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Thursday Apr 17 | Wall Street Journal

Rio Begins Bidding Process for Olympics Complex

Municipal authorities here have finally kicked off the process to start work on a major sports complex for the 2016 Olympic Games, after delays on the project sparked an outcry from international sports federations last week.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Kirsten Brown: First African American in national canoe and kayak team

"Audrey Lorded battled cancer for fourteen years. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1978 and underwent a mastectomy.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

IT at '08 Beijing Summer Olympic Games to Cost $400M

The price tag for IT and communications at the world's biggest sporting event will run to around US$400 million and use the expertise of thousands of IT managers and engineers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic

WDUN-AM Gainesville

LCKC hosting Canoe Kayak Canada National Team Trials

Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club will host the Canoe Kayak Canada National Team Trials April 25-27 at the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

The Otago Daily Times

Sacrifices starting to pay dividends

In the next few days, the family will find out if Randle has been selected to represent New Zealand in slalom kayaking at the Youth Olympics in China during August this year.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Fodor's

10 Best Lakeside Hotels in the US

This 900-acre resort along east Traverse Bay offers a quintessential summer lake experience.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Travel

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Washington Post

Bach promises action on delays threatening Rio

With sports federations demanding a "Plan B" because of the chronic delays in Rio de Janeiro, IOC President Thomas Bach promised Wednesday to take action to ease the crisis threatening the 2016 Olympics.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Field Hockey, Olympics, Beach Volleyball

Mon Apr 07, 2014

News24

Hartley stars at sprint champs

Bridgitte Hartley has starred at the South African Sprint Canoeing Championships on the weekend at Nagle Dam, near Cato Ridge, KwaZulu-Natal, as the Olympic bronze medallist ticked all the boxes in her long-term strategy aimed at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Outdoor Recreation

Digital Game Developer

TEAS supports iconic OxfordCambridge University Boat Race

On 6 April, The European Azerbaijan Society supported one of the highlights of the British sporting calendar the OxfordCambridge University Boat Race .

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Marylanders Fabien Lefevre, Ashley Nee make U.S. team for ICF Slalom World Championship in McHenry

Fabien Lefevre of Bethesda and Ashley Nee of Darnestown made the U.S. team that will compete at the ICF Slalom World Championship on Sept.

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Related Topix: Benn Fraker, Summer Olympic, Rick Powell, Sports, Olympics, Casey Eichfeld, Olympic Canoe Slalom, Summer Olympics

Fri Apr 04, 2014

North County Public Radio

Former Camp Gabriels prison will become Orthodox Jewish camp

A downstate rabbi plans to turn the former Camp Gabriels prison in Franklin County into a summer camp for Orthodox Jewish boys.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

Olympic rower backs youth watersports facility in Taunton

HE'S the double- Olympic gold medal winner who's secured everything from epic rowing victories to braving the Tour de France's A But it was rowing the River Tone that James Cracknell set in his sights last week to give star backing to a proposed youth watersports facility in Taunton 's heart.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Outdoor Recreation, Kayaking

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The News Tribune

New festival mixes films with on-water experiences

Port Angeles will host a two-day film festival in April in hopes of luring kayakers of all types from around the Northwest.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Outdoor Recreation, Kayaking

The News Tribune

Locals use kayaks to share environmental message

When I first met Ken Campbell nearly a decade ago, kayaking was his business. He ran Azimuth Expeditions on South Tacoma Way.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Outdoor Recreation, Kayaking

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

Ian Payne with a model showing what the COACH building would look like.

GRAND plans for a A 670,000 water sports activity centre to 'bring the River Tone alive' in Taunton are set to be inspected by a rowing legend today .

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Kitsap Peninsula spring outdoors almanac

Rick Miller, of Home, holds a shrimp in his hand as he and Bryan Ellis, of Lakebay, behead them after a day of shrimping in Hood Canal in 2011.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Hiking, Fishing, Summer Olympic

Malaysian National News Agency

Size Of Malaysian Contingent For Asian Games To Be Finalised By Aug 1 - CdM

KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 -- The size of the contingent for the 2014 Asia Games in Incheon, South Korea would be decided by Aug 1, said Chef-de-Mission Datuk Danyal Balagopal Abdullah.

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

The Times

Olympic venue names Gainesville native as manager

Morgan House has been named the new manager of the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue, with the purpose of restoring the facility and attracting visitors to the area.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Washington Times

Rio Games: Crucial meeting next week over funding

The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics face "challenging deadlines," the head an IOC inspection committee said Friday, adding that a meeting with top government officials next week will be "crucial" in finalizing funding and venue planning for the games.

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The Daily Record

PA Editor kayaks down the River Tay

"Just aim for the third arch on the right and make sure the current doesn't slam your kayak into a pillar," my instructor Mark shouted, struggling to be heard over the roaring currents of the River Tay.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Outdoor Recreation, Kayaking, Sports, Tim Baillie, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Canoe Slalom

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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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