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Getty ImagesBasil D'Oliveira in action for England at the Kennington Oval, London. Photo by Keystone/Getty Images South Africa has a long and rich sports heritage, with the history of formalised...
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2014/09/19 08:31
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Publication: theday.com Participating in weekly runs with legendary marathon champion Johnny Kelley back in the 1970s was a lot like attending a religious service. We congregants flocked on Sunday...
2014/09/18 22:24
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The Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame revealed its class of 2014 Tuesday. One team and one individual will go in this year, with the induction ceremony taking place Oct. 25. Rick Klassen is being...
2014/09/18 18:36
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... Tommie Smith’s arm, the one that the athlete raised in a world-famous black power salute during the 1968 Olympic Games. The golden arms are hung like vertebrae in a paleontological exhibit. It’s a...
2014/09/18 16:03
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Before any of the six entrants in the 2014 Sinquefield Cup had nudged a white pawn to e4, they’d already been hailed as the strongest collection of chess talent ever assembled. The tournament, held in...
2014/09/18 12:27
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NYON, Switzerland – As UEFA prepares to select the 13 host cities for the 2020 European Championship, Michel Platini's continent-wide project still faces skepticism and question marks. Is it an...
2014/09/18 00:07
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 MACON, GA – The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Honors Court has selected eight new members for the state’s athletic Hall of Fame. The Class of 2015 includes William...
2014/09/17 22:44
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CHULA VISTA — South County cities are banding together to become San Diego’s South County host town for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. Chula Vista, National City, Coronado and...
2014/09/17 09:09
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... don’t think about our shared sporting heritage because we’re so used to being stronger together. So we don’t think about how much of our heritage would be stripped away from us if we were...
2014/09/16 23:43
2014/09/16 23:43
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... to my calculations, Glenn Hoddle sang (or at least joined the chorus) on no fewer than five UK top-20 hit singles between 1981 and 1987, two of which managed to reach the top five,”...
2014/09/16 12:01
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As part of the Totally Thames festival, Londonist last week took to the good ship Millennium Diamond (flagship of the City Cruises fleet) for a quiz along the Thames. We set 50 questions, all relating...
2014/09/14 17:34
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... fascinating points of interest for visitors that it’s difficult to pick and choose among them. Certainly the major European capitals rank first on most visitors’ lists. Away from the...
2014/09/12 14:31
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When Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup it overshadowed Fifa's equally controversial decision to hand the 2018 tournament to Russia. In the years since, Qatar has dominated the headlines, but with...
2014/09/12 03:40
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The day was Dec. 2, 1972. Perkins Natatorium was packed. The SMU Men’s Swim Team competed against the University of Southern California. SMU first-year Eddie Sinnott prepared to be the first member...
2014/09/09 04:27
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While the world's eyes are on his city, the prolific Londoner seeks to illuminate his little corner of the capital, post-GFC. John Lanchester has been travelling on the London Underground a lot...
2014/09/08 23:43
2014/09/08 23:43
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... coaches to conduct the first track coaches' clinic in Mexico in 1967 in preparation for the 1968 Olympic Games. Erfurth became director of athletics in 1978, and since then had served on...
2014/09/08 22:04
2014/09/08 22:04
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In accumulating this list of worst ballparks, we left out anything built before the modern era of ballparks (1909 started a new era when Forbes Field and Shibe Park were the first to be constructed...
2014/09/08 21:23
2014/09/08 21:23
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A dozen exceptional Vermont sports legends make up the 2014 induction class of the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame. The VSHOF board of directors made the announcement Monday, September 8, 2014 at the Ross...
2014/09/08 00:58
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Serena Williams, reacts after defeating Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, during the championship match of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio...
2014/09/06 20:09
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... 6-1 6-7 3-5 Nishikori* (*Denotes server) Nishikori lost to Dan Evans of Great Britain in the first round last year. Imagine how you'd feel if you lost to Dan Evans of Great Britain. He's...
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