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Jefferson City News Tribune
Young athletes compete in track and field events at South Callaway's first Olympicsprincipal's request. "I think it's really good that they do this together," he
Young athletes compete in track and field events at South Callaway's first Olympics
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
principal's request. "I think it's really good that they do this together," he said. "I think it's a good deal." When the athletes first arrived, students from South Callaway Elementary School crowded onto the bleachers, waving handmade signs and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Rio Paralympics closes in style with ceremony that was almost cancelledadversity overcome. Of showing what is possible when someone puts their mind to
Rio Paralympics closes in style with ceremony that was almost cancelled
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
adversity overcome. Of showing what is possible when someone puts their mind to something. But they wish to be considered athletes first and foremost - and so they should. The Paralympics showcased elite sport. We were continually astounded by... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Norton Cancer Institute holds annual Bike to Beat Cancershe's stepping up her game. "We were down on Fourth Street Live at 11 o'clock
Norton Cancer Institute holds annual Bike to Beat Cancer
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 12 days ago
she's stepping up her game. "We were down on Fourth Street Live at 11 o'clock at night when people who were non-athletes, first-timers, people who had some physical disabilities, people who were heavier than me, were coming in after... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Friends fondly remember slain KIPP coachScott released a blue balloon from the bar parking lot, it read: "We'll race ag
Friends fondly remember slain KIPP coach
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
Scott released a blue balloon from the bar parking lot, it read: "We'll race again one day." Roman put his student athletes first, friends said - but he was also a regular church-goer and social butterfly. "He's my karaoke buddy," said... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Doping investigator's final Russian report is months awaycompletion, casting fresh doubt on the nation's hosting of winter sports this s
Doping investigator's final Russian report is months away
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 13 days ago
completion, casting fresh doubt on the nation's hosting of winter sports this season. ''We are focusing on winter sports athletes first. We will get that information out as quickly as we can produce it,'' McLaren told The Associated Press in an... Read more
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Billboard
Lil Wayne Talks Launching Young Money Sports & Signing NFL Free Agent Reggie Northrupjust that simple. We all from the same type of place, we all love the same type
Lil Wayne Talks Launching Young Money Sports & Signing NFL Free Agent Reggie Northrup
Billboard / Posted 13 days ago
just that simple. We all from the same type of place, we all love the same type of things," Weezy said about rappers and athletes. "We all wish we were athletes. They all wish they were rappers." Another rapper to cash in on the sports business... Read more
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CBC.ca
Canadian doping investigator's final Russian report is months awaycompletion, casting fresh doubt on the nation's hosting of winter sports this s
Canadian doping investigator's final Russian report is months away
CBC.ca / Posted 13 days ago
completion, casting fresh doubt on the nation's hosting of winter sports this season. "We are focusing on winter sports athletes first. We will get that information out as quickly as we can produce it," McLaren told The Associated Press in an... Read more
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CTV News
Doping investigator's final Russian report is months awayin Russia is several months from being completed. McLaren tells The Associated
Doping investigator's final Russian report is months away
CTV News / Posted 13 days ago
in Russia is several months from being completed. McLaren tells The Associated Press: "We are focusing on winter sports athletes first. We will get that info out as quickly as we can produce it." The Canadian law professor's interim report for... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Doping investigator's final Russian report is months awaycompletion, casting fresh doubt on the nation's hosting of winter sports this s
Doping investigator's final Russian report is months away
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 13 days ago
completion, casting fresh doubt on the nation's hosting of winter sports this season. ''We are focusing on winter sports athletes first. We will get that information out as quickly as we can produce it,'' McLaren told The Associated Press in an... Read more
7 related stories
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Doping investigator's final Russian report is months awayin Russia is several months from being completed. McLaren tells The Associated
Doping investigator's final Russian report is months away
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 13 days ago
in Russia is several months from being completed. McLaren tells The Associated Press: "We are focusing on winter sports athletes first. We will get that info out as quickly as we can produce it." The Canadian law professor's interim report for... Read more
7 related stories
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Brandon Sun
Doping investigator's final Russian report is months awaycompletion, casting fresh doubt on the nation's hosting of winter sports this s
Doping investigator's final Russian report is months away
Brandon Sun / Posted 13 days ago
completion, casting fresh doubt on the nation's hosting of winter sports this season. "We are focusing on winter sports athletes first. We will get that information out as quickly as we can produce it," McLaren told The Associated Press in an... Read more
7 related stories
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KERA North Texas
NFL Pledges Another $100 Million For Study Of Head Injuries, Safety In Footballeliminate the risk of injury, we are always striving to make the game safer — f
NFL Pledges Another $100 Million For Study Of Head Injuries, Safety In Football
KERA North Texas / Posted 14 days ago
eliminate the risk of injury, we are always striving to make the game safer — for our professional athletes down to young athletes first learning how to play." The new program comes as the league has dealt both with injuries on the field and with... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
NFL Pledges Another $100 Million For Study Of Head Injuries, Safety In Footballeliminate the risk of injury, we are always striving to make the game safer — f
NFL Pledges Another $100 Million For Study Of Head Injuries, Safety In Football
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
eliminate the risk of injury, we are always striving to make the game safer — for our professional athletes down to young athletes first learning how to play." The new program comes as the league has dealt with both injuries on the field and with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boxers Say No to Dopingagainst drugs. In compliance, Dr Edward Mbowa, Uganda's national boxing doctor
Boxers Say No to Doping
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
against drugs. In compliance, Dr Edward Mbowa, Uganda's national boxing doctor, embarked on an anti-doping campaign with athletes, first through lectures under the Wada theme: "Winners Never Cheat, Cheaters Never Win; Say No to Doping," to... Read more
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Times of Malta
Portelli crosses the Alps to reach milestonewere 1,414 starters and just over 87 per cent finished the race as 182 stopped.
Portelli crosses the Alps to reach milestone
Times of Malta / Posted 20 days ago
were 1,414 starters and just over 87 per cent finished the race as 182 stopped. To take part in these races, athletes first need to gain points via other ultra marathons and then be successful in a ballot. This year’s UTMB series had... Read more
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walesonline
What are bone-conducting headhones and how much do they cost?been used in the hearing healthcare industry, but they are becoming more popula
What are bone-conducting headhones and how much do they cost?
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
been used in the hearing healthcare industry, but they are becoming more popular within the sporting community. Runners and athletes first started using them around 2008. The sound quality also allows the user to hear ambient noises since the... Read more
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CTV News
237 innings and 647 runs: Bid for world’s longest baseball game wraps upmany of the players who took the field over the weekend, has a personal connect
237 innings and 647 runs: Bid for world’s longest baseball game wraps up
CTV News / Posted 23 days ago
many of the players who took the field over the weekend, has a personal connection with cancer. He lost his father and his first wife to the disease. Saik, an optometrist who works with many Alberta athletes, first organized a bid for the world’s... Read more
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metro
Sitting volleyball star explains why Paralympics GB won't compete in Rio(C) (Picture: Sainsburys) ‘In terms of Paralympic sport it’s opened up a lot o
Sitting volleyball star explains why Paralympics GB won't compete in Rio
metro / Posted 27 days ago
(C) (Picture: Sainsburys) ‘In terms of Paralympic sport it’s opened up a lot of people’s eyes to see that we are just athletes first and foremost. ‘Previously words like “brave” and “inspirational” have been used instead of “wow look how good... Read more
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iol.co.za
Thou shall not question Sascocsporting authorities, but that doesn’t make it right. It is excessive and detra
Thou shall not question Sascoc
iol.co.za / Posted a month ago
sporting authorities, but that doesn’t make it right. It is excessive and detracts from Sascoc’s oft repeated mantra of ‘athletes first’. Athletes may see and hear evil while they are part of the Opex programme or a member of Team South Africa,... Read more
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Sun Star
Exposure helps athletesOLYMPIAN Mary Joy Tabal admires the stand of Philippine Sports Commission (PSC)
Exposure helps athletes
Sun Star / Posted 1 months ago
OLYMPIAN Mary Joy Tabal admires the stand of Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to provide the elite athletes first before expecting a medal in big events. The 27-year-old Cebuana marathoner told Sun.Star Cebu yesterday that the plan of PSC to send... Read more

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