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Tuesday Apr 15 | Sports Collectors Daily

Keep the Receipt: The Importance of Provenance in Collecting

One often hears the word provenance in context of the the fine art world, such as with the sale of a Rembrandt or Renoir painting, while the topic is often idly dismissed or ignored by sports memorabilia collectors.

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

Tuesday Apr 15 | Star Tribune

Unretired Phelps dives back into deep end

Since his last competitive swim at the 2012 London Olympics, Michael Phelps has been seen just about everywhere - from taking batting practice with the Orioles in spring training, to serving as a caddie at TPC Sawgrass to running on the field before a Ravens game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Yannick Agnel

Tuesday Apr 15 | This Is London

G4S boss Ashley Almanza handed 1.5 million for eight months' work

The scandal-hit security giant G4S' chief executive Ashley Almanza has been handed a A 1.46m pay and perks package for just eight months' work.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

In this Aug. 4, 2012, file photo, United States' Michael Phelps swims in the men's 4 X 100-meter medley relay at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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Related Topix: Dara Torres, Summer Olympic, Sports, Swimming, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.

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Related Topix: Dara Torres, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Swimming

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Smith: No need for more dough for Lydia Ko

New Zealand Golf's application for a bigger government handout for Lydia Ko the pro should spark a serious debate about state funding for sport.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Valerie Adams, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics, Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Opinion

Thu Apr 03, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Serial pest Peter Hore storms ICAC

SERIAL pest Peter Hore has stormed into a corruption inquiry and assaulted a police officer, screaming about his housemate being murdered.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Soccer, Sports, More Sports, Australian Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Andre Agassi, Yevgeny Kafelnikov

Chronicle of the Horse

Decorated Olympic Medalist Lisa Jacquin Joins Horses Healing Hearts as Show Jumping Ambassador

April 3, 2014 - Horses Healing Hearts is the first non-profit organization of its kind, easing the pain of kids growing up in a home with substance abuse through the healing powers of horses.

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

Samoa News

Michael vs. LeBron? Match made for...

With USA Basketball and 2K Sports forming a partnership, fans can see what happens when the amazing 1992 Dream Team goes up against this year's Olympic gold medal winner once NBA 2K13 hits the shelves this fall.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Chris Bosh (2008 Beijing Olympics), Dwight Howard (2008 Beijing Olympics), Sports, LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Dwyane Wade (2012 London Olympics), Kevin Durant

Wed Apr 02, 2014

CNN

The rise of Michael Strahan

So, Michael Strahan is apparently expanding his range. The former NFL star became a popular morning personality on "Live! With Kelly and Michael" and is now reportedly in talks to join "Good Morning America."

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Hunter, Sports, Swimming, Olympic Baseball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming

This Is London

Pay by mobile system to launch this month

A new service which will allow users to transfer money to recipients using their mobile phone number is to launch later this month.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Racing Santander, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Park Record

Students at Park City Day School receive a gold-medal visit

U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association chief marketing officer Michael Jacquet, left, sits on the Park City Day School stage with Olympic gold-medalists Ted Ligety, center, and Joss Christensen as Christensen answer a question from a student.

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Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Joss Christensen, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Summer Olympic, Joss Christensen, Ski, Action Sport, Park City, UT

Sun Mar 30, 2014

SportsNewsIreland

Boxing a " Great result for Michael Conlon

A stunning win for Ireland's Michael Conlan in Hanau on Saturday night in this first leg quarter final WSB bout with Conlan taking all five rounds on the judge's scorecards.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Boxing, Michael Conlan, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Andrew Selby, Denys Berinchyk

CultureMap

Men of Menil dinner soars to Olympic proportions with dueling masters

Even the most sophisticated of manly gents can't resist becoming playful youngsters when given a sword.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Tim Morehouse, Summer Olympic, Olympic Fencing, Andrea Baldini, Summer Olympics, Miles Chamley-Watson

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Bury Times

Water poloist Rebecca Yates is talent spotted by England

A young water poloist from Bury has been selected for the ASA England Talent Water Polo programme.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Fran Leighton, Olympic Water Polo

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Fiji Times

Netball, 7s out of Commonwealth Games

THE Commonwealth Games Federation has confirmed the Fiji rugby 7s and netball sides will not compete at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in Scotland next July.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Yahoo!

Fiji knock out S. Africa to capture rugby Sevens title

Swashbuckling Fiji upset South Africa 33-26 in Sunday's Tokyo final to capture their second title of the IRB World Sevens season.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Iol.co.za

Blitzbokke lose in Tokyo Sevens final

Swashbuckling Fiji upset South Africa 33-26 in the Tokyo final to capture their second title of the IRB World Sevens season.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Sat Mar 22, 2014

NewsOK.com

Collected Wisdom: Kate Hansen, Olympic luger

She went to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi as a relative unknown, but Kate Hansen came back as an viral video sensation.

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

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Bangkok Post

Swimming heroes Thorpe, Hackett wanted as team mentors

Swimming Australia says it would welcome struggling heroes Ian Thorpe and Grant Hackett as mentors of the national swim team after they overcome their personal challenges.

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Related Topix: Grant Hackett, Summer Olympic, Sports, Swimming, Michael Scott, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming

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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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