Summer Olympics Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. NJ's Hernandez might be the next U.S. Olympic gymnastics darlingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... has the chance before her, the chance to grab her own tiny slice of gymnastics history at the upcoming summer Olympics in Rio. In a rigid sport that's all about focus, she oozes so much emotion and expression that she's been dubbed "The Human ...

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  2. A decision looms over Russia's participation in the Olympic Games following doping allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ludlow Advertiser

    Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir welcomed the International Paralympic Committee's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russia, saying: "It's about time." Russia may discover its Olympic fate on Sunday - its track and field athletes are already out of Rio - while the IPC on Friday opened suspension proceedings over the "unimaginable scale of institutionalised doping in Russian sport".

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  3. PM Modi to flag off 'Run for Rio' eventRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off 'Run for Rio' event at India Gate in New Delhi on July 31. In order to create 'Olympic Fever' in the country ahead of next month's multi-sporting spectacle in Brazil, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off 'Run for Rio' event at India Gate in New Delhi on July 31, Sports Minister Vijay Goel said on Saturday. "We want to create a fever of Olympics in the country and keeping that in mind, we will be organising a 'Run for Rio' event from India Gate.

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  4. Riis returns with team, Dumoulin goes home - Tour de France shortsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cycling News

    Edward Theuns of Trek-Segafredo crashes during the 37km Individual Time Trial stage 13 of Le Tour de France from Bourg-Saint-Andeol to La Caverne du Pont D'Arcl Saint-Andeo Bjarne Riis has taken his first steps in returning to cycling with the former Tour de France winner and Lars Seier, former CEO of Saxo Bank, taking over the Danish Continental Team Trefor. It is now known as Team Virtu Pro-Veloconcept, and "will act as a development team to a future 'WorldTour' performing at the world's highest ."

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  5. Cobbles on Olympic road course in Rio partially paved overRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cycling News

    One of the main features of the road cycling circuit for the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, the 2km stretch of cobblestone road through the Grumari Nature Park, has been given a strip of tarmac that will be used for the time trial, Cyclingnews learned this week. Some of the worst sections of cobbles for the road race have also been paved over for "rider safety", according to the UCI.

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  6. Bolt accuses rival Gatlin of 'disrespect'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Usain Bolt has reignited his rivalry with fellow sprinter Justin Gatlin, accusing the American of "disrespect", just two weeks before the Rio Olympics. Jamaica's Usain Bolt creates his 'Lightening Bolt' pose as he celebrates winning the men's 200m in Stratford on July 22, 2016 Brushing aside any concerns about the hamstring injury which forced him to withdraw from his country's Olympic trials earlier this month, the Jamaican sprint king ran a solid time of 19.89sec in his first competitive 200m of this season in London on Friday.

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  7. USA Basketball Blows Aging Argentina Away In Exhibition OpenerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | King James Gospel

    ... and Kyle Lowry was 0-for-2. With this being the first of five exhibition games leading up to the 2016 Summer Olympics, there is plenty of time for Team USA to hit their stride. Cousins proved to be a force that can't be matched, at least not by ...

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  8. Cousins looks to make most of chance with US basketball teamRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    DeMarcus Cousins considers the thought, and one of the NBA's most recognizable scowls quickly turns into a bright smile. Without saying a word, it's clear he agrees: For the first time under Mike Krzyzewski, the U.S. Olympic basketball team has a genuine offensive weapon in the middle.

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  9. Funky or classic? Medal ceremony gets musical makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... music in Brazil is so amazing that's it's a great opportunity to show that. "There are so many sports in the summer Olympics and some of them are so different. For example the music at gymnastics would be very different to BMX, or beach volleyball ...

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  10. Harrison overshadows BoltRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Usain Bolt looked in fine shape for the Olympics by winning his last race before Rio de Janeiro on his return from injury. Keni Harrison also looked more than ready for Brazil by breaking a 28-year record in the 100-meters hurdles in London on Friday.

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  11. Argentina finds US too much to handleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Full of new star power - and dominant on the inside - the US men's basketball team opened its bid for a third straight Olympic gold medal Friday night with a 111-74 exhibition romp over Argentina. A game that was over almost before it began showed the US has to improve its shooting and conditioning.

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  12. Why change of hockey captain is in bad taste...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    IMAGE: From left Hockey India CEO Elena Norman, captain PR Sreejesh, SV Sunil, coach Roelant Oltmans and Sardar Singh. Photograph: Hockey India/Facebook.

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  13. U.S. women blow through Costa Rica in final Olympic soccer prepRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sporting News

    No Women's World Cup champion has gone on to win Olympic gold the following year, but the United States appears in fine form to do so in 2016. The U.S. women cruised past Costa Rica 4-0 in their final tune-up for the Rio Games on Friday night in Kansas City, Kans.

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  14. Cycling: Track star Rebecca Raybould wins world titleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    WEYMOUTH cyclist Rebecca Raybould has become the Junior Scratch World Champion for Great Britain after holding off the chasing pack in Aigle, Switzerland. The 18-year-old broke away from the peloton with 11 laps to go to take the win despite being chased down by Canadian rider Devaney Collier.

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  15. Commonwealth Games volunteers reunite with Caribbean athletesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    COMMONWEALTH Games volunteers have travelled 4,000 miles to the tiny Caribbean island of Montserrat to be reunited with the athletes they looked after in 2014. Mary Barber, Jan Grunberg, Clara Pankhurst and Maureen Whittaker had got on so well with the four sprinters and their coaches in Glasgow that they decided to pay them a visit.

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  16. Banana Boat Buddies: Athlete Activism in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cavs

    As an emphatic speech from presidential nominee Donald Trump wrapped up the 2016 Republican National Convention on Thursday night, host city Cleveland settled into another hot and muggy, quiet midsummer evening. For all the cautious anticipation preceding the Convention that would take over the downtown area, the city kept relatively tame throughout.

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  17. Froome poised to retain Tour de France titleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Chris Froome added to his reputation as one of the best Tour de France riders when he virtually secured his third title, holding on to his overall lead in the last competitive stage, won by Spain's Ion Izagirre on Saturday. Tour de France cycling race - The 146 km Stage 19 from Albertville to Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc, France - 22/07/2016 - Yellow jersey leader Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain rides after a fall during the stage.

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  18. Sukma: Let the Games beginRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Star Online

    KUCHING: The 18th edition of Sukma was officially declared open by the Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud in a colourful and glittering ceremony at the Sarawak Stadium in Kuching. A downpour, which began several hours before the pre-ceremony entertainment began, did not dampen the spirit of the over 40,000 Sarawakians, who had braved the bad weather to witness the event.

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  19. Azreen wants to be the youngest, fastest sprinter in SukmaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Star Online

    The Terengganu athlete is confident she can win the blue riband event after her fine performance in the National Schools Sports Council Athletics championships in Kuala Terengganu in May. The Form Four student from the Terengganu Sports School clocked a personal best 12.02 seconds to break the girls' Under-18 MSSM meet record. The previous MSSM record of 12.07 was set by Chiew Hui Lian of Johor in 2010.

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  20. Remembering Magnificent Seven's magical momentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | USA Today

    Magnificent Seven's magical moment was 20 years ago today Team USA's gold medal performance in the Atlanta Olympics was 20 years ago. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2a81Lsi In a file photo from 1996, Team USA gymnasts wave after receiving gold medals in the Olympic team finals in Atlanta.

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