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3 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly

'Dancing With the Stars' recap: No second chance for a second dance

LET IT GO AND SHAKE IT OFF After a wild first night of stars both failing to meet and exceeding expectations, the first celebrity is eliminated. Also gone for the rest of the season: feather boas and cellphone props.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Bobsled, Lolo Jones, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics, Mixed Martial Arts, Randy Couture, Michael

10 hrs ago | New Yorker

A Referendum on the Union Jack

It's often said that an era's fashions reflect its politics, but this week sees a chance for fashion designers to take the lead, as the London shows for the Spring 2015 collections coincide with the Scottish referendum on independence . Ever since a September 7th poll showed that a slight majority supported independence, there has been an onslaught of pro-union campaigning: warnings of market turmoil and a corporate exodus, and entreaties from the leaders of the three major British parties, who rushed north from Westminster to plea that the two neighbors really are "better together."


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

There's more to Harry than meets the eye

As the Prince marks his 30th birthday, biographer Penny Junor looks at some of the qualities of this complex young man. Prince Harry poses with Ngati Ranana Maori Dancers as he meets the New Zealand Invictus Team at New Zealand House in London.


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

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Star Online

Saudi shuts women athletes out of Asian Games

Sarah Attar, who created history when she became the first female athlete to compete in the Olympics, in London, in 2012, when she ran the 800m event. - Reuters Despite fielding two women athletes at the last Olympic Games in London, Saudi Arabia has reverted to its sexist policy.


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

Mon Sep 08, 2014

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Asian Games: Women sidelined as Saudi Arabia selec...

Saudi Arabia has failed to include a single female athlete in its 199-strong team for the upcoming Asian Games in South Korea, saying its women are not sufficiently competitive. The Saudi stance sparked criticism from Human Rights Watch, which condemned its all-male line-up, saying the ultra-conservative state was shutting the door on female athletes, having previously shown signs of wanting to break down barriers.


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

Newham Recorder

Invictus Games: Chair Sir Keith Mills talks Prince Harry and Olympic legacy

The challenge of organising a brand new international multi-sports event in just seven months might sound like an impossible ask, but that's exactly what Invictus Games chairman Sir Keith Mills and his team have achieved. Invictus games chairman Sir Keith Mills at the unveiling of the medals with Garrard CEO Eric Deardorff and Sergeant Craig Gadd .


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

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Daily Mail

It's been a struggle, admits Harry over his role in war wounded's...

It's been a struggle, admits Harry over his role in war wounded's 'Paralympics': Prince reveals for the first time why he's nervous about hero Games They have been billed as this year's Olympic Games, the sporting event that will send a positive message about life beyond disability for servicemen and women wounded on the front line. But while the world awaits the lavish opening ceremony of the first Invictus Games on Wednesday, organiser Prince Harry has spoken for the first time about how difficult it has been to put on the Paralympics-style event.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Vijender Singh backs out of Incheon Asian Games 2014 due to nose injury: Reports

Indian start boxer Vijender Singh has backed out of the 2014 Asian Games to be held in South Korea due to a nose injury, according to reports.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Boxing, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Vijender, Olympic Badminton, Saina Nehwal

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Photos: Birthday tribute to Reggie Miller

Reggie Miller and his family, right, raise his number to the roof of Conseco during a halftime ceremony.


Related Topix: NBA Players, Reggie Miller, Rik Smits, Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Gary Payton, Summer Olympic, Tayshaun Prince (2008 Beijing Olympics)

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Tehran Times

ISIL: Independent regional actor or CIA-Mossad proxy?

Recent territorial gains in Iraq by the ISIL, the self-proclaimed Islamic State also known as ISIS or DAESH, allegedly without foreknowledge of the western powers, beg the question of who is behind the al-Qa'ida alumnus.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Wed Aug 20, 2014

'Sex harassment' scandal rocks skating in Japan

A sexual harassment scandal was gripping Japan's skating world on Wednesday after pictures emerged of a young heartthrob Olympian in the clutches of the 49-year-old boss of his sport.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Competitive Skating, Olympic Figure Skating, Daisuke Takahashi, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Summer Olympic


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