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  1. Three Wolfville swimmers headed to Team Canada trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Nova News Now

    Three Acadia swimmers will be among 15 top Nova Scotia swimmers taking part in the 2015 Team Canada trials April 1-4 at the Toronto Pan-Am Centre. Swimming under the banner of the Wolfville Tritons will be Rebecca MacPherson, Luc Boudreau and Emily Halajian, according to a March 30 release from Swim Nova Scotia executive director Bette El-Hawary.


  2. Brits prepare for RK3DE invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Horsetalk

    To the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, that is - and the modern-day invaders are making a five-pronged attack on the USA's most prestigious, and only four-star, three-day-event. Sitting at the beginning of the season, the CCI4* provides the first big test for British riders in the 2015 calendar, with the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials coming just two weeks later.


  3. The staff are revolting: Queen faces ballot on payRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | The Independent

    The union said that industrial action would have a 'significant impact' on the services provided to the 1.3 million annual visitors to Windsor Castle 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.


  4. ATHLETICS: Steve Edwards defies the elements to claim another endurance recordRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    STEVE EDWARDS has become the first person on the planet to run 600 official marathon races - all of them under three and a half hours. Edwards, 52, completed the latest milestone in his extraordinary endurance running career, at the Port of Dover Marathon Festival, an event organised to raise funds for Brathay Trust.


  5. Queen's granddaughter bonds with babyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Mia Tindall is fast becoming a regular at horse racing fixtures, with her doting mum Zara Tindall taking her to high-profile events. The sweet mother-daughter duo were most recently spotted attending the Gatcombe Horse Trials over the weekend in Stroud.


  6. Wiggins to tackle Three Days of De PanneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

    Britain's world and Olympic timetrial champion Bradley Wiggins will ride for Team Sky at the Three Days of De Panne race this week. Great Britain's Bradley Wiggins rides in the pack during the fifth stage of the Paris-Nice cycling race, between Saint-Etienne and Rasteau, on March 13, 2015 Wiggins is building up for a tilt at the prestigious Paris-Roubaix Spring Classic in just under two weeks time.


  7. Tottenham round-up, Premier League striker praise for Kane, rumour surrounding strikerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business News

    Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin has been full of praise for Harry Kane , after the Tottenham striker scored on his first England appearance from the bench in the 4-0 win over Wembley against Lithuania in a Euro 2016 qualifier. Austin was also tipped to be part of the England squad but missed out this time, but quoted in the London Evening Standard , Austin seems to be happy for the 21-year-old.


  8. British expat couple shot deadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Penarth Times

    A 1956 picture of Peter Tarsey, then 19, who was chosen to represent Britain in the diving events at the Olympic Games in Melbourne The Foreign Office said the couple were discovered in the town of Alicante on the south eastern coast, a popular destination for tourists and expats. A British former Olympic diver and his wife have been found shot dead on a sofa at their villa in a "sleepy" Spanish village.


  9. The Week That Was: Record-Breaking Performances and World Leaders Take Top HeadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Though the men's NCAA Division I championships took center stage last week to close out another exciting collegiate season, The Week That Was looks at other headlines that topped swimming news in the past few days. The USA open water nationals is coming up in less than a month, and competition will be tight for the two spots per gender in the 10K at this summer's world championships.


  10. Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte Battling In #SwimShowdown Elite 8Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    We're used to seeing Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte battling in the pool for the right to call themselves the best in one of the most thrilling rivalries in swimming history. The two are at it again, though it won't be up to them who decides the winner of this latest contest.


  11. Salido-Martinez: Arroyo To Now Face Ismael GarnicaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boxing Scene

    While Orlando Salido and Roman 'Rocky' Martinez remain on course for their April 11 showdown in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the undercard continues to undergo a facelift. It was reported earlier in the month that Jose 'Chelo' Gonzalez now has a new opponent, facing Marvin Quintero after originally scheduled Sharif Bogere pulled out of the fight.


  12. MI6 boss Alex Younger warns Britain is locked in technology 'arms...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Britain is locked in a post-Snowden 'arms race' with terrorists who are using technology to spy on the security services and put 'our people and agents at risk', the head of MI6 warned tonight. In his first public speech, Alex Younger made a series of pointed references to how UK intelligence agencies operate within some of the strictest laws in the world while our enemies were 'unconstrained'.


  13. Playing badminton in a cricket crazy countryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Nation

    When you are deep in the back court and you hit a cross court smash, it's a big 'no'- your partner will be in trouble. And if you don't return to the middle after every shot in singles, you are committing a sin.


  14. Wiggins hopes to bounce back at Driedaagse De Panne-KoksijdeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Velonews

    Britain's world and Olympic time trial champion Bradley Wiggins will continue his classics campaign at Driedaagse De Panne-Koksijde this week, after abandoning Gent-Wevelgem early on Sunday. Wiggins is building up for a tilt at the prestigious Paris-Roubaix spring classic in just under two weeks time to close out his professional career with Team Sky.


  15. Salto's Ewan McAteer grabs vault silver at British ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Ewan McAteer did Salto Gymnastics club proud at the weekend with his bronze medal achieved on the vault in the U16 category of the British Championships In order to be a vault medallist it is necessary to have two different vaults which makes this piece of apparatus more difficult.


  16. Using sex to recruit for college sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Michigan football head coach Jim Harbaugh, left, stands for the national anthem with son Jay, right, before an NCAA college basketball game against Northwestern at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Mich., in January. In yet another sign that college sports recruiting has gotten out of hand, University of Michigan tight-ends coach Jay Harbaugh sent a hand-written note to a four-star prospect's girlfriend.


  17. British Benidorm couple found shot dead and locked in each other's armsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    The bodies of elderly ex-pats Peter and Jean Tarsey, both 77, were discovered slumped on their sofa on Sunday afternoon Police are hunting the killers of a former British Olympic diver and his wife who were found shot dead locked in each other's arms inside their Spanish villa. The bodies of elderly ex-pats Peter and Jean Tarsey, both 77, were discovered slumped on their sofa on Sunday afternoon.


  18. VIDEO: Generation 2015: Robbie SummersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    I have a keen interest in sports, particularly football, rugby and the NFL. I was a volunteer at the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.


  19. Henderson, Scott Compete At 2015 Yasar DoguRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | University of North Carolina

    North Carolina redshirt junior Evan Henderson and assistant wrestling coach Coleman Scott traveled to Istanbul, Turkey, last week to compete in the prestigious 2015 Yasar Dogu International. Henderson and Scott were part of a 23-man United States contingent at the freestyle event that featured some of the world's top wrestlers.


  20. A tale of two cities - how Winchester 'escaped' becoming England's capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Echo

    Despite the mobility of the Anglo-Saxon royal court, it is generally agreed that King Alfred The Great's main residence was there following his accession to the throne in 871. Having garnered the regal seal of approval, the town flourished.