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18 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | 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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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

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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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

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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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Opinion

ABS-CBN News

POC to 'test waters' on Asiad hostings

Unless a new host has been chosen, the Philippines will soon formalize its bid to stage the 2019 Asian Games more than 60 years after the country's first and only hosting of the quadrennial event.

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

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Daily Herald

Expect feisty Hammon to prove naysayers wrong

WNBA star point guard Becky Hammon of the San Antonio Stars was named an assistant with the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, becoming the first woman in history to join an NBA coaching staff on a full-time basis.

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Related Topix: Becky Hammon, Sports, More Sports, New York Liberty, WNBA Women's Basketball, Summer Olympic

Thu Aug 07, 2014

BleacherReport

Track Town USA: Can It Really Handle the 2019 World T&F Championships?

Eugene, Oregon is preparing to submit an official bid for the 2019 IAAF World Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

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

MySanAntonio.com

2016 a more sporting challenge for Rio

The success of the World Cup in Brazil doesn't mean that organizers of the 2016 Olympic Games can afford to relax, Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic

Beaverton Valley Times

PDX Sports

Baseball: The Class A Northwest League resumes second-half play after its All-Star Game.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Baseball, Beach Volleyball

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Los Angeles Times

'Biggest Loser' Season 16 news: New cast, a new role for Bob Harper

"The Biggest Loser" aims to put a controversial season in the rear-view mirror as it announced its Season 16 cast Wednesday featuring 20 former athletes who've let their fitness levels slide -- and a new gig for trainer Bob Harper.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Summer Olympic, Olympic Softball, Olympic Baseball, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Swimming

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

10ThingstoSeeSports - India's Arputharaj Anthony, foreground serves, as Sharath Kamal Achanta stands near during their match against Singapore's Jian Zhan and Zi Yang, in the Men's Doubles Table tennis Semi-final, at Hampden Park Stadium, during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Baseball, Sports, Olympics, Jian Zhan, Summer Olympics, Olympic Table Tennis, Zi Yang, Olympic Gymnastics

Star-Telegram.com

10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Baseball, Sports, Olympics, Zi Yang, Jian Zhan, Summer Olympics, Olympic Table Tennis

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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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