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11 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Visions of Olympic rings

In the eighth-seed at the recent Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, Canada finished true to expectations, although turned in some inspired efforts along the way.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Field Hockey, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

23 hrs ago | Floral Park Dispatch

Floral Park Recreation Notes

Floral Park Recreation Center's End of the Summer Annual Awards Ceremony was celebrated on a beautiful summer night.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Softball, Michael

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Narooma News

#ThrowbackThursday revisits September and October 2000: Photos

The Narooma News Throwback Thursday gallery looks back at the faces in the news in September, October and November of 2000.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Xinhuanet

Yao Ming: worst time for Chinese basketball yet to come

Former NBA star Yao Ming said that the worst time for Chinese basketball has yet to come due to a shortage of talented young coaches in the country.

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Related Topix: Yao Ming (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Stop the Hypocrisy! Nie Ching slams Kelantan for banning male spectators from women's netball

If male spectators ban is introduced in netball because netball involves active movements, does that mean the ban will be extended to other sport such as basketball, badminton, track and field? What is the purpose of Kelantan Government behind this policy? Is it to bar men from watching? If that is the case, is Kelantan Government of the view that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Oregonian

Reynolds shooting aftermath; David Douglas construction; Gresham cup-stacker: east Multnomah County schools roundup

Joey Cooksey, 16, demonstrates her cup stacking skills at Saturday Market in downtown Portland.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Seattle Times

Reign FC defender Stephanie Cox has a renewed vigor on the field because of motherhood

A five-hour layover in an airport is an annoyance no athlete wants to deal with before flying cross-country to go back to practice.

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Related Topix: Stephanie Cox, Summer Olympic

The Times-Picayune

Pope John Paul Jaguars mix new activities and tradition to start the new school year

The Jaguars began the year with a powerful start full of surprises. Many intricate changes have been made to school activities, such as a new twist on Book Day and the New Student orientation.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Organize your own team, make your own breaks

John Cooper, 4, of Lafayette, left, gets a high five from former Olympic water polo player Heather Petri after she gave a speech during the "Authors and Athletes" Family Series held at Lafayette Library in Lafayette, Calif., on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Heather Petri, Summer Olympic, Olympic Water Polo, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming

Canada.com

Female-owned firms hope to score with World Cup

It seems like a natural fit: female-owned companies generating business from the FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada next year.

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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Holland rates new Wings' deal

Born and raised in Vernon, Holland told me last summer he could see himself working as a Scotty Bowman -type consultant well into his 70s.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Baseball, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Scotsman.com

Iain Morrison: Passport rules for rugby a shambles

THE difference between the way rugby's rulers and Olympic chiefs choose who is eligible to play for their country is a confusing and embarrassing shambles It's an important time in the development of modern rugby, with a World Cup staged by England next year followed quickly by rugby sevens being showcased at the Rio Olympics in 2016.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The New Canaan Daily Voice

Wilton Olympian Kristine Lilly Joins Soccer Staff At University Of Texas

Wilton native and two-time Olympic gold medalist Kristine Lilly is moving to the next point in her soccer career, joining the staff of the Longhorns in Austin, Texas, as a volunteer assistant coach.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

Los Angeles Times

European steeplechase winner disqualified for shirtless celebration

Watch: Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad celebrates shirtless down the homestretch while winning the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the European track and field championships on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Track And Field

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Orange Juice

Pyramid Schemes, Donald Sterling and the NCAA

Mark Emmert is the President of the NCAA. That's the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

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

Suria

Slum soccer: The People's Cup

About 10 slums participated in the Copa Popular soccer tournament held in Rio de Janeiro on April 27, 2014.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Tehachapi News

Tehachapi man among new CSUB assistant coaches

I've spoken about turnover in this business recently, I mean when you're a small-major NCAA Division I program, your coaching ranks are often pillaged once one becomes successful and another opportunity arises.

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

MediaPost

Nissan In Multi-Year Partnership With UEFA Champs

It's a lot harder these days to name an automaker that isn't in kicking distance of a soccer pitch than those that are.

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Related Topix: Sports, Thiago Silva, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Today in history: 'A Hard Day's Night' had its US premiere

On August 11, 1954, a formal peace took hold in Indochina, ending more than seven years of fighting between the French and Communist Viet Minh.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

Today in History a " Aug. 11

On August 11, 1954, a formal peace took hold in Indochina, ending more than seven years of fighting between the French and Communist Viet Minh.

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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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