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  1. New NSC director open to new ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Star Online

    PETALING JAYA: Ahmad Shapawi Ismail, the new director-general of the National Sports Council , is open to the idea of letting the national sports associations run their own programmes. Shapawi was named by the Youth and Sports Ministry to helm the NSC for two years on Thursday.


  2. Sports Briefs 12-21-14Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Cincinnati basketball coach Mick Cronin has an aneurysm and will be sidelined indefinitely while doctors decide how to treat it.


  3. Palmeiras close to signing ex-Bayern Munich midfielderRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Rio de Janeiro, Dec 21 - Former Real Madrid and Bayern Munich midfielder Ze Roberto has revealed he is in talks to join Brazil's Palmeiras. The 40-year-old will meet with Palmerias officials in the coming days after returning from a short holiday with his family in Germany Saturday, reports Xinhua.


  4. Brazilians celebrate surfer Medina's winRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Rio de Janeiro, Dec 21 - Gabriel Medina earned the type of hero status usually reserved for Brazilian footballers after becoming the country's first surfing world champion. The 20-year-old clinched the title ahead of Australia's Mick Fanning by taking second place at the season-ending Pipe Masters in Hawaii Saturday, reports Xinhua.


  5. Celebrating Christmas 2014 in Rio de JaneiroRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Rio Times

    Sandy beaches and caipirinhas may take the place of the snow and eggnog that those from the Northern Hemisphere are accustomed to during the holiday season, but getting together with family, eating meals and exchanging gifts are some of the traditions that are similar in Rio de Janerio. The 19th Bradesco Seguros Christmas Tree lighting took place on Saturday, November 29th.


  6. Belcher, Ryan sailing triumph in RioRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Australia's superstar 470 crew of Mat Belcher and Will Ryan have signed off a triumphant sailing year with another big regatta victory on the Olympic waters off Rio de Janeiro. The 470-class world champions only needed a second placing in Saturday's medal race to clinch the title on Rio's Guanabara Bay, having overcome a slow start to the 80-crew Copa Brasil de Vela to claim five consecutive race wins.


  7. Saunders: Curbing missions and emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | RecordNET

    I have a theory as to why Americans don't worry all that much about global warming: High-profile purveyors of climate change don't push for reductions in greenhouse gases so much as focus on berating people who do not agree with their opinions. They call themselves champions of "the science" yet focus on ideology more than tangible results.


  8. Farris lifts Spirits with Coats for a CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Two-time Olympic weight-lifter Kendrick Farris helped organize the first "Coats for a Cause" event at Valencia Park Community Center. The 2008 and 2012 Olympic qualifier is taking time to help send the message that the season for giving can extend beyond what most people think of as the "holiday season" "It's the first annual coat drive and it is the season of giving but I want people to know it lasts longer than a season," said Farris.


  9. Part One: Should MoMA Tout Tactical Urbanism(s) as a Solution to Uneven Growth?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Planetizen

    In Santiago, Chile, a group of people used plastic cups, shipping pallets, and paint to transform a lifeless parking lot into a vibrant public space while construction of an underground metro line limited surface-level access for cars. Over in Christchurch, New Zealand, countless numbers of citizens have developed more than 200 temporary " adaptive urbanism " projects that have helped heal and bring life back to their earth-quaked city.


  10. Report: 594 LGBT people murdered in Americas during 15-month periodRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    LGBT rights advocates protest outside the Jamaican Embassy in D.C. in August 2013. A report the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights released this week indicates nearly 600 LGBT people were killed in the Western Hemisphere between Jan. 1, 2013, and March 31 of this year.


  11. White Lion Euthanized At Cincinnati ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Switched

    An aging white lion given to the Cincinnati Zoo by performers Seigfried & Roy had to be euthanized because of age-related health issues. The zoo says Future - one of two male African white lions loaned permanently by Siegfried and Roy in 1998 - was put down Thursday.


  12. Jose Aldo: MMA fighters practically pay to fightRead the original story

    20 hrs ago |

    Coming off an epic five-round title defense against Chad Mendes in the main event of UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro in October, Aldo host a Q&A before the official UFC Fight Night 58 weigh-ins in Barueri, Brazil, and once again asked for better salaries for MMA fighters. When asked about the money UFC and other MMA promotions pay their athletes in comparison to what the likes of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao make in boxing, Aldo said MMA organizations don't pay enough.


  13. Hunt heats up for Smith's 'helpers'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    An Auckland Prison officer has been suspended, a clinical psychologist has taken leave and two senior officers from Spring Hill Corrections Facility have been reprimanded as the Department of Corrections seeks answers on how convicted murderer and paedophile Phillip Smith was able to flee the country. The Herald on Sunday can reveal the Auckland Prison officer is being investigated for allegedly supplying Smith a mobile phone and helping him secure a passport.


  14. Rio Mayor Dismisses Concerns About Olympics PreparationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Skift

    The Brazilian government proved its aptitude for pulling together a global event during the World Cup, which should keep critics at bay until just weeks before the games. South America's first games will cost an estimated 37.6 billion reais , with 57 percent of the price being met by the private sector, Paes said as he presented the end-of-year budget at the under-construction Olympic Park.


  15. Guest Opinion: A year in BrazilRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... with a different language. Last year as a sophomore, I decided to live for a year with my dad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I continued my studies at the American School of Rio de Janeiro, which is almost the same as Palo Alto High School. During my ...


  16. Video: I'm really happy with my choice to play for Ireland at the Olympics - Rory McIlroyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    It's been quite a year for Rory McIlroy but he has an eye on the future and representing Ireland at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Major glory at Hoylake and Valhalla and reclaiming the world number one spot has made 2014 a year to remember for the Northern Irishman.


  17. Fruits of their labourRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    Liyanleth Carrillo 25 Born: La Victoria, Venezuela Education: Business studies at Simn Bolivar University Ayaz Shah 30 Born: Copenhagen, Denmark Education: Media After meeting in a Caracas caf three years ago, Ayaz Shah from Denmark and Liyanleth Carrillo from Venezuela wed and started their married life in Liyanleth's homeland. But following a violent robbery at home, within a week the young couple had upped sticks to Buenos Aires.


  18. Michael Phelps speaks to the media after his hearing. Photo: AFPRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps has avoided jail time after a judge placed him on probation for pleading guilty to a drink-driving charge for the second time in 10 years. The punishment came with a warning.


  19. ASP World Tour 2014: Aussie Julian Wilson Wins 2014 Pipe Masters Final In HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | International Business Times

    Wilson scored 19.63 in the last run edging the Brazilian's 19.20 in the exciting final face-off between the worlds' top surfers in the Association of Surfing Professionals World Tour event held in Oahu, Hawaii, United States. Julian Wilson of Australia surfs during the men's Association of Surfing Professionals Billabong Rio Pro championship at Barra da Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro May 15, 2012.


  20. The WilliesFROM the Slasher Himself, a Few Words About ViolenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    In the past couple of weeks, the pettiness - bordering on anti-Americanism - of the right-wingers has been a sight to behold. We know that President Barack Obama is inexplicably despised by a small but noisy segment of the American people.