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  1. Cross Country: Area runners competing at Salt Creek Invite on Saturday; team-by-team season previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Daily News

    Three of the four North Olympic Peninsula cross country teams are prepping for the 37th annual Salt Creek Invitational on Saturday at Salt Creek County Park. Host Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Forks will compete along with nine other schools Saturday.

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  2. Mack Steps Down, Seaton Named Interim Director of Men's...Kris Mack...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Cincinnati Bearcats

    University of Cincinnati head men's track & field/cross country coach Kris Mack has announced that he has accepted a position at the USOC Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California as the Combined Events and Vertical Jumps Coach. Director of Athletics Mike Bohn has named Susan Seaton as the Interim Director of Men's and Women's Track & Field/Cross Country.

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  3. Getting the jump on competitors: athletes' focus determines winning jumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Science Daily

    Umpires and judges are the unwitting focus of some of Australia's best fast bowlers, track and field athletes and gymnasts to improve their performance in competition, thanks to a new training technique. Umpires and judges are the unwitting focus of some of Australia's best fast bowlers, track and field athletes and gymnasts to improve their performance in competition, thanks to a new training technique discovered by a QUT researcher.

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  4. [Asian Games] Rising athletes to shineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    From the Northeast to the Middle East, nearly 10,000 Asian athletes will compete at the Asian Games, which officially opened on Friday. China is expected to extend its rein while host South Korea and its archrival Japan will compete for second place.

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  5. Most Expensive Events To Attend At The OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Investopedia

    Think about what you'd really like to do on your vacation and create a list to narrow your choices - whether it's hitting the beach, going shopping, climbing a mountain or visiting a museum. Consider whether you can do this somewhere nearby, or whether you know anyone who has done your chosen activities before on a similar budget.

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  6. Asian Games 2014: Indian contingent seeks redemption after average outing at Commonwealth GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | CricketCountry.com

    After a below-par show in the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow, Indian athletes would look to regain the lost pride in the track and field events in the Asian Games starting here Friday. Athletics had contributed 12 medals in the previous edition of the Asian Games but matching that performance seems to be highly unlikely this time as the build-ups have been marred by curtailing of the squad and late clearance from both the ministry and the Athletics Federation of India which is a big distraction for the 56-member athletics squad.

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  7. India's C'wealth Games showing raises hope for big medal haul at AsiadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rediff.com

    The haul of 64 medals at the Commonwealth Games, in July-August, which included 15 gold, should act as the ideal springboard for the Indian contingent to better its medal tally at Guangzhou, China, four years ago. However, reality is that the Asian Games is far tougher to excel in than the Commonwealth Games.

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  8. Between the LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hernando Today

    SAFETY HARBOR – On Sept. 27, Girl Scouts of West Central Florida will host its second annual Thin Mint Sprint and Tagalong Trot in downtown Safety Harbor.

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  9. Asian Games: Qatar flag raised at Athletes VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    Qatar Olympic Committee Secretary-general Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Chef-de-Mission Khalil Al Jabir and other officials pose at the Asian Games Athletes Village in Incheon, South Korea, yesterday. Incheon, South Korea: Qatar Olympic Committee Secretary-General Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has urged athletes representing the country at the 17th sian Games here to do their best while at the same time not lose track of a larger cause -- upholding the values of friendship and sportsmanship.

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  10. Mike Smith Named Army Cross Country and Track and Field CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patriot League

    Mike Smith, who served the cross country and track and field programs at Kansas State for 20 years, has been named head cross country and track and field coach at the United States Military Academy, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Boo Corrigan announced today. Smith, who has coached two Olympians and an NCAA champion, has been a part of three Big 12 championship teams.

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  11. Valley athletes make Special Olympics World Summer Games rosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Special Olympics Canada announced the roster for the national team that will be headed to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles, Calif. on Tuesday.

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  12. Thousands expected to take part in Akron MarathonRead the original story

    Thursday | West Side and South Side Leader

    The 2014 Akron Marathon, presented by Time Warner Cable, will take place Sept. 27, and Anne Bitong, the event's executive director, said she is expecting "another record year of participation" for the event.

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  13. Jared Connaughton: Life in the fast laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Guardian

    Jared Connaughton started track as a way to get out of class, quickly fell in love with sprinting and got to the pinnacle of the sport in Prince Edward Island. He represented the province nationally and internationally before hanging up his spikes a couple of weeks ago.

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  14. Saudi Arabia: No Women on Asian Games TeamRead the original story

    Thursday | PressReleasePoint

    Two years after the London Olympics, the time for excuses is over - Saudi Arabia needs to end its discrimination against women and ensure women's right to participate in sport on an equal basis with men. Refusing to send women to the Asian Games casts doubts on Saudi Arabia's commitment to end discrimination and allow Saudi women to participate in future competitions.

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  15. Indian athletes hoping for an improved show in Asian GamesRead the original story

    Thursday | Nerve News

    After a below-par show in the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow, Indian athletes would look to regain the lost pride in the track and field events in the Asian Games starting here Friday. Athletics had contributed 12 medals in the previous edition of the Asian Games but matching that performance seems to be highly unlikely this time as the build-ups have been marred by curtailing of the squad and late clearance from both the ministry and the Athletics Federation of India which is a big distraction for the 56-member athletics squad.

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  16. Awesome Female Athletes Who Took over the Sports WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BleacherReport

    There's no shortage of iconic female athletes, past and present, who more than qualify as stars. Despite the competitive achievements and progress outside the lines, it would be a tough position to defend if you believed sports don't remain a world dominated by men.

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  17. Bush 7th in NationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Campbell Reporter

    There were more than 100 athletes from 24 states in the field when Saratoga High School sophomore Tristan Bush, then still considered a freshman, participated in the hammer throw at the USATF Junior Olympics National Track and Field Championships in Texas last summer. And Bush proved to be among the best when he whirled his hammer 149 feet, 7 inches to finish seventh in the boys 15-16 age group.

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  18. Lolo Jones Opens Up About Being Embarrassed with DWTS PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BleacherReport

    Olympic track and field and bobsled athlete Lolo Jones wasn't able to achieve a medal in two previous Summer Games or in her Winter Games debut in Sochi, Russia, this year. After an early exit on ABC's renowned program Dancing With the Stars , Jones posted a detailed, personal message to her official Facebook page : Jones opens up about falling short of her most recent goals in the public eye, and it was evidently heartbreaking for her that she didn't fare better.

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  19. Qatar aim to soar high in IncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Peninsula

    Qatari athletes, part of the Asian Games squad, take a walk around the Athletes Village in Incheon, South Korea yesterday. The Asian Games opening ceremony will take place tomorrow with 45 nations and territories competing in 36 sports ranging from athletics and swimming to kabaddi and sepak takraw.

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  20. Lolo Jones didn't last long on 'Dancing With The Stars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Sporting News

    Lolo Jones has a message for her haters: she works hard, so please stop teasing her. The Olympian was the first contestant voted off "Dancing With The Stars" after a pretty uncomfortable cha-cha performance.

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