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  1. Close finishes highlight Open Water NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Naples Daily News

    With swanky Miromar Lakes Beach and Golf Club and its white-sand shores as a backdrop, some 60 men and women competed in Friday's 10K USA Swimming Open Water National Championships. Jordan Willmovsky churned down the stretch to nudge Sean Ryan in the men's race, and Becca Mann out-touched Haley Anderson in the women's.

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  2. Alltech and IAEJ Announce Alltech A+ Award WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Chronicle of the Horse

    Chronicle writer Mollie Bailey was presented with the Alltech A+ Award by Alltech corporate marketing manager Elizabeth Bagby for her photo of Sandra Auffarth, 2014 World Games eventing gold medalist. Photo by Diana DeRosa.

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  3. Challenge for athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Ratu Kadavulevu School senior boys runner leads the 400 metres heats in the yesterday's Coke Games at the ANZ Stadium. BOTTOM LEFT: Action from the the senior girls 200m heats during the Coca-Cola Games at the ANZ Stadium.

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  4. Table tennis optimisticRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    AFTER the successful outing of the Fiji Para Table Tennis team to the ITTF Oceania Championship in Australia this year, the Fiji Table Tennis Association has set its sights to continue their impressive performance. Despite facing financial issues and without a national coach for some time now, the team hit a major milestone at the ITTF Championship in Australia.

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  5. I will not go to Rio if I am not ready, discus thrower Hadadi saysRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    The Olympic silver medallist Hamed Hadadi says that if he doesn't feel fully ready he will not participate in the 2016 Olympic Games. Haddadi produced a best effort of 68.18m to claim silver in the men's Discus Throw competition in the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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  6. South Wales' everyday heroes get ready for London Marathon in aid of good causesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Among the Welsh runners will be Rachael Majer, from Treherbert, Rhondda Cynon Taf, cousins Guy Taylor, from Cardiff, and Dominic Taylor, from Newbridge, former Cardiff Devils ice hockey star Mark Smith and Barri Edwards, from Caerphilly. Mum-of-two Mrs Majer , who turns 41 on Saturday, is running for the British Heart Foundation in memory of friend Kenny Nevin.

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  7. General Election 2015: Could safe standing and supporter-run clubs...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies If you work for Manchester City, Chelsea or, indeed, any Premier League club in a relatively minor capacity you should be voting Green at this election.

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  8. Happy birthday, Mr. DuncanRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | My San Antonio

    Duncan was introduced to basketball when his older sister, Cheryl, shipped him a pole and basketball backboard in 1988. At the time, Tim Duncan was 12 and lived in the Virgin Islands, while Cheryl Duncan lived in Ohio with her husband, NBA player Ricky Lowry.

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  9. Doping cases cast shadow on Kenya rivalry in London MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Elite Kenyan athletes Wilson Kipsang, left, and Dennis Kimetto, right, who will compete in the London Marathon, pose for the media near Tower Bridge in London, Thursday, April 23, 2015. Kipsang and Kimetto, both marathon world record breakers will compete head-to-head for the first time in the 35th London Marathon which will take place on Sunday April 26. Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth, AP Elite Kenyan athletes who will compete in the London Marathon hold hands in a symbolic gesture as they pose for the media near Tower Bridge, London, Thursday, April 23, 2015.

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  10. Michael Jamieson will not be competing in KazanRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Basildon Recorder

    British Swimming has announced its team for this summer's World Championships in Kazan with Olympic silver-medallist Michael Jamieson missing out. Adam Peaty and Jazz Carlin are among the leading lights in the 30-strong squad but there is no place for Jamieson who won silver in the 200 metre breaststroke at London 2012.

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  11. Jagr returns to play for home Czechs at worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | ESPN

    Star forward Jaromir Jagr is coming out of international retirement to play for the Czech Republic at the upcoming world championship in his native country. Florida gymnastics coach Rhonda Faehn, who led the team to the past three NCAA titles, is leaving the program to become senior vice president of USA Gymnastics.

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  12. Basketball: Busy schedule as Tall Blacks prepare for Rio Olympics qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The Tall Blacks preparation for the FIBA Oceania Championship Series in August is taking shape, with games confirmed in Europe and Asia as the team embarks on a campaign that could take them to the Rio Olympic Games with victory over Australia in the home and away Oceania Series in August. The Paul Henare-coached Tall Blacks will assemble for trials in Auckland in early July before settling into a week-long camp ahead of games in Europe and then on to China for the Stankovic Cup.

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  13. Jazz confirmed in World Championships squadRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

    The 24-year-old sealed her place after winning British titles over 200 metres, 400m and 800m freestyle at London's Aquatics Centre last week. She will focus on her leading events in Russia in August - she is European champion over 400m and 800m, in which she is also Commonwealth gold medallist - and hopes to race in the 4x200m relay.

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  14. Poll: Vote for Cleveland's next sports statueRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Our 10-part series on Cleveland sports statues concluded today with two Indians suggestions: Hall of Fame player-manager Lou Boudreau and bleachers drummer John Adams, who represents the undying support of Cleveland fans. Throughout the week, we had fun suggesting who should be next among the gallery of Cleveland sports statues, which already includes Jesse Owens, Harrison Dillard, Bob Feller, Jim Thome and Johnny Kilbane.

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  15. Worland ranked as the world's bestRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Central Western Daily

    TOP RANKED: Orange's Helen Worland has earned a world No.1 ranking in seniors tennis. Photo: MICHELLE COOK 0423mchelen2 She has also been selected in the Australian team to contest the 2015 ITF Super-Seniors World Championships in Croatia, and recently earned a No.1 world ranking.

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  16. Video: Stunning animation - Harry Kane like you've never seen him beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Business News

    Harry Kane is one of a number of Premier League stars up for the player-of-the-season award for the current campaign. Whoever ultimately triumphs, though, the Tottenham forward has arguably had the most special of seasons as opposed to some of those more seasoned veterans up against him.

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  17. Rae to put on his Sunday best for marathon tiltRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    PARALYMPIC hopeful Derek Rae reckons being dressed to impress can spur him to look sharp on his Great Britain debut in tomorrow's London Marathon. PARALYMPIC hopeful Derek Rae reckons being dressed to impress can spur him to look sharp on his Great Britain debut in tomorrow's London Marathon.

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  18. Photo Essay: Women's Fleche WallonneRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Velonews

    Fans line both sides of the Mur de Huy - a climb of 1.3 kilometers with a gradient of up to 19 percent - which represents the beginning, the middle, and the end of the Fleche Wallone women's race. Photo: Jim Fryer / BrakeThrough Media At the start in Huy the spotlight is on defending champion Pauline Ferrand-Prevot .

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  19. Boardman and co gear up for Tour of PembrokeshireRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Western Telegraph

    TOMORROW'S Tour of Pembrokeshire is gearing up to be the biggest and best to date with a record number of entrants due to take part. And those involved have been gathering at today at The Grove Hotel, St Davids , to confirm their registration, with the 'expo' open until 8pm tonight.

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  20. SUNY Canton hosting Special Olympians on May 2Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    SUNY Canton is hosting the Special Olympics New York – North Country Region Area 27 annual Summer Games on May 2. Organizers said 170 Athletes are expected to participate in track, field and basketball events, and 50 coaches and their volunteers have worked with the athletes to prepare for these competitions. More than 300 community and SUNY Canton student volunteers are expected to help out for the day.

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