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2 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most experienced international players.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, NBA Players, LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers

4 hrs ago | Hillingdon Times

Excitement as Bolt arrives at Games

Glasgow is preparing to welcome the "world's fastest man" as Usain Bolt arrives to compete in the Commonwealth Games.


Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jessica Ennis, Rhys Williams, Gareth Warburton, Greg Rutherford, Mo Farah

7 hrs ago | The Town Talk

As Team USA beckons, Davis not worried about rest

Getting enough rest during the NBA offseason is the least of Anthony Davis' concerns.


Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Anthony Davis, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Manu Ginobili, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tony Parker, NBA Players

8 hrs ago |

Canada's Patricia Bezzoubenko captures second rhythmic gymnastics gold of Games

It was a remarkable moment for the rhythmic gymnast who has lived most of her life in Russia but was overjoyed to win gold Friday for Canada.


Related Topix: Sports, Alexandra Orlando, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Francesca Jones, Summer Olympics, Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics, Swimming, Olympic Winter Games

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Real Madrid, Atletico bring Spanish soccer to Bay Area

Soccer rivals Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid can't get away from each other. Teams that divide loyalties in the Spanish capital play on consecutive days this weekend in the Bay Area.


Related Topix: Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi

Braveheart Wallace claims gold

Edinburgh's Daniel Wallace demonstrated his Braveheart spirit as he roared to Commonwealth Games gold in the 400 metres individual medley at Tollcross.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Judo, Moira de Villiers, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Judo, Martial Arts

Northern Michigan News

Rowsell gets England gold at Commonwealth Games

Track cyclist Joanna Rowsell helped England break New Zealand and Australian domination of the individual pursuit at the Commonwealth Games on Friday.


Related Topix: Jason Kenny, Sports, Jack Bobridge, Olympic Cycling, Joanna Rowsell, Alex Edmondson, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Annette Edmondson, Chris Hoy

Rock Hill Herald

Rule change: Blood and bumps at Commonwealth Games

Within minutes, Mathew Martin of Nauru had a large lump on his head from a punch.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Boxing, Benson Njangiru, Michael Conlan, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Congleton Guardian

Gold joy for Scot Renicks

Edinburgh judoka Kimberley Renicks won gold for Scotland in the women's under-48kgs Commonwealth Games final with victory over India's Sushila Likmabam.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Judo, Summer Olympics, Ashley Mckenzie, Colin Oates, Lisa Kearney, Kelly Edwards, James Austin

Evening Times

Mr Motivator takes a tumble out of celebrity gymnastics show

BBC celebrity gymnastics show Tumble has been hit by injury after contestant Mr Motivator suffered a dislocated knee in rehearsals and needs to undergo surgery, forcing him out of the competition.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Summer Olympics, Louis Smith

This is Oxfordshire

Swimmer's dream fulfilled with help from jelly babies

A MEDICAL student who swam 21 miles across the Channel has told how jelly babies and a determination to raise money for charity got her through the gruelling challenge.


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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

York Press

Tom Daley is determined to continue beyond the Commonwealth Games

The 20-year-old was responding to speculation that his appearance for England at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow would be his last.


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

Romsey Advertiser

Hosts Scotland on the gold standard

Judo star Kimberley Renicks won the first gold for host nation Scotland in the women's under-48kgs final with victory over India's Sushila Likmabam.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Triathlon, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alistair Brownlee, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Chris Hoy, Olympic Cycling, Sir Chris Hoy


Daniel Cormier, champion Jon (Bones) Jones already talking trash ahead of UFC 178

With No. 1 contender Alexander Gustafsson sidelined by a knee injury, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and new challenger Daniel Cormier have wasted little time talking trash ahead of their UFC 178 main event.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Daniel Cormier, UFC 128: Shogun vs. Jones, Jon Jones

Ilkley Gazette

ALISTAIR Brownlee vowed he would never lose his hunger after adding yet another

England's Alistair Brownlee celebrates winning on the home straight during the Men's Triathlon at Strathclyde Country Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games near Glasgow.


Related Topix: Alistair Brownlee, Olympic Triathlon, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Vicky Holland, Richard Murray

Wiltshire Times

Commonwealth Games: Tom's chance arrives

WHEN Tom Reed takes his first steps on to the Commonwealth Games mat in Glasgow tomorrow, he will have an extra spring in his step as he looks to put on a show for his nearest and dearest.


Related Topix: Sports, Euan Burton, Olympics, Olympic Judo, Summer Olympics, Judo, Martial Arts

Wiggins leads England into final

Sir Bradley Wiggins will race for gold on his track cycling return this evening, with England facing off against favourites Australia in the team pursuit final at the Commonwealth Games.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Jack Bobridge, Shane Perkins, Glenn O'Shea, Alex Edmondson, Sir Chris Hoy

Andover Advertiser

Farah out of Glasgow Games

Team England announced the 31-year-old double Olympic and world champion, who was due to go for gold over 5,000 and 10,000 metres in Glasgow, had made good progress on his recovery from a recent illness, but had withdrawn to focus on getting back to full fitness in time for next month's European Championships in Zurich.


Related Topix: Sports, Jessica Ennis, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Mo Farah

The Washington Post

Daniel Cormier meets Jon Jones for belt at UFC 178

Cormier is a former U.S. Olympic wrestler who excelled as a heavyweight before moving down to 205 pounds this year.


Related Topix: Daniel Cormier, Mixed Martial Arts, Jon Jones, Sports

Wed Jul 23, 2014

5 Things to know about the Tour de France Stage 17

The 166 riders still standing out of the 198 who set out from Leeds, England on July 5 have one more lung-busting day in the mountains on Thursday, when the legendary 2,115-meter Tourmalet and the infamous Hautacam climbs could well settle the race's final podium placings.


Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Jean-Christophe Peraud, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Michael Rogers, Simon Gerrans, George Hincapie, Cadel Evans


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