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Saturday | Pacific Daily News

Aussies, Kiwis join Pacific Games: IOC pushes for Oceania to have a true continental games

The 2015 Pacific Games in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, will be the first to include the Oceania region's most internationally successful countries in sports: Australia and New Zealand.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Indy Cornrows

Paul George named for 2014 Usa MNT Training Camp

With Las Vegas training camp fast approaching , USA Basketball has officially announced the 19-player roster from which the 2014 USA World Cup Team will later be selected.


Related Topix: Sports, James Harden, Blake Griffin (2012 London Olympics), Summer Olympic, Kevin Love, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kevin Durant, Olympic Basketball

Thu Jul 10, 2014

MGo Blue

Brandon's Blog: Meeting Penny Neer, U-M's 3-Sport Star

University of Michigan director of athletics Dave Brandon will regularly offer his view on a variety of topics related to U-M and intercollegiate sports.


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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

IOC issues warning over Israeli flag incident

"This is a clear signal that the IOC is not accepting any kind of discrimination," IOC President Thomas Bach said.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Baseball

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Waban Winners Local Special Olympians shine at Orono, bring home medals

The warm weather means “Summer Games” to Waban's 30 Special Olympians, who just returned from Orono, where the University of Maine hosted the 2014 Maine Summer Special Olympic Games.


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

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Hometown Life

Plymouth, Canton Special Olympians bring home the hardware

Ben Bednarz gold medals in all four powerlifting events in which he competed - bench press, deadlift, squat and the combination .


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Michael, Sports, Olympics, Swimming

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Miami Herald

Sports Scene: Arleeya Alexander, Michael Hammond, Kathryn Serra win OBIE Awards

In an effort to recognize deserving South Florida youth baseball and softball players for doing well in school and displaying sportsmanship on the diamond, the Miami Marlins have once again partnered with The Miami Herald to co-sponsor the Team Player spotlight on the Sunday Youth Sports pages in the Neighbors section of The Miami Herald in print ... (more)


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Baseball, Sports, Lauryn Williams, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Bobsled, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Olympic Track And Field

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Sweetwater Reporter

U.S. Paralympian visits USG plant

U.S. Paralympic athlete Alana Nichols visited the USG plant on Monday. Also pictured are Ken Becker, Executive Director-Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development ; Belinda Serrano, Staff Writer-Sweetwater Reporter; Art Maberry, SEED Board President; Kirstin Smith, SEED Marketing/Admin.


Related Topix: Alana Nichols, Ski, Action Sport, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Alpine Skiing, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Summer Olympic

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Samoa News

Photos: Olympic Day 2014 draws enthusiastic crowd

Rain could not stop the 2014 Olympic Day last Saturday, June 21, hosted by the American Samoa National Olympic Committee at the Veterans Memorial Stadium, nor could it dampen the spirits of the participants, who showed up for a starting time of 6:30 a.m. The Olympic Day 10K run competitors and 5K walkers welcomed the rain as they made their way ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Baseball, Olympic Soccer, Boxing, More Sports, Women's Boxing, Swimming

Alex Izykowski headlines Bay County Sports Hall of Fame list that excelled outside the mainstream

But that doesn't mean the 2014 induction class of the Bay County Sports Hall of Fame isn't packed with high-caliber athletes.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Short Track, Alex Izykowski, Olympics, Winter Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Baseball, Olympic Winter Games


Olympic Medal Count

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