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  1. Gill, Barker snare Cougars top awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Trinidad Guardian

    Ashton Gill, left, Senior Male Athlete of the Year at Cougars Track and Field Club shares a photo-call with Ethan Forde, Junior Male Athlete of the Year, Caliyah Wallace, Junior Female Athlete of the Year and Jada Barker, Senior Female Athlete of the Year at the club's end of year dinner and awards ceremony held at the VIP Lounge, Hasely Crawford Stadium, Woodbrook on Wednesday. Aston Gill, 18, and Jada Barker, 17, were named the Senior Male and Female Athletes of the Year 2014 respectively at Cougars Track and Field Club annual Awards and Dinner on Wednesday evening, at the VIP Lounge at the Hasely Crawford National Stadium, Mucurapo.

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  2. No mega events but plenty on the sporting menu in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Star Online

    The lack of an Olympics or a football World Cup deprives 2015 of a single global focus for sports fans but a rich calendar of international events has more than enough world class action to satiate even the most refined palate. Tens of millions of cricket obsessives in South Asia will ensure plenty of eyeballs on the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, while rugby's equivalent is among many contenders for the title of the world's third biggest tournament.

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  3. MusicA Night with Blues Legend Mojo CollinsRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2010 | American Reporter

    As I write this, we're just 24 hours away from the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. I love the Winter Olympics.

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  4. Never say never'Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer

    "Currently, I have no intentions of competing in another Olympics. But, if a challenge arose, who knows," said the two-time gold-medal winner in two-woman bobsleigh.

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  5. Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI, avoids jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Swimmer Michael Phelps, a winner of 18 Olympic gold medals, avoided jail time when a judge placed him on 18 months of probation for pleading guilty to driving under the influence for the second time in 10 years. Michael Phelps, a winner of 18 Olympic gold medals, avoided jail time Friday when a judge placed him on probation for pleading guilty to driving under the influence for the second time in 10 years.

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  6. Anti-doping official warns 'elite sport could die'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    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. WORLD Anti-Doping Authority vice-chairman Arne Ljungqvist says that the credibility of elite sport is in danger of being lost altogether if it does not deal with a historic acceptance of doping in some quarters.

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  7. 3 Utah athletes named to US Special Olympics teamRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    After competing in the Special Olympics for several years, three Utah athletes were named to the USA team and will compete in the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games. The 14th Special Olympics World Summer Games will be held July 15-Aug. 2 in Los Angeles.

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  8. Mercury News editorial: Bringing the Olympics to the San Francisco Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    World-class regions hold world-class events. So in many ways, the Bay Area is the perfect choice to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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  9. Learning On The Job: 5 Questions With Jonathan PetersonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Competitor Magazine

    "I'll always be a miler at heart, but since I've been dancing with sub 4:00 for 3-4 years, I believe I'll shine best in the longer distances," says Peterson. Photo: teamusaminnesota.org Jonathan Peterson isn't a household name in professional running circles, but that's something the Team USA Minnesota athlete hopes to change in the next couple of years.

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  10. Firefighter who survived '75 blaze diesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Philly.com

    George L. Schrufer, 72, a firefighter who survived one of the worst blazes in Philadelphia history, died Thursday, Dec. 18, at his home in Bridesburg. He had suffered numerous health issues since being injured in the massive Gulf Oil refinery fire in 1975.

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  11. Oregon Football: Ranking 10 Best Ducks from 2014 Regular SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    After thoroughly destroying everyone in their path from Oct. 2 on, the second-ranked Oregon Ducks are now tasked with knocking off the defending national champions in the Rose Bowl in order to reach the College Football Playoff National Championship. Before the Ducks get to play Florida State on Jan. 1, it's worth our time to go back and look at one of the best football seasons in school history.

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  12. AFI plansRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    New Delhi: In a major development, the Athletics Federation of India is planning to bring back disgraced Ukrainian track and field coach Yuri Ogorodnik to prepare the Indian team for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Though considered a top coach, Ogorodnik was sacked by the Sports Authority of India in July 2011 after six of his wards - all quarter milers - failed dope tests.

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  13. FIFA facing further scandal as German TV company dodges media ban...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The media were banned from entering the FIFA ExCo hotel in Marrakech after the BBC started filming in the lobby, but the German TV station which did gain access later may be a lot more troublesome. It was German station ARD - who have just revealed a serial doping culture in Russian athletics that has caused tremors within track and field's ruling body, the IAAF - and they had two of their top officials operating inside La Mamounia hotel.

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  14. Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo positive on 'B' sampleRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Hometown Annapolis

    Kenyan marathoner Rita Jeptoo is received by an official as she arrives at Kenya's athletics headquarters to contest a positive drugs test and demand analysis of her B sample. Rita Jeptoo is one step closer to losing her 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon title and nearly $600,000 in prize money from her Chicago victory and the World Marathon Majors series for doping.

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  15. Seckel named CU cross country coachRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    Cumberland director of athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Jim Seckel as the head coach for men's and women's cross country. Seckel has served as the cross country and distance track coach at Franklin Road Academy for the last two years.

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  16. 11 Talented Young Athletes Dominating the Sports WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Shape

    From Mo'ne Davis to Sophia Lucia, these athletic prodigies are on their way to shatter world records and go pro-all before turning 16 Move over Babe Ruth: Last summer, this 13-year-old became a household name thanks to her powerful 70-mile-per-hour pitch that led to a historic shutout during the 2014 Little League World Series. Davis' team's win received unbelievable shoutouts from Ellen DeGeneres and Michelle Obama-and landed her the cover of Sports Illustrated .

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  17. Five-Ring Circus: Here's What San Francisco Would Look Like As the Olympic HostRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Curbed

    San Francisco's Olympic bid organizers have released the details of their $4.5 billion plan for the 2024 Summer Games, and they imagine a city where sporting events could be integrated almost seamlessly into existing structures and places . Cow Palace would play host to boxing matches, cyclists would take over Marina Green, and tennis matches would be held on Treasure Island.

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  18. Former Toledo All-American Emma Kertesz Qualifies for Olympic Time TrialsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | University of Toledo

    Former Toledo All-American Emma Kertesz has qualified for the Olympic Trials for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Kertesz recorded a "B" qualifying time of 2:42.07 in the marathon which automatically qualifies her for the Olympic Trials in Los Angeles on February, 13, 2016.

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  19. Andrea Stephenson to Join UT Volleyball For 2015 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | University of Toledo

    TOLEDO, OH Andrea Stephenson will join the Toledo volleyball team next season as a walk-on, head coach Greg Smith announced on Thursday. A defensive specialist from East Kentwood High School in Kentwood, MI, Stephenson is a three-year letterwinner in volleyball and was named to the all-academic team all four years of high school.

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  20. Usain Bolt slams 'ridiculous' plans to remove aRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has dismissed reported plans for the 200m to be cut from the Olympic Games as "ridiculous" and says it must not be allowed to happen. Bolt, responding to reports that the 200m is among five athletics events at risk of being removed from the Olympic schedule, was very strong in his condemnation.

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