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Irish Examiner
Here's a reminder of why the Olympics are awesomehitting exotic Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where tens of thousands of athletes will
Here's a reminder of why the Olympics are awesome
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 minutes ago
hitting exotic Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where tens of thousands of athletes will battle it out for gold, silver and bronze medals. To remind you just how awesome the Olympics are, we’ve thrown together some of the best photos from the Olympics... Read more
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Hunts Post
Silver lining as Danny King helps Great Britain to runners-up finish in World Cup FinalRobert Lambert (right). Picture: JEFF DAVIES Huntingdon speedway star Danny Ki
Silver lining as Danny King helps Great Britain to runners-up finish in World Cup Final
Hunts Post / Posted 13 minutes ago
Robert Lambert (right). Picture: JEFF DAVIES Huntingdon speedway star Danny King is the proud owner of a World Cup silver medal. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. King helped Great Britain finish as runners-up to Poland in the... Read more
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Herald Sun
London pain has world leading Hocking on guardwanted really made me second guess what I was doing with my swimming,” Hocking
London pain has world leading Hocking on guard
Herald Sun / Posted 17 minutes ago
wanted really made me second guess what I was doing with my swimming,” Hocking said. “But also if I had of got the silver medal that I wanted I would never have moved to Melbourne. I wouldn’t be swimming with Rohan (Taylor), I wouldn’t have had a... Read more
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The Forward
Who Designed Hillary’s Pantsuit?Hollywood Reporter is betting on a Bronx “son of Jewish immigrants” who receive
Who Designed Hillary’s Pantsuit?
The Forward / Posted 18 minutes ago
Hollywood Reporter is betting on a Bronx “son of Jewish immigrants” who received the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal from her in 2014. Clinton’s insistence on American manufacturing would suggest that her suit was made domestically.... Read more
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heraldscotland
Laura Muir's Rio ambition: "You just want the clean athletes to get the medals they deserve"just run the second fastest time of the year over 1500m, there is a growing fee
Laura Muir's Rio ambition: "You just want the clean athletes to get the medals they deserve"
heraldscotland / Posted 38 minutes ago
just run the second fastest time of the year over 1500m, there is a growing feeling that Muir might just have a chance of a medal in Rio. She does not modestly dismiss the suggestion, nor does she believe there is any extra pressure on her to do so... Read more
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Scotsman
Eilidh Doyle seeks more than gold at Olympics2 of the Women's 400 metres at the British Championships last month. Picture: H
Eilidh Doyle seeks more than gold at Olympics
Scotsman / Posted an hour ago
2 of the Women's 400 metres at the British Championships last month. Picture: Harry Trump/Getty Images The Olympic gold medal that she has craved for most of her 29 years will be the foremost target for Eilidh Doyle when she arrives in Rio next... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scott Twp. company providing Olympic gear to Mexican, Haitian athletestwo athletes and several coaches and support staff for each athlete. Mr. Pane
Scott Twp. company providing Olympic gear to Mexican, Haitian athletes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted an hour ago
two athletes and several coaches and support staff for each athlete. Mr. Pane would love to see one of his outfits on the medal platform. While both wrestlers have a chance of winning a few bouts, he characterized them as dark horses for a medal... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, July 31, 2016Pennsylvania In a 10th anniversary event, the organization will honor communit
People on the Move, July 31, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted an hour ago
Pennsylvania In a 10th anniversary event, the organization will honor community leaders with the Gov. Robert P. Casey Medal for a Lifetime of Service. Monsignor Joseph G. Quinn and John W. Cosgrove have been named co-chairmen for the Oct. 13... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Melbourne Victory v Atletico Madrid: Thomas, Pasquali, Nigro, Howard, TheoharousSpaniard looked composed on the ball but failed to have the type of influence t
Melbourne Victory v Atletico Madrid: Thomas, Pasquali, Nigro, Howard, Theoharous
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted an hour ago
Spaniard looked composed on the ball but failed to have the type of influence that Mathieu Delpierre, last season’s Victory Medal winner, did when he was in the team. Baro has been brought in to take over from the retired Frenchman, but will have to... Read more
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International Business Times
Rio Olympics tennis competition: All you need to know ahead of the event Beyond that, though, all of the other traditional rules of the sport remain unt
Rio Olympics tennis competition: All you need to know ahead of the event
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
Beyond that, though, all of the other traditional rules of the sport remain untouched. There will be five tennis gold medals up for grabs in Rio: men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, women's doubles and mixed doubles. For the singles... Read more
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International Business Times
Ethiopian icon Tirunesh Dibaba looks to add to family's legacy at Rio 2016 superhuman-like gene pool is best represented by Tirunesh Dibaba, the fourth of
Ethiopian icon Tirunesh Dibaba looks to add to family's legacy at Rio 2016
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
superhuman-like gene pool is best represented by Tirunesh Dibaba, the fourth of six children and a three-time Olympic gold medallist. The 31-year-old Ethiopian's older sister, Ejegayehu, won the silver medal in the 10,000m at the 2004 Summer... Read more
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dna
Family priorities force legendary twins Bob and Mike Bryan to withdraw from Olympicsin tennis and other sports who opted to skip the Summer Games that begin next w
Family priorities force legendary twins Bob and Mike Bryan to withdraw from Olympics
dna / Posted an hour ago
in tennis and other sports who opted to skip the Summer Games that begin next week in Brazil. The Bryans won a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics, after collecting bronze in doubles at the 2008 Beijing Games. They have won 16 Grand Slam... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
London pain has world leading Hocking on guardwanted really made me second guess what I was doing with my swimming,” Hocking
London pain has world leading Hocking on guard
Daily Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
wanted really made me second guess what I was doing with my swimming,” Hocking said. “But also if I had of got the silver medal that I wanted I would never have moved to Melbourne. I wouldn’t be swimming with Rohan (Taylor), I wouldn’t have had a... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Adenan congratulates state athletes for Sukma XVIII accomplishmentsA screenshot of Adenan’s latest Facebook post. KUCHING: Coming second in terms
Adenan congratulates state athletes for Sukma XVIII accomplishments
The Borneo Post / Posted an hour ago
A screenshot of Adenan’s latest Facebook post. KUCHING: Coming second in terms of gold medals earned is no small feat, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem in his latest Facebook post today (July 31). Adenan said that Sarawak’s... Read more
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Christian Today
International Women's Day: Words of Wisdom from 4 Remarkable Christian Womenone of the most-renowned figures of the American Civil Rights Movement. In 1999
International Women's Day: Words of Wisdom from 4 Remarkable Christian Women
Christian Today / Posted an hour ago
one of the most-renowned figures of the American Civil Rights Movement. In 1999, she was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honour the United States Congress can bestow on a civilian. Her strength and courage in standing up for... Read more
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Philly.com
Arthur Kitagawa, 95, war internee, decorated soldierUnit Badge, European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon, World War II Victor
Arthur Kitagawa, 95, war internee, decorated soldier
Philly.com / Posted an hour ago
Unit Badge, European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon, World War II Victory Ribbon, and the French Legion of Honor Medal on March 26, 2014, at the French Embassy outside Washington. He was honorably discharged in December 1945 and returned... Read more
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Rappler
Filipino boxers bank on luck of the draw at Rio OlympicsOlympics will still have to rely on the luck of the draw if they are to achieve
Filipino boxers bank on luck of the draw at Rio Olympics
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
Olympics will still have to rely on the luck of the draw if they are to achieve their goal of giving the country its first medal in 20 years. No Filipino athlete has brought home a medal from the Olympics since Mansueto “Onyok” Velasco took the... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Paralympic commitee looks beyond Rio Gamestime in 100m but the slots for such qualifying criteria were filled up in June.
Paralympic commitee looks beyond Rio Games
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 2 hours ago
time in 100m but the slots for such qualifying criteria were filled up in June. However, the team brought home one gold medal, two silver medals and a bronze medal from the Berlin Open. Despite the recent failures, Magugula still believes... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Corpses, excrement, litter: welcome to Rio Olympic sailing venuesuperbacteria -- is not their main worry. It's the big, floating stuff capable
Corpses, excrement, litter: welcome to Rio Olympic sailing venue
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
superbacteria -- is not their main worry. It's the big, floating stuff capable of snaring or even damaging boats and medal dreams that keep athletes like Kahena Kunze and her 49er crewmate Martine Grael up at night. Because garbage... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Coach hoping for ‘better draw’ for PH boxers in RioOlympics will still have to rely on the luck of the draw if they are to achieve
Coach hoping for ‘better draw’ for PH boxers in Rio
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 hours ago
Olympics will still have to rely on the luck of the draw if they are to achieve their goal of giving the country its first medal in 20 years. No Filipino athlete has brought home a medal from the Olympics since Mansueto “Onyok” Velasco took the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Kids, beer bottles and a public pool - how Laos swimmer, 14, trains for Rioher compatriots going to Rio -- a fellow swimmer, two field athletes and a cycl
Kids, beer bottles and a public pool - how Laos swimmer, 14, trains for Rio
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 hours ago
her compatriots going to Rio -- a fellow swimmer, two field athletes and a cyclist -- travel with virtually no chance of medal glory. Aside from the cyclist, none of the athletes has qualified for the competition by right. Instead Team Laos has... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Usain Bolt brings light to a sport in periland showmanship, the World's Fastest Man has offered track a reprieve from the
Usain Bolt brings light to a sport in peril
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
and showmanship, the World's Fastest Man has offered track a reprieve from the wasteland of corrupt countries, reshuffled medals and win-at-any-cost malfeasance it has become. Russians will be absent from this year's Olympic track meet — banned... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Sometimes there is something better than gold in Rioheading to the Rio Olympics as the European decathlon champion — and with a ful
Sometimes there is something better than gold in Rio
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
heading to the Rio Olympics as the European decathlon champion — and with a full head of hair. Failing to get close to the medal stand at the Olympics won't feel anything like losing gold. Just being back among the best, participating in the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Rio 2016: First ever refugee team 'have already won'and are facing injustices." Coach Geraldo Bernardes said the question of wheth
Rio 2016: First ever refugee team 'have already won'
Aljazeera / Posted 2 hours ago
and are facing injustices." Coach Geraldo Bernardes said the question of whether any of the refugee team could win a medal was immaterial. "People ask if they can win a medal. I say they have already won their medals just by getting to Rio,"... Read more
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The Manila Times
Olympics: Kids, beer bottles and a public pool – how Laos swimmer, 14, trains for Rioand her compatriots going to Rio — a fellow swimmer, two field athletes and a c
Olympics: Kids, beer bottles and a public pool – how Laos swimmer, 14, trains for Rio
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
and her compatriots going to Rio — a fellow swimmer, two field athletes and a cyclist — travel with virtually no chance of medal glory. Aside from the cyclist, none of the athletes has qualified for the competition by right. Instead Team Laos has... Read more
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SportsFan
Talented and young team for RioProven big-event performers Jared Tallent and Fabrice Lapierre will again be Au
Talented and young team for Rio
SportsFan / Posted 2 hours ago
Proven big-event performers Jared Tallent and Fabrice Lapierre will again be Australia's best track and field medal hopes at the Rio Olympics. But head coach Craig Hilliard also has high expectations - now and in future years - for a host of rising... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
40 years later, residents share memories of Big Thompson Floodand my husband wanted to get home to watch the Olympics that night. The televis
40 years later, residents share memories of Big Thompson Flood
Greeley Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
and my husband wanted to get home to watch the Olympics that night. The television broadcast was going to be the gold medal bout featuring Sugar Ray Leonard. The rain began to fall, and by the time we left downtown Estes, we had to pull over... Read more
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Salon.com
Usain Bolt brings light to a sport in periland showmanship, the World’s Fastest Man has offered track a reprieve from the
Usain Bolt brings light to a sport in peril
Salon.com / Posted 2 hours ago
and showmanship, the World’s Fastest Man has offered track a reprieve from the wasteland of corrupt countries, reshuffled medals and win-at-any-cost malfeasance it has become. Russians will be absent from this year’s Olympic track meet — banned... Read more
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Salon.com
Sometimes there is something better than gold in Rioheading to the Rio Olympics as the European decathlon champion — and with a ful
Sometimes there is something better than gold in Rio
Salon.com / Posted 2 hours ago
heading to the Rio Olympics as the European decathlon champion — and with a full head of hair. Failing to get close to the medal stand at the Olympics won’t feel anything like losing gold. Just being back among the best, participating in the... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
July 31from pneumonia in Hollywood Hills, California. He was 86. 2012: Michael Phelps
July 31
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 hours ago
from pneumonia in Hollywood Hills, California. He was 86. 2012: Michael Phelps (second from left) wins a gold medal as part of the U.S. team in the 4������200-meter freestyle relay at the Summer Olympics in London, England. The medal... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 31from pneumonia in Hollywood Hills, California. He was 86. 2012: Michael Phelps
July 31
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 hours ago
from pneumonia in Hollywood Hills, California. He was 86. 2012: Michael Phelps (second from left) wins a gold medal as part of the U.S. team in the 4������200-meter freestyle relay at the Summer Olympics in London, England. The medal... Read more
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Japan Today
Hagino aims to end Phelps era in Rio ‹ Japan Todayat the Rio Olympics. The 21-year-old, who pipped Phelps to take bronze in the
Hagino aims to end Phelps era in Rio ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 hours ago
at the Rio Olympics. The 21-year-old, who pipped Phelps to take bronze in the 400 meters individual medley behind gold medallist Ryan Lochte in London four years ago, is targeting double gold in Brazil. “I was lucky to (win a) medal in... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Esmelda says aye to national dutyafter an 18-month layoff. She capped off her Sukma campaign with a creditable h
Esmelda says aye to national duty
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 3 hours ago
after an 18-month layoff. She capped off her Sukma campaign with a creditable haul of two golds, one silver and one bronze medal. Esmelda, who last competed at the 2014 Asean School Games, suffered a major knee ligament injury. She underwent... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Sabah grab 4 more gold medalsKota Kinabalu: The Sabah contingent ended the 2016 Sukma Games in Sarawak with
Sabah grab 4 more gold medals
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 3 hours ago
Kota Kinabalu: The Sabah contingent ended the 2016 Sukma Games in Sarawak with a flourish as they bagged four gold medals as of press time to help surpassed their gold medal tally achieved in Perlis two years ago. They have so far collected a total... Read more
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Herald Sun
Russia track and field ban plays into our handswoodwork doing silly stuff at the moment in the 8’s and 15’s. It could be a bit
Russia track and field ban plays into our hands
Herald Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
woodwork doing silly stuff at the moment in the 8’s and 15’s. It could be a bit of a change up there in terms of who gets medals and who does what and that would be a good thing,” Hilliard said. “He (Gregson) is in great shape, he’s back to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
London pain has world leading Hocking on guardwanted really made me second guess what I was doing with my swimming,” Hocking
London pain has world leading Hocking on guard
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
wanted really made me second guess what I was doing with my swimming,” Hocking said. “But also if I had of got the silver medal that I wanted I would never have moved to Melbourne. I wouldn’t be swimming with Rohan (Taylor), I wouldn’t have had a... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
July 31from pneumonia in Hollywood Hills, California. He was 86. 2012: Michael Phelps
July 31
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 hours ago
from pneumonia in Hollywood Hills, California. He was 86. 2012: Michael Phelps (second from left) wins a gold medal as part of the U.S. team in the 4������200-meter freestyle relay at the Summer Olympics in London, England. The medal... Read more
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HITC Sport
Justin Rose looks forward to Rio golf and gets in Olympic spiritthe most special moment of the whole week,” Rose said. “Once the golf starts it
Justin Rose looks forward to Rio golf and gets in Olympic spirit
HITC Sport / Posted 3 hours ago
the most special moment of the whole week,” Rose said. “Once the golf starts it will be a tournament. If you can slip on a medal, that will be unique. But at the same time the opening ceremony, that event itself, is going to make us feel like we... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Corpses, excrement, litter: welcome to Rio Olympic sailing venuesuperbacteria -- is not their main worry. It's the big, floating stuff capable
Corpses, excrement, litter: welcome to Rio Olympic sailing venue
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
superbacteria -- is not their main worry. It's the big, floating stuff capable of snaring or even damaging boats and medal dreams that keep athletes like Kahena Kunze and her 49er crewmate Martine Grael up at night. Because garbage... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Team Arizona: Long jumper Christabel Nettey ready to rise to the occasion2020 Olympics are in Tokyo, but Nettey doesn't want to wait that long. If she c
Team Arizona: Long jumper Christabel Nettey ready to rise to the occasion
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 hours ago
2020 Olympics are in Tokyo, but Nettey doesn't want to wait that long. If she can regain her 2015 form, she will be a medal contender at the upcoming Rio Olympics for her native Canada. Nettey's jump of 22 feet, 11¾ inches was best in the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Sometimes there is something better than gold in RioIn this Thursday, July 7, 2016 photo, Belgium's Thomas Van Der Plaetsen celebra
Sometimes there is something better than gold in Rio
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
In this Thursday, July 7, 2016 photo, Belgium's Thomas Van Der Plaetsen celebrates on the podium after winning the gold medal in the men's Decathlon, at the European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. At his lowest point... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The 14 Illawarra athletes to watch at Rio GamesTriathlete Aaron Royle has medal expectations after finishing third in a world
The 14 Illawarra athletes to watch at Rio Games
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 hours ago
Triathlete Aaron Royle has medal expectations after finishing third in a world series event in Leeds last month, the most recent Olympic-distance race featuring the world’s elite competitors. CLICK THE PHOTO FOR ATHLETE'S PROFILE. Govers scored 24... Read more
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The Manila Times
Swimming: Syrian refugee swimmer ‘devastated’ by Phelps’ selfie rejectionday, we can try to get you to meet Phelps and have a photo with him’. We’re goi
Swimming: Syrian refugee swimmer ‘devastated’ by Phelps’ selfie rejection
The Manila Times / Posted 3 hours ago
day, we can try to get you to meet Phelps and have a photo with him’. We’re going to try to arrange that here.” Anis is competing in the 100 meter butterfly and while is not considered a medal contender could compete against Phelps in the heats.... Read more
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Perth Now
Russia track and field ban plays into our handswoodwork doing silly stuff at the moment in the 8’s and 15’s. It could be a bit
Russia track and field ban plays into our hands
Perth Now / Posted 3 hours ago
woodwork doing silly stuff at the moment in the 8’s and 15’s. It could be a bit of a change up there in terms of who gets medals and who does what and that would be a good thing,” Hilliard said. “He (Gregson) is in great shape, he’s back to... Read more
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Perth Now
London pain has world leading Hocking on guardwanted really made me second guess what I was doing with my swimming,” Hocking
London pain has world leading Hocking on guard
Perth Now / Posted 3 hours ago
wanted really made me second guess what I was doing with my swimming,” Hocking said. “But also if I had of got the silver medal that I wanted I would never have moved to Melbourne. I wouldn’t be swimming with Rohan (Taylor), I wouldn’t have had a... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Russia track and field ban plays into our handswoodwork doing silly stuff at the moment in the 8’s and 15’s. It could be a bit
Russia track and field ban plays into our hands
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 hours ago
woodwork doing silly stuff at the moment in the 8’s and 15’s. It could be a bit of a change up there in terms of who gets medals and who does what and that would be a good thing,” Hilliard said. “He (Gregson) is in great shape, he’s back to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
London pain has world leading Hocking on guardwanted really made me second guess what I was doing with my swimming,” Hocking
London pain has world leading Hocking on guard
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 hours ago
wanted really made me second guess what I was doing with my swimming,” Hocking said. “But also if I had of got the silver medal that I wanted I would never have moved to Melbourne. I wouldn’t be swimming with Rohan (Taylor), I wouldn’t have had a... Read more
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SportsFan
Hilliard expecting cleaner competitionThe medal chances of high-jumper Eleanor Patterson have increased Australian h
Hilliard expecting cleaner competition
SportsFan / Posted 3 hours ago
The medal chances of high-jumper Eleanor Patterson have increased Australian head coach Craig Hilliard says the Olympic ban imposed on Russia will have other cheating athletes running scared, which should lead to a cleaner track and field... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Russia track and field ban plays into our handswoodwork doing silly stuff at the moment in the 8’s and 15’s. It could be a bit
Russia track and field ban plays into our hands
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
woodwork doing silly stuff at the moment in the 8’s and 15’s. It could be a bit of a change up there in terms of who gets medals and who does what and that would be a good thing,” Hilliard said. “He (Gregson) is in great shape, he’s back to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Russia track and field ban plays into our handswoodwork doing silly stuff at the moment in the 8’s and 15’s. It could be a bit
Russia track and field ban plays into our hands
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
woodwork doing silly stuff at the moment in the 8’s and 15’s. It could be a bit of a change up there in terms of who gets medals and who does what and that would be a good thing,” Hilliard said. “He (Gregson) is in great shape, he’s back to... Read more
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