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  1. Getting to know the stuff South Africa's leaders are made ofRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    IT WAS BACK in 2010 when Adriaan and I first mooted the idea of doing something unique to foster a national conversation on leadership. Wherever we looked, it seemed as if every aspect of leadership had become an afterthought.

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  2. Dunga pleased with Brazil characterRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Football.co.uk

    Brazil coach Dunga was delighted with the character shown by his side as they came from behind to beat France 3-1 in a friendly in Paris on Thursday to continue their impressive post-World Cup form. The Selecao recovered from falling behind to a Raphael Varane header in the first half at the Stade de France to equalise through Oscar just prior to half-time, before goals from captain Neymar and Luiz Gustavo in the second period secured the victory.

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  3. Edward Clarke Jr - - Like father, like sonRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Ricardo Makyn/Staff Photographer Edward Clarke of Calabar High winning his 100 metres heat in 11.47 seconds at the National Stadium yesterday. His father was a well-rounded student athlete at Jamaica College, but he is carrying medal hopes for rivals Calabar High at this year's Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association /GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships inside the National Stadium.

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  4. Calabar, Edwin in frontRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Lamar Reid of Calabar High clearing the bar at 1.99 metres to break the Class Three boys high jump record at the National Stadium yesterday. Kingston College's Rasheeda Downer, winner of the boys' Class Two shot put with a throw of 16.47 metres.

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  5. Olympian Becky Adlington to launch new swimming initiative in WrexhamRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    Great Britain's most successful ever swimmer - will be at the town's Total Fitness Centre on Saturday, for the launch of her SwimStars initiative. Children will be able to take part in a fun swimming lesson, with the double Olympic champion on hand to offer advice and top tips.

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  6. Kim Mickle chasing 'elusive' Diamond League victory in world championships build-upRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ABC News

    Javelin thrower Kim Mickle will be chasing a maiden Diamond League victory as she builds towards the Beijing world championships in August. Mickle has been a consistent performer on the IAAF's top-tier circuit of meets the past two seasons, regularly achieving podium finishes.

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  7. Steele Johnson wins 1-Meter Diving NCAA titleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Steele Johnson of Purdue men's swimming and diving won the national title on the 1-meter springboard in his first career event at the NCAA Championships, becoming the third Boilermaker diver to win an NCAA title. After qualifying for the championship final with a third-place showing in the prelims, Johnson won the eight-man final with a score of 468.15 that stands as a new Purdue freshman record.

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  8. NCAA Division I Men's Championships: Flash QuotesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Editorial content for the NCAA Division I Championships is sponsored by Nike Swim . For full Swimming World coverage, check out our coverage page .

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  9. Bulgaria pull out of Euro weightlifting eventRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Bulgaria confirmed to withdraw from next month's European weightlifting championships on Thursday after 11 of its athletes tested positive for steroids, a media report said on Friday. Bulgarian athletes will not participate in any international events until the case is cleared, the Bulgarian federation said after consulting with the country's sports ministry, reported Xinhua.

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  10. Pearson and Breen, was it the breakthrough moment?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Age

    When Sally Pearson loses, the story is not who won. When Sally Pearson runs badly the story is why Sally ran badly, not who ran well.

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  11. Injury turned Montecalvoa s path to C-HRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | O-R Online

    Chartiers-Houston's head coach Laura Montecalvo argues with an official over a possession call during a game this past season.

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  12. It's a Wiseman who knows the score with Gibraltar . . .Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    SCOTT WISEMAN could accurately be regarded as a journeyman footballer. But his destinations are becoming increasingly glamorous.

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  13. Indian sports fraternity praises Dhoni's team despite lossRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " India's sports fraternity had nothing but praise for the efforts of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's World Cup team, which bowed out of the tournament Thursday with a 95-run semifinals loss to Australia. Cricket great Sachin Tendulkar led the support on social media with former captain Sunil Gavaskar, allrounder Yuvraj Singh, tennis player Sania Mirza and Olympic gold medal-winning shooter Abhinav Bindra among those adding their admiration for the Indian team.

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  14. Acting classes part of getting athletes ready for Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    Athletes preparing for the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016 are attending a unique training camp which includes acting classes at the Australian Institute of Sport . Team leader and sport scientist David Martin said the workshop was designed to help the athletes cope with the external pressures of an Olympic Games.

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  15. Big-ass alligator gobbles big-ass turtle at Florida golf courseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Mashable

    Earlier this month, we brought you the story of the big-ass alligator that took over a Florida golf course. Now that same course has shared another run-in with a gargantuan gator, this time showing the circle of life at work right there on the links.

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  16. Official March Madness account roasts Twitter's poor spellersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Mashable

    Wisconsin star Sam Dekker had a huge first half for the Badgers in the Sweet 16 on Thursday night, going for 15 points on a variety of shots and tipping in a teammate's miss at the halftime buzzer to send his squad into the locker room down just two points to North Carolina. Twitter users, of course, chattered aplenty about Dekker's stellar effort.

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  17. Park Tae-hwan to Hold Press Conference Over Doping ScandalRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    Star swimmer Park Tae-hwan is finally set to appear in public to talk in person about the doping scandal that took him to a disciplinary hearing at FINA, the international swimming governing body. Park's agency Team GMP said on Thursday that he would hold a press conference at a hotel in southern Seoul on Friday afternoon.

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  18. Alamogordo Gymnastics Academy wins 48 medals at state championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Alamogordo Daily News

    Daily News The Alamogordo Gymnastics Academy won 48 medals at the state tournament in Albuquerque. Twenty five of the 48 medals were first place medals.

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  19. Club EA women gather this weekend for Charleston's Bridge RunRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Success in the sport of running encompasses a multitude of key factors, that to narrow it down to a single area would restrict all that goes into it. What enables successful running, yet also worthwhile, is the need to obtain balance.

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  20. Indian sports fraternity praises Dhoni's World Cup team despite semifinal loss to AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    India's sports fraternity had nothing by praise for the efforts of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's World Cup team, which bowed out of the tournament Thursday with a 95-run semifinals loss to Australia. Retired cricket great Sachin Tendulkar led the support on social media with former captain Sunil Gavaskar, allrounder Yuvraj Singh, tennis player Sania Mirza and Olympic gold medal-winning shooter Abhinav Bindra among those adding their admiration for the Indian team.

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