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3 hrs ago | El Paso Times

Wayne Thornton: Olympian Greg Louganis to speak at Respect the Water banquet

Five-time Olympic diver Greg Louganis will speak at the Drowning Prevention Coalition's Respect the Water banquet Aug. 14 at the Camino Real Hotel.

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Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Greg Wilson, Swimming

8 hrs ago | Airdrie City View

Olympic medallist cheers on family during Summer Games

As spectators watched the team handball competition at Genesis Place Recreation Centre or the softball action at Chinook Winds Park during the 2014 Alberta Summer Games on July 25 to 27, they may have done a double take as they noticed an Olympic gold medallist was watching the events as well.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kevin Martin, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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 Winter Games

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, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

NBC29

UCLA's Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

U.S. Border Patrol officials said Wednesday that agents discovered a garage-sized hole through a steel fence that divides the United States and Mexico just east of Nogales, Arizona.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Hamilton, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Kevin Love, Summer Olympics

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, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Pete Fenson

Daily Pilot

Boys' Water Polo: CdM Aquatics Blue earn gold at Junior Olympics

The CdM Aquatics Blue began the USA Water Polo Junior Olympic Championships with two losses in its first three matches in the under-18 championship tournament.

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Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Kevin Johnson, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Not easy being elite: Some professional and elite runners sacrifice plenty to solidify greatness

Shadrack Kosgei holds a steady pace as he makes his way across East Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz during the 2013 Wharf to Wharf Race.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Kevin Johnson, Summer Olympic, Diego, Olympic Baseball

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Pilot

Water Polo: CMHS hires Serrano twins to coach boys' and girls' teams

Many say, "it's all about timing," when referring to a good relationship. Perhaps the same could be said for Costa Mesa High School and its hirings for coach of the boys' and girls' water polo teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Brown, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

The Age

Angry: Zac Alexander has been forced out of the Australian squash squad at the Commonwealth Games.

A shattered Zac Alexander has lifted the lid on his last-minute omission from Australia's Commonwealth Games team, saying the morale of the men's squash squad was shot and that his partner Ryan Cuskelly now "doesn't even want to step foot on the court" in Glasgow.

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Related Topix: David Palmer, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cambridge Evening News

Commonwealth Games Blog: Not bad for starters

Three Scottie dogs quarrelling with each other is not the first sight I expected to see on arrival at Celtic Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Winter Sports, Chris Hoy, John Dunlop, Olympic Winter Games

Newsday

Mayor 'to miss housing target'

The Mayor of London will miss his target to build 55,000 affordable homes in the capital by 2015, statistics from a housing board have suggested.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Winter Sports, Dave Brown, Olympic Winter Games

Tue Jul 22, 2014

BleacherReport

Ranking the Best Opponents for Tyson Fury After Dereck Chisora's Injury

As reported yesterday by the BBC and Sky Sports , heavyweight contender Dereck Chisora was forced to pull out of his fight scheduled for this weekend with fellow Brit Tyson Fury.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Kevin Johnson

The Independent

Commonwealth Games 2014: Glasgow takes baton as tournament gets up and running

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Related Topix: Sports, Sarah Anderson, Olympics, Winter Sports, Olympic Winter Games

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Taber Times

Tour De Force

For some people cycling is a hobby ... for 25-year-old Blake Schmidt who has autism, it is a passion.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, John Muller, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Stuff.co.nz

Olympic golf rules help NZ, but US not happy

The qualification rules have been decided for the 2016 Olympics golf tournament and while they're being met with consternation in the United States, they suit New Zealand.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Mark Brown, More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Phil Mickelson, Jason Dufner, Golfers, Danny Lee

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Michigan State Hall of Fame inductees announced

Former football standouts Flozell Adams and Carl "Buck" Nystrom headline a class of six that will be inducted into the Michigan State Athletics Hall of Fame this fall.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Johnson, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Summer Olympic, Olympic Gymnastics, Summer Olympics

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Times

Maggie Martin: At 4th of July parade, 'Vail Welcomes the World'

On July 4, Vail, Colo., welcomed the world to Vail Valley. The world arrives in February for the World Alpine Ski Championships.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mikaela Shiffrin, Winter Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Cindy Wood, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Brandon Sun

Thiessen to bring trophy to Brandon

Unlike hockey with the Stanley Cup, one of curling's most prized trophies is not given to people who win it to bring home and have a day to celebrate.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, John Morris, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Cape curlers host international competition

On opening night of the 45th annual Summerspiel curling tournament Thursday, curlers from all over the world mingled over food and drinks at the Cape Cod Curling Club.

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Related Topix: David Palmer, Sports, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Meghan Lino

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