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  1. Almaty, Beijing make final pitches to IOC ahead of vote on host city for 2022 Winter OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    The Kazakh city of Almaty and Beijing are making their final pitches to the International Olympic Committee ahead of the vote on the host city for the 2022 Winter Games. Beijing, which hosted the 2008 Olympics, goes in as the favourite as it bids to become the first city to stage both summer and winter games.

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  2. Chinese vice premier, Kazakh prime minister head delegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Kazakhstan Prime Minister Karim Massimov will head the Almaty delegation and Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong will lead the Beijing team in the final presentations to the IOC ahead of the vote for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Mayors from both cities - Wang Anshun, who is also the president of the Beijing bid committee - and Almaty's Akhmetzhan Yessimov - are also on the teams which will make their presentations Friday to an expected 86 IOC members eligible to vote.

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  3. Chinese Vice Premier Liu, Kazakhstan PM Massimov head final bid delegations at 2022 votingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Kazakhstan Prime Minister Karim Massimov will head the Almaty delegation and Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong will lead the Beijing team in the final presentations to the IOC ahead of the vote for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Mayors from both cities - Wang Anshun, who is also the president of the Beijing bid committee - and Almaty's Akhmetzhan Yessimov - are also on the teams which will make their presentations Friday to an expected 86 IOC members eligible to vote.

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  4. Selling 'the girl next door' Wimbledon championRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | BBC News

    The talented Czech left-hander has won two of the past four Wimbledon titles and is a familiar and popular player with fans of the game. But the current holder of the Venus Rosewater Dish does not yet have the instant public recognition enjoyed by players such as Maria Sharapova or Serena Williams, and was famously uncomfortable with the media attention after her 2011 Wimbledon win.

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  5. The Seven Most Memorable Matches From Wimbledon In 2014Read the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | World Tennis Magazine

    With Wimbledon upon us, let's take a look at the highlights from the 2014 edition of The Championships with this review of the seven most memorable matches. June 26 - Australian wild card Nick Kyrgios, ranked No.

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  6. The elite tennis coach who sleeps in his carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    Filhol, a 53-year-old Frenchman, has been on the road for 20 years and often works with players for free. Filhol taught himself tennis aged 15 before becoming head coach at a local tennis school two years later [Al Jazeera] At any of the four Grand Slams, one will find a tired looking rental car parked by the side of the road.

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  7. Katherine Jenkins talks a decade in the music industry, 'diva-gate',...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Independent.ie

    Down to earth: Classical soprano Katherine Jenkins is used to being hounded by the media, and says it is a hard part of her job as she never expected to be famous. Katherine Jenkins attends the Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Berkeley Square Gardens on June 2, 2015 in London, England LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: Katherine Jenkins sits in the Royal Box before the Ladies' Singles quarter-final match between Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland and Na Li of China on day eight of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on July 2, 2013 in London, England.

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  8. Sponsors catch on to booming womens' sportRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Reuters

    The popularity of the women's soccer World Cup is the latest sign of a virtuous cycle in female sport as increasing advertising revenue boosts professionalism and viewers. Television audiences for the early women's World Cup matches in Canada are up strongly in many countries compared with the last competition in 2011, doubling or tripling in major markets like the United States and China.

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  9. Former tennis star gives birth to girlRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Li Na, who retired in September, released the news early on Wednesday and posted a footprint picture of her daughter on her Chinese social networking site Weibo account, reports Xinhua. Li Na's fans quipped that Alisa was born for tennis.

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  10. Li Na gives birth to baby girlRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | China Daily

    Retired Chinese tennis star Li Na posted a photo of her newborn baby girl's foot on her Sina Weibo and Twitter account early on Wednesday. The baby is called Alisa.

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  11. Chinese tennis legend Li Na gives birth to baby girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Beijing: Retired Chinese tennis star Li Na, who is credited with introducing the game to the country's masses, announced Wednesday that she and her husband have a newborn daughter. "Jiang Shan and I would like to introduce our Alisa to my lovely 'Na fans'," the 33-year-old wrote in an early morning posting to China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo.

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  12. Li Na gives birth to a baby girlRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    China's twice Grand Slam winner Li Na gave birth to a baby girl, who is named Alisa, on Wednesday. Li Na, who retired last September, released the news early Wednesday morning on her Weibo account, China's equivalent of twitter, and posted a footprint picture of her daughter.

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  13. Does China's $161 Million Stadium Match Wimbledon?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Visitors walk past construction of a new stadium, to be used for the Wuhan Open tennis tournament. Photographer: Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images The Wuhan Open is building a 1 billion renminbi stadium that will rival the size of Wimbledon's Centre Court.

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  14. (Awards) Dibaba and Djokovic honoredRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Standard

    World number one tennis star Novak Djokovic and Ethiopian athlete Genzebe Dibaba were named Laureus sportsman and woman of the year Wednesday at an event in Shanghai that also honoured China's sporting trailblazers. Germany's champions were chosen as team of the year at the Laureus Sports Awards, while pregnant Li Na, China's two-time Grand Slam winning champion, picked up the exceptional achievement award.

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  15. Names and faces, April 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | SFGate

    APRIL 14: Laureus World Sportsman of the Year 2015 winner and Tennis player Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with his award at the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club on April 14, 2015 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. The Wimbledon champion won the sportsman of the year prize at the prestgious Laureus Sports Awards.

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  16. Li Na wins Exceptional Achievement in LaureusRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Chinese retired tennis star Li Na won the Exceptional Achievement award instead of the Sportswoman of the Year in a six-person competition, for her contribution to the promotion of the sport in China, at the 16th Laureus World Sports Awards here on Wednesday. "It's a recognition from premier world sports awards.

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  17. Djokovic, Dibaba winners at Laureus awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    World number one tennis star Novak Djokovic and Ethiopian athlete Genzebe Dibaba were named Laureus sportsman and woman of the year Wednesday at an event in Shanghai that also honoured China's sporting trailblazers. Serbian Novak Djokovic hits a return to Spanish Albert Ramos-Vinolas during the Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament tennis match, on April 14, 2015 in Monaco Germany's world-conquering footballers were chosen as team of the year at the Laureus Sports Awards, while a heavily pregnant Li Na, China's two-time Grand Slam winning champion, picked up the exceptional achievement award.

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  18. Tennis star Djokovic, athlete Dibaba winners at Laureus awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    World number one tennis star Novak Djokovic and Ethiopian athlete Genzebe Dibaba were named Laureus sportsman and woman of the year on Wednesday at an event in Shanghai that also honoured China's sporting trailblazers. SHANGHAI: World number one tennis star Novak Djokovic and Ethiopian athlete Genzebe Dibaba were named Laureus sportsman and woman of the year on Wednesday at an event in Shanghai that also honoured China's sporting trailblazers.

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  19. Hollywood A-Listers Add Glamor to Laureus Sports Awards in ShanghaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    To his great disappointment, Bill Murray 's skills at watching sports failed to win the Chicago Cubs/Bears/Bulls fan a gong at the Laureus Sports Awards in Shanghai but he still claimed credit for coaching many of the world's top sports stars. Wearing a black Chinese-style suit, a purple fedora, what looked like a pair of golf shoes and brandishing a camera "selfie-stick" like a nine iron, Murray said he played a quiet, but key, role in training some of the stars attending the gala event in Shanghai.

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  20. Germany's World Cup team wins Laureus team awardRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Washington Times

    Germany's World Cup-winning national squad won the team of the year prize at the Laureus Sports Awards on Wednesday. Germany beat Argentina 1-0 in last year's final in Brazil to win its fourth World Cup title and first in 24 years.

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