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The Globe and Mail
For Tokyo, Olympic pride – but at what cost to Japan’s economy?Noriko Kano was 14 when Tokyo first played host to the Olympics in 1964. She wa
For Tokyo, Olympic pride – but at what cost to Japan’s economy?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 30 minutes ago
Noriko Kano was 14 when Tokyo first played host to the Olympics in 1964. She was living in Saitama at the time, just outside Tokyo, and remembers being deeply impressed and full of pride as an economically booming Japan rose from the ashes of the... Read more
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dna
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen is almost a masterpieceDragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen has finally made it to PC and it includes all previ
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen is almost a masterpiece
dna / Posted 41 minutes ago
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen has finally made it to PC and it includes all previously released DLC, pre-order bonuses, retailer-exclusives and expansion content. The game has six basic classes and the option of creating a hybrid class between two... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
Miami Women’s track wins Armory InvitationalSenior Alysha Newman set a school record in the women’s pole vault at 4.50m dur
Miami Women’s track wins Armory Invitational
The Miami Hurricane / Posted 43 minutes ago
Senior Alysha Newman set a school record in the women’s pole vault at 4.50m during the Armory Track Invitational in New York. She is pictured here at the 2014 Miami Invitational track meet. File photo The No. 16-ranked Miami women’s track team won... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Hamelin, St-Gelais a winning speed-skating couple in GermanyCharles Hamelin and Marianne St-Gelais plan to say their marriage vows in the s
Hamelin, St-Gelais a winning speed-skating couple in Germany
Calgary Sun / Posted 47 minutes ago
Charles Hamelin and Marianne St-Gelais plan to say their marriage vows in the summer of 2018 and pledge to be there for one another in sickness and health — in good times and bad. But speed-skating’s power couple already knows how to balance... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
At the Armory, track runs into historyImagine going to New York City for the first time. Imagine staying in Times Sq
At the Armory, track runs into history
The GW Hatchet / Posted an hour ago
Imagine going to New York City for the first time. Imagine staying in Times Square for the first time. Maybe you’ve done it before. Maybe it doesn’t mean much to you. Even if you don’t think too highly of Times Square, you’d have to acknowledge... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Photos of the Day for Feb. 7A member of the Krishna Peacock Feather block takes part in a carnival parade i
Photos of the Day for Feb. 7
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
A member of the Krishna Peacock Feather block takes part in a carnival parade in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Douglas Magno/AFP/Getty Images) A survivor is transported by rescue workers at a collapsed buildingi n Tainan, Taiwan. A magnitude 6.4... Read more
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Orange County Register
'Exhilerating' decathlon is like a sporting event, but for academicsDo you know how the Indian art form of Kalighat painting was named? Or what a n
'Exhilerating' decathlon is like a sporting event, but for academics
Orange County Register / Posted 3 hours ago
Do you know how the Indian art form of Kalighat painting was named? Or what a nirgun bhakti sant might be? Hundreds of students across Orange County know, and their knowledge earned them a spot at the super quiz relay portion of the 48th annual... Read more
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Daily News
Mathew clinches 4th gold as SL remains second in medals tallyMathew Abeysinghe, the fastest swimmer of South Asian Games 2016 (SAG) has won
Mathew clinches 4th gold as SL remains second in medals tally
Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
Mathew Abeysinghe, the fastest swimmer of South Asian Games 2016 (SAG) has won his fourth gold medal in 50m free style swimming event clocking 23.33 secs. in Guwahati, India yesterday. Sri Lanka stands second in the medals tally winning eight golds,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo’s relief effort helping Flint residentsFLINT, Mich. – You’ve seen relief workers feverishly relay bottled water from t
Buffalo’s relief effort helping Flint residents
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 hours ago
FLINT, Mich. – You’ve seen relief workers feverishly relay bottled water from the back of a container truck before. In Iraq or Syria during wartime. Following an Indonesian tsunami. A Japanese earthquake. Katrina. Joplin. Sandy. It’s happening... Read more
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TSN
St-Gelais, Hamelin win WC 500M racesDRESDEN, Germany - Canadian speed skaters Marianne St-Gelais and Charles Hameli
St-Gelais, Hamelin win WC 500M races
TSN / Posted 4 hours ago
DRESDEN, Germany - Canadian speed skaters Marianne St-Gelais and Charles Hamelin won 500 metre races at a short track World Cup meet on Sunday. St-Gelais, from Saint-Felicien, Que., captured the women's race in 43.080 seconds, ahead of Britain's... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Four people stuck in cable car near NelsonFour people spent several hours stuck in the cable car. Photo / iStock Four pe
Four people stuck in cable car near Nelson
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
Four people spent several hours stuck in the cable car. Photo / iStock Four people spent several hours suspended in 150 metres in the air after technical problems caused a cable car to stop near Nelson last night. The incident took place at Happy... Read more
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Ars Technica
Robot room service is coming to US hotels courtesy of startup SaviokeIt’s easy to look at your smartphone and think you live in the future. But the
Robot room service is coming to US hotels courtesy of startup Savioke
Ars Technica / Posted 6 hours ago
It’s easy to look at your smartphone and think you live in the future. But the past’s imagining of the future promised us a lot more robot butlers. Robots have slowly made their way into the workplace via telepresence hardware like Double Robotics... Read more
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walesonline
Parent hits out at 'bizarre' plans to change a school's catchment areaA dad has blasted proposals to change school catchment areas in Cardiff which c
Parent hits out at 'bizarre' plans to change a school's catchment area
walesonline / Posted 7 hours ago
A dad has blasted proposals to change school catchment areas in Cardiff which could stop his children from attending a school, “50 seconds” from their home. Father-of-two Sunil, of Heol Terrell in Canton, has criticised the consultation after pupils... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Baisden signs with adidas, aims for Olympic berthKendall Baisden has spent the last two years competing for the University of Te
Baisden signs with adidas, aims for Olympic berth
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
Kendall Baisden has spent the last two years competing for the University of Texas track and field team. Now she�ll be competing on a higher level. Baisden, a Birmingham Detroit Country Day graduate, has signed a professional contract with athletic... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Baisden signs with adidas, aims for Olympic berthKendall Baisden has spent the last two years competing for the University of Te
Baisden signs with adidas, aims for Olympic berth
The Oakland Press / Posted 8 hours ago
Kendall Baisden has spent the last two years competing for the University of Texas track and field team. Now she’ll be competing on a higher level. Baisden, a Birmingham Detroit Country Day graduate, has signed a professional contract with athletic... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
SCHOLASTIC BOYS SWIMMING: Locals solid in OCIAA championshipsWASHINGTONVILLE >> Hunter Reinhardt and Devin Wunderlich scored in two individu
SCHOLASTIC BOYS SWIMMING: Locals solid in OCIAA championships
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 8 hours ago
WASHINGTONVILLE >> Hunter Reinhardt and Devin Wunderlich scored in two individual events each, leading Kingston High at the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association boys swim championships. Reinhardt was third in the 200-yard individual... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
National holiday fun, not ‘funereal’Town and country met at Lake Hawea on Saturday for the annual Waitangi weekend
National holiday fun, not ‘funereal’
Otago Daily Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Town and country met at Lake Hawea on Saturday for the annual Waitangi weekend top-town challenge. In scorching 29degC temperatures, about 150 people wearing red and blue competed in events including an egg-cup relay, spud-gun relay and a... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham determined to continue fast as it enters 3rd dayKAKINADA/RAJAHMUNDRY: Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham's fast-until death in s
Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham determined to continue fast as it enters 3rd day
The Economic Times / Posted 8 hours ago
KAKINADA/RAJAHMUNDRY: Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham's fast-until death in support of the demand for inclusion of the community in the Backward Classes (BC) category entered its third day today. Padmanabham, who is sitting on fast with his wife... Read more
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CBC.ca
Charles Hamelin, Marianne St-Gelais strike gold againCanada's short track power couple struck gold again at a World Cup event in Dre
Charles Hamelin, Marianne St-Gelais strike gold again
CBC.ca / Posted 10 hours ago
Canada's short track power couple struck gold again at a World Cup event in Dresden, Germany on Sunday. A day after Marianne St-Gelais and Charles Hamelin took gold in the women's and men's 1,000m event, the two each won their respective 500m... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Waging War on the Greatest Cancer Myth of AllImage source: National Cancer Institute. In terms of medical diagnoses, there
Waging War on the Greatest Cancer Myth of All
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 hours ago
Image source: National Cancer Institute. In terms of medical diagnoses, there aren't many things scarier than hearing the phrase, "you have cancer." The numbers partially tell the tale. Globally, according to the World Health Organization, there... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Lady Eagles take second at DIAA Indoor Track Championships The 2016 DIAA Indoor Track Championships took place at the Prince George’s Sp
Lady Eagles take second at DIAA Indoor Track Championships
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 11 hours ago
The 2016 DIAA Indoor Track Championships took place at the Prince George’s Sports Complex in Maryland on Saturday.Salesianum took the overall boys title, while Padua captured the girls state... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Lowestoft all set for big pancake day race A record-equalling 20 teams and eight mascots will battle it out for the hono
Lowestoft all set for big pancake day race
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 11 hours ago
A record-equalling 20 teams and eight mascots will battle it out for the honours in next week’s annual Lowestoft pancake day race. The event, organised by Lowestoft Vision, has been running for more than... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Alicia Keys is true girl on fire at Super Bowl City concertAlicia Keys is aflame. The pianist and singer hit the Super Bowl City stage Sa
Alicia Keys is true girl on fire at Super Bowl City concert
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
Alicia Keys is aflame. The pianist and singer hit the Super Bowl City stage Saturday night to a packed audience, many of whom waited in line for hours just to attend the free show. At around 4 p.m., Super Bowl event organizers shut down the area... Read more
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Raw Story
Legal rape activist now on the receiving end of harassment after anti-woman meetings collapseFour years ago, out of morbid curiosity, I clicked on the homepage of a strange
Legal rape activist now on the receiving end of harassment after anti-woman meetings collapse
Raw Story / Posted 12 hours ago
Four years ago, out of morbid curiosity, I clicked on the homepage of a stranger who had been saying aggressive, repulsive things to me on Twitter, and found my way to his personal YouTube channel. I was relatively new to blogging on a national... Read more
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Al.com
Things to do in Birmingham this week, Feb. 7-13Your free time is precious, so how to spend it? Here are five ideas for Birming
Things to do in Birmingham this week, Feb. 7-13
Al.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Your free time is precious, so how to spend it? Here are five ideas for Birmingham this week, Feb. 7-13, 2016. Tap your toe. Wave a beer. Bask in beautiful surroundings. Concertgoers will find themselves immersed in newgrass music and vintage... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Will robots zap the job market? Knowledge-based automation could make machines the new workforceCommentsEmailPrint David Sowerby, who has managed investment portfolios for mo
Will robots zap the job market? Knowledge-based automation could make machines the new workforce
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 12 hours ago
CommentsEmailPrint David Sowerby, who has managed investment portfolios for more than 25 years, does not fear the robot revolution. But should he? The... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Western Slope Championships see Moffat County swimmers place 11thThe season is complete for Moffat County High School girls swimming, and though
Western Slope Championships see Moffat County swimmers place 11th
Craig Daily Press / Posted 12 hours ago
The season is complete for Moffat County High School girls swimming, and though none of the Bulldogs will continue to state, many on the team made a splash at the regional event. MCHS placed 11th of 12 teams at the 4A Western Slope League... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Robots deliver fun with hotel room service orders, and they don't expect a tipYour hotel's newest bellhop may be a robot. A Santa Clara, Calif., start-up an
Robots deliver fun with hotel room service orders, and they don't expect a tip
Los Angeles Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Your hotel's newest bellhop may be a robot. A Santa Clara, Calif., start-up and its "autonomous robot helpers" received $15 million in new financing last month. Savioke's goal is to put robots in hotels across the country, building on its current... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
South Asian Games: India dominate with 15 goldGuwahati: It was gold rush for India on the opening day of the South Asian Game
South Asian Games: India dominate with 15 gold
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
Guwahati: It was gold rush for India on the opening day of the South Asian Games with the country's wrestlers, swimmers and weightlifters showing their regional dominance by making a near clean sweep of top honours. India clinched 14 gold, and five... Read more
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CBC.ca
How trauma changes the way our brain forms memoriesWhere were you, on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when you learned that a passe
How trauma changes the way our brain forms memories
CBC.ca / Posted 15 hours ago
Where were you, on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when you learned that a passenger jet had slammed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center? What were you doing? Who were you with? Memories of that day, which was deeply painful for so many... Read more
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Tech Pinas
Hoverboard Safety Tips and Usage PrecautionsFrom donning an SRP of more than Php 20,000 per unit last year, hoverboards now
Hoverboard Safety Tips and Usage Precautions
Tech Pinas / Posted 16 hours ago
From donning an SRP of more than Php 20,000 per unit last year, hoverboards now go for less than Php 15,000 in many toy and gadget stores these days. In fact, you can get one now at Kimstore for less than Php 9,000! I guess the sudden drop in the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
HS SPORTS: Standings, schedule and statsLackawanna League BOYS W L y-Delaware Valley 7 0 Abington Heights 6 1 Scran
HS SPORTS: Standings, schedule and stats
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 16 hours ago
Lackawanna League BOYS W L y-Delaware Valley 7 0 Abington Heights 6 1 Scranton Prep 6 1 Elk Lake 4 3 Scranton 4 3 Wallenpaupack 2 5 West Scranton 2 5 Valley View 1 6 Holy Cross 0 8 y-Clinched tie for division title Elk Lake at Valley... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Local roundup: Warriors roll past RochelleEthan Sanford scored 15 points for the Warriors (15-6, 5-3), while Sterling Tho
Local roundup: Warriors roll past Rochelle
SaukValley.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Ethan Sanford scored 15 points for the Warriors (15-6, 5-3), while Sterling Thornton added 13 and Juan-Antonio Gomez chipped in 11. Sterling outscored the Hubs 22-7 in the second quarter to take control. Stillman Valley 71, Rock Falls 65: The... Read more
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The Courier
Domaschenz, McGrath produce 400m doubleTARA Domaschenz and Caleb McGrath completed a stable 400m double at the Ballara
Domaschenz, McGrath produce 400m double
The Courier / Posted 16 hours ago
TARA Domaschenz and Caleb McGrath completed a stable 400m double at the Ballarat Gift Carnival at the Eastern Oval on Sunday. DOUBLE JOY: Ballarat coach Peter O'w Dwyer with 400m winners Caleb McGrath and Tara Domaschenz on Sunday. Picture: Dylan... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cougars' Moncayo shines at Wills InvitePLYMOUTH — Hazleton Area junior Jorge Moncayo had himself a big weekend at the
Cougars' Moncayo shines at Wills Invite
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 hours ago
PLYMOUTH — Hazleton Area junior Jorge Moncayo had himself a big weekend at the Ray Wills Invitational. The event features some of the top swimmers in the Wyoming Valley Conference and the Lackawanna League. Moncayo brought home two gold medals from... Read more
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The Advocate
Check out the results from the lsu high school last chance qualifier track and field meetAt Carl Maddox Field House Field events High jump: 1, Damon Guidry, Crowley,
Check out the results from the lsu high school last chance qualifier track and field meet
The Advocate / Posted 17 hours ago
At Carl Maddox Field House Field events High jump: 1, Damon Guidry, Crowley, 6-4. 2, Trymaine Samanie, Thibodaux, 6-2. 3, Brennan Dorsey, Parkview, 6-0. Shot put: 1, Nigel Despinasse, Catholic, 57-2. 2, Kellton Hollins, Zachary, 50-0½. 3,... Read more
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The Advocate
LSU last chance qualifier track meet: Lafayette High pole vaulter Armand Duplantis sets national prep indoor record; Zachary’s Janie O’Connor double winnerConsidering what happened on Saturday at LSU’s Carl Maddox Field House, it migh
LSU last chance qualifier track meet: Lafayette High pole vaulter Armand Duplantis sets national prep indoor record; Zachary’s Janie O’Connor double winner
The Advocate / Posted 17 hours ago
Considering what happened on Saturday at LSU’s Carl Maddox Field House, it might be time to change the name of LSU’s high school last chance qualifier. Lafayette High’s Armand “Mondo” Duplantis set a national high school indoor record while winning... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Bobcats’ swimming season comes to abrupt end at districtsMarshalltown did all it could to try and clear it, but all the time dropped was
Bobcats’ swimming season comes to abrupt end at districts
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 17 hours ago
Marshalltown did all it could to try and clear it, but all the time dropped was not enough to propel the Bobcats to the level they needed to be. For the first time since Marshalltown began its boys' swimming program in 1956, the Bobcats will be... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
CHS teams first, second at districtStaff report CARLSBAD — Clovis High’s girls took first place while the boys wer
CHS teams first, second at district
Clovis News Journal / Posted 18 hours ago
Staff report CARLSBAD — Clovis High’s girls took first place while the boys were second in Saturday’s District 3 swimming competition. The Lady Wildcats captured eight first-place finishes and added nine state-qualifying marks to their ledger. They... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Windsor uses depth, balance to dominate Tri-Valley Conference swim finalsIn the 50-yard butterfly Saturday at the Greeley Recreation Center, Windsor sen
Windsor uses depth, balance to dominate Tri-Valley Conference swim finals
Greeley Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
In the 50-yard butterfly Saturday at the Greeley Recreation Center, Windsor senior Lacey Whitehead and her teammate Hunter Waterman swam neck and neck. Both recorded top-four finishes in the event, during the highly competitive Class 4A Tri-Valley... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Weir’s Visnic qualifies for state swim meetVisnic was clocked in 59.87 as he finished third in the 100 fly. The top three
Weir’s Visnic qualifies for state swim meet
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Visnic was clocked in 59.87 as he finished third in the 100 fly. The top three finishers in each of the 22 events automatically qualified for the state meet on Feb. 18-19. The remaining 12 spots in the individual events and six relay qualifiers will... Read more
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Salem News
Quakers, others swim strong at invitationalBeaver Local's boys took second, while the host girls took third. South Range,
Quakers, others swim strong at invitational
Salem News / Posted 18 hours ago
Beaver Local's boys took second, while the host girls took third. South Range, Crestview, Salem, East Liverpool and Lisbon also competed. Area winners included Beaver Local's girls 200 medley relay (Hannah Myers, Claire Meredith, Laurel Meredith,... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Senior Leadership Lifts Frewsburg/Southwestern To County Swim TitlePeterson won the 100-yard freestyle (51.23) and took second in the 50-yard free
Senior Leadership Lifts Frewsburg/Southwestern To County Swim Title
The Post-Journal / Posted 18 hours ago
Peterson won the 100-yard freestyle (51.23) and took second in the 50-yard freestyle (23.13) while Cotter won the 50-yard freestyle (23.08) and took second in the 100-yard freestyle (51.38). Kohler won the 500-yard freestyle (5:24.5( and took second... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
H.S. swimming: Secaucus' David Son steals show - Boys SwimmingLYNDHURST — His wide grin and lively fist pump upon seeing the clock said it al
H.S. swimming: Secaucus' David Son steals show - Boys Swimming
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 18 hours ago
LYNDHURST — His wide grin and lively fist pump upon seeing the clock said it all. Secaucus freshman David Son was exuberant after setting the NJIC Championship meet record in the 100-yard butterfly, his first event in the conference tournament. The... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Qualifying marksFruita, GJ swimmers earn state times at Western Slope Championships Fruita Mon
Qualifying marks
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
Fruita, GJ swimmers earn state times at Western Slope Championships Fruita Monument’s Natalie McConnell will be going to state as an individual in the 200-yard freestyle and as a member of the Wildcats’ relay teams. Fruita Monument’s... Read more
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Daily News
First anniversary of IndependenceReproduced from Ceylon Daily News of February 5, 1949 *Independence Column Fou
First anniversary of Independence
Daily News / Posted 18 hours ago
Reproduced from Ceylon Daily News of February 5, 1949 *Independence Column Foundation Laid *Premier's Message *Need for Hard Work and Patriotic Duty The climax to Ceylon's first Independence anniversary celebrations was reached yesterday evening... Read more
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The Courier
Domaschenz, McCabe produce 400m doubleTARA Domaschenz and Caleb McCabe completed a stable 400m double at the Ballarat
Domaschenz, McCabe produce 400m double
The Courier / Posted 18 hours ago
TARA Domaschenz and Caleb McCabe completed a stable 400m double at the Ballarat Gift Carnival at the Eastern Oval on Sunday. DOUBLE JOY: Ballarat coach Peter O'w Dwyer with 400m winners Caleb McGrath and Tara Domaschenz on Sunday. Picture: Dylan... Read more
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Sunday Observer
South Asian Games: Mathew Abeysinghe strikes triple gold Record breaking Sri Lankan swimming prodigy Mathew Abeysinghe showed his clas
South Asian Games: Mathew Abeysinghe strikes triple gold
Sunday Observer / Posted 19 hours ago
Record breaking Sri Lankan swimming prodigy Mathew Abeysinghe showed his class in no uncertain terms as he bagged three gold medals and promised more on the first day of the South Asian Games... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Track athletes do well at YSU’s Invitational meetStaff report YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown State indoor track and field teams far
Track athletes do well at YSU’s Invitational meet
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 hours ago
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown State indoor track and field teams fared well in the two-day YSU National Invitational at the WATTS. Austin McLean won the mile run at the Armory Elite Invitational and Arnaldo Morales finished first in the... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
The ball stopped at Hermann in Cardinal water polo winsJulia Hermann made 28 saves, Kat Klass had hat tricks in both games and the top
The ball stopped at Hermann in Cardinal water polo wins
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 19 hours ago
Julia Hermann made 28 saves, Kat Klass had hat tricks in both games and the top-ranked Stanford women's water polo team turned suffocating fourth-quarter defense into a pair of wins Saturday, the first day of the Stanford Invitational. Playing in... Read more
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