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1 hr ago | IHigh

Xavier Track And Field Competes Against Top Tier Teams Out West

This weekend the Xavier track and field teams participated in the Mt. SAC Relays at Mt.

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4 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Greater Clevelanders, whatever their religious views, should be welcoming of Gay Games: editorial

It's certainly their prerogative to do so. But Cleveland, and Akron, where many of the events will be held, need and want to show a friendly face.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Oredigger

Mt. SAC Relays 2014

Members of the Mines track and field squad departed for Mt. San Antonio College this past weekend for the Mt.

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Sun-Star

Chiongbian starts training

ONE OF Cebu's most promising triathletes, Justin Chiongbian, will be bound for Portugal this Wednesday to prepare for the 2014 Burabay ITU Triathlon Asian Youth Olympic Games qualifier and Burabay ASTC Triathlon Junior Asian Championships on June 1, 2014 in Kazakhstan.

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Clarksville Online

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for April 20th, 2014

The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

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The Wichita Eagle

KU track coach intercepts hurdlera s football idea

But more than two years ago, he had another position in mind: Defensive back. Before Stigler, a Kansas hurdler, arrived on campus in 2011, he drew up a master plan.

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Kansas' Stigler, who blazed through the hurdles at KU Relays, has designs on the Olympics

Authorities are searching for a middleman who is believed to have purchased guns for F. Glenn Miller Jr., the avowed anti-Semite accused of killing three people outside Jewish facilities last weekend.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Missouri High School Football, High School Football, Sports

The Capital-Journal

With gold medal comes expectations for KU's Diamond Dixon

Kansas's Diamond Dixon, the gold medal winner in the 4x400 meter relay at the 2012 Summer Olympics, talks to the media about the wind being her Kryptonite after finishing second in the Women's 400 meter dash at the Kansas Relays, Saturday afternoon.

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Samoa News

Eyes on London: London's...

Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: Over 5,000 tons of sand were trucked to London to construct the beach volleyball courts.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Beach Volleyball, Olympic Volleyball, Ben Pipes

The New Zealand Herald

Second comings are nothing new for sport's gods

Easter Sunday is remembered for one story above all others. In deference to the occasion, Andrew Alderson looks at 12 apostles who have attempted a sporting resurrection of sorts.

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AlertNet

Working Women Increase GDP; Female Vets Face Strain

Subhead: Women's wages have dramatically increased the U.S. gross domestic product over the past three decades by the trillions.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Jeffrey Marx, Carl Lewis and foundation on a mission to spread word about organ donation

Pultizer prize-winning writer Jeffrey Marx received a crash course on issues surrounding organ donation 25 years ago in a San Francisco hospital hallway.

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Statesboro Herald

The kid with the Mohawk'

Placing fourth overall at the recent Baxley Tree Trek, Mason "Mohawk" Smith, who hopes to one day compete in the Olympics, is an avid runner and holds the most state records in the Georgia state road records book.

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FansShare

Will Allison Stokke become the next athlete/model US sensation?

However, that is not why she has become an internet celebrity whose pictures are among the most browsed pictures.

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The Times of Israel

Running legend Joyner-Kersee trains with Palestinian women

Dozens of Palestinian girls and women, most of them newcomers to the world of running, got a lesson in the basics Thursday from a track and field great - three-time Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee.

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Durant Daily Democrat

Mothers of disabled work toward future

When four mothers found lifetime opportunities for their intellectually challenged children limited they decided to take matters into their own hands and work toward making their future more than depending on strangers or government programs to take care of them.

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Houston Chronicle

Legendary UH coach Tom Tellez recuperating after car accident

HOUCHRON CAPTION : Longtime University of Houston track and field coach Tom Tellez, left, who announced his retirement recently, gives a warm welcome to former Cougars athlete Leroy Burrell, who was introduced as Tellez's successor Wednesday.

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Examiner.com

Salaries women can earn playing professional sports in 2014

The following is a list of salaries women can earn playing professional sports in 2014.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Serena Williams, Sports, Maria Sharapova, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Tennis

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Fijilive

Export only quality ginger, growers urged

Ginger growers in the country are urged to be mindful about the quality, consistency and volume when they prepare to export their first batch of fresh ginger to Australia.

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The Fairfield Ledger

The Fairfield adult Special Olympics team competed Saturday at the...

The Fairfield adult Special Olympics team competed Saturday at the Special Olympics Spring Games Track and Field Tournament at William Penn University in Oskaloosa.

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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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