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Wednesday Aug 20 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Women vault over the men

Jonathan Horton returned from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games with a silver medal in the horizontal bar event and hardly heard a peep from the world at large about his accomplishment.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Jonathan Horton, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Summer Olympics, Nastia Liukin

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Edmonton Journal

MacKinnon: Paraguay's performance can inspire future players

As a schoolgirl, Paraguayan forward Silvana Romero idolized Marta, the brilliant Brazilian player, which is understandable on a couple of levels.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Marta, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Kara Lang, Christine Sinclair, Erin McLeod

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Lisa Carrington on track for Rio

Lisa Carrington's defence of her K1 200 gold medal at Rio de Janeiro in 2016 remained on track at the course where Ian Ferguson launched his stellar Olympic Games paddling career as she comfortably retained her world title in Moscow.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Canoe Sprint, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Lisa Carrington, Teneale Hatton, Danuta Kozak

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Radio Times

Olympic champion Nadia Comaneci: why BBC1's Tumble is pioneering

She was fted, then virtually held prisoner in her own country, defected to America where she was criticised for an apparently louche lifestyle with a married man decades older.


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

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Jamaica Observer

'Forever Faster'

SPORTS brand Puma yesterday launched its largest global campaign utilising stars, including Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, the company indicated in its financials.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Edmonton Journal

MacKinnon: Little margin for error in Group of Death as Women's World Cup kicks off

A public-health inspector working the Heritage Festival has many questions: How hot is that fried banana? How cold is that mango lassi? Where did you get that camel meat? The festival brings 60 national pavilions to Hawrelak Park for a three-day event where the focus is food.


Related Topix: Sydney Leroux, Sports, Kara Lang, Marta, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Football, Christine Sinclair, Summer Olympics, Erin McLeod


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