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2014/10/25 13:50
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Top export: Golden State Warriors’ Andrew Bogut. Photo: Getty Images Australian NBA star Andrew Bogut has fully committed to the Boomers' 2016 Rio Olympics campaign. The 29-year-old centre has not...
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2014/10/25 08:26
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Beijing to shut factories, grants holidays to workers to stem air pollution for APEC meeting Chinese vice premier has ordered a temporary shutdown of factories in and around Beijing to ensure air...
2014/10/25 01:02
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The Australian Boat Race 26 September 2014 The Australian Boat Race will once again ignite Sydney Harbour this October. Bragging rights will be on the line as two old rivals - the University of...
2014/10/24 21:33
2014/10/24 21:33
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Do NBA Players Really Dislike Playing With Kobe Bryant?24-10-2014 Do players really dislike playing alongside Kobe Bryant? Here is a response to Henry Abbott's ESPN article. ESPN most recently put...
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2014/10/23 21:20
2014/10/23 21:20
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Stifling, dirty air is not the only thing blanketing Beijing. Since Oct. 17, the Chinese capital has been under an all-encompassing security sweep, officially declared to be in a “combat status with...
2014/10/23 19:04
2014/10/23 19:04
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The IOC is pushing forward with plans to revamp the troubled Olympic bidding process by making it more of an "invitation" rather than an "application" - but the ban remains on member visits to...
2014/10/21 16:29
2014/10/21 16:29
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The trial On Tuesday in South Africa, a court in Pretoria sentenced former Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius to five years imprisonment for 'culpable homicide,' for killing his girlfriend Reeva...
2014/10/20 19:32
2014/10/20 19:32
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Playful yet menacing, the fangs of a grinning dragon greet you as you enter @Large, dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s extensive installation at Alcatraz, the notorious former prison in San...
2014/10/19 23:02
2014/10/19 23:02
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BEIJING — If running a 42 kilometer foot race was not tough enough, Sunday’s Beijing International Marathon saw thousands of competitors brave a “hazardous” smog which engulfed the Chinese...
2014/10/17 15:45
2014/10/17 15:45
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BEIJING, China – The huge mechanical creature rears up, its eyes glowing red, smoke billowing from its dragon's snout and its primeval howl echoing in the Beijing night as it approaches its arachnid...
2014/10/17 04:55
2014/10/17 04:55
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Recently, I argued that China has a strong security interest in delaying Korean unification. At a Korean National Defense University (KNDU) panel event earlier this month, on which I sat, there was...
2014/10/15 16:05
2014/10/15 16:05
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Kansas City, Kan. • Jill Ellis was chatting with some of her U.S. women’s national team players this week when one of them mentioned that it was about time they played some games that mattered. They...
2014/10/14 13:31
2014/10/14 13:31
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Gilbert wins Tour of Beijing, Modolo takes final stage Sacha Modolo captured the win in Tuesday's Tour of Beijing finale. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com BEIJING (AFP) — Belgium’s Philippe...
2014/10/11 02:46
2014/10/11 02:46
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GRAHAM Arnold could have arrived at Sydney FC in triumph. He could have ridden a wave of success after a fruitful stint at Central Coast Mariners, including that career-affirming 2012-13 A-League...
2014/10/10 04:16
2014/10/10 04:16
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Beijing pollution hovered at hazardous levels for a third straight day, prompting more production curbs and warnings for people to stay indoors. The concentration of PM2.5, fine particulates that...
2014/10/09 23:37
2014/10/09 23:37
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They’ll meet for Billy Joe’s European and British middleweight titles but it’s been a real pain in the backside getting this one together, mainly because dealing with Chris Snr, who acts as his eldest...
2014/10/09 23:15
2014/10/09 23:15
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A young Texas fan gives the "Hook 'em Horns" sign during the first half of the Orange and White spring NCAA college football game on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael...
2014/10/09 03:06
2014/10/09 03:06
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Hazardous levels of air pollution enveloped northern China for a second day, with smog in Beijing exceeding World Health Organization-recommended levels by more than 15 times. The concentration of...
2014/10/08 18:47
2014/10/08 18:47
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Michael Phelps has been in the headlines for the wrong reasons recently. But if Jessica Fullalove strikes gold in the pool in Rio in 2016 Team GB will have every reason to toast the man who has...
2014/10/07 16:59
2014/10/07 16:59
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The gold medal for India in the men’s hockey competition was the high point of the Asian Games. It does not necessarily mean that the gold won in other disciplines glitters less. But for the...
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