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  1. Sam Allardyce: This is my biggest frustration as West Ham bossRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Business News

    West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce says he is most irked as a manager by the fact his side cannot regularly compete with - and beat - the big sides in the Premier League , according to Sport Magazine . Allardyce, 60, has recently seen his team undergo a series of games without a win in all competitions, with what looked like a very promising season indeed turning into a somewhat mediocre one - West Ham currently sit 10th in the top flight.

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  2. Peter Lawwell singles out the biggest problem facing Celtic as a clubRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Business News

    Peter Lawwell feels the restriction of playing in a country with only five million people is the biggest problem facing Celtic as a club at present, according to the Scotsman . The Bhoys chief executive was discussing any potential move to England for his side, something he says was a distinct possibility in the past.

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  3. Ai Weiwei's 'Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads" to Open on National...Read the original story

    6 min ago | PRWeb

    Ai Weiwei's renowned "Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads" featuring twelve monumental bronze animal heads from the ancient Chinese zodiac by the acclaimed artist/activist will open in Jackson, WY on May 9, 2015 at the National Museum of Wildlife Art. The installation on the Jackson Hole-based museum's outdoor art venue, the Sculpture Trail, represents the first showing of the "Zodiac Heads: Bronze" series in a mountain setting, making Jackson Hole the fifteenth worldwide venue to present the Bronze series on its internationally touring exhibition.

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  4. Morning Rundown: MJ streak safe; Cadillac round for HolmesRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | US News & World Report

    J.B. Holmes is four strokes better than the field going into Friday's second round at the Cadillac Championship, shooting a 10-under 62 that tied the tournament record in Doral, Florida. The Atlanta Hawks are safe atop the Eastern Conference, 10 1-2 games ahead of LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers, who have won 8 of 11 and head to Atlanta to see how they match up against the NBA's top team.

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  5. 98 touches, 76 passes: Is 24-year-old star now Liverpool's most important player?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business News

    Against the Clarets, the 24-year-old yet again showed Reds fans what he is all about with a dynamic, authoritative performance. And it wasn't the first time this season, either.

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  6. Morning Rundown: MJ streak safe; Cadillac rou...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

    J.B. Holmes is four strokes better than the field going into Friday's second round at the Cadillac Championship, shooting a 10-under 62 that tied the tournament record in Doral, Florida. The Atlanta Hawks are safe atop the Eastern Conference, 10 1-2 games ahead of LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers, who have won 8 of 11 and head to Atlanta to see how they match up against the NBA's top team.

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  7. Your Top Plays for TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this combination of file photos, Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, prepares to spar at a gym in east London on May 22, 2009, and Manny Pacquiao, right, of the Philippines, weighs in for the junior welterweight boxing match against British boxer Ricky Hatton, May 1, 2009, in Las Vegas. Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do - beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring.

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  8. Arnold Sports Festival 2015: Daily Results, Highlights and Twitter ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | BleacherReport

    A diverse medley of sports disciplines are on display, featuring many Olympic events and bodybuilding, headlined by the Arnold Classic. A champion will be crowned for that particular event following the two days of competition on Friday and Saturday at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

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  9. Lin Dan reaches last eight at All EnglandRead the original story

    13 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Five times champion Lin Dan of China fought off a tenacious challenge from compatriot Tian Houwei to reach the men's singles last eight at the All England Open Badminton Championships here. The two-time Olympic champion and five times World Champion beat the 23-year-old Tian 21-15, 21-19 at the Barclaycard Arena on Thursday, reports Xinhua.

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  10. Michael Phelps could be reinstated for World ChampionshipsRead the original story

    14 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Eighteen times Olympic champion Michael Phelps may be given a chance to compete at the World Championships this summer in Russia after his six-month ban from competition ends in April. USA Swimming is considering if Phelps can be allowed to participate in the meet, reports Xinhua.

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  11. Tokyo Olympics: Security staff, traffic controls pose challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Asia News Network

    About 18 months after Tokyo was chosen to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, the organising committee and other organisations are facing a number of unexpected problems that could endanger the smooth implementation of the Games. Problems include the urgent need to secure enough security personnel and difficulties anticipating what kind of traffic controls should be enforced during the Games.

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  12. Norfolk's new focus on getting young people fit and healthyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Evening News

    A vision to drive down obesity and get young people active and healthy in Norfolk has been unveiled. Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Wire As obesity becomes a growing problem and time spent exercising dips, ROSA MCMAHON reports on a new strategy to tackle the trend.

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  13. Special Olympics to host swimming galaRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Redditch Standard

    Tomorrow will see 13 teams - including one from the borough, across the West Midlands and others from Bristol and Natwich in Cheshire, go head-to-head for glory at the Abbey Stadium pool. The first race starts at 1.50pm and there will be 84 heats including freestyle swims of between 25m and 200m, backstroke and butterfly of 25m and 50m, relays and a 100m individual medley.

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  14. Davis Cup draws plaudits, brickbatsRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | The Age

    After Roger Federer extended to 20-17 his career advantage over Novak Djokovic in the recent Dubai final, the world's top two players went very separate ways: Federer for a break; Djokovic to the central Serbian city of Kraljevo, to prepare for national duty against Croatia. Davis Cup time equals divergent paths.

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  15. Azerbaijan perfectly copes with organizing and holding first European GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Today.Az

    Of course, Azerbaijan has perfectly coped with organizing and holding such a great sporting event as the First European Games, Jacob Wischnia, President of the EU Technical Committee for Men's Artistic Gymnastics told Trend March 5. "Azerbaijan has successfully coped with the organization of the Open Joint Azerbaijan Championships in Gymnastics Disciplines despite it is very hard to organize such a big event with six disciplines at one time," he said. "The Open Joint Azerbaijan Championships in Gymnastics Disciplines is the test championship on the eve of the First European Games."

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  16. Eurogames 2015 in Baku to be held perfectly - " technical committee presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Today.Az

    The Open Joint Azerbaijan Championships in Gymnastics Disciplines have been organized well, Yvette Brasier, president of the European Union of Gymnastics' Technical Committee for Women's Artistic Gymnastics from France said. Brasier said she likes the championship, because it is a great opportunity to have more than one discipline at the time.

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  17. Olympic Champions Remember Santa Clara's George HainesRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Santa Clara's swimming coach George Haines is remembered by Olympic champions Lynnie Burke and Steve Clark as the greatest coacha fact supported by the fact that there are more former Santa Clara swimmers in the International Swimming Hall of Fame than from any other club in the world. Coach George Haines was the legendary coach for Santa Clara Swim Club.

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  18. Wind scuppers Jake Robertson's hopes of setting New Zealand 5000-metre record in WellingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Jake Robertson's hopes of setting a New Zealand 5000-metre record went south in the Wellington wind at Newtown Park, but the Kenyan-basked Kiwi has confidently predicted he will re-write the history books in two month's time. The men's senior middle distance event was the highlight of the opening day of the New Zealand Track and Field Championships, even after the withdrawal of Robertson's brother Zane with a calf injury.

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  19. Special Olympics athletes light up Gibson/McCook RelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jamaica Observer

    Jamaica's sprinters to the Special Olympics World Summer Games lit up proceedings inside the National Stadium with a bubbly performance in the 4x100 metre event at last weekend's Gibson/McCook Relays. The quartet of Trelawny's Keneil Rhoden, St James' Keith Ricketts and St Ann's Kayan Russell and Akeem Palmer captured the event in a time of 47.30 seconds.

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  20. Redfearn's very encouraging response when asked about futures of key Leeds quartetRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business News

    The Leeds quartet, key members of the Yorkshire side's first team despite their young age, have all impressed considerably this Championship season. Taylor has emerged as a worthy successor to Stephen Warnock at left-back, while Cook, Byram and Mowatt have all shone going forward for Redfearn's side.

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