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2 hrs ago | Times-Herald

Montgomery learning a lot from busy summer

The 16-year-old Moose Javian competed above her weight class and her age group at two international judo competitions in the United States this summer.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

GhanaWeb

Commonwealth Games: Ajara,Fordjour fail to glitter

Ghana's dream of picking more medals at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland was dealt a big blow on Thursday, when the two leading disable athletes flopped miserably in the finals of the 1500m T54 race at the Hampdon Park Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Kwame Nkrumah-Acheampong, Winter Sports, Olympic Alpine Skiing

The Winnipeg Free Press

Teemu Selanne to become first Ducks player to have his number retired

Anaheim will raise Selanne's jersey to the Honda Center rafters on "Teemu Tribute Night" when they host the Winnipeg Jets, Selanne's first NHL team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Teemu Selanne, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Teemu Selanne (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Winter Sports, NHL Western Conference

The Coastal Courier

Volunteers, community support made Special Olympics successful

Editor, I would like to personally thank Fort Stewart EFMP, Reaching Milestones and all the wonderful military and civilian volunteers who came out to support our annual Special Olympics Spring Games.

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USA Today

Olympic gold medalists grand marshals for Cup race

Olympic gold medalists grand marshals for Cup race Meryl Davis and Charlie White will give Sprint Cup drivers start command at Michigan Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1n6N7wi Charlie White and Meryl Davis celebrate winning the gold medal in the free dance program during the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Olympic Figure Skating, Winter Sports, Meryl Davis, Olympics, Charlie White, More Sports, Figure Skating, Competitive Skating, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, John Graham

Xinhuanet

Website launched for Winter Games China bid

The website, which is in Chinese, English and French, will be used to keep the Chinese people, the international community and the International Olympic Committee updated on China's efforts in its bid for the Winter Games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Cam Cole: Are the Commonwealth Games still relevant?

One more month of summer, one more month to plan a great vacation. Here are some very cool spots to cross off your bucket list.

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

Globe and Mail

Signing off: Bill Good reflects on 50 years in broadcasting

CKNW Radio talk show host Bill Good listens to a caller during his show in Vancouver on Wednesday.

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Colorado Daily

Apolo Ohno helps debut Boulder 'Sole of the Community' art display

Apolo Ohno signs a Newton running shoe on the sculpture being built in front of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art on 13th Street on Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Olympic Short Track, Olympics, Apolo Ohno, Winter Sports, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation

Queerty

Johnny Weir To Host Secretly-Shot Documentary Following LGBT Athletes At Sochi Olympics

Olympic ice skater Johnny Weir sparked a heated debate earlier this year when he announced his decision to attend and join NBC's commentary panel at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, despite the fact that his mere presence could have had him arrested.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Figure Skating, Winter Sports, Johnny Weir, Olympics, Ice Skating

Scotsman.com

Commonwealth Games: Live blog day 6

The 21-year old is unlikely to win, still being in eighth place, but achieving such a score on this stage will be satisfying nonetheless.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sean Doherty, Winter Sports, Olympic Biathlon, Olympics, Cricket, New Zealand

The Gazette

Is this the path to the Olympic podium?

The U.S. doesn't yet have the financial backing to commit to full-time curlers like some other countries do - Great Britain, China, Russia, for example.

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Related Topix: Ann Swisshelm, Sports, Phill Drobnick, Olympics, Winter Sports, Olympic Curling, Pete Fenson

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Edmonton Journal

MacKinnon: Legacy a key Commonwealth Games issue

Canada's Brianne Theisen-Eaton, left, celebrates with the Maple Leaf after winning the women's heptathlon 800m athletics event and taking the overall heptathlon gold medal with teammate and overall silver medallist Jessica Zelinka t Hampden Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brianne Theisen, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jessica Zelinka, FIFA World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Tri-cityherald.com

Cho to lead 2018 Olympics organizing committee

The Hanjin Group chairman was unanimously elected in a meeting of 94 committee officials on Thursday and will serve out the remainder of Kim Jin-sun's scheduled term as the Pyeongchang organizing committee president, which was due to expire in October next year.

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Canada.com

Concord Pacific fights bid to replace False Creek sales centre with park

The hot, dry weather has Vancouverites out catching some rays at beaches around the city.

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KIII

UCLA's Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

Pauley Pavilion, UCLA's storied basketball arena where John Wooden coached teams that won eight of his 10 national championships, was drying out Wednesday after its court was deluged by 10 inches of water when a 93-year-old pipe burst near the campus in Westwood.

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Related Topix: Tyler Trapani, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Matt Hamilton, Winter Sports, Olympic Curling

KAUZ

UCLA's Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

Testing software provider ExamSoft Worldwide Inc. says a processing issue has caused a delay for some bar exam takers in multiple states in submitting their answers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Hamilton, Olympics, Winter Sports, Olympic Curling, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

Swindon Advertiser

Swindon's 160 greatest headline makers...part 9

TO celebrate the Adver's 160th anniversary this year we present a Swindon Roll of Honour comprising 160 headline makers from the history of our town.

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DurhamRegion.com

Hockey players win another 'Amazing Race' leg

Olympians Meaghan Mikkelson and Natalie Spooner breezed to a fourth straight first-place finish as "The Amazing Race Canada" continued its Far East sojourn, while fortune found perpetually panicked siblings Sukhi and Jinder Atwal - but not before some desperate floundering in a glitzy casino.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Winter Sports, Meaghan Mikkelson (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

WLBT-TV Jackson

Tokyo governor defends venue relocation plans

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday defended his call to cut costs by relocating some venues for the 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens plans for having almost all the facilities close to the athletes village.

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