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2 hrs ago | The Times

Locals eye Junior Olympic crowns

Humble, Texas, might be four hours away, but for a group of local track athletes, it will be like competing in their own backyard.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Louisiana High School Sports, High School Sports

5 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser

Pavey aiming for place in record books in Hampshire

Trailblazing Jo Pavey will be aiming for a place in the record books when she bids to complete a hat-trick of victories in Hampshire later this year.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Jo, Sports, Olympics

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Island Packet

2014 All-Area Girls Track and Field: Beaufort High pole vaulter...

Only a sophomore, the Beaufort High School pole vaulter won the Class 4-A state championship for the Eagles after placing fourth as a freshman.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, High School Sports, South Carolina High School Sports

ReporterHerald.com

Mountain View's Shane Lindsay to compete in Junior Olympics

Shane Lindsay, an incoming freshman at Mountain View High School, poses for a photo at the MVHS track.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Daily Herald

Bolingbrook Residents Qualify for 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games

Arianna Burkes of Bolingbrook, IL qualified for the 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Nationals in Des Moines, Iowa scheduled for July 26 - August 2 for Track and Field.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Southern Miss names Jon Stuart head track and field/cross country coach

Southern Miss Director of Athletics Bill McGillis announced Monday afternoon the hiring of Jon Stuart as the school's Head Men's and Women's Track and Field/Cross Country Coach.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, NCAA Women's Basketball, Georgia Bulldogs Women's Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Georgia NCAA, Phillip Adams

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Hometown girl takes triple gold at the track

Madison Heisterman, middle, ascends the podium Saturday at Rotary Bowl stadium as the gold-medal winner in the 800-metre race at the B.C. Summer Games.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

The Newberg Graphic

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In response to high temperatures, organizers at the Special Olympics Summer State Games shortened activities on Saturday, but that seemed to have little effect on the more than 2,000 athletes and coaches, who jumped feet first into competition in track and field, golf, softball and bocce.

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

This is Wiltshire

Modern Pentathlon champion spurs on Chippenham students

The 28-year-old Team GB Olympian, who trains in Bath, gave an inspirational talk on how perseverance was the key quality that helped her overcome setbacks and, in Rome in 2012, win the world title in the event that comprises pistol shooting, fencing, swimming, horseriding and running.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Yahoo!

Bolt, Farah headline stellar track line-up

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt and middle-distance king Mo Farah will headline a stellar track and field line-up at the Commonwealth Games, which start in Glasgow on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Mo Farah

Sydney Morning Herald

Sevens to chase NRL, AFL stars

Golden opportunity: Israel Folau would be high on the list of targets for the ARU's quest for Olympic gold.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

Hopewell News

Prince George's John Warren Earns Gatorade Honors

Earlier this year, Prince George High School track and field senior standout John Warren impressed his family, friends, coaches and community by winning his third consecutive triple jump state title and leaping forward to grab a national title during the New Balance Nationals Outdoors championship in the spring.

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

St. Cloud Times

St. Cloud YMCA director embraces active running lifestyleSt. Cloud...

St. Cloud YMCA director embraces active running lifestyle Activities include a 100-meter dash, a 1-mile run, relays and more.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Paducah's Freeman aims at AAU's Junior Olympics

Among the many young athletes from across the nation competing in the upcoming AAU Junior Olympic Games is a Paducah Middle School student who finished fourth in the nation in the 100-meter dash in last year's games.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

WNYC-AM New York

Why An African-American Sports Pioneer Remains Obscure

"To come back home to your own country, your own state and your own city, and you can't get a handshake from the mayor? ... Wasn't a good feeling."

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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Ohio.com

Munroe Falls resident Robert Brosch wins bowling gold medal at Special Olympics 2014 USA Games

Brosch's bowling career reached its pinnacle in June when he won two medals at the Special Olympics 2014 USA Games in New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Swimming

The Daily Record

Commonwealth Games 2014: How Canadian sports reporter's idea has ...

Commonwealth Games 2014: How Canadian sports reporter's idea has grown to become the biggest sports spectacular Glasgow has ever seen THE slogan says that People Make Glasgow but it will also be the world stars of sport that will help make these Commonwealth Games the best in history.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Usain Bolt, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Mo Farah

Sporting News

U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin has world-best run in Monaco meet

Justin Gatlin continued his excellent form this season with a world-best time in 200 meters at Friday's Diamond League track and field meet in Monaco.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Lashawn Merritt, Allyson Felix, Tyson Gay, Fabiana Murer, Veronica Campbell-Brown

The Oregonian

Team USA will have an uphill fight at the IAAF World Junior Championships; Oregon track &...

Mary Cain is projected to finish second in the women's 3,000 at the IAAF World Junior Track & Field Championships.

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

The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: The 'Weirwolf' can't wait to hear the...

THE wheelchair racer, who won four gold medals at the Olympics two summers ago, was urged by a Glasgow taxi driver last weekend to brace himself for the volume inside Hampden Park when he bids for a first Commonwealth title.

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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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