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3 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Paul McCartney to play at Candlestick concert

According to police, a man was test driving a Porsche SUV at Coast to Coast Motors in Fishers when he suddenly took off, causing minor injuries to the sales person.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Bobsled, Lolo Jones, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics

8 hrs ago | Silver City Sun-News

Michael Phelps, on why he is returning to swimming

Returning to swimming after a 20-month retirement, Michael Phelps is easing back into the sport he once dominated by racing one of his best events.


Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Bob Bowman, Roland Schoeman, Ryan Lochte

9 hrs ago | Evening Times

Gymnastics: a coach of 10 years explains the sport's appeal

I simply saw a newspaper advert. I had a genuine passion for the sport, and no previous experience was necessary, so I just went for it.


Related Topix: Daniel Keatings, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Summer Olympics

13 hrs ago |

Chelsea Jarvis has eyes on World Juniors and Rio 2016

ST HELENS middle distance runner Chelsea Jarvis insists last year's brush with international stardom has left her hungrier for more as she turns her attentions to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.


Related Topix: Chris Hoy, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics

17 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Soccer: Manchester United has brought the Class of '92 back together

With United searching for a more experienced successor for Moyes, Giggs has just four games to prove that his managerial skills match his playing talents.


Related Topix: Ryan Giggs, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Soccer Players, Paul Scholes, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester United, Gary Neville

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Rio official pledges transparent probe in slaying

Friends and neighbors of the late Douglas Rafael da Silva Pereira pray before playing soccer in a plaza near the spot where Silva Pereira's body was found in the Pavao Pavaozinho slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, April 23, 2014.


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

SAILING: Four lead for Britain in Hyeres

BRITISH sailors made the most of a second day of perfect World Cup racing conditions in Hyeres, with four British boats at the top of the class standings at the end of the two-day qualifying series.


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

DIVING: Rebecca back in London

CHELMSFORD'S Rebecca Gallantree simply cannot wait to return to the scene of her London 2012 exploits - but she admits it won't be the same without partner Alicia Blagg.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Diving, Rebecca Gallantree, Hannah Starling, Alicia Blagg

WSNY-FM Columbus

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.


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


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.


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

Wall Street Journal

Asian Champions League: Melbourne Victory...

Melbourne Victory's Nicholas Ansell jumps for a header during the goalless match against Jeonbuk Hyundai in Jeonju, Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Melbourne Victory, Manabu Saito, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Freedom of the city for Murray

Tennis star Andy Murray is to receive the freedom of Stirling and an honorary degree from the university where he trained as a boy.


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

Oxford Times

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.


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

CBS Local

Lance Armstrong's Coach Johan Bruyneel Banned For 10 Years

Lance Armstrong's longtime coach, Johan Bruyneel, was banned for 10 years on Tuesday for helping to organize massive doping on teams led by the disgraced cyclist.


Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel, Cycling, Alberto Contador, Levi Leipheimer, Christian Vande Velde, George Hincapie, David Zabriskie

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.


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

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.


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

KDXY-FM Jonesboro


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.


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

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.


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

Mon Apr 21, 2014

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.


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

Cape Cod Times

Boston Marathon: U.S. hopefuls have incentive

After the tragic events at the finish line of the Boston Marathon last year, many runners wanted to be in Boston this year, to show solidarity and to run the 26.2-mile race.


Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Abdi Abdirahman


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