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  1. Hoboken resident headed for third Olympics in fencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    HOBOKEN - Among members of the U.S. Olympic Team headed for Rio de Janeiro next month is Hoboken resident Dagmara Wozniak, a former fencing world champion who will be competing in her third Olympic games after London in 2012 and Beijing in 2008, where she was an alternate. Wozniak will compete in the team and individual sabre competitions.

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  2. Hoboken resident will compete in this year's Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Hudson Reporter

    Hoboken resident Dagmara Wozniak will represent the United States in the 2016 summer Olympic Games in Rio De Janiero. Wozniak will compete in the sabre fencing individual and team competitions.

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  3. Today in History: July 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | KRQE Albuquerque

    President Clinton's daughter, Chelsea, cheers during Olympic mens individual sabre fencing in Atlanta Sunday July 21,1996. On July 21, 1861, during the Civil War, the first Battle of Bull Run was fought at Manassas, Virginia, resulting in a Confederate victory.

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  4. Foils and sabres sharpened for Rio duelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Bangkok Post

    France are intent on putting things right in the fencing after a disastrous medal-less 2012 headed by their world number one Gauthier Grumier + One of the oldest Olympic sports fencing made its appearance at the 1896 games in Athens with the foil and sabre, weapon of choice for the Magyar tribes to resolve their differences and fight off foes in the Ural Mountains. The epee made its debut in 1900.

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  5. Meet the Penn State athletes heading to Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | PennLive.com

    Buzz: The 6-foot-9 Anderson is an outside hitter for the United States. He was named MVP of the 2015 FIVB World Cup in which the U.S. Men won the tournament and qualified for Rio.

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  6. Outspoken British Olympian on Brexit, Rio, and the Perils of Speaking OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Nation

    In August, Laurence Halsted will head to the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics to represent Great Britain in the sport of fencing. But Halsted is not just in Rio to play; he is a believer that as an Olympian, he has an obligation to be part of the tradition of athletes who don't just "shut up and play," but say something.

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  7. School record 20 Penn Staters participating in Rio Olympic GamesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Penn State

    A school record 20 Penn Staters are gearing up to represent their school and four countries at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Opening ceremonies for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad are August 5 and the closing ceremonies are Aug. 21. Not including the 1980 Olympics in Moscow, where 65 countries did not participate, Penn State has sent athletes to each Olympic Games since 1948, a streak of 17 consecutive Games.

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  8. Switzerland to send 109 athletes to RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Swissinfo

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  9. U.S. Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad: 'I'm just your basic Hijabi Zorro'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | ESPN

    Johnette Howard is an award-winning writer and author who previously worked for Sports Illustrated, The Washington Post, and Newsday. She contributes general sports columns to ESPN.com and ESPNNewYork.com.

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  10. Athletes You Should Follow on Twitter During the 2016 Summer OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | BleacherReport

    In this era of sports, fans care almost as much about what athletes do on social media as what they do in their respective competitions. Fortunately, there are plenty of entertaining competitors at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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  11. Miles Chamley-Watson, Daryl Homer aim for fencing gold in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | New York Daily News

    Miles Chamley-Watson and Daryl Homer spar as only two old pals can. They're both on the U.S. Olympic Fencing Team for the second time, competing in different events.

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  12. Half of U.S. Men's Foil Fencing Team Hails From Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | NBC Bay Area

    The U.S. Men's Foil Fencing Team is headed for the gold - and it largely has two Bay Area athletes to thank for its success. Ranked second in the world heading into the summer Olympic Games, the winning team of four includes two fencers from San Francisco.

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  13. Maya Rudolph Shares Her Love for Laughter in the September Issue of Live Happy MagazineRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Digital Game Developer

    Dallas, Texas July 13, 2016 Comedian and actress Maya Rudolph gets groovy on the September cover of Live Happy magazine, on newsstands now. She talks about her new comedy and music show with Martin Short, Maya & Marty, her Prince cover band Princess and gets nostalgic about growing up in a house full of music and ?amazing, warm, lovely people."

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  14. Maya Rudolph Shares Her Love for Laughter in the September Issue of...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | PRWeb

    "Recognizing that you can create your own happiness, especially when we're getting all these messages about what happiness is, was a shift that made a big difference in my life," says Rudolph. Dallas, Texas - July 13, 2016 - Comedian and actress Maya Rudolph gets groovy on the September cover of Live Happy magazine, on newsstands now.

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  15. Brooklyn woman on inspiring quest for fencing medal in Rio :0Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | New York Post

    Nzingha Prescod competes against Russia's Aida Shanaeva in the women's foil individual semi-final at the World Fencing Championships on July 16, 2015, in Moscow. Before Nzingha Prescod was born, her calling seemed predestined.

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  16. Lindsey Vonn Will Not Be Attending the Olympics in Rio Due to Zika ConcernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | People

    Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn will not be in attendance at the summer games in Rio this year. "I was going to, but I think with the Zika and everything, it's probably just better that I watch from home," Vonn, 31, told PEOPLE while celebrating Under Armour 's debut of the UA Crossback Bra in West Hollywood on Tuesday.

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  17. Being replacement athlete at Olympics a tough...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2012 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    You get to train with your team, are issued special credentials, and spend a couple weeks around the world's best. Such is life as an Olympic "replacement athlete," where it's more about mettle than medals.

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  18. Hong Kong fencers set their sights on breakthrough victory in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | South China Morning Post

    City has never gone past the first round in an Olympics before but foilist Cheung Ka-long and women's epeeist Vivian Kong could change all that Hong Kong fencers are looking for a major breakthrough in the Olympic Games with two young athletes harbouring high hopes of success in Rio de Janeiro. Never has an athlete from Hong Kong returned with victory in an Olympic bout, but 19-year-old Edgar Cheung Ka-long in the men's foil and 22-year-old teammate Vivian Kong Man-wai, in the women's epee, are being tipped to break that trend.

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  19. US fencer Alexander Massialas in line to make history in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | White Lake Beacon

    American Alexander Massialas has been honored as much for his fencing accomplishments as for how young he was when he accomplished them. He's hoping to prove at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics that he's the best in the world regardless of age.

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  20. Lexington's Lee Kiefer Is Ready For The 2016 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    "Fencing is my life and I think any athlete would say that," says Lexington's Lee Kiefer. "We all started at a young age, and it's kind of part of who we are."

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