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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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.

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10 hrs ago | 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.

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14 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Hampshire sportshall glory

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

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18 hrs ago | 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.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

ContactMusic.com

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.

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Hereford Times

Madley pupils' gymnastics success

GYMNASTS from Madley Primary School have celebrated individual and team success competing at the Forest of Dean Gymnastic Schools competition on March 22. Their hard work paid off with an assortment of medals, top scorer trophies in ability groups and the overall highest score, bringing home the winners' shield.

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Sunday Herald

Badminton: can Scots upset English, Malaysian dominance?

Put into context, that is the equivalent of a Ferrari Enzo supercar coming towards you at top speed a through the air.

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Sunherald.com

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Iol.co.za

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.

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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.

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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.

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TheCourier.com

Phelps will be racing himself in swimming comeback

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

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KJR-AM Seattle

Trending Now: No more team workouts for Clowney

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

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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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