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1 hr ago | Eastern Daily Press

Chrissie Wellington to be part of all-women's team for Trois Etapes Tour in Pyrenees

Feltwell-raised Ironman star Chrissie Wellington will be part of the first all-women's team in the Trois Etapes Tour in the French Pyrenees next month.

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Related Topix: Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Nicole Cooke, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Emma Pooley, Summer Olympics, Michael Barry, Discovery Channel, Cycling

5 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

CYCLING: Sharon Laws shines in Paris at La Course

Bourton's Sharon Laws piles on the pressure at the head of the field in the La Course in Paris.

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Related Topix: Sharon Laws, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Marianne Vos, Kirsten Wild

9 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

Cyclesport: Charley's on track for a bright future

HOT prospect Charley Calvert is tipped for future cycling success, having beaten some of the country's top competition already this year.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

BBC News

Appeal over snake found in lay-by

An animal welfare charity is trying to trace the owner of a snake that was found near a road in South Lanarkshire.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Daniel McConnell

CBC News

Canadian Beauchemin-Nadeau wins weightlifting gold

Marie-ASve Beauchemin-Nadeau captured Canada's first weightlifting gold medal of the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday, winning the women's 75-kilogram division in Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Catharine Pendrel, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Emily Batty, Nathan Gafuik, Olympic Gymnastics

The Macon Telegraph

Commonwealth Games gets 1st doping case

Chika Amalaha tested positive for the diuretic amiloride and masking agent hydrochlorothiazide - both banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency - after winning the 53-kilogram weight class last Friday, games officials said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Catharine Pendrel, Summer Olympics, Emily Batty

Canada.com

Pendrel claims mountain bike gold; Batty races to silver

When Catharine Pendrel bumped into Canadian cycling teammate Raphael Gagne at the Commonwealth Games, Gagne made a point of thanking her.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Catharine Pendrel, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Rebecca Henderson, Emily Batty, Daniel McConnell, Marie-Helene Premont

The Daily Record

Graeme Obree: Golden moments in the velodrome will help growth of cycling in Scotland

THERE'S been lots to love about the four frantic days we've witnessed at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome - none more so than the double gold-winning achievements of tandem treats Neil Fachie and Craig MacLean.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Hoy, Summer Olympic, Anna Meares, Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Summer Olympics, Laura Trott

Evening News

Norwich cycling hero Emma Pooley to retire after Commonwealth Games

Olympic silver medallist Emma Pooley has announced Sunday's cycling road race at the Commonwealth Games will be her last.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Emma Pooley, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Lizzie Armitstead

Sheffield Telegraph

Cycling ace proposes at Commonwealth Games

JULY 27: Cyclist Chris Pritchard of Scotland proposes to his partner during competition at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome during day four of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 27, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Sir Chris Hoy, Summer Olympics, Chris Hoy

East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk: Spike in sports participation levels revealed as county stars shine at Commonwealth Games

Suffolk is the only county in the region to have seen a significant increase in the number of people playing sport every week over the last eight years, a survey has revealed.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Bradley Wiggins

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Richard Keegan: Children need our unconditional support

Sam Webster, Ethan Mitchell and Eddie Dawkins celebrate their cycling gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Ethan Mitchell, Summer Olympics, Tennis Players, More Sports, Andre Agassi, Tennis, Opinion

Denver Post

Caldwell: It's past time to bring women's cycling up to speed

Dutch Marianne Vos celebrates after crossing the finish line and winning the first edition of La Course by Le Tour de France in Paris on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Marianne Vos, Opinion

Sydney Morning Herald

Dirt duo aim for Games cycling medals

Since the cross-country race debuted at Atlanta in 1996, Australia's only medal at the Olympics or Commonwealth Games has been the bronze for Mary Grigson in Manchester 12 years ago.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Catharine Pendrel, Olympics, Emily Batty, Summer Olympics, Cadel Evans

The Peninsula

Aussies finish on top as track cycling ends

Australia's Morton celebrates her gold medal with compatriot and silver medal winner Meares in the women's sprint finals cycling race in Glasgow, yesterday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Shane Archbold, Jess Varnish, Summer Olympic, Glenn O'Shea, Anna Meares, Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Fatehah Mustapa, Summer Olympics

Yahoo!

Cycling - Thomas pens new deal with Team Sky

Geraint Thomas insists he can't wait to discover what the future holds for him after signing a new deal with Team Sky.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Geraint Thomas, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Dave Brailsford, Tour de France, Cycling

BBC News

Trott wins cycling gold for England

England's Laura Trott won gold in the women's points race, with Wales' Elinor Barker taking silver and Scotland's Katie Archibald claiming bronze.

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Related Topix: Jason Kenny, Sports, Jess Varnish, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Fatehah Mustapa, Summer Olympics, Laura Trott

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Chris Rattue: Crusaders have the edge in Super 15 final

The Crusaders to win by about 12 points. That is this column's pick for the Super 15 final.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Ethan Mitchell, Summer Olympics

Waikato Times

Gold medal sets Waikato cycling hopes and dreams in motion

CYCLING PROWESS: Sam Webster, Ethan Mitchell and Eddie Dawkins celebrate winning gold in the final of the men's team sprint.

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Related Topix: Chris Hoy, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Ethan Mitchell, Summer Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Michael Jamieson, Olympic Swimming

Rock Hill Herald

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

Chants of "Vin-cen-zo!" rang across the famed avenue for the Sicilian, who dominated the race nearly from the start three weeks ago and on Sunday became the first Italian to win cycling's greatest race since Marco Pantani in 1998.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Summer Olympics, Tour de France, Cycling, Jean-Christophe Peraud, Alberto Contador, Bradley Wiggins, Tejay Van Garderen

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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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