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  1. The 2022 Olympics That No One Wants Is A Massive Headache...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | SFGate

    The world's two most maligned sporting events - the 2022 Qatar World Cup and the 2022 Winter Olympics - have fallen into a scheduling conundrum. FIFA is expected to move the Qatar World Cup to the winter sometime in 2015.

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  2. LeBron undecided about 2016 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    The beaches and glamour of Rio de Janeiro haven't yet convinced LeBron James that he should come back in two years for a shot at a third Olympic gold medal. "I'm undecided," James said at the club facilities of Flamengo, Brazil's most popular soccer team, where the Cavs were practicing.

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  3. Amanda Carr - " Speaking English this timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    Learning > Learning From News Many of us have heard Amanda Carr speak Thai with an Isan accent, but here the Asian Games gold medalist speaks English, her native language. It's a great listening activity for learners.

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  4. Associated Press/file 2012 opinion | Andrew ZimbalistLet the private...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Boston.com

    He went on to say, "It's an opportunity for us to plan what the future of Boston will look like," and that it would bring awareness to issues of global warming. These claims all appear to be lines from the International Olympic Committee's playbook on how to make a successful bid to host the Games.

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  5. Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving sprains ankle, but tweets that it's not seriousRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Medina Gazette

    The Cavaliers' lone free day in Brazil was spent with canceled sightseeing plans and Kyrie Irving in a walking boot. Irving was injured during practice before the Cavs' flight departed Tuesday.

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  6. Kyrie Irving arrives in Brazil in walking boot with sprained ankleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Norwalk Reflector

    The Cavaliers' lone free day in Brazil was spent with canceled sightseeing plans and Kyrie Irving in a walking boot. Irving was injured during practice before the Cavs' flight here departed on Tuesday.

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  7. The 2022 Olympics That No One Wants Is A Massive Headache For The World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The world's two most maligned sporting events - the 2022 Qatar World Cup and the 2022 Winter Olympics - have fallen into a scheduling conundrum. FIFA is expected to move the Qatar World Cup to the winter sometime in 2015.

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  8. Bulls Abroad: Matt Miazga called to Brazil by Us U-23 MNTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Once A Metro

    Might Matt Miazga have a role to play in the US U-23 MNT's efforts to qualify for the 2016 Olympic soccer tournament? Tab Ramos seems to be asking the same question... This is, of course, the age group destined to contest the next Olympic soccer tournament. Miazga is currently 19 , and he won't age out of the U-23 team until 2018.

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  9. Japan places third overall in Asian Games medal countRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | The Japan Times

    Japan wrapped up the 17th Asian Games on Saturday, falling well shy of its target of second place in the first international multi-sports tournament since winning the bid to host the 2020 Tokyo Olympics a year ago. "We weren't able to achieve our goal but the results weren't all together bad, either," Japan team manager Yuji Takada told a news conference the same day summing up the 16-day competition.

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  10. Winter Olympics can't find a snowy home: MallickRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | InsideHalton.com

    If Norway hosted the 2022 Winter Olympics, they would be the best Winter Olympics conceivable. It isn't just that Norway is loaded - they have so much oil money they pile their kroner on barges at night and send them out into the fijords so they don't look nouveau riche - it's that they have more snow than they know what to do with.

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  11. IOC Says Rio Olympics Back on Track, Six Months After CriticismRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Bloomberg

    The International Olympic Committee said Rio de Janeiro has turned a corner and is making "huge progress" toward readying itself to stage the 2016 Games. The inspectors' comments contrast with their remarks on their last visit to the city six months ago, when coordination commission head Nawal El Moutawakel told organizers that the time had come to match words with deeds after several projects fell behind schedule.

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  12. Inside Incheon: Sibling rivalry should make compelling viewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    Alvin Sallay, a Sunday columnist with the paper for more than 10 years, has been reporting on the Hong Kong sports scene for the last 25 years. Through his columns he has covered four Olympic Games and one soccer World Cup.

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  13. Brandi Chastain Visits Connecticut With Olympic Gold MedalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | NBC Connecticut

    Donning red, white and blue at the opening ceremonies in Atlanta for the U.S. women's national soccer team's first Olympic Games bout in 1996 was "awe-inspiring" to soccer legend Brandi Chastain. Donning red, white and blue at the opening ceremonies in Atlanta for the U.S. women's national soccer team's first Olympic Games bout in 1996 was "awe-inspiring" to soccer legend Brandi Chastain.

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  14. Big-time recruit: Carmel swimmer BilquistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | The Indianapolis Star

    This is what big-time recruiting looks like. Flights Carmel swim sensation Bilquist enjoying recruiting process This is what big-time recruiting looks like.

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  15. Richmond's council race gets crowdedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | The Richmond Review

    Inside an unassuming grey barn in East Richmond, known simply as "the gym," two more candidates declared their intentions Monday to run for local government. Richmond Fire-Rescue captain Kirby Graeme, and airline assistant Sal Bhullar-mom to Olympic wrestler Arjan Bhullar , who trains at the gym on the family's cranberry farm-said they'll both seek a councillor seat this fall.

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  16. Shannon High Performance Academy is launchedRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | PR Log

    A community-owned leisure facility in County Clare has become the first of its kind in Ireland to establish a High Performance Academy to support training and give financial aid to promising young local athletes. PRLog - Sep. 29, 2014 - SHANNON, Ireland -- A community-owned leisure facility in County Clare has become the first of its kind in Ireland to establish a High Performance Academy to support training and give financial aid to promising young local athletes.

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  17. Gulf states strike athletics gold, North stun SouthRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Reuters

    Bahrain and Qatar struck more Asian Games athletics gold on Monday as their policy of cherry-picking top African talent continued to pay off, while North Korea stunned the South with a late winner in their women's soccer semi-final. Mohamad Al-Garni and Maryam Yusuf Jamal added their names to the growing list of African-born runners who have won gold for oil-rich Gulf states Qatar and Bahrain.

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  18. Messi reaches new milestone scoring his 400th goal.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Examiner.com

    After missing the opportunity to score his 400th goal in a disappointing 0-0 away match to Malaga last week, FC Barcelona star, Lionel Messi, reached a new milestone in career goals surpassing the 400 mark Saturday, as he scored a brace against lowly Granada notching his 401st and 402nd goals. In the 2011/2012 season, Messi broke Gerd Muller's long standing record, scoring a total of 91 goals in a calendar year.

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  19. Inside Incheon: Basketball hijab row could have been resolved through common senseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    Alvin Sallay, a Sunday columnist with the paper for more than 10 years, has been reporting on the Hong Kong sports scene for the last 25 years. Through his columns he has covered four Olympic Games and one soccer World Cup.

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  20. CBS Sports Executive Ken Aagaard to Receive New York Festivals Lifetime Achievement AwardRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    New York Festivals Television & Film Awards will honor Ken Aagaard, Executive Vice President, Operations, Engineering & Production Services, CBS Sports with the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Aagaard will receive the award at the New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards gala on April 14, 2015 at the annual NAB Show.

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