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Mandela was key to SA's return from isolation
While the world mourns his death, Nelson Mandela will also be celebrated as the man at the heart of South Africa's return to world competition after decades of Apartheid-enforced isolation, using sport as a means of reconciliation between the country's diverse racial groups.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Wilson, Iwakuma, Sankey up for Seattle sports star awards
Former Sonics star Slick Watts, left, and local Olympian swimmer Ariana Kukors present during the 78th annual Sports Star of the Year awards Jan. 25, 2013, at Benaroya Hall.
Carlyle Group Hopes to Raise $418 Million In IPO of Brazil Travel Agency
Carlyle and CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens hope to take advantage of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics in trying to make the IPO more attractive.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Louisville lands national gymnastic championships
Thousands of young Olympic hopefuls will head to Louisville this summer as USA Gymnastics merges three national championships into one.
H&M Expands Their Sportswear Collection
H&M announced the evolution and growth of its H&M Sport concept in January 2014.
Athlete of the Week: Eva Gordon of CBA to play in All-American soccer game
"I bawled my eyes out because I didn't want to go," said Gordon, who was about 5 years old at the time and is now a senior at Christian Brothers Academy.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Class of 2014 inductees announced: Eight new members will be enshrined on Feb. 17
The Board of Directors of the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame has announced eight inductees who will comprise the Class of 2014.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Hartford Courant
On The Fly: Not Looking Good For New York Team In Super Bowl
Well, the last of the Thanksgiving turkey has been made into soup and it's time to look forward to Super Bowl Sunday.
Olympic Diving Star Tom Daley Comes Out
In a new YouTube video, British Olympic diver Tom Daley revealed to the public for the first time that he is in a relationship with a man, the British newspaper the Guardian reports.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Veteran curler receives award for coaching
Veteran curler, coach, and "club pro" with Centretown's Ottawa Curling Club, Earle Morris, has been awarded the Brian Kilrea Award for excellence in coaching by the City of Ottawa.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Women's Olympic Ski Jumping: The Anorexia Of Defeat
As Dave Barry explained about ski jumping, "This exciting sport got its start as a symptom of mental illness in Northern climes such as Norway and Sweden, where it is cold and dark and there is very little to do except pay taxes."
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Indianapolis Star
Indy Eleven signs Honduran defender
The Indy Eleven today announced the signing of Erick Norales, a 28-year-old defender from Honduras who played in the 2008 Olympic Games.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios: Most Dazzling Images from Full Fight Card
Bob Arum and Top Rank's dalliance with worldwide expansion became official Saturday night .
Still smiling: Resi Stiegler keeps getting up when knocked down
The question isn't why Resi Stiegler keeps coming back after a run of injuries that is remarkable even in a sport that keeps orthopedic surgeons working overtime.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
The Baltimore Sun
Multitasker Bernstein focusing on 2016 Olympic rugby team
Ida Bernstein always has been a multitasker, going back to her childhood in Baltimore County when she juggled several sports and teams while maintaining a rigorous academic load.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Canadian Business Magazine
Brazil gets $9.14 billion in airport auction ahead of World Cup, Olympics
The Brazilian government on Friday fetched $9.14 billion in an auction for 51 per cent stakes in the international airports of Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte, cities that host next year's World Cup soccer games.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The St. Petersburg Times
FSB's Olympic Spying
As the date for the Olympic Games in Sochi draws closer, Russia's siloviki are becoming more active in terms of collecting data from Russians and foreigners.
14-year-old is youngest ever to run marathons on all continents
Ask a normal 14-year-old girl what she has been up to over the past few weeks, and you might hear about an algebra test, or playing a school soccer match, or going to a movie with friends.
Tue Nov 19, 2013