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  1. Twin Pole-Vaulters Have Matching (And Amazing) Athletic AbilityRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Switched

    Tori and Lexi Weeks are identical twins in Arkansas, and their looks aren't the only things that match up. Both girls also excel with their athletic ability.

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  2. ASU plans hotel and conference center on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Arkansas Times

    Arkansas State University said today it is negotiating with a private company to build a hotel and conference center on campus, a $35 to $45 million investment that would produce ground lease payments to ASU. O'Reilly Hospitality Management might build an Embassy Suites hotel, a conference center and Houlihan's restaurant, Chancellor Tim Hudson said.

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  3. A-State in negotiations to build hotel, restaurant, conference centerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Arkansas State University is one step closer to building a convention center and hotel on campus. Chancellor Tim Hudson announced Friday the college is negotiating a land lease agreement with O'Reilly Hospitality Management LLC to develop an Embassy Suites hotel, conference center and a Houlihan's restaurant.

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  4. Rio Olympics: Will there be 1 flame, or 2?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " The biggest mystery at the opening ceremony of most Olympics is who lights the cauldron that holds the flame. Speaking Friday on the sidelines of the IOC executive board meetings, Carlos Nuzman, head of the organizing committee a decision's not been made.

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  5. Three venue changes for Tokyo 2020 GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Peninsula

    Rio de Janeiro---Three venue changes are planned for the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020, organizers said Friday as part of International Olympic Committee-led efforts to streamline future tournaments and rein in budgets. "It is a year since we established the organizing committee and we are putting together our vision -- we have a basic plan," Games CEO Toshiro Mutoh told reporters on the sidelines of the IOC's latest assessment of preparations for next year's Games, South America's first, in Rio.

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  6. Jenn Suhr, Brycen Spratling set for U.S. track championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Jenn Suhr, Brycen Spratling set for U.S. track championships The 2012 Olympic gold medalist competes in pole vault. Schroeder grad runs in 600 meters.

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  7. Can the USTAF Indoor Championships avoid controversy this year? Oregon track & field...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Shannon Rowbury of the Nike Oregon Project looks for her time after winning the Wanamaker Mile in this year's Millrose Games. Rowbury will be a featured attraction this weekend at the USATF Indoor Championships.

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  8. Tachinski on the fast trackRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The prodigious Winnipeg track phenom has set three new Canadian records in the past couple of weeks, catching the attention of university recruiters across the continent and serving notice she's still faster than her older opposition. Now, it is one thing to set a Canadian track record.

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  9. A sure bet? Nevada gambling regulators approve Olympics bettingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Bettors watch the odds during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Mirage hotel-casino Race & Sports Book in Las Vegas. Nevada gambling regulators voted Thursday to allow the state's sports books to offer bets on the Olympics for the first time in years.

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  10. Imogen back in training and with Tokyo in mindRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Stratford Herald

    THE Stratford Mop of 1914 appeared little changed from previous years. Wartime austerity had not yet set in and few people foresaw that the conflict would be lengthy.

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  11. Former Shrewsbury star Megan Krumpoch adds distance to r sumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Megan Krumpoch isn't sure what to expect when she competes in the 600-meter run at the USATF Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. "I've never actually raced a 600, so your guess is as good as mine," the 2010 Shrewsbury High graduate good-naturedly said Wednesday night during a phone conversation from Newton, where she now resides.

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  12. Nevada gambling regulators sign off on Olympic bettingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

    Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green. Nevada gambling regulators voted Thursday to allow the state's sports books to offer bets on the Olympics for the first time in years.

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  13. Megan Krumpoch adds distance to r sumRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Megan Krumpoch isn't sure what to expect when she competes in the 600-meter run at the USATF Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. "I've never actually raced a 600, so your guess is as good as mine," the 2010 Shrewsbury High graduate good-naturedly said Wednesday night during a phone conversation from Newton, where she now resides.

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  14. Training Lisa Wilson's priority for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Lisa Wilson is seeking employment. The personable and perpetually smiling 26-year-old was an accomplished student-athlete at Wachusett Regional, has a degree in hospitality administration/management from the University of Massachusetts and a master's in business administration from the University of Redlands in California.

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  15. Bergen County marks Black History Month with recollection of accomplishments, notable figuresRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    ... where civil rights champion Martin Luther King Jr. spoke, and of another time he met Jesse Owens, an Olympic track and field athlete. "We looked at what organizations were still operating today and servicing the community,'' said Arnold Brown, ...

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  16. Journalist vs. Analyst: Daniel Cormier Breaks Down UFC 184's Historic CardRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Featuring four of the finest women's bantamweight fighters on earth, UFC 184 goes down live in Los Angeles on Saturday. Bleacher Report: We have UFC 184 coming to Los Angeles.

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  17. UCA high jumper to compete with best in Boston meetRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    University of Central Arkansas freshman Eric Moore will get to test himself against some of the best this weekend at the USATF National Indoor Championships in Boston. Moore, a freshman high jumper from Rialto, Calif., will take on some world-class jumpers at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center.

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  18. Anne Shadle and Controlling the Olympic Moment on Sci TVRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | PRWeb

    In a February episode of SCI TV, researcher and former professional runner Dr. Anne Shadle discusses her study on the key mental traits of several Olympic champion athletes. In this episode of SCI TV , researcher and former professional runner Dr. Anne Shadle discusses her study that searched for commonalities in the stories of three Olympic gold medal-winning athletes in Track and Field.

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  19. Nicole Lindsley returns as SpecialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Pike County Courier

    They taught me everyday life skills. The education I received while in the Delaware Valley School District was invaluable in and out of classroom.” Nicole Lindsley, Class of 2004 - Nicole Lindsley from the Class of 2004 returned to the Delaware Valley School District as the Special Olympics Global Messenger.

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  20. Another elite track meet lands in Portland this summer: Oregon track & field rundownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    Portland's developing track & field scene got another boost yesterday when Flotrack announced it was bringing an elite meet to the Rose City this summer. Flotrack founder Mark Floreani said the genesis of the meet was the Beer Mile Mile World Championships that Flotrack staged last December in Austin, Texas.

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