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AllAfrica.com
We're Backing These SA Women to Slay At This Year's Olympicsin the sporting world, The Rio Olympics 2016, is just months away and athletes
We're Backing These SA Women to Slay At This Year's Olympics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 45 minutes ago
in the sporting world, The Rio Olympics 2016, is just months away and athletes are hard at work preparing for the summer games. While all of Team SA's spots have not yet been filled, FATIMA MOOSA rounds up ten sportswomen who are headed to the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Controversial boxing boss Tunstall dies aged 93in Australian sport for more than 60 years, has taken his final count aged 93.
Controversial boxing boss Tunstall dies aged 93
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
in Australian sport for more than 60 years, has taken his final count aged 93. Tunstall, who had senior roles at Olympic Games from 1960 to 2000 and was the boss of Australian boxing for almost half a century, died on the NSW South Coast on... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Controversial boxing boss Tunstall dies aged 93in Australian sport for more than 60 years, has taken his final count aged 93.
Controversial boxing boss Tunstall dies aged 93
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
in Australian sport for more than 60 years, has taken his final count aged 93. Tunstall, who had senior roles at Olympic Games from 1960 to 2000 and was the boss of Australian boxing for almost half a century, died on the NSW South Coast on... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Controversial boxing boss Tunstall dies aged 93in Australian sport for more than 60 years, has taken his final count aged 93.
Controversial boxing boss Tunstall dies aged 93
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 hours ago
in Australian sport for more than 60 years, has taken his final count aged 93. Tunstall, who had senior roles at Olympic Games from 1960 to 2000 and was the boss of Australian boxing for almost half a century, died on the NSW South Coast on... Read more
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SportsFan
Sports official Tunstall dies, aged 93upset them all. The name of Tunstall, who died on Thursday aged 93, is forever
Sports official Tunstall dies, aged 93
SportsFan / Posted 7 hours ago
upset them all. The name of Tunstall, who died on Thursday aged 93, is forever linked with Freeman, the Olympic and Commonwealth champion 400 metre runner. At the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, Canada, Freeman won the 200m and 400m... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sports administrator Arthur Tunstall diesArthur Tunstall, former boxing and Commonwealth Games administrator, dies aged
Sports administrator Arthur Tunstall dies
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 hours ago
Arthur Tunstall, former boxing and Commonwealth Games administrator, dies aged 93 Australian and international sport administrator Arthur Tunstall died on Thursday night at the age of 93, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has been advised by... Read more
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SportsFan
Sports official Tunstall dead at 93High-profile sports administrator Arthur Tunstall has died aged 93, the Austral
Sports official Tunstall dead at 93
SportsFan / Posted 8 hours ago
High-profile sports administrator Arthur Tunstall has died aged 93, the Australian Olympic Committee confirmed. Tunstall was an official with the Australian team at nine Olympic Games and held numerous positions with the Commonwealth Games movement.... Read more
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dna
Ghost of CWG still haunting IOAHas the government miffed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) by controll
Ghost of CWG still haunting IOA
dna / Posted 10 hours ago
Has the government miffed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) by controlling the overall conduct of the South Asian Games (SAG) in Guwahati and Shillong? Has the Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) steadfast reluctance to involve itself in any... Read more
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The Age
Zika virus won't stop Melissa Breen's Olympic dreamby the Zika virus. Photo: Graham Tidy Canberra sprint queen Melissa Breen will
Zika virus won't stop Melissa Breen's Olympic dream
The Age / Posted yesterday
by the Zika virus. Photo: Graham Tidy Canberra sprint queen Melissa Breen will put her trust in Australian Olympic Games medical staff as she avoids the hype surrounding the Zika virus to focus on her build-up to Rio and clinching an... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Zika virus won't stop Melissa Breen's Olympic dreamby the Zika virus. Photo: Graham Tidy Canberra sprint queen Melissa Breen will
Zika virus won't stop Melissa Breen's Olympic dream
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
by the Zika virus. Photo: Graham Tidy Canberra sprint queen Melissa Breen will put her trust in Australian Olympic Games medical staff as she avoids the hype surrounding the Zika virus to focus on her build-up to Rio and clinching an... Read more
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Canberra Times
Zika virus won't stop Melissa Breen's Olympic dreamby the Zika virus. Photo: Graham Tidy Canberra sprint queen Melissa Breen will
Zika virus won't stop Melissa Breen's Olympic dream
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
by the Zika virus. Photo: Graham Tidy Canberra sprint queen Melissa Breen will put her trust in Australian Olympic Games medical staff as she avoids the hype surrounding the Zika virus to focus on her build-up to Rio and clinching an... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Green light from locals for new nurserypound investment in Dalmarnock will create a new school and nursery and is a di
Green light from locals for new nursery
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
pound investment in Dalmarnock will create a new school and nursery and is a direct result of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. “These facilities will educate generations of children in the heart of the former Athletes’ Village and... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
TTOC on way to boost businessThe T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) is under taking a marketing and branding trans
TTOC on way to boost business
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
The T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) is under taking a marketing and branding transformation plan as it seeks to maximise and monetise its commercial affairs. Raising funds to ensure the twin Island Republic’s athletes and national teams are as best... Read more
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New Kerala
Disappointed, hurt that squash not part of Olympics: Dipika Pallikal (on Sunday and said she and other top players are hurt the sport hasn't got dese
Disappointed, hurt that squash not part of Olympics: Dipika Pallikal (
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
on Sunday and said she and other top players are hurt the sport hasn't got deserving place in the quadrennial Games. Squash was kept among eight sports short-listed for possible inclusion at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo but eventually... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ABC broadcaster Charlie King marks 600th match call milestonecast him into the national spotlight. As a young man he would go to Darwin's M
ABC broadcaster Charlie King marks 600th match call milestone
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
cast him into the national spotlight. As a young man he would go to Darwin's Marrara sports stadium and commentate on the games for his friends, substituting the names of famous footballers for the local players. "[I would] say things like... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Pursuiter flat out with new goalsare now spent balancing a kaleidoscope of different commitments. These days th
Pursuiter flat out with new goals
Otago Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
are now spent balancing a kaleidoscope of different commitments. These days the 2009 and 2012 world champion and 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist is kept flat out in her favourite role as mother to active toddler Lucas (16 months). But... Read more
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Breitbart
As Olympics Approach, Zika Poses Extra Threat to Paralympians with Nerve Injuriesduring the events. Marathon champion Kurt Fearnley “cannot use his legs, but h
As Olympics Approach, Zika Poses Extra Threat to Paralympians with Nerve Injuries
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
during the events. Marathon champion Kurt Fearnley “cannot use his legs, but he can feel them.” “I survived (the) Delhi (Commonwealth Games); crawled through the Kokoda jungle; been in Middle Eastern refugee camps, so I’ve been up against a few... Read more
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dna
End of Big Threeterm commencing at the June 2016 board meeting through a secret balloting proce
End of Big Three
dna / Posted 7 days ago
term commencing at the June 2016 board meeting through a secret balloting process overseen by the ICC's independent Audit Committee Chairman. "While in the office, the ICC chairman will not be allowed to hold any post with any member board and... Read more
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The Star
No travel ban for athletes going to Rio despite Zika health alert - Other SportsKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian athletes need not worry about the Zika virus as they pr
No travel ban for athletes going to Rio despite Zika health alert - Other Sports
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian athletes need not worry about the Zika virus as they prepare for the Olympic Games in Brazil. Chef de mission Tan Sri Al-Amin Abdul Majid said that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have not given any directives to... Read more
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New Kerala
CWG Queen's Baton Relay: Court orders framing of chargesNew Delhi, Feb 4 : A court here on Thursday ordered framing of charges against
CWG Queen's Baton Relay: Court orders framing of charges
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 4 : A court here on Thursday ordered framing of charges against then officials of the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) organising committee, including T.S. Darbari, in graft cases related to the Queen's Baton Relay ceremony in London,... Read more
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The Hindu
ICC to review 2014 revamp of administrative structureterm commencing at the June 2016 Board meeting through a secret balloting proce
ICC to review 2014 revamp of administrative structure
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
term commencing at the June 2016 Board meeting through a secret balloting process overseen by the ICC’s independent Audit Committee Chairman,” the ICC said in a statement. “While in the office, the ICC Chairman will not be allowed to hold any... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Namibian Olympic Prospects Look BleakNAMIBIA is set to have its poorest representation at the Olympic Games since in
Namibian Olympic Prospects Look Bleak
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
NAMIBIA is set to have its poorest representation at the Olympic Games since independence with only three athletes having qualified for Rio 2016, while a few others are still trying to qualify at last minute events. Marathon runner Beata Naigambo... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Southern Downs' gold ambitions for Commonwealth GamesRegional Council and local sports have their way. Today, the Southern Downs Re
Southern Downs' gold ambitions for Commonwealth Games
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Regional Council and local sports have their way. Today, the Southern Downs Regional Council launched its Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Pre-Event Training Destination Proposal. The proposal will be targeted to all countries with Commonwealth... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle City Council meeting recap: Student grant cuts and Metro delays on the agendabronze medal as well as bagging the 5,000m gold at the Rome European Championsh
Newcastle City Council meeting recap: Student grant cuts and Metro delays on the agenda
chroniclelive / Posted 8 days ago
bronze medal as well as bagging the 5,000m gold at the Rome European Championships in 1974 and the 10,000m gold at the 1978 Commonwealth Games. The council voted unanimously to give him the Freedom of the City. Still on the agenda tonight is... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle City Council: From the Metro to honouring Brenda Foster's illustrious careerbronze medal as well as bagging the 5,000m gold at the Rome European Championsh
Newcastle City Council: From the Metro to honouring Brenda Foster's illustrious career
chroniclelive / Posted 9 days ago
bronze medal as well as bagging the 5,000m gold at the Rome European Championships in 1974 and the 10,000m gold at the 1978 Commonwealth Games. Now the city council wants to recognise his efforts to boost sport, as well as Newcastle’s interests... Read more
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Style Weekly
Opinion: On the 150th Anniversary of Baseball in Richmond a Boulevard Proposal Makes Sensecollegiate programs including the University of Richmond, Randolph-Macon Colleg
Opinion: On the 150th Anniversary of Baseball in Richmond a Boulevard Proposal Makes Sense
Style Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
collegiate programs including the University of Richmond, Randolph-Macon College, Virginia State University and Virginia Commonwealth University — which plays its home games at The Diamond. The next rung offers a powerful collection of... Read more
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The Young Witness
Big year results in awardHennessy Catholic College student Sammy Maxwell of Cootamundra has been recogni
Big year results in award
The Young Witness / Posted 9 days ago
Hennessy Catholic College student Sammy Maxwell of Cootamundra has been recognised by the Young Sports Advisory Committee for her accomplishments in the sport last year. The teenager had a big year in 2015, which also included regional... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Gold Coast reaches high with plan for 100-storey tower88 (Southport) and that will rival Q1," he said. "It's a complicated building
Gold Coast reaches high with plan for 100-storey tower
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
88 (Southport) and that will rival Q1," he said. "It's a complicated building and it (construction) will go past the Commonwealth Games (2018)." Cr Tate said he believed a100-storey building would be built at Southport in the near... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Zika Virus Threatens "Disaster In Rio" Olympics As WHO Declares Global Emergencywith CDC confirming 6 cases in Texas. As we previously introduced, The World H
Zika Virus Threatens "Disaster In Rio" Olympics As WHO Declares Global Emergency
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
with CDC confirming 6 cases in Texas. As we previously introduced, The World Health Organization is convening an Emergency Committee under International Health Regulations today, concerning the Zika virus ‘explosive’ spread throughout the Americas.... Read more
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asianage
ICC to discuss amendmentswhen Shashank Manohar chairs his first ICC board meeting here on February 4. I
ICC to discuss amendments
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
when Shashank Manohar chairs his first ICC board meeting here on February 4. In the lead up to this meeting, various other committee meetings, including the Chief Executives’ Committee meeting, will take place, the ICC said in a press release. The... Read more
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Canberra Times
Zika virus hits home for Rio Olympic Games hopeful Rebecca Hendersonthe effects of a mosquito-borne virus can be after her brother Ben fell ill for
Zika virus hits home for Rio Olympic Games hopeful Rebecca Henderson
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
the effects of a mosquito-borne virus can be after her brother Ben fell ill for almost two years. That's why the Olympic Games hopeful is paying close attention to the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil and advice from Australian team officials that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Sports Council Commits to Revive Athleticscompetitions. The move's beneficiaries are athletes, sportsmen and women to re
National Sports Council Commits to Revive Athletics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
competitions. The move's beneficiaries are athletes, sportsmen and women to represent the country in the international games such as Olympics, Commonwealth and All African Games. THE National Sports Council (NSC), Secretary General, Henry... Read more
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New Kerala
ICC board to discuss World T20, Olympic participationregarding the upcoming World Twenty20 championship in India and the game's pote
ICC board to discuss World T20, Olympic participation
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
regarding the upcoming World Twenty20 championship in India and the game's potential participation in the Olympic and Commonwealth Games will be among the key issues on the anvil at the International Cricket Council's (ICC) board meeting here... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Thompson, St Fort nab First Citizens Youth Awardswas the second time both athletes were rewarded for their outstanding performan
Thompson, St Fort nab First Citizens Youth Awards
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
was the second time both athletes were rewarded for their outstanding performances in 2015. At the Annual T&T Olympic Committee Awards Ceremony held at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad on December 29, Thompson won the Junior Sportsman of the Year... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Award-winning sports coach urges others to be recognised for achievementsfor the whole team. The club would not be successful if we did not have the inf
Award-winning sports coach urges others to be recognised for achievements
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
for the whole team. The club would not be successful if we did not have the infrastructure and support from volunteers, committee members and parents.” The project team worker at West Oxfordshire District Council has run Carterton Gymnastics... Read more
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SportsFan
Mitchell stakes Rio claim with 400m PBHamish Peaock in the men's javelin and Angus Armstrong in the pole vault. Thro
Mitchell stakes Rio claim with 400m PB
SportsFan / Posted 13 days ago
Hamish Peaock in the men's javelin and Angus Armstrong in the pole vault. Throwing 82.76m with his fifth attempt, the Commonwealth Games bronze medallist narrowly missed the 83m qualifying mark for Rio 2016. Peacock's series was very... Read more
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Gazette
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health OrganizationOrganisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an inter
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health Organization
Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
Organisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an international emergency. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said on Thursday he will be writing to all national Olympic bodies advising on how best to... Read more
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guardian-series
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health OrganizationOrganisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an inter
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health Organization
guardian-series / Posted 13 days ago
Organisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an international emergency. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said on Thursday he will be writing to all national Olympic bodies advising on how best to... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health OrganizationOrganisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an inter
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health Organization
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
Organisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an international emergency. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said on Thursday he will be writing to all national Olympic bodies advising on how best to... Read more
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Harrow Times
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health OrganizationOrganisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an inter
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health Organization
Harrow Times / Posted 13 days ago
Organisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an international emergency. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said on Thursday he will be writing to all national Olympic bodies advising on how best to... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health OrganizationOrganisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an inter
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health Organization
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 13 days ago
Organisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an international emergency. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said on Thursday he will be writing to all national Olympic bodies advising on how best to... Read more
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Shropshire Star
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health Organization « Shropshire StarInternational Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said on Thursday he will
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health Organization « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 13 days ago
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said on Thursday he will be writing to all national Olympic bodies advising on how best to confront the virus, which WHO says is spreading "explosively" in the South American country - the host... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health OrganizationOrganisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an inter
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health Organization
Kingston Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
Organisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an international emergency. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said on Thursday he will be writing to all national Olympic bodies advising on how best to... Read more
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Oxford Mail
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health OrganizationOrganisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an inter
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health Organization
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Organisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an international emergency. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said on Thursday he will be writing to all national Olympic bodies advising on how best to... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health OrganizationOrganisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an inter
BOA monitoring Zika virus outbreak amid warnings from World Health Organization
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
Organisation warnings that the current outbreak could soon be declared an international emergency. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said on Thursday he will be writing to all national Olympic bodies advising on how best to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra hurdler Lauren Wells won't put future children at risk if Zika virus a problem in Riovirus puts her in danger. Photo: Cameron Spencer Canberra hurdler Lauren Wells
Canberra hurdler Lauren Wells won't put future children at risk if Zika virus a problem in Rio
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
virus puts her in danger. Photo: Cameron Spencer Canberra hurdler Lauren Wells will wait until closer to the Rio Olympic Games before evaluating the risk of Zika virus as she contemplates her future and plans for a family in the coming... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Zika added to Canadian Olympic team's list of mosquito viruses to avoid in RioOlympic test event are taking steps to avoid the Zika virus, according to Wrest
Zika added to Canadian Olympic team's list of mosquito viruses to avoid in Rio
Brandon Sun / Posted 14 days ago
Olympic test event are taking steps to avoid the Zika virus, according to Wrestling Canada's executive director. Pan Am Games champion Dorothy Yeats of Montreal is among five women competing in the Aquece Rio International Women's Wrestling... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Beijing champion diver Mitcham quits ahead of Rioreacts on the podium before receiving his gold medal for the men's 10m platform
Beijing champion diver Mitcham quits ahead of Rio
Reuters Sports News / Posted 15 days ago
reacts on the podium before receiving his gold medal for the men's 10m platform diving final at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 23, 2008. MELBOURNE Australia's former Olympic champion Matthew Mitcham has decided to call time on his diving... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Beijing champion diver Mitcham quits ahead of Rioformer Olympic champion Matthew Mitcham has decided to call time on his diving
Beijing champion diver Mitcham quits ahead of Rio
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
former Olympic champion Matthew Mitcham has decided to call time on his diving career and will not compete at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro this year. The 27-year-old's 10-metre platform triumph at Beijing's Water Cube prevented a host... Read more
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The Hindu
Saina to lead full strength badminton squad in 12th SAGin women’s singles while World No. 9 Kidambi Srikanth will be highest-ranked In
Saina to lead full strength badminton squad in 12th SAG
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
in women’s singles while World No. 9 Kidambi Srikanth will be highest-ranked Indian in men’s singles at the South Asian Games next month. Apart from Saina and Srikanth, double World Championship bronze medallist P.V. Sindhu and 2014... Read more
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