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2 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Rogers to race after cleared of doping

Australian Michael Rogers can race again after cycling's governing body accepted that the meat the former world time trial champion ate in China likely caused his positive doping test.

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Related Topix: Sports, Michael Rogers, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Cycling, Quickstep

5 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Road To Rio: Driscoll adds to her medal haul with double European success

FLYING HIGH: North-East trampolinist Kat Driscoll won a team gold and individual silver at the European Trampoline Championships in Portugal KAT DRISCOLL has cemented her status as Britain's greatest ever trampolinist by winning a team gold and individual silver at the European Trampoline and Tumbling Championships in Portugal.

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Clayton to fight for Canada in Belgrade

Boxer Custio Clayton speaks to a group of children about the importance of physical activity at Smokey Drive Elementary School in Lower Sackville on April 14. Olympian Custio Clayton of Dartmouth will be part of the Canadian elite men's boxing team at an international tournament beginning Thursday in Belgrade, Serbia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Custio Clayton, Olympic Boxing, Summer Olympic, Olympics

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Phelps facing toughest challenge yet

Michael Phelps has been swimming against the tide all his life. Time and time again he has proved the doubters wrong, setting the standard for Olympic achievement with his 18 gold medals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Olympic Swimming, Dara Torres, Swimming, Bob Bowman, Jason Lezak

Oxford Mail

Honouring the people giving back to society

THE tireless and selfless efforts of ten people in volunteer and community work will tonight be honoured by Oxford's Lord Mayor in a public ceremony.

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

ABC News

Splashy Plan for Pool in NYC's East River Unveiled

Forget Jones Beach or the Jersey Shore. A design team says New York's East River could soon be the place for summer fun.

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

South Wales Argus

Olympic champion Laura Trott to race in Monmouthshire

DOUBLE London Olympic gold medalist Laura Trott will be riding the roads of Monmouthshire this summer as she became the first major women's star to enter the 2014 British Cycling National Road and Time Trial Championships.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell, Olympic Athletics

Evening Times

Andy Murray "very grateful" to be honoured by university

Tennis star Andy Murray has said he feels "very grateful" to be receiving an honorary degree from the university where he trained as a boy.

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

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

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THUNDERSTRUCK: Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant reacts after a dunk late in the fourth quarter of Game 2 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies in Oklahoma City, Monday, April 21. Memphis won 111-105 in overtime.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Kevin Durant, Olympic Basketball, Blake Griffin (2012 London Olympics), Russell Westbrook, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

Newrydemocrat.com

Commonwealth Call for Hot Shot Henning thumbnail

KILKEEL'S David Henning will compete at this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after being called up to the Northern Ireland shooting team.

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Swindon Advertiser

JUDO: England call for Swindon's Walker

SWINDON judoka Steph Walker has been selected in the England judo squad to travel to the Czech Republic next month.

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

The News Tribune

Moyes lacked the gravitas to be Man United manager

In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 file photo Manchester United's manager David Moyes gestures to his team during their English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates stadium in London.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wayne Rooney, Soccer Players, Danny Welbeck, Patrice Evra, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Juan Mata, Olympic Football, Marouane Fellaini

Mon Apr 21, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Hometown Hero watch: Big Beara s Ryan Hall returns to Boston Marathon

Ryan Hall's running career has taken him from Big Bear Lake in the local mountains to Stanford University, across the country and the world.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Ryan Hall, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, California High School Sports, High School Sports, Baseball Players, Jason Vargas, Jesse Chavez, Addison Reed

Dorsetecho.co.uk

SAILING: Strong start from Fletcher and Sign

DEFENDING champions Dylan Fletcher and Alain Sign made their podium intentions clear on a fantastic first day of racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup event in Hyeres today.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Luke Patience, Nick Dempsey, Olympic Sailing, Summer Olympic

Lowell Sun

Chelmsford High recognizes Students of the Month

Chelmsford High School has selected its February House Students of the Month. All Chelmsford High Students of the Month are honored at a luncheon by the Chelmsford Rotary Club and recognized at Activities Night.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts High School Sports, High School Sports, Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Swimming

Dorsetecho.co.uk

SWIMMING: Young Tornadoes sprint to success

AFTER the three weekends of County Championships, the focus for Tornadoes of South Dorset shifted to the younger swimmers in the club.

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Brandon Sun

Eagles ready for westerns

Brandon Eagles gymnasts Shea Taylor, Taylor Goodon, Quinn Skrupa, Brook Bradshaw and Alex Empey will be competing in the Western Canadian gymnastics championships in Saskatoon this week.

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National Public Radio

The Boston Marathon Through The Eyes Of Two Men Who Love It

McGillivray is the race's director - responsible for all the details of the oldest and most prestigious marathon in the world.

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

Sunday Herald

Scottish hopefuls have medals in their sights at satellite venue

Glasgow 2014's most remote satellite venue could be the setting for some memorable home triumphs at this summer's games.

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Related Topix: Jennifer Mcintosh, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Shooting

Sun Apr 20, 2014

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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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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