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  1. Tiler in top category for World Weightlifting ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    Rebekah Tiler has been put in the A category alongside Great Britain team-mate Zoe Smith for the women's 63kg event at the World Weightlifting Championships in Houston DENHOLME'S Rebekah Tiler and Ilkley Grammar School PE teacher Sarah Davies are competing in the World Weightlifting Championships in the United States today. European youth champion Rebekah, 16, has been placed in the same Category A section in the women's 63kg event as her Great Britain team-mate Zoe Smith.


  2. Athletes Jo Pavey and Wendy Sly to collect honoursRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago |

    Four-time Olympian Jo Pavey, 42, last year became the oldest female to win the 10,000m gold in the European Championships, 10 days after winning the 5,000m bronze in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games and just 10 months after giving birth to her second child. She will be awarded the MBE for services to athletics alongside Wendy Sly, 56, an Olympic medallist, who won a memorable 3,000m silver at the 1984 Los Angeles games and continues to support young British athletes.


  3. Champions League PIX: Barca drub Roma; Arsenal's hopes aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago |

    IMAGE: Barcelona's Gerard Pique, second left, celebrates with Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Neymar during the UEFA Champions League Group E match against AS Roma at Camp Nou. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images arcelona's Luis Suarez hit a brace and set up a double for a spritely Lionel Messi to score in his first start after injury in a rampant 6-1 Champions League victory over AS Roma on Tuesday.


  4. Sailing: Scott speeds in front at Finn Gold CupRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    British sailor Giles Scott has opened up a handy lead on the rest of the fleet after just two days at the Finn Gold Cup in Takapuna. Heading into the second day on equal points with local hope Andrew Murdoch, the defending champion jumped 16 points clear of the Kiwi after winning the only race of the day.


  5. Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez keep Arsenal in with a Champions League chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Arsene Wenger's men had lost three of their opening four Group F fixtures, including defeat in Zagreb, and looked to be on the verge of failing to make the knock-out stages of the competition for the first time in 16 seasons. But, knowing they needed Bayern Munich to beat Olympiacos in Germany as well as take care of their own match, the Gunners held up their end of the bargain as Mesut Ozil opened the scoring before an Alexis Sanchez double sealed a comfortable 3-0 win.


  6. Fraser-Pryce, Bolt cop top CASJA awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Gleaner

    World sprint champ-ions Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce have copped the major titles in the second annual Caribbean Sports Awards, organised by the Caribbean Sports Journalists Association . Bolt was unanimously chosen as the sportsman of the year, beating Paralympic athlete Akeem Stewart of T&T and O'Dayne Richards of Jamaica .


  7. NorCal JC soccer: Top-ranked Hartnell men stunned is playoff lossRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Monterey County Herald

    Hartnell College mid-fielder Daniel Pulido, left, gets tripped up by Feather River's Conrad Gooley during the first half of their second round NorCal Regional playoff at Hartnell College in Salinas on Tuesday. SALINAS >> In their nightmares, the Hartnell Panthers will see shots they took Tuesday - lots of them - that missed wide left of the goal, and wide right, and just a bit high.


  8. 8 Things I Think I Thought About Novak Djokovic And The ATP FinalsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Tennis Articles

    The ATP Finals put a fitting period on the 2015 season as the man who began on top, Novak Djokovic, finished the year on top with his 5th career London title. 1. King Novak There really isn't any doubt, he's the best in the biz right now and that's a fact by a wide margin.


  9. WNBL: Lauren Jackson says next 12 weeks to decide her career, Rio Olympic hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Age

    But Jackson admits she is facing a crucial 12 weeks as she takes one last go at finding a solution for her debilitating knee problems which have kept her off court for all but a handful of games in the past two years. The 34-year-old wants to play in her fifth Olympics in Rio next year but knows she has to find a way to return to day-to-day basketball without having her knee "blow up" with swelling.


  10. Macau Open: Sindhu to begin title defending campaign todayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago |

    New Delhi, Nov. 25 : Two-time World Championship bronze medallist and defending Champion PV Sindhu will begin her campaign on Wednesday in the Macau Open Badminton tournament by taking on the unseeded Korean Kim Hyo Minh in the opening round. Sindhu is the only Indian in the women's singles, as world number two Saina Nehwal is not taking part in this tournament.


  11. Local skeet shooter is no long shot for successRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

    From the 13 Weather Team... The National Weather Service has issued... a Winter Storm Watch for the counties of Jewell and Mitchell until 9:00 PM Thursday, and a Winter Storm Watch From the 13 Weather Team... The National Weather Service has issued... a Winter Storm Watch for the counties of Jewell and Mitchell until 9:00 PM Thursday, and a Winter Storm Watch for the counties of Brown, Clay, Cloud, Dickinson, Geary, Jackson, Jefferson, Marshall, Morris, Nemaha, Ottawa, Pottawatomie, Republic, Riley, Shawnee, Wabaunsee and Washington until 6:00 AM Friday. Stay tuned to WIBW-TV, We'll Keep You Safe and Informed.


  12. Murray the key as Britain and Belgium contest Davis Cup finalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Belgium host Britain in the Davis Cup final in Ghent this weekend in a matchup no-one expected and an atmosphere no-one wants. The picturesque Flanders city is just 55 kilometres from Brussels, still reeling from the fallout of the terrorist attacks on Paris that killed 130 people and injured hundreds more.


  13. Canterbury's local heroes namedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Press On-Line

    Christchurch firefighter and Urban Search and Rescue technician Keith Norton, who has been named a local hero, practices techniques while being filmed by a Japanese television crew in 2012. The Kiwibank Local Hero award recipients have been named in recognition of the "inspiration and contribution" they make to their communities.


  14. David Haye (left) and Mark de Mori following a press conference at the O2 in LondonRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. David Haye admits a sense of unfinished business has lured him back to the ring, with his sights firmly set on becoming world heavyweight champion once again.


  15. This beauty is a beastRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Http

    Hollie Yokley is not just another pretty face. When it comes to winning, she gets it done and has two championship belts and 25 medals to prove it.


  16. Brendan Burke is proud to now sport a Knights jerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    London Knights defenceman Evan Bouchard shoots on new goaltending acquisition Brendan Burke during a team hockey practice at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ont. on Tuesday.


  17. Lin Dan grabs limelight at Olympic test eventRead the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    Rio de Janeiro, Nov 25 : China's five-time world champion and dual Olympic gold medallist Lin Dan praised Rio 2016 preparations after a dominant opening performance at the badminton test event. The 32-year-old needed just 22 minutes to sweep aside Brazilian Igor Ibrahim 2-0 at the Riocentro venue here on Tuesday, Xinhua reported.


  18. Boris Becker snubs his beloved Bayern Munich to watch Wimbledon...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Tennis legend Boris Becker had only one place in mind when he was looking for a football fix on Tuesday night... Wimbledon. The 48-year-old German ignored the allure of watching his beloved Bayern Munich hammer Olympiacos in the Champions League to take in the League Two encounter between AFC Wimbledon and Dagenham and Redbridge.


  19. Rio test event crucial for New Zealand Olympic kayak hopefuls Dawson and JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Top New Zealand whitewater kayakers Mike Dawson and Luka Jones are impressed by the Olympic facilities as they prepare for the official test event in Rio de Janeiro this week. After a whirlwind three months of adventure paddling, Dawson is back in slalom mode as he eyes up the 2016 Olympics.


  20. Gophers volleyball: For senior Daly Santana, a long, successful journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Minnesota outside hitter Daly Santana makes a play en route to a victory over Radford in a first-round NCAA volleyball playoff match at the Sports Pavillion on Dec. 6, 2013. Santana showed up as a talented but raw 17-year-old outside hitter from Corozal, Puerto Rico, who could barely speak English.