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Nailsworth's Olympic hero Pete Reed in GB trials

The GB Rowing Team's Gloucestershire quartet of Pete Reed, Alex Gregory, Beth Rodford and Matt Gotrel are all hoping to impress at the GB Rowing Team Senior Trials in Caversham this weekend.


Related Topix: Pete Reed, Sports, Olympic Rowing, Olympics, Beth Rodford, Summer Olympics, Will Satch, Mohamed Sbihi, Alex Gregory

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Daily Breeze

Phil Dalhausser looks to climb back to the top in beach volleyball

But 6-foot-9 Phil Dalhausser has noticed a worldwide trend, and it's not exactly an upward one for him.


Related Topix: Phil Dalhausser, Beach Volleyball, Todd Rogers, Emanuel Rego, Sports, Sean Rosenthal, Olympics, Olympic Beach Volleyball, Summer Olympics

Athletics: Mindful of tragedy, Boston Marathon goes on

Defending champions Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Rita Jeptoo of Kenya are among a host of past winners in Monday's 118th Boston Marathon, all mindful of last year's bombing tragedy.


Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Mare Dibaba, Shalane Flanagan, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox

WIBW-TV Topeka

Shot Put Shines On Day 3 Of KU Relays

LAWRENCE, Kan. - With many of the track events in preliminary rounds, the field events, and more specifically, the throwing event stepped up to make day three of the 87th Kansas Relays a memorable one.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Christian Cantwell, Reese Hoffa


Brooklyn Decker hoping firstborn will tie... Model-turned-actress...

Model-turned-actress BROOKLYN DECKER is hoping the birth of her first child will put her family in the record books.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Andy Roddick, Entertainment

Daily Echo

Nomads awash with medals

A squad of 36 swimmers from Fareham Nomads Swimming Club entered the annual Salisbury Open Meet, amassing a huge medal haul and an amazing 126 personal best times.


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

Oxford Times

SWIMMING: O'Leary powers to British silver medal

Abingdon Vale's Niall O'Leary hit new heights when he won a silver medal in the British Gas Championships at the Tollcross International Centre, Glasgow.


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

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Barnes to defend Commonwealth Gold

Belfast boxer Paddy Barnes will defend his Commonwealth title after being selected to compete at the games in Glasgow this summer.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Boxing, Paddy Barnes, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Michael Conlan, Lisa Kearney, Olympic Judo

The New Zealand Herald

Cycling: Bevin a new name to watch on track

As the only newcomer, the only rider who didn't compete at either the London Olympics or this year's world championships, chances are Bevin won't be a relative unknown for long.


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

Customer Interaction Solutions

Turkish Swimming Dusts off and Gets Ready for Success with Turkcell's Support

Turkey's leading telecommunications and technology company, and Turkish Swimming Federation partnered for "Olympic Performance Project" and set the bar high for Turkish swimming.


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

Court disputes mar start of Brazilian league

In this April 10, 2013 file photo, Paolo Guerrero, of Brazil's Corinthians, shoots to score against Bolivia's San Jose during a Copa Libertadores soccer match in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Brazil World Cup, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Nicolas Lodeiro, Jo, World Soccer, More Sports, Gremio, Argentina World Cup

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Liam Phillips hoping to build on World Champion tag

BURNHAM BMX UCI world champion Liam Phillips hopes to build on the success of the past 12 months when he competes at the BMX Supercross World Cup in Manchester this weekend.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Liam Phillips, Summer Olympics, Maris Strombergs

UPDATED: Young sailors perform in front of royal audience

Princess Anne is visiting Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy to watch the penultimate day's action of the RYA Youth National Championships.


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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Stanford's Olympic diving coach Rick Schavone retires

One of the country's most respected coaches, Schavone decided to step aside a month shy of his 65th birthday.


Related Topix: Olympic Diving, Sports, Kristian Ipsen, Cassidy Krug, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Troy Dumais

Coaches expect tough NCAA women's gymnastics meet

In this April 19, 2013 file photo, Mary Beth Lofgren of Utah competes in the floor exercise in the NCAA women's gymnastics championship at UCLA in Los Angeles Friday, April 19, 2013.


Related Topix: Samantha Peszek, Bridget Sloan, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Summer Olympics

Kirsten Brown: First African American in national canoe and kayak team

"Audrey Lorded battled cancer for fourteen years. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1978 and underwent a mastectomy.


Related Topix: Olympic Canoe/Kayak

Anchorage Daily News

Joyner-Kersee trains with Palestinian women

The American, considered one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century, came to the West Bank to encourage women to be physically active despite cultural restrictions and lack of opportunities.


Related Topix: Olympic Track And Field, Sports

Lincoln Daily News

Brazil Unveils $10 Billion Infrastructure Budget For Rio Olympics

Brazilian authorities unveiled an infrastructure budget of 24.1 billion reais for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 25 percent more than planned, as they try to reassure the world they can deliver facilities on time.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Soccer

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

ATHLETICS: Lechlade's Hannah Tapley is a high-flier

HANNAH TAPLEY has her sights on one of the most iconic landmarks in women's track and field athletics - the two-metre high jump barrier.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Olympic Athletics

Daily Echo

HAMPSHIRE enjoyed some impressive results in the UK Sportshall Finals in Manchester.

They won the under-13 girls team prize, while Southampton AC's Ellie Hodgson was the under-15 winner competing as an individual.


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


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