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  1. Shami Chakrabarti and Professor Janet Beer get honorary degrees HUMAN ...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Oxford Times

    HUMAN rights campaigner Shami Chakrabarti and former Oxford Brookes Vice-Chancellor Professor Janet Beer were awarded honorary degrees at a graduation ceremony yesterday. Prof Beer left her role at Brookes earlier this year after seven years at the institution, to take up a new post at the University of Liverpool.


  2. Adam Jones reveals all about his team-matesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IcNetwork

    Gavin Henson the most professional, why we dressed up unofficial captain Alun Wyn as Sam Warburton... and Nelson Mandela liked my hair! In day two of our exclusive extracts from Adam Jones' new book, he takes you inside the Wales and Ospreys dressing rooms and offers a fascinating insight into the greats of the game he has played next to down the years. He also reveals how Wales football ace Aaron Ramsey was awestruck in his company... and shares memories of a famous meeting with Nelson Mandela.


  3. Pomona Fairplex to host international pentathlon competition starting in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Whittier Daily News

    POMONA >> Fairplex, home of the L.A. County Fair , will be taking on the role of an international sports venue. Fairplex announced Thursday it will be the site of the Olympic Modern Pentathlon World Cup Series Tour over the course of four years beginning in 2017.


  4. MacKinnon earns 3rd track cycling silver medal in ChileRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    Canada's Sean MacKinnon finished third in Friday's points race at the track cycling Pan Am Championships in Santiago, Chile. It marked the 19-year-old Hamilton native's third silver medal in as many days.


  5. NoteworthyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Albany Times Union

    NORTON, Mass. - Brendon de Jonge opened with a 6-under 65 in the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday that allowed the Zimbabwean to wonder if this might be the week he breaks through with his first win.


  6. Letter of the day: JAAA must unite athletics forcesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Twelve medals, with more than half of them gold, was the final count for Team Jamaica following the conclusion of the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing. Our men and women, even those who came away without medals, performed well throughout and filled the whole nation with immense pride.


  7. Colorado's Taylor Phinney, Alex Howes named to U.S. roster for UCI road world championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Taylor Phinney reacts after winning Stage 1 of the USA Pro Challenge into Steamboat Springs on Aug. 17, 2015. Boulder native Taylor Phinney , whose cycling career nearly ended after a horrific crash in May 2014 , will compete in the elite men's road race and the individual time trial for the United States at the world road cycling championships in Richmond, Va., beginning Sept.


  8. Comet tennis second at LCHS InviteRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Chanute Tribune

    The Chanute High School girls tennis team earned two individual medals at the Labette County High School Invitational Thursday afternoon in Parsons. "Overall, I was pleased with the effort," Coach Mike De La Torre said.


  9. Gymnasts strike a pose amid Glasgow landmarksRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Evening Times

    A STRONG camaraderie is crucial in any team yet sisters Becky and Ellie Downie share a bond that is more unbreakable than most. Nicknamed "Double Downie" by their fans, at first glance the gymnastics duo look more like twins than siblings who were born seven years apart.


  10. Lennon Warns of Danger if Mayweather Looks Past BertoRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    In an attempt to surround Mayweather's career from a myriad of expert angles, CBS Local Sports chatted with Jimmy Lennon Jr - the Hall-of-Fame ring announcer whose signature voice and trademark calls have been boxing staples for decades . No one wrapped in a tuxedo has so blessed the ring with an amalgam of grace and and gravitas.


  11. M Club: MHS selects first Hof classRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

    The inaugural Marshall M Club Athletic Hall of Fame inductees are Marshall High School graduates Terry Porter, Terry Culhane and Aaron Banks. The Hall of Fame was created to recognize outstanding accomplishments related to athletics in the Marshall community.


  12. Sports digest: Altidore makes impressive return for Team USARead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Jozy Altidore scored two second-half goals in his return to the U.S. national team after an injury-filled summer, and the Americans rallied to beat Peru 2-1 in an exhibition Friday night in Washington, D.C. Preparing for next month's one-game playoff against Mexico for a berth in the 2017 Confederations Cup, the Americans fell behind in the 20th minute when Daniel Chavez's 20-yard shot caromed off defender Omar Gonzalez and looped over the outstretched right arm of goalkeeper Brad Guzan, who retained the starting job despite the return of Tim Howard from a 14-month national team sabbatical.


  13. Canada win its third straight in Olympic qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins scored 19 points to help Canada beat Puerto Rico 112-92 on Friday night for its third straight victory in the Olympic qualifying tournament. Cory Joseph, Nik Stauskas and Kelly Olynik added 15 points each, Brady Heslip had 13, and Philip Scrubb 11 for the Canadian team that that fields nine NBA players and is considered one of the favorites to win one of the two berths to Rio.


  14. Canoeists complain about dirty water, weeds at Rio Olympic venueRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Canoeists at an Olympic test event complained Friday about the polluted water at the venue, but were most outspoken about aquatic plants that tangled with their oars and rudders. "I think really the most important thing they have to do is to work with the plants," German canoeist Franziska Weber said.


  15. Funding remains a problem: Joshna ChinappaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Despite creating history by winning India's first Commonwealth Games gold medal in women's doubles squash last year, struggles still continue to be a part of Joshna Chinappa's life. India's Joshna Chinappa returns to Hong Kong's Lee Ka in the women's singles quarter-finals of the JSW Indian Squash Circuit at NSCI, Worli yesterday.


  16. Julius Jackson-Jose Uzcategui IBF Eliminator - PBC, 10/6Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    Julius Jackson will make his long-awaited debut on the Premier Boxing Champions circuit, as the unbeaten super middleweight faces Jose Uzcategui on the October 6 installment of Fox Sports 1's 'PBC on Fox: Toe-to-Toe' series. A venue has yet to be announced for the show, though likely to land in Las Vegas or elsewhere on the U.S. West Coast as part of an elimination series to establish a mandatory challenger for super middleweight champ James DeGale.


  17. More Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | NBC12

    Taylor Phinney has completed his comeback from a career-threatening injury to make the U.S. team for the world championships. The competition returns to the country this month for the first time since 1986.


  18. Reid: There's a good reason O.C. is not part of the LA 2024 Olympic Games bidRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Wave

    In its present form, the Los Angeles 2024 bid book is essentially a 218-page rough draft of what a third Summer Olympics in Southern California would look like, so it's not surprising there remain a number of issues with it. If Los Angeles is to have any chance to secure the 2024 Games and Paris is the early favorite its plans can't include Orange County.


  19. Marcial, Ladon reach Asian finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    BANGKOK Welterweight Eumir Felix Marcial and light flyweight Rogen Ladon marched to the finals of the ASBC Asian Boxing Championships by beating their rivals Friday afternoon at the Thammasat University Gymnasium. The heavy-handed 19-year-old Marcial from Zamboanga pummeled the older and taller Japanese Olympian Suzuki Yasuhiro for three rounds.


  20. Photos of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    Hungarian policemen stand by the family of migrants as they wanted to run away at the railway station in the town of Bicske, Hungary, September 3, 2015. A camp for refugees and asylum seekers is located in Bicske.