Summer Olympics Newswire (Page 5)

Summer Olympics Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Summer Olympics. (Page 5)

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  1. Magic Maisie claims silver for Team GBRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    PONTYPOOL gymnast Maisie Methuen claimed a silver medal for Great Britain at the 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia. The 14-year-old finished second on the balance beam with a score of 13.650 to claim one of 20 medals for Team GB.

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  2. Bigger than Texas: Morgan to swim in up to 12 events at world championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Central Western Daily

    ORANGE swimmer Craig Morgan is no stranger to donning green and gold, and said he can't wait to get another chance to do so at the 2015 World Deaf Swimming Championships in America later this month. WATER WORLD: Orange swimmer Craig Morgan flies out for the 2015 World Deaf Swimming Championships next week.

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    4 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    US Katie Ledecky celebrates after setting a new world record and winning the final of the women's 1500m freestyle swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 4, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER NEMENOV Katie Ledecky of the USA demolished her own world record as she retained the women's 1500m freestyle world title in Tuesday's final.

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  4. Katie Ledecky - the 18-year-old American prodigy who broke a...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... won't enroll until in the fall of 2016. Over the next year she will train for, and likely dominate, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. If she can continue her historic run of form, Ledecky will have had quite the Gap Year - and will be quite the ...

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  5. Five codes away at five venuesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    The boys' First XI football team will compete for the Linwood Cup in Dunedin; the girls' First XI football team will play in Invercargill; the mixed hockey team is off to Greymouth; the under-15 rugby team has a mini tour of Central Otago; the boys' basketballers will play in Ashburton, and the senior A netball team will compete in Timaru. In the local secondary schools football competition, the Kavanagh second XI and third XI have reached the final of their grade and will play each other.

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  6. History for Lauren Boyle as she wins silver in 1500m at world swimming champsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    New Zealand's star of the pool Lauren Boyle has swum herself into New Zealand swimming history with a silver medal at the world championships in Russia. In doing so Boyle smashed her own New Zealand record, clocking a stunning 15:40:14 to take nearly five seconds off her previous record set at the last world championships in Barcelona in 2013.

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  7. Will Self endorses Christian Wolmar to be Labour's candidate for Mayor of LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New Statesman

    Will Self has endorsed Christian Wolmar's bid for Labour's mayoral nomination in an open letter to the New Statesman . The respected author, whose 2012 work, Umbrella , was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, praises the transport expert, who Self has known for "over thirty years".

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  8. UTT students start online petition to bring back animation teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    Students of the University of T&T Animation programme have already gathered close to 100 signatures for an online petition which is demanding that their teacher, Camille Selvon-Abrahams, who was dismissed by the university, be reinstated. "Camille Selvon-Abrahams is the pioneer of Animation in the Caribbean, being the one to start an animation festival and an animation Diploma in Animation at UTT in Trinidad and Tobago.

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  9. IAAF dismiss mass doping allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The IAAF dismissed as sensationalist and confusing allegations of mass doping that have rocked the world of athletics. Photo by: Sang Tan The IAAF dismissed on Tuesday as "sensationalist and confusing" allegations of mass doping that have rocked the world of athletics in the build-up to this month's world championships in Beijing.

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  10. ERA committed to keeping alive tradition of rowing in wood boatsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    When it comes to the rowing, a wood boat is heavier and more cumbersome, and thus more difficult to propel through the water. But when it comes to the history, it doesn't get much better than being in a boat that belongs to the sport's bygone era.

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  11. In which sports can women equal men?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Sand Trap

    The question is NOT if a few women can compete well against men in sport. That, I know happens with number of sports.

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  12. Singapore swimmers train their focus on junior championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Dylan Koo, Hoong En Qi and Quah Jing Wen are some of Singapore's junior swimmers that were involved in the SEA Games and will participate in the upcoming FINA World Juniors. SINGAPORE: Like many other sports, swimming requires physical prowess and strong technique, but there is another aspect that could prove to be the difference between a gold and silver.

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  13. Green wins Beijing appealRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    Jack Green will compete in the men's 400m hurdles at the World Athletics Championships this month following a successful appeal to British Athletics. "I am pleased my appeal to be included in the individual event was successful," Green said in a British Athletics statement.

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  14. Swimming: Records tumble as Australia strike double goldRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Katie Ledecky of the USA wrote swimming history again at the world championships on Tuesday as three records fell while Australia won backstroke double gold. Katie Ledecky of USA celebrates after setting a new world record and winning the final of the women's 1,500m freestyle swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

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  15. Golden Nuggets: Mark Canha Walks Off For A'sRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | California Golden Blogs

    The Golden Bear hits a walk-off double to beat the Indians 2-1, Missy Franklin makes a challenging tradition, and Sony Dykes welcomes another former WAC coach to the Pac-12 ranks.

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  16. MLA and cabinet minister Michelle Stilwell selected to compete in Parapan Am GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Athletics Canada nominated 38 athletes for its track and field team on Friday and Stilwell was on the list. The nominations are not final until they get the approval of the Canadian Paralympic Committee, but that's generally considered a formality.

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  17. Top diver Rebecca Gallentree and Team GB diving team film video...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

    World Champion diver Rebecca Gallantree and her fellow Great Britain teammates have filmed a video calling for Chelmsford's diving boards to be saved. The team were at the Aquatic World Championships in Kazan, Russia, when they filmed the video, which sees each member shouting, "Save Chelmsford's diving boards!" New A 25million plans proposed by Chelmsford City Council for the Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre do not include diving boards and pool, with the council claiming not enough people use the current facilities to make them financially viable, a move which Chelmsford Diving Club claims will force it to close.

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  18. Aussies dominate podium at world swimmingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Australia dominated the 100-meter backstroke events at the world swimming championships Tuesday, winning the men's title and going 1-2 in the women's final. Two more world records fell on the third night of swimming at Kazan Arena, where a cool breeze swept through the soccer stadium.

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  19. Asb Yspoty: Simon Child - 2005Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Each week until the annual ASB YSPOTY awards dinner in November, we profile past winners as we count down to the 25th annual event which honours the top young college sportspeople in the region. This time 10 years ago, Simon Child was in the middle of a golden season of hockey for King's College.

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  20. Pair become youngest to row AtlanticRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BBC News

    Tom Rainey and Lawrence Walters, both aged 23, left New York on 3 May in their boat Yves, bound for the UK. They landed in Salcombe, Devon, after rowing for about 3,800 miles and were welcomed by hundreds of well-wishers.

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