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  1. Athletics: Ellington untroubled by under-par weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Wimbledon Guardian

    Despite having a bad day at the office in Holland last Sunday, James Ellington insists he is fully focused on his preparations for the forthcoming British Championships and World trials. The-29-year-old from Croydon failed to make any impression during his fifth place 10.34secs clocking in men's 100m at the AA Drink FBK Games IAAF World Challenge event.

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  2. Acrobatic gymnastics competition held prior to European GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Today.Az

    The competition, organized by the Education Ministry was devoted to the crucial sport event in the history of Azerbaijan and that of Europe - 2015 European Games to be scheduled for June 12-28. Some 100 gymnasts of the Baku Gymnastics School, as well as "Neftchi" sport club and the Sports School #13 took part in the competition.

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    37 min ago | This Is Somerset

    ... from 1988 and as deputy commandant of the British teams at both the Winter Olympics in Albertville and the Summer Olympics in Barcelona (both 1992). In 1977 she was instrumental in the foundation of the London Youth Games and served as a board ...

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  4. Andy Murray joined by Kyle Edmund in French Open second roundRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Business News

    If British tennis is heading ever so cautiously in the right direction, the pilot and guiding light for the foreseeable future remains the man who four years ago got lost on the Paris Metro en route to dinner with his mother. But Andy Murray might soon have for company young Kyle Edmund who late on Monday evening joined him in the second round with a rousing five-set win over the experienced Stphane Robert.

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  5. The Olympics - a dream worth chasingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Boston.com

    Billy was a University of Georgia football hero with a volunteer spirit and a deep desire to turn Atlanta into a global stage. At the time it seemed like a ridiculous idea, but there was something about the Olympics that was magic.

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  6. Brasch WordsWHEN Will Sarah Palin Discover the Constitution?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | American Reporter

    I created the Swish-Whack awards during the 2004 Athens Olympics, to shine some light on the sport of fencing, after America's Mariel Zagunis, 19, won America's first fencing gold medal in 100 years. Even back then, NBC's coverage of the Olympics was so awful, they only showed Zagunis' three points, and then skipped her medal ceremony.

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    2 hrs ago | Daily Star

    Mestalla chiefs are keen to keep the Argentine with a fee still needing to be agreed between the two clubs. The Southampton midfielder is wanted by the Gunners and north London rivals Tottenham but he is looking for Champions League football.

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  8. Intercol's growing influenceRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Foster's Fairplay sometimes asks the question, "Who is reading and enjoying this column?" To get a positive feedback from a former St George's College Sunlight Cup and Jamaica fast bowler, Roy McCatty, now resident in Florida, was indeed gratifying. Thanks to the tireless efforts of a team of collegiate administrators, the event known as the World University Games is now blessed with a prominent pride of place on the local athletics calendar.

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  9. Bolt, Powell ready for Ostrava testRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt is eager to sample the new track at the Mestsky Stadium, while Asafa Powell looks to continue his good early-season form at today's IAAF World Challenge Golden Spikes meet in Ostrava. Bolt touched down in the Czech city on the weekend and told reporters that he is looking forward to making his seventh appearance at the meet, which he first competed at as a 19- year-old in 2006.

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  10. Michael Pearlman Says: Froch is the best at moment but lacks class to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    File photo dated 31/05/2014 of Carl Froch celebrating with his belt after knocking down George Groves during the IBF and WBA World Super Middleweight Title fight at Wembley Stadium, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

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  11. Saina Nehwal begins title defence at Australia OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Sydney: She might be in red-hot form but defending champion Saina Nehwal will look to keep her guard up when she begins her campaign at the USD 750,000 Australian Open badminton tournament, which gets underway with the qualifiers, here today. A year back, Olympic bronze medallist Saina had beaten Spaniard Carolina Marin to clinch her first Super Series crown in 20 months, after coming out on top in the Denmark Open in October 2012.

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  12. French Open: First cheers, then jeers for Maria SharapovaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Fans unhappy as defending champ refuses on-court interview after 6-2, 6-4 Round 1 win over Kaia Kanepi London: Defending women's champion Maria Sharapova reached the French Open second round yesterday, but was jeered by fans after she refused to carry out a routine on-court TV interview blaming it on her voice. Russia's Maria Sharapova returns the ball to Estonia's Kaia Kanepi during the women's first round of the Roland Garros 2015 French Tennis Open in Paris.

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  13. Winnipeg's Mandy Marchak and Team Canada clinch Olympic berthRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | My Manitoba.com

    It's been a long, winding road, but Winnipeg's Mandy Marchak, a member of Canada's women's rugby sevens, will compete at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. With its historic first Cup Championship victory in Amsterdam last weekend, Rugby Canada's women's sevens officially qualified for the 2016 Rio Games.

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  14. Sydney FC's friendly with Chelsea set to break ANZ Stadium attendance recordRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Forget State Of Origin, the British and Irish Lions tour, or an NRL grand final, the new record attendance for ANZ Stadium could be set by a football friendly involving an A-League club and the current English Premier League champions. Chelsea FC's tour match in Sydney on Tuesday June 2 looks set to herald a new record attendance at the venue, after extra temporary seating was installed to accomodate an incredible surge of demand for tickets, bringing the new capacity over the benchmark crowd figure of 83,883.

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  15. YMCA Swimming: Dolphins youth team starts season on high noteRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    Montclair resident Avery Best had four top-5 finishes at the PTAC 2015 Tiger Challenge swim meet. Her times qualified her to compete in the 2015 NJ Junior Olympics Championships in each of her four events.

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  16. 2014-15 English Premier League reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    With Manchester City meekly surrendering their crown to Chelsea with three games left to play, the 2014-15 Premier League title race lacked the drama of last year's nail-biting run-in. But while the battle at the top of the table failed to meet expectations, the fight for survival went down to the wire and there were plenty of great goals and controversial calls to keep supporters of all stripes on the edge of their seats.

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  17. Gatineau boundRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    The 15-year-old gymnast will be the first from Prince Albert to compete at the Canadian Championships as she is off to Gatineau, Que. to compete in the 2015 edition.

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  18. Busche, Guarnier win second US road cycling championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Matt Busche and Megan Guarnier each won their second road national championship Monday, and earned a spot on the U.S. team for the world championships in Virginia this September. Busche, riding for Trek Factory Racing, held off Joe Dombrowski of Cannondale-Garmin in a dramatic duel through the rain to the finish line.

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  19. CIF swimming and diving: Recognizing medal winners who did not make...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    Before shifting gears to baseball, softball and track, which will be on the front-burner this week, I wanted to share some leftovers from the state swimming and diving championships that did not get into the paper Sunday. It was a great weekend for the Mercury News coverage area at the inaugural California Interscholastic Federation championships as area swimmers and divers reached the medal stand 28 times and won four championships.

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  20. Canada coach gives team tough test ahead of Women's World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Christine Sinclair, member of Canada's women's soccer team, plays against Germany in 2014. She'll be expected to lead the host squad in the 2015 Women's World Cup.

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