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25 min ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

JMA learns Olympic Venue promises big revenue

Hall County's city officials Monday night gathered at Jaemor Farms, one of the area's largest tourist and visitor attractions, to learn at their Joint Municipal Association meeting that upcoming events at the Olympic Venue at Clarks Bridge Park should mean big dollars.

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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

French to be Canadian flag bearer for 2014 Youth Olympic Games

According to Canadian Olympic Committee Senior Manager of Media Relations Jane Almeida on Monday, fencer Dylan French of Richmond, British Columbia has been named the Canadian flag bearer in the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on August 16. French's claim to fame was winning a bronze medal in the epee ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tonya Verbeek, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics, Beach Volleyball

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Waverly grad a kayak star, now Hall-of-Famer

It was 1976, and Waverly graduate Lynn Capen was looking for an adventure. Little did she know, the journey she was about to embark on would change her life forever.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Outdoor Recreation, Kayaking, Canoeing

Sat Jul 26, 2014

News Observer

Our Lives: Beach vacation memories

"Don't worry, Dad. I've got your back," my younger daughter said with a laugh from her seat in our neon green kayak.

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Trend

Over 6,000 athletes expected to participate in first European Games in Baku

The bike parks will be created in Azerbaijan for mountain bike competitions as part of the preparation for the first European Games in Baku, according to the article of Azerbaijani Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov published in Azerbaijan newspaper.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympics

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Paddler stoked for pride parade role

But when Waverley kayaker Connor Taras says that "maybe not making the Olympics in 2012 is one of the best things that has ever happened to me," he's not just mouthing some kind of trite locker-room cliche.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Jason Collins, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

Knoxville News Sentinel

Outdoors Knoxville: events coming up Snorkel at the Obed, raft or...

Pat Rakes of Conservation Fisheries will lead a snorkeling trip on Saturday, July 26, at Clear Creek, an Obed Wild and Scenic River tributary.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Age

Athletes face pressure to retain funding

Sporting chiefs whose budgets were slashed by the Australian Sports Commission's tough new funding model have expressed their disappointment and questioned the system's fairness.

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Newham Recorder

Canning Town students experience Olympics legacy with whitewater rafting in Lee Valley

Students from Eastlea Community School experienced the legacy of the Olympics when they went whitewater rafting at Lee Valley White Water Centre Students from Newham had a taste of the legacy of Olympics when they braved the rapids at Lee Valley White Water Centre, the world class venue that hosted the London 2012 Canoe Slalom event.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Rafting, Outdoor Recreation, Kayaking

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lite 98.7

Top 20 New York Summer Vacation Destinations

Whether its a day trip or a weekend getaway, Summer is vacation time and there are several places to visit that are only a short drive away.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Summer Olympic, Sports, Swimming, Racing, NASCAR, John Borneman III, Chris Fontaine, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, NASCAR Craftsman Truck

Silicon Alley Insider

The Secret To Turning Your Child Into A Sports Champion

The accepted wisdom is that it takes 10,000 hours of practice to excell at any discipline, but teaching kids to be good at sport is actually more complicated than that, finds Matt Gaw.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Ecover Blue Mile sees stars and families have fun on Weymouth Beach

The 'Ecover Blue Mile' was a hit on Weymouth Beach as competitors, families keen to have a go - and an Olympian - enjoyed a splashing time at the two-day event.

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Hemel Online

Schools news round up

Students from Dacorum braved the rapids at Lee Valley White Water Centre, the world-class venue that hosted the London 2012 Canoe Slalom event.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Summer Olympic

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Nantahala Outdoor Center promotes youth fitness this summer

Nantahala Outdoor Center/special to the news sentinel Rafters run the Lesser Wesser Falls on the Nantahala River last year at the Nantahala Outdoor Center near Bryson City, N.C. This summer, the world-famous paddling school located in Bryson City, N.C., has scheduled a series of events aimed at increasing that number.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Weekend of watersports in Weymouth at the Ecover Blue Mile

The 'Ecover Blue Mile', run in conjunction with the Marine Conservation Society, aims to raise money and awareness of the charity's work protecting the coastline and marine life.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Swimming, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Etienne Stott, Olympic Canoe Slalom

SportsNewsIreland

Olympics 2016

Sam and Chloe Magee failed to the result they wanted as they went out of the 2014 Canada Grand Prix to Max Schwenger and Carla Nelte of Germany.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Badminton, Chloe Magee, Summer Olympics, Annalise Murphy, Olympic Sailing, Kieran Behan, Olympic Gymnastics

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Jalopnik

Athens' Abandoned International Airport Is Incredibly Creepy

From Flight Club : Opened in 1938 and closed in 2001 after a new airport was built for the Olympics, Ellinikon International Airport sits abandoned without any hope for redevelopment since Greece is broker than an autojourno crashing an uninsured Lamborghini.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Field Hockey, Sports, Olympics, Autos

Edmonton Journal

Hayward floats up whitewater kayak slalom standings

Ben Hayward is making waves: in the water, on the streets of Europe and, most importantly, in the world whitewater kayak slalom standings.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Times

Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club paddlers surprise at Lake Placid

Clay Baker, right, and Owen Farley-Klacik teamed up for a victory in the two-person kayak 1,000-meter race and a silver medal in the two-person kayak 200 meters, as well as bronze in the 4-person kayak 1,000 meters.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Examiner.com

6 cool ways to enjoy a Pacific NW summer: paddle, bike, raft, hike, fly, kayak

Summer in the Pacific Northwest is outdoors time. With longer days and bluer skies, there are dozens of outside activities that don't require you to be a hard core athlete.

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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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