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Tuesday Apr 15 | The Austin Chronicle


Twenty-five years ago today, 96 soccer fans were crushed to death in the overcrowded stands at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Fri Apr 11, 2014

CBS Local

Wisch: Is Chicago Missing An Olympic-Sized Opportunity in 2024?

Whether you were in favor of Chicago getting the 2016 Summer Olympics or not, one thing is becoming increasingly clear.


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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

U.S. women's soccer to Face China at Qualcomm Stadium

The U.S. women's national soccer team will play in San Diego for the first time since 2010 Thursday night, facing China in an exhibition game at Qualcomm Stadium.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

The Big Lead

Where Should Argentina Play Lionel Messi at the World Cup?

A few weeks ago we published my early thoughts on some World Cup outright winners bets .


Related Topix: Argentina World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, Summer Olympic, Andres Iniesta, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona

Wed Apr 09, 2014


USOC 2024 Determining Potential US Olympic Bid

On Tuesday, the United States Olympic Committee expressed much interest in narrowing down its field of potential cities to make a bid to host the 2024 summer Olympics.


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

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Cue samba: Brazil's World Cup bound to be special

Like sunshine and happiness or Lennon and McCartney, football and Brazil go together, each making the other better.


Related Topix: Lionel Messi, Summer Olympic

Star News

Chula Vista OTC hosts elite BMX championship races, Americans dominate

The U.S. Olympic Training Center-Chula Vista hosted two major BMX championship events to cap the month of March.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Connor Fields, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, David Herman, Tory Nyhaug, Alise Post

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Marin briefs: Marin Rowing Association high school-level teams dominate in San Diego

The Marin Rowing Association dominated an international field as three local high school-level teams won their races during the San Diego Crew Classic over the weekend.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic


100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers - 83

Twelve players have worn No. 83 in Raiders history, including two legendary defenders who were as eccentric as they were dominant.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders

Fox Sports

Exclusive interview

Seemingly coming out of nowhere, United States women'A A s national team head coach Tom Sermanni was fired on Sunday night, just hours after a 2-0 friendly win against China in Commerce City, Colo.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Pia Sundhage

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Manchester United and Chelsea face uphill task

Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj celebrates scoring during their English Premier League soccer match against Newcastle United at St James' Park in Newcastle, northern England, April 5, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Gary Cahill, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Manchester United, Lionel Messi, Summer Olympic, Bayern Munich

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

SJSU quidditch team heads to World Cup of Harry Potter sport

The founder of San Jose State University's quidditch team has no doubts that in another decade or so, her beloved broom-riding, ball-chucking game that was ripped from the pages of boy-wizard fiction will be an Olympic event.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

San Diego Officially Submits 2024 Olympic Bid Proposal

SAN DIEGO, California, April 4. THE contest for the privilege to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics began in earnest this week, as San Diego became the first city this week to submit a formal bid to the U.S. Olympic Committee.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Swimming

Thu Apr 03, 2014

30-Time Winning Brazilian Triathlete Caue Suplicy Launches Barnana: Raw, Organic, Gluten-Free Snacks

What do you do if you're a Brazilian-born triathlete with multiple wins around the world and you're ready for your next challenge in life? For Caue Suplicy , who won over 30 triathlons, you make a business out of the dehydrated organic banana "candy" your father made when you were a kid.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Digital Trends

Indiegogo's credibility called into question over GoBe calorie-tracking bracelet

Indiegogo, the crowdfunding service that has raised money for causes such as the Sundance film Dear White People and the Jamaican bobsled team's trip to the Sochi Olympics, has taken a hit for backing the GoBe activity tracker .


Related Topix: Winter Sports, Bobsledding, Summer Olympic

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Competitor Magazine

Dejen Gebremeskel Wins Fourth Straight Carlsbad 5000

Racing against 39-year-old multiple Olympic medalist and four-time world champion Bernard Lagat at the Carlsbad 5000, 24-year-old Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia knew he had to use experience to his advantage on Sunday morning.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Racing, Marc Davis, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Greg Pollex

West Hawaii Today

Lavaman Waikoloa champ Tim Marr keeps Hawaii close to his heart

Timothy Marr is the first to cross the finish line of the Lavaman Waikoloa. Tim Marr had close the past two years in his attempt to bring home a third title at Lavaman Waikoloa.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Swimming

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Abby Wambach discusses her marriage, sport and future

Not only did the 33-year-old United States soccer star from Pittsford break a record she'd been chasing for more than a decade - Mia Hamm's all-time mark for goals - but she built a home in Portland, Ore., and got married last fall.


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

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Sporting News

Why MLB thinks Australia is on verge of baseball boom

For roughly a century, the Cincinnati Reds kicked off the Major League Baseball season by hosting a festive afternoon game that inspired hopeful fans of teams everywhere to think in terms of blank slates, renewal and World Series possibilities.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Baseball, Sports, Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres, Olympics

Wed Mar 19, 2014

The Toronto Star

Should Toronto ban cars on certain days based on licence plates?

If you're like the majority of Torontonians, you wake up each weekday, get in your car, and slog to work through the city's traffic-laden avenues.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic


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