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Wednesday Aug 20 | LA Daily News

Chatter: Zana Muno and Skylar Caputo down, but not out in beach volleyball at Youth Olympics

Notre Dame's Zana Muno and Mira Costa's Skylar Caputo didn't drop out of beach volleyball playoff contention Tuesday at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, but they created additional pressure to qualify in their final two pool-play matches.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Wages of Wins Journal

Pictures Don't Always Tell the Entire Story: Greek Olympic Edition

The following is from Dr. Nola Agha, an Assistant Professor in the Sport Management Program at the University of San Francisco.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Rediff.com

10 years on, Athens 2004 gives Greece little to cheer

Many of the once-gleaming Olympic venues which crackled with activity have been abandoned while others are used occasionally for non-sporting events such as conferences and weddings.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Canoe/Kayak, Sports, Olympics, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Ohio.com

Splash of acts for Gay Games

The former Army paratrooper, Mexico City Olympian and team physician for the 1976 Saudi Arabian Olympic team wanted to use the games as a "vehicle for change."

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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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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Osprey Observer

Riverview Residenta SPlaces Ina STrack &a SField Competition,...

TRX instructor and lifelong runner Karlton Meadows, 44, of Riverview, who has committed to attend the 2016 Olympic Games, has been training to be the Olympic 800 meter run gold medalist in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Lowell Sun

Gold medal winner ... pro softball player ... new UML softball coach

It's never been Danielle Henderson's style to boast. But the new UMass Lowell head softball coach will be sure to toss batting practice to her players, just to get a subtle point across.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Daily Courier

Prescott Senior Olympic Games open with 300 athletes, two growing events

First up is the event that has enjoyed the quickest growth, both at the Prescott Games and, well, just about anywhere else athletes congregate: pickleball.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Vancouver Courier

Pride Parade grand marshals inspire Vancouver

Kelsey Klassen / Vancouver / B.C. Canada / Pride / Pride Parade / Dean Nelson / grand marshal / Pride House / LGBT / LGBTQ July 31, 2014 01:51 PM Dean Nelson, one of three grand marshals for the Pride Parade, wants more government and tourism officials involved in LGBT conferences and events.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Samoa News

Baseball/softball, squash and...

Officials of local sports associations have applauded a recommendation made by the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee that baseball/softball and wrestling be proposed to the 125th IOC Session for possible inclusion as additional sports on the Olympic program for the 2020 Olympic Games.

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

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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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