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1 hr ago | Yahoo!

Athletics - Bolt chides doping officials over Tyson Gay ban

Usain Bolt believes anti-doping officials have sent a "bad message to the sport", after American sprinter Tyson Gay received only a one-year ban following a positive test for an anabolic steroid.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Tyson Gay, Summer Olympics, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt, Olympic Track And Field

5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Canada's flag bearer Nattrass will soak up every moment of opening ceremonies

When Susan Nattrass walks into a competition venue these days, she pauses to take a good look around, and composes a mental picture.

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Related Topix: Olympic Soccer, Olympic Field Hockey, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Shooting, Summer Olympics

9 hrs ago | WQXI-AM Atlanta

As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

Michael Rogers of Australia led a breakaway to a downhill finish in winning the longest stage as the Tour de France entered the Pyrenees on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Michael Rogers, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Cycling, Quickstep, Tour de France, Vincenzo Nibali, Tejay Van Garderen, Alberto Contador

11 hrs ago | Banburycake.co.uk

Real confirm Rodriguez signing

Real Madrid have agreed a deal to sign World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from Monaco, the European champions have announced.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Thomas Muller, Toni Kroos, World Soccer, More Sports, Bayern Munich

13 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Fitz Hitz: Geale undeterred by role as middleweight underdog

If you're waiting for Daniel Geale to join the masses genuflecting at the rampaging feet of IBO/WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin these days, here's a time-saving tip.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Middleweight Boxing, Jarrod Fletcher

17 hrs ago | SanLuisObispo.com

Eugene hosts IAAF World Junior championships

In this June 13, 2014, photo, Baylor's Trayvon Bromell points skyward before the start of the men's 100 meters at the NCAA track and field championships, in Eugene, Ore.

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Related Topix: Sports, Allyson Felix, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Walter Dix

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cybercast News Service

LeBron James begins tour of China

The Cleveland Cavaliers' star was greeted by pianist Lang Lang at the Wukesong Sports Center in Beijing in front of hundreds of basketball fans.

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

Sporting Life

Mark Cavendish suffered a nasty crash in the Tour de France

The 29-year-old crashed on the opening stage of the 3,664-kilometre race two weeks ago, forcing him to pull out of the event and he will also miss the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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

KGW-TV Portland

Almost every major sporting championship in 2014 has disappointed

Rory McIlroy's wire-to-wire win at the British Open continued a disturbing trend of major sporting events culminating with a drama-free final.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Golfers, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia, Lionel Messi, Sports, Mikaela Shiffrin, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

WQXI-AM Atlanta

Gail Goestenkors quits WNBA job, enters hoops hall

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Related Topix: Lisa Leslie, Lisa Leslie (2008 Beijing Olympics)

The Modesto Bee

Kirilenko ends engagement to NHL star Ovechkin

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 file photo, Russian ice hockey player Alexander Ovechkin, left, and retired Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko attend the pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Maria Kirilenko, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Caroline Wozniacki, Olympic Hockey, Alexander Ovechkin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players

Congleton Guardian

Johnson-Thompson ruled out of Games

Katarina Johnson-Thompson has withdrawn from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow due to a foot injury, Team England have announced.

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

Sunday Herald

Tom Daley's plane forced to make emergency landing in Russia after 'technical issue'

He and his partner Dustin Lance Black were among 301 people aboard a Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340 which had to put down in the Siberian city of Irkutsk, on a flight from Shanghai to London.

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Related Topix: Olympic Diving, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tom Daley

Streatham Guardian

Britain's men's four confident of gold at World Championships

Golden summer: Surbiton's Moe Sbihi, right, with his Team GB men's four crew mates as they celebrate European gold earlier this year Surbiton 's Moe Sbihi has warned Team GB men's four has plenty of room for improvement ahead of the World Championships next month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Rowing, Andrew Triggs Hodge, Olympics, Summer Olympics, George Nash, Alex Gregory

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Long Beach goes big in beach volleyball

It was the end of a long, hot week on the sands of Alamitos Beach and Long Beach had seen an estimated 40,000 fans attend the World Series of Beach Volleyball.

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Related Topix: Beach Volleyball, Phil Dalhausser, Sports, Olympics, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Olympic Beach Volleyball, Summer Olympics, Sean Rosenthal, April Ross

Washington Times

Fleeting Bolt visit could be key to Glasgow Games

Competing in just one event, Usain Bolt is likely to race in Glasgow for less than 20 seconds.

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Athletics, Olympic Track And Field

ABC News

Pearson trumped by Porter in Games warm-up

Sally Pearson is confident she has what it takes to retain her Commonwealth Games title despite being trumped by her principal rival in her final race before Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Cycling, Anna Meares, Olympic Athletics, Collis Birmingham, Alana Boyd

Examiner.com

Let the dead bury their own dead

Jesus told a man who said he would be ready to follow him after he buried his father.

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

Pacific Daily News

Aussies, Kiwis join Pacific Games: IOC pushes for Oceania to have a true continental games

The 2015 Pacific Games in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, will be the first to include the Oceania region's most internationally successful countries in sports: Australia and New Zealand.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Softball

The Age

Why the Glasgow Commonwealth Games will make great TV

In the know: Steve Hooker, Melanie McLaughlin, Ian Thorpe and Leisel Jones will be commentating on the Commonwealth Games for Ten.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis, Olympic Cycling, Anna Meares, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Matt Ryan

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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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