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  1. French Open badminton to kick off in Paris without Lin Dan, Lee Chong WeiRead the original story

    8 min ago | Xinhuanet

    French Open badminton will be unveiled here on Tuesday at the 3,900-seat Pierre de Coubertin Stadium while the most mouth-watering duo Lin Dan and Lee Chong pulled out earlier last week. The Chinese superstar Lin, as known as "Super Dan", withdrew from his second round match-up with the local favorite Jan O Jorgensen last Thursday at Denmark Open due to a sore knee, while the Malaysian Lee announced to skip even before the Dane event kicked off.

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  2. Reporting: PakistanTORTURE of American Man Exposes Pakistani Schisms on BaluchistanRead the original story

    11 min ago | American Reporter

    If you don't know what I'm talking about, then you aren't one of the many people walking around red-eyed and yawning because they've been up until 1 a.m. every night watching the Olympics. If you do know what I'm saying, then it's because we enjoyed a close-up of those beautiful eyes as Shawn awaited her turn to step onto the platform and receive a gold medal for doing something that, until now, I would have thought was physically impossible: stand on a narrow padded strip of wood and do somersaults backwards.

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  3. World Cup Qualifier: USA book semis ticket with smashing win vs. HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Fox Sports

    All the United States women's national team needs is one more win to secure its place at the 2015 Women's World Cup, following the 6-0 destruction of Haiti in their final group stage game in the qualifying tournament here on Monday night. With the win, the Americans took all nine points on offer and booked a place in Friday's semifinals in Philadelphia.

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  4. Lakers Waive Keith Appling, Jeremy TylerRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | CBS Local

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  5. Distraction, injury no problem for Serena Read the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | SFGate

    A new venue, an injury-hit preparation and insults from a top sports official - none of it could stop Serena Williams ' winning streak at the WTA Finals. The three-time defending champion made it 16 straight wins at the season-ending championships by beating Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-4 in Monday's tournament opener, shaking off the injuries that forced her out of her previous two tournaments and the off-court distraction of disparaging comments about her from Russian tennis official Shamil Tarpischev .

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  6. Legendary USC swim coach Peter Daland diesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Peter Daland, a legendary coaching figure in swimming and winner of NCAA titles at USC, died Monday morning in Thousand Oaks of Alzheimer's disease. He was 93. Daland coached the USC men's swim team from 1958-92 and coached an array of world-class swimmers, including four-time Olympic gold medalist John Naber.

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  7. British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Independent

    Cahal Milmo is the chief reporter of The Independent and has been with the paper since 2000. He was born in London and previously worked at the Press Association news agency.

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  8. Serena Williams appalled at 'sexist' remark by Russian Tennis FederationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    The New York Times reported yesterday that Serena Williams spoke out against the male chauvinistic-like remark that Shamil Tarpischev, the president of the the Russian Tennis Federation, said during a talk show last week. Tarpischev referred to the Williams sisters as "the Williams brothers."

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  9. Xabi Alonso doesn't see Arsenal, Manchester City or Liverpool as Champions League contendersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business News

    The 32-year-old won the European competition at Real Madrid last season but completed a move to Bundesliga champions Bayern this summer. And speaking ahead of his side's clash with Roma tomorrow, the only English side Alonso named when he listed five potential winners of the competition were Chelsea.

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  10. Amgen Tour of California will feature finish from L.A. Live to PasadenaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Press-Telegram

    The Amgen Tour of California bicycle race will have four finishes in Southern California and will include a finale race that will wind from L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles to a finish in Pasadena on May 17. The 10th annual event, the largest professional cycling race in North America, will finish at four Southern California sites. In addition, the event has expanded its women's race from one day to four and will feature a stage in Southern California for the first time.

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  11. Chargers Exposed In Loss To Chiefs, Head To DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

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  12. Kibblewhite shows his incredible hulkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Palmerston North's Aaron Kibblewhite will be one of the more physical bodybuilders on stage at the national championships in Palmerston North this weekend. Now 41, he is a hulky 107kg bodybuilder on a 1.83-metre frame who can't wait to compete at the National Amateur Body Builders' Association nationals in The Regent on Broadway on Saturday.

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  13. Serena Williams Fires Back At Russian Official Over 'Sexist and Racist' RemarksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | International Business Times

    With how the world captures everything these days from social media to cellular phones, everyone must be cautious of what to say especially in front of live television. This is the lesson learned by Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev when he described Serena and Venus Williams as the "Williams brothers" during a live television chat show.

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  14. 2nd Asian Para Games: Bowlers bag surprise bronzeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    TODAY reports: Tay Leong Hock and Anuar Bin Saaid delivered a second bronze medal for Singapore at the ongoing Incheon Asian Para Games with a combined score of 1582 in the bowling men's doubles . Tay and Anuar won Singapore's second bronze with a score of 1582 in the men's doubles.

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  15. Federer can still catch Djokovic and finish year with No. 1 rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Roger Federer, 33, can still become the oldest year-end No. 1 in history and help Switzerland claim its first Davis Cup.

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  16. Some Columbus Marathon runners beat their medal to the finish lineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Our Ohio State headlines email newsletter delivers Buckeyes athletics news from The Dispatch . Sent weekday mornings and Saturday game days during football season.

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  17. Election 2014: Grant Ward seeking fifth term on Langley Township councilRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Langley Times

    Grant Ward is seeking re-election to Langley Township council. He says he has been "honoured and proud to serve Langley Township as a dedicated public servant for the past 12 years" and he wants to continue that service.

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  18. Commonwealth Silver Medallist at NZ's Largest Cycling EventRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Scoop

    The Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge is pleased to announce that Commonwealth Games medallist, Sam Gaze, who took out silver in the Men's Mountain Bike at the recent Glasgow Commonwealth Games, will be one of the riders taking on this year's Contact Huka XL elite MTB race on Saturday the 29th of November. Sam will be looking to back up not only his recent Commonwealth Games success, but will also be hunting back to back wins in the 85km Contact Huka XL, having taken out last year's race in a time of 3:48:51.

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  19. Nelson/Tasman: Taste the top o' the southRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Nelson is host to a bike path that meanders through beautiful countryside and stops at top food producers, finds Catherine Smith. I'd been in Nelson a year or two ago when the first sections of the trail, part of the Nga Haerenga National Cycle Trail were just opening up.

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  20. Cycling for a causeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    John Garza has been involved in endurance events to support good causes since 2008, when his daughter Marie died of leukemia. After Marie's passing John found peace in cycling which helped him cope with her loss.

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