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  1. Photos: 2014 Nike Women's Half Marathon San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Competitor Magazine

    On Sunday, 25,000 women, as well as a few good men, ran in the 11th annual Nike Women's Half Marathon in San Francisco to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's mission to find cures for blood cancers and ensure access to treatment. Since its inception in 2004, the Nike Women's Half Marathon Series has helped raise more than $152 million for LLS.

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  2. Five views on the fate of Oscar Pistorius as he awaits his sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Judge Thokozile Masipa, who ruled South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide last month, is expected to announce the runner's sentence tomorrow. The decision comes roughly seven months after the trial began for the athlete who made headlines in 2012 for becoming the first double amputee to race in the Olympics.

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  3. PPD Beach2Battleship Iron Distance Triathlon & NHRMC 5K Brings More Than 2,000 AthletesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Beach Carolina Magazine

    On Saturday, Oct. 25, the seventh annual PPD Beach2Battleship Iron Distance Triathlon will bring nearly 2,300 athletes, along with their friends, family and trainers to Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. An additional 300 runners are expected to participate in the inaugural New Hanover Regional Medical Center's 5K , held in conjunction with the triathlon.

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  4. Brandeis coaching duo leads the NCAA in tenureRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Boston.com

    In 1973, soccer superstar Pele visited a Watergate-stressed Richard Nixon in the White House, Billie Jean King won the "Battle of the Sexes," and Mike Coven was named head coach of the Brandeis men's soccer team. At a combined 77 years and counting, Coven and Dallamora are the longest tenured pair of soccer coaches in collegiate history, according to the NCAA.

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  5. Foreman, Joyner-Kersee, Christie, and Campbell-Brown among sporting...Read the original story w/Photo

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  6. Expansion of indoor track at York University scrapped ahead of Pan Am GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2012 | GlobalNews

    Plans to redevelop the Toronto Track and Field Centre for the 2015 Pan American Games have been scrapped, leaving Canada's top sprinters outraged. And delays in replacing the centre's indoor track at York University have left the athletes literally out in the cold.

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  7. Tyke Peacock: Long road backRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The News-Gazette

    ... the reason for his failure to earn a spot alongside Carl Lewis and Edwin Moses on the 1984 U.S. Olympic track and field team. "It was too heavy of a burden," he said. "I was scared people would judge me harshly for all that I let go because of that ...

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  8. Richard Smith CooleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Chronicle-Telegram

    Richard Smith Cooley, 93, a resident of Amherst for 64 years, passed away at Mercy New Life Hospice, Friday, October 17, 2014. He was born in Wakeman, October 13, 1921.

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  9. Netball, bobsled, TT artifacts for GC Foster museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Jamaica Observer

    GC Foster College staged its second sports symposium last Thursday at the college using the theme 'Celebrating Jamaica's Prowess in Sports, Charting New Directions'. There were several presentations throughout the day including Arnold Bertram, who presented on 'Form Policy to Practice: Mapping the future of Jamaica's Sports'.

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  10. Sporting legends galore at Doha GOALS 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Peninsula

    Doha: Former World Heavyweight Champion and US Olympic gold medallist George Foreman, Jamaican triple Olympic gold medallist Veronica Campbell-Brown, US Olympic champion and track and field director Jackie Joyner-Kersee, former UK Olympic 100m gold medallist Linford Christie, 2013 Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli and retired German international footballer Christoph Metzelder have all been confirmed to appear at this year's Doha GOALS Forum that will be held at Aspire Academy here from November 3-5 - under the patronage of the Emir of Qatar, H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

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  11. Former miler Steve Scott has prostate cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The New Zealand Herald

    Scott is undergoing proton therapy, a form of radiation treatment that kills cancer cells while preserving healthy surrounding tissue. He finishes his eight-week course in San Diego at the end of the month.

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  12. Plans for Toronto track centre scrappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | DurhamRegion.com

    Plans to redevelop the Toronto Track and Field Centre for the 2015 Pan American Games have been scrapped, leaving Canada's top sprinters outraged. And delays in replacing the centre's indoor track at York University have left the athletes literally out in the cold.

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  13. Legendary Amherst track and cross country coach Richard S. Cooley dies at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    One of the true legends of area high school coaching, Cooley left his mark all over the local track and field and cross country scenes. "It was all about the basics and fundamentals, like practicing every day," Cooley said about his love of coaching when interviewed before his induction into the Lorain County Track and Cross Country Hall of Fame in 2011.

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  14. TO2015 scraps plans to expand Toronto Track and Field Centre at York UniversityRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Lifestyles

    Plans to redevelop the Toronto Track and Field Centre for the 2015 Pan American Games have been scrapped, leaving Canada's top sprinters outraged. And delays in replacing the centre's indoor track at York University have left the athletes literally out in the cold.

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  15. Rock 'N' Roll Denver Marathon owner serious about supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Denver Post

    Racers stretch before the start of the 4th annual Rock 'n' Roll Marathon and 1/2 Marathon sponsored by Sports Authority in Denver, on October 20, 2013. More than 15,000 participants and thousands of spectators, family and friends took part in the festivities that started and ended in Civic Center Park.

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  16. Nine Athletes, One Coach Inducted into BC Varsity Club Hall of FameRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Boston College Eagles

    Nine athletes and one coach represented Boston College's Class of 2014 that was inducted into the Varsity Club Hall of Fame on Friday night in Conte Forum. The athletes honored were: Allison Anderson '07 , Bob Dirks '09 , Jeff Farkas '00 , Kasey Hill '08 , William Hogan '33 , Marty Reasoner '98 , Kim Scavone '03 , Paul Taylor '04 and Jeff Waldron '99 and former women's basketball head coach Cathy Inglese .

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  17. Boston's $4.5B 2024 Olympic plans include a temporary stadium,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | MassLive.com

    A rough price tag has been determined and a number of possible venue locations have been identified by boosters of Boston's 2024 Summer Olympic bid. Boston 2024 organizers revealed extensive details of the plan with a group of reporters at their South Boston Waterfront headquarters on Friday, just hours after they met with Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the city's delegation on Beacon Hill.

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  18. Pan Am Games bump Toronto Track and Field Centre upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Toronto Star

    When Olympic hurdler Phylicia George lined up for the squat rack at her training centre she could practically reach out and touch sprinter Tremaine Harris , while he was having a massage. He, in turn, could do the same for the rest of the team whether they were discussing a training plan with coaches, icing sore muscles or just eating lunch.

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  19. Schollander, Hayes were spectacular at Tokyo GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Japan Times

    The 1964 Tokyo Olympics had a profound impact on the capital city and the nation. In the third installment of a five-part series running this month, best-selling author Robert Whiting, who lived in Japan at the time, looks at some of the stars who emerged during the competition.

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  20. Adams finalist for world athlete of year awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Stuff.co.nz

    FINAL THREE: Valerie Adams joins Ethiopian's Genzebe Dibaba and Netherlands' Dafne Schippers as finalists for the IAAF women's athlete of the year award. New Zealand shot putter Valerie Adams has been named as one of three women's finalists for the IAAF world athlete of the year award.

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