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  1. Special Olympics Team USA NamedRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | KXVO

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  2. 'Faster, faster, faster' pace shows Olympics means businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Can the U.S. Senate pass forty bills in a single day? No. So it is more than a surprise that the forty action items for the 127th Olympic General Assembly passed in a single day today.

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  3. Left Field: Chance to enhance the already rich legacy of departing windsurfing coach Rene AppelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    An overhaul of the Sports Institute's assessment criteria for current and would-be members would be a fitting tribute to departing Dutch manager 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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  4. Local sports digest: Possible IOC reforms could help San Francisco in its Olympic Games bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The International Olympic Committee is on the verge of adopting widespread reforms that could pave the way for an American bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Last month, the IOC announced a sweeping 40-recommendation plan that will be considered by the full membership during a five-day session starting Sunday in Monaco.

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  5. Paramedic Scott Wooten: Working alongside 'real heroes every day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    "It was all by chance," said the paramedic and shift captain for National EMS. "I was riding through Lavonia one day in the spring of 1981 and saw an ambulance station.

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  6. MLS Soccer: Burns looking for final win to cap interesting season by RevsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... me take a semester off so I could train with the Olympic team,” said Burns. “I grew up watching Olympic soccer.” His interest in the World Cup --- and America's --- took flight once the U.S. began qualifying on a regular basis. ...

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  7. Pro soccer: Former Massachusetts player of year runs Revolution as GMRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Cape Cod Times

    ... me take a semester off so I could train with the Olympic team,” said Burns. “I grew up watching Olympic soccer.” His interest in the World Cup --- and America's --- took flight once the U.S. began qualifying on a regular basis. ...

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  8. Pro soccer: Former Massachusetts player of year runs Revolution as GMRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Cape Cod Times

    ... me take a semester off so I could train with the Olympic team,” said Burns. “I grew up watching Olympic soccer.” His interest in the World Cup --- and America's --- took flight once the U.S. began qualifying on a regular basis. ...

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  9. MLS Soccer: Burns looking for final win to cap interesting season by RevsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... me take a semester off so I could train with the Olympic team,” said Burns. “I grew up watching Olympic soccer.” His interest in the World Cup --- and America's --- took flight once the U.S. began qualifying on a regular basis. ...

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  10. Rugby player Sabrina Kraft aims for Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Wave

    Olympic rugby is played with seven players on a side for two seven-minute halves. The more traditional version of the game is where games are played with 15 players for 35-40 minute halves.

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  11. Harvard Stadium Could Serve as Olympic Venue if Boston Lands GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Harvard Crimson

    ... hosted the U.S. Track and Field trials. Six decades later, the Stadium hosted the group stages of the 1984 Olympic soccer matches. The USOC is expected to select their top choice for an American host city in January, and the International Olympic ...

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  12. Long history of political gestures in sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Times Leader

    U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos stare downward while gesturing skyward during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner after Smith received the gold and Carlos the bronze for the 200 meter run at the Summer Olympic Games in Mexico City in this Oct. 16, 1968 file photo. Australian silver medalist Peter Norman is at left.

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  13. Grandstand farewells broadcaster David Morrow after 34 years at the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | ABC News

    Morrow began his career in country New South Wales as a general announcer with radio 2KM in Kempsey in 1971. He soon broke into sports broadcasting and eventually joined ABC Sport in 1980, covering the first of his eight Olympic Games in Los Angeles four years later.

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  14. Olympics: Boston in running for 2024 Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Cape Cod Times

    Field hockey at Harvard Stadium. Fencing and archery at MIT. Horses for the equestrian events cared for at the Tufts Hospital for Large Animals.

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  15. Erdogan's Sexism Should Prevent Turkey From Hosting 2024 OlympicsRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | US News & World Report

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan thinks women are not equal to men, that they should marry young, have at least three children and understand when a man explains to them the concept of motherhood. It stands to reason that Erdogan, then, might have a hard time watching a bunch of women race from one end of the pool to another, do back handsprings into a backflip on the exercise floor, or lift heavy weights over their heads.

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  16. England vs Germany: Germans will offer real test of Women's progress at WembleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | 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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  17. The future of D.C. sports under Mayor BowserRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    As she takes office in about six weeks, mayor-elect Muriel Bowser has plenty of issues to deal with across a broad range of social topics. But she has several major impending projects involving local sports projects, each of which will be publicly scrutinized and will heavily affect the city's budget.

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  18. A point about the investment priorities of local governments, stadiums, etc.Read the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

    It occurred to me the other day that with regard to DC's machinations about funding a soccer stadium , that it would be interesting to keep up with and compare media coverage about similar ongoing negotiations now in other cities such as Boston and South Florida, where David Beckham will be an owner . The same goes for the Olympics.

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  19. Baseball+Softball merger builds global sports powerhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Examiner.com

    How could a sports organization edge out FIFA , the international soccer federation, whose global events rivet the attention of the sports world? Baseball and softball are trying a team approach. The World Baseball Softball Confederation launched last year and is building one of the world's largest sports organizations, reaching 141 countries with over one-thousand international competitions and a year-round calendar.

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  20. Olympic sailor becomes ambassador to charity for young peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Daily Echo

    Southampton Olympic sailor Ian Walker, skipper of Volvo Ocean Race contender Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, has been appointed as an ambassador to one of the world's leading foundations working to support young people. Ian, at present resting Cape Town, South Africa after winning the first leg on the Volvo Round the World Yacht Race, has accepted the role as Laureus Ambassador.

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