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3 hrs ago | WQXI-AM Atlanta

As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

Michael Rogers of Australia led a breakaway to a downhill finish in winning the longest stage as the Tour de France entered the Pyrenees on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Michael Rogers, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Cycling, Quickstep, Tour de France, Vincenzo Nibali, Tejay Van Garderen, Alberto Contador

5 hrs ago |

Real confirm Rodriguez signing

Real Madrid have agreed a deal to sign World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from Monaco, the European champions have announced.


Related Topix: Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Football, Thomas Muller, Toni Kroos, World Soccer, More Sports, Bayern Munich

7 hrs ago |

ATHLETICS: Blake earns GB selection for Euros

The Dorchester athlete will compete in both the T36 100m and 400m as he looks for his first ever gold medal at European level.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympic

11 hrs ago |

Eugene hosts IAAF World Junior championships

In this June 13, 2014, photo, Baylor's Trayvon Bromell points skyward before the start of the men's 100 meters at the NCAA track and field championships, in Eugene, Ore.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Allyson Felix, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Walter Dix

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cybercast News Service

LeBron James begins tour of China

The Cleveland Cavaliers' star was greeted by pianist Lang Lang at the Wukesong Sports Center in Beijing in front of hundreds of basketball fans.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Basketball

This is Wiltshire

Modern Pentathlon champion spurs on Chippenham students

The 28-year-old Team GB Olympian, who trains in Bath, gave an inspirational talk on how perseverance was the key quality that helped her overcome setbacks and, in Rome in 2012, win the world title in the event that comprises pistol shooting, fencing, swimming, horseriding and running.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Modern Pentathlon, Summer Olympic, Olympic Track And Field

Sporting Life

Mark Cavendish suffered a nasty crash in the Tour de France

The 29-year-old crashed on the opening stage of the 3,664-kilometre race two weeks ago, forcing him to pull out of the event and he will also miss the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Mark Cavendish, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Cycling, Quickstep

The Modesto Bee

Kirilenko ends engagement to NHL star Ovechkin

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 file photo, Russian ice hockey player Alexander Ovechkin, left, and retired Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko attend the pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Maria Kirilenko, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Caroline Wozniacki, Olympic Hockey, Alexander Ovechkin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players

Congleton Guardian

Johnson-Thompson ruled out of Games

Katarina Johnson-Thompson has withdrawn from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow due to a foot injury, Team England have announced.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Summer Olympic

Sunday Herald

Tom Daley's plane forced to make emergency landing in Russia after 'technical issue'

He and his partner Dustin Lance Black were among 301 people aboard a Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340 which had to put down in the Siberian city of Irkutsk, on a flight from Shanghai to London.


Related Topix: Olympic Diving, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Tom Daley

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Britain's men's four confident of gold at World Championships

Golden summer: Surbiton's Moe Sbihi, right, with his Team GB men's four crew mates as they celebrate European gold earlier this year Surbiton 's Moe Sbihi has warned Team GB men's four has plenty of room for improvement ahead of the World Championships next month.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Rowing, Summer Olympic, Andrew Triggs Hodge, Olympics, George Nash, Alex Gregory

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Long Beach goes big in beach volleyball

It was the end of a long, hot week on the sands of Alamitos Beach and Long Beach had seen an estimated 40,000 fans attend the World Series of Beach Volleyball.


Related Topix: Beach Volleyball, Summer Olympic, Phil Dalhausser, Sports, Olympics, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Olympic Beach Volleyball, Sean Rosenthal, April Ross

Brandon Sun

Canada fielding its A team at the Commonwealth Games in preparation for Rio

Canada's Ryan Cochrane leave the pool after taking the silver medal in the Men's 1500m freestyle final at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Canoe Sprint, Olympics, Ryan Cochrane, Olympic Swimming, Swimming, Olympic Track And Field, Fernandez, Zach Bell

Let the dead bury their own dead

Jesus told a man who said he would be ready to follow him after he buried his father.


Related Topix: Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Summer Olympic

The Age

England talk down medal table win

The omens are good, but England's team chief Jan Paterson is refusing to talk up her team's chances of breaking a 28-year drought and toppling Australia as top Commonwealth Games nation.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics


Keeney boosts Games diving hopes

Perth teenager Maddison Keeney has confirmed her medal prospects at the Commonwealth Games with a fourth-placing at the Diving World Cup in Shanghai.


Related Topix: Olympic Diving, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Melissa Wu, Rachel Bugg, Jennifer Abel, Anabelle Smith

The Age

Why the Glasgow Commonwealth Games will make great TV

In the know: Steve Hooker, Melanie McLaughlin, Ian Thorpe and Leisel Jones will be commentating on the Commonwealth Games for Ten.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Anna Meares, Olympics, Matt Ryan

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Oxford Mail

SWIMMING: Wynne-Jones doubles up for Blue Fins

LOTTIE Wynne-Jones stormed to back-to-back wins as Bicester Blue Fins climbed to fifth in the Milton Keynes & District League Division 1 table by finishing third in the second round gala at Hillingdon, London.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Swimming, Summer Olympic

San Bernardino County Sun

Sherman Oaksa John Hyden makes a run for ages in beach volleyball

In this file photo, Tri Bourne of United States receievs the ball during the final match between John Hyden and Tri Bourne of United States and Ryan Doherty and Nicholas Lucena of United States on day six of the FIVB Berlin Smart Grand Slam of FIVB World Tour at Washingtonplatz on June 22, 2014 in Berlin, Germany.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Phil Dalhausser, Beach Volleyball, Todd Rogers, Emanuel Rego, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Beach Volleyball


Record holder Rowe pays tribute to Hooker

In the unlikely guise of specialist running coach, Steve Hooker has emerged as a key factor in the success of rising Australian middle distance star Alex Rowe.


Related Topix: Steve Hooker, Sports, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Nijel Amos


Olympic Medal Count

1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35