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6 min ago | Andover Advertiser

Swimming champion gains six GCSEs

Olympic swimming champion and world record holder Ruta Meilutyte has added six GCSEs to her impressive haul of sporting successes.


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

4 hrs ago |

Injury woe for Adams

Nicola Adams has been forced to withdraw from the Women's World Boxing Championships in South Korea in November due to injury.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Nicola Adams, Olympic Boxing, Summer Olympics

5 hrs ago | The Tribune

Phelps 4th in 1st final back at international meet

Michael Phelps placed fourth in his first international final since coming out of retirement, with Cameron McEvoy upstaging the most decorated swimmer of all time to take the 100-meter freestyle title at the Pan Pacific championships.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Cameron McEvoy, Swimming, Nathan Adrian, James Magnussen, Missy Franklin

9 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

World champ Biles leads at US gymnastics nationals

Simon Biles and her coach Aimee Boorman don't talk about the pressure that comes with being a world champion.


Related Topix: Shawn Johnson, Sports, Kyla Ross, Olympics, Nastia Liukin, Olympic Gymnastics, Summer Olympics, Jordyn Wieber

Thu Aug 21, 2014

FA probes Mackay's 'sexist and racist' texts as Cardiff submit dossier

Cardiff have submitted a dossier regarding the conduct of former manager Malky Mackay and former head of recruitment Iain Moody to the Football Association, the governing body has confirmed.


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


Carter wins 100 in Stockholm; Felix wins 200

Nesta Carter of Jamaica was the only sprinter to dip below 10 seconds as he won the men's 100 meters at the DN Galan Diamond League meet on Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, Nesta Carter, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Keston Bledman, Queen Harrison, Reese Hoffa, Allyson Felix

Essexcounty Standard

Jennings savours his Wimbledon experience

Colchester Officers' Tennis Club coach Leon Jennings says he enjoyed making his Wimbledon debut - despite bowing out at the first hurdle.


Related Topix: Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis, More Sports, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Daily Journal

Ledecky wins 2 gold; Missy Franklin misses out

Katie Ledecky grinned and nodded her head, very slightly, in a show of approval as she surveyed the times on the scoreboard for the 800-meter freestyle.


Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Matt Grevers

Athletics: Silver for Blake in Swansea

PAUL Blake admits he's inspired by his rivalry with Russian Evgenii Shvetcov - even if he can't speak to him about it.


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

Sky Sports

Eddie Hearn hopes Kell Brook and Amir Khan will fight next summer

Promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed that bitter rivals Kell Brook and Amir Khan could warm-up for a summer showdown by fighting on the same night in December.


Related Topix: Manny Pacquiao, Sports, Boxing, More Sports

Wed Aug 20, 2014

This is The West Country

Jade makes golden visit to Entertainment Centre

OLYMPIC gold medallist Jade Jones took time out from her busy training schedule to meet staff and customers at Sunspot Family Entertainment Centre in Burnham.


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

WUSA-TV Washington

Top gymnast breaks ankle, out of worlds, nationals

Broken ankle takes Rachel Gowey out of worlds, nationals Des Moines' Rachel Gowey breaks ankle in training, will miss nationals, world championships Check out this story on Rachel Gowey, one of the top young American gymnasts, will miss the U.S. nationals and worlds after breaking her ankle Wednesday.


Related Topix: Shawn Johnson, Sports, Kyla Ross, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Summer Olympics, Martha Karolyi

Brandon Sun

Canadian shot putter Dylan Armstrong to receive Olympic bronze from 2008 Games

Dylan Armstrong of Canada throws in the finals of Shot Put competition at the Olympic Games in London on Friday August 3, 2012.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Dylan Armstrong, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics, Andrei Mikhnevich

Copenhagen Post

Danish cycling gearing up after scorching summer

Michael Valgren's surprising triumph in Post Danmark Rundt over the weekend was the latest in a number of encouraging Danish successes this summer.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Alberto Contador, Peter Sagan, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Lasse Norman Hansen, Davitamon - Lotto, Cycling

The Age

Australia's Opals enjoy clean sweep of Belarus

MINSK Australia's women have completed a clean sweep of their two-game basketball series with Belarus with 76-60 victory in Minsk.


Related Topix: Sports, Liz Cambage, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, More Sports, New York Liberty, WNBA Women's Basketball

The Tribune

Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

Michael Phelps received an abrupt reminder of how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships starting Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Swimming, Kosuke Hagino, Ryan Lochte

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Arsenal's Europe hopes intact after...

Arsenal head for the home leg of their Champions League play-off against Besiktas with their hopes intact after surviving the test of a raucous Istanbul crowd and hugely-energised opponents to leave Turkey with a goalless draw.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Aaron Ramsey, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics

Washington Times

As Durant steps back, US team is moving forward

Kevin Durant says he needed a break this summer, though withdrawing from the U.S. national team was "definitely tough."


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

Hampshire Chronicle

Britain bag triple gold in Berlin

Chris Walker-Hebborn has added the European title to his Commonwealth gold after winning the 100m backstroke title in Berlin Great Britain claimed three gold medals at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin on Tuesday night as they smashed the world record in the mixed 4x100 metres medley.


Related Topix: Sports, Chris Walker-Hebborn, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Jan-Philip Glania, Lizzie Simmonds, Swimming, Roberto Pavoni, Jemma Lowe

Sweden's Artemis confirms America's Cup challenge

The star-crossed syndicate announced its return Tuesday during a news conference at the Moderna Museet, with the America's Cup itself on hand.


Related Topix: Sailing News, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Max Salminen, Olympic Sailing, Ben Ainslie, Iain Percy


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