Olympic Soccer Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Baku will host inaugural edition of the European GamesRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Tehran Times

    The Republic of Azerbaijan will host the First European Olympic Games from 12 - 28 June 2015, a total of 17 days of competition. Baku 2015 will be the first ever European Games - an exciting and innovative new multi-sport event for the continent.

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  2. Michelle Kaufman: U.S. soccer fans should be excited about Jordan MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Jordan Morris appeared on Jurgen Klinsmann's radar two and a half years ago, when Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid told the U.S. national team coach: "We have this special kid coming through the academy, but his dad is a doctor, and he wants to go to college." Morris' father, Michael, was the Sounders' team doctor.

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  3. Don't shun history in sports, Japan's former soccer coach Okano warnsRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | The Japan Times

    Shunichiro Okano, 83, a former player and manager of Japan's national soccer team, is a believer in sports as a means of building bridges with other nations. "It's a shame that a country set to host the 2020 Olympic Games lacks consideration for neighboring countries," Okano said in reference to Japan's strained relations with China and South Korea.

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  4. World's happiest countries ranked in reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Newsday

    What are the happiest countries in the world? According to a recent report called the "World Happiness Report 2015," Switzerland, Iceland and Denmark top the list, with the United States coming in at No. 15 after Mexico and Israel.

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  5. Whiting: Newport to Ensenada sailors are off to the races now, they'll party laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Wave

    In a world where water and wind make the big decisions, 18-year-old Ben Brough adjusts the jib sheet ever so slightly to maximize air molecules against carbon fiber sails. We are off the coast of Southern California aboard one of the 200 or so boats in the Newport-Ensenada race, which started Friday.

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  6. Bruce Jenner: My brain is more female than maleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | SFGate

    In this Sept. 11, 2013 file photo, former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner arrives at the Annual Charity Day hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners, in New York.

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  7. Olympian Bruce Jenner to break silence in interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | SFGate

    Bruce Jenner speaks to ABC's Diane Sawyer in this still from a promo on the anticipated interview airing April 24, 2015. Continue clicking to see photos of Bruce Jenner through the years.

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  8. Goyette, Heil and Muenzer to be inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Examiner.com

    According to Gregory Strong of the Canadian Press on Wednesday, three Canadian Olympic gold medalists will be inducted into the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary, Alberta in 2015. The gold medalists are hockey player Danielle Goyette of St-Nazaire, Quebec, mogulist Jennifer Heil of Spruce Grove, Alberta and cyclist Lori-Ann Muenzer of Toronto, Ontario.

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  9. MacKinnon: Heil's laser focus helped freestyle skier to amazing careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Edmonton Journal

    Clockwise from top left: former soccer player Craig Forrest, Paralympic swimmer Michael Edgson, Canadian Tire CEO Michael Medline, moguls skier Jennifer Heil, Sports Hall of Fame president Mario Siciliano, golfer Jocelyne Bourassa, hockey player Danielle Goyette, Olympic cycling gold medalist Lori-Ann Muenzer, hockey player Paul Coffey, cross-country skier Sharon Firth, three-time Olympic women's field hockey coach Marina van der Merwe and five-time Olympian in speed skating Susan Auch pose for a photo as they are named to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2015 during a ceremony at Toronto on Wednesday.

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  10. The Conversation: Reed Johnson on his path from childhood gymnastics to professional baseballRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Washington Times

    When the Washington Nationals signed Reed Johnson to a minor-league contract late last month, they added a 38-year-old outfielder with a dozen years of major-league experience. Little did they know they were also acquiring a former competitive gymnast, a childhood phenom of sorts who competed in national tournaments until he was in high school.

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  11. Lance Armstrong scenario 'regrettable' - Wada chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    World Anti-Doping Agency director general New Zealander David Howman has expressed disappointment over Lance Armstrong's failure to apologise for costly and time-consuming lawsuits before the former cycling champion admitted using performance-enhancing drugs. Armstrong was given a lifetime ban from elite sport in 2012 and admitted the following year his denials had been lies.

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  12. Susan Auch will be inducted into Canada's Sport Hall of Fame in October.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Susan Auch will be inducted into Canada's Sport Hall of Fame in October. Thirteen years after she hung up her skates, ending her legacy at three precious medals and five Olympic Games, Susan Auch is set to cement her fame.

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  13. Pam American Games soccer draw set for Friday, with 16 teams tying for goldRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Medincine Hat News

    The soccer teams at this summer's Pan American Games will get a better idea of the road to gold at Friday's competition draw. The eight men's and eight women's sides will be divided into two groups.

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  14. Ten to be inducted into Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Joe Hemphill and Sarah Gause Flanders are among 10 people who will be inducted into the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame at the organization's annual banquet, to be held May 5 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. Hemphill retired from St. Elizabeth High School in early 2014 after serving there for 42 years as the football coach and 41 as athletic director.

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  15. Winnipeg speed skater to be inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Susan Auch will be inducted into Canada's Sport Hall of Fame in October. Thirteen years after she hung up her skates, ending her legacy at three precious medals and five Olympic Games, Susan Auch is set to cement her fame.

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  16. Nittany Lions with Strong Showing in NWSLRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Penn State Athetlics

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; April 22, 2015 - Penn State women's soccer is highly visible in the opening weeks of the 2015 National Women's Soccer League season, with 10 former Nittany Lions competing in the United States' top professional league for women's soccer. Penn State's 10 representatives in the NWSL ranks third in the league behind North Carolina and UCLA .

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  17. Armstrong scenario regrettable: WADA chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Yahoo!

    The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency is disappointed Lance Armstrong has not apologised for costly and time-consuming lawsuits before the former cycling champion admitted using performance-enhancing drugs. In an interview at The Associated Press on Tuesday , David Howman said professional soccer clubs should coordinate efforts with FIFA and continental confederations.

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  18. Drugs cheat Lance Armstrong scenario regrettable, says WADA chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency is disappointed Lance Armstrong has not apologised for costly and time-consuming lawsuits before the former cycling champion admitted using performance-enhancing drugs. In an interview at with Associated Press on Tuesday , David Howman said professional soccer clubs should coordinate efforts with FIFA and continental confederations.

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  19. U.S. faces Mexico in under-23 soccer matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Jordan Morris celebrates scoring his first international goal in the United States' 2-0 win over Mexico in San Antonio, Texas on April 15. Jordan Morris celebrates scoring his first international goal in the United States' 2-0 win over Mexico in San Antonio, Texas on April 15. When Landon Donovan announced his retirement last year, one of the first people to express his sadness was Mexican Coach Miguel Herrera. "Donovan is a great player," Herrera said of Donovan, the U.S. player Mexicans most hated and respected.

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  20. B2B User Experience: SoCal BMA to feature time-tested UX techniques...Read the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Digital Game Developer

    The event is part of the 'The Leading Edge' executive signature series on thought leadership, best practices, and professional development for business-to-business marketers and business leaders. , Managing Partner and Co-Founder of UserBrite, will present UX teardowns of B2B companies, and will highlight the techniques successful businesses are utilizing such as user journey maps; user personas; usability testing; and iterative design, a methodology based on a cyclic process of prototyping, testing and analyzing.

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