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1 hr ago | 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.

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

3 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, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Cycling, Quickstep

6 hrs ago | 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.

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Times-series.co.uk

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

KDXY-FM Jonesboro

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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, 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.

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

Mon Apr 21, 2014

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, 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.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Abdi Abdirahman

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

WLNS-TV Lansing

Uganda suspends track coach over sex abuse charges

Uganda's athletics body suspended a coach who is accused of sexually harassing female runners, an official said on Monday, after Ugandan police started investigating the man whose alleged misconduct has sparked calls for his arrest and prosecution.

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Related Topix: Moses Kipsiro

News9 Oklahoma City

Uganda suspends track coach over sex abuse charges

For years, state and local officials have conducted a "tabletop exercise" before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study a map of the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston's Copley Square... With security tight along the 26.2-mile route, tens of thousands of runners set out from the starting line at the Boston Marathon on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Moses Kipsiro, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

WATE-TV Knoxville

Uganda suspends track coach over sex abuse charges

For years, state and local officials have conducted a "tabletop exercise" before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study a map of the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston's Copley Square... With security tight along the 26.2-mile route, tens of thousands of runners set out from the starting line at the Boston Marathon on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Moses Kipsiro, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

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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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, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming

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, Olympics, Olympic Shooting, Summer Olympics

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Iol.co.za

Sharapova targets Stuttgart hat-trick

Maria Sharapova opens her claycourt season in Germany this week where she hopes to claim a hat-trick of Stuttgart titles and her 30th WTA career trophy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Maria Sharapova, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Tennis, Olympic Fencing, Na Li, Li Na, Serena Williams

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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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