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Weekend Warriors: Train Like Olympians
ADVICE FROM AN OLYMPIC DOCTOR: Although many people still enjoy the weekend golf tournament or neighborhood basketball game, weekend warriors seem to be stepping up their game.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Photographer shows the Brazilian communities that could be...
The rise of Philadelphia's preppy drug gang: How rich leader, 25, moved home after splitting up with his girlfriend, 40, and then hired 18-year-old partner who dropped out of college with lacrosse injury 'You're dying... b****!' Court hears audio tape homeowner made of himself shooting dead injured teen burglars with 'clean finishing shot to the ... (more)
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Greeks in Qatar contributing to the great boom
Qatari government officials may make headlines every time they visit Greece, but are you aware of the unsung heroes behind the emirate's economic boom, many of whom are Greek? Some 3,000 Greeks live in Qatar, making them a sizable community.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Hannah invited to play for America's team
Ever since Hannah Thornhill was installed in the starting catcher's spot for the Heuvelton Central varsity as seventh grader, she has done everything possible to take her softball talent to the furthest level.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Washington Post
Dvorak: Bethesda brother and sister sing their way to sibling harmony
Davis Gestiehr, 12, sings the national anthem at the Verizon Center before the beginning of a Washington Wizards basketball game.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Brazil unveils $10 billion infrastructure budget for Rio
Brazilian authorities unveiled an infrastructure budget of 24.1 billion reais for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 25 percent more than planned, as they try to reassure the world they can deliver facilities on time.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Olympics-Rio workers vote to remain on strike indefinitely
Workers at the main venue of the 2016 Olympic Games voted on Monday to continue their strike indefinitely, just days before officials from the International Olympic Committee are due to visit Rio de Janeiro and encourage the city to speed up preparations.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
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Rio de Janeiro squatters clash with police [MaltaToday]
A woman is detained during protests near the area recently occupied by squatters in Rio de Janeiro A huge police operation to evict hundreds of families from abandoned buildings in Rio de Janeiro has ended with violent clashes and some injuries.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The China Post
Sports stars support Taiwan Special Olympics
Former National Basketball Association All-Star center Yao Ming and legendary Japanese soccer player Hidetoshi Nakata visited a special education school in New Taipei yesterday as part of their scheduled efforts to help raise funding for Taiwan's Special Olympics national team.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Daily News Journal
Olympians show winning spirit
Kenneth "Tres" McEastland III beamed with pride as he showed off the blue ribbon he won at the 24th annual Special Olympics Tuesday.
The Winnipeg Free Press
'Rio 2' director talks sequels, samba and soccer as bird tale heads to Amazon
"Rio 2" director Carlos Saldanha admits the timing is pretty good for the second instalment of his samba-fuelled film franchise.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Voice of America
Rio Olympics Organizers Acknowledge Issues, Guarantee to 'Deliver'
Striking workers stand in front the entrance of the Olympic Park, the main cluster of venues under construction for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro, April 8, 2014.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
The UConn Blog
An Interview with Lisa Leslie
The UConn Blog had the opportunity to speak with former WNBA great Lisa Leslie on Monday afternoon.
Israel bars Palestinian Olympian from leaving Gaza
Israel's high court on Tuesday upheld a decision to prevent an Olympic runner from leaving the Gaza Strip to participate in a marathon, highlighting Israel's tight restrictions on travel in and out of the Hamas-ruled territory.
Israel bars Palestinian Olympian from leaving Gaza
In this Friday, April 4, 2008 file photo, Palestinian athlete Nader Masri, 28, holds the shirt he will be wearing when competing in the 2008 Olympics, at his home in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Workers clash with guards and shots fired at Rio Park
Workers building Rio 's 2016 Olympic Park fought with security guards on Monday but although shots were fired no one was injured in the melee, eyewitnesses said.
Mobile Radio Technology
Brazil serves as a reminder that LMR-LTE convergence issues not limited to U.S.
As host of the World Cup this summer and the Summer Olympics in 2016, Brazil has invested heavily in infrastructure to support these events.
IOC president meets Saudi Olympic chief in Riyadh
IOC President Thomas Bach offered his support Wednesday for increasing the participation of female athletes from Saudi Arabia in the Olympics.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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.
WNDU-TV South Bend
MMM: Train like an Olympic athlete
But, most athletes don't know the limits of their abilities. A new program hopes to change that by giving you the advice and workouts of professional athletes.