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Thursday Apr 10 | The New Zealand Herald

World Sports at 0000 GMT

BELEK, Turkey The International Olympic Committee is sending a senior troubleshooter to Brazil next week as part of a series of emergency measures to tackle the delays threatening the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Giuseppe Rossi, Asafa Powell, Olympic Athletics

Thursday Apr 10 | PezCycling News

EuroTrash Thursday

Its Paris-Roubaix time and we give you the run down on 'The Hell of the North' plus race reports from PaA s Vasco, Circuit de la Sarthe and the Scheldeprijs with results and video.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Michal Kwiatkowski, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Cycling

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WNFL-AM Green Bay

2014 Tour start one of hardest ever: Prudhomme

The Grand Depart of the Tour de France in England in July will be one of the toughest ever with rivals for overall victory jostling for early ascendancy from the word go, according to race director Christian Prudhomme.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Tour de France, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Olympic Cycling, Bradley Wiggins, Credit Agricole

The New Zealand Herald

World Sports at 1330 GMT

BELEK, Turkey The head of Olympic summer sports federations has called for urgent action to resolve the critical delays facing the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro and accused the Brazilian government of failing to support the project.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Winter Sports, Kevin Johnson, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Curling, Soccer Players, Davide Astori

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Velonews

Contador, Valverde expected to duel at Tour of Basque Country

Alejandro Valverde and Alberto Contador will square off this week in the Vuelta al Pais Vasco in what's one of the most challenging stage races of the year.

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Related Topix: Discovery Channel, Ryder Hesjedal, Cycling

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Echo: Jason White with his winner's trophy from the Wally Gimber Memorial race

BENFLEET cycling veteran Jason White rolled back the years to outsprint his younger rivals and take a maiden win of 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Michael Mittler, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Racing, Jason White, Cycling, Credit Agricole

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Independent

Cycling: Joaquim Rodriguez stays clear as Luka Mezgec wins third sprint

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Peter Sagan, Summer Olympic, Stijn Vandenbergh, Geraint Thomas, Olympics, Niki Terpstra, Summer Olympics, Tejay Van Garderen

The New Zealand Herald

World Sports at 1330 GMT

SEPANG, Malaysia Mercedes confirms it is the team to beat at the Malaysian Grand Prix by setting the fastest times in both of Friday's practice sessions, although its Formula One rivals are closer than expected.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Cricket, Australia, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, More Sports, Winter Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Competitive Skating

Thu Mar 27, 2014

PezCycling News

EuroTrash Thursday

Terpstra wins in Flanders and Purito takes control in Catalunya, results, quotes and video action in today's EuroTrash.

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Related Topix: Flanders, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ryder Hesjedal, Discovery Channel

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

World Sports at 1330 GMT

SEOUL, South Korea South Korean sports officials say they are preparing to file a formal complaint with the International Skating Union over the judging of the women's figure skating at the Sochi Olympics.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Competitive Skating, Olympic Figure Skating, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Cricket, Bangladesh

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Cycling News

Kristoff now fourth on WorldTour rankings after Milan-San Remo win

Eighth in last year's Milan-San Remo, 12 months on Alexander Kristoff has triumphed in the first Monument of 2014 , out-sprinting a group of 27 riders in what is easily his biggest win to date.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Cycling, Fassa Bortolo, Fabian Cancellara

Tue Mar 18, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Contador sends signal with Tirreno overall victory

Alberto Contador won the weeklong Tirreno-Adriatico cycling race Tuesday to signal a return to form after going all of last year without a victory in multi-stage races.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Fabian Cancellara, Michal Kwiatkowski, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Roman Kreuziger, Cadel Evans

The Miami Herald

Contador sends signal with Tirreno overall victory

Alberto Contador won the weeklong Tirreno-Adriatico on Tuesday to signal a return to form after going all of last year without a victory in multi-stage races.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Tour de France

Bellingham Herald

Contador sends signal with Tirreno overall victory

Overall leader Alberto Contador celebrates on the podium after completing the sixth stage of the Tirreno Adriatico cycling race, from Bucchianico to Porto Sant'Elpidio, Italy, Monday, March 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Mark Cavendish, Fabian Cancellara, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Roman Kreuziger

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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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