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  1. Tracka s rise, cricketa s fall*Aug. 29, 2015, 10:39 PM AstRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Trinadad Express

    The Sobers of athletics: Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates after winning the men's 4x100m relay final for Jamaica at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, China, yesterday. - Photo: AP IN 1967, the celebrated English author Sir Neville Cardus wrote that no cricketer had "proven versatility of skill as convincingly as Sobers has done, effortlessly and after the manner born".

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  2. Coming of AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Trinadad Express

    CELEBRATION TIME: Michelle-Lee Ahye, left, Kelly-Ann Baptiste, Semoy Hackett and Reyare Thomas celebrate bronze in the IAAF World Championship women's 4x100 metres event, at the Bird's Nest Stadium in Beijing, China, yesterday. - Photo: GETTY IMAGES IT has been a long road, and a rough one too, for Kelly-Ann Baptiste.

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  3. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Bangkok Post

    Ethiopian Mare Dibaba lived up to her billing as the world's fastest marathon runner by winning the gruelling event at the world championships in a sprint finish on Sunday. Ethiopia's Mare Dibaba wins the final of the women's marathon athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the "Bird's Nest" National Stadium in Beijing on August 30, 2015 Dibaba timed 2hr 27min 35sec to edge Kenya's Helah Kiprop by just one second after a sprint in the final 50 metres of the race held in overcast, relatively cool conditions.

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  4. Sania Mirza receives the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    New Delhi: Tennis star Sania Mirza received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the country's highest sporting honour on Saturday, while 12 others, including ace shooter Jitu Rai and hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh were conferred with the Arjuna Award. President Pranab Mukherjee honours tennis player Sania Mirza with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2015 at a ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi on Saturday.

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  5. Mo Farah feels incredible after completing golden hat-trick of doublesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Basildon Recorder

    Mo Farah revelled in becoming a history maker as he completed a hat-trick of long-distance doubles at global championships by retaining his world 5,000 metres title in Beijing. The 32-year-old followed up his 10,000 metres triumph by storming to gold over the shorter distance to rack up his seventh straight global crown - an unprecedented period of domination.

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  6. If L.A. bids for 2024 Olympics, will taxpayers be on the hook?Read the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... to bidding for the 2024 Olympic Games. When Los Angeles City Council members vote on pursuing the 2024 Summer Olympics this week, they will be deferring an issue that will probably return to haunt them: Whether city taxpayers should be made liable ...

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  7. Tallent's world silver makes big statementRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | The Courier

    TRUE TALENT: Ballarat's Jared Tallent celebrates his men's 50km finish but will boycott a major Russian meet next year. Picture: Getty Images JARED TALLENT reconfirmed why he is one of Australia's best athletes earning a world championship silver medal in the men's 50-kilometre walk in Beijing on Saturday.

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  8. Stoudemire readies for MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | NBA.com

    He's been texting and talking with Chris Bosh regularly. He's considered himself close with Goran Dragic for years, going back to their time together with the Phoenix Suns.

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  9. Mare Dibaba breaks the tape in the Bird's Nest. Photo: EPARead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | South China Morning Post

    Ethiopian Mare Dibaba lived up to her billing as the world's fastest marathon runner by winning the gruelling event at the world championships in a sprint finish on Sunday. Dibaba timed 2hr 27min 35sec to edge Kenya's Helah Kiprop by just one second after a sprint in the final 50 metres of the race held in overcast, relatively cool conditions.

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  10. Jenna Prandini wins silver at worlds in 400 relayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee

    United States' Allyson Felix, Jasmine Todd, English Gardner and Jenna Prandini celebrate after finishing second in the women's 4x100m relay final at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Jenna Prandini is coming back to the United States with a medal from the world track and field championships in Beijing.

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  11. Ethiopia claims marathon gold in BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    Ethiopia's Mare Dibaba triumphed in the women's marathon following a sprint finish at the world athletics championships in Beijing. Dibaba edged out Kenyan Helah Kiprop in the home straight inside the Bird's Nest to win by just one second in a time of two hours, 27 minutes and 35 seconds.

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  12. FESTIVAL: Bringing Latin to Britten a ' Flipside at Snape Maltings, 2nd-4th October 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | All About Jazz

    FlipSide brings to the people of East Anglia the diverse and astonishing cultures of Latin America--something they would otherwise struggle to access. --Genevieve Christies, Executive Director, FlipSide A Latin American arts festival in sleepy Suffolk? It sounds 'bonkers," as FlipSide executive director Genevieve Christie puts it.

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  13. Usain Bolt perfect yet again at worlds with third gold; Ashton Eaton sets world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Canada.com

    Dispelling two years of injury doubts, the Jamaican won three sprint gold medals this week for an overall world championship record of 11. The last of them came Saturday when he anchored the 4x100-metre relay team with free-flowing, giant strides that have made him an icon for the sport. Behind him, the United States was far back in second place.

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  14. Dramatic bronze for 4x100 relay team caps big day for Canada at track worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Canada.com

    A record for Damian Warner. Redemption for Canada's men's 4x100-metre relay team.

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  15. The Latest: Mare Dibaba wins women's marathon at worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC 33/40

    A sheriff's deputy in uniform has died after he was fatally shot while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station. Texas prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling his patrol car with gas in what officials... Donald Trump held a $100-per-person campaign event - which he repeatedly insisted wasn't a fundraiser - outside Boston on Friday evening as he backpedaled on his previous pledge not to accept contributions for... Donald Trump will decide soon whether to mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president, the real estate mogul said Saturday.

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  16. 4x4 men in medal raceAug. 29, 2015, 10:17 PM AstRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    RELAY CROWD: Trinidad and Tobago's Jarrin Solomon, centre, background, completes his second leg run in the second men's 4x400 metres qualifying heat at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, yesterday. T&T third leg runner Deon Lendore waits for the baton.

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  17. Ankles beware: Watch the NBA season's 60 nastiest crossoversRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mashable

    Now we can relive the 60 nastiest crossover dribbles of the NBA season, thanks to the 15-minute video embedded above. Watching hapless defenders look like they just roller-skated over banana peels never gets old.

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  18. Nigeria in face-saving medal huntRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    N igeria's women 4x400m are in a position to win a medal and spare the country some blushes as the IAAF World Championships ends today in Beijing, China. The team featuring Regina George, Funke Oladoye, Tosin Adeloye and Patience Okon-George clocked a season's best of 3.23.

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  19. Dibaba holds on to win women's marathon in BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    Mare Dibaba of Ethiopia crosses the finish line to win gold in the women's marathon final during Day 9 of the IAAF world track and field championships in Beijing on Sunday. It marked the first women's marathon title for Ethiopia.

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  20. Walnut Creek Aquanuts Perform: Dancin' in the CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Dancin' in the Creek, the 46th Walnut Creek Aquanuts Fall Synchronized Swimming Show celebrates many forms of dance from inspiring world cultures; Irish, Bollywood, Latin, Hip Hop, Contemporary, and others. Intricate choreography, theatrical formatting complete with a new 3-D stage and jumbo screen, plus glittering costumes are sure to make for a series of magical nights.

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