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  1. Manny Pacquiao Shares Tough Beginnings, Says He Fought To Earn Money For His FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | International Business Times

    Manny Pacquiao is truly an example of a true rags-to-riches story. He didn't start out on easy street.

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  2. Royal wrestler Marina Briceno driven by hard work and determinationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | LA Daily News

    Marina Briceno is a wrestler at Royal High School who has already beaten the defending state champion in her weight class twice this season. Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

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  3. Thorpe Report: Outstanding athletes awardedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Nanaimo News Bulletin

    Each year, Civic Merit Awards for achievement in sport are awarded to deserving Nanaimo athletes. The awards are sponsored by the City of Nanaimo and presented by the Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission.

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  4. Amelie, Judy and Kim: the women behind Andy MurrayRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | The Age

    While they have all helped the British no.1 to his fourth Australian Open final, they are far more than just cheerleaders. Murray's mum Judy has not only coached her own two sons to professional tennis careers, she was a talented player herself and a highly-regarded coach in Scotland.

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  5. S. Korean sports officials meet over Park Tae-hwan's impending doping hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Korea Herald

    A team of South Korean sports officials met on Friday to discuss preparations for an upcoming doping hearing for Park Tae-hwan, a beleaguered swimmer who recently tested positive for testosterone. Representatives from the Korean Olympic Committee, the Korea Swimming Federation and from Park's camp met behind closed doors on Friday in Seoul.

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  6. Murray wants Mayweather in his cornerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Mercury

    IF Andy Murray needs some expert advice on knocking out the opposition in Sunday night's Open final, he may not have far to look. Providing he has been allowed into Australia by then, undefeated multiple world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr will be in the boxing fan's corner.

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  7. Coach It Forward: "Bootstrap" Brian BolsterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    "There was not much coaching and no emphasis on technique on my big team," Bolster said. "So eventually, I quit."

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  8. Stanford freshman freestyle swimmer Manuel making a splashRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    Stanford freshman Simone Manuel has posted one of the NCAA's top two times in the 50-, 100- and 200-yard freestyle this season. IRVINE, CA - AUGUST 10: Simone Manuel reacts to her victory in the Womnen's 50 Meter Freestyle Final during the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships at the Woollett Aquatic Center on August 10, 2014 in Irvine, California.

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  9. Cebu sees its reign overRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    HUGE HURDLE. Cebu athletes will now be chasing Ilo-Ilo and other Visayas schools for the overall title of the Milo Little Olympics as they lose home court edge that was pivotal in dominating the regional games for the last 19 years.

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  10. Action-packed fun day with British swimming starRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thornton le Dale 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. File photo dated 06/10/2010 of England's James Goddard celebrates with his gold medal following the Men's 200m Backstroke Final.

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  11. 3 Hawks make ASG; Cousins, Lillard left outRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ESPN

    The stars are out in New York City for the 64th NBA All-Star Game. We've got the weekend covered.

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  12. Canterbury students helping NZ athletes for the OlympicsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    University of Canterbury engineering graduates Kim Hedley and Matthew Pottinger are helping New Zealand athletes prepare for next year's Olympic Games next year with the aid of their power meter which has gained worldwide recognition. The Kayak Power Meter can take a direct measure of the power generated by a kayak paddle stroke.

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  13. Stanford women's water polo goals haven't changedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    Stanford senior Kiley Neushul is the team's active leading scorer with a 164 career goals heading into this weekend's Stanford Invitational. Photo by Shirley Pefley/stanfordphoto.com Seniors Kiley Neushul, Ashley Grossman and M-A grad Emily Dorst already have a pair of national titles to their credit and their Stanford women's water polo team has won three of the past four NCAA championship trophies.

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  14. Fall in numbers of those participating in sport a blow for London's Olympic legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Independent

    Tom Peck is a reporter on The Independent's news desk with an interest in just about everything. In January 2012 he became the paper's Olympics Correspondent.

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  15. Tom Peck: The London Olympics was never going to solve inactivityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Independent

    Tom Peck is a reporter on The Independent's news desk with an interest in just about everything. In January 2012 he became the paper's Olympics Correspondent.

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  16. Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the CubansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr 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 Diplomatic exchanges are not normally associated with boxing but those that have been taking place between the long-estranged governments of the United States and Cuba may have a dramatic effect on the sport's future.

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  17. Evonne Goolagong: Defying prejudice to become a starRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CNN

    Her career was marked by episodes where -- as with so many Aborigines -- she was often treated as a second-class citizen. She first read about Wimbledon in a girl's magazine and dreamed of winning the tournament, achieving the feat at her second attempt in 1971.

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  18. Cycling on TV: U.S. viewers may see more, eventuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Velonews

    For many years, online streaming has been the only way for U.S. cycling fans to watch races. Universal Sports Network is increasing its coverage, but for now, not all cable subscribers have access to the channel.

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  19. Wheaton Park District honoring founder of soccer programRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Jerry Fajkus, a longtime volunteer soccer coach for Wheaton Park District, will be recognized Saturday with a dedication ceremony to name an indoor turf field in his honor. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  20. Quarter-finalists aiming for Olympic qualification spotRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Doha: The four teams that were defeated in the quarter-finals of the 24th Men's Handball World Championship - Croatia, Germany, Slovenia and Denmark - are now focused on trying to earn a spot in the Olympic qualification tournament. Each team will want to at least win one of their last two last matches at Qatar 2015.

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