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  1. Russian runner Korobkina decides against IAAF competitions under neutral flagRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    With the European indoor championships just 10 days away in Serbia the IAAF hasn't issued any rulings on 44 applications from Russians including 2015 world high jump champion Maria Kuchina The IAAF says it will allow some Russians to compete in the European indoor championships as "neutral athletes", rather than under the Russian flag, if they can show they have undergone regular drug testing independent of the suspended Russian testing agency, and aren't implicated in an alleged doping coverup. Athletes will be allowed to compete at the World Athletics Championships in August in London this year as neutrals if they can prove to the IAAF that they have been tested regularly outside of Russian Federation.

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  2. Juan Mata makes honest admission about Chelsea v Man UnitedRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    We should have won, but we lost the ball in the last minute and they equalised for it to go to extra time. The remaining quarter final will see the victor of Manchester City's replay with Huddersfield travel to Middlesbrough.

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  3. Klem, Robb off to CantonRead the original story

    39 min ago | Salem News

    Crestview junior Rebekah Klem and West Branch freshman Jamyson Robb won't have to look far to see a familiar face during Thursday's Division II state swimming meet. The two training partners will both be vying for podium spots in the 100-yard breaststroke when action gets under way at 5 p.m. Thursday at C.T. Branin Natatorium at Canton McKinley High School.

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  4. Sport24.co.za | More struggles for SA tennis No 1Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | News24

    Kevin Anderson's struggles continued when he lost his first round match to Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro at the Delray Beach Open on Monday. It was Del Potro's first match of 2017, having skipped the Australian Open to better regain fitness after helping Argentina win the Davis Cup last November.

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  5. Hunter: Ward Mistreated By Media, HBO - Why Wouldn't He Retire?Read the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Boxing Scene

    Shortly after Andre Ward's close unanimous decision victory over Sergey Kovalev, Ward voiced that he might retire before granting the Russian puncher a rematch - a statement that surprised many who simply saw the statement as hard-balled negotiations. "If they were treating you that way at your job," Hunter asked in a video interview with YouTube channel Villanfy Media, "You would think about getting another job, wouldn't you?" According to Hunter, frustrations with HBO and the boxing public have left Ward sour on the business, listing the media reactions in the aftermath of his last fight as the final straw.

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  6. Gymnastics club has strong start to seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Prince George Citizen

    Prince George Gymnastics Club athletes swept three different categories of competition at the Zone 8 championships in Quesnel last weekend. Locals claimed all three podium spots in the Level 2, Level 4 and Level 6 junior divisions.

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  7. Table tennis needs to follow Chinese model: OvtcharovRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of India

    Four-time Olympic table-tennis medallist and World No 5 Dimitrij Ovtcharov, who visited India seven years ago when he won his ITTF Pro Tour event, was in the capital for the second time to participate in last week's ITTF World Tour India Open. The 28-year-old Ukrainian-born German spoke at length with TOI Sports on the game and how it can be made popular among spectators.

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  8. Sports briefly: Candice Wiggins hears response to her criticism of the WNBARead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    Current and former WNBA players were empathetic to Wiggins but also disputed her claims in social media posts. An example came from "Next time, I hope you ask your journalist to interview someone else who was there with you.

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  9. 2017 promises much, but will it deliver?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Gleaner

    AP Usain Bolt with other members of Jamaica's gold medal winning sprint relay team in Beijing. From left Asafa Powell, Nesta Carter and Michael Frater.

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  10. Football Ferns captain Abby Erceg's retirement and outcry a 'last-ditch effort'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The Football Ferns captain announced her retirement from international play on Tuesday, speaking out about the difficulties New Zealand-based players face in maintaining standards while balancing a full-time training schedule with work and study. While Erceg is not based in New Zealand - she plays professionally in the United States - she is taking a stand on behalf of those who are, and has warned she may not be the last player who decides she has had enough if things don't change.

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  11. Pliskova and Cibulkova lose opening matches in DubaiRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova and third-seeded Dominika Cibulkova both lost their opening matches at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday. Plikova fell 6-2, 6-4 to Kristina Mladenovic, while Cibulkova lost 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 to Ekaterina Makarova in the second round after both had received byes.

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  12. Swimming great Hackett to seek help abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Australian Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett says he will seek treatment overseas for mental health problems after what he called "the toughest week of my life". The 36-year-old, who went into hiding after his brief arrest last week following a family bust-up, released a statement thanking "mum and dad for helping me through the toughest week of my life".

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  13. Grant Hackett seen after his 'aggressive breakdown'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Smiling Grant Hackett gives the thumbs up in his $100,000 Mercedes SUV as he is seen for the first time since his 'aggressive breakdown' Troubled swimming star Grant Hackett has appeared looking healthy and in good spirits after suffering 'the worst week of my life.' The three-time Olympic gold medallist was photographed outside his mother's home on the Gold Coast on Wednesday, smiling and giving a thumbs-up to cameras.

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  14. Photos: Lucian Bute, Eleider Alvarez - Go Face To Face at PresserRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    The "BUTE VS ALVAREZ" press conference was held today in Quebec City for this Friday night's championship fight between undefeated World Boxing Council Silver light heavyweight champion Eleider "Storm" Alvarez and former super middleweight world champion Lucian Bute at Videotron Centre in Quebec City, Canada. Photos by Montreal Journal.

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  15. Possible Mayweather-McGregor bout 'a joke' - Alvarez saysRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Star Online

    A possible bout between Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor is getting lots of buzz but two fighters that are getting in the ring said the crossover tilt would be a black eye on boxing. Irishman McGregor has been challenging Mayweather to a fight for months but the two have yet to reach terms while both have been doing their part to drum up interest with plenty of back and forth in the media.

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  16. Russians fear missing European indoors over doping reviews - Tue, 21 Feb 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Russian athletes and officials fear the country could miss another major track and field competition because the IAAF is slow in approving a partial lifting of its doping ban. With the European indoor championships just 10 days away, the IAAF hasn't issued any rulings on 44 applications from Russians such as the 2015 world high jump champion Maria Kuchina.

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  17. Tim Bauer Resigns From The Woodlands Swim TeamRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Tim Bauer , head coach for The Woodlands Swim Team in Texas, resigned after 24 years with the team. The first five years of his tenure, Bauer built the age group program for swimmers aged 14 and younger into a state championship team.

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  18. Canelo: Mayweather-McGregor Would Be a Black Eye For BoxingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    A possible bout between Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor is getting lots of buzz but two fighters that are getting in the ring said the crossover tilt would be a black eye on boxing. Photo by Rich Kane/Hoganphotos.

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  19. British Heavyweight Nathan Gorman: Another Traveller on the RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Sweet Science

    These are giddy times for heavyweight boxing in England. IBF champion Anthony Joshua is widely considered the real deal, merely the most talented heavyweight on the planet.

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  20. Flanagan on Her Injury: "Never Take a Ferrari Off Road"Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Runner's World

    When a foot of snow hit Portland, Oregon, last month, Shalane Flanagan was just beginning her preparations for the 2017 Boston Marathon . That snow is Race officials announced Tuesday that Flanagan, 35, who holds the American course record of 2:22:02, withdrew her entry from the race due to a fracture in her back.

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