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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Martial arts talent gather for world championships in Norwich The National Martial Arts Committee of Great Britain are the hosting the 2015
Martial arts talent gather for world championships in Norwich
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 hours ago
The National Martial Arts Committee of Great Britain are the hosting the 2015 WMAC World Games, being held at the UEA Sportspark. Photo: Steve Adams Martial arts competitors of all ages... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Championships an Opportunity to Notice New BeaconsThe Beijing event was a chance for China to open itself, and brought focus to t
World Championships an Opportunity to Notice New Beacons
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
The Beijing event was a chance for China to open itself, and brought focus to the debate on ethics in sport. When Zhang Peimeng crossed the finishing line after 38.01 seconds, his 4x100m relay teammates Mo Youxue, Xie Zhenye and Su Bingtian, as well... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Meralco-MVPSF jin bags medal in World Cadet championshipMANILA, Philippines - Another Meralco-MVP Sports Foundation taekwondo fighter –
Meralco-MVPSF jin bags medal in World Cadet championship
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - Another Meralco-MVP Sports Foundation taekwondo fighter – Wendil Jay Rama – made waves for the Philippines recently by winning a bronze medal in the World Cadet Championships in Muju, Korea. Rama was impressive in his two... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
Martial arts talent gather for world championships in NorwichThe National Martial Arts Committee of Great Britain are the hosting the 2015 W
Martial arts talent gather for world championships in Norwich
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 3 hours ago
The National Martial Arts Committee of Great Britain are the hosting the 2015 WMAC World Games, being held at the UEA Sportspark. Photo: Steve Adams Martial arts competitors of all ages... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Martial arts talent gather for world championships in Norwich The National Martial Arts Committee of Great Britain are the hosting the 2015
Martial arts talent gather for world championships in Norwich
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 3 hours ago
The National Martial Arts Committee of Great Britain are the hosting the 2015 WMAC World Games, being held at the UEA Sportspark. Photo: Steve Adams Martial arts competitors of all ages... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Usain Bolt points to Rio Olympics with more goldBEIJING >> Hard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bolt wh
Usain Bolt points to Rio Olympics with more gold
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
BEIJING >> Hard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bolt when the world championships first started. Was he healthy enough? Was he fit enough? Was he — gasp! — fast enough? Yes, yes, and a resounding yes. The Jamaican great... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UOC Recruit 10,000 Youth Into OlympismKampala — Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) used the just-concluded International
UOC Recruit 10,000 Youth Into Olympism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Kampala — Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) used the just-concluded International Scouts Jamboore at Kaazi to recruit more youth into sports. The jamboree, which climaxed last Friday, attracted about 15,000 participants from all over the world. UOC... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Bach+adviser+named+to+key+position+with+IOC+networkBach adviser named to key position with IOC network International Olympic Comm
Bach+adviser+named+to+key+position+with+IOC+network
Sports Business Daily / Posted 8 hours ago
Bach adviser named to key position with IOC network International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has appointed a close adviser to a key position in the nascent Olympic Channel. Jochen Färber, currently head of Bach’s executive office, will... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Brave woman overcomes near death to perform at gamesA WOMAN who was told she had two days to live if she did not have a liver trans
Brave woman overcomes near death to perform at games
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 9 hours ago
A WOMAN who was told she had two days to live if she did not have a liver transplant is representing Great Britain at a top international sporting event. Brenda Roberts, aged 63, of Ruthin, has been selected to represent Great Britain and NI in the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Women’s success a shot in the arm says SerretteIn spite of the paucity of medals at the World Championships, president of the
Women’s success a shot in the arm says Serrette
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 hours ago
In spite of the paucity of medals at the World Championships, president of the National Association of Athletics Administration (NAAA) Ephraim Serrette believes there is no need to panic. T&T won two medals, both in relays in the Championships which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bayi Spot On Criticisms Against AthletesFormer 1,500 metres world record holder and multiple athletics winner, Filbert
Bayi Spot On Criticisms Against Athletes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Former 1,500 metres world record holder and multiple athletics winner, Filbert Bayi was spot on this week when he defended four Tanzanian athletes who had performed miserably in the Beijing World Athletics Championships. The Tanzania Olympic... Read more
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New Kerala
Olympic preparations reshaping Rio The 2016 Olympic Games are reshaping Rio de Janeiro as the Brazilian city pre
Olympic preparations reshaping Rio
New Kerala / Posted 12 hours ago
The 2016 Olympic Games are reshaping Rio de Janeiro as the Brazilian city prepares to host the world's biggest sporting event. Already one of the most beautiful cities in South America, Rio is getting a face lift,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Youth Games ImportantGaborone — Former Commonwealth deputy secretary general, Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamb
Youth Games Important
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Gaborone — Former Commonwealth deputy secretary general, Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba says youth games are a platform to create awareness on the diversity of the Commonwealth family. Speaking at the fifth Samoa Commonwealth Games, Team Botswana send-off... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Usain Bolt points to Rio with more gold in his handsBEIJING — Hard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bolt whe
Usain Bolt points to Rio with more gold in his hands
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 hours ago
BEIJING — Hard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bolt when the world championships first started. Was he healthy enough? Was he fit enough? Was he — gasp! — fast enough? Yes, yes, and a resounding yes. The Jamaican great left... Read more
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Surfers Village
Two Billabong junior events penciled in for South AfricaSurfing South Africa Updates Billabong Junior Series & Billabong South African
Two Billabong junior events penciled in for South Africa
Surfers Village / Posted 20 hours ago
Surfing South Africa Updates Billabong Junior Series & Billabong South African Junior Championships Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 30 August, 2015 - Jeffreys Bay - The best junior surfers in the country are preparing for a bumper season of surf... Read more
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Japan Today
Hotel Okura - the face of Tokyo ‹ Japan TodayAccording to the late Donald Richie, the noted American writer on Japanese cult
Hotel Okura - the face of Tokyo ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 21 hours ago
According to the late Donald Richie, the noted American writer on Japanese culture, the most recognizable flaw of Tokyo is its failure to preserve historical buildings. It is true that, unlike, say, New York, Chicago, Paris, or Rome, something is... Read more
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Japan Today
Usain Bolt points to Rio with more gold in his hands ‹ Japan TodayHard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bolt when the worl
Usain Bolt points to Rio with more gold in his hands ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 21 hours ago
Hard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bolt when the world championships first started. Was he healthy enough? Was he fit enough? Was he — gasp! — fast enough? Yes, yes, and a resounding yes. The Jamaican great left the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Usain Bolt points to Rio with more gold in his handsBEIJING (AP) - Hard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bol
Usain Bolt points to Rio with more gold in his hands
KTVN Reno / Posted 21 hours ago
BEIJING (AP) - Hard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bolt when the world championships first started. Was he healthy enough? Was he fit enough? Was he - gasp! - fast enough? Yes, yes, and a resounding yes. The Jamaican great... Read more
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Salon.com
Usain Bolt points to Rio with more gold in his handsYou Might Also Like KENYA’S GOOD Kenya finished with 16 medals — and not one
Usain Bolt points to Rio with more gold in his hands
Salon.com / Posted 22 hours ago
You Might Also Like KENYA’S GOOD Kenya finished with 16 medals — and not one in the men’s marathon. Javelin thrower Julius Yego won the first gold medal in a field event for a country renowned for distance running. DOUBLE TIME? Allyson Felix... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Usain Bolt points to Rio with more gold in his handsBEIJING (AP) - Hard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bol
Usain Bolt points to Rio with more gold in his hands
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 22 hours ago
BEIJING (AP) - Hard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bolt when the world championships first started. Was he healthy enough? Was he fit enough? Was he - gasp! - fast enough? Yes, yes, and a resounding yes. The Jamaican great... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Usain Bolt points to Rio with more gold in his handsHard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bolt when the worl
Usain Bolt points to Rio with more gold in his hands
Dayton Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
Hard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bolt when the world championships first started. Was he healthy enough? Was he fit enough? Was he — gasp! — fast enough? Yes, yes, and a resounding yes. The Jamaican great left the... Read more
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Local 12 Cincinnati
LA strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOCUpdated: Sun, Aug 30 2015, 04:43 PM LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) -- Los Angeles an
LA strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 22 hours ago
Updated: Sun, Aug 30 2015, 04:43 PM LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) -- Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America's 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week. If the council... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
AP Source: LA strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOCBy EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee
AP Source: LA strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America's 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week. If the council approves the deal at a meeting... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
L.A. strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOCLos Angeles has agreed to a deal with the U.S. Olympic Committee that will make
L.A. strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted yesterday
Los Angeles has agreed to a deal with the U.S. Olympic Committee that will make it America's bid city for the 2024 Olympics if the city council signs off on it next week. Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make... Read more
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Denver Post
Allyson Felix could see 200-400 sprint double at OlympicsBEIJING — If Allyson Felix feels tired now, just wait until next year. The Ame
Allyson Felix could see 200-400 sprint double at Olympics
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
BEIJING — If Allyson Felix feels tired now, just wait until next year. The American sprinter would like to have the opportunity to run the 200 and 400 meters at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Trouble is, the schedule right now really doesn't allow... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
AP Top News at 11:59 a.m. EDTOKIEVILLE, Calif. (AP) � People living in this dusty neighborhood called Okievi
AP Top News at 11:59 a.m. EDT
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
OKIEVILLE, Calif. (AP) � People living in this dusty neighborhood called Okieville at the heart of California's Central Valley know the harsh reality of drought. Many of their wells have dried up, so some neighbors rig lines from house to house to... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
AP Top News at 11:59 a.m. EDTOKIEVILLE, Calif. (AP) � People living in this dusty neighborhood called Okievi
AP Top News at 11:59 a.m. EDT
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
OKIEVILLE, Calif. (AP) � People living in this dusty neighborhood called Okieville at the heart of California's Central Valley know the harsh reality of drought. Many of their wells have dried up, so some neighbors rig lines from house to house to... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
A 200-400 sprint double at Olympics could be waiting FelixBEIJING (AP) - If Allyson Felix feels tired now, just wait until next year. Th
A 200-400 sprint double at Olympics could be waiting Felix
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
BEIJING (AP) - If Allyson Felix feels tired now, just wait until next year. The American sprinter would like to have the opportunity to run the 200 and 400 meters at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Trouble is, the schedule right now really doesn't... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
AP Top News at 11:59 a.m. EDTOKIEVILLE, Calif. (AP) � People living in this dusty neighborhood called Okievi
AP Top News at 11:59 a.m. EDT
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
OKIEVILLE, Calif. (AP) � People living in this dusty neighborhood called Okieville at the heart of California's Central Valley know the harsh reality of drought. Many of their wells have dried up, so some neighbors rig lines from house to house to... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
59 a.m. EDTOKIEVILLE, Calif. (AP) � People living in this dusty neighborhood called Okievi
59 a.m. EDT
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
OKIEVILLE, Calif. (AP) � People living in this dusty neighborhood called Okieville at the heart of California's Central Valley know the harsh reality of drought. Many of their wells have dried up, so some neighbors rig lines from house to house to... Read more
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KTVN Reno
A 200-400 sprint double at Olympics could be waiting FelixBEIJING (AP) - If Allyson Felix feels tired now, just wait until next year. Th
A 200-400 sprint double at Olympics could be waiting Felix
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
BEIJING (AP) - If Allyson Felix feels tired now, just wait until next year. The American sprinter would like to have the opportunity to run the 200 and 400 meters at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Trouble is, the schedule right now really doesn't... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Filipino fighters take home golds in world Muay Thai meetFilipino fighters Jessa Rivera and Ghenyan Berdon recently struck gold in the 2
Filipino fighters take home golds in world Muay Thai meet
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Filipino fighters Jessa Rivera and Ghenyan Berdon recently struck gold in the 2015 Royal World Cup, a meet billed as the world championship for Muay Thai. The 17-year-old Rivera convincingly defeated her Thai rival in the junior female 42kg category... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
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LA strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
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ESPN
Japan scales back Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium plansTOKYO -- Japan's government has approved a plan to reduce the seating and slash
Japan scales back Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium plans
ESPN / Posted yesterday
TOKYO -- Japan's government has approved a plan to reduce the seating and slash the construction cost of the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after public opposition to the initial design. The cabinet approved the revised plan Friday, which... Read more
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ESPN
Allyson Felix wins gold medal in 400 meters at world championshipsBEIJING -- American sprinter Allyson Felix won the 400 meters in 49.26 seconds
Allyson Felix wins gold medal in 400 meters at world championships
ESPN / Posted yesterday
BEIJING -- American sprinter Allyson Felix won the 400 meters in 49.26 seconds on Thursday to earn her ninth world championship gold medal. Golden efforts yet again Sprinters Usain Bolt and Allyson Felix continued to pad their remarkable totals at... Read more
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SportingNews
Los Angeles, USOC reportedly make deal for 2024 Olympics bidAccording to The Associated Press, via a source, the L.A. city council will mee
Los Angeles, USOC reportedly make deal for 2024 Olympics bid
SportingNews / Posted yesterday
According to The Associated Press, via a source, the L.A. city council will meet Tuesday to either approve or deny a proposal that Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee submitted to be host city the Games. The International Olympic Committee... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
AP Top News at 9:44 a.m. EDTSHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) � The Israeli government initiative has a s
AP Top News at 9:44 a.m. EDT
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
SHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) � The Israeli government initiative has a soothing biblical name, the Hebrew Shepherd, and a serious aim: to keep ultranationalist Jewish settler youths from turning to violence and attacking Palestinians and their... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
AP Top News at 9:44 a.m. EDTSHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) � The Israeli government initiative has a s
AP Top News at 9:44 a.m. EDT
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
SHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) � The Israeli government initiative has a soothing biblical name, the Hebrew Shepherd, and a serious aim: to keep ultranationalist Jewish settler youths from turning to violence and attacking Palestinians and their... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
44 a.m. EDTSHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) � The Israeli government initiative has a s
44 a.m. EDT
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
SHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) � The Israeli government initiative has a soothing biblical name, the Hebrew Shepherd, and a serious aim: to keep ultranationalist Jewish settler youths from turning to violence and attacking Palestinians and their... Read more
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Orange County Register
LA strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOCLos Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make th
LA strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America’s 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week. If the council approves the deal at a meeting Tuesday, the USOC will announce Los... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Thousands of fish wash ashore at Rio de Jeneiro's Olympic parkRio's pollution has been in the spotlight since tests showed dangerously high l
Thousands of fish wash ashore at Rio de Jeneiro's Olympic park
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Rio's pollution has been in the spotlight since tests showed dangerously high levels of viruses from human sewage at all Rio Olympic water venues for sailing, rowing, canoeing, triathlon and distance swimming. The International Olympic Committee has... Read more
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Times of Malta
Oh look, it’s Blatter mark III’m starting to think Fifa has some sort of fatal attraction towards ageing Swi
Oh look, it’s Blatter mark II
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
I’m starting to think Fifa has some sort of fatal attraction towards ageing Swiss gentlemen with only a tentative grip on reality. Football’s governing body, under the stewardship of the king of denial Sepp Blatter, has had a traumatic year packed... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
LA Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOCLos Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make th
LA Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOC
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America's 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week. If the council approves the deal at a meeting Tuesday, the USOC will announce Los... Read more
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NBC Miami
LA Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOC: AP SourceLos Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make th
LA Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOC: AP Source
NBC Miami / Posted yesterday
Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America's 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week. If the council approves the deal at a meeting Tuesday, the USOC will announce Los... Read more
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Times of Malta
Sports roundOlympics: A committee of the Los Angeles City Council voted to support an effor
Sports round
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
Olympics: A committee of the Los Angeles City Council voted to support an effort to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Los Angeles, ahead of a deadline next month for US Olympic organisers to decide on an American city to bid for the games. The United... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
LA Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOC: AP SourceLos Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make th
LA Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOC: AP Source
NBC Connecticut / Posted yesterday
Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America's 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week. If the council approves the deal at a meeting Tuesday, the USOC will announce Los... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
SARU transformation 'on track'The Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, said the South African Ru
SARU transformation 'on track'
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted yesterday
The Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, said the South African Rugby Union is "on track" with their transformation goals. The declaration follows in the wake of the Springbok World Cup squad announcement on Friday. The political... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
LA Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOC: AP SourceLos Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make th
LA Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOC: AP Source
NBC Philadelphia / Posted yesterday
Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America's 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week. If the council approves the deal at a meeting Tuesday, the USOC will announce Los... Read more
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NBC New York
LA Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOC: AP SourceLos Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make th
LA Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOC: AP Source
NBC New York / Posted yesterday
Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America's 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week. If the council approves the deal at a meeting Tuesday, the USOC will announce Los... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
LA Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOC: AP SourceLos Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make th
LA Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOC: AP Source
NBC Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America's 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week. If the council approves the deal at a meeting Tuesday, the USOC will announce Los... Read more
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