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'Awesome' Aussies smashing records already

COMMONWEALTH GAMES DAY 1: A YOUNG Aussie cyclist has been hailed by Sir Chris Hoy after burning up his velodrome in Glasgow.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Chris Hoy, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Summer Olympics, Shane Perkins, Usain Bolt, Olympic Athletics, Anna Meares

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Searching for medals and a kilt of course

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, smiles as she takes her position for the opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, yesterday.


Related Topix: Chris Hoy

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad Special Olympians reflect on National games in NJ

Heather Robertson and James Munoz embraced the opportunity to travel to Princeton, N.J. for the 2014 National Special Olympics games last month.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

CBS Local

16 Smoking Hot Female Athletes You Should Follow On Instagram

Instagram is a terrific resource to discover what your favorite athletes are doing during their off-season.


Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Serena Williams, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Allyson Felix, Olympic Athletics

Olympic gold medalist Rod Milburn is No. 27 on Louisiana's all-time top 51 athletes list

Rodney "Rod" Milburn of the United States, front, wins the gold medal in the 110 meters final of the Summer Olympic Games hurdles event on Thursday, September 7, 1972 at the Olympic Stadium in Munich, Germany.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

Mo blow to Games as Farah pulls out

WHO knew? Before he was a Hollywood heart-throb, English actor Jason Statham used to be a professional diver.


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


Friends and family mourn Seaside football player killed in drive-by shooting

An inspiration to everyone who knew him. That's what mourners are saying about the senseless killing of a beloved young man from Seaside with no known gang ties.


Related Topix: High School Football, California High School Football, Summer Olympic

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Bolt says his best is yet to come

Six-times Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and his coach Glen Mills believe the Jamaican sprinter can run even faster as he targets the 2015 world championships and the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.


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

Sedalia Democrat

Sedalia Speed heading to Junior Olympics8:47 pm | 0

Five members of the Sedalia Speed track team will compete in the AAU Junior Olympics starting Monday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Langley Advance

Langley athlete sprints to four golds at BC Summer Games

Michael Savage Jr. was a big winner in Special Olympics track running events during last weekend's BC Summer Games in Nanaimo.


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

Reason Magazine

Stop Segregating Sports by Gender

Catanzaro, who stands 5 feet 0 inches tall and weighs 100 pounds after a big lunch, did what none of those outstanding athletes could.


Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Women's Boxing, Summer Olympic, Olympic Bobsled, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Lauryn Williams, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics, US News, US Politics

Arkansas Online

Arkansas track athletes getting their due

If this were an Olympic or world track and field championship year, Arkansas Razorbacks Jarrion Lawson and Sandi Morris would be representing the United States in front of the world and adding to honors they have already established before the plaza project is completed in the fall just outside John McDonnell Field.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Competitor Magazine

World Juniors In Eugene A Big Win For IAAF, Lananna

The last time an IAAF World Championships was held in the United States, Boyz II Men and Sir Mix-a-Lot topped the Billboard charts, Shaquille O'Neal was the NBA rookie of the year, and "Home Alone 2" had just been released in theaters.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Daily Herald

Ottoville's Baker heads to AAU Junior Olympic Games

Near the end of the junior high track season, Ottoville coach Shawn Knodell handed eighth-grade hurdler Elyse Baker a piece of paper.


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

Alamogordo Daily News

Run Then Wine Marathon to be 2016 Olympic Qualifier

LAS CRUCES >> The Run Then Wine Marathon has now become a certified qualifier for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon


Athletics - Bolt chides doping officials over Tyson Gay ban

Usain Bolt believes anti-doping officials have sent a "bad message to the sport", after American sprinter Tyson Gay received only a one-year ban following a positive test for an anabolic steroid.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Tyson Gay, Summer Olympics, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt

Dame Kelly Holmes: Commonwealth Games are essential stepping stone to Olympic success

Great Britain's double Athens 2004 champion adamant her success in Manchester two years before was absolutely vital in her development A pedestrian bridge collapsed, injuring tens of people.


Related Topix: Sports

Silicon Alley Insider

The New Yorker Is Temporarily Making All Of Its Archives Free; Here...

In honor of their revamped online presence, the magazine has made their archive free to the public for the remainder of the summer.


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

The New Zealand Herald

Commonwealth Games: Injury keeps English gold medal prospect out

A devastated Katarina Johnson-Thompson was yesterday forced to pull out of the Commonwealth Games just two days before the start in order to avoid inflicting potentially long-term damage to her fledgling career.


Related Topix: Sports, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jessica Ennis, Brianne Theisen, Louise Hazel

Oregon's Greatest Athlete: Round of 64 Day 2

Today, readers continue voting in our quest to name Oregon's Greatest Athlete of All Time.


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


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