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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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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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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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

HeraldNet

Sounders' Dempsey faces old club Tottenham

Instead of coming to Seattle with Tottenham Hotspur FC, one of the top clubs in English Premier League, Clint Dempsey will be playing a home game Saturday with the Sounders against his former club.

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San Bernardino County Sun

Sherman Oaksa John Hyden makes a run for ages in beach volleyball

In this file photo, Tri Bourne of United States receievs the ball during the final match between John Hyden and Tri Bourne of United States and Ryan Doherty and Nicholas Lucena of United States on day six of the FIVB Berlin Smart Grand Slam of FIVB World Tour at Washingtonplatz on June 22, 2014 in Berlin, Germany.

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

The Oregonian

Brad Smith, former Oregon City girls hoops coach, to be inducted into women's basketball...

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday.

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Mirfield Today

Spen sport star's hopes for glory in Glasgow games

A Cleckheaton athlete will go for glory when she represents Great Britain in he hammer throw at the Commonwealth Games next week.

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Banburycake.co.uk

Business community rises to charity sports challenge

High Sheriff, Tony Stratton, centre, with Olympic rower Greg Searle, left, and rugby and television star Matt Dawson, right More than 100 staff from 22 firms across Oxfordshire were invited to take part in the sporting challenge by Oxfordshire High Sheriff Tony Stratton.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Rowing, Summer Olympics, Greg Searle

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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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