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2 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

RMU sets '14 Hall class

Robert Morris announced its 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame class, a group headlined by basketball player Tony Lee and hockey player Brianne McLaughlin.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Brianne McLaughlin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Summer Olympic

4 hrs ago | Huskers.com

Pepin Tabs Cappos as New Throws Coach

Lincoln On Wednesday morning Nebraska track and field Head Coach Gary Pepin announced that Scott Cappos has joined the Husker staff as the team's throws coach.

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9 hrs ago | Rock Chalk Talk

Know Your KU History: Al Oerter

Everyone around Jayhawk nation knows the names Allen, Manning, Mangino, and Collins.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, NCAA Sports, University of Kansas NCAA

11 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

ASICS America Adds Royalty To Its Roster of Track and Field Athletes...

An NCAA champion in the 100-meter and 400-meter hurdles, Queen's proven track record as an aggressive competitor makes her an important addition to the ASICS athlete family, just two years away from the 2016 Summer Games in .

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

12 hrs ago | CultureMap

Sports stars mix it up for charity while UH's Shasta and TSU tiger compete in dance-off

The 411: Former City Councilwoman and track star Jolanda Jones and Olympic gold medal winner Carl Lewis chaired the lively event that served to raise attention to the subject of HIV/AIDS as well as funds for AFH programs and for 2014 scholarship recipient Adoile Turner III.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

13 hrs ago | Nuvo.net

A simple request

That thought echoed through my head after 90 minutes in a coffee shop on the south side of Indianapolis with Austin Armacost and Jake Lees.

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14 hrs ago | The Indian Express

IOA sends government 935-strong list with 662 athletes for Asian Games

Array [1] => Array [2] => Array [3] => Array [4] => Array [5] => Array ) Indian Olympic Association released a list of 935 athletes and officials for the upcoming Asian Games which the government said will be pruned down before finalising the final contingent early next week.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

20 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

Key To Speed? Elite Sprinters Maximize Force To Ground

The world's fastest sprinters have unique gait features that account for some of their ability to achieve fast speeds, according to two new studies which indicate that the secret to elite sprinting speeds lies in the distinct limb dynamics sprinters use to elevate ground forces upon foot-ground impact.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Tue Aug 26, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Online Only: 2014 Special Olympics Massachusetts Hall of Fame...

On Oct. 2, Special Olympics Massachusetts will be holding the 2014 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at The Yawkey Sports Training Center in Marlborough.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Special Olympians reach out for volunteers

Special Olympics in Langley have been providing persons with intellectual disabilities opportunities to enrich their lives and celebrate personal achievements by enabling positive sports experiences for many years now.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics, Sports, Swimming

Waterloo Chronicle

At the starting line

Waterloo author Carrie Snyder, whose last work The Juliet Stories was nominated for a Governor General Literary award in 2012, will have her first novel Girl Runner released on Sept.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

New Vision

Ugandan athletes compete in 8x100 relays

By Teddy Nakanjakko The 2nd Youth Olympic Games have gone down in history as the first Olympic games to have a 8x100 metre race.

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

Prince George Citizen

Treasure moves closer to Olympic rings

High jumper Alyx Treasure, pictured here with coach Tom Masich, is coming off her most productive season in the sport.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

Hindustan Times

Lack of transparency and accountability leading to controversies

When I started pursuing the sport seriously, the Arjuna Award was one of my main goals.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam's sprinter queen takes two golds at Singapore Open

Vu Thi Huong claimed her second gold medal in women's 100m to help Vietnam ranked 4th at the 76th Singapore Open Track and Field Championships that finalized Sunday.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Stop the Hypocrisy! Nie Ching slams Kelantan for banning male spectators from women's netball

If male spectators ban is introduced in netball because netball involves active movements, does that mean the ban will be extended to other sport such as basketball, badminton, track and field? What is the purpose of Kelantan Government behind this policy? Is it to bar men from watching? If that is the case, is Kelantan Government of the view that ... (more)

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

Switched

From Disabled To Super-Abled: Redefining What It Means To Be Physically Challenged And Human

I recently was invited to write a post about a TED talk by Aimee Mullins , a double-amputee who has received world-wide acclaim as an athlete, actress, model, inspirational speaker and innovator for the physically challenged.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Jamaica Observer

Natalliah Whyte strikes gold in 200m

NATALLIAH Whyte entered the history books on Saturday night at the Nanjing Olympic Stadium when she won the women's 200m gold medal at the Second International Olympic Committee Youth Olympics to land Jamaica's first medal by a woman at the Championships.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Town Talk

NSU's Graduate N Club to honor 7 athletic greatsNSU's Graduate N Club ...

NSU's Graduate N Club to honor 7 athletic greats Olympian Kenta Bell, Ed Orgeron among seven all-time Demon greats to be inducted Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/sports/college/nsu/2014/08/24/nsus-graduate-n-club-honor-athletic-greats/14548699/ Two-time USA Track and Field Olympian Kenta Bell, along with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Kenta Bell

Watford Observer

Langford sets new national Under-20 record

It's been a landmark day for Kyle Langford after the Watford athlete raced against one of the world's biggest stars of track and field and broke a long-standing UK record in the process.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

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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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