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3 hrs ago | Observer & Eccentric

Pallett wins three medals at AAU Junior Olympics

The 11-year-old earned three medals in her age group this summer at the AAU Junior Olympics in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

US Olympic runner Alysia Montano gives birth to baby girl two...

'Spare the lives of the remaining hostages. Like Jim they are innocents': Brave mother of beheaded American journalist calls on ISIS to cease killing as she pays tribute to her 'extraordinary son' College drop-out, 20, found guilty of strangling to death actress, 19, with a climbing rope as her parents slept in the same home unaware of the attack ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Lottery paying off, but Europe is no longer an athletics powerhouse

It's the biggest demonstration to date that Lottery investment is paying off. Though merely at continental level, it overshadows the 2012 Olympic medal haul which prompted the resignation of UK performance director Charles van Commenee.

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6 hrs ago | The Bugle

Aftershock runners give back to community

By Chris Hyland Special to The Camp Verde Bugle Aftershock Distance Running Club Coach Micah Swenson wants his athletes to learn more than running techniques under his direction.

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6 hrs ago | Verde Independent

Aftershock runners give back to community

By Chris Hyland Special to The Verde Independent Aftershock Distance Running Club Coach Micah Swenson wants his athletes to learn more than running techniques under his direction.

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10 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Southern's track coach accepts position at Georgia

Southern University head track and field coach Brian Johnson has accepted a position as the assistant track coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Georgia.

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13 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

HS GametimeTRACK and Field: Two locals in Sdsu recruiting class

San Diego State announced its track and field recruiting class for the 2014 season, and Murrieta Valley graduate Jelena McNown and Corona Santiago graduate Lily Seynaeve are part of the class.

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14 hrs ago | The News Journal

Dan Feeney goes distance to boost Olympic dreamDan Feeney goes...

Dan Feeney goes distance to boost Olympic dream Triathlete, a Salesianum graduate, hopes to make US team in 2016.

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14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Athletics: McCartney wins bronze with record-breaking vault

Last month, the Takapuna Grammar School senior student and prefect picked up a rare medal for New Zealand at the world junior track and field championship in Oregon, United States.

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15 hrs ago | NJ.com

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High graduate Renaldo Nehemiah became first man ...

Thirty-three years ago today, track and field legend Renaldo Nehemiah, who graduated from Scotch Plains-Fanwood High school and the University of Maryland, became the first man to ever break the 13 second barrier in the 110-meter hurdles.

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18 hrs ago | Bull Run

Mac Espn Press Conference Live Thread

At 9:30 the MAC and ESPN will be holding a joint press conference to announce the 10 year extension of the television deal between the new entities.

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22 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Merced's Cuestas brothers, Atwater's Porath to be inducted into section Hall of Fame

"The hardest thing was following my brother," Adam said. "He won a high school state championship.

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Yesterday | WRIC-TV Richmond

Latest Virginia sports

Adam LaRoche hit a game-winning solo home run with two outs in the 11th inning to help the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Monday night for their seventh straight win.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

Ex-Giants RB David Wilson to train in triple jump

Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear... An unarmed 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by police has sparked a week of protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to his right ... (more)

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The Washington Post

Ex-New York Giants running back David Wilson sets sights on winning Olympic gold in the triple jump

David Wilson has traded his dream of winning a Super Bowl ring in for one that involves an Olympic medal instead.

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Switched

Jim Jeffords, Former U.S. Senator, Dies At Age 80

The former U.S. senator from Vermont who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent has died.

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UPI

Almanac for Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo. They include Virginia Dare, first English settler born in the American colonies, in 1587; Italian composer Antonio Salieri in 1750; explorer Meriwether Lewis in 1774; Chicago department store founder Marshall Field in 1834; songwriter Otto Harbach in 1873; cosmetics businessman Max Factor in 1904; ... (more)

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Soccer America

World's Fastest Person Shows off Soccer Skills

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt , winner of six Olympic gold medals and avid soccer fan, played some soccer volleyball while on vacation in Rio de Janeiro and did not disappoint.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

RTE.ie

Robinson vows to learn from medal near-miss

Despite finishing in a heartbreaking fourth place, Paul Robinson says he will build on his 1500m final performance at the European Track and Field Championships in Zurich.

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Cleveland Daily Banner

Southeast District Senior Olympics slated Sept. 25 through Oct. 4

Senior athletes of all ages and skill levels across the state are already gearing up for the 2014 Southeast Tennessee Senior Olympics district games.

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Olympic Medal Count

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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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