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28 min ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Schroeder's Holt at AAU nationals plus track & field

Schroeder's Holt at AAU nationals plus track & field May have helped his cause in college basketball recruiting for 2015 Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1n8miHW Webster Schroeder graduate Emmitt Holt repeated recently that he plans to attend and play basketball at a prep school, despite a strong showing at the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, New York High School Sports, High School Basketball, High School Sports, New York High School Basketball News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Competitor Magazine

Samuelson Recalls 1984 Olympic Marathon Victory

"It was a dream come true," Samuelson said of becoming the first women's Olympic Marathon champion.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Shalane Flanagan, Olympic Athletics

The London Free Press

Canada's international track and field presence bursting in Scotland

Derek Drouin of Canada reacts as he competes on his way to a first place finish in the Men's High Jump final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 30, 2014.

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Maple Valley Reporter

Track and field athletes compete at nationals

Track and Field athletes from Kentwood and Tahoma competed at the USA Track and Field Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships last week outside Houston, Texas.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Kokomo junior Olympian brings home the gold

Little boys with pretend gold medals around their necks fought Wednesday to get their pictures taken with a pint-sized superstar who had won three real gold medals for herself.

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The China Post

Olympic champions take center stage at Commonwealth

Olympic champions David Rudisha and Sally Pearson take center stage at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday where seven medals are up for grabs on the fifth day of track and field.

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Bellevue Reporter

Bellevue youths compete at USA Track and Field Junior Olympics

A pair of Bellevue youngsters and St. Monica School students brought home medals from the USA Track and Field Pacific Northwest Region Junior Olympics recently.

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Brandon Sun

Australian turmoil as weightlifter faces court after assault arrest and top coach is sent home

In this image taken Sunday July 27, 2014 Australia's Francois Etoundi bronze medal winner, left, stands on the podium with gold medal winner India's Sathish Sivalingam following the men's 77kg weightlifting final at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 in Glasgow Scotland.

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Coast Reporter

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In this image taken Sunday July 27, 2014 Australia's Francois Etoundi bronze medal winner, left, stands on the podium with gold medal winner India's Sathish Sivalingam following the men's 77kg weightlifting final at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 in Glasgow Scotland.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Olympic Weightlifting, Swimming, Sally Pearson, Olympic Athletics

Iol.co.za

SA athletes deliver on promise

National 400m sprint record holder Wayde Van Niekerk, right, clocked 44.68 seconds behind Olympic champion Kirani James of Granada, who took gold in a Games record of 44.24 seconds.

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Mirror.co.uk

Commonwealth Games: Greg Rutherford wins gold again to end troubled two years since Olympics

Long jump hero of London 2012 has not enjoyed anything like the riches or profile of fellow GB heroes but he's joined an exclusive club in Glasgow Spinal jabs had been required to get him off the treatment table, the skills of a diplomat to smooth a spat over the validity of his British record leap.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Greg Rutherford, Jessica Ennis, Mo Farah

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Age

Kim Mickle wins Games gold in javelin

Kim Mickle is looking forward to a 'sneaky beer' with her family after winning a gold medal in the javelin while team mate Kelsey-Lee Roberts says her bronze medal means other competitors will be on her watch.

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Noozhawk

Santa Barbara Named Host City for 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games

Santa Maria also is selected to provide hospitality for athletes and representatives participating in next year's competitions in Los Angeles Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider, far right, Westmont College President Gayle Beebe, center, and members of the 2015 Special Olympic Committee gather Wednesday to announce Santa Barbara's selection as a ... (more)

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NEWS.com.au

Rogue coach couldn't help himself

FORMER Australian weightlifting coach Paul Coffa has launched a defence of his wife's role in the contentious Simplice Ribouem decision.

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Daily Mail

Aussie athlete, 29, arrested in Commonwealth Games bust-up

A picture of grief: Devastated father is held back after his sleeping son, eight, is shot and killed by gunman who opened fire on house Mother, 34, is arrested after she let her seven-year-old son walk to a nearby park on his own 'Mommy is dead!' Girl, five, covered in blood bangs on front door and tells police she watched her mom's boyfriend beat ... (more)

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The Clifton Record Online

Meridian's Bowers at Junior Olympics

For Meridian Yellowjacket junior Bailey Bowers, the summer break for school proved to be a time to take his pole vaulting to a whole new level.

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Yahoo!

Weir wins in Glasgow as Bolt denies rude remarks

Jamaica's world silver medallist Warren Weir got his Commonwealth Games campaign off to a confident start on Wednesday, cruising through his 200m heat in a comfortable 20.71 seconds.

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NEWS.com.au

Sport's most awkward questions answered

NOTHING is off limits as the world's top athletes are asked about everything from body odour to pregnancy and even that time of the month.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Detroit Free Press

U-M's Finn tracking down possible Olympic spot in distance running

Is the future of women's distance running in the U.S. a 5-foot-4, 100-pound dynamo at the University of Michigan named Erin Finn? U-M coach Mike McGuire has guided three Olympians while in Ann Arbor - Anna Willard in the steeplechase, Nicole Edwards Sifuentes in the 1,500-meter run and Geena Gall in the 800.

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Suria

James the star turn as athletes take...

Grenada's Olympic champion Kirani James will start as the hot favourite in a star-studded men's 400 metres final at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday.

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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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