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    11 min ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    An American sport was transformed into a global phenomenon when Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and the rest of the NBA's best arrived in Barcelona for the 1992 Olympics. They sparked an interest in basketball that continues to impact the NBA -on and off the court.


  2. Dream Team, Barcelona Games continue to impact NBARead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Miami Herald

    At Totally Dog's Redland campus, there's a pool where timid dogs can wade and the bolder ones can jump right in. "> At Totally Dog's Redland campus, there's a pool where timid dogs can wade and the bolder ones can jump right in.


  3. Tour of Britain won't return to Devon next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | This Is North Devon

    DEVON'S cycling fans will be disappointed by the news that the Tour of Britain will not be gracing the county next year. 2015's route is being plotted to the east, meaning Devon will be missed out, though moves are already afoot to create a day or night race to fill the gap.


  4. Porter breaks Ennis-Hill's British 100m hurdles recordRead the original story w/Photo

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    Woodford Green with Essex Ladies' Tiffany Porter broke Jessica Ennis-Hill's British 100m hurdles record at the IAAF Continental Cup on Sunday Woodford Green with Essex Ladies' Tiffany Porter broke Jessica Ennis-Hill's British record in the 100m hurdles at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech on Sunday. Porter, 26, crossed the line in a time of 12.51 - enough to put her ahead of the 12.54 recorded by Ennis-Hill during the heptathlon at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.


  5. Depth and unselfish nature carry Team USARead the original story

    40 min ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A spate of late withdrawals, a serious injury to Paul George and several marquee names missing appeared to put Team USA under a cloud for the 2014 Basketball World Cup and for future international competition. Instead, a group of sharp-shooting NBA regulars were unbeaten in Spain and produced a 129-92 victory over Serbia in the final to underline the depth the U.S. have at their disposal.


  6. China table tennis coach puts heat on Olympic cham...Read the original story

    40 min ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    The head coach of China's all-conquering men's table tennis team has warned Olympic and world singles champion Zhang Jike to knuckle down at the Asian Games or risk throwing away his chance to defend his gold medal at the Rio Games. Though the 26-year-old has been virtually untouchable in singles since his 2011 world title in Rotterdam, his lackluster performances in team events have been a source of frustration for long-serving coach Liu Guoliang.


  7. Swimming team thrown in at the deep end with Olympic masterclassRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Borehamwood and Elstree Times

    Joanne Jackson and Grant Turner joined the Hertsmere Flyers swimming team, who train in The Venue in Borehamwood, to provide two training sessions. The masterclasses included a series of drills not usually done by the Flyers but as normal training for Olympic swimmers, plus a series of relays including participation by both professionals.


  8. US repeats as world champRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | The Progress-Index

    With golden confetti raining on their heads and "Party in the U.S.A" ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything. "It kind of was, again, a smack to our face, saying the U.S. was sending the B-team to go play in the World Cup," forward Kenneth Faried said.


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    59 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Bill Horschel poses with both trophies after winning the Tour Championship golf tournament and The FedEX Cup, Sunday, Sept 14, 2014, in Atlanta. Photo: John Amis, AP Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a ball to Fabio Fognini, of Italy, during the third single match of the tennis Davis Cup World Group semifinal between Switzerland and Italy, in Geneva, Switzerland, Sunday, Sept.


  10. NBL stars head for BelgiumRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sky Sports

    England's players have been dealt some tough opening draws in Leuven, starting in the women's singles where Fontaine Chapman, who will star for Birmingham Lions in next month's inaugural National Badminton League, plays qualifier Anika Dorr in Thursday's first round. A win over her German opponent will set up another meeting with Commonwealth champion Michelle Li, Canada's top seed, after losing to her 28-26 21-17 in the recent World Championships in Denmark.


  11. Still time to sign up for Haverhill's first triathlonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cambridge Evening News

    Barbara Leverett, a previous St Edmundsbury Sports Personality of the Year, is taking part in the first Haverhill triathlon - HaverTri - at the town's leisure centre in October. The athlete, who has won 13 medals competing in Olympic distance veteran triathlons, will take part alongside more than 100 others making athletics history in the town.


  12. Cavs star Kyrie Irving named MVP after leading United States to Basketball World Cup crownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    With golden confetti raining on their heads and "Party in the U.S.A" ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything.


  13. Champions returnedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Al+ Armenia

    Greco-Roman style wrestling Armenian team members Arsen Julfalakyan and Arthur Alexanyan, who became World champions in Tashkent, were solemnly welcomed in Zvartnots airport.


  14. Asian Games: Daughter of a cop, shooter Malaika Goel aims for more gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    New Delhi: A 16-year-old policeman's daughter from northern India hopes to continue shocking the sport of shooting as she targets an Asian Games medal and then takes aim at the Olympics. Fresh-faced Malaika Goel has been a passionate shooter since the age of 10, when she saw a neighbour practising, and has since been firing at targets set up at home by her father.


  15. UK firms miss out on 485 million Thames flood defence contractRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This Is London

    A A 485m, 10-year Environment Agency deal to shore up the River Thames' flood defences has ruled out bids from three UK companies as unions warn of an impending British engineering skills crisis. The three bids involving UK firms have been removed in the running for the contract which covers an area from Teddington in west London to Sheerness and Shoeburyness in Kent and Essex.


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    2 hrs ago | This Is Somerset

    Footballer David Beckham has added his voice to the campaign against Scottish independence, urging voters north of the border not to ditch a bond which was "the envy of the entire world". The ex-England captain said he was proud to have represented the UK as part of the team that secured the 2012 Olympics for London and then was "thrilled to watch us competing together against the world" at the Games.


  17. Ticket sales dragging with opening ceremony of Asian Games 2014 just days awayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | DNA India

    South Korea n fans have snapped up tickets to see high-profile athletes such as Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan at the Asian Games , but overall sales for the multi-sport event are dragging with the opening ceremony just four days away. Incheon's organising committee said on Monday that overall ticket sales had reached 18% for the 36 sports as well as the opening and closing ceremonies for the September 19 to October 4 event.


  18. India's weightlifters throw off spectre of dopingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    India's weightlifters will be looking to build on their new-found clean status at the Asian Games in Incheon after bagging 12 medals at this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. India's gold medalist Sukhen Dey competes during the men's weightlifting 56kg class at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on July 24, 2014 Indian weightlifting, dogged by rampant doping scandals in the past, appeared to turn a new leaf at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow when no positive tests were reported and they emerged as the top nation in the event.


  19. Queen urges Scots to 'think carefully'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Financial Times

    In a rare intervention into the political arena, the Queen has urged Scots to "think very carefully" before they vote in Thursday's independence referendum . Speaking after a Sunday service near her Balmoral estate in Scotland, the monarch was careful not to endorse either side but told a small group outside the church: "Well, I hope people will think very carefully about the future."


  20. Where Does 2014 Team USA Rank Among America's All-Time Best Basketball Squads?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Team USA capped off its perfect summer Sunday, treating Serbia to a 129-92 romping in the 2014 FIBA World Cup final, capturing gold in convincing fashion, leaving all talk of potential weaknesses behind. Chatter about Spain, about Kevin Durant 's and Paul George 's departures, about chemistry, about slow starts - it's gone.