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9 min ago | The News Tribune

Fresh Blake injury fears after pulling up in race

Having missed much of last season with hamstring troubles, there was no immediate word on the double Olympic silver medalist's condition after fellow Jamaican Nickel Ashmeade won in 9.97 seconds ahead of American sprinter Michael Rodgers.

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4 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

Three generations honour Bury Grammar School captains

Grandson Lieutenant Commander Paul Morris, Royal Navy, great grandson Bradley Morris, Bury Grammar School Head of History and Politics Mark Hone, son David Morris THREE generations of a family made an emotional visit to a school for a special assembly to honour its captains from 100 years ago.

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8 hrs ago | Switched

Senior Athletes Defy Stereotypes Of Aging In Stunning Photos

Age is just a number and wrinkles certainly aren't a sign of weakness for senior athletes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Track And Field, Olympic Tennis

9 hrs ago | The State

Doping probe launched into Russian walkers

The suspension of several athletes in Russia's dominant race-walking team has drawn an investigation by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Jared Tallent, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Elena Lashmanova, Vladimir Kanaykin

13 hrs ago | International Business Times

French Police Stops Terrorists' Plot to Blow-up Eiffel Tower, Louvre

French police on Thursday said it had intercepted a terrorists' plot to blow-up the famous romantic monument Eiffel Tower, the Louvre as well as a nuclear plant in France last summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Renaud Lavillenie, Summer Olympics

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Canada.com

Dylan Armstrong gets his due at Jerome Classic

Canada's Dylan Armstrong competes in the men's shot put final, for which he won the bronze medal, at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Dylan Armstrong, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Track And Field

Fermanagh Today

ATHLETICS: Northern Ireland athletes selected for Ireland team in Schools International

Twelve local athletes have been selected for the Irish team which is competing in the Schools International at Cardiff on July 19. The brilliant Megan Marrs from Stratherne who took two golds in the Irish Juniors at Cork is in the 100m and 4x100m relay and should take medals in both.

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

Chronicle Live

Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich to appear in the North East

The world and Olympic champion will make his first visit this weekend when he appears in the Great North 10k in Gateshead Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich, who will be making the first of his two appearances in the North East in Sunday in the Bupa Great North 10k in Gateshead World and Olympic Marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich makes his first of two ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Kiprotich, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Marathon, Outdoor Recreation, Marius Ionescu

Suria

Blake apologises for missing Games

Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake has apologised to the Scottish public for missing the Commonwealth Games as he prepares for this weekend's Diamond League meet.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yohan Blake, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Usain Bolt

Wiltshire Times

ATHLETICS: Captain Emily aims to sign off in style

Members of the Wiltshire team heading to the English Schools Athletics Championships in Birmingham this weekend after receiving their county kit at Devizes School last week EMILY Dixon is playing down her medal hopes on what will be her final appearance for Wiltshire in the two-day English Schools' Track & Field Championships, which were starting ... (more)

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Bicester Advertiser

ATHLETICS: Clarke in best shape of his career

LAWRENCE Clarke says he is the shape of his life as he prepares for two major championships inside a month.

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Droitwich Advertiser

Daley delight for winning athlete Nicolas

BROMSGROVE Preparatory School Pupil Nicolas Jakobsen won the discus and shot put titles at the IAPS National Championships, where he was also lucky enough to meet double Britian's Olympic hero Daley Thompson.

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Sutton Guardian

The women of Hercules Wimbledon Athletics Club go marching on.

Winner: Hercules Wimbledon's Alison Murray led the women's charge at the fourth Rosenheim League Eastern Division match of the season They emerged winners of the fourth Rosenheim League Eastern Division match of the season at Battersea Park, where they held off a strong challenge from rivals Belgrave Harriers.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Cardboard Connection

2014 Topps Allen & Ginter Non-Baseball Autographs Guide

One of the things that makes Allen & Ginter a different product for collectors is the wide variety of topics covered in each box.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Baseball, Sports, Allyson Felix, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Track And Field, Olympic Soccer, Carli Lloyd, Olympic Football

Hawkesbury Gazette

Pearson's ride of a lifetime

NOT many people would give up their job to coach junior sport but that's what Marilyn Pearson did, and since she made the life-changing decision she's been on "the ride of her life".

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Luke Adams, Summer Olympics, Nathan Deakes, Summer Olympic

Newsday

Malcolm all set for retirement race

Christian Malcolm could make his final track appearance in Wales at the Welsh Athletics International at Cardiff on 15 July.

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OregonLive.com

John Canzano's 25 most influential people in Oregon sports: Nos. 11 to 15

Each summer, John Canzano assembles a list of the 25 Most Influential people who make a difference in the local sports scene.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Galen Rupp, Summer Olympics

Iol.co.za

Marathon to apply for silver status

Organisers of the relaunched Cape Town Marathon will apply for global status this season after securing a major sponsor, the race spokesman said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Sunday Herald

First lady of Scottish athletics never runs from a challenge

With due deference to her arch-rival Yvonne Murray, who had McColgan's measure when they met on the track, the Dundee woman can perhaps lay the stronger claim to being the first lady of Scottish athletics.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

East Lancs teams are class act at SPAR Lancashire School Games county finals

A sea of pupils from Chorley, Hyndburn, Burnley and Blackpool cheer as the Lancashire School Games begins at Stanley Park in Blackpool IT'S the greatest sporting extravaganza in junior sport in the county and East Lancashire's schools triumphed at this year's SPAR Lancashire School Games county finals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Holly Bleasdale, Summer Olympic

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
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
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