears at any mention of records or firsts.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Olympic Fencing, Novak Djokovic, Summer Olympic, Roger Federer, Olympics, Na Li, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, Olympic Tennis

11 hrs ago | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

Swimming champion gains six GCSEs

Olympic swimming champion and world record holder Ruta Meilutyte has added six GCSEs to her impressive haul of sporting successes.


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

13 hrs ago |

Injury woe for Adams

Nicola Adams has been forced to withdraw from the Women's World Boxing Championships in South Korea in November due to injury.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Nicola Adams, Olympic Boxing, Summer Olympic

17 hrs ago | The Tribune

Phelps 4th in 1st final back at international meet

Michael Phelps placed fourth in his first international final since coming out of retirement, with Cameron McEvoy upstaging the most decorated swimmer of all time to take the 100-meter freestyle title at the Pan Pacific championships.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Olympic Swimming, Cameron McEvoy, Swimming, Nathan Adrian, James Magnussen, Missy Franklin

18 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

World champ Biles leads at US gymnastics nationals

Simon Biles and her coach Aimee Boorman don't talk about the pressure that comes with being a world champion.


Related Topix: Shawn Johnson, Sports, Kyla Ross, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Nastia Liukin, Olympic Gymnastics, Jordyn Wieber

22 hrs ago | Washington Times

Sprinter Gatlin still tripped up by checkered past

Justin Gatlin hasn't felt this lean or this quick or even this hungry - he's cut way back on cheeseburgers and chocolate - in quite some time.


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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Detroit News

Body found in Belleville Lake in search for missing swimmer

Authorities have recovered a body late Thursday morning from Belleville Lake as part of their search for a young man who disappeared while swimming Wednesday night, according to authorities.


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


Carter wins 100 in Stockholm; Felix wins 200

Nesta Carter of Jamaica was the only sprinter to dip below 10 seconds as he won the men's 100 meters at the DN Galan Diamond League meet on Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, Nesta Carter, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Keston Bledman, Queen Harrison, Reese Hoffa, Allyson Felix

Essexcounty Standard

Jennings savours his Wimbledon experience

Colchester Officers' Tennis Club coach Leon Jennings says he enjoyed making his Wimbledon debut - despite bowing out at the first hurdle.


Related Topix: Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis, More Sports, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Summer Olympic

FA probes Mackay's 'sexist and racist' texts as Cardiff submit dossier

Cardiff have submitted a dossier regarding the conduct of former manager Malky Mackay and former head of recruitment Iain Moody to the Football Association, the governing body has confirmed.


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

Athletics: Silver for Blake in Swansea

PAUL Blake admits he's inspired by his rivalry with Russian Evgenii Shvetcov - even if he can't speak to him about it.


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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Brandon Sun

Canadian shot putter Dylan Armstrong to receive Olympic bronze from 2008 Games

Dylan Armstrong of Canada throws in the finals of Shot Put competition at the Olympic Games in London on Friday August 3, 2012.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Dylan Armstrong, Olympic Athletics, Andrei Mikhnevich


Today in History: August 20

Today is Wednesday, August 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics

The Indianapolis Star

Top gymnast breaks ankle, out of worlds, nationals

Broken ankle takes Rachel Gowey out of worlds, nationals Des Moines' Rachel Gowey breaks ankle in training, will miss nationals, world championships Check out this story on Rachel Gowey, one of the top young American gymnasts, will miss the U.S. nationals and worlds after breaking her ankle Wednesday.


Related Topix: Shawn Johnson, Sports, Kyla Ross, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Martha Karolyi

KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for August 20, 2014

Today is Wednesday, August 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.


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The Age

Australia's Opals enjoy clean sweep of Belarus

MINSK Australia's women have completed a clean sweep of their two-game basketball series with Belarus with 76-60 victory in Minsk.


Related Topix: Sports, Liz Cambage, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Basketball, More Sports, New York Liberty, WNBA Women's Basketball

Yorkshire rivals set for cup battle

The only certainty about Saturday's Tetley's Challenge Cup final is that, for the first time for nine years, the trophy will be heading to the east of the Pennines.


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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