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  1. Bend's Lauren Fleshman deals honestly -- as always -- with her...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago |

    Lauren Fleshman is pictured at the finish line of a 5,000-meter qualifying heat in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials. There are no hidden agendas with Lauren Fleshman , the two-time USA women's 5,000-meter champion, now running for Oiselle and based in Bend.


  2. India's Nehwal storms into India Open semisRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Yahoo!

    Saina Nehwal stormed into the women's singles semi-finals at the India Open badminton tournament Friday, with the home crowd favourite expected to snatch the world number one spot if she wins the title. Nehwal, currently ranked number two in the world, defeated unseeded Indonesian Hana Ramadhini, who looked impressive but lost to the Olympic bronze medallist 21-15, 21-12 in a 40-minute contest.


  3. Girls burn up Homebush trackRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Northern Daily Leader

    TAMWORTH'S Little Athletics relay team has run into the history books after becoming the first local relay team to win a medal at the State Championships after they flew home to claim third place last weekend at the Sydney Olympic Centre, Homebush last weekend. TAMWORTH'S Little Athletics relay team has run into the history books after becoming the first local relay team to win a medal at the State Championships after they flew home to claim third place last weekend at the Sydney Olympic Centre, Homebush last weekend.


  4. UCLA Gymnastics - Regionals Placement, NCAA Bracket, News & NotesRead the original story

    17 min ago | Bruins Nation

    The #7 UCLA Gymnastics team is enjoying a week off as they get ready to travel to Columbus for their regional next Saturday . UCLA will be competing at Ohio State for a spot at NCAA Championship weekend on Saturday, April 4th at 3pm UCLA time.


  5. Olivar, Lumanta bag chess crownsRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Sun-Star

    ELMAR Olivar and Jobert Lumanta topped their respective divisions at the close of the 78th Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Pulong Duterte 2015 Araw ng Dabaw Para Games chess competition held recently at the Rizal Park. Olivar tallied four points to pocket the gold medal of the visually-impaired category.


  6. World indoor rowing champ is back in the race - in fancy dressRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bexhill Observer

    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. From the heat of the world indoor rowing championship in Boston to the chill of Hastings at the start of its annual half-marathon on Sunday - Bexhill's Mark Mitchell has done it all this month.


  7. Pronghorns hand out awardsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lethbridge Herald

    Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGEa SHERALD If you look closely, it was a successful year for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns. The school's team sports missed the playoffs across the board but the program was bolstered by national gold medals from track athlets Aaron Hernandez and Peter Millman.


  8. Legendary Bangor high school swim coach leaves lasting effect on swimmers, peersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    Bangor High School coach Phil Emery works with his swimmers during a practice on Jan. 22, 2003 at Husson College in Bangor. Buy Photo Bangor swimming coach Phil Emery cheers on the 400-yard freestyle relay team that clinched the 2001 Class A Swimming State Championship on Feb. 11, 2001 in Cape Elizabeth.


  9. Lovestruck Princess Mary & husband tour JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Even after almost 11 years of marriage Crown Princess Mary of Denmark and husband Prince Frederik looked more in love than ever while on their official tour of Japan. The Danish royal couple shared loving glances at each other while at the official opening of the exhibition "Spiritual Greenland" in Tokyo on Friday.


  10. An Imperfect Dividing LineRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Yorker

    When, at the 2012 U.S. Olympic trials, Jeneba Tarmoh and Allyson Felix lunged across the hundred-metre finish line in a dead heat, officials turned to the rulebook for help figuring out which of the women should be awarded the third and final spot on the national team. They found themselves staring into a void: there was no tie-breaking procedure in place.


  11. You Can Get a Personal Trainer at the Westport-Weston Family YRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... swimming dynasty. His late grandmother Marie Corridon Mortell won gold for the American team at the 1948 Summer Olympic Games in London. In 2011, Edward's mother, Sheila Stolarski , won six gold medals at the YMCA Masters National Championships. ...


  12. Brazil Beat France 3-1 in International Friendly in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Rio Times

    The Brazilian national football team took home a convincing victory in last night's friendly game against the French national side in Paris. The Brazilian goals were scored by Oscar, Luiz Gustavo and once more Neymar.


  13. Mayweather beaten up in sparring? Not quiteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Sports

    And now that it's here, the veteran trainer is not only readying Manny Pacquiao for a May 2 championship match with Floyd Mayweather, he's also taken an early role as the showdown's preeminent mouthpiece. Roach broke the vitriolic ice at the official press conference with a promise of "we're gonna kick his ass" toward Mayweather two weeks back, and he's not eased up on the gas lately -- responding to reports that "Money" has been dominant in sparring sessions with his own verbal counter punch.


  14. Multi-medal Games haul for RedbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ilford Recorder

    Redbridge youngsters were in sparkling form at the spring finals of the London Youth Games at Crystal Palace this week, winning five medals. The borough was represented by Ursuline Academy, St Aubyn's School, Beal High School and Bancroft's School as around 2,500 youngsters from across the capital competed in eight events over two days at the climax of the school season of competitions which saw an estimated 50,000 young Londoners take part.


  15. Sonja Friend Uhl turns 44 and sets American masters recordRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

    Longtime friend - I just counted on my fingers and realized I have known Sonja Friend Uhl, a 1989 Cape graduate, since she entered high school so about 30 years. She was the high school package, from all-state band and chorus to homecoming queen to stellar track athlete earning a scholarship to William and Mary.


  16. Gonzalez vs. Russell, Charlo vs. Martirosyan final press ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Sweet Science

    Two days before their important fights live on SHOWTIME A , this Saturday , March 28 , hard-hitting WBC Featherweight World Champion Jhonny Gonzalez, 2008 U.S. Olympian and former world title challenger Gary Russell Jr ., undefeated super welterweight Jermell Charlo and once-beaten super welterweight Vanes Martirosyan participated in the final press conference at The Pearl Theater at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. In the second half of a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXINGA doubleheader, the hard-hitting Gonzalez , of Mexico City, will defend his WBC Featherweight World Title against talented once-beaten Russell , of Capitol Heights, Md.


  17. Can JCC Chavez Attract Fans in L.A. & Other ChatterRead MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Sweet Science

    Despite being one of the most recognized Mexican fighters today, the son of the great Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. remains an anomaly. Fans don't seem to flock to his fights unless the other guy in the ring has a big name.


  18. Former World Record-Holder Andy Coan Battling Guillain-Barre SyndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Just a few months ago, former world record-holder Andy Coan had his life turned upside down in a matter of weeks after what doctors originally diagnosed as a pinched nerve turned out to be an auto-immune disease called Guillain-Barre syndrome. Coan, who set the world record in the 100m free at age 16 and then qualified for the boycotted 1980 U.S. Olympic Team, first experienced tingling in his extremities, which his doctors diagnosed as a pinched nerve in his neck.


  19. Ice dancers Weaver and Poje fail to sweep season, settling for world bronzeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Canadian ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje were unable to complete a perfect season as they settled for bronze at the world figure skating championship Friday. The duo from Waterloo, Ont., were the favourites going into Shanghai having won all five international events they competed in this season, including the Grand Prix Finals and Four Continents Championships.


  20. Nixon bolts into 100m final, and into SEA GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Star Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: Young sprinter Nixon Kennedy sprang a surprise, clocking a personal best time at the Malaysian Open athletics championships to qualify for the Singapore SEA Games in June. The 20-year-old Sibu-born athlete clocked a personal best time of 10.50 in the men's 100m semi-finals on the opening day at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil.