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. Olympic Medalist Lochte Training in Chula Vista for RioRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    As the six-month countdown to the start of the Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro hit calendars across the world, one of Team USA's biggest stars quietly wrapped up a training session in San Diego. Swimmer Ryan Lochte spent the past three weeks living at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center while training at several high school pools across the county with his teammates on Swim Mac Elite based out of Charlotte, North Carolina.

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  2. Hail, Caesar! and the Rise & Fall of the AquamusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    The Coen brother's newest film, Hail, Caesar! channels the glamour of the Golden-era "aquamusical," the splashy, pool-centric musical genre made popular by Esther Williams in the 1940s and early 1950s. In one of the film's movie-within-a-movie subplots, Scarlett Johansson plays a sequined Hollywood mermaid starring in an Esther Williams-style aquamusical with daring high dives, spouting water fountains, and aerial shots of synchronized swimmers in shifting, geometric patterns reminiscent of those directed by celebrated choreographer Busby Berkeley .

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  3. Former Chiefs Cheerleader reflects on Super Bowl I as an 8 year oldRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | KCTV5

    For 50 years, the Super Bowl has been one of the biggest sporting events of the year. With the big game just around the corner, people are celebrating the half-century milestone by taking a look back from the beginning.

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  4. IAAF seeks Chinese help in athlete's claims of systematic dopingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Echo

    O'Sullivan, who went on to win world championship gold two years later, said she and her fellow competitors did not know what to think when the Chinese athletes "came out of nowhere" in 1993. The only world record from the 1993 Beijing days which has been bettered by now is the 3,000m mark, with Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba past year shaving 39 hundredths off Qu Yunxia's 3:50.46 to now 3:50.07.

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  5. Arizona's Camden Pulkinen to skate at Lillehammer Youth OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Next week will bring the second edition of the Youth Olympics to Lillehammer , Norway, but it will be the first time an American male will participate in the figure skating competition. Camden Pulkinen , the 15-year-old sophomore at Chandler's Hamilton High School, is set to leave for Scandinavia Tuesday and will own that distinction.

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  6. Leon Smith on life after the Davis Cup final, and how some of that...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    TOURING the gargantuan Davis Cup trophy around these islands could never be a one-man job but Leon Smith has grown accustomed to handling silverware. The first victorious captain of the Great Britain team for 79 years has made the short trip from his home near Morningside to accompany this famous old heirloom on its first stop, a thank you visit to main sponsors AEGON, and who knows his midas touch may soon also pay off for Andy Murray's beloved Hibs.

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  7. Amir Khan blames Eddie Hearn for collapse of Kell Brook fight and...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Amir Khan blames Eddie Hearn for collapse of Kell Brook fight and claims promoter went back on A 10m offer Amir Khan has hit back at accusations that he ducked British arch-rival Kell Brook by claiming that promoter Eddie Hearn reneged on a A 10 million offer to fight at Wembley Stadium in June.

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  8. ONE Championship returns to Jakarta for 'Tribe of Warriors' on Feb. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    Set to take place on 20 February at the Istora Senayan, the card features an international main event headlined by welterweights Luis "Sapo" Santos and Rafael "The Machine" Silva. In the local main event, Dutch mixed martial arts veteran Vincent "Magnivincent" Latoel takes on the hard-hitting Kotetsu "No Face" Boku of Japan, while in the Indonesia Warrior Bout, Mario Satya Wirawan of Bogor, Indonesia will square off against countryman Yohan Mulia Legowo.

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  9. Badminton champion Bankier suffers double scare before setting up big finishRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Imogen Bankier survived a double fright before keeping her hopes of finishing her career at the top level of badminton on a high at the Bells Sports Centre in Perth last night. It looked as if the bid by Scotland's most successful ever player to win a 10 successive mixed doubles title and a 16th national title in all, might be over before it began as a result of travel problems while she and partner Robert Blair also suffered an on court scare on their way to Sunday's final.

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  10. How Brazil's Jews samba through the madness of CarnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... 1 million tourists from around the world come to enjoy Carnival in Rio. Prior to hosting events in the 2016 Summer Olympics, the Rio Sambadrome will showcase 26 samba schools that will wow spectators with their exquisite choreography and elaborate ...

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  11. Allison Springer and Arthur Start Sharp At Wellington Eventing ShowcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Chronicle of the Horse

    Allison Springer gave a thumbs up after her dressage test with Arthur, which put her into the lead heading into Saturday's show jumping and cross country rounds with 29.1 penalties. All photos by Catie Staszak While most of the riders at the $75,000 Asheville Regional Airport Eventing Showcase in Wellington are competing their mounts in their first event of the year, Allison Springer's top CCI 4**** mount Arthur has been away longer than most.

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  12. Women's water polo: Top-ranked Cardinal faces first true testRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Stanford's Jamie Neushul, left, is pictured during last season's 7-6 win over UCLA in the NCAA championship match at Stanford. Maybe it has something to do with Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.

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  13. Smith says COC addressing concerns raised by Brassard over Aubut scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    The Canadian Olympic Committee continues to take steps to make sure the organization is a safe environment for all its employees and athletes, the organization's new president said Friday in response to criticism from champion skier Jean-Luc Brassard. "It's a process," Tricia Smith said during an event at the Olympic Speed Skating Oval.

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  14. IAAF investigating claims world record holder Wang Junxia admitted to dopingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    The validity of long-standing world records in athletics has again been called into question after governing body the IAAF confirmed it was investigating claims China's double world record holder Wang Junxia admitted to doping. According to Chinese state media, Wang, who remains the world record holder for the 3,000 and 10,000 metres, admitted being an unwilling participant in a state-sponsored doping programme.

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  15. Worrack wins Ladies Tour of Qatar title as Hosking claims final stageRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Trixi Worrack of Germany celebrates winning the golden jersey on the final day of the Ladies Tour of Qatar in Doha yesterday. At right is Qatar Cycling Federation President Sheikh Khalid bin Ali Al Thani.

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  16. The Make It Or Break It Cast Is Ready For A MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MTV

    In 2009, Freeform introduced the world to four competitive gymnasts - Kaylie Cruz, Payson Keeler, Lauren Tanner, and Emily Kmetko - vying for a spot in the Olympics. Make It or Break It ran for three seasons until the channel cancelled the show just months before the real-life 2012 Summer Olympics.

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  17. Sport24.co.za | Doubles Fed Cup duty for SharapovaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | News24

    Maria Sharapova remained on course for the Rio Olympics as the five-time Grand Slam champion was on Friday named in Russia's doubles team for their Fed Cup first-round tie against the Netherlands in Moscow this weekend. World No 31 Ekaterina Makarova will take on 106th-ranked Kiki Bertens in the opening singles of the World Group clash on the hardcourt of Moscow's Olympic indoor arena from 13:00 SA time on Saturday.

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  18. Sharapova plays in doubles for Russia at Fed CupRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Maria Sharapova entered the Federations World Cup of Tennis for her home country of Russia in order to participate in this year's Olympics according to a report by NBC Sports. Russia faces the Netherlands this weekend in the opening round group play tiebreaker in Moscow.

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  19. Latest News : Iran targets eight medals at Olympics: officialRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    Mahmoud Goudarzi, Iran's minister of sport and youth, is optimistic of winning eight medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Iran left London with a total of 12 medals , finishing seventeenth in the overall medal standings.

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  20. Players' absence dims sheenRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Guwahati, Feb. 5: The absence of star players has taken away some of the sheen from the 12th South Asian Games that began here today. Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap were ruled out by the Badminton Authority of India following injuries, while the country's star squash player Dipika Pallikal has withdrawn from individual events because of a shoulder injury.

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