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The Age
Olympic champion Anna Meares is ready for her next chapter of pain and triumphMeares is a super-hero of mine ... the tenacity she has always displayed ... sh
Olympic champion Anna Meares is ready for her next chapter of pain and triumph
The Age / Posted 9 hours ago
Meares is a super-hero of mine ... the tenacity she has always displayed ... she's one star lady." - Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates From bicycle kicks to body slams, these are the most exciting, silly and downright crazy... Read more
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Canberra Times
Olympic champion Anna Meares is ready for her next chapter of pain and triumphMeares is a super-hero of mine ... the tenacity she has always displayed ... sh
Olympic champion Anna Meares is ready for her next chapter of pain and triumph
Canberra Times / Posted 9 hours ago
Meares is a super-hero of mine ... the tenacity she has always displayed ... she's one star lady." - Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates From bicycle kicks to body slams, these are the most exciting, silly and downright crazy... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Olympic champion Anna Meares is ready for her next chapter of pain and triumphMeares is a super-hero of mine ... the tenacity she has always displayed ... sh
Olympic champion Anna Meares is ready for her next chapter of pain and triumph
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
Meares is a super-hero of mine ... the tenacity she has always displayed ... she's one star lady." - Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates From bicycle kicks to body slams, these are the most exciting, silly and downright crazy... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'Drugs will be in Rio' - Zane Robertson lashes out at IOC/ Getty New Zealand 10,000m runner Zane Robertson is the latest Kiwi Olympian
'Drugs will be in Rio' - Zane Robertson lashes out at IOC
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
/ Getty New Zealand 10,000m runner Zane Robertson is the latest Kiwi Olympian to lash out at the International Olympic Committee over its decision not to ban Russia from the 2016 Rio Olympics. Robertson, who in the past had said clean athletes... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Failure to ban Russia blights Olympic nameNo self-respecting athlete should want to be wearing the colours of the Russian
Failure to ban Russia blights Olympic name
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
No self-respecting athlete should want to be wearing the colours of the Russian Federation at the Olympic Games or anywhere else until Russian sport is cleaned up. Photo / AP Various sports have been deeply tarnished by the corruption of leading... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kaggwa Set to Watch Rio Boxing With Envious Eyeto make the mandatory 49 kilogrammes for the light flyweight at the Aiba World
Kaggwa Set to Watch Rio Boxing With Envious Eye
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to make the mandatory 49 kilogrammes for the light flyweight at the Aiba World Championships in Doha, Qatar. The 2014 Commonwealth bronze medallist was accused of "gross indiscipline" and was indefinitely suspended from boxing for the national... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Conspiracy against Narsingh, says federation; wrestler wants CBI probeafter his samples are tested again. “The federation feels that injustice has b
Conspiracy against Narsingh, says federation; wrestler wants CBI probe
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
after his samples are tested again. “The federation feels that injustice has been done with Narsingh Yadav,we hope the committee does justice,” Singh said. Yadav was a high-profile member of India’s contingent for the Rio Olympics that begins... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kiwi Olympian urges athletes to refuse to share podium with RussiansMoss Burmester competes in the Men's 200m Butterfly heats at the 2008 Beijing O
Kiwi Olympian urges athletes to refuse to share podium with Russians
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Moss Burmester competes in the Men's 200m Butterfly heats at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Photo / Getty. New Zealand Commonwealth Games gold medalist and two-time Olympian Moss Burmester has slammed the International Olympic Committee for not... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rio 2016 village more proof housing athletes is no picnicRio 2016 Olympic village is more proof housing athletes is no picnic The athle
Rio 2016 village more proof housing athletes is no picnic
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Rio 2016 Olympic village is more proof housing athletes is no picnic The athletes' village for next month's Olympic Games in Rio smells, leaks and boasts exposed electrical wires. According to chef de mission Kitty Chiller, Australia's team will... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rio 2016 village more proof housing athletes is no picnicRio 2016 Olympic village is more proof housing athletes is no picnic The athle
Rio 2016 village more proof housing athletes is no picnic
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Rio 2016 Olympic village is more proof housing athletes is no picnic The athletes' village for next month's Olympic Games in Rio smells, leaks and boasts exposed electrical wires. According to chef de mission Kitty Chiller, Australia's team will... Read more
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AdWeek
50 Creatives Whose Brilliant Ideas and Beautiful Craft Will Make You Jealousour clients keep letting me make the bigger, weirder and crazier ideas for thei
50 Creatives Whose Brilliant Ideas and Beautiful Craft Will Make You Jealous
AdWeek / Posted yesterday
our clients keep letting me make the bigger, weirder and crazier ideas for their campaigns," she says. Creative Chairman, Commonwealth/McCann More than 25 years into his career, Karlsson is enjoying a creative renaissance. He and Paul Malmstrom,... Read more
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News.com.au
The stories you need to know todayto? Forget empty-nesters, newlyweds and nuclear families. There’s a new set o
The stories you need to know today
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
to? Forget empty-nesters, newlyweds and nuclear families. There’s a new set of “tribes” shaping how and where we live. Commonwealth Bank has identified 10 household ‘tribes’ that are now emerging.Source:ThinkStock Share on Facebook Share on... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Steffensen and Australian sports chiefs back Russia's Rio banPhoto: Jacky Ghossein JGZ However none – including Steffensen – would go as fa
Steffensen and Australian sports chiefs back Russia's Rio ban
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Photo: Jacky Ghossein JGZ However none – including Steffensen – would go as far as advocating the International Olympic Committee should impose a blanket ban on all Russian athletes for the Games starting on August 5. The IOC is set to announce... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
After headguards, vests next on Olympic hit listMale boxers will step into the ring without headguards at the Rio Olympics for
After headguards, vests next on Olympic hit list
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Male boxers will step into the ring without headguards at the Rio Olympics for the first time since the 1980 Moscow Games, and their vests could be next on the hit list. With the lines between amateur and professional increasingly blurred,... Read more
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WA Today
Simon Clarke set to replace scratched Simon Gerrans in Olympic debutprofessional outfit, Orica-BikeExchange, which Clarke said he left seeking grea
Simon Clarke set to replace scratched Simon Gerrans in Olympic debut
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
professional outfit, Orica-BikeExchange, which Clarke said he left seeking greater opportunities. The Australian Olympic Committee is expected to formalise Clarke's place alongside Richie Porte, Rohan Dennis - who abandoned the Tour de France... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Judge in sync with codecoaching." Related ContentOlympics: HB quartet call for banMaking of an Olympi
Judge in sync with code
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
coaching." Related ContentOlympics: HB quartet call for banMaking of an Olympian: Eliza McCartneyInternational Olympic Committee announces 45 failed tests from Beijing, London Burns didn't need a second invite as judge because she saw it as an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Athletics - Bungling Officials Leave Herunga 'Traumatised'which may have cost her an Olympic spot. The participation of Namibia's star 4
Athletics - Bungling Officials Leave Herunga 'Traumatised'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
which may have cost her an Olympic spot. The participation of Namibia's star 400m athlete at next month's Rio Olympic Games remains a mystery, with the deadline for qualification having passed last week. With the conundrum weighing heavily on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Olympics Team Needs Shs300 MillionLondon Olympics, where Uganda's only medal winner, Stephen Kiprotich, and other
Olympics Team Needs Shs300 Million
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
London Olympics, where Uganda's only medal winner, Stephen Kiprotich, and others facilitated their training; and the 2014 Commonwealth Games, where half of the team's kit arrived after the event, and confirm it is just yet another true story. The... Read more
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The New Statesman
How Jeremy Corbyn plans to use the leadership race to bring the rebels back into linemale and female bodies. What should a “woman” be, for the purposes of professio
How Jeremy Corbyn plans to use the leadership race to bring the rebels back into line
The New Statesman / Posted 4 days ago
male and female bodies. What should a “woman” be, for the purposes of professional sport? The International Olympic Committee (IOC) first introduced gender testing in 1968 but the dividing lines have since shifted. Hormone testing has become... Read more
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The New Statesman
At the Olympics, one question will hang over the female athletes: are you a real woman, whatever that is?male and female bodies. What should a “woman” be, for the purposes of professio
At the Olympics, one question will hang over the female athletes: are you a real woman, whatever that is?
The New Statesman / Posted 4 days ago
male and female bodies. What should a “woman” be, for the purposes of professional sport? The International Olympic Committee (IOC) first introduced gender testing in 1968 but the dividing lines have since shifted. Hormone testing has become... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Winston Peters: Olympic charter compromised by greedPhoto / Getty Images A dispute over coverage of the Rio Olympics goes against
Winston Peters: Olympic charter compromised by greed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Photo / Getty Images A dispute over coverage of the Rio Olympics goes against the fundamental principles of the games, according to one politician. NZME and Fairfax have withdrawn reporting teams from the Rio Olympics blaming... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sascoc Board Members Flout Their Own Rulesholds position in violation of its constitution Two board officials of the Sou
Sascoc Board Members Flout Their Own Rules
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
holds position in violation of its constitution Two board officials of the South Africa Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) are violating provisions within their own organisation's constitution by holding positions against the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Winston Peters: Olympic charter compromised by greedPhoto / Getty Images A dispute over coverage of the Rio Olympics goes against
Winston Peters: Olympic charter compromised by greed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Photo / Getty Images A dispute over coverage of the Rio Olympics goes against the fundamental principles of the games, according to one politician. NZME and Fairfax have withdrawn reporting teams from the Rio Olympics blaming... Read more
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The Age
Simon Clarke set to replace scratched Simon Gerrans in Olympic debutprofessional outfit, Orica-BikeExchange, which Clarke said he left seeking grea
Simon Clarke set to replace scratched Simon Gerrans in Olympic debut
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
professional outfit, Orica-BikeExchange, which Clarke said he left seeking greater opportunities. The Australian Olympic Committee is expected to formalise Clarke's place alongside Richie Porte, Rohan Dennis - who abandoned the Tour de France... Read more
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iol.co.za
From Owens to Bolt - iconic Olympic momentsmockery of Hitler's theories of eugenics, trouncing all-comers to win four gold
From Owens to Bolt - iconic Olympic moments
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
mockery of Hitler's theories of eugenics, trouncing all-comers to win four gold medals and become the iconic figure of the Games. TOMMIE SMITH/JOHN CARLOS (1968) By 1968, many young black Americans were burning with anger, refusing to accept the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Grigorieva slams ‘rotten’ Russian systemGrigorieva believes the only way to clean up Russia’s ‘rotten’ system is to ban
Grigorieva slams ‘rotten’ Russian system
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
Grigorieva believes the only way to clean up Russia’s ‘rotten’ system is to ban the entire team from competing at the Rio Games. The International Olympic Committee are considering a blanket ban on Russia at the upcoming Games, following damning... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Grigorieva slams ‘rotten’ Russian systemGrigorieva believes the only way to clean up Russia’s ‘rotten’ system is to ban
Grigorieva slams ‘rotten’ Russian system
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Grigorieva believes the only way to clean up Russia’s ‘rotten’ system is to ban the entire team from competing at the Rio Games. The International Olympic Committee are considering a blanket ban on Russia at the upcoming Games, following damning... Read more
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Herald Sun
Grigorieva slams ‘rotten’ Russian systemGrigorieva believes the only way to clean up Russia’s ‘rotten’ system is to ban
Grigorieva slams ‘rotten’ Russian system
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Grigorieva believes the only way to clean up Russia’s ‘rotten’ system is to ban the entire team from competing at the Rio Games. The International Olympic Committee are considering a blanket ban on Russia at the upcoming Games, following damning... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Libyan female Olympic swimmer challenges taboossupporting their girls to pursue this great sport." Few women have represented
Libyan female Olympic swimmer challenges taboos
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
supporting their girls to pursue this great sport." Few women have represented Libya at the Olympics. At the 2008 Beijing Games, Libyan-American Asmahan Farhat won a heat in a 100m breaststroke but did not get to the semi-finals. Freestyler Amira... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Will the Rio Olympics be free of drug cheats from Asia?SINGAPORE: If previous Olympics are anything to go by, it seems unlikely that t
Will the Rio Olympics be free of drug cheats from Asia?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
SINGAPORE: If previous Olympics are anything to go by, it seems unlikely that the games in Rio de Janeiro will pass by without at least one drugs cheat being caught. But attempts have been made to ensure that competitors from Asia do not make... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Memo to new city council candidatescreating bylaws, approving action plans, setting priorities, budgets and rates.
Memo to new city council candidates
Otago Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
creating bylaws, approving action plans, setting priorities, budgets and rates. Councillors who are not chairing a committee are paid a salary of about $54,000, (approximating the average annual wage in New Zealand). There are scheduled... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Cricket on guard after golf leaves gaping hole in Rioreally be bothered to take a break in their pro schedule. Nostalgia would have
Cricket on guard after golf leaves gaping hole in Rio
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
really be bothered to take a break in their pro schedule. Nostalgia would have been a factor in the International Olympic Committee including golf in Rio. After all, it had last featured in the 1904 Games. THE WARNING In the bygone amateur era,... Read more
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Harrow Times
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concernshis Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concerns
Harrow Times / Posted 10 days ago
his Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal from participation in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. "After much deliberation with my family and coaches, I am making this decision for a variety of health concerns,... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concernshis Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concerns
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
his Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal from participation in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. "After much deliberation with my family and coaches, I am making this decision for a variety of health concerns,... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concernshis Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concerns
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 10 days ago
his Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal from participation in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. "After much deliberation with my family and coaches, I am making this decision for a variety of health concerns,... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concerns « Shropshire Starhis Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concerns « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 10 days ago
his Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal from participation in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. "After much deliberation with my family and coaches, I am making this decision for a variety of health concerns,... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concernshis Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concerns
Kingston Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
his Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal from participation in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. "After much deliberation with my family and coaches, I am making this decision for a variety of health concerns,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concernshis Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concerns
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
his Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal from participation in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. "After much deliberation with my family and coaches, I am making this decision for a variety of health concerns,... Read more
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Gazette
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concernshis Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concerns
Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
his Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal from participation in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. "After much deliberation with my family and coaches, I am making this decision for a variety of health concerns,... Read more
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guardian-series
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concernshis Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal
Milos Raonic pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concerns
guardian-series / Posted 10 days ago
his Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my withdrawal from participation in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. "After much deliberation with my family and coaches, I am making this decision for a variety of health concerns,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Strict booze ban for Kiwis in Olympic villageforbidden from posting any photos, videos or comments on social media showing t
Strict booze ban for Kiwis in Olympic village
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
forbidden from posting any photos, videos or comments on social media showing the use of alcohol. The New Zealand Olympic Committee told the Weekend Herald that while bars serving alcohol have been in service during the Commonwealth Games before,... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Ghana to present 16 athletes at Rio 2016 OlympicsSports News of Friday, 15 July 2016 The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), has ann
Ghana to present 16 athletes at Rio 2016 Olympics
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 10 days ago
Sports News of Friday, 15 July 2016 The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), has announced a 16-member contingent to represent Ghana at Rio 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio, Brazil, from 5th 21st August. According to GOC, Ghana will present 16 first... Read more
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dna
Squash stars fume at golfers' withdrawal from Rio 2016for us at every level. It's frustrating for the sport. But at the end of the da
Squash stars fume at golfers' withdrawal from Rio 2016
dna / Posted 11 days ago
for us at every level. It's frustrating for the sport. But at the end of the day, it's the International Olympic Committee which has to look at it and see what exactly it wants," the 29-year-old squash player said. Explaining a squash... Read more
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TribLIVE
Karate stalwarts descend upon Pittsburgh for national championshipsSunday. And while karate will not be one of the sports at Rio this year, it is
Karate stalwarts descend upon Pittsburgh for national championships
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
Sunday. And while karate will not be one of the sports at Rio this year, it is a likely candidate to be voted into the 2020 games in Tokyo by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in August. The event, which began Thursday, will determine which... Read more
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New Kerala
Ghosal, Chinappa want squash to be part of Olympics - newkerala.com #90315the same time it does not make me a lesser athlete or my sport lesser than any
Ghosal, Chinappa want squash to be part of Olympics - newkerala.com #90315
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
the same time it does not make me a lesser athlete or my sport lesser than any other sport," Chinappa said. "We have the Commonwealth Games, we have the Asian Games, we have our World Championships, so we look forward to that. We go back to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Corruption Allegations Against Gideon Sam Come Back to Lifeallegations resurfaced when an anonymous email was sent to a wide range of spor
Corruption Allegations Against Gideon Sam Come Back to Life
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
allegations resurfaced when an anonymous email was sent to a wide range of sporting administrators on 28 June. Also, the Commonwealth Games Federation CEO said Sam failed to disclose family involvement in corporations involved with the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gold Coast 2018: Building Commonwealth Games hype all about 'the look' Making sure the Gold Coast looks and feels like a city that is hosting an int
Gold Coast 2018: Building Commonwealth Games hype all about 'the look'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
Making sure the Gold Coast looks and feels like a city that is hosting an international sporting event like the Commonwealth Games is all about 'the look'. Signs are popping up... Read more
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The Age
Olympic committee decry closure of gymnastics programAustralia's Olympic committee has decried the imminent closure of one of the na
Olympic committee decry closure of gymnastics program
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
Australia's Olympic committee has decried the imminent closure of one of the nation's few premier gymnastics programs, saying it risks robbing sports of elite talent. The gymnastics community went into meltdown on Wednesday over news the Western... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Go Aussie! Our full team for Rio 2016the next few weeks means that there could be some fluctuation to the team annou
Go Aussie! Our full team for Rio 2016
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
the next few weeks means that there could be some fluctuation to the team announced on Thursday by the Australian Olympic Committee. “We are confident that all the work since London on a high performance focus and a united team will pay off,”... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Go Aussie! Our full team for Rio 2016the next few weeks means that there could be some fluctuation to the team annou
Go Aussie! Our full team for Rio 2016
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 days ago
the next few weeks means that there could be some fluctuation to the team announced on Thursday by the Australian Olympic Committee. “We are confident that all the work since London on a high performance focus and a united team will pay off,”... Read more
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